Introducing real Super Bowl III MVP

Joe Namath wasn't the only standout player in Super Bowl III. Here are the five most outstanding performers from that historic game.

Originally Published: January 12, 2009
By Jeff Miller | Special to ESPN.com

The iconic image from the New York Jets' shocking upset of the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III, played 40 years ago, is of Joe Namath jogging toward the northwest tunnel of Miami's Orange Bowl after the game, wagging his right index finger in triumph.

The Jets' star quarterback was named the Super Bowl's Most Valuable Player after the toppling of the 18-point favorites, the American Football League's first Super Bowl win in three tries. The 16-7 upset ended talk among pro football's ...

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