Friday, October 17, 2008

The Best by Jersey continued...


Winner: Dan Marino QB Miami Dolphins (1983-1999)

9 time Pro Bowl selection. 8 time All Pro selection. NFL MVP 1984. 1984 Offensive POY. 2nd All Time in passing yards (61,361), passing TDs (420) and completions (4,967). First Rookie QB to start in a Pro Bowl. Holds record for most passing yards in season (5,084) in 1984. Third all time wins by a starting QB (147).
Runner up: Dan Marino QB Pittsburgh Panthers (1979-1982)

Career record of 40-7 while at Pitt. If anyone can find more stats on him while at Pitt, please post them.


Winner: Dan Fouts QB San Diego Chargers (1973-1987)

6 time Pro Bowl selection. 1979 Pro Bowl MVP. NFL Offensive POY 1982. NFLs All Decade Team (80s). 9th All Time in career passing yds (43,040). 12th All Time in career Passing TDs (254). Led NFL in passing yards from 1979-1982. The first QB to throw for 4,000 yds. in back to back seasons.

Runner up: Ty Detmer QB Brigham Young Cougars (1987-1992)

Had arguably the greatest seasons for a starting QB in the history of the NCAA in 1990. He passes for 5,188 yards and 41 TDs. He finished that year with 42 NCAA records. Heisman Trophy, Davy O'Brien and Maxwell award winner in 1990. Davey O'Brien award winner in 1992. Finished 3rd in Heisman voting 1992. Amassed over 16,000 passing yards and 127 TDs. Finished his career with 59 NCAA records.

1 comment:

Jackie said...

Fouts? Interesting.....