Y.A. Tittle

Quarterback

Y.A. Tittle

17 seasons
7 Pro Bowls
4 All-NFL
28,339 passing yards
212 touchdown passes

17

seasons

7

Pro Bowls

4

All-NFL

28,339

passing yards

212

touchdown passes
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"I was a strict, straight-arrow quarterback when I came to the 49ers. I learned to become freeā€¦I had always tried to please every coach I ever played for, I guess to the point I became their mirror image.

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(Louisiana State)...6'0'', 192...Yelberton Abraham Tittle  ...  AAFC Rookie of Year, 1948  ...  Joined 49ers in 1951 after Colts disbanded  ...  Career record: 2,427 completions, 33,070 yards, 242 TDs, 13 games over 300 yards passing  ...  Paced 1961, 1962, 1963 Giants to division titles  ...  Threw 33 TD passes in 1962, 36 in 1963  ...  NFL's Most Valuable Player/Player of the Year, 1961, 1962, 1963  ... All-NFL, 1957, 1961, 1962, 1963 ... Elected to seven Pro Bowls  ...  Born October 24, 1926, in Marshall, Texas.