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Billy Kilmer

William Orland Kilmer Jr.

Position: QB-HB
Height: 6-0    Weight: 204 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: September 5, 1939 in Topeka, KS
High School: Citrus
College: UCLA   (school history)    (Kilmer college stats)
Drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the 1st round (11th overall) of the 1961 NFL Draft.
Drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the 5th round (39th overall) of the 1961 AFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 75 (437th overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Billy Kilmer'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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14 fourth quarter comebacks, 16 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 1967 11 1967-11-26 28-082 NOR ATL W 27-24 7 15 46.67% 112 1 0 94.3 7.47 8.80 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
2 1968 5 1968-10-13 29-038 NOR MIN W 20-17 9 17 52.94% 93 1 3 49.0 5.47 -1.29 3 22 7.33 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
3 1969 9 1969-11-16 30-072 NOR @ NYG W 25-24 10 19 52.63% 153 1 0 97.0 8.05 9.11 1 12 12.00 0 4QC / GWD
4 1969 10 1969-11-23 30-079 NOR SFO W 43-38 13 24 54.17% 235 2 0 115.8 9.79 11.46 0 0 0 4QC / GWD
5 1969 14 1969-12-21 30-107 NOR PIT W 27-24 15 28 53.57% 219 2 1 88.2 7.82 7.64 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
6 1970 5 1970-10-18 31-043 NOR @ SFO T 20-20 8 13 61.54% 110 2 1 96.2 8.46 8.08 2 2 1.00 0 4QC
7 1970 8 1970-11-08 31-064 NOR DET W 19-17 16 28 57.14% 141 0 0 70.7 5.04 5.04 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
8 1971 8 1971-11-07 32-063 WAS PHI T 7-7 12 24 50.00% 153 1 4 44.6 6.38 -0.29 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
9 1972 1 1972-09-18 33-013 WAS @ MIN W 24-21 7 17 41.18% 57 0 1 25.9 3.35 0.71 1 -1 -1.00 0 4QC / GWD
10 1972 9 1972-11-12 33-068 WAS NYG W 27-13 15 23 65.22% 256 1 1 99.2 11.13 10.04 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
11 1975 4 1975-10-13 36-038 WAS STL W 27-17 15 29 51.72% 168 0 0 69.3 5.79 5.79 2 3 1.50 0 GWD
12 1975 7 1975-11-02 36-058 WAS DAL W 30-24 21 39 53.85% 301 3 4 65.2 7.72 4.64 2 4 2.00 1 4QC / GWD
13 1975 11 1975-11-30 36-086 WAS MIN W 31-30 13 25 52.00% 233 3 0 123.8 9.32 11.72 0 0 0 4QC / GWD
14 1975 12 1975-12-07 36-093 WAS @ ATL W 30-27 25 38 65.79% 320 3 1 107.3 8.42 8.82 4 9 2.25 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
15 1976 1 1976-09-12 37-007 WAS NYG W 19-17 17 35 48.57% 257 2 1 80.3 7.34 7.20 3 -3 -1.00 0 4QC / GWD
16 1976 3 1976-09-27 37-022 WAS @ PHI W 20-17 11 33 33.33% 96 0 3 4.5 2.91 -1.18 0 0 0 GWD
17 1976 7 1976-10-25 37-050 WAS STL W 20-10 4 6 66.67% 35 0 1 42.4 5.83 -1.67 3 1 0.33 0 4QC / GWD
18 1976 14 1976-12-12 37-098 WAS @ DAL W 27-14 14 30 46.67% 199 1 2 51.9 6.63 4.30 1 -1 -1.00 0 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 1968 11 1968-11-24 29-080 NOR @ DET T 20-20 6 12 50.00% 53 1 0 89.9 4.42 6.08 0 0 0 QB deserves little credit