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Earl Morrall

Earl Edwin Morrall

Position: QB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 205 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: May 17, 1934 in Muskegon, MI
Died: April 25, 2014
High School: Muskegon
College: Michigan St.   (school history)    (Morrall college stats)
Drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 1956 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 68 (604th overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Earl Morrall'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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16 fourth quarter comebacks, 13 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 1960 10 1960-12-04 26-201 DET @ BAL W 20-15 5 6 83.33 151 2 0 158.3 25.17 31.83 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
2 1961 2 1961-09-24 27-130 DET @ BAL W 16-15 9 16 56.25 100 1 2 56.2 6.25 1.88 3 18 6.00 0 4QC / GWD
3 1961 12 1961-12-03 27-200 DET @ CHI W 16-15 8 15 53.33 108 1 0 98.7 7.20 8.53 1 1 1.00 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
4 1962 12 1962-12-02 28-199 DET BAL W 21-14 7 8 87.50 113 1 0 158.3 14.13 16.63 5 4 0.80 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 1963 12 1963-11-28 29-195 DET GNB T 13-13 19 37 51.35 214 0 0 69.0 5.78 5.78 6 14 2.33 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
6 1964 2 1964-09-19 30-125 DET @ RAM T 17-17 12 22 54.55 113 1 1 65.2 5.14 4.00 1 2 2.00 0 4QC
7 1964 5 1964-10-11 30-147 DET @ MIN W 24-20 10 20 50.00 139 1 1 68.5 6.95 5.70 5 28 5.60 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
8 1965 2 1965-09-26 31-132 NYG @ PHI W 16-14 12 18 66.67 154 0 0 93.3 8.56 8.56 3 7 2.33 0 4QC / GWD
9 1965 7 1965-10-31 31-167 NYG STL W 14-10 10 25 40.00 129 1 1 53.6 5.16 4.16 1 0 0.00 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 1966 6 1966-10-16 32-152 NYG WAS W 13-10 5 14 35.71 139 1 1 67.3 9.93 8.14 2 0 0.00 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
11 1969 12 1969-12-07 35-204 BAL DET T 17-17 10 29 34.48 199 2 1 68.0 6.86 6.69 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
12 1970 17 1971-01-17 36-245 BAL N DAL W 16-13 7 15 46.67 147 0 1 54.0 9.80 6.80 1 1 1.00 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
13 1971 8 1971-11-08 37-175 BAL RAM W 24-17 10 30 33.33 104 0 2 16.5 3.47 0.47 2 4 2.00 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 1972 10 1972-11-19 38-186 MIA NYJ W 28-24 8 17 47.06 132 1 1 68.8 7.76 6.29 3 29 9.67 1 4QC / GWD
15 1972 15 1972-12-24 38-221 MIA CLE W 20-14 6 13 46.15 88 0 0 68.7 6.77 6.77 4 3 0.75 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
16 1974 14 1974-12-15 40-212 MIA NWE W 34-27 15 23 65.22 288 2 3 97.9 12.52 8.39 1 11 11.00 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
17 1975 14 1975-12-20 41-217 MIA DEN W 14-13 6 11 54.55 88 1 0 111.2 8.00 9.82 0 0 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 1966 1 1966-09-11 32-117 NYG @ PIT T 34-34 10 18 55.56 273 3 2 100.5 15.17 13.50 0 0 0 QB deserves little credit