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Gifford Nielsen

Stanley Gifford Nielsen

Position: QB
Height: 6-4    Weight: 205 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: October 25, 1954 in Provo, UT
High School: Provo
College: BYU   (school history)    (Nielsen college stats)
Drafted by the Houston Oilers in the 3rd round (73rd overall) of the 1978 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 10 (6864th overall since 1950)

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

Gifford Nielsen's Career 4th quarter comebacks and game-winning drives

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2 fourth quarter comebacks, 2 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 1981 16 1981-12-20 27-056 HOU PIT W 21-20 24 37 64.86 377 3 2 103.1 10.19 9.38 3 4 1.33 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
2 1982 2 1982-09-19 27-329 HOU SEA W 23-21 17 37 45.95 131 1 1 52.9 3.54 2.86 2 7 3.50 0 4QC / GWD