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Billy Wade

William James Wade Jr.

Position: QB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 202 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: October 4, 1930 in Nashville, TN
High School: Montgomery Bell Academy
College: Vanderbilt   (school history)
Drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1952 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 48 (1526th overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 16, 2014 1:25PM
All-Time Rank: #644. Raymond Chester… #645. Frank Winters… #646. Gill Byrd… #647. BILLY WADE… #648. Drew Hill… #649. Ben Davidson… #650. Leon Hart… 

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
1954 24 RAM qb 9 10 1 0-1-0 31 59 52.5 509 2 3.4 1 1.7 48 8.6 8.5 16.4 50.9 86.1 0 0
1955 25 RAM 9 7 31 71 43.7 316 1 1.4 3 4.2 25 4.5 2.8 10.2 45.1 44.1
1956 26 RAM QB 9 12 8 2-6-0 91 178 51.1 1461 10 5.6 13 7.3 76 8.2 6.0 16.1 121.8 67.2 0 0
1957 27 RAM 9 5 10 24 41.7 116 1 4.2 1 4.2 35 4.8 3.8 11.6 23.2 53.5 0 0
1958* 28 RAM QB 9 12 12 8-4-0 181 341 53.1 2875 18 5.3 22 6.5 93 8.4 6.6 15.9 239.6 72.2 0 0
1959 29 RAM QB 9 12 9 2-7-0 153 261 58.6 2001 12 4.6 17 6.5 72 7.7 5.7 13.1 166.8 71.1 0 0
1960 30 RAM QB 9 11 6 1-5-0 106 182 58.2 1294 12 6.6 11 6.0 63 7.1 5.7 12.2 117.6 77.0 1 1 8
1961 31 CHI QB 9 13 9 5-4-0 139 250 55.6 2258 22 8.8 13 5.2 98 9.0 8.5 16.2 173.7 93.7 3 3 13
1962 32 CHI QB 9 14 14 9-5-0 225 412 54.6 3172 18 4.4 24 5.8 73 7.7 6.0 14.1 226.6 70.0 3 4 12
1963* 33 CHI QB 9 14 14 11-1-2 192 356 53.9 2301 15 4.2 12 3.4 63 6.5 5.8 12.0 164.4 74.0 2 0 11
1964 34 CHI QB 9 11 10 2-8-0 182 327 55.7 1944 13 4.0 14 4.3 68 5.9 4.8 10.7 176.7 68.6 8
1965 35 CHI qb 9 5 2 0-2-0 20 41 48.8 204 0 0.0 2 4.9 29 5.0 2.8 10.2 40.8 43.1 1
1966 36 CHI 9 2 9 21 42.9 79 0 0.0 1 4.8 14 3.8 1.6 8.8 39.5 33.6 0
Career 128 85 40-43-2 1370 2523 54.3 18530 124 4.9 134 5.3 98 7.3 5.9 13.5 144.8 72.2 9 8 53
7 yrs RAM 69 36 13-23-0 603 1116 54.0 8572 56 5.0 68 6.1 93 7.7 5.9 14.2 124.2 70.5 1 1 8
6 yrs CHI 59 49 27-20-2 767 1407 54.5 9958 68 4.8 66 4.7 98 7.1 5.9 13.0 168.8 73.6 8 7 45

Playoff Record as Starting QB: 1963 (1-0)

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+
1954 24 RAM qb 9 10 1 0-1-0 59 122 133 110 89 147 126
1955 25 RAM 9 7 71 67 80 80 69 125 82
1956 26 RAM QB 9 12 8 2-6-0 178 118 112 104 109 96 108
1958* 28 RAM QB 9 12 12 8-4-0 341 122 112 108 101 98 107
1959 29 RAM QB 9 12 9 2-7-0 261 107 101 127 94 98 105
1960 30 RAM QB 9 11 6 1-5-0 182 97 101 124 110 101 109
1961 31 CHI QB 9 13 9 5-4-0 250 124 123 112 126 108 125
1962 32 CHI QB 9 14 14 9-5-0 412 101 99 108 91 101 99
1963* 33 CHI QB 9 14 14 11-1-2 356 79 96 106 89 120 102
1964 34 CHI QB 9 11 10 2-8-0 327 74 86 114 88 109 96
Career 128 85 40-43-2 2523

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
1954 24 RAM qb 9 10 1 28 190 1 35 6.8 19.0 2.8 190 1 5
1955 25 RAM 9 7 11 43 0 14 3.9 6.1 1.6 43 0 4
1956 26 RAM QB 9 12 8 26 93 3 33 3.6 7.8 2.2 93 3 4
1957 27 RAM 9 5 1 5 0 5 5.0 1.0 0.2 5 0 0
1958* 28 RAM QB 9 12 12 42 90 2 22 2.1 7.5 3.5 90 2 14
1959 29 RAM QB 9 12 9 25 95 2 17 3.8 7.9 2.1 95 2 6
1960 30 RAM QB 9 11 6 26 171 2 66 6.6 15.5 2.4 0 10 0 10 0.0 0.9 181 2 5
1961 31 CHI QB 9 13 9 45 255 2 29 5.7 19.6 3.5 255 2 3
1962 32 CHI QB 9 14 14 40 146 5 21 3.7 10.4 2.9 146 5 7
1963* 33 CHI QB 9 14 14 45 132 6 17 2.9 9.4 3.2 132 6 5
1964 34 CHI QB 9 11 10 24 96 1 31 4.0 8.7 2.2 96 1 2
1965 35 CHI qb 9 5 2 5 18 0 16 3.6 3.6 1.0 18 0 2
Career 128 85 318 1334 24 66 4.2 10.4 2.5 0 10 0 10 0.0 0.1 1344 24 57
7 yrs RAM 69 36 159 687 10 66 4.3 10.0 2.3 0 10 0 10 0.0 0.1 697 10 38
6 yrs CHI 59 49 159 647 14 31 4.1 11.0 2.7 647 14 19

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
1954 24 RAM qb 9 10 1 0 5 0 0 0
1955 25 RAM 9 7 0 4 1 0 0
1956 26 RAM QB 9 12 8 0 4 3 0 0
1958* 28 RAM QB 9 12 12 0 14 1 0 0
1959 29 RAM QB 9 12 9 0 6 0 0 0
1960 30 RAM QB 9 11 6 0 5 0 0 0
1961 31 CHI QB 9 13 9 0 3 0 0 0
1962 32 CHI QB 9 14 14 0 7 2 0 0
1963* 33 CHI QB 9 14 14 0 5 1 0 0
1964 34 CHI QB 9 11 10 0 2 0 0 0
1965 35 CHI qb 9 5 2 0 2 0 0 0
Career 128 85 0 57 8 0 0
7 yrs RAM 69 36 0 38 5 0 0
6 yrs CHI 59 49 0 19 3 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
1954 24 RAM qb 9 10 1 1 1 6
1956 26 RAM QB 9 12 8 3 3 18
1958* 28 RAM QB 9 12 12 2 2 12
1959 29 RAM QB 9 12 9 2 2 12
1960 30 RAM QB 9 11 6 2 2 12
1961 31 CHI QB 9 13 9 2 2 12
1962 32 CHI QB 9 14 14 5 5 30
1963* 33 CHI QB 9 14 14 6 6 36
1964 34 CHI QB 9 11 10 1 1 6
Career 128 85 24 24 144
7 yrs RAM 69 36 10 10 60
6 yrs CHI 59 49 14 14 84

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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