Brian Sipe

Brian Winfield Sipe
Born: August 8, 1949
San Diego, CA USA
Position: QB
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 195
College: San Diego St.
High School: Grossmont (El Cajon, CA)
Career: 1974-1985
Drafted: 1972 in Round 13, #330 overall by the Cleveland Browns

Brian Sipe played from 1974 to 1985 during his career with the Cleveland Browns, Jacksonville Bulls and New Jersey Generals. Sipe threw for 26,938 yards in his career, completing 2,191 of 3,853 passes with 175 touchdowns and 166 interceptions. He also ran for 822 yards in 239 attempts with 13 rushing touchdowns.

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
1974NFL Cleveland Browns1085954.66035.610.976.537 1512247.0
1975NFL Cleveland Browns884551.14274.911.133.422 85854.5
1976NFL Cleveland Browns31217857.121136.8175.4144.552 1614277.3
1977NFL Cleveland Browns19511257.412336.394.6147.252 1611461.8
1978NFL Cleveland Browns39922255.629067.3215.3153.869 2922980.7
1979NFL Cleveland Browns53528653.537937.1285.2264.974 4334773.4
1980NFL Cleveland Browns55433760.841327.5305.4142.565 2321791.4
1981NFL Cleveland Browns56731355.238766.8173.0254.462 3431068.2
1982NFL Cleveland Browns18510154.610645.842.284.340 1311760.7
1983NFL Cleveland Browns49629158.735667.2265.2234.666 2723379.1
1984USFL New Jersey Generals32519259.125407.8175.2154.659t1914082.1
1985USFL Jacksonville Bulls895561.86857.744.522.243 91.3
NFL3439194456.5237136.91544.51494.374 2241889
USFL41424759.732257.8215.1174.159 19140
Totals3853219156.9269387.01754.51664.374 2432029


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1974NFL Cleveland Browns16442.817 4
1975NFL Cleveland Browns9606.721 0
1976NFL Cleveland Browns18713.917 0
1977NFL Cleveland Browns10141.40
1978NFL Cleveland Browns28873.135 3
1979NFL Cleveland Browns451784.034 2
1980NFL Cleveland Browns20552.824 1
1981NFL Cleveland Browns381534.022 1
1982NFL Cleveland Browns13443.412 0
1983NFL Cleveland Browns26562.20
1984USFL New Jersey Generals9273.016 1
1985USFL Jacksonville Bulls7334.714 1
NFL2237623.435 11
USFL16603.816 2
Totals2398223.435 13


Year Team X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
1976NFL Cleveland Browns11100.01

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
1974NFL Cleveland Browns400024
1976NFL Cleveland Browns00101
1978NFL Cleveland Browns300018
1979NFL Cleveland Browns200012
1980NFL Cleveland Browns10006
1981NFL Cleveland Browns10006
1984USFL New Jersey Generals100000000006
1985USFL Jacksonville Bulls100000000006

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1974NFLCleveland Browns105
1975NFLCleveland Browns71
1976NFLCleveland Browns1412
1977NFLCleveland Browns99
1978NFLCleveland Browns1616
1979NFLCleveland Browns1616
1980NFLCleveland Browns1616
1981NFLCleveland Browns1616
1982NFLCleveland Browns66
1983NFLCleveland Browns1514
1984USFLNew Jersey Generals1616
1985USFLJacksonville Bulls


1980 - AP MVP
1980 - PFWA MVP


1979 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1980 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1980 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1980 - Pro Football Weekly All-Conference (1st Team)
1980 - Pro Football Weekly All-NFL (1st Team)
1980 - Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1980 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1980 - United Press International All-Conference (1st Team)