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Reports: Namath's life to be subject of movie

Updated: November 28, 2007, 2:41 PM ET
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Joe Namath was larger than life. He was a highly-touted high school prospect who starred for Bear Bryant at Alabama, took New York City by storm and led the New York Jets of the upstart AFL to a Super Bowl victory he had brashly guaranteed.

Sounds like a good idea for a movie.

Good enough that Universal Studios will make a movie about the Hall of Fame quarterback, with Jake Gyllenhaal playing Broadway Joe, according to reports.

The film will recount Namath's ...

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