Miami Dolphins legend Dan Marino turns 54

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Pittsburgh's quarterback Dan Marino looks for a receiver as he goes up against Syracuse in first half action, Nov. 3, 1979 in Pittsburgh. The freshman signal-caller threw for two touchdowns in his first varsity start. Marino led the 12th-ranked Panthers to a 28-21 victory. (AP Photo/Bill Lyons)
PITTSBURGH, PA - 1979: Quarterback Dan Marino #13 of the Pittsburgh Panthers waits for the game to start circa 1979 in in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Pittsburgh/Collegiate Images/Getty Images)
University of Pittsburgh quarterback Dan Marino indicates his feelings after his team scored their last touchdown in a 47-3 shellacking of Rutgers at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, Nov. 7, 1981. The Panthers should retain their number one rating in the polls. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
USA - CIRCA 1980s: Dan Marino of the Miami Dolphins drops back to pass circa 1980s. (Photo by Sporting News via Getty Images)
Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino (13) scrambles under pressure from New England Patriots Lester Williams (72) during second half NFL action at Sullivan Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., Nov. 14, 1983. The Pats downed the Dolphins 17-6. (AP Photo/Mike F. Kullen)
CIRCA 1980's: Quarterback Dan Marino #13 of the Miami Dolphins in this portrait talking with a coach on the sidelines circa late1980's during an NFL football game. Marino played for the Dolphins from 1983-99. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)
Quarterback Dan Marino of the Miami Dolphins during a 29 to 10 loss in Super Bowl XIX to the San Francisco 49ers played on January 20, 1985 at Stanford Stadium in Palo Alto, California. (Photo by Sylvia Allen/Getty Images)
Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino hold up his trophy for Most Valuble Player in the National Football League awarded by the Pro Football Writers of American in this Jan 7, 1985 photo in New York. Marino, the most prolific passer in NFL history, will announce his retirement Monday, a source close to the quarterback said Friday, March 10, 2000. The Dolphins confirmed a news conference for Marino is planned Monday, March 13. (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff)
PALO ALTO, CA - JANUARY 20: Dan Marino #13 of the Miami Dolphins turns to hand the ball off to Woody Bennett #34 against the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XIX on January 20, 1985 at Stanford Stadium in Palo Alto, California. The 49ers won the Super Bowl 38-16. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)
Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino wipes his face as he watches the action while the Dolphins defense tries to hold the New England Patriots in the first half of an AFC Championship game, Sunday, Jan. 12, 1986, Miami, Fla. Marino was having trouble getting his game going with a fumble in the first half and an interception in the early part of the second half. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
1990s: Dan Marino #13 of the Miami Dolphins before a game in the 1990s. (Photo by Rogers Photo Archive/Getty Images)
EAST RUTHERFORD, UNITED STATES: Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino (center) is sacked in the end zone for a safety by New York Jets Marvin Washington in the first quarter 01 November 1992, New Jersey. The Jets won 23 to 14. (Photo credit should read JOHN MOTTERN/AFP/Getty Images)
Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino (13) of the Miami Dolphins sets up to throw a pass during the Dolphins 29-10 loss to the Buffalo Bills in the 1992 AFC Championship Game on January 17, 1993 at Joe Robbie Stadium in Miami, Florida. (Photo by A. Neste/Getty Images)
Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino of the Miami Dolphins during the Dolphins 22-21 loss to the San Diego Chargers in the 1994 AFC Divisional Playoff Game on January 8, 1995 at Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Peter Brouillet/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - OCTOBER 8: Miami Dolphin's quarterback Dan Marino broke Fran Tarkenton's NFL career reception record with 3,687 with his fourth completion 08 Oct at Joe Robbie Stadium in Miami against the Indianapolis Colts. Marino ended the day with a career total of 3,702. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read CHRIS BERNACCHI/AFP/Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - NOVEMBER 3: Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino wears a weary scowl after he was sacked by New England Patriots defensive end Willie McGinest in fourth quarter action. (Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
MIAMI, : Miami Dolphins' quarter back Dan Marino (CR) passes through the defense of Washington Redskins' defensive ends Kenard Lang (L) and Chris Mimms (R) with help of offensive lineman James Brown (CL) in first quarter action of their game 21 August at Pro Player Stadium in Miami, Florida. AFP PHOTO Rhona WISE (Photo credit should read RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images)
MIAMI, : Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino gets ready to throw a pass in first quarter action in Mimi's NFL season opener against the Indianapolis Colts 31 August at Pro Player Stadium in Miami, FL. Marino is starting his 15th year as Dolphins quarterback. AFP PHOTO/Rhona WISE (Photo credit should read RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images)
MIAMI, : Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino (R) gets sacked by Buffalo Bills defensive end Bruce Smith (L) during the first quarter 17 November at Pro Player Stadium in Miami, FL. AFP PHOTO/Rhona WISE (Photo credit should read RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - OCTOBER 10: Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino (R) talks with one of his players 10 October, 1999, during their game against the Indianapolis Colts at the RCA Dome in Indianapolis. (Photo credit should read JOHN RUTHROFF/AFP/Getty Images)
MIAMI, UNITED STATES: Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino (TOP) is sacked by Indianapolis Colts defensive end Mark Thomas during second quarter action of their game 05 December 1999 at Pro Player Stadium in Miami, Florida. AFP PHOTO/RHONA WISE (Photo credit should read RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images)
DAVIE, UNITED STATES: Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino smiles after announcing his retirement after 17 years with the team 13 March, 2000, at the Dolphins training facility in Davie, FL. Marino is the NFL leader in all major passing categories, but did not win the Super Bowl during his career. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP PHOTO/Rhona WISE (Photo credit should read RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images)
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Pro Football Hall of Famer and Miami Dolphins legend Dan Marino spent the entirety of his 17-year career with the Miami Dolphins. He led the NFL is passing yards five times, and in 1984, eclipsed 5,000 while tossing 48 touchdown passes.

By most accounts, he's one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever live, despite never achieving the ultimate prize of a Super Bowl ring.

Today, Marino turns 54. Take time to click through the gallery above for Marino's career highlights, and definitely watch the video below to see Marino's opinion on the infamous Deflategate saga.

Hall Of Fame QB Dan Marino On Whether #DeflateGate Gave Brady An Advantage

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