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Earl Morrall

Earl Edwin Morrall
Born: May 17, 1934
Muskegon, MI
Deceased: April 25, 2014
Naples, FL
High School: Muskegon (MI)
Position(s): QB
Height: 6'1" Weight: 205
College: Michigan St.
Career: 1956-1976
Drafted: 1956 in Round 1, #2 overall by the San Francisco 49ers

Earl Morrall played from 1956 to 1976 with the San Francisco 49ers, Pittsburgh Steelers, Detroit Lions, New York Giants, Baltimore Colts and Miami Dolphins. Morrall threw for 20,809 yards in his career, completing 1,379 of 2,689 passes with 161 touchdowns and 148 interceptions. He also ran for 878 yards in 235 attempts with 8 rushing touchdowns.


YearTeamAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
1956NFL San Francisco783848.76218.011.367.737 100.0
1957NFL Pittsburgh28913948.119006.6113.8124.264 94.2
1958NFL Detroit32928.11885.9412.526.366 91.3
1958NFL Pittsburgh461634.82756.012.2715.266 91.7
1959NFL Detroit1376547.411028.053.664.479 100.0
1960NFL Detroit493265.34238.648.236.165 102.5
1961NFL Detroit1506946.09096.174.796.061 92.1
1962NFL Detroit523261.54498.647.747.753 102.5
1963NFL Detroit32817453.026218.0247.3144.375 100.0
1964NFL Detroit915054.95886.544.433.348 93.8
1965NFL New York30215551.324468.1227.3124.089 100.4
1966NFL New York1517147.011057.374.6127.998 97.1
1967NFL New York241354.21817.5312.514.227 97.9
1968NFL Baltimore31718257.429099.2268.2175.484 105.0
1969NFL Baltimore994646.57557.655.177.142 76398.3
1970NFL Baltimore935154.87928.599.744.344 14131102.1
1971NFL Baltimore1678450.312107.274.2127.264 118996.7
1972NFL Miami1508355.313609.1117.374.749 14114104.6
1973NFL Miami381744.72536.700.0410.553 21855.0
1974NFL Miami271763.030111.127.4311.146 316112.9
1975NFL Miami432660.52736.337.024.731 42792.9
1976NFL Miami261038.51485.713.813.867 32990.4
Totals2689137951.3208097.71616.01485.598 58487


1956NFL San Francisco6101.70
1957NFL Pittsburgh41812.035 2
1958NFL Detroit7415.940 0
1958NFL Pittsburgh4399.822 0
1959NFL Detroit261124.322 0
1960NFL Detroit10373.717 1
1961NFL Detroit20864.325 0
1962NFL Detroit17653.829 1
1963NFL Detroit261054.018 1
1964NFL Detroit10707.025 0
1965NFL New York17523.114 0
1966NFL New York5122.40
1967NFL New York4112.810 1
1968NFL Baltimore11181.611 1
1970NFL Baltimore263.00
1971NFL Baltimore6132.216 0
1972NFL Miami17673.931 1
1973NFL Miami199.00
1974NFL Miami11111.011 0
1975NFL Miami4338.316 0
Totals2358783.740 8


1956NFL San Francisco45170537.957
1958NFL Detroit12525.025
1959NFL Detroit1148143.766
1961NFL Detroit311337.743
1962NFL Detroit14848.048
1963NFL Detroit29114339.455
1964NFL Detroit188.08
1967NFL New York1547231.543

Defense and Fumbles:

YearTeamTackleSoloAssistDefSTTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
1956NFL San Francisco10000
1957NFL Pittsburgh126-20
1958NFL Pittsburgh10000
1959NFL Detroit71000
1960NFL Detroit3000
1961NFL Detroit63000
1962NFL Detroit1000
1963NFL Detroit5000
1964NFL Detroit30000
1965NFL New York52000
1966NFL New York30000
1968NFL Baltimore7200
1970NFL Baltimore20000
1971NFL Baltimore31000
1972NFL Miami31-90
1975NFL Miami10-200

Total Scoring:

YearTeamRushRecPuntKickMFG RIntFumOtherFGX/CSingle2 PtSafPoints
1957NFL Pittsburgh200012
1960NFL Detroit10006
1962NFL Detroit10006
1963NFL Detroit10006
1967NFL New York10006
1968NFL Baltimore10006
1972NFL Miami10006

Playing Career:

1956NFLSan Francisco 49ers124
1957NFLPittsburgh Steelers1211
1958NFLDetroit Lions90
1958NFLPittsburgh Steelers22
1959NFLDetroit Lions125
1960NFLDetroit Lions122
1961NFLDetroit Lions135
1962NFLDetroit Lions140
1963NFLDetroit Lions1411
1964NFLDetroit Lions63
1965NFLNew York Giants1414
1966NFLNew York Giants77
1967NFLNew York Giants80
1968NFLBaltimore Colts1414
1969NFLBaltimore Colts92
1970NFLBaltimore Colts141
1971NFLBaltimore Colts149
1972NFLMiami Dolphins149
1973NFLMiami Dolphins141
1974NFLMiami Dolphins141
1975NFLMiami Dolphins131
1976NFLMiami Dolphins140


1968 - AP MVP
1968 - Newspaper Ent. Assoc. MVP
1968 - UPI MVP
1972 - AP Comeback Player of the Year


1968 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1968 - The Sporting News All-Conference (1st Team)
1968 - Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1968 - Pro Football Weekly All-NFL (1st Team)
1968 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1968 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1968 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1972 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1972 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1972 - Associated Press All-Conference (1st Team)