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Norm Van Brocklin

Norman Mack Van Brocklin (The Dutchman)

Position: QB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 190 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: March 15, 1926 in Eagle Butte, SD
Died: May 2, 1983 in Social Circle, GA
High School: Acalanes
College: Oregon   (school history)    (Van Brocklin college stats)
Drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the 4th round (37th overall) of the 1949 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 17 (5236th overall since 1950)
9-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1971, finalist in 1970

Coaching Record

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 16, 2014 1:25PM
All-Time Rank: #102. Aeneas Williams… #103. Johnny Robinson… #104. Thurman Thomas… #105. NORM VAN BROCKLIN… #106. Carl Eller… #107. Frank Gifford… #108. Leo Nomellini… 

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
1949 23 RAM 8 0 32 58 55.2 601 6 10.3 2 3.4 51 10.4 10.9 18.8 75.1 111.4
1950* 24 RAM QB 25 12 6 5-1-0 127 233 54.5 2061 18 7.7 14 6.0 58 8.8 7.7 16.2 171.8 85.1
1951* 25 RAM P/qb 25 12 2 1-1-0 100 194 51.5 1725 13 6.7 11 5.7 81 8.9 7.7 17.3 143.8 80.8 0 1
1952* 26 RAM QB 11 12 6 6-0-0 113 205 55.1 1736 14 6.8 17 8.3 84 8.5 6.1 15.4 144.7 71.5
1953* 27 RAM P/QB 11 12 12 8-3-1 156 286 54.5 2393 19 6.6 14 4.9 70 8.4 7.5 15.3 199.4 84.1 0 0
1954* 28 RAM P/QB 11 12 11 6-4-1 139 260 53.5 2637 13 5.0 21 8.1 80 10.1 7.5 19.0 219.8 71.9 0 0
1955* 29 RAM P/QB 11 12 12 8-3-1 144 272 52.9 1890 8 2.9 15 5.5 74 6.9 5.1 13.1 157.5 62.0
1956 30 RAM P/qb 11 12 4 2-2-0 68 124 54.8 966 7 5.6 12 9.7 58 7.8 4.6 14.2 80.5 59.5 0 0
1957 31 RAM P/QB 11 12 12 6-6-0 132 265 49.8 2105 20 7.5 21 7.9 70 7.9 5.9 15.9 175.4 68.8 0 0
1958* 32 PHI P/QB 11 12 12 2-9-1 198 374 52.9 2409 15 4.0 20 5.3 91 6.4 4.8 12.2 200.8 64.1 0 0
1959* 33 PHI P/QB 11 12 12 7-5-0 191 340 56.2 2617 16 4.7 14 4.1 71 7.7 6.8 13.7 218.1 79.5 0 0
1960*+ 34 PHI P/QB 11 12 12 10-2-0 153 284 53.9 2471 24 8.5 17 6.0 64 8.7 7.7 16.2 205.9 86.5 6 5 17
Career 140 101 61-36-4 1553 2895 53.6 23611 173 6.0 178 6.1 91 8.2 6.6 15.2 168.7 75.1 6 6 17
9 yrs RAM 104 65 42-20-3 1011 1897 53.3 16114 118 6.2 127 6.7 84 8.5 6.7 15.9 154.9 74.7 0 1
3 yrs PHI 36 36 19-16-1 542 998 54.3 7497 55 5.5 51 5.1 91 7.5 6.3 13.8 208.3 75.7 6 5 17

Playoff Record as Starting QB: 1950 (1-0), 1952 (0-1), 1955 (0-1), 1960 (1-0)
Playoff Comebacks: 1960 (1)
Playoff Game-Winning Drives: 1951 (1),1960 (1)

Comeback and game-winning drive numbers are based on research by Scott Kacsmar, as described in parts I, II, and III on the blog.

Advanced Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Att Y/A+ NY/A+ AY/A+ ANY/A+ Cmp%+ TD%+ Int%+ Sack%+ Rate+
1949 23 RAM 8 0 58 152 151 120 135 132 144
1950* 24 RAM QB 25 12 6 5-1-0 233 131 129 121 123 113 129
1951* 25 RAM P/qb 25 12 2 1-1-0 194 132 131 116 114 115 129
1952* 26 RAM QB 11 12 6 6-0-0 205 121 114 122 119 91 116
1953* 27 RAM P/QB 11 12 12 8-3-1 286 118 127 116 115 121 127
1954* 28 RAM P/QB 11 12 11 6-4-1 260 140 124 112 103 89 113
1955* 29 RAM P/QB 11 12 12 8-3-1 272 100 102 110 83 113 102
1956 30 RAM P/qb 11 12 4 2-2-0 124 112 97 115 109 73 99
1957 31 RAM P/QB 11 12 12 6-6-0 265 113 109 98 129 86 108
1958* 32 PHI P/QB 11 12 12 2-9-1 374 84 93 108 87 108 99
1959* 33 PHI P/QB 11 12 12 7-5-0 340 107 111 119 95 113 113
1960*+ 34 PHI P/QB 11 12 12 10-2-0 284 120 117 109 124 102 117
Career 140 101 61-36-4 2895

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
1949 23 RAM 8 0 2 91 46 0 45.5
1950* 24 RAM QB 25 12 6 11 466 51 0 42.4
1951* 25 RAM P/qb 25 12 2 48 1992 62 1 41.5
1952* 26 RAM QB 11 12 6 29 1250 66 0 43.1
1953* 27 RAM P/QB 11 12 12 60 2529 57 0 42.2
1954* 28 RAM P/QB 11 12 11 44 1874 61 0 42.6
1955* 29 RAM P/QB 11 12 12 60 2676 61 0 44.6
1956 30 RAM P/qb 11 12 4 48 2070 72 0 43.1
1957 31 RAM P/QB 11 12 12 54 2392 71 0 44.3
1958* 32 PHI P/QB 11 12 12 54 2225 58 1 41.2
1959* 33 PHI P/QB 11 12 12 53 2263 59 1 42.7
1960*+ 34 PHI P/QB 11 12 12 60 2585 70 0 43.1
Career 140 101 523 22413 72 3 42.9
9 yrs RAM 104 65 356 15340 72 1 43.1
3 yrs PHI 36 36 167 7073 70 2 42.4

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1949 23 RAM 8 0 4 -1 0 2 -0.3 -0.1 0.5 -1 0 2
1950* 24 RAM QB 25 12 6 15 22 1 16 1.5 1.8 1.3 22 1 6
1951* 25 RAM P/qb 25 12 2 7 2 2 4 0.3 0.2 0.6 2 2 3
1952* 26 RAM QB 11 12 6 7 -10 0 9 -1.4 -0.8 0.6 -10 0 5
1953* 27 RAM P/QB 11 12 12 8 11 0 6 1.4 0.9 0.7 11 0 3
1954* 28 RAM P/QB 11 12 11 6 -10 0 5 -1.7 -0.8 0.5 -10 0 3
1955* 29 RAM P/QB 11 12 12 11 24 0 9 2.2 2.0 0.9 24 0 3
1956 30 RAM P/qb 11 12 4 4 1 1 1 0.3 0.1 0.3 1 1 2
1957 31 RAM P/QB 11 12 12 10 -4 4 3 -0.4 -0.3 0.8 -4 4 4
1958* 32 PHI P/QB 11 12 12 8 5 1 2 0.6 0.4 0.7 5 1 3
1959* 33 PHI P/QB 11 12 12 11 13 2 12 1.2 1.1 0.9 13 2 4
1960*+ 34 PHI P/QB 11 12 12 11 -13 0 1 -1.2 -1.1 0.9 -13 0 7
Career 140 101 102 40 11 16 0.4 0.3 0.7 40 11 45
9 yrs RAM 104 65 72 35 8 16 0.5 0.3 0.7 35 8 31
3 yrs PHI 36 36 30 5 3 12 0.2 0.1 0.8 5 3 14

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
1949 23 RAM 8 0 0 2 1 0 0
1950* 24 RAM QB 25 12 6 0 6 2 0 0
1951* 25 RAM P/qb 25 12 2 0 3 0 0 0
1952* 26 RAM QB 11 12 6 0 5 2 0 0
1953* 27 RAM P/QB 11 12 12 0 3 1 0 0
1954* 28 RAM P/QB 11 12 11 0 3 0 0 0
1955* 29 RAM P/QB 11 12 12 0 3 2 0 0
1956 30 RAM P/qb 11 12 4 0 2 1 0 0
1957 31 RAM P/QB 11 12 12 0 4 0 0 0
1958* 32 PHI P/QB 11 12 12 0 3 1 0 0
1959* 33 PHI P/QB 11 12 12 0 4 5 0 0
1960*+ 34 PHI P/QB 11 12 12 0 7 2 0 0
Career 140 101 0 45 17 0 0
9 yrs RAM 104 65 0 31 9 0 0
3 yrs PHI 36 36 0 14 8 0 0

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1950* 24 RAM QB 25 12 6 1 1 6
1951* 25 RAM P/qb 25 12 2 2 2 12
1956 30 RAM P/qb 11 12 4 1 1 6
1957 31 RAM P/QB 11 12 12 4 4 24
1958* 32 PHI P/QB 11 12 12 1 1 6
1959* 33 PHI P/QB 11 12 12 2 2 12
Career 140 101 11 11 66
9 yrs RAM 104 65 8 8 48
3 yrs PHI 36 36 3 3 18

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams