Jerry Rice set numerous records in high school, including the long jump record.
He attended Mississippi Valley State University, a historically black college.
Rice was the 16th overall pick in the 1985 NFL Draft.
His incredible work ethic and practice habits contributed to his success.
Rice holds the Guinness World Record for most receptions in a single game.
He was named Super Bowl XXIII MVP.
Rice competed on "Dancing with the Stars" and finished in second place.
He is inducted into both the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the College Football Hall of Fame.