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Craig Morton

Larry Craig Morton

Position: QB
Height: 6-4    Weight: 214 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: February 5, 1943 in Flint, MI
High School: Campbell
College: California   (school history)    (Morton college stats)
Drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 1965 NFL Draft.
Drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the 10th round (75th overall) of the 1965 AFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 82 (307th overall since 1950)

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

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 12, 2014 1:25PM
All-Time Rank: #713. Doug Dieken… #714. Dwight Clark… #715. John Dutton… #716. CRAIG MORTON… #717. Warren Lahr… #718. Casey Hampton… #719. Rolland Lawrence… 

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
1965 22 DAL qb 14 4 1 0-1-0 17 34 50.0 173 2 5.9 4 11.8 49 5.1 1.0 10.2 43.3 45.0 1
1966 23 DAL 14 6 13 27 48.1 225 3 11.1 1 3.7 41 8.3 8.9 17.3 37.5 98.5 0 1 1
1967 24 DAL qb 14 9 3 2-1-0 69 137 50.4 978 10 7.3 10 7.3 64 7.1 5.3 14.2 108.7 67.7 1 1 4
1968 25 DAL qb 14 13 1 1-0-0 44 85 51.8 752 4 4.7 6 7.1 53 8.8 6.6 17.1 57.8 68.4 4
1969 26 DAL QB 14 13 13 10-2-1 162 302 53.6 2619 21 7.0 15 5.0 67 8.7 7.8 16.2 201.5 85.4 30 246 7.15 6.38 9.0 2 2 12
1970 27 DAL QB 14 12 11 8-3-0 102 207 49.3 1819 15 7.2 7 3.4 89 8.8 8.7 17.8 151.6 89.8 20 166 7.28 7.22 8.8 0 1 11
1971 28 DAL qb 14 10 4 1-3-0 78 143 54.5 1131 7 4.9 8 5.6 76 7.9 6.4 14.5 113.1 73.5 9 76 6.94 5.49 5.9 5
1972 29 DAL QB 14 14 14 10-4-0 185 339 54.6 2396 15 4.4 21 6.2 46 7.1 5.2 13.0 171.1 65.9 23 179 6.12 4.34 6.4 10
1973 30 DAL 14 14 13 32 40.6 174 3 9.4 1 3.1 53 5.4 5.9 13.4 12.4 76.8 0 0 5.44 5.91 0.0 1
1974 31 2TM 14 7 1-6-0 124 239 51.9 1522 9 3.8 13 5.4 72 6.4 4.7 12.3 108.7 61.7 13 97 5.65 4.05 5.2 6
DAL 14 6 2 2 100.0 12 0 0.0 0 0.0 15 6.0 6.0 6.0 2.0 91.7 0 0 6.00 6.00 0.0 0
NYG QB 15 8 7 1-6-0 122 237 51.5 1510 9 3.8 13 5.5 72 6.4 4.7 12.4 188.8 61.3 13 97 5.65 4.03 5.2 6
1975 32 NYG QB 15 14 14 5-9-0 186 363 51.2 2359 11 3.0 16 4.4 56 6.5 5.1 12.7 168.5 63.6 47 331 4.95 3.73 11.5 2 2 9
1976 33 NYG QB 15 12 12 2-10-0 153 284 53.9 1865 9 3.2 20 7.0 63 6.6 4.0 12.2 155.4 55.6 39 285 4.89 2.66 12.1 6
1977 34 DEN QB 7 14 14 12-2-0 131 254 51.6 1929 14 5.5 8 3.1 81 7.6 7.3 14.7 137.8 82.0 43 338 5.36 5.09 14.5 2 4 12
1978 35 DEN QB 7 14 13 8-5-0 146 267 54.7 1802 11 4.1 8 3.0 42 6.7 6.2 12.3 128.7 77.0 36 238 5.16 4.70 11.9 1 3 7
1979 36 DEN QB 7 14 10 6-4-0 204 370 55.1 2626 16 4.3 19 5.1 64 7.1 5.7 12.9 187.6 70.6 30 241 5.96 4.63 7.5 1 3 7
1980 37 DEN QB 7 12 9 4-5-0 183 301 60.8 2150 12 4.0 13 4.3 41 7.1 6.0 11.7 179.2 77.8 26 190 5.99 4.94 8.0 1 3 8
1981 38 DEN QB 7 15 15 10-5-0 225 376 59.8 3195 21 5.6 14 3.7 95 8.5 7.9 14.2 213.0 90.5 54 394 6.51 6.03 12.6 2 2 10
1982 39 DEN qb 7 3 3 1-2-0 18 26 69.2 193 0 0.0 3 11.5 20 7.4 2.2 10.7 64.3 51.1 3 19 6.00 1.34 10.3 1
Career 207 144 81-62-1 2053 3786 54.2 27908 183 4.8 187 4.9 95 7.4 6.1 13.6 134.8 73.5 373 2800 6.04 4.89 9.0 12 22 115
10 yrs DAL 101 47 32-14-1 685 1308 52.4 10279 80 6.1 73 5.6 89 7.9 6.6 15.0 101.8 75.6 82 667 6.76 5.75 7.4 3 5 49
6 yrs DEN 72 64 41-23-0 907 1594 56.9 11895 74 4.6 65 4.1 95 7.5 6.6 13.1 165.2 79.1 192 1420 5.87 5.06 10.8 7 15 45
3 yrs NYG 34 33 8-25-0 461 884 52.1 5734 29 3.3 49 5.5 72 6.5 4.6 12.4 168.6 60.4 99 713 5.11 3.45 10.1 2 2 21

Playoff Record as Starting QB: 1969 (0-1), 1970 (2-1), 1972 (1-0), 1977 (2-1), 1978 (0-1), 1979 (0-1)
Playoff Game-Winning Drives: 1977 (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+
1967 24 DAL qb 14 9 3 2-1-0 137 103 98 96 122 82 100
1968 25 DAL qb 14 13 1 1-0-0 85 134 112 99 97 83 99
1969 26 DAL QB 14 13 13 10-2-1 302 133 129 125 122 106 122 102 95 119
1970 27 DAL QB 14 12 11 8-3-0 207 135 130 135 132 93 128 117 95 125
1971 28 DAL qb 14 10 4 1-3-0 143 121 123 113 115 110 106 98 110 110
1972 29 DAL QB 14 14 14 10-4-0 339 107 110 101 104 109 101 93 109 102
1974 31 2TM 14 7 1-6-0 239
NYG QB 15 8 7 1-6-0 237
1975 32 NYG QB 15 14 14 5-9-0 363 99 94 100 97 97 90 107 83 98
1976 33 NYG QB 15 12 12 2-10-0 284 100 94 90 87 105 91 82 82 91
1977 34 DEN QB 7 14 14 12-2-0 254 117 100 125 113 98 115 123 66 119
1978 35 DEN QB 7 14 13 8-5-0 267 101 93 115 108 105 101 125 78 115
1979 36 DEN QB 7 14 10 6-4-0 370 105 104 102 101 102 102 96 100 101
1980 37 DEN QB 7 12 9 4-5-0 301 104 102 103 101 120 97 102 94 108
1981 38 DEN QB 7 15 15 10-5-0 376 131 112 129 116 114 117 109 66 125
Career 207 144 81-62-1 3786

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
1965 22 DAL qb 14 4 1 3 -8 0 5 -2.7 -2.0 0.8 -8 0 2
1966 23 DAL 14 6 7 50 0 12 7.1 8.3 1.2 50 0 0
1967 24 DAL qb 14 9 3 15 42 0 11 2.8 4.7 1.7 42 0 5
1968 25 DAL qb 14 13 1 4 28 2 12 7.0 2.2 0.3 28 2 1
1969 26 DAL QB 14 13 13 16 62 1 15 3.9 4.8 1.2 62 1 4
1970 27 DAL QB 14 12 11 16 37 0 11 2.3 3.1 1.3 37 0 1
1971 28 DAL qb 14 10 4 4 9 1 4 2.3 0.9 0.4 9 1 1
1972 29 DAL QB 14 14 14 8 26 2 12 3.3 1.9 0.6 26 2 4
1973 30 DAL 14 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0 1
1974 31 2TM 14 7 4 5 0 2 1.3 0.4 0.3 5 0 4
NYG QB 15 8 7 4 5 0 2 1.3 0.6 0.5 5 0 4
1975 32 NYG QB 15 14 14 22 72 0 11 3.3 5.1 1.6 72 0 9
1976 33 NYG QB 15 12 12 15 48 0 10 3.2 4.0 1.3 48 0 7
1977 34 DEN QB 7 14 14 31 125 4 15 4.0 8.9 2.2 125 4 7
1978 35 DEN QB 7 14 13 17 71 0 12 4.2 5.1 1.2 71 0 6
1979 36 DEN QB 7 14 10 23 13 1 7 0.6 0.9 1.6 13 1 9
1980 37 DEN QB 7 12 9 21 29 1 9 1.4 2.4 1.8 29 1 4
1981 38 DEN QB 7 15 15 8 18 0 5 2.3 1.2 0.5 18 0 2
Career 207 144 215 627 12 15 2.9 3.0 1.0 627 12 68
10 yrs DAL 101 47 74 246 6 15 3.3 2.4 0.7 246 6 19
6 yrs DEN 72 64 100 256 6 15 2.6 3.6 1.4 256 6 29
3 yrs NYG 34 33 41 125 0 11 3.0 3.7 1.2 125 0 20

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
1965 22 DAL qb 14 4 1 0 2 0 0 0
1967 24 DAL qb 14 9 3 0 5 1 -3 0
1968 25 DAL qb 14 13 1 0 1 0 0 0
1969 26 DAL QB 14 13 13 0 4 1 0 0
1970 27 DAL QB 14 12 11 0 1 1 0 0
1971 28 DAL qb 14 10 4 0 1 1 0 0
1972 29 DAL QB 14 14 14 0 4 1 0 0
1973 30 DAL 14 14 0 1 1 -12 0
1974 31 2TM 14 7 0 4 2 -14 0
NYG QB 15 8 7 0 4 2 -14 0
1975 32 NYG QB 15 14 14 0 9 3 -15 0
1976 33 NYG QB 15 12 12 0 7 3 -4 0
1977 34 DEN QB 7 14 14 0 7 3 -18 0
1978 35 DEN QB 7 14 13 0 6 1 -14 0
1979 36 DEN QB 7 14 10 0 9 2 -11 0
1980 37 DEN QB 7 12 9 0 4 3 -7 0
1981 38 DEN QB 7 15 15 0 2 0 0 0
1982 39 DEN qb 7 3 3 0 1 0 0 0
Career 207 144 0 68 23 -98 0
10 yrs DAL 101 47 0 19 6 -15 0
6 yrs DEN 72 64 0 29 9 -50 0
3 yrs NYG 34 33 0 20 8 -33 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
1968 25 DAL qb 14 13 1 2 2 12
1969 26 DAL QB 14 13 13 1 1 6
1971 28 DAL qb 14 10 4 1 1 6
1972 29 DAL QB 14 14 14 2 2 12
1977 34 DEN QB 7 14 14 4 4 24
1979 36 DEN QB 7 14 10 1 1 6
1980 37 DEN QB 7 12 9 1 1 6
Career 207 144 12 12 72
10 yrs DAL 101 47 6 6 36
6 yrs DEN 72 64 6 6 36
3 yrs NYG 34 33 0
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Matt Schaub, Daryle Lamonica, Ron Jaworski, James Harris, Bob Berry, Cliff Stoudt, Gary Marangi, Rusty Hilger, Bruce Gradkowski, Steve Dils
4 Rusty Hilger, Daryle Lamonica, Len Dawson*, Sonny Jurgensen*, Doug Flutie, Gary Cuozzo, Dave Wilson, Gifford Nielsen, James Harris, Bruce Gradkowski
5 Billy Joe Tolliver, George Shaw, Ron Jaworski, Randy Wright, Matt Leinart, Rex Grossman, King Hill, Eddie LeBaron, Quincy Carter, Matt Robinson
6 Kyle Orton, Ron Jaworski, Vince Ferragamo, Virgil Carter, Craig Erickson, Steve Pelluer, Chris Chandler, Daryle Lamonica, Dan Fouts*, Gary Danielson
7 Mike Phipps, Chris Chandler, Jim Hart, Eddie LeBaron, Dave Brown, Jack Concannon, Pat Haden, Virgil Carter, Kerry Collins, Bobby Hebert
8 Adrian Burk, James Harris, Bob Berry, Byron Leftwich, Bill Nelsen, Chris Chandler, Steve DeBerg, Vince Ferragamo, Eddie LeBaron, Mike Phipps
9 James Harris, Len Dawson*, Adrian Burk, Bob Berry, Eddie LeBaron, Eric Hipple, Bubby Brister, Byron Leftwich, Mike Phipps, Wade Wilson
10 Bob Berry, James Harris, Mike Phipps, David Carr, Bubby Brister, Eric Hipple, Jeff Hostetler, Gary Danielson, Gus Frerotte, Wade Wilson
11 Eddie LeBaron, Bob Berry, Jeff Hostetler, Gary Danielson, Steve DeBerg, Jeff George, Tony Banks, Bill Munson, Earl Morrall, Charley Johnson
12 Chris Miller, Jeff Hostetler, Trent Dilfer, Jeff George, Kerry Collins, Neil O'Donnell, Tom Matte, Jack Kemp, Bill Munson, Eddie LeBaron
13 Kerry Collins, Jeff Hostetler, Neil O'Donnell, Bobby Hebert, Dan Pastorini, Steve DeBerg, Billy Wade, Milt Plum, Brad Johnson, Ed Brown
14 Kerry Collins, Billy Wade, Steve DeBerg, Neil O'Donnell, Bobby Hebert, Jim Harbaugh, Brad Johnson, Joe Ferguson, Jim McMahon, Ed Brown
15 Kerry Collins, Joe Ferguson, Jim Harbaugh, Steve DeBerg, Billy Wade, Billy Kilmer, Charley Johnson, Neil O'Donnell, Chris Chandler, Brad Johnson
16 Kerry Collins, Chris Chandler, Joe Ferguson, Jim Harbaugh, Steve DeBerg, Billy Wade, Tobin Rote, Billy Kilmer, Charley Johnson, Norm Snead
17 Kerry Collins, Joe Ferguson, Jim Harbaugh, Billy Kilmer, Steve DeBerg, Charley Johnson, Norm Snead, Jim Plunkett, Tobin Rote, Dave Krieg
18 Kerry Collins, Joe Ferguson, Jim Harbaugh, Billy Kilmer, Steve DeBerg, Charley Johnson, Norm Snead, Jim Plunkett, Tobin Rote, Dave Krieg
Career Joe Ferguson, Jim Harbaugh, Norm Snead, Kerry Collins, Chris Chandler, Steve DeBerg, Billy Kilmer, Charley Johnson, Jim Plunkett, Tobin Rote

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 27 12 QB 122 2 10 73
1971 28 10 QB 64 25
1972 29 14 QB 128 5 11 71
1973 30 14 QB 17 40
1975 32 14 QB 114 12 76
1976 33 12 QB 75 24
1977 34 14 QB 154 42 6 26
1978 35 14 QB 107 19
1979 36 14 QB 138 19
1980 37 12 QB 117 27
1981 38 15 QB 186 14
1982 39 3 QB 2 47
1224 49