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Stanford to retire John Elway's No. 7

Updated: August 7, 2013, 11:10 PM ET
Associated Press

STANFORD, Calif. -- Thirty years after he left school, Stanford football is retiring John Elway's No. 7 jersey.

The former Cardinal quarterback and No. 1 overall pick of the 1983 NFL draft will have his jersey retired during halftime of Stanford's home game against Oregon on Nov. 7. Elway, now the executive vice president of the Denver Broncos, will be only the third player to have his jersey enshrined by the school, joining Ernie Nevers ( No. 1) and Jim Plunkett (No. 16).

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