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John Hadl

John Willard Hadl

Position: QB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 214 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: February 15, 1940 in Lawrence, KS
High School: Lawrence
College: Kansas   (school history)    (Hadl college stats)
Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 1st round (10th overall) of the 1962 NFL Draft.
Drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the 3rd round (24th overall) of the 1962 AFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 104 (89th overall since 1950)
6-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

Coaching Record

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John Hadl'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.

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15 fourth quarter comebacks, 15 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 1963 5 1963-10-13 23-240 SDG NYJ W 24-20 8 12 66.67% 134 1 0 131.9 11.17 12.83 4 38 9.50 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 1965 9 1965-11-07 25-265 SDG @ DEN W 35-21 13 23 56.52% 256 3 2 98.9 11.13 9.83 0 0 0 GWD
3 1965 11 1965-11-25 25-283 SDG BUF T 20-20 18 37 48.65% 315 0 2 55.6 8.51 6.08 5 12 2.40 0 4QC
4 1965 13 1965-12-12 25-300 SDG @ HOU W 37-26 11 25 44.00% 146 1 1 59.7 5.84 4.84 6 48 8.00 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
5 1966 12 1966-12-04 26-292 SDG @ HOU W 28-22 20 35 57.14% 341 4 3 92.7 9.74 8.17 1 3 3.00 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
6 1967 1 1967-09-09 27-206 SDG BOS W 28-14 15 29 51.72% 242 2 1 88.6 8.34 8.17 4 28 7.00 0 GWD
7 1967 4 1967-10-08 27-235 SDG BOS T 31-31 17 29 58.62% 249 3 0 121.2 8.59 10.66 4 20 5.00 1 4QC
8 1967 9 1967-11-19 27-277 SDG @ KAN W 17-16 11 23 47.83% 139 1 1 63.5 6.04 4.96 5 -4 -0.80 0 4QC / GWD
9 1967 10 1967-11-23 27-281 SDG DEN W 24-20 13 26 50.00% 202 0 1 60.1 7.77 6.04 1 5 5.00 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
10 1968 2 1968-09-21 28-219 SDG HOU W 30-14 17 28 60.71% 265 1 2 74.3 9.46 6.96 3 1 0.33 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
11 1969 4 1969-10-04 29-231 SDG CIN W 21-14 17 27 62.96% 238 0 1 75.8 8.81 7.15 0 0 0 GWD
12 1969 6 1969-10-19 29-246 SDG @ BOS W 13-10 15 26 57.69% 163 0 0 76.3 6.27 6.27 7 19 2.71 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
13 1970 2 1970-09-27 30-224 SDG OAK T 27-27 10 25 40.00% 242 3 2 82.0 9.68 8.48 5 37 7.40 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 1971 1 1971-09-19 31-216 SDG KAN W 21-14 17 37 45.95% 260 2 1 76.4 7.03 6.89 1 2 2.00 0 4QC / GWD
15 1971 9 1971-11-15 31-273 SDG STL W 20-17 20 28 71.43% 216 1 1 90.8 7.71 6.82 2 5 2.50 0 GWD
16 1971 12 1971-12-05 31-293 SDG MIN W 30-14 20 29 68.97% 165 2 1 91.9 5.69 5.52 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
17 1972 3 1972-10-01 32-229 SDG @ OAK T 17-17 9 13 69.23% 156 0 1 77.7 12.00 8.54 3 27 9.00 0 4QC
18 1972 4 1972-10-08 32-236 SDG @ BAL W 23-20 12 20 60.00% 148 0 3 43.3 7.40 0.65 2 5 2.50 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
19 1975 5 1975-10-19 35-246 GNB @ DAL W 19-17 15 28 53.57% 174 1 2 54.8 6.21 3.71 5 12 2.40 0 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 1965 3 1965-09-26 25-223 SDG KAN T 10-10 11 27 40.74% 82 0 3 9.1 3.04 -1.96 2 1 0.50 0 QB deserves no 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 12 1969-11-27 29-285 SDG @ HOU W 21-17 12 17 70.59% 144 0 0 96.2 8.47 8.47 1 3 3.00 0 QB deserves no 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 9 1970-11-15 30-273 SDG @ BOS W 16-14 16 36 44.44% 238 2 0 85.2 6.61 7.72 1 -2 -2.00 0 QB deserves no credit