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Jerry Rice

Hall of Fame Wide Receiver & Three-Time Super Bowl Champion

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 Jerry Rice Biography

Hall of Fame wide receiver and three-time Super Bowl champion Jerry Rice is widely regarded as the best wide receiver to ever play in the National Football League, and arguably the greatest player of all time. During his 15-year career with the San Francisco 49ers, Rice won three Super Bowls (Super Bowl XXIII (’88), Super Bowl XXIV (’89) and SB XXIX (’94)) and one Super Bowl MVP. He enjoyed three seasons with the Oakland Raiders, including a Super Bowl appearance and one season with the Seattle Seahawks before retiring in 2005. Rice was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in January 2010, his first year of eligibility.

Rice’s meticulous preparation and work ethic during his 20-year NFL career became legendary. He holds 36 NFL records – a record in itself. Has scored the most touchdowns in NFL history (208) and holds virtually every significant career receiving record, including receptions (1,549), yards receiving (22,895), all-purpose yards (23,546), touchdown receptions (197) and consecutive games with at least one catch (274).

After his retirement, Rice’s celebrity has grown beyond the football field. He finished second in the second season of the ABC hit-reality show Dancing with the Stars and has appeared on NBC’s Deal or No Deal and Law and Order SVU, FOX’s Don’t Forget the Lyrics, CBS’s The Class, CW’s The Game and One Tree Hill, Spike TV’s Pros vs. Joes, ABC’s American Inventor and The Biggest Loser. Rice took his love of golf on the Big Break’s 20th season, leading his team to victory against other NFL Legends on Big Break NFL Puerto Rico. He was a football analyst for ESPN and also co-hosted “Sports Sundays” with Raj Mathai on the San Jose NBC local affiliate. This success off the field and renowned work ethic has appealed numerous corporations to Rice, who is working as a brand ambassador/spokesperson for NIKE, Fanatics and Tri Star to name a few. Rice was recently named the San Francisco 49ers Foundation Honorary Chairman to aid in the foundation’s mission to educate and empower Bay Area youth.

Born in Crawford, Mississippi, Rice did not start playing football until he was a sophomore in high school. Despite becoming an All-State player, Rice was not recruited by many major college football programs and attended Mississippi Valley State University, a Division I-AA school. As a senior, he broke NCAA records for receptions, yards and touchdowns and acquired the nickname “World” because there wasn’t a ball in the world he couldn’t catch. MVSU later renamed its football stadium Rice-Totten Stadium in honor of Rice and quarterback Willie Totten. He was elected into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2006.

In 1985, Rice caught the eye of future 49ers Hall of Fame head coach Bill Walsh who drafted him with the 16th overall pick in the 1985 draft. In only his second season, Rice set the NFL record for touchdown receptions with 22 – a feat even more significant because the season was shortened to 12 games because of the players’ strike. By the late 1980s, Rice had become one of the biggest receiving threats in the NFL, teaming with Hall of Fame quarterbacks Joe Montana and Steve Young to win three championships. After leaving the 49ers, Rice continued to excel, having his 13th and 14th 1,000-yard receiving seasons and scoring his 200th TD in 2002 with Oakland.

During his career, Rice was selected to the Pro Bowl a record 13 times, won the NFL Most Valuable Player Award in 1987 and was Super Bowl MVP in Super Bowl XXIII. In 1999, he was ranked No. 2 in The Sporting News’ list of 100 Greatest Football Players – the highest-ranked active player and receiver – and in 2010, was voted the No. 1 player in the NFL Network's The Top 100: NFL's Greatest Players.

Rice resides in the San Francisco Bay Area and has four children.

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  • A Conversation with Jerry Rice: The Greatest of All Time on Winning and Excellence

    Reaching goals both on the field and off requires commitment, discipline and the ability to envision outcomes that result in success. Legendary Hall of Fame Wide Receiver and three-time Super Bowl Champion Jerry Rice shares with audiences the lessons he's learned on the road to success, while giving them practical tips they can apply immediately to the workplace and at home. He highlights the key characteristics people need to achieve their personal and professional objectives as well as the values that make relationships and organizations excel. Engaging, enlightening and inspirational, Rice offers audiences strategies and steps to motivate themselves and their teams to transform obstacles into opportunities and conquer challenges they never previously thought possible.

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    Booking fees for Jerry Rice, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jerry Rice, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jerry Rice for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jerry Rice for your next private or corporate function.
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Jerry Rice

Hall of Fame Wide Receiver & Three-Time Super Bowl Champion

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Jerry Rice Biography

Hall of Fame wide receiver and three-time Super Bowl champion Jerry Rice is widely regarded as the best wide receiver to ever play in the National Football League, and arguably the greatest player of all time. During his 15-year career with the San Francisco 49ers, Rice won three Super Bowls (Super Bowl XXIII (’88), Super Bowl XXIV (’89) and SB XXIX (’94)) and one Super Bowl MVP. He enjoyed three seasons with the Oakland Raiders, including a Super Bowl appearance and one season with the Seattle Seahawks before retiring in 2005. Rice was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in January 2010, his first year of eligibility.

Rice’s meticulous preparation and work ethic during his 20-year NFL career became legendary. He holds 36 NFL records – a record in itself. Has scored the most touchdowns in NFL history (208) and holds virtually every significant career receiving record, including receptions (1,549), yards receiving (22,895), all-purpose yards (23,546), touchdown receptions (197) and consecutive games with at least one catch (274).

After his retirement, Rice’s celebrity has grown beyond the football field. He finished second in the second season of the ABC hit-reality show Dancing with the Stars and has appeared on NBC’s Deal or No Deal and Law and Order SVU, FOX’s Don’t Forget the Lyrics, CBS’s The Class, CW’s The Game and One Tree Hill, Spike TV’s Pros vs. Joes, ABC’s American Inventor and The Biggest Loser. Rice took his love of golf on the Big Break’s 20th season, leading his team to victory against other NFL Legends on Big Break NFL Puerto Rico. He was a football analyst for ESPN and also co-hosted “Sports Sundays” with Raj Mathai on the San Jose NBC local affiliate. This success off the field and renowned work ethic has appealed numerous corporations to Rice, who is working as a brand ambassador/spokesperson for NIKE, Fanatics and Tri Star to name a few. Rice was recently named the San Francisco 49ers Foundation Honorary Chairman to aid in the foundation’s mission to educate and empower Bay Area youth.

Born in Crawford, Mississippi, Rice did not start playing football until he was a sophomore in high school. Despite becoming an All-State player, Rice was not recruited by many major college football programs and attended Mississippi Valley State University, a Division I-AA school. As a senior, he broke NCAA records for receptions, yards and touchdowns and acquired the nickname “World” because there wasn’t a ball in the world he couldn’t catch. MVSU later renamed its football stadium Rice-Totten Stadium in honor of Rice and quarterback Willie Totten. He was elected into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2006.

In 1985, Rice caught the eye of future 49ers Hall of Fame head coach Bill Walsh who drafted him with the 16th overall pick in the 1985 draft. In only his second season, Rice set the NFL record for touchdown receptions with 22 – a feat even more significant because the season was shortened to 12 games because of the players’ strike. By the late 1980s, Rice had become one of the biggest receiving threats in the NFL, teaming with Hall of Fame quarterbacks Joe Montana and Steve Young to win three championships. After leaving the 49ers, Rice continued to excel, having his 13th and 14th 1,000-yard receiving seasons and scoring his 200th TD in 2002 with Oakland.

During his career, Rice was selected to the Pro Bowl a record 13 times, won the NFL Most Valuable Player Award in 1987 and was Super Bowl MVP in Super Bowl XXIII. In 1999, he was ranked No. 2 in The Sporting News’ list of 100 Greatest Football Players – the highest-ranked active player and receiver – and in 2010, was voted the No. 1 player in the NFL Network's The Top 100: NFL's Greatest Players.

Rice resides in the San Francisco Bay Area and has four children.

Jerry Rice Videos

  • Jerry Rice: Did coach sabotage my Super Bowl? - YouTube
    Nov 30, 2016 ... Jerry Rice explains why he and teammate Tim Brown questioned then Raiders head coach, Bill Callahan's last-minute decision to change...
  • Jerry Rice: My golf obsession - YouTube
    Nov 30, 2016 ... Jerry Rice reveals that he would wake up at 4AM to hit golf balls before morning practice with the 49ers and refutes the notion that...
  • Best of Jerry Rice's Hall of Fame Speech | NFL - YouTube

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Jerry Rice Speaking Topics

  • A Conversation with Jerry Rice: The Greatest of All Time on Winning and Excellence

    Reaching goals both on the field and off requires commitment, discipline and the ability to envision outcomes that result in success. Legendary Hall of Fame Wide Receiver and three-time Super Bowl Champion Jerry Rice shares with audiences the lessons he's learned on the road to success, while giving them practical tips they can apply immediately to the workplace and at home. He highlights the key characteristics people need to achieve their personal and professional objectives as well as the values that make relationships and organizations excel. Engaging, enlightening and inspirational, Rice offers audiences strategies and steps to motivate themselves and their teams to transform obstacles into opportunities and conquer challenges they never previously thought possible.

FAQs on booking Jerry Rice

  • How to book Jerry Rice?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jerry Rice for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Jerry Rice, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Jerry Rice or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jerry Rice?

    Booking fees for Jerry Rice, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jerry Rice, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Jerry Rice?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jerry Rice for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jerry Rice for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Jerry Rice or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jerry Rice or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Jerry Rice is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jerry Rice for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. Jerry Rice generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Emmitt Smith, Dan Marino, Tim Tebow, Joe Theismann and Michael Irvin. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jerry Rice for an upcoming event.

Jerry Rice Speaker Videos

  • Jerry Rice: Did coach sabotage my Super Bowl? - YouTube
    Nov 30, 2016 ... Jerry Rice explains why he and teammate Tim Brown questioned then Raiders head coach, Bill Callahan's last-minute decision to change the plan of attack, afte ...
    Jerry Rice: My golf obsession - YouTube
    Nov 30, 2016 ... Jerry Rice reveals that he would wake up at 4AM to hit golf balls before morning practice with the 49ers and refutes the notion that he could play profession...
  • Best of Jerry Rice's Hall of Fame Speech | NFL - YouTube
    Jerry Rice on Moving From the 49ers to the Raiders...

Jerry Rice Speaking Topics

  • A Conversation with Jerry Rice: The Greatest of All Time on Winning and Excellence

    Reaching goals both on the field and off requires commitment, discipline and the ability to envision outcomes that result in success. Legendary Hall of Fame Wide Receiver and three-time Super Bowl Champion Jerry Rice shares with audiences the lessons he's learned on the road to success, while giving them practical tips they can apply immediately to the workplace and at home. He highlights the key characteristics people need to achieve their personal and professional objectives as well as the values that make relationships and organizations excel. Engaging, enlightening and inspirational, Rice offers audiences strategies and steps to motivate themselves and their teams to transform obstacles into opportunities and conquer challenges they never previously thought possible.

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