Earl Morrall

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

Earl Morrall played from 1956 to 1976 during his career 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.

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
1956NFL San Francisco 49ers783848.76218.011.367.737 48.1
1957NFL Pittsburgh Steelers28913948.119006.6113.8124.264 64.9
1958NFL Detroit Lions32928.11885.9412.526.266 65.1
1958NFL Pittsburgh Steelers461634.82756.012.2715.266 23.6
1959NFL Detroit Lions1376547.411028.053.664.479 69.1
1960NFL Detroit Lions493265.34238.648.236.165 94.2
1961NFL Detroit Lions1506946.09096.174.796.061 56.2
1962NFL Detroit Lions523261.54498.647.747.753 82.9
1963NFL Detroit Lions32817453.026218.0247.3144.375 86.2
1964NFL Detroit Lions915054.95886.544.433.348 75.7
1965NFL New York Giants30215551.324468.1227.3124.089 86.3
1966NFL New York Giants1517147.011057.374.6127.998 54.1
1967NFL New York Giants241354.21817.5312.514.227 100.9
1968NFL Baltimore Colts31718257.429099.2268.2175.484 93.2
1969NFL Baltimore Colts994646.57557.655.177.142 76360.0
1970NFL Baltimore Colts935154.87928.599.744.344 1413197.6
1971NFL Baltimore Colts1678450.312107.274.2127.264 118958.2
1972NFL Miami Dolphins1508355.313609.1117.374.749 1411491.0
1973NFL Miami Dolphins381744.72536.700.0410.553 21827.5
1974NFL Miami Dolphins271763.030111.127.4311.146 31686.1
1975NFL Miami Dolphins432660.52736.337.024.731 42782.8
1976NFL Miami Dolphins261038.51485.713.813.867 32954.6
Totals2689137951.3208097.71616.01485.598 58487


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1956NFL San Francisco 49ers6101.70
1957NFL Pittsburgh Steelers41812.035 2
1958NFL Detroit Lions7415.940 0
1958NFL Pittsburgh Steelers4399.822 0
1959NFL Detroit Lions261124.322 0
1960NFL Detroit Lions10373.717 1
1961NFL Detroit Lions20864.325 0
1962NFL Detroit Lions17653.829 1
1963NFL Detroit Lions261054.018 1
1964NFL Detroit Lions10707.025 0
1965NFL New York Giants17523.114 0
1966NFL New York Giants5122.40
1967NFL New York Giants4112.810 1
1968NFL Baltimore Colts11181.611 1
1970NFL Baltimore Colts263.00
1971NFL Baltimore Colts6132.216 0
1972NFL Miami Dolphins17673.931 1
1973NFL Miami Dolphins199.00
1974NFL Miami Dolphins11111.011 0
1975NFL Miami Dolphins4338.216 0
Totals2358783.740 8


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long
1956NFL San Francisco 49ers45170537.957
1958NFL Detroit Lions12525.025
1959NFL Detroit Lions1148143.766
1961NFL Detroit Lions311337.743
1962NFL Detroit Lions14848.048
1963NFL Detroit Lions29114339.455
1964NFL Detroit Lions188.08
1967NFL New York Giants1547231.543

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1957NFL Pittsburgh Steelers200012
1960NFL Detroit Lions10006
1962NFL Detroit Lions10006
1963NFL Detroit Lions10006
1967NFL New York Giants10006
1968NFL Baltimore Colts10006
1972NFL Miami Dolphins10006

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
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)


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