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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 1968 Touchdown Log

3 Touchdowns

3 Rushing, 1 Go-Ahead, Long of 22 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Giants3
Cowboys1
Redskins1
Steelers1
Road2
Home1
Sunday3
1st1
2nd2
4-9 yards2
20-29 yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1968-09-15 NYG @ PIT W 34-20 2 Rushing 4 Lead 21-13 Lead 28-13
2 3 1968-09-29 NYG WAS W 48-21 2 Rushing 4 Lead 17-7 Lead 24-7
3 9 1968-11-10 NYG @ DAL W 27-21 1 Rushing 22 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*