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Dan Pastorini

Dante Anthony Pastorini Jr.

Position: QB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 208 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: May 26, 1949 in San Francisco, CA
High School: Bellarmine Prep
College: Santa Clara   (school history)
Drafted by the Houston Oilers in the 1st round (3rd overall) of the 1971 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 60 (883rd overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Dan Pastorini'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, 20 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 1971 13 1971-12-12 22-200 HOU @ BUF W 20-14 17 33 51.52 211 0 0 71.7 6.39 6.39 1 7 7.00 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 1974 8 1974-11-03 25-161 HOU @ NYJ W 27-22 18 28 64.29 221 1 1 85.6 7.89 7.00 3 6 2.00 0 4QC / GWD
3 1974 12 1974-12-01 25-189 HOU @ PIT W 13-10 10 19 52.63 84 1 0 81.9 4.42 5.47 5 0 0.00 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
4 1975 5 1975-10-19 26-146 HOU WAS W 13-10 10 17 58.82 135 0 1 59.7 7.94 5.29 2 19 9.50 0 4QC / GWD
5 1975 9 1975-11-16 26-174 HOU MIA W 20-19 11 22 50.00 111 0 0 64.8 5.05 5.05 1 0 0.00 0 4QC / GWD
6 1975 12 1975-12-07 26-195 HOU @ SFO W 27-13 11 23 47.83 118 0 0 63.3 5.13 5.13 4 36 9.00 0 GWD
7 1975 13 1975-12-14 26-202 HOU @ OAK W 27-26 17 41 41.46 217 3 3 52.6 5.29 3.46 2 17 8.50 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 1976 2 1976-09-19 27-116 HOU @ BUF W 13-3 9 24 37.50 80 0 1 29.9 3.33 1.46 2 14 7.00 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
9 1978 2 1978-09-10 29-107 HOU @ KAN W 20-17 7 12 58.33 47 0 0 67.0 3.92 3.92 2 -3 -1.50 0 4QC / GWD
10 1978 3 1978-09-17 29-114 HOU SFO W 20-19 15 24 62.50 179 1 1 81.8 7.46 6.42 1 3 3.00 0 4QC / GWD
11 1978 5 1978-10-01 29-128 HOU @ CLE W 16-13 14 29 48.28 215 1 1 70.3 7.41 6.55 2 0 0.00 0 4QC / GWD
12 1978 10 1978-11-05 29-163 HOU CLE W 14-10 17 25 68.00 242 1 2 79.1 9.68 6.88 2 -4 -2.00 0 4QC / GWD
13 1978 11 1978-11-12 29-170 HOU @ NWE W 26-23 15 28 53.57 200 1 1 73.5 7.14 6.25 3 -6 -2.00 0 4QC / GWD
14 1978 12 1978-11-20 29-178 HOU MIA W 35-30 10 15 66.67 156 1 1 95.4 10.40 8.73 0 0 0 4QC / GWD
15 1978 17 1978-12-24 29-212 HOU @ MIA W 17-9 20 29 68.97 306 1 0 115.0 10.55 11.24 3 -9 -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
16 1979 1 1979-09-02 30-099 HOU @ WAS W 29-27 12 30 40.00 176 1 3 31.4 5.87 2.03 3 -2 -0.67 0 4QC / GWD
17 1979 4 1979-09-23 30-120 HOU @ CIN W 30-27 15 33 45.45 198 2 2 59.9 6.00 4.48 2 5 2.50 0 GWD
18 1979 9 1979-10-28 30-155 HOU NYJ W 27-24 18 36 50.00 212 1 1 66.0 5.89 5.19 0 0 0 GWD
19 1979 13 1979-11-22 30-180 HOU @ DAL W 30-24 9 17 52.94 163 2 0 125.4 9.59 11.94 1 -2 -2.00 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
20 1981 15 1981-12-14 32-202 RAM ATL W 21-16 11 22 50.00 111 0 2 26.9 5.05 0.95 3 -3 -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 1977 2 1977-09-25 28-122 HOU @ GNB W 16-10 18 30 60.00 152 0 0 73.2 5.07 5.07 2 -7 -3.50 0 QB deserves no credit