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John Brodie

John Riley Brodie

Position: QB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 198 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: August 14, 1935 in San Francisco, CA
High School: Oakland Technical
College: Stanford   (school history)    (Brodie college stats)
Drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the 1st round (3rd overall) of the 1957 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 99 (121st overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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John Brodie's Career 4th quarter comebacks and game-winning drives

The research for this page was done by Scott Kacsmar. Read his extensive three-part article (Part I - Part II - Part III) for full details.

View complete leaderboards for game-winning drives and comebacks.

21 fourth quarter comebacks, 22 game-winning drives

Age is Years-Days
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
1 1957 11 1957-12-08 22-116 SFO BAL W 17-13 4QC / GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
2 1958 1 1958-09-28 23-045 SFO PIT W 23-20 4QC / GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
3 1960 3 1960-10-09 25-056 SFO @ DET W 14-10 8 13 61.54% 105 2 0 126.6 8.08 11.15 2 29 14.50 0 4QC / GWD
4 1960 8 1960-11-20 25-098 SFO @ DAL W 26-14 13 29 44.83% 128 0 2 29.1 4.41 1.31 4 65 16.25 0 4QC / GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
5 1961 5 1961-10-15 26-062 SFO @ MIN W 38-24 11 14 78.57% 209 0 2 79.2 14.93 8.50 2 1 0.50 0 GWD
6 1961 8 1961-11-05 26-083 SFO DET T 20-20 13 21 61.90% 193 0 2 52.4 9.19 4.90 1 6 6.00 0 4QC
7 1961 13 1961-12-10 26-118 SFO GNB W 22-21 19 29 65.52% 328 2 0 126.8 11.31 12.69 5 10 2.00 0 4QC / GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
8 1962 5 1962-10-14 27-061 SFO @ CHI W 34-27 6 16 37.50% 121 1 1 59.6 7.56 6.00 0 0 0 GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
9 1965 10 1965-11-21 30-099 SFO RAM W 30-27 23 37 62.16% 214 2 2 73.5 5.78 4.43 0 0 0 4QC / GWD
10 1965 12 1965-12-05 30-113 SFO DET W 17-14 18 35 51.43% 209 1 1 67.4 5.97 5.26 0 0 0 4QC / GWD
11 1965 14 1965-12-19 30-127 SFO GNB T 24-24 26 34 76.47% 295 3 3 94.6 8.68 6.47 0 0 0 4QC
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
12 1966 6 1966-10-23 31-070 SFO DET W 27-24 18 35 51.43% 221 1 3 45.1 6.31 3.03 1 1 1.00 1 4QC / GWD
13 1966 9 1966-11-13 31-091 SFO @ CHI T 30-30 28 54 51.85% 327 0 1 62.8 6.06 5.22 0 0 0 4QC
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
14 1967 4 1967-10-08 32-055 SFO @ RAM W 27-24 18 35 51.43% 269 3 3 69.8 7.69 5.54 2 7 3.50 0 4QC / GWD
15 1967 5 1967-10-15 32-062 SFO @ PHI W 28-27 17 28 60.71% 216 0 0 84.8 7.71 7.71 1 10 10.00 0 4QC / GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
16 1968 7 1968-10-27 33-074 SFO @ DET W 14-7 22 37 59.46% 239 1 0 87.6 6.46 7.00 1 -5 -5.00 0 GWD
17 1968 12 1968-12-01 33-109 SFO GNB W 27-20 24 39 61.54% 301 3 1 100.5 7.72 8.10 1 9 9.00 0 4QC / GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
18 1969 9 1969-11-16 34-094 SFO BAL W 20-17 29 37 78.38% 290 2 1 106.1 7.84 7.70 3 15 5.00 0 4QC / GWD
19 1969 14 1969-12-21 34-129 SFO PHI W 14-13 8 14 57.14% 77 1 1 66.7 5.50 3.71 0 0 0 4QC / GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
20 1970 2 1970-09-27 35-044 SFO CLE W 34-31 20 31 64.52% 277 3 0 125.3 8.94 10.87 2 7 3.50 0 4QC / GWD
21 1970 12 1970-12-06 35-114 SFO ATL W 24-20 20 30 66.67% 268 1 1 92.1 8.93 8.10 1 8 8.00 0 4QC / GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
22 1971 8 1971-11-07 36-085 SFO @ MIN W 13-9 13 30 43.33% 110 1 2 36.8 3.67 1.33 2 1 0.50 0 GWD
23 1971 14 1971-12-19 36-127 SFO DET W 31-27 14 20 70.00% 186 3 1 117.9 9.30 10.05 1 10 10.00 1 4QC / GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
24 1972 14 1972-12-16 37-124 SFO MIN W 20-17 10 15 66.67% 165 2 2 103.5 11.00 7.67 0 0 0 4QC / GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
25 1973 2 1973-09-23 38-040 SFO @ DEN W 36-34 13 34 38.24% 164 0 1 41.8 4.82 3.50 4 14 3.50 1 4QC / GWD

3 other games of note

Age is Years-Days
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
1 1960 9 1960-11-27 25-105 SFO @ BAL W 30-22 12 23 52.17% 207 1 0 97.6 9.00 9.87 1 4 4.00 0 QB deserves little credit
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
2 1969 3 1969-10-05 34-052 SFO WAS T 17-17 18 29 62.07% 149 1 1 72.3 5.14 4.28 1 2 2.00 0 QB deserves little credit
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
3 1970 5 1970-10-18 35-065 SFO NOR T 20-20 17 36 47.22% 264 2 3 55.8 7.33 4.69 0 0 0 QB deserves little credit