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Don Meredith

School: Southern Methodist
Position: QB

Heisman Voting: 9th in 1958 and 3rd in 1959

Draft: 3rd round, 32nd overall of the 1960 NFL draft by the Chicago Bears

Other SR Links: Pro-Football-Reference.com

Passing

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Passing
Year School Conf Class Pos G Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1957 Southern Methodist SWC QB 10 71 102 69.6 912 8.9 7.7 7 6 155.6
1958 Southern Methodist SWC QB 10 65 112 58.0 952 8.5 6.9 7 7 137.6
1959 Southern Methodist SWC QB 10 105 181 58.0 1266 7.0 5.7 11 10 125.8
Career Southern Methodist 241 395 61.0 3130 7.9 6.6 25 23 136.8

Rushing & Receiving

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Year School Conf Class Pos G Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1957 Southern Methodist SWC QB 10 87 143 1.6 4 87 143 1.6 4
1958 Southern Methodist SWC QB 10 77 230 3.0 8 1 -9 -9.0 0 78 221 2.8 8
1959 Southern Methodist SWC QB 10 102 25 0.2 2 102 25 0.2 2
Career Southern Methodist 266 398 1.5 14 1 -9 -9.0 0 267 389 1.5 14

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Heisman Voting
1958 75 Points (9th)
1959 286 Points (3rd)

Pass Completions
1957 SWC 71 (1st)
1958 SWC 65 (3rd)
1959 NCAA 105 (5th)
1959 SWC 105 (1st)

Pass Attempts
1957 SWC 102 (1st)
1958 SWC 112 (3rd)
1959 SWC 181 (1st)

Pass Completion Percentage
1959 NCAA 58.0 (4th)
1959 SWC 58.0 (1st)

Passing Yards
1957 SWC 912 (1st)
1958 SWC 952 (3rd)
1959 NCAA 1266 (7th)
1959 SWC 1266 (1st)

Passing Yards Per Attempt
1959 NCAA 7.0 (8th)
1959 SWC 7.0 (1st)

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1959 NCAA 5.7 (7th)
1959 SWC 5.7 (1st)

Passing Touchdowns
1957 SWC 7 (1st)
1958 SWC 7 (2nd)
1959 NCAA 11 (4th)
1959 SWC 11 (1st)

Passing Interceptions
1957 SWC 6 (3rd)
1958 SWC 7 (5th)
1959 SWC 10 (1st)

Passing Efficiency Rating
1959 NCAA 125.8 (3rd)
1959 SWC 125.8 (1st)

Rush Attempts
1958 SWC 77 (10th)
1959 SWC 102 (5th)

Rushing Touchdowns
1957 SWC 4 (5th)
1958 SWC 8 (1st)

Plays From Scrimmage
1959 SWC 102 (6th)

Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1957 SWC 4 (5th)
1958 SWC 8 (1st)

Total Plays
1957 SWC 189 (1st)
1958 SWC 189 (3rd)
1959 NCAA 283 (6th)
1959 SWC 283 (1st)

Total Yards
1957 SWC 1055 (2nd)
1958 NCAA 1182 (8th)
1958 SWC 1182 (3rd)
1959 NCAA 1291 (10th)
1959 SWC 1291 (1st)

Total Touchdowns
1957 SWC 11 (1st)
1958 NCAA 15 (6th)
1958 SWC 15 (1st)
1959 NCAA 13 (5th)
1959 SWC 13 (1st)