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Joe Theismann

Joseph Robert Theismann

Position: QB
Height: 6-0    Weight: 192 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: September 9, 1949 in New Brunswick, NJ
High School: South River
College: Notre Dame   (school history)    (Theismann college stats)
Drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the 4th round (99th overall) of the 1971 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 87 (260th overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Other SR Links: College Football at Sports-Reference.com


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Fine Details  · Last updated May 2, 2016 2:25AM
All-Time Rank: #507. Billy Neighbors… #508. Ricky Watters… #509. Al Wilson… #510. JOE THEISMANN… #511. Jerry Ball… #512. Milt Morin… #513. Raleigh McKenzie… 

Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD AV
1974 25 WAS PR 7 9 9 11 81.8 145 1 9.1 0 0.0 69 13.2 15.0 16.1 16.1 149.1 2 11 10.31 11.85 15.4 1
1975 26 WAS 7 14 0 10 22 45.5 96 1 4.5 3 13.6 30 4.4 -0.9 9.6 6.9 33.7 2 18 3.25 -1.54 8.3 1
1976 27 WAS qb 7 14 5 3-2-0 79 163 48.5 1036 8 4.9 10 6.1 44 6.4 4.6 13.1 74.0 59.8 22 172 4.67 3.10 11.9 0 1 5
1977 28 WAS qb 7 14 6 4-2-0 84 182 46.2 1097 7 3.8 9 4.9 52 6.0 4.6 13.1 78.4 57.9 30 241 4.04 2.79 14.2 2 2 5
1978 29 WAS QB 7 16 14 7-7-0 187 390 47.9 2593 13 3.3 18 4.6 63 6.6 5.2 13.9 162.1 61.6 42 391 5.10 3.82 9.7 2 2 9
1979 30 WAS QB 7 16 16 10-6-0 233 395 59.0 2797 20 5.1 13 3.3 62 7.1 6.6 12.0 174.8 83.9 34 263 5.91 5.48 7.9 3 4 13
1980 31 WAS QB 7 16 15 6-9-0 262 454 57.7 2962 17 3.7 16 3.5 54 6.5 5.7 11.3 185.1 75.2 31 282 5.53 4.74 6.4 2 2 9
1981 32 WAS QB 7 16 16 8-8-0 293 496 59.1 3568 19 3.8 20 4.0 79 7.2 6.1 12.2 223.0 77.3 28 259 6.31 5.32 5.3 2 2 12
1982* 33 WAS QB 7 9 9 8-1-0 161 252 63.9 2033 13 5.2 9 3.6 78 8.1 7.5 12.6 225.9 91.3 30 223 6.42 5.90 10.6 3 3 14
1983*+ 34 WAS QB 7 16 16 14-2-0 276 459 60.1 3714 29 6.3 11 2.4 84 8.1 8.3 13.5 232.1 97.0 34 242 7.04 7.22 6.9 2 5 18
1984 35 WAS QB 7 16 16 11-5-0 283 477 59.3 3391 24 5.0 13 2.7 80 7.1 6.9 12.0 211.9 86.6 48 341 5.81 5.61 9.1 3 3 15
1985 36 WAS QB 7 11 11 6-5-0 167 301 55.5 1774 8 2.7 16 5.3 55 5.9 4.0 10.6 161.3 59.6 37 314 4.32 2.66 10.9 3
Career 167 124 77-47-0 2044 3602 56.7 25206 160 4.4 138 3.8 84 7.0 6.2 12.3 150.9 77.4 340 2757 5.69 4.93 8.6 19 24 105

Playoffs Passing

Year Age Tm Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
1974 25 WAS 1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
1976 27 WAS QB 1 0 0-0
1982 ❍ 33 WAS QB 4 4 4-0 58 85 68.2 716 8 9.4 3 3.5 46 8.4 8.7 12.3 179.0 110.7 6.83 7.09 10.5 1 1
1983*+ 34 WAS QB 3 3 2-1 48 84 57.1 774 3 3.6 3 3.6 70 9.2 8.3 16.1 258.0 85.1 7.49 6.69 9.7 0 1
1984 35 WAS QB 1 1 0-1 22 42 52.4 292 0 0.0 1 2.4 35 7.0 5.9 13.3 292.0 64.8 4.96 4.04 14.3
Career 10 8 6-2 128 211 60.7 1782 11 5.2 7 3.3 70 8.4 8.0 13.9 178.2 91.4 26 193 6.70 6.30 11.0 1 2

Advanced Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Att Y/A+ NY/A+ AY/A+ ANY/A+ Cmp%+ TD%+ Int%+ Sack%+ Rate+
1976 27 WAS qb 7 14 5 3-2-0 163 96 90 95 92 90 107 92 83 95
1977 28 WAS qb 7 14 6 4-2-0 182 90 79 95 87 82 98 104 68 93
1978 29 WAS QB 7 16 14 7-7-0 390 99 92 101 96 83 92 106 90 94
1979 30 WAS QB 7 16 16 10-6-0 395 105 103 115 113 115 111 119 97 120
1980 31 WAS QB 7 16 15 6-9-0 454 90 92 98 99 109 94 113 104 104
1981 32 WAS QB 7 16 16 8-8-0 496 104 108 104 106 111 95 105 111 106
1982* 33 WAS QB 7 9 9 8-1-0 252 120 109 120 113 125 111 110 82 122
1983*+ 34 WAS QB 7 16 16 14-2-0 459 119 122 128 129 111 123 124 107 126
1984 35 WAS QB 7 16 16 11-5-0 477 100 98 110 108 111 109 119 94 114
1985 36 WAS QB 7 11 11 6-5-0 301 76 70 73 70 100 83 83 83 80
Career 167 124 77-47-0 3602 101 98 106 104 106 103 110 95 107

Rushing & Receiving

Games Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1974 25 WAS PR 7 9 3 12 1 12 4.0 1.3 0.3 12 1 0
1975 26 WAS 7 14 0 3 34 0 21 11.3 2.4 0.2 34 0 0
1976 27 WAS qb 7 14 5 17 97 1 22 5.7 6.9 1.2 97 1 2
1977 28 WAS qb 7 14 6 29 149 1 14 5.1 10.6 2.1 149 1 0
1978 29 WAS QB 7 16 14 37 177 1 20 4.8 11.1 2.3 177 1 8
1979 30 WAS QB 7 16 16 46 181 4 22 3.9 11.3 2.9 181 4 3
1980 31 WAS QB 7 16 15 29 175 3 37 6.0 10.9 1.8 175 3 6
1981 32 WAS QB 7 16 16 36 177 2 24 4.9 11.1 2.3 177 2 7
1982* 33 WAS QB 7 9 9 31 150 0 16 4.8 16.7 3.4 150 0 4
1983*+ 34 WAS QB 7 16 16 37 234 1 22 6.3 14.6 2.3 234 1 1
1984 35 WAS QB 7 16 16 62 314 1 27 5.1 19.6 3.9 314 1 7
1985 36 WAS QB 7 11 11 25 115 2 25 4.6 10.5 2.3 115 2 4
Career 167 124 355 1815 17 37 5.1 10.9 2.1 1815 17 42

Playoffs Rushing & Receiving

Games Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1982 ❍ 33 WAS QB 4 4 9 27 0 12 3.0 6.8 2.3 27 0 0
1983*+ 34 WAS QB 2 2 5 30 0 8 6.0 15.0 2.5 30 0 2
1984 35 WAS QB 1 1 5 38 0 13 7.6 38.0 5.0 38 0 1
Career 10 8 19 95 0 13 5.0 9.5 1.9 95 0 3

Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1974 25 WAS PR 7 9 15 157 0 44 10.5 169
1975 26 WAS 7 14 0 2 5 0 3 2.5 39
Career 167 124 17 162 0 44 9.5 1928

Playoffs Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1974 25 WAS 1 4 22 0 12 5.5 22
Career 10 4 22 0 12 5.5 117

Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1976 27 WAS qb 7 14 5 0 2 1 -1 0
1978 29 WAS QB 7 16 14 0 8 3 -26 0
1979 30 WAS QB 7 16 16 0 3 2 -4 0
1980 31 WAS QB 7 16 15 0 6 0 -2 0
1981 32 WAS QB 7 16 16 0 7 1 0 0
1982* 33 WAS QB 7 9 9 0 4 1 -21 0
1983*+ 34 WAS QB 7 16 16 0 1 0 0 0
1984 35 WAS QB 7 16 16 0 7 6 5 0
1985 36 WAS QB 7 11 11 0 4 0 0 0
Career 167 124 0 42 14 -49 0

Playoffs Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1983*+ 34 WAS QB 2 2 0 2 0 0 0
1984 35 WAS QB 1 1 0 1 1 0 0
Career 10 8 0 3 1 0 0

Kicking & Punting

Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Scoring Punting
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM Lng FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
1985 36 WAS QB 7 11 11 1 1 1 0 1.0
Career 167 124 1 1 1 0 1.0

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
1974 25 WAS PR 7 9 1 1 6
1976 27 WAS qb 7 14 5 1 1 6
1977 28 WAS qb 7 14 6 1 1 6
1978 29 WAS QB 7 16 14 1 1 6
1979 30 WAS QB 7 16 16 4 4 24
1980 31 WAS QB 7 16 15 3 3 18
1981 32 WAS QB 7 16 16 2 2 12
1983*+ 34 WAS QB 7 16 16 1 1 6
1984 35 WAS QB 7 16 16 1 1 6
1985 36 WAS QB 7 11 11 2 2 12
Career 167 124 17 17 102

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams

Fantasy

Year Age G FantPos FantPt VBD PosRank OvRank
1974 25 9 QB 17 45
1975 26 14 QB 5 58
1976 27 14 QB 69 28
1977 28 14 QB 75 21
1978 29 16 QB 143 4 11 67
1979 30 16 QB 208 31 7 42
1980 31 16 QB 190 14
1981 32 16 QB 208 14 9 63
1982 33 9 QB 130 40 6 38
1983 34 16 QB 272 97 2 11
1984 35 16 QB 243 62 6 25
1985 36 11 QB 94 25
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