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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 1976 Game Log

1976 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 TD Pts
1 1 1976-09-12 36-222 MIN @ NOR W 40-9 * 15 23 65.22% 221 1 0 111.0 9.61 10.48 1 6 6.00 0 0 0
2 2 1976-09-19 36-229 MIN RAM T 10-10 * 27 43 62.79% 294 1 2 71.3 6.84 5.21 2 19 9.50 0 0 0
3 3 1976-09-26 36-236 MIN @ DET W 10-9 * 7 16 43.75% 47 0 0 51.0 2.94 2.94 0 0 0 0 0
4 5 1976-10-10 36-250 MIN CHI W 20-19 * 18 30 60.00% 210 0 0 81.2 7.00 7.00 5 -4 -0.80 0 0 0
5 6 1976-10-17 36-257 MIN NYG W 24-7 * 21 30 70.00% 288 2 1 108.7 9.60 9.43 0 0 0 0 0
6 7 1976-10-24 36-264 MIN @ PHI W 31-12 * 23 33 69.70% 249 2 1 99.2 7.55 7.39 3 6 2.00 0 0 0
7 8 1976-10-31 36-271 MIN @ CHI L 13-14 * 24 46 52.17% 272 0 2 52.1 5.91 3.96 2 5 2.50 1 1 6
8 9 1976-11-07 36-278 MIN DET W 31-23 * 17 25 68.00% 347 2 1 120.8 13.88 13.68 3 -1 -0.33 0 0 0
9 10 1976-11-14 36-285 MIN SEA W 27-21 * 26 31 83.87% 274 2 0 125.0 8.84 10.13 5 9 1.80 0 0 0
10 11 1976-11-21 36-292 MIN @ GNB W 17-10 * 23 43 53.49% 180 2 0 79.6 4.19 5.12 5 0 0.00 0 0 0
11 12 1976-11-29 36-300 MIN @ SFO L 16-20 * 16 37 43.24% 200 2 0 78.7 5.41 6.49 0 0 0 0 0
12 13 1976-12-05 36-306 MIN GNB W 20-9 * 23 32 71.88% 195 0 1 74.3 6.09 4.69 0 0 0 0 0
13 14 1976-12-11 36-312 MIN @ MIA W 29-7 * 15 23 65.22% 184 3 0 129.3 8.00 10.61 1 5 5.00 0 0 0
13 Games 10-2-1 255 412 61.89% 2961 17 8 89.3 7.19 7.14 27 45 1.67 1 1 6

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 15 1976-12-18 36-319 MIN WAS W 35-20 * 12 21 57.14% 170 3 2 83.4 8.10 6.67 1 3 3.00 0
2 16 1976-12-26 36-327 MIN RAM W 24-13 * 12 27 44.44% 143 0 1 45.8 5.30 3.63 1 -2 -2.00 0
3 17 1977-01-09 36-341 MIN N OAK L 14-32 * 17 35 48.57% 205 1 2 52.7 5.86 3.86 0 0 0
3 Games 2-1-0 41 83 49.40% 518 4 5 60.2 6.24 4.49 2 1 0.50 0