Jesse Freitas (American football, born 1951)

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Jesse Freitas
No. 17
Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1951-09-10) September 10, 1951 (age 63)
Place of birth: San Mateo, California
Career information
College: Stanford & San Diego State
NFL Draft: 1974 / Round: 6 / Pick: 133
Debuted in 1974
Last played in 1975
Career history
Career NFL statistics
TD-INT 8–13
Yards 1,244
QB Rating 50.5
Stats at NFL.com

Jesse Lee Freitas (born September 10, 1951) is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the sixth round of the 1974 NFL Draft. He played college football at Stanford and San Diego State.[1]

He won the Sammy Baugh Trophy in 1973 after splitting time in 1972.

  • 1972: 97/171 for 1,200 yards with 7 TD vs 14 INT.[2]
  • 1973: 227/347 for 2,993 yards with 21 TD vs 17 INT.[3]

His father, Jesse Freitas, Jr. was a professional football player in the 1940s.

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