Norm Van Brocklin

Norman Mack Van Brocklin "The Dutchman"
Born: March 15, 1926
Eagle Butte, SD USA
Deceased: May 2, 1983
Social Circle, GA
Position: QB
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 190
College: Oregon
High School: Acalanes (Lafayette, CA)
Career: 1949-1960
Drafted: 1949 in Round 4, #37 overall by the Los Angeles Rams
Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1971
Coaching record

Norm Van Brocklin played from 1949 to 1960 during his career with the Los Angeles Rams and Philadelphia Eagles. Van Brocklin threw for 23,611 yards in his career, completing 1,553 of 2,895 passes with 173 touchdowns and 178 interceptions. He also ran for 40 yards in 102 attempts with 11 rushing touchdowns.

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1949NFL Los Angeles Rams583255.260110.4610.323.451 111.4
1950NFL Los Angeles Rams23312754.520618.8187.7146.058 85.1
1951NFL Los Angeles Rams19410051.517258.9136.7115.781 80.8
1952NFL Los Angeles Rams20511355.117368.5146.8178.384 71.5
1953NFL Los Angeles Rams28615654.523938.4196.6144.970 84.1
1954NFL Los Angeles Rams26013953.5263710.1135.0218.180 71.9
1955NFL Los Angeles Rams27214452.918906.982.9155.574 62.0
1956NFL Los Angeles Rams1246854.89667.875.6129.758 59.5
1957NFL Los Angeles Rams26513249.821057.9207.5217.970 68.8
1958NFL Philadelphia Eagles37419852.924096.4154.0205.391 64.1
1959NFL Philadelphia Eagles34019156.226177.7164.7144.171 79.5
1960NFL Philadelphia Eagles28415353.924718.7248.5176.064 86.5


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1949NFL Los Angeles Rams4-1-0.20
1950NFL Los Angeles Rams15221.516 1
1951NFL Los Angeles Rams720.32
1952NFL Los Angeles Rams7-10-1.40
1953NFL Los Angeles Rams8111.40
1954NFL Los Angeles Rams6-10-1.70
1955NFL Los Angeles Rams11242.20
1956NFL Los Angeles Rams410.21
1957NFL Los Angeles Rams10-4-0.44
1958NFL Philadelphia Eagles850.61
1959NFL Philadelphia Eagles11131.212 2
1960NFL Philadelphia Eagles11-13-1.20
Totals102400.416 11


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long
1949NFL Los Angeles Rams29145.546
1950NFL Los Angeles Rams1146642.451
1951NFL Los Angeles Rams48199241.562
1952NFL Los Angeles Rams29125043.166
1953NFL Los Angeles Rams60252942.257
1954NFL Los Angeles Rams44187442.661
1955NFL Los Angeles Rams60267644.661
1956NFL Los Angeles Rams48207043.172
1957NFL Los Angeles Rams54239244.371
1958NFL Philadelphia Eagles54222541.258
1959NFL Philadelphia Eagles53226342.759
1960NFL Philadelphia Eagles60258543.170

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
1950NFL Los Angeles Rams10006
1951NFL Los Angeles Rams200012
1956NFL Los Angeles Rams10006
1957NFL Los Angeles Rams400024
1958NFL Philadelphia Eagles10006
1959NFL Philadelphia Eagles200012

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1949NFLLos Angeles Rams80
1950NFLLos Angeles Rams126
1951NFLLos Angeles Rams122
1952NFLLos Angeles Rams126
1953NFLLos Angeles Rams1212
1954NFLLos Angeles Rams1211
1955NFLLos Angeles Rams1212
1956NFLLos Angeles Rams124
1957NFLLos Angeles Rams1212
1958NFLPhiladelphia Eagles1212
1959NFLPhiladelphia Eagles1212
1960NFLPhiladelphia Eagles1212


- Pro Football Hall of Fame team All-1950s Team
1960 - AP MVP
1960 - Bert Bell Award (Player of the Year)
1960 - Newspaper Ent. Assoc. MVP
1960 - UPI MVP


1952 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1954 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1954 - The Sporting News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1955 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1955 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1960 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1960 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1960 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1960 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1960 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)