STANFORD, Calif. -- The daughter of former Stanford and
Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway has signed a letter of intent
to play for the university's women's basketball team.
Jessica Elway, a 5-foot-10 guard/forward from Englewood,
Colo., averaged 10.1 points and 5.1 rebounds as a senior at
Cherry Creek High School. Elway was the team captain for three
years and a four-year letter winner. She also had 61 assists as a
Her team finished second in this year's state tournament, and
Elway earned second-team All-State honors.
Her father starred at Stanford from 1979 to '82 before being
selected with the No. 1 overall pick in the 1983 NFL draft. At the
end of his career, Elway led the Broncos to two Super Bowl
Jessica's mother, Janet, divorced from John, was on the
Stanford swim team for the 1979-80 season.