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Joe Namath

Joseph William Namath (Broadway Joe) (twitter: @RealJoeNamath)

Position: QB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 200 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: May 31, 1943 in Beaver Falls, PA
High School: Beaver Falls
College: Alabama   (school history)    (Namath college stats)
Drafted by the New York Jets in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1965 AFL Draft.
Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1st round (12th overall) of the 1965 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 94 (171st overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1985, finalist in 1983, 1984

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Joe Namath'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, 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 1966 3 1966-09-25 23-117 NYJ @ DEN W 16-7 16 35 45.71 206 1 2 50.4 5.89 3.89 0 0 0 4QC / GWD
2 1966 4 1966-10-02 23-124 NYJ @ BOS T 24-24 28 56 50.00 338 2 3 58.5 6.04 4.34 1 -1 -1.00 0 4QC
3 1966 5 1966-10-08 23-130 NYJ SDG W 17-16 11 22 50.00 129 1 3 43.7 5.86 0.64 1 -2 -2.00 0 4QC / GWD
4 1966 12 1966-12-03 23-186 NYJ @ OAK T 28-28 20 42 47.62 327 2 5 50.5 7.79 3.38 1 39 39.00 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
5 1967 2 1967-09-24 24-116 NYJ @ DEN W 38-24 22 37 59.46 399 2 2 92.1 10.78 9.43 0 0 0 GWD
6 1967 5 1967-10-15 24-137 NYJ HOU T 28-28 27 49 55.10 295 1 6 40.3 6.02 0.92 1 -5 -5.00 0 4QC
7 1967 7 1967-10-29 24-151 NYJ BOS W 30-23 22 43 51.16 362 2 2 75.9 8.42 7.26 1 -3 -3.00 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 1968 4 1968-10-05 25-127 NYJ SDG W 23-20 16 34 47.06 220 0 0 68.3 6.47 6.47 0 0 0 4QC / GWD
9 1968 6 1968-10-20 25-142 NYJ @ HOU W 20-14 12 27 44.44 145 0 0 61.5 5.37 5.37 1 1 1.00 1 4QC / GWD
10 1968 8 1968-11-03 25-156 NYJ BUF W 25-21 10 28 35.71 164 0 1 41.4 5.86 4.25 0 0 0 4QC / GWD
11 1968 17 1968-12-29 25-212 NYJ OAK W 27-23 19 49 38.78 266 3 1 68.9 5.43 5.73 1 14 14.00 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
12 1969 1 1969-09-14 26-106 NYJ @ BUF W 33-19 7 19 36.84 157 1 3 45.2 8.26 2.21 2 8 4.00 0 GWD
13 1969 7 1969-10-26 26-148 NYJ BOS W 23-17 10 21 47.62 115 0 1 44.7 5.48 3.33 1 16 16.00 0 4QC / GWD
14 1969 8 1969-11-02 26-155 NYJ MIA W 34-31 13 26 50.00 233 3 1 103.5 8.96 9.54 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
15 1972 6 1972-10-22 29-144 NYJ BAL W 24-20 5 16 31.25 228 2 3 80.2 14.25 8.31 0 0 0 4QC / GWD
16 1972 12 1972-12-03 29-186 NYJ NOR W 18-17 21 40 52.50 259 0 2 52.0 6.48 4.23 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 1974 9 1974-11-10 31-163 NYJ @ NYG W 26-20 20 31 64.52 236 2 0 109.1 7.61 8.90 3 4 1.33 1 4QC / GWD
18 1974 11 1974-11-24 31-177 NYJ MIA W 17-14 13 22 59.09 182 2 3 76.5 8.27 3.95 2 -3 -1.50 0 4QC / GWD
19 1974 13 1974-12-08 31-191 NYJ BUF W 20-10 8 19 42.11 131 2 0 101.0 6.89 9.00 1 0 0.00 0 4QC / GWD