Joe Namath Shares His Loosely Connected Thoughts on Life Via YouTube

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↵B-Joe, as he introduces himself in this discursive YouTube clip, plans to live to see the ripe old age of 100. Far be it from us to deny him that sort of longevity, but based solely on this video, it's shaping up to be another 33 years of rambling in the Namath household. Reflecting on the nature of change, Joe encourages viewers to ask themselves how they've changed over the years, using birthdays as placeholders in time. ↵

↵On the occasion of his 67th on Monday, Namath posted a few videos on his nascent YouTube account. Using the Adam Schefter-approved method of facing the camera with a bookcase as a backdrop, the former Jets quarterback shared his ruminations on birthdays, as well as a host of other subjects from his past. Did you know nickels used to have pictures of bumblebees on them? ↵

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↵In this video, he muses about the thrill of turning 16 and getting his license, and then turning 21, with the obvious privilege that entails. In between, he boasts how his generation was able to lower the voting age to 18. Thanks for that, Joe Namath and the Baby Boomers! Then, of course, came the memory of Joe Namath at 25: ↵

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↵"I was 25 and fancy free, boy, and we had just won a Su-per Bowl! That's what I remember about being 25." ↵

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↵Sounds like a great time to be alive. Anyway, to round out the trio of videos, Joe spoke about the Broncos decision to draft Tim Tebow. You might think that's slightly out of place given the other subjects being discussed, but apparently Namath has decided that's what he'll remember most about age 67. Not quite as exciting as 25, but what is? ↵

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This post originally appeared on the Sporting Blog. For more, see The Sporting Blog Archives.

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