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Don Meredith

Joe Donald Meredith (Dandy Don)

Position: QB
Height: 6-3    Weight: 210 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: April 10, 1938 in Mount Vernon, TX
Died: December 5, 2010 in Sante Fe, NM
High School: Mount Vernon
College: SMU   (school history)    (Meredith college stats)
Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 3rd round (32nd overall) of the 1960 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 71 (531st overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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

Don Meredith's Career 4th quarter comebacks and game-winning drives

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8 fourth quarter comebacks, 8 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 14 1963-12-15 25-249 DAL @ STL W 28-24 9 18 50.00 149 2 0 115.3 8.28 10.50 3 16 5.33 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
2 1965 8 1965-11-07 27-211 DAL SFO W 39-31 11 20 55.00 216 2 2 86.7 10.80 8.30 1 6 6.00 0 4QC / GWD
3 1965 9 1965-11-14 27-218 DAL PIT W 24-17 14 31 45.16 245 2 2 67.3 7.90 6.29 3 21 7.00 0 4QC / GWD
4 1965 13 1965-12-11 27-245 DAL STL W 27-13 16 30 53.33 326 3 0 125.1 10.87 12.87 6 23 3.83 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
5 1966 2 1966-09-25 28-168 DAL MIN W 28-17 8 22 36.36 153 2 0 91.7 6.95 8.77 6 33 5.50 1 4QC / GWD
6 1966 5 1966-10-16 28-189 DAL @ STL T 10-10 15 34 44.12 203 0 3 27.0 5.97 2.00 4 12 3.00 0 4QC
7 1966 9 1966-11-13 28-217 DAL @ WAS W 31-30 21 29 72.41 406 2 1 123.1 14.00 13.83 6 32 5.33 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
8 1967 4 1967-10-08 29-181 DAL @ WAS W 17-14 17 31 54.84 237 2 2 74.3 7.65 6.03 4 31 7.75 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
9 1968 12 1968-11-28 30-232 DAL WAS W 29-20 11 21 52.38 130 0 1 51.7 6.19 4.05 3 6 2.00 0 4QC / GWD