Joe Greene (b. 1946) is an American football player, who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers through the 1970s. A member of the Football Hall of Fame, Greene is nicknamed "Mean Joe Greene," and may be best remembered for a Coca-Cola commercial, which TV Guide has listed as one of the ten greatest commericals of all time.
- In a Sesame Street spoof of the famous commercial, a football player named "Big Murray" (Gordon) accepts a number 7 from a young fan, whom he rewards with a towel that also has a 7 on it. (EKA: Episode 2358)