Kevin Sweeney (American football)

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Kevin Sweeney
No. 19
Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1963-11-16) November 16, 1963 (age 50)
Place of birth: Bozeman, Montana
Career information
College: Fresno State
NFL Draft: 1987 / Round: 7 / Pick: 180
Debuted in 1987
Last played in 1991
Career history
Career NFL statistics
TD-INT 7-6
Yards 605
QB Rating 61.2
Stats at NFL.com

Kevin Joseph Sweeney (born November 16, 1963 in Bozeman, Montana) is a former professional American football player who was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the 7th round of the 1987 NFL Draft. A 6'0" quarterback from Fresno State, Sweeney played two years for the Cowboys from 1987 to 1988. He was the third ever rookie quarterback to start for the Cowboys in 1987, behind Don Meredith (1960) and Roger Staubach (1969).[1]

He had the distinction of following coach Jeff Tedford as QB at Fresno State and finished his career with the still standing team record for passing yards in a career.[2]

College Statistics[edit]

  • 1983: 166/334 for 2,359 yards with 16 TD vs 19 INT.
  • 1984: 227/421 for 3,259 yards with 20 TD vs 13 INT.
  • 1985: 177/295 for 2,604 yards with 14 TD vs 7 INT.
  • 1986: 160/284 for 2,363 yards with 15 TD vs 9 INT.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kevin Sweeney". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 11, 2011. 
  2. ^ http://www.totalfootballstats.com/PassingLeaders_Career.asp?id=80