The University of Louisville came through and Unitas left home for Kentucky. The football stadium at Towson University was renamed Johnny Unitas Stadium in 2002. 1 passer rating but he was lost for the balance of the season due to a knee injury in a week 12 loss to the Bears.
He spent the majority of his career playing for the Baltimore Colts. He has been consistently listed as one of the greatest NFL players of all time. He was a record-setting quarterback and the National Football League's most valuable player in 1959 1964 and 1967.