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John Hadl

John Willard Hadl
Born: February 15, 1940
Lawrence, KS
High School: Lawrence (KS)
Position(s): QB
Height: 6'1" Weight: 214
College: Kansas
Career: 1962-1977
Drafted: 1962 in Round 1, #10 overall by the Detroit Lions
Drafted: 1962 in Round 3, #24 overall (AFL) by the San Diego Chargers

John Hadl played from 1962 to 1977 with the San Diego Chargers, Los Angeles Rams, Green Bay Packers and Houston Oilers. Hadl threw for 33,503 yards in his career, completing 2,363 of 4,687 passes with 244 touchdowns and 268 interceptions. He also ran for 1,112 yards in 351 attempts with 16 rushing touchdowns.


YearTeamAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
1962AFL San Diego26010741.216326.3155.8249.272 92.9
1963AFL San Diego642843.85027.869.469.469 99.2
1964AFL San Diego27414753.621577.9186.6155.576 99.6
1965AFL San Diego34817450.027988.0205.7216.085 100.0
1966AFL San Diego37520053.328467.6236.1143.778 98.3
1967AFL San Diego42721750.833657.9245.6225.272 99.6
1968AFL San Diego44020847.334737.9276.1327.384 99.6
1969AFL San Diego32415848.822537.0103.1113.476 1819095.8
1970NFL San Diego32716249.523887.3226.7154.667 4232797.1
1971NFL San Diego43123354.130757.1214.9255.877 1614596.3
1972NFL San Diego37019051.424496.6154.1267.061 1918794.2
1973NFL Los Angeles25813552.320087.8228.5114.369 1712699.2
1974NFL Green Bay1848948.410725.831.684.368 97090.8
1974NFL Los Angeles1155346.16805.954.365.238 63691.3
1975NFL Green Bay35319154.120955.961.7215.954 3528491.3
1976NFL Houston1136053.16345.676.287.169 1512390.0
1977NFL Houston241145.8763.200.0312.518 22640.4
AFL2512123949.3190267.61435.71455.885 18190
NFL2175112451.7144776.71014.61235.777 1611324
Totals4687236350.4335037.12445.22685.785 1791514


1962AFL San Diego401393.518 1
1963AFL San Diego8263.333 0
1964AFL San Diego20703.520 1
1965AFL San Diego28913.323 1
1966AFL San Diego38952.521 2
1967AFL San Diego371072.926 3
1968AFL San Diego23140.62
1969AFL San Diego261094.217 2
1970NFL San Diego281886.734 1
1971NFL San Diego18754.237 1
1972NFL San Diego22994.517 1
1973NFL Los Angeles1450.40
1974NFL Green Bay8-3-0.40
1974NFL Los Angeles11282.50
1975NFL Green Bay20472.40
1976NFL Houston7111.60
1977NFL Houston3113.71
AFL2206513.033 12
NFL1314613.537 4
Totals35111123.237 16


1966AFL San Diego2-13-6.50
1972NFL San Diego144.00


1963AFL San Diego27537.538
1964AFL San Diego62244739.571
1965AFL San Diego38154440.665
1967AFL San Diego27035.046
1970NFL San Diego13030.030

Defense and Fumbles:

YearTeamTackleSoloAssistDefSTTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
1962AFL San Diego8000
1964AFL San Diego6000
1965AFL San Diego9000
1966AFL San Diego4000
1967AFL San Diego6100
1968AFL San Diego6000
1969AFL San Diego32-70
1970NFL San Diego3100
1971NFL San Diego41-10
1972NFL San Diego74-160
1973NFL Los Angeles10000
1974NFL Green Bay40000
1974NFL Los Angeles21000
1975NFL Green Bay73-1200
1976NFL Houston21000
1977NFL Houston1000

Total Scoring:

YearTeamRushRecPuntKickMFG RIntFumOtherFGX/CSingle2 PtSafPoints
1962AFL San Diego10006
1964AFL San Diego10006
1965AFL San Diego10006
1966AFL San Diego2000012
1967AFL San Diego300018
1968AFL San Diego200012
1969AFL San Diego200012
1970NFL San Diego10006
1971NFL San Diego10006
1972NFL San Diego100006
1977NFL Houston10006

Playing Career:

1962AFLSan Diego Chargers1410
1963AFLSan Diego Chargers140
1964AFLSan Diego Chargers149
1965AFLSan Diego Chargers1414
1966AFLSan Diego Chargers1413
1967AFLSan Diego Chargers1414
1968AFLSan Diego Chargers1414
1969AFLSan Diego Chargers1410
1970NFLSan Diego Chargers1412
1971NFLSan Diego Chargers1414
1972NFLSan Diego Chargers1414
1973NFLLos Angeles Rams1414
1974NFLGreen Bay Packers86
1974NFLLos Angeles Rams65
1975NFLGreen Bay Packers1413
1976NFLHouston Oilers144
1977NFLHouston Oilers142


1971 - Walter Payton Man of the Year


1965 - Associated Press All-AFL (2nd Team)
1965 - United Press International All-AFL (2nd Team)
1965 - New York Daily News All-AFL (2nd Team)
1966 - United Press International All-AFL (2nd Team)
1968 - The Sporting News All-Conference (2nd Team)
1973 - United Press International All-Conference (1st Team)
1973 - The Sporting News All-Conference (1st Team)
1973 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1973 - Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1973 - Associated Press All-Conference (1st Team)
1973 - Pro Football Weekly All-Conference (1st Team)
1973 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1973 - Pro Football Weekly All-NFL (1st Team)