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Elvis M. Grbac (born August 13, 1970) is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) and currently serves as the head football coach, Marianist Urban Student Program director, and athletic director at Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School in Cleveland.[1] During his career he played for the San Francisco 49ers, the Kansas City Chiefs, and the Baltimore Ravens. He was drafted in the eighth round (219th overall) by the 49ers in 1993, and served in his rookie year as the backup to Steve Young. He also played for Kansas City (1997–2000) and Baltimore (2001).

Elvis Grbac
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Grbac with the Chiefs
No. 18, 11, 15
Personal information
Born:August 13, 1970 (age 50)
ClevelandOhio, U.S.
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school:St. Joseph (Cleveland, OH)
NFL Draft:1993 / Round: 8 / Pick: 219
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Passing yards:16,774
QB Rating:79.6
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Grbac was in the 49ers' team that won a Super Bowl (collecting a single attempted passage and one passage failed[2]), and was in the Chiefs' team that won the AFC West title in 1997. Grbac is one of the Chiefs' "most despised"[3] players in team history, and is considered one of the worst players in the history of the Chiefs, with the fans that at the time "weren't sure if Grbac knew the color of his own team's jersey when passing the ball."[3] Grbac is also considered the[4] worst free-agent signing in the history of the Baltimore Ravens.[4]

Grbac is also noted for having been elected by mistake "sexiest athlete alive" by People.[5]

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