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Bernie Kosar

Bernie Joseph Kosar Jr.

Position: QB
Height: 6-5    Weight: 210 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: November 25, 1963 in Boardman, OH
High School: Boardman
College: Miami (FL)   (school history)    (Kosar college stats)
Drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1985 NFL Supplemental Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 67 (640th overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 10, 2014 8:25PM
All-Time Rank: #339. Jimmy Patton… #340. Len Ford… #341. Isaac Bruce… #342. BERNIE KOSAR… #343. Tom Matte… #344. Larry Eisenhauer… #345. Lydell Mitchell… 

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
1985 22 CLE QB 19 12 10 4-6-0 124 248 50.0 1578 8 3.2 7 2.8 68 6.4 5.7 12.7 131.5 69.3 19 121 5.46 4.88 7.1 2 2 6
1986 23 CLE QB 19 16 16 12-4-0 310 531 58.4 3854 17 3.2 10 1.9 72 7.3 7.1 12.4 240.9 83.8 39 274 6.28 6.09 6.8 5 7 13
1987* 24 CLE QB 19 12 12 8-4-0 241 389 62.0 3033 22 5.7 9 2.3 54 7.8 7.9 12.6 252.8 95.4 22 129 7.07 7.15 5.4 14
1988 25 CLE QB 19 9 9 6-3-0 156 259 60.2 1890 10 3.9 7 2.7 77 7.3 6.9 12.1 210.0 84.3 25 172 6.05 5.64 8.8 3 3 6
1989 26 CLE QB 19 16 16 9-6-1 303 513 59.1 3533 18 3.5 14 2.7 97 6.9 6.4 11.7 220.8 80.3 34 192 6.11 5.61 6.2 2 3 11
1990 27 CLE QB 19 13 13 3-10-0 230 423 54.4 2562 10 2.4 15 3.5 50 6.1 4.9 11.1 197.1 65.7 37 220 5.09 4.06 8.0 1 1 5
1991 28 CLE QB 19 16 16 6-10-0 307 494 62.1 3487 18 3.6 9 1.8 71 7.1 7.0 11.4 217.9 87.8 41 232 6.08 6.00 7.7 2 1 13
1992 29 CLE qb 19 7 7 2-5-0 103 155 66.5 1160 8 5.2 7 4.5 69 7.5 6.5 11.3 165.7 87.0 21 126 5.88 4.99 11.9 4
1993 30 2TM 11 7 3-4-0 115 201 57.2 1217 8 4.0 3 1.5 86 6.1 6.2 10.6 110.6 82.0 23 132 4.84 4.96 10.3 0 0 5
DAL qb 18 4 1 0-1-0 36 63 57.1 410 3 4.8 0 0.0 86 6.5 7.5 11.4 102.5 92.7 2 4 6.25 7.17 3.1 2
CLE qb 19 7 6 3-3-0 79 138 57.2 807 5 3.6 3 2.2 38 5.8 5.6 10.2 115.3 77.2 21 128 4.27 4.05 13.2 0 0 3
1994 31 MIA 19 2 0 7 12 58.3 80 1 8.3 1 8.3 22 6.7 4.6 11.4 40.0 71.5 0 0 6.67 4.58 0.0 0
1995 32 MIA qb 19 9 2 0-2-0 74 108 68.5 699 3 2.8 5 4.6 31 6.5 4.9 9.4 77.7 76.1 6 28 5.89 4.44 5.3 2
1996 33 MIA 19 3 0 24 32 75.0 208 1 3.1 0 0.0 20 6.5 7.1 8.7 69.3 102.1 6 34 4.58 5.11 15.8 1
Career 126 108 53-54-1 1994 3365 59.3 23301 124 3.7 87 2.6 97 6.9 6.5 11.7 184.9 81.8 273 1660 5.95 5.55 7.5 15 17 80
9 yrs CLE 108 105 53-51-1 1853 3150 58.8 21904 116 3.7 81 2.6 97 7.0 6.5 11.8 202.8 81.6 259 1594 5.96 5.57 7.6 15 17 75
3 yrs MIA 14 2 0-2-0 105 152 69.1 987 5 3.3 6 3.9 31 6.5 5.4 9.4 70.5 81.2 12 62 5.64 4.60 7.3 3
1 yr DAL 4 1 0-1-0 36 63 57.1 410 3 4.8 0 0.0 86 6.5 7.5 11.4 102.5 92.7 2 4 6.25 7.17 3.1 2

Playoff Record as Starting QB: 1985 (0-1), 1986 (1-1), 1987 (1-1), 1989 (1-1)
Playoff Comebacks: 1986 (1)
Playoff Game-Winning Drives: 1986 (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+
1985 22 CLE QB 19 12 10 4-6-0 248 86 92 96 99 80 90 117 106 93
1986 23 CLE QB 19 16 16 12-4-0 531 106 109 114 115 112 89 130 106 113
1987* 24 CLE QB 19 12 12 8-4-0 389 117 123 125 129 123 116 123 112 127
1988 25 CLE QB 19 9 9 6-3-0 259 106 101 110 107 117 97 117 89 112
1989 26 CLE QB 19 16 16 9-6-1 513 97 102 103 106 113 93 114 106 107
1990 27 CLE QB 19 13 13 3-10-0 423 79 81 82 84 92 82 101 94 85
1991 28 CLE QB 19 16 16 6-10-0 494 103 103 112 111 118 97 127 97 116
1992 29 CLE qb 19 7 7 2-5-0 155 113 100 107 99 128 118 85 70 115
1993 30 2TM 11 7 3-4-0 201
DAL qb 18 4 1 0-1-0 63
CLE qb 19 7 6 3-3-0 138
1995 32 MIA qb 19 9 2 0-2-0 108 93 99 82 87 135 86 76 106 97
Career 126 108 53-54-1 3365

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
1985 22 CLE QB 19 12 10 26 -12 1 10 -0.5 -1.0 2.2 -12 1 14
1986 23 CLE QB 19 16 16 24 19 0 17 0.8 1.2 1.5 1 1 1.0 0 1 0.1 0.1 20 0 7
1987* 24 CLE QB 19 12 12 15 22 1 7 1.5 1.8 1.3 22 1 2
1988 25 CLE QB 19 9 9 12 -1 1 13 -0.1 -0.1 1.3 -1 1 0
1989 26 CLE QB 19 16 16 30 70 1 23 2.3 4.4 1.9 1 -7 -7.0 0 -7 0.1 -0.4 63 1 2
1990 27 CLE QB 19 13 13 10 13 0 5 1.3 1.0 0.8 13 0 6
1991 28 CLE QB 19 16 16 26 74 0 14 2.8 4.6 1.6 1 1 1.0 0 1 0.1 0.1 75 0 10
1992 29 CLE qb 19 7 7 5 12 0 8 2.4 1.7 0.7 12 0 1
1993 30 2TM 11 7 23 26 0 10 1.1 2.4 2.1 26 0 6
DAL qb 18 4 1 9 7 0 4 0.8 1.8 2.3 7 0 2
CLE qb 19 7 6 14 19 0 10 1.4 2.7 2.0 19 0 4
1994 31 MIA 19 2 0 1 17 0 17 17.0 8.5 0.5 17 0 0
1995 32 MIA qb 19 9 2 7 19 1 14 2.7 2.1 0.8 19 1 3
1996 33 MIA 19 3 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 2.0 0.3 6 0 0
Career 126 108 180 265 5 23 1.5 2.1 1.4 3 -5 -1.7 0 1 0.0 0.0 260 5 51
9 yrs CLE 108 105 162 216 4 23 1.3 2.0 1.5 3 -5 -1.7 0 1 0.0 0.0 211 4 46
3 yrs MIA 14 2 9 42 1 17 4.7 3.0 0.6 42 1 3
1 yr DAL 4 1 9 7 0 4 0.8 1.8 2.3 7 0 2

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
1985 22 CLE QB 19 12 10 0 14 2 -25 0
1986 23 CLE QB 19 16 16 0 7 3 -15 0
1987* 24 CLE QB 19 12 12 0 2 1 -3 0
1988 25 CLE QB 19 9 9 0 0 2 0 0
1989 26 CLE QB 19 16 16 0 2 2 -1 0
1990 27 CLE QB 19 13 13 0 6 1 -9 0
1991 28 CLE QB 19 16 16 0 10 2 -18 0
1992 29 CLE qb 19 7 7 0 1 0 0 0
1993 30 2TM 11 7 0 6 3 -13 0
DAL qb 18 4 1 0 2 0 0 0
CLE qb 19 7 6 0 4 3 -13 0
1995 32 MIA qb 19 9 2 0 3 1 -7 0
Career 126 108 0 51 17 -91 0
9 yrs CLE 108 105 0 46 16 -84 0
3 yrs MIA 14 2 0 3 1 -7 0
1 yr DAL 4 1 0 2 0 0 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
1985 22 CLE QB 19 12 10 1 1 6
1987* 24 CLE QB 19 12 12 1 1 6
1988 25 CLE QB 19 9 9 1 1 6
1989 26 CLE QB 19 16 16 1 1 6
1995 32 MIA qb 19 9 2 1 1 6
Career 126 108 5 5 30
9 yrs CLE 108 105 4 4 24
3 yrs MIA 14 2 1 1 6
1 yr DAL 4 1 0
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Ken O'Brien, Marc Bulger, Milt Plum, Steve Grogan, Joe Ferguson, Jim Plunkett, Joe Namath*, Andy Dalton, Jim Kelly*, Jay Cutler
4 Jim Plunkett, Ken O'Brien, John Elway*, Joe Ferguson, Ed Brown, Milt Plum, Doug Williams, Jim Everett, David Carr, Andy Dalton
5 Doug Williams, Marc Bulger, Norm Snead, Jim Plunkett, Ken O'Brien, Bob Griese*, Drew Bledsoe, Ed Brown, David Carr, Mark Rypien
6 Marc Bulger, Terry Bradshaw*, Jim Plunkett, Joe Ferguson, Norm Snead, Jay Schroeder, Drew Bledsoe, Ken O'Brien, Doug Williams, Brian Sipe
7 Bob Griese*, Jim Plunkett, Ken O'Brien, Jim Everett, Norm Snead, Marc Bulger, Joe Namath*, John Hadl, Terry Bradshaw*, Jay Schroeder
8 Kerry Collins, Bart Starr*, Jim Plunkett, Jake Plummer, Jim Everett, Terry Bradshaw*, Roman Gabriel, Norm Snead, Ken O'Brien, Jay Schroeder
9 Steve Bartkowski, Jim Hart, Ed Brown, Roman Gabriel, Kerry Collins, Tom Matte, Ken O'Brien, Jay Schroeder, Joe Theismann, Bart Starr*
10 Ed Brown, Jeff George, Steve Bartkowski, Phil Simms, Jim Hart, Jay Schroeder, John Brodie, Eddie LeBaron, Ken O'Brien, Jon Kitna
11 Jeff George, Steve Bartkowski, Jon Kitna, Tom Matte, Jay Schroeder, Billy Wade, Eddie LeBaron, Ken O'Brien, Ed Brown, Phil Simms
12 Jeff George, Tom Matte, Steve Bartkowski, Jon Kitna, Danny White, Jay Schroeder, Jim Plunkett, Brad Johnson, Archie Manning, Eddie LeBaron
Career Jeff George, Steve Bartkowski, Jon Kitna, Lynn Dickey, Jay Schroeder, Eddie LeBaron, Ken O'Brien, Danny White, Archie Manning, Ed Brown

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
1985 22 12 QB 86 27
1986 23 16 QB 204 34 9 46
1987 24 12 QB 200 66 6 17
1988 25 9 QB 108 24
1989 26 16 QB 198 5 11 68
1990 27 13 QB 114 26
1991 28 16 QB 201 44 8 28
1992 29 7 QB 66 30
1994 31 2 QB 7 59
1995 32 9 QB 38 40
1996 33 3 QB 13 54
1235 149