Set 19 school records as a quarterback for the University of Oregon Ducks.
Selected in the third round of the 1973 NFL draft by the San Diego Chargers; spent his entire career (1973-87) with the team and led them to the AFC West title three straight years (1979-81).
Covered the Chargers' September 26, 2010, road game in Seattle when San Diego's QB Philip Rivers threw for 455 yards, eclipsing Fouts' franchise mark of 444 yards, set December 11, 1982.
Appeared with broadcaster Brent Musburger in Adam Sandler's 2003 movie The Waterboy.
Was one of the first athletes to be endorsed by Nike; the company named a building after him at their world headquarters in Beaverton, OR, in 1990.
Inducted into the San Diego Hall of Champions Hall of Fame (1989); the State of Oregon Sports Hall of Fame (1992); the Pro Football Hall of Fame (1993); and the San Francisco Bay Area Hall of Fame (1997).
Joined ABC Sports as a football analyst in 1997, before moving to CBS in 2008.
Suzanne — Son
Shannon — Son
Dominic — Son
Bob Fouts — Father
Jeri Fouts — Wife
Ryan — Son
Attended the University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, United States
Birth Name: Daniel
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, United States