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Fran Tarkenton

Francis Asbury Tarkenton (The Scrambler)

Position: QB
Height: 6-0    Weight: 190 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: February 3, 1940 in Richmond, VA
High School: Athens
College: Georgia   (school history)    (Tarkenton college stats)
Drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the 3rd round (29th overall) of the 1961 NFL Draft.
Drafted by the Boston Patriots in the 5th round (34th overall) of the 1961 AFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 149 (6th overall since 1950)
9-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1986, finalist in 1984, 1985

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Fran Tarkenton 1972 Game Log

1972 Game Log: Regular Season · Playoffs · vs.

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 1 1972-09-18 32-228 MIN WAS L 21-24 * 18 31 58.06 233 2 0 103.3 7.52 8.81 3 35 11.67 0
2 2 1972-09-24 32-234 MIN @ DET W 34-10 * 8 15 53.33 158 2 0 130.0 10.53 13.20 2 19 9.50 0
3 3 1972-10-01 32-241 MIN MIA L 14-16 * 10 23 43.48 142 1 3 38.9 6.17 1.17 6 16 2.67 0
4 4 1972-10-08 32-248 MIN STL L 17-19 * 15 23 65.22 124 1 1 75.3 5.39 4.30 5 31 6.20 0
5 5 1972-10-15 32-255 MIN @ DEN W 23-20 * 19 30 63.33 182 1 0 91.2 6.07 6.73 2 21 10.50 0
6 6 1972-10-23 32-263 MIN @ CHI L 10-13 * 17 25 68.00 244 1 1 96.1 9.76 8.76 3 18 6.00 0
7 7 1972-10-29 32-269 MIN @ GNB W 27-13 * 13 22 59.09 192 0 0 87.7 8.73 8.73 1 0 0.00 0
8 8 1972-11-05 32-276 MIN NOR W 37-6 * 19 26 73.08 178 2 1 101.1 6.85 6.65 1 1 1.00 0
9 9 1972-11-12 32-283 MIN DET W 16-14 * 15 27 55.56 121 0 0 67.1 4.48 4.48 0 0 0
10 10 1972-11-19 32-290 MIN @ RAM W 45-41 * 14 28 50.00 319 4 0 130.8 11.39 14.25 1 9 9.00 0
11 11 1972-11-26 32-297 MIN @ PIT L 10-23 * 24 43 55.81 235 1 1 69.4 5.47 4.88 1 2 2.00 0
12 12 1972-12-03 32-304 MIN CHI W 23-10 * 21 39 53.85 261 1 1 72.7 6.69 6.05 0 0 0
13 13 1972-12-10 32-311 MIN GNB L 7-23 * 11 21 52.38 118 0 3 29.6 5.62 -0.81 0 0 0
14 14 1972-12-16 32-317 MIN @ SFO L 17-20 * 11 25 44.00 144 2 2 56.1 5.76 3.76 2 28 14.00 0
14 Games 7-7-0 215 378 56.88 2651 18 13 80.2 7.01 6.42 27 180 6.67 0