Brian Griese - Biography and Images

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Brian David Griese – born March 18, 1975 – is a former American football quarterback and current color commentator for Monday Night Football on ESPN.

He was drafted by the Broncos in the third round of the 1998 NFL Draft.

He played high school football at Christopher Columbus High School and later college football at Michigan.

Griese played three seasons at Michigan, leading the Wolverines to the 1997 National Chamionship.

After being selected in the third round by the Denver Broncos in the 1998 NFL Draft, he earned a Super Bowl ring with the Broncos in his rookie season, as John Elway (for whom Griese served as the backup) led the Broncos to a victory in Super Bowl XXXIII over the Atlanta Falcons.

Elway retired after the Super Bowl and Griese became the starting quarterback for the Broncos during the 1999 season.

Griese was a Pro Bowl selection with the Broncos in 2000.

After leaving the Broncos he started at quarterback for the Miami Dolphins (5 games in 2003), Chicago Bears (13 games in 2006 and 2007) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers (21 games in 2004, 2005, 2008).

In 2020, Griese joined the booth for Monday Night Football, working alongside Steve Levy and Louis Riddick. He is the son of Hall of Fame quarterback Bob Griese.