Joe Namath's Career Highlights

All-Pro: 1968 (PFWA), 1969 (NEA)

All-AFL: 1967 (NEA, NY), 1968 (AP, UPI, NEA, NY, SN, PW), 1969 (NEA, NY)

All-AFL Second Team: 1966 (NEA), 1967 (AP, UPI, SN), 1969 (AP, UPI, SN)

All-NFL: 1972 (PFWA, NEA, PW)

All-NFL Second Team: 1972 (AP)

All-AFC: 1972 (UPI, SN)

(5) – 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970*, 1973*

* Did not play

(at time of his retirement following 1977 season)
 

• [1st] Most Yards Passing, Season – 4,007 (1967)
• [2nd] Most Pass Attempts, Game – 62 (vs. Baltimore, Oct. 18, 1970)
• [Tied for 2nd] Most 3,000 or More Yards Passing, Season – 3 (1966-68)
• [3rd] Most Pass Attempts, Season – 491 (1967)
• [3rd] Most Yards Passing, Game – 496 (vs. Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1972)
• [3rd] Most Games, 300 or More Yards Passing, Career – 21
• [Tied for 3rd] Most Pass Attempts, Game – 60 (vs. Denver, Dec. 3, 1967)
• [Tied for 3rd] Most Pass Completions, Game – 34 (vs. Baltimore, Oct. 18, 1970)
• [Tied for 3rd] Most Pass Consecutive Completions, Game – 15 (vs. Miami (12) Oct. 12; vs. Boston (3) Oct. 29, 1967)

Super Bowl Records

• [1st] Fewest Interceptions, Game – 0 (Super Bowl III)

AFL/AFC Championship Game Records

• [1st] Most Pass Attempts, Game – 49 (vs. Oakland, Dec. 28, 1968)
• [Tied for 1st] Most Touchdown Passes, Game – 3 (vs. Oakland, Dec. 28, 1968)

Jets’ records held by Namath
(Records through the 1976 season, Namath’s final season with New York)

• [1st] Most Passes Attempts, Game - 62 (vs. Baltimore, Oct. 18, 1970)
• [1st] Most Pass Attempts, Season – 491 (1967)
• [1st] Most Pass Attempts, Career – 3,655
• [1st] Most Pass Completions, Game – 34 (vs. Baltimore, Oct. 18, 1970)
• [1st] Most Pass Completions, Season – 258 (1967)
• [1st] Most Pass Completions, Career – 1,836
• [1st] Most Yards Passing, Game – 496 (vs. Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1972)
• [1st] Most Yards Passing, Season – 4,007 (1967)
• [1st] Most Yards Passing, Career – 27,057
• [1st] Most Touchdown Passes, Game – 6 (at Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1972)
• [1st] Most Touchdown Passes, Career – 170
• [1st] Most Pass Interceptions, Game – 6 (vs. Houston, Oct. 15, 1967; vs. Baltimore, Oct. 18, 1970; vs. Miami, Oct. 19, 1975)
• [1st] Most Pass Interceptions, Career – 215
• [Tied for 1st] Most Touchdown Passes, Season – 26 (1967)
• [2nd] Most Pass Attempts, Game – 60 (vs. Denver, Dec. 3, 1967)
• [2nd] Most Pass Attempts, Season – 471 (1966)
• [2nd] Most Pass Completions, Season – 232 (1966)
• [2nd] Most Yards Passing, Game – 415 (vs. Miami, Oct. 1, 1967)
• [2nd] Most Yards Passing, Season – 3,379 (1966)
• [2nd] Most Touchdown Passes, Season – 20 (1974)
• [2nd] Most Pass Interceptions, Game – 5 (five times)
• [2nd] Most Pass Interceptions, Season – 28 (1967, 1975)
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Pass Completions, Game – 29 (at San Diego, Sept. 28, 1969)
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Touchdown Passes, Game – 5 (vs. Houston, Sept. 18, 1966)
• [3rd] Most Pass Attempts, Game – 56 (at Boston, Oct. 2, 1966)
• [3rd] Most Yards Passing, Game – 403 (at Oakland, Dec. 11, 1972)
• [3rd] Most Yards Passing, Season – 3,147 (1968)
• [3rd] Most Pass Interceptions, Season – 27 (1966)

AFC Statistical Championships
Passing Touchdown Leader: 1972

 

 

Team Statistical Championships
Passing Titles: 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976

 

 

• All-Time AFL Team
• Super Bowl III MVP
• 1965 AFL Rookie of the Year (UPI, SN)
• 1968 AFL Player of the Year (UPI, SN, PW)
• 1969 AFL Player of the Year (AP)
• 1974 Comeback Player of the Year (PFWA)

Year Team W L T Division Finish
1965 New York Jets 5 8 1 (3rd)
1966 New York Jets 6 6 2 (3rd)
1967 New York Jets 8 5 1 (2nd)
1968 New York Jets 11 3 0 (1st)
1969 New York Jets 10 4 0 (1st)
1970 New York Jets 4 10 0 (3rd)
1971 New York Jets 6 8 0 (4th)
1972 New York Jets 7 7 0 (2nd)
1973 New York Jets 4 10 0 (4th)
1974 New York Jets 7 7 0 (4th)
1975 New York Jets 3 11 0 (4th)
1977 Los Angeles Rams 10 4 0 (1st)

 

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