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Norm Van Brocklin

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

Norm Van Brocklin played from 1949 to 1960 with the Los Angeles Rams and Philadelphia Eagles. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1971. 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.


YearTeamAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
1949NFL Los Angeles583255.260110.4610.323.451 110.0
1950NFL Los Angeles23312754.520618.8187.7146.058 103.3
1951NFL Los Angeles19410051.517258.9136.7115.781 103.8
1952NFL Los Angeles20511355.117368.5146.8178.384 102.1
1953NFL Los Angeles28615654.523938.4196.6144.970 101.7
1954NFL Los Angeles26013953.5263710.1135.0218.180 108.8
1955NFL Los Angeles27214452.918906.982.9155.574 95.4
1956NFL Los Angeles1246854.89667.875.6129.758 99.2
1957NFL Los Angeles26513249.821057.9207.5217.970 99.6
1958NFL Philadelphia37419852.924096.4154.0205.391 93.3
1959NFL Philadelphia34019156.226177.7164.7144.171 98.8
1960NFL Philadelphia28415353.924718.7248.5176.064 102.9
Totals2895155353.6236118.21736.01786.191 00


1949NFL Los Angeles4-1-0.30
1950NFL Los Angeles15221.516 1
1951NFL Los Angeles720.32
1952NFL Los Angeles7-10-1.40
1953NFL Los Angeles8111.40
1954NFL Los Angeles6-10-1.70
1955NFL Los Angeles11242.20
1956NFL Los Angeles410.31
1957NFL Los Angeles10-4-0.44
1958NFL Philadelphia850.61
1959NFL Philadelphia11131.212 2
1960NFL Philadelphia11-13-1.20
Totals102400.416 11


1949NFL Los Angeles29145.546
1950NFL Los Angeles1146642.451
1951NFL Los Angeles48199241.562
1952NFL Los Angeles29125043.166
1953NFL Los Angeles60252942.257
1954NFL Los Angeles44187442.661
1955NFL Los Angeles60267644.661
1956NFL Los Angeles48207043.172
1957NFL Los Angeles54239244.371
1958NFL Philadelphia54222541.258
1959NFL Philadelphia53226342.759
1960NFL Philadelphia60258543.170

Defense and Fumbles:

YearTeamTackleSoloAssistDefSTTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
1949NFL Los Angeles21000
1950NFL Los Angeles6200
1951NFL Los Angeles3000
1952NFL Los Angeles52000
1953NFL Los Angeles31000
1954NFL Los Angeles30000
1955NFL Los Angeles32000
1956NFL Los Angeles2100
1957NFL Los Angeles4000
1958NFL Philadelphia3100
1959NFL Philadelphia4500
1960NFL Philadelphia72000

Total Scoring:

YearTeamRushRecPuntKickMFG RIntFumOtherFGX/CSingle2 PtSafPoints
1950NFL Los Angeles10006
1951NFL Los Angeles200012
1956NFL Los Angeles10006
1957NFL Los Angeles400024
1958NFL Philadelphia10006
1959NFL Philadelphia200012

Playing Career:

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)