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Gifford Nielsen

Stanley Gifford Nielsen

Position: QB
Height: 6-4    Weight: 205 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: October 25, 1954 in Provo, UT
High School: Provo
College: BYU   (school history)    (Nielsen college stats)
Drafted by the Houston Oilers in the 3rd round (73rd overall) of the 1978 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 10 (6862nd overall since 1950)

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Gifford Nielsen 1979 Game Log

1979 Game Log: Regular Season · Playoffs

Regular Season

Age is Years-Days
Passing Rushing
Rk G# Date Age Tm Opp Result GS Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD
1 2 1979-09-09 24-319 HOU @ PIT L 7-38 4 11 36.36% 41 1 2 38.6 3.73 -2.64 0 0 0
2 3 1979-09-16 24-326 HOU KAN W 20-6 * 12 18 66.67% 173 1 0 116.2 9.61 10.72 3 10 3.33 0
3 7 1979-10-14 24-354 HOU @ BAL W 28-16 1 2 50.00% -2 0 0 56.2 -1.00 -1.00 0 0 0
4 12 1979-11-18 25-024 HOU CIN W 42-21 10 16 62.50% 140 1 0 111.5 8.75 10.00 2 -3 -1.50 0
5 15 1979-12-10 25-046 HOU PIT W 20-17 0 1 0.00% 0 0 0 39.6 0.00 0.00 0 0 0
6 16 1979-12-16 25-052 HOU PHI L 20-26 5 13 38.46% 52 0 1 18.8 4.00 0.54 0 0 0
6 Games 4-2-0 32 61 52.46% 404 3 3 69.3 6.62 5.39 5 7 1.40 0

Playoffs

Age is Years-Days
Passing Rushing
Rk G# Date Age Tm Opp Result GS Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD
1 17 1979-12-23 25-059 HOU DEN W 13-7 2 4 50.00% 9 0 1 16.7 2.25 -9.00 0 0 0
2 18 1979-12-29 25-065 HOU @ SDG W 17-14 * 10 19 52.63% 111 1 1 65.9 5.84 4.53 2 12 6.00 0
3 19 1980-01-06 25-073 HOU @ PIT L 13-27 1 1 100.00% 9 0 0 104.2 9.00 9.00 0 0 0
3 Games 2-1-0 13 24 54.17% 129 1 2 48.8 5.38 2.46 2 12 6.00 0