John Ford
John Ford
Year: 1984
Team: Football

Brilliant passer and outstanding quarterback from 1947-1950. Set 13 Cowboy passing records: most passes attempted, 552; most passes completed, 313; most yards gained passing, 5,195; most touchdown passes in one season, 26 (national record) 56.7% completions; threw 5 touchdown passes in 3 different games. Ranked among top ten passers in nation 1948, 1949, and 1950. Played in North-South Shrine All Star game in 1950 and named Most Valuable Player.