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Matt Cavanaugh

Matthew Andrew Cavanaugh

Position: QB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 212 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: October 27, 1956 in Youngstown, OH
High School: Chaney
College: Pittsburgh   (school history)    (Cavanaugh college stats)
Drafted by the New England Patriots in the 2nd round (50th overall) of the 1978 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 15 (5629th overall since 1950)

Coaching Record

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Other SR Links: College Football at Sports-Reference.com

Matt Cavanaugh'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.

3 fourth quarter comebacks, 3 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 1980 16 1980-12-21 24-055 NWE @ NOR W 38-27 16 28 57.14% 233 3 1 105.2 8.32 8.86 2 8 4.00 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
2 1984 3 1984-09-16 27-325 SFO NOR W 30-20 3 8 37.50% 51 1 0 99.5 6.38 8.88 1 -4 -4.00 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
3 1986 15 1986-12-14 30-048 PHI @ DAL W 23-21 15 27 55.56% 260 2 1 97.8 9.63 9.44 3 12 4.00 0 4QC / GWD