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Earl Morrall

Earl Edwin Morrall

Position: QB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 205 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: May 17, 1934 in Muskegon, MI
Died: April 25, 2014
High School: Muskegon
College: Michigan St.   (school history)    (Morrall college stats)
Drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 1956 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 68 (604th overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 14, 2014 2:25AM
All-Time Rank: #386. Ray Lewis… #387. Hines Ward… #388. Neal Anderson… #389. EARL MORRALL… #390. Everson Walls… #391. Jack Kemp… #392. Mark Gastineau… 

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
1956 22 SFO P 11 12 4 1-3-0 38 78 48.7 621 1 1.3 6 7.7 37 8.0 4.8 16.3 51.8 48.1 0 0
1957* 23 PIT QB 10 12 11 6-5-0 139 289 48.1 1900 11 3.8 12 4.2 64 6.6 5.5 13.7 158.3 64.9 0 0
1958 24 2TM 11 2 0-2-0 25 78 32.1 463 5 6.4 9 11.5 66 5.9 2.0 18.5 42.1 35.3 0 0
PIT qb 10 2 2 0-2-0 16 46 34.8 275 1 2.2 7 15.2 66 6.0 -0.4 17.2 137.5 23.6 0 0
DET 14 9 9 32 28.1 188 4 12.5 2 6.3 66 5.9 5.6 20.9 20.9 65.1 0 0
1959 25 DET QB 14 12 5 2-3-0 65 137 47.4 1102 5 3.6 6 4.4 79 8.0 6.8 17.0 91.8 69.1 0 0
1960 26 DET qb 14 12 2 2-0-0 32 49 65.3 423 4 8.2 3 6.1 65 8.6 7.5 13.2 35.3 94.2 1 1 2
1961 27 DET qb 14 13 6 4-2-0 69 150 46.0 909 7 4.7 9 6.0 61 6.1 4.3 13.2 69.9 56.2 2 2 3
1962 28 DET 14 14 32 52 61.5 449 4 7.7 4 7.7 53 8.6 6.7 14.0 32.1 82.9 1 1 2
1963 29 DET QB 14 14 10 4-6-1 174 328 53.0 2621 24 7.3 14 4.3 75 8.0 7.5 15.1 187.2 86.2 1 0 12
1964 30 DET qb 14 6 3 3-0-0 50 91 54.9 588 4 4.4 3 3.3 48 6.5 5.9 11.8 98.0 75.7 1 1 3
1965 31 NYG QB 11 14 14 7-7-0 155 302 51.3 2446 22 7.3 12 4.0 89 8.1 7.8 15.8 174.7 86.3 2 2 11
1966 32 NYG QB 11 7 7 1-5-1 71 151 47.0 1105 7 4.6 12 7.9 98 7.3 4.7 15.6 157.9 54.1 1 1 4
1967 33 NYG 11 8 13 24 54.2 181 3 12.5 1 4.2 27 7.5 8.2 13.9 22.6 100.9 1
1968*+ 34 BAL QB 15 14 14 13-1-0 182 317 57.4 2909 26 8.2 17 5.4 84 9.2 8.4 16.0 207.8 93.2 17
1969 35 BAL qb 15 9 2 1-0-1 46 99 46.5 755 5 5.1 7 7.1 42 7.6 5.5 16.4 83.9 60.0 7 63 6.53 4.50 6.6 1 0 3
1970 36 BAL qb 15 14 1 1-0-0 51 93 54.8 792 9 9.7 4 4.3 44 8.5 8.5 15.5 56.6 97.6 14 131 6.18 6.18 13.1 1 1 3
1971 37 BAL QB 15 14 9 7-2-0 84 167 50.3 1210 7 4.2 12 7.2 64 7.2 4.9 14.4 86.4 58.2 11 89 6.30 4.05 6.2 1 0 7
1972+ 38 MIA QB 15 14 9 9-0-0 83 150 55.3 1360 11 7.3 7 4.7 49 9.1 8.4 16.4 97.1 91.0 14 114 7.60 7.02 8.5 2 2 11
1973 39 MIA qb 15 14 1 0-1-0 17 38 44.7 253 0 0.0 4 10.5 53 6.7 1.9 14.9 18.1 27.5 2 18 5.88 1.38 5.0 2
1974 40 MIA qb 15 14 1 1-0-0 17 27 63.0 301 2 7.4 3 11.1 46 11.1 7.6 17.7 21.5 86.1 3 16 9.50 6.33 10.0 1 1 2
1975 41 MIA qb 15 13 1 1-0-0 26 43 60.5 273 3 7.0 2 4.7 31 6.3 5.7 10.5 21.0 82.8 4 27 5.23 4.60 8.5 1 1 2
1976 42 MIA 15 14 0 10 26 38.5 148 1 3.8 1 3.8 67 5.7 4.7 14.8 10.6 54.6 3 29 4.10 3.24 10.3 1
Career 255 102 63-37-3 1379 2689 51.3 20809 161 6.0 148 5.5 98 7.7 6.5 15.1 81.6 74.1 58 487 7.40 6.15 2.1 16 13 86
7 yrs DET 80 26 15-11-1 431 839 51.4 6280 52 6.2 41 4.9 79 7.5 6.5 14.6 78.5 76.4 6 5 22
5 yrs MIA 69 12 11-1-0 153 284 53.9 2335 17 6.0 17 6.0 67 8.2 6.7 15.3 33.8 76.2 26 204 6.87 5.50 8.4 4 4 18
4 yrs BAL 51 26 22-3-1 363 676 53.7 5666 47 7.0 40 5.9 84 8.4 7.1 15.6 111.1 80.3 32 283 6.33 4.75 8.2 3 1 30
3 yrs NYG 29 21 8-12-1 239 477 50.1 3732 32 6.7 25 5.2 98 7.8 6.8 15.6 128.7 77.0 3 3 16
2 yrs PIT 14 13 6-7-0 155 335 46.3 2175 12 3.6 19 5.7 66 6.5 4.7 14.0 155.4 56.0 0 0
1 yr SFO 12 4 1-3-0 38 78 48.7 621 1 1.3 6 7.7 37 8.0 4.8 16.3 51.8 48.1 0 0

Playoff Record as Starting QB: 1968 (2-1), 1972 (2-0)
Playoff Comebacks: 1970 (1),1972 (1)
Playoff Game-Winning Drives: 1970 (1),1972 (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+
1956 22 SFO P 11 12 4 1-3-0 78 114 99 97 63 92 87
1957* 23 PIT QB 10 12 11 6-5-0 289 89 103 93 85 127 102
1958 24 2TM 11 2 0-2-0 78
1959 25 DET QB 14 12 5 2-3-0 137 113 111 91 87 112 103
1961 27 DET qb 14 13 6 4-2-0 150 76 86 78 94 102 87
1962 28 DET 14 14 52 121 108 134 119 79 114
1963 29 DET QB 14 14 10 4-6-1 328 110 116 103 117 111 116
1964 30 DET qb 14 6 3 3-0-0 91 84 97 112 91 120 103
1965 31 NYG QB 11 14 14 7-7-0 302 115 117 99 120 110 115
1966 32 NYG QB 11 7 7 1-5-1 151 104 91 85 97 73 86
1968*+ 34 BAL QB 15 14 14 13-1-0 317 140 132 123 133 100 128
1969 35 BAL qb 15 9 2 1-0-1 99 114 117 100 102 82 103 82 108 91
1970 36 BAL qb 15 14 1 1-0-0 93 130 111 133 121 110 152 109 71 133
1971 37 BAL QB 15 14 9 7-2-0 167 109 112 97 99 97 99 84 108 93
1972+ 38 MIA QB 15 14 9 9-0-0 150 142 135 136 133 111 129 108 98 129
Career 255 102 63-37-3 2689

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
1956 22 SFO P 11 12 4 6 10 0 8 1.7 0.8 0.5 10 0 1
1957* 23 PIT QB 10 12 11 41 81 2 35 2.0 6.8 3.4 81 2 12
1958 24 2TM 11 2 11 80 0 40 7.3 7.3 1.0 80 0 1
PIT qb 10 2 2 4 39 0 22 9.8 19.5 2.0 39 0 1
DET 14 9 7 41 0 40 5.9 4.6 0.8 41 0 0
1959 25 DET QB 14 12 5 26 112 0 22 4.3 9.3 2.2 112 0 7
1960 26 DET qb 14 12 2 10 37 1 17 3.7 3.1 0.8 37 1 3
1961 27 DET qb 14 13 6 20 86 0 25 4.3 6.6 1.5 86 0 6
1962 28 DET 14 14 17 65 1 29 3.8 4.6 1.2 65 1 1
1963 29 DET QB 14 14 10 26 105 1 18 4.0 7.5 1.9 105 1 5
1964 30 DET qb 14 6 3 10 70 0 25 7.0 11.7 1.7 70 0 3
1965 31 NYG QB 11 14 14 17 52 0 14 3.1 3.7 1.2 52 0 5
1966 32 NYG QB 11 7 7 5 12 0 9 2.4 1.7 0.7 12 0 3
1967 33 NYG 11 8 4 11 1 10 2.8 1.4 0.5 11 1 0
1968*+ 34 BAL QB 15 14 14 11 18 1 11 1.6 1.3 0.8 18 1 7
1970 36 BAL qb 15 14 1 2 6 0 5 3.0 0.4 0.1 6 0 2
1971 37 BAL QB 15 14 9 6 13 0 16 2.2 0.9 0.4 13 0 3
1972+ 38 MIA QB 15 14 9 17 67 1 31 3.9 4.8 1.2 67 1 3
1973 39 MIA qb 15 14 1 1 9 0 9 9.0 0.6 0.1 9 0 0
1974 40 MIA qb 15 14 1 1 11 0 11 11.0 0.8 0.1 11 0 0
1975 41 MIA qb 15 13 1 4 33 0 16 8.3 2.5 0.3 33 0 1
Career 255 102 235 878 8 40 3.7 3.4 0.9 878 8 63
7 yrs DET 80 26 116 516 3 40 4.4 6.5 1.5 516 3 25
5 yrs MIA 69 12 23 120 1 31 5.2 1.7 0.3 120 1 4
4 yrs BAL 51 26 19 37 1 16 1.9 0.7 0.4 37 1 12
3 yrs NYG 29 21 26 75 1 14 2.9 2.6 0.9 75 1 8
2 yrs PIT 14 13 45 120 2 35 2.7 8.6 3.2 120 2 13
1 yr SFO 12 4 6 10 0 8 1.7 0.8 0.5 10 0 1

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
1956 22 SFO P 11 12 4 45 1705 57 0 37.9
1958 24 2TM 11 2 1 25 25 0 25.0
DET 14 9 1 25 25 0 25.0
1959 25 DET QB 14 12 5 11 481 66 0 43.7
1961 27 DET qb 14 13 6 3 113 43 0 37.7
1962 28 DET 14 14 1 48 48 0 48.0
1963 29 DET QB 14 14 10 29 1143 55 0 39.4
1964 30 DET qb 14 6 3 1 8 8 0 8.0
1967 33 NYG 11 8 15 472 43 1 31.5
Career 255 102 106 3995 66 1 37.7
7 yrs DET 80 26 46 1818 66 0 39.5
5 yrs MIA 69 12
4 yrs BAL 51 26
3 yrs NYG 29 21 15 472 43 1 31.5
2 yrs PIT 14 13
1 yr SFO 12 4 45 1705 57 0 37.9

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
1956 22 SFO P 11 12 4 0 1 0 0 0
1957* 23 PIT QB 10 12 11 0 12 6 -2 0
1958 24 2TM 11 2 0 1 0 0 0
PIT qb 10 2 2 0 1 0 0 0
1959 25 DET QB 14 12 5 0 7 1 0 0
1960 26 DET qb 14 12 2 0 3 0 0 0
1961 27 DET qb 14 13 6 0 6 3 0 0
1962 28 DET 14 14 0 1 0 0 0
1963 29 DET QB 14 14 10 0 5 0 0 0
1964 30 DET qb 14 6 3 0 3 0 0 0
1965 31 NYG QB 11 14 14 0 5 2 0 0
1966 32 NYG QB 11 7 7 0 3 0 0 0
1968*+ 34 BAL QB 15 14 14 0 7 2 0 0
1970 36 BAL qb 15 14 1 0 2 0 0 0
1971 37 BAL QB 15 14 9 0 3 1 0 0
1972+ 38 MIA QB 15 14 9 0 3 1 -9 0
1975 41 MIA qb 15 13 1 0 1 0 -2 0
Career 255 102 0 63 16 -13 0
7 yrs DET 80 26 0 25 4 0 0
5 yrs MIA 69 12 0 4 1 -11 0
4 yrs BAL 51 26 0 12 3 0 0
3 yrs NYG 29 21 0 8 2 0 0
2 yrs PIT 14 13 0 13 6 -2 0
1 yr SFO 12 4 0 1 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
1957* 23 PIT QB 10 12 11 2 2 12
1960 26 DET qb 14 12 2 1 1 6
1962 28 DET 14 14 1 1 6
1963 29 DET QB 14 14 10 1 1 6
1967 33 NYG 11 8 1 1 6
1968*+ 34 BAL QB 15 14 14 1 1 6
1972+ 38 MIA QB 15 14 9 1 1 6
Career 255 102 8 8 48
7 yrs DET 80 26 3 3 18
5 yrs MIA 69 12 1 1 6
4 yrs BAL 51 26 1 1 6
3 yrs NYG 29 21 1 1 6
2 yrs PIT 14 13 2 2 12
1 yr SFO 12 4 0
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Randy Wright, Billy Wade, Johnny Unitas*, Tobin Rote, Milt Plum, Pete Liske, Matt Leinart, Eddie LeBaron, Jack Kemp, Jeff Hostetler
4 Jake Delhomme, John Brodie, Mark Malone, Erik Kramer, Sonny Jurgensen*, Jeff Hostetler, David Whitehurst, Don Meredith, Jack Trudeau, James Harris
5 Bill Munson, David Garrard, Jack Concannon, Doug Flutie, Lynn Dickey, Jeff Hostetler, Scott Hunter, Randy Wright, Steve Tensi, Pete Beathard
6 David Whitehurst, Steve Tensi, Doug Flutie, Jeff Hostetler, Dennis Shaw, Pete Beathard, Blaine Gabbert, Steve Walsh, George Shaw, Mike Livingston
7 David Whitehurst, Steve Tensi, George Shaw, Mike Livingston, Scott Hunter, Al Dorow, Dave Wilson, Steve Walsh, Rob Johnson, Jeff Hostetler
8 Pete Beathard, Jack Concannon, Mark Malone, Bill Munson, Mike Livingston, Mike Pagel, Al Dorow, Jim Ninowski, Billy Joe Tolliver, Steve Spurrier
9 Pete Beathard, Billy Kilmer, Bill Munson, Mark Malone, Steve DeBerg, Rick Mirer, Al Dorow, Tony Eason, Craig Morton, Charlie Batch
10 Charlie Batch, Tony Eason, Bill Munson, Tim Couch, Pete Beathard, Steve DeBerg, Marc Wilson, Bubby Brister, Byron Leftwich, Trent Dilfer
11 Tony Eason, Tony Banks, Marc Wilson, Bill Munson, Trent Dilfer, Bob Berry, Gus Frerotte, Jack Concannon, Lynn Dickey, Steve Beuerlein
12 Lamar McHan, Billy Kilmer, Rich Gannon, Tony Banks, Bill Munson, Scott Mitchell, Mark Rypien, Marc Wilson, Mike Tomczak, Milt Plum
13 Steve Beuerlein, Rich Gannon, Milt Plum, Gus Frerotte, Scott Mitchell, Mark Rypien, Bill Kenney, Matt Cassel, Bill Munson, Lynn Dickey
14 Gus Frerotte, Bill Kenney, Milt Plum, Scott Mitchell, Mark Rypien, Bill Munson, Matt Cassel, Mike Livingston, Jay Schroeder, Erik Kramer
15 Milt Plum, Scott Mitchell, Mark Rypien, Steve Beuerlein, Gus Frerotte, Bill Kenney, Kordell Stewart, Bill Munson, Jeff George, Marc Bulger
16 Steve Beuerlein, Gus Frerotte, Archie Manning, Jeff George, Lynn Dickey, Bill Kenney, Jim McMahon, Steve Bartkowski, Mark Rypien, Neil O'Donnell
17 Steve Beuerlein, Jeff George, Lynn Dickey, Billy Wade, Ed Brown, Charley Johnson, Neil O'Donnell, Steve Bartkowski, Milt Plum, Mark Rypien
18 Steve Beuerlein, Jeff George, Billy Wade, Lynn Dickey, Charley Johnson, Ed Brown, Neil O'Donnell, Babe Parilli, Milt Plum, Steve Bartkowski
19 Steve Beuerlein, Jeff George, Billy Wade, Charley Johnson, Lynn Dickey, Ed Brown, Neil O'Donnell, Milt Plum, Babe Parilli, Steve Bartkowski
20 Steve Beuerlein, Jeff George, Billy Wade, Lynn Dickey, Charley Johnson, Ed Brown, Neil O'Donnell, Milt Plum, Babe Parilli, Tommy Kramer
21 Steve Beuerlein, Jeff George, Billy Wade, Lynn Dickey, Charley Johnson, Ed Brown, Neil O'Donnell, Milt Plum, Babe Parilli, Tommy Kramer
Career Milt Plum, Chris Chandler, Billy Wade, Steve Beuerlein, Charley Johnson, Brad Johnson, Ed Brown, Neil O'Donnell, Babe Parilli, Lynn Dickey

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
1970 36 14 QB 60 26
1971 37 14 QB 54 27
1972 38 14 QB 97 23
1973 39 14 QB 3 53
1974 40 14 QB 15 42
1975 41 13 QB 22 41
1976 42 14 QB 8 54
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