Medal of Freedom: Before Stan Musial and Bill Russell, which athletes answered the President’s call?

Included among the 15 Presidential Medal of Freedom Award winners presented at the White House Tuesday are two sports greats, Bill Russell and Stan Musial. Test your knowledge about other athletes to receive the honor in the past.

2. This former Buffalo Bills quarterback went on to serve New York as a US congressman for 18 years:

Jack Kemp was the MVP of the American Football League in 1965, when he led Buffalo to its second straight championship. As a Republican lawmaker, he was a prominent figure during the Reagan revolution.

Jack Kemp was the MVP of the American Football League in 1965, when he led Buffalo to its second straight championship. As a Republican lawmaker, he was a prominent figure during the Reagan revolution.

Jack Kemp was the MVP of the American Football League in 1965, when he led Buffalo to its second straight championship. As a Republican lawmaker, he was a prominent figure during the Reagan revolution.

Jack Kemp was the MVP of the American Football League in 1965, when he led Buffalo to its second straight championship. As a Republican lawmaker, he was a prominent figure during the Reagan revolution.

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Joe Ferguson

 

Jim Kelly

 

Jack Kemp

 

Drew Bledsoe

 
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