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Don Meredith

Joe Donald Meredith (Dandy Don)

Position: QB
Height: 6-3    Weight: 210 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: April 10, 1938 in Mount Vernon, TX
Died: December 5, 2010 in Sante Fe, NM
High School: Mount Vernon
College: SMU   (school history)    (Meredith college stats)
Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 3rd round (32nd overall) of the 1960 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 71 (531st overall since 1950)
3-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 16, 2014 1:25PM
All-Time Rank: #331. Simeon Rice… #332. Tom Jackson… #333. Eugene Robinson… #334. DON MEREDITH… #335. London Fletcher… #336. Dick Anderson… #337. Herschel Walker… 

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
1960 22 DAL qb 17 6 1 0-1-0 29 68 42.6 281 2 2.9 5 7.4 23 4.1 1.4 9.7 46.8 34.0 1
1961 23 DAL qb 17 8 4 2-1-1 94 182 51.6 1161 9 4.9 11 6.0 56 6.4 4.6 12.4 145.1 63.0 5
1962 24 DAL qb 17 13 8 3-5-1 105 212 49.5 1679 15 7.1 8 3.8 69 7.9 7.6 16.0 129.2 84.2 9
1963 25 DAL QB 17 14 12 4-9-0 167 310 53.9 2381 17 5.5 18 5.8 55 7.7 6.2 14.3 170.1 73.1 1 1 11
1964 26 DAL QB 17 12 10 5-4-1 158 323 48.9 2143 9 2.8 16 5.0 49 6.6 5.0 13.6 178.6 59.1 7
1965 27 DAL QB 17 14 11 7-4-0 141 305 46.2 2415 22 7.2 13 4.3 65 7.9 7.4 17.1 172.5 79.9 2 3 12
1966* 28 DAL QB 17 13 13 9-3-1 177 344 51.5 2805 24 7.0 12 3.5 95 8.2 8.0 15.8 215.8 87.7 3 2 16
1967* 29 DAL QB 17 11 11 7-4-0 128 255 50.2 1834 16 6.3 16 6.3 60 7.2 5.6 14.3 166.7 68.7 1 1 8
1968* 30 DAL QB 17 13 13 11-2-0 171 309 55.3 2500 21 6.8 12 3.9 65 8.1 7.7 14.6 192.3 88.4 1 1 14
Career 104 83 48-33-4 1170 2308 50.7 17199 135 5.8 111 4.8 95 7.5 6.5 14.7 165.4 74.8 8 8 83

Playoff Record as Starting QB: 1966 (0-1), 1967 (1-1), 1968 (0-1)

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+
1960 22 DAL qb 17 6 1 0-1-0 68 53 67 72 82 93 71
1961 23 DAL qb 17 8 4 2-1-1 182 81 89 98 96 102 94
1962 24 DAL qb 17 13 8 3-5-1 212 106 120 89 114 125 116
1963 25 DAL QB 17 14 12 4-9-0 310 104 100 106 101 96 101
1964 26 DAL QB 17 12 10 5-4-1 323 87 88 91 78 102 86
1965 27 DAL QB 17 14 11 7-4-0 305 112 114 82 119 107 109
1966* 28 DAL QB 17 13 13 9-3-1 344 117 121 100 117 118 118
1967* 29 DAL QB 17 11 11 7-4-0 255 104 101 95 113 92 101
1968* 30 DAL QB 17 13 13 11-2-0 309 121 124 114 118 114 123
Career 104 83 48-33-4 2308

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
1960 22 DAL qb 17 6 1 3 4 0 8 1.3 0.7 0.5 4 0 2
1961 23 DAL qb 17 8 4 22 176 1 28 8.0 22.0 2.8 176 1 9
1962 24 DAL qb 17 13 8 21 74 0 14 3.5 5.7 1.6 74 0 10
1963 25 DAL QB 17 14 12 41 185 3 26 4.5 13.2 2.9 185 3 7
1964 26 DAL QB 17 12 10 32 81 4 17 2.5 6.8 2.7 81 4 16
1965 27 DAL QB 17 14 11 35 247 1 22 7.1 17.6 2.5 247 1 11
1966* 28 DAL QB 17 13 13 38 242 5 22 6.4 18.6 2.9 242 5 8
1967* 29 DAL QB 17 11 11 28 84 0 16 3.0 7.6 2.5 84 0 6
1968* 30 DAL QB 17 13 13 22 123 1 16 5.6 9.5 1.7 123 1 2
Career 104 83 242 1216 15 28 5.0 11.7 2.3 1216 15 71

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
1960 22 DAL qb 17 6 1 0 2 0 0 0
1961 23 DAL qb 17 8 4 0 9 5 0 0
1962 24 DAL qb 17 13 8 0 10 2 0 0
1963 25 DAL QB 17 14 12 0 7 2 0 0
1964 26 DAL QB 17 12 10 0 16 3 0 0
1965 27 DAL QB 17 14 11 0 11 6 0 0
1966* 28 DAL QB 17 13 13 0 8 4 -3 0
1967* 29 DAL QB 17 11 11 0 6 3 -20 0
1968* 30 DAL QB 17 13 13 0 2 0 0 0
Career 104 83 0 71 25 -23 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
1961 23 DAL qb 17 8 4 1 1 6
1963 25 DAL QB 17 14 12 3 3 18
1964 26 DAL QB 17 12 10 4 4 24
1965 27 DAL QB 17 14 11 1 1 6
1966* 28 DAL QB 17 13 13 5 5 30
1968* 30 DAL QB 17 13 13 1 1 6
Career 104 83 15 15 90

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams