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Dan Fouts

Daniel Francis Fouts

Position: QB
Height: 6-3    Weight: 204 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: June 10, 1951 in San Francisco, CA
High School: St. Ignatius
College: Oregon   (school history)    (Fouts college stats)
Drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the 3rd round (64th overall) of the 1973 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 122 (29th overall since 1950)
6-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1993

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Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD AV
1973 22 SDG QB 14 10 6 0-5-1 87 194 44.8 1126 6 3.1 13 6.7 69 5.8 3.4 12.9 112.6 46.0 14 129 4.79 2.56 6.7 1 0 2
1974 23 SDG QB 14 11 11 3-8-0 115 237 48.5 1732 8 3.4 13 5.5 75 7.3 5.5 15.1 157.5 61.4 12 99 6.56 4.85 4.8 2 2 7
1975 24 SDG QB 14 10 9 2-7-0 106 195 54.4 1396 2 1.0 10 5.1 57 7.2 5.1 13.2 139.6 59.3 25 197 5.45 3.59 11.4 1 1 6
1976 25 SDG QB 14 14 13 5-8-0 208 359 57.9 2535 14 3.9 15 4.2 81 7.1 6.0 12.2 181.1 75.4 39 220 5.82 4.82 9.8 1 2 11
1977 26 SDG qb 14 4 4 2-2-0 69 109 63.3 869 4 3.7 6 5.5 67 8.0 6.2 12.6 217.3 77.4 10 77 6.66 5.06 8.4 1 1 4
1978 27 SDG QB 14 15 14 9-5-0 224 381 58.8 2999 24 6.3 20 5.2 55 7.9 6.8 13.4 199.9 83.0 22 130 7.12 6.08 5.5 1 2 12
1979*+ 28 SDG QB 14 16 16 12-4-0 332 530 62.6 4082 24 4.5 24 4.5 65 7.7 6.6 12.3 255.1 82.6 28 195 6.97 5.89 5.0 1 1 16
1980* 29 SDG QB 14 16 16 11-5-0 348 589 59.1 4715 30 5.1 24 4.1 65 8.0 7.2 13.5 294.7 84.7 32 210 7.25 6.48 5.2 2 3 16
1981* 30 SDG QB 14 16 16 10-6-0 360 609 59.1 4802 33 5.4 17 2.8 67 7.9 7.7 13.3 300.1 90.6 19 134 7.43 7.27 3.0 4 4 19
1982*+ 31 SDG QB 14 9 9 6-3-0 204 330 61.8 2883 17 5.2 11 3.3 44 8.7 8.3 14.1 320.3 93.3 12 94 8.15 7.70 3.5 2 3 22
1983* 32 SDG QB 14 10 10 5-5-0 215 340 63.2 2975 20 5.9 15 4.4 59 8.8 7.9 13.8 297.5 92.5 14 107 8.10 7.32 4.0 2 1 9
1984 33 SDG QB 14 13 13 6-7-0 317 507 62.5 3740 19 3.7 17 3.4 61 7.4 6.6 11.8 287.7 83.4 29 228 6.55 5.83 5.4 1 1 11
1985* 34 SDG QB 14 14 12 7-5-0 254 430 59.1 3638 27 6.3 20 4.7 75 8.5 7.6 14.3 259.9 88.1 18 135 7.82 7.02 4.0 3 3 12
1986 35 SDG QB 14 12 12 3-9-0 252 430 58.6 3031 16 3.7 22 5.1 65 7.0 5.5 12.0 252.6 71.4 21 173 6.34 4.85 4.7 9
1987 36 SDG QB 14 11 10 5-5-0 206 364 56.6 2517 10 2.7 15 4.1 46 6.9 5.6 12.2 228.8 70.0 24 176 6.03 4.81 6.2 2 2 6
Career 181 171 86-84-1 3297 5604 58.8 43040 254 4.5 242 4.3 81 7.7 6.6 13.1 237.8 80.2 319 2304 6.88 5.90 5.4 24 26 162

Playoff Record as Starting QB: 1979 (0-1), 1980 (1-1), 1981 (1-1), 1982 (1-1)
Playoff Comebacks: 1980 (1),1981 (1),1982 (1)
Playoff Game-Winning Drives: 1980 (1),1981 (1),1982 (1)

Comeback and game-winning drive numbers are based on research by Scott Kacsmar, as described in parts I, II, and III on the blog.

Advanced Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Att Y/A+ NY/A+ AY/A+ ANY/A+ Cmp%+ TD%+ Int%+ Sack%+ Rate+
1973 22 SDG QB 14 10 6 0-5-1 194 85 90 81 84 77 90 85 107 78
1974 23 SDG QB 14 11 11 3-8-0 237 113 120 105 109 87 93 98 120 96
1975 24 SDG QB 14 10 9 2-7-0 195 109 101 99 96 105 72 99 83 94
1976 25 SDG QB 14 14 13 5-8-0 359 107 108 109 110 117 98 111 94 111
1977 26 SDG qb 14 4 4 2-2-0 109 123 121 113 113 132 97 98 101 114
1978 27 SDG QB 14 15 14 9-5-0 381 126 131 122 127 119 127 99 115 123
1979*+ 28 SDG QB 14 16 16 12-4-0 530 118 125 115 119 127 104 104 116 118
1980* 29 SDG QB 14 16 16 11-5-0 589 123 128 120 124 114 111 105 112 118
1981* 30 SDG QB 14 16 16 10-6-0 609 118 131 126 134 111 115 122 125 125
1982*+ 31 SDG QB 14 9 9 6-3-0 330 133 143 130 136 119 111 113 122 124
1983* 32 SDG QB 14 10 10 5-5-0 340 132 142 124 131 121 118 98 125 121
1984 33 SDG QB 14 13 13 6-7-0 507 106 113 107 111 121 95 111 117 110
1985* 34 SDG QB 14 14 12 7-5-0 430 130 138 121 127 112 125 92 125 118
1986 35 SDG QB 14 12 12 3-9-0 430 101 110 93 98 113 95 85 119 96
1987 36 SDG QB 14 11 10 5-5-0 364 99 103 95 97 105 85 98 107 95
Career 181 171 86-84-1 5604

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1973 22 SDG QB 14 10 6 7 32 0 16 4.6 3.2 0.7 32 0 2
1974 23 SDG QB 14 11 11 19 63 1 16 3.3 5.7 1.7 63 1 4
1975 24 SDG QB 14 10 9 23 170 2 32 7.4 17.0 2.3 170 2 3
1976 25 SDG QB 14 14 13 18 65 0 13 3.6 4.6 1.3 65 0 8
1977 26 SDG qb 14 4 4 6 13 0 11 2.2 3.3 1.5 13 0 4
1978 27 SDG QB 14 15 14 20 43 2 22 2.2 2.9 1.3 43 2 10
1979*+ 28 SDG QB 14 16 16 26 49 2 26 1.9 3.1 1.6 49 2 13
1980* 29 SDG QB 14 16 16 23 15 2 9 0.7 0.9 1.4 15 2 11
1981* 30 SDG QB 14 16 16 22 56 0 13 2.5 3.5 1.4 56 0 9
1982*+ 31 SDG QB 14 9 9 9 8 1 9 0.9 0.9 1.0 8 1 2
1983* 32 SDG QB 14 10 10 12 -5 1 3 -0.4 -0.5 1.2 -5 1 5
1984 33 SDG QB 14 13 13 12 -29 0 3 -2.4 -2.2 0.9 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.1 0.0 -29 0 8
1985* 34 SDG QB 14 14 12 11 -1 0 7 -0.1 -0.1 0.8 -1 0 13
1986 35 SDG QB 14 12 12 4 -3 0 0 -0.8 -0.3 0.3 -3 0 4
1987 36 SDG QB 14 11 10 12 0 2 2 0.0 0.0 1.1 0 2 10
Career 181 171 224 476 13 32 2.1 2.6 1.2 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 476 13 106

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
1973 22 SDG QB 14 10 6 0 2 1 0 0
1974 23 SDG QB 14 11 11 0 4 0 0 0
1975 24 SDG QB 14 10 9 0 3 1 0 0
1976 25 SDG QB 14 14 13 0 8 4 -5 0
1977 26 SDG qb 14 4 4 0 4 0 0 0
1978 27 SDG QB 14 15 14 0 10 3 -4 0
1979*+ 28 SDG QB 14 16 16 0 13 6 -20 0
1980* 29 SDG QB 14 16 16 0 11 3 -5 0
1981* 30 SDG QB 14 16 16 0 9 2 -22 0
1982*+ 31 SDG QB 14 9 9 0 2 3 0 0
1983* 32 SDG QB 14 10 10 0 5 2 0 0
1984 33 SDG QB 14 13 13 0 8 1 0 0
1985* 34 SDG QB 14 14 12 0 13 6 -11 0
1986 35 SDG QB 14 12 12 0 4 2 -13 0
1987 36 SDG QB 14 11 10 0 10 4 -10 0
Career 181 171 0 106 38 -90 0

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1974 23 SDG QB 14 11 11 1 1 6
1975 24 SDG QB 14 10 9 2 2 12
1978 27 SDG QB 14 15 14 2 2 12
1979*+ 28 SDG QB 14 16 16 2 2 12
1980* 29 SDG QB 14 16 16 2 2 12
1982*+ 31 SDG QB 14 9 9 1 1 6
1983* 32 SDG QB 14 10 10 1 1 6
1987 36 SDG QB 14 11 10 2 2 12
Career 181 171 13 13 78

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams

Fantasy

Year Age G FantPos FantPt VBD PosRank OvRank
1973 22 10 QB 46 29
1974 23 11 QB 88 17
1975 24 10 QB 73 23
1976 25 14 QB 134 11 73
1977 26 4 QB 40 29
1978 27 15 QB 192 53 7 20
1979 28 16 QB 228 51 5 26
1980 29 16 QB 274 80 1 11
1981 30 16 QB 296 101 1 11
1982 31 9 QB 168 107 2 11
1983 32 10 QB 175 13
1984 33 13 QB 189 8 11 67
1985 34 14 QB 213 32 8 41
1986 35 12 QB 141 18
1987 36 11 QB 123 19
2380 432