Norm Van Brocklin

Quarterback

“The Dutchman”

Norm Van Brocklin

12 seasons
9 Pro Bowls
23,611 yards passing
173 touchdown passes
1,553 completions

12

seasons

9

Pro Bowls

23,611

yards passing

173

touchdown passes

1,553

completions
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"The word desire is overworked, but a quarterback must have desire. He can’t discourage easily. He has to be confident that if he just hangs on, against adversity, he finally can get the job done."

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(Oregon)...6'1'', 190...Norman Mack Van Brocklin ... Oregon All-American, 1948 ... Rams' No. 4 draftee, 1949 ... Led NFL in passing three years, punting twice ... Career mark: 1,553 completions for 23,611 yards, 173 TDs ... 73-yard pass gave Rams 1951 title ... Passed for 554 yards one game, 1951 ... Generalled Eagles to 1960 NFL crown ... NFL's Most Valuable Player, 1960 ... Selected to nine Pro Bowl games ... Born March 15, 1926, in Eagle Butte, South Dakota ... Died May 2, 1983, at age of 57.