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Y.A. Tittle

Yelberton Abraham Tittle

Position: QB
Height: 6-0    Weight: 192 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: October 24, 1926 in Marshall, TX
High School: Marshall
College: LSU   (school history)
Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 1st round (6th overall) of the 1948 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 44 (1829th overall since 1950)
7-time Pro Bowler & 3-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1971, finalist in 1970

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Y.A. Tittle'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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24 fourth quarter comebacks, 23 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 1951 7 1951-11-11 25-018 SFO NYY W 19-14 4QC / GWD
2 1951 12 1951-12-16 25-053 SFO DET W 21-17 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
3 1952 8 1952-11-16 26-023 SFO @ WAS W 23-17 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 1953 2 1953-10-04 26-345 SFO RAM W 31-30 4QC / GWD
5 1953 7 1953-11-08 27-015 SFO @ RAM W 31-27 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
6 1954 3 1954-10-10 27-351 SFO @ GNB W 23-17 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
7 1955 4 1955-10-16 28-357 SFO @ DET W 27-24 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 1956 2 1956-10-07 29-349 SFO RAM W 33-30 4QC / GWD
9 1956 9 1956-11-25 30-032 SFO @ PHI T 10-10 4QC
10 1956 10 1956-12-02 30-039 SFO @ BAL W 20-17 4QC / GWD
11 1956 12 1956-12-16 30-053 SFO BAL W 30-17 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 1957 2 1957-10-06 30-347 SFO RAM W 23-20 4QC / GWD
13 1957 3 1957-10-13 30-354 SFO @ CHI W 21-17 4QC / GWD
14 1957 5 1957-10-27 31-003 SFO CHI W 21-17 4QC / GWD
15 1957 6 1957-11-03 31-010 SFO DET W 35-31 4QC / GWD
16 1957 11 1957-12-08 31-045 SFO BAL W 17-13 4QC / GWD
17 1957 12 1957-12-15 31-052 SFO GNB W 27-20 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
18 1958 6 1958-11-02 32-009 SFO DET W 24-21 4QC / GWD
19 1958 9 1958-11-23 32-030 SFO @ GNB W 33-12 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 1959 5 1959-10-25 33-001 SFO CHI W 20-17 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
21 1960 9 1960-11-27 34-034 SFO @ BAL W 30-22 1 2 50.00% 19 0 0 83.3 9.50 9.50 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
22 1961 3 1961-10-01 34-342 NYG @ WAS W 24-21 24 41 58.54% 315 1 2 70.7 7.68 5.98 4 1 0.25 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
23 1962 8 1962-11-04 36-011 NYG STL W 31-28 8 31 25.81% 172 3 1 69.0 5.55 6.03 2 21 10.50 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
24 1963 12 1963-12-01 37-038 NYG @ DAL W 34-27 16 26 61.54% 220 2 3 74.7 8.46 4.81 2 3 1.50 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
25 1964 3 1964-09-25 37-337 NYG WAS W 13-10 12 22 54.55% 150 0 1 57.0 6.82 4.77 1 -7 -7.00 0 4QC / GWD
26 1964 10 1964-11-15 38-022 NYG @ STL T 10-10 10 16 62.50% 131 1 2 69.5 8.19 3.81 1 -2 -2.00 0 4QC

2 other games 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 1950 7 1950-11-05 24-012 BAL GNB W 41-21 QB deserves little credit
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 1954 2 1954-10-03 27-344 SFO @ RAM T 24-24 QB deserves little credit