Pro Football Hall of Fame. College Football Hall of Fame. Samuel Adrian Baugh (March 17, 1914 – December 17, 2008) was an American professional football player and coach. During his college and professional careers, he most notably played quarterback, but also played as a safety and punter.
Slingin’ Sammy Baugh of the Washington Redskins stars on both sides of the ball in a 42-20 win over the Detroit Lions at Griffith Stadium. Baugh accounts for most of the Redskins offense throwing four touchdowns; while on defense, he became the first player in NFL history to have four interceptions in a game.
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After resigning from West Virginia, he was picked up by Houston to be the head coach he was an offensive coordinator at in 2008 and 2009, where he helped quarterback Case Keenum to a Sammy Baugh ...
Punting average: 45.1 Sammy Baugh (1937–1952) Sacks: 95.5 Ryan Kerrigan (2011–2020) Forced fumbles: 17 Charles Mann (1983–1993) NFL records Offense. The Redskins scored 541 points in 1983, which is the sixth highest total in a season of all time.
Dak passed a Washington legend in career pass TDs today. Dak Prescott passed HOF Sammy Baugh in career passing TDs. 189 Pass TDs after that Turpin TD catch. Baugh meanwhile has 187 career pass TDs. Nobody's responded to this post yet.
21. Sammy Baugh, 1937. One of the NFL's greatest players of pre-Super Bowl era, Baugh led the NFL in completions, attempts, and passing yards during his rookie season while earning All-Pro honors. He also led the league with 14 interceptions. 20. Tommy Nobis, 1966. The No. 1 pick in the '66 draft, Nobis tallied a whopping 294 tackles in 14 games.
2× Sammy Baugh Trophy (2009, 2011) First-team All-American ; 2× C-USA Most Valuable Player (2009, 2011) C-USA Offensive Player of the Year (2008) 2× First-team All-C-USA (2009, 2011) Houston Cougars No. 7 retired; NCAA FBS records. Most career passing touchdowns: 155; Most career passing yards: 19,217; Most career pass completions: 1,546
1947 — Sammy Baugh throws six touchdown passes as Washington beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 45-21. 1958 — Bobby Mitchell of the Cleveland Browns returns a punt and a kickoff for touchdowns in a 28-14 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.