Hall of Fame QB YA Tittle dies at 90

Hall of Fame QB YA Tittle dies at 90

Hall of Fame QB YA Tittle dies at 90

Tittle's tenure with the Colts was cut short when the team folded following the 1950 season.

At age 34, no one would've been surprised if Tittle's career went downhill in NY, but that's not what happened.

Tittle was later drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in 1951.

Before Tittle entered the National Football League, he was LSU's all-time leader in completions (162), passing yards (2,525) and passing touchdowns (23), records that stood until the 1970s. He was a seven-time Pro Bowler, three-time All-Pro, the 1963 Associated Press NFL MVP and a Pro Football Hall of Famer. He started his career in 1948 and finished in 1964. Before the 1961 season, Tittle's value was so low that the 49ers traded the 34-year-old QB to the Giants for a rookie offensive lineman (Lou Cordileone).

At age 34, nobody would've been astounded if Tittle's vocation went downhill in NY, yet that is not what happened.

He led the Giants to three straight championship games but was unable to win a title.

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During those three seasons, Tittle was doing things that you rarely see now.

Known as "The Bald Eagle" for his receding hairline, Tittle won the NFL MVP award in 1963 while tossing a then-record 36 touchdown passes in a season.

According to NFL.com, Tittle was a star quarterback and a tailback for LSU from 1944-1947.

The photo was taken in 1964, Tittle's last season, by Morris Berman of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Both numbers have stood the test of time. Tittle has been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the Edward J. DeBartolo Sr.

Tittle's death was confirmed to his alma mater LSU by his family on Monday.

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