Sammy Baugh

Quarterback

“Slingin' Sammy”

Sammy Baugh

16 seasons
21,886 yards
187 TDs
31 defensive interceptions
7 All-NFL selections

16

seasons

21,886

yards

187

TDs

31

defensive interceptions

7

All-NFL selections
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"Money did not mean that much to me. I had fun playing football.”

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(Texas Christian)...6'2'', 182...

Sammy Adrian Baugh ... Two-time TCU All-American ... No. 1 draft choice, 1937 ... Split career between tailback, T-quarterback ... Premier passer who influenced great offensive revolution ... All-NFL seven years ... NFL passing, punting, interception champ, 1943 ... Six-time NFL passing leader ... Career records: 21,886 yards, 187 TDs passing, 45.1-yard punting average, 31 interceptions ... Born March 17, 1914, in Temple, Texas ... Died December 17, 2008, at age of 94.