First it was his #10 jersey at North Central High School. Then his #4 at Southern Mississippi.
I would say no one wearing your number at your high school and college is pretty good. Sharing that honor forever with the likes of Hutson, Lombardi, Canadeo, White, Starr and Nitschke is as priceless as it gets in this world.
But really, what took the Packers so long?
Here's a question: Does anyone know how many Packers have worn #4 before Favre and who they were?
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