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Cecil Isbell

Cecil Frank Isbell

Position: TB-HB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 190 lbs.

Born: July 11, 1915 in Houston, TX
Died: June 23, 1985 in Hammond, IN
High School: Sam Houston
College: Purdue   (school history)
Drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the 1st round (7th overall) of the 1938 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)
4-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Cecil Isbell'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.

5 fourth quarter comebacks, 6 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 1938 4 1938-09-28 23-079 GNB @ CRD W 24-22 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 1939 10 1939-11-26 24-138 GNB @ RAM W 7-6 4QC / GWD
3 1939 11 1939-12-03 24-145 GNB @ DET W 12-7 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
4 1941 4 1941-10-05 26-086 GNB CRD W 14-13 4QC / GWD
5 1941 6 1941-10-19 26-100 GNB @ RAM W 17-14 GWD
6 1941 11 1941-11-30 26-142 GNB @ WAS W 22-17 4QC / GWD

One other game 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 1942 2 1942-10-04 27-085 GNB @ CRD W 17-13 QB deserves little credit