Vito “Babe” Parilli (May 7, 1930 - July 15, 2017) (QB) was one of two New York Jets quarterbacks from Beaver County, Pennsylvania who played under Paul “Bear” Bryant (at different times) in 1968 that captured Super Bowl III over the favored Baltimore Colts. Babe Parilli played college football at the University of Kentucky and was taken by the Green Bay Packers as the fourth overall pick in the 1952 NFL Draft. Parilli played for Green Bay (1952-53, 1957-1958), the Cleveland Browns (1956), the Oakland Raiders (1960), the Boston Patriots (1961-1967), the New York Jets (1968-1969) and the Ottawa Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League (1954-1955, 1959). In 1964, Parilli threw for 3,465 passing yards and a then-Patriots record 31 touchdowns. He was named to three NFL Pro Bowls as a Patriot and was the 1966 AFL All-Star Game Most Valuable Player. In 1968, Babe joined the New York Jets but was limited to the backup quarterback role behind Hall of Famer Joe Namath. After the Jets Super Bowl III upset over the Colts, Parilli remained with the Jets for one more season before retiring. Babe Parilli finished is career with 22,681 passing yards on 1,552 completions in 3,330 attempts. He added 178 touchdown passes and 220 interceptions during his 15 seasons in the AFL. He is one of twenty players to have played in the American Football League during its entire ten-year existence.