Ben Roethlisberger, often referred to as “Big Ben,” is a former professional American football quarterback who enjoyed an illustrious career in the National Football League (NFL). Born on March 2, 1982, in Lima, Ohio, Roethlisberger played college football at Miami University before being selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of the 2004 NFL Draft. Throughout his 18-season career, all of which he spent with the Steelers, Roethlisberger became a franchise icon and one of the most accomplished quarterbacks in the league. He led the Steelers to multiple playoff appearances and secured two Super Bowl victories in Super Bowl XL and Super Bowl XLIII. Known for his toughness, strong arm, and ability to extend plays, Roethlisberger earned Pro Bowl honors multiple times and became the Steelers’ all-time leader in passing yards and touchdown passes. In 2022, he announced his retirement, leaving behind a legacy as one of the premier quarterbacks in NFL history.