Tobin Rote

Tobin Cornelius Rote
Born: January 18, 1928
San Antonio, TX USA
Deceased: June 27, 2000
Saginaw, MI
Position: QB
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 211
College: Rice
High School: Harlandale (San Antonio, TX)
Career: 1950-1966
Drafted: 1950 in Round 2, #17 overall by the Green Bay Packers

Tobin Rote played from 1950 to 1966 during his career with the Green Bay Packers, Detroit Lions, San Diego Chargers, Denver Broncos and Toronto Argonauts. Rote threw for 28,722 yards in his career, completing 1,992 of 4,094 passes with 214 touchdowns and 249 interceptions. He also ran for 3,366 yards in 714 attempts with 42 rushing touchdowns.

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1950NFL Green Bay Packers2248337.112315.573.12410.796 26.7
1951NFL Green Bay Packers25610641.415406.0155.9207.885 48.6
1952NFL Green Bay Packers1578252.212688.1138.385.181 85.6
1953NFL Green Bay Packers1857238.910055.452.7158.180 32.4
1954NFL Green Bay Packers38218047.123116.0143.7184.782 59.1
1955NFL Green Bay Packers34215745.919775.8175.0195.660 57.8
1956NFL Green Bay Packers30814647.422037.2185.8154.966 70.6
1957NFL Detroit Lions1777642.910706.0116.2105.648 60.2
1958NFL Detroit Lions25711845.916786.5145.4103.965 69.5
1959NFL Detroit Lions1626238.38615.353.11911.759 26.8
1960CFL Toronto Argonauts45025656.942479.4388.4255.6103 93.8
1961CFL Toronto Argonauts38922056.630938.0164.1164.1108 78.9
1962CFL Toronto Argonauts34818753.725327.3123.4174.975 68.3
1963AFL San Diego Chargers28617059.425108.8207.0175.985 86.7
1964AFL San Diego Chargers1637445.411567.195.5159.282 49.5
1966AFL Denver Broncos8337.5405.000.0112.520 14.6


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1950NFL Green Bay Packers271585.929 0
1951NFL Green Bay Packers765236.955 3
1952NFL Green Bay Packers583135.430 2
1953NFL Green Bay Packers331805.521 0
1954NFL Green Bay Packers673014.530 8
1955NFL Green Bay Packers743324.549 5
1956NFL Green Bay Packers843984.739 11
1957NFL Detroit Lions703665.223 1
1958NFL Detroit Lions773514.627 3
1959NFL Detroit Lions351564.521 2
1960CFL Toronto Argonauts23421.812 1
1961CFL Toronto Argonauts31953.112 4
1962CFL Toronto Argonauts251014.018 0
1963AFL San Diego Chargers24622.615 2
1964AFL San Diego Chargers10-12-1.20
NFL60130785.155 35
CFL792383.018 5
AFL34501.515 2
Totals71433664.755 42


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1951NFL Green Bay Packers11 0
1952NFL Green Bay Packers12828.028 1
1960CFL Toronto Argonauts1-12-12.0-12 0
1964AFL San Diego Chargers1-11-11.0-11 0
NFL13939.028 1
Totals3165.328 1


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long
1951NFL Green Bay Packers15555.055
1953NFL Green Bay Packers15757.057

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
1951NFL Green Bay Packers3000018
1952NFL Green Bay Packers2100018
1954NFL Green Bay Packers800048
1955NFL Green Bay Packers500030
1956NFL Green Bay Packers1100066
1957NFL Detroit Lions10006
1958NFL Detroit Lions300018
1959NFL Detroit Lions200012
1960CFL Toronto Argonauts100006
1961CFL Toronto Argonauts4100030
1963AFL San Diego Chargers200012

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1950NFLGreen Bay Packers1212
1951NFLGreen Bay Packers1211
1952NFLGreen Bay Packers128
1953NFLGreen Bay Packers127
1954NFLGreen Bay Packers1212
1955NFLGreen Bay Packers1212
1956NFLGreen Bay Packers1211
1957NFLDetroit Lions124
1958NFLDetroit Lions1211
1959NFLDetroit Lions107
1960CFLToronto Argonauts1414
1961CFLToronto Argonauts1414
1962CFLToronto Argonauts1313
1963AFLSan Diego Chargers1414
1964AFLSan Diego Chargers145
1966AFLDenver Broncos30


1963 - AFL AP Player of the Year


1955 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1955 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1955 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1956 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1956 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1956 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1956 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1963 - AFL Newspaper Enterprise Association All-AFL (1st Team)
1963 - AFL New York Daily News All-AFL (1st Team)
1963 - AFL Associated Press All-AFL (1st Team)
1963 - AFL United Press International All-AFL (1st Team)
1963 - AFL AFL All-AFL (1st Team)