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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 1966 Touchdown Log

4 Touchdowns

4 Rushing, 1 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 18 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Vikings4
49ers2
Bears1
Rams1
Home3
Road1
Sunday4
1st2
3rd1
4th1
3 or fewer yards1
4-9 yards1
10-19 yards2

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 5 1966-10-16 MIN RAM W 35-7 3 Rushing 2 Lead 21-0 Lead 28-0
2 7 1966-10-30 MIN SFO W 28-3 1 Rushing 18 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
3 7 1966-10-30 MIN SFO W 28-3 4 Rushing 5 Lead 14-3 Lead 21-3
4 14 1966-12-18 MIN @ CHI L 28-41 1 Rushing 15 Trail 7-14 Tied 14-14