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Overview

Fran Tarkenton

Date of birth
Feb 03, 1940

Ht: 6'0"Wt: 190 lbs.

Hometown
Athens, GA

College
University of Georgia

Summary
Francis Asbury "Fran" Tarkenton (born February 3, 1940) is a former professional football player, TV personality, and computer software executive. He is best known for his years with the Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants, as well as a commentator on Monday Night Football and a co-host of That's Incredible!...
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Trivia
  • Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1986
  • Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1987
  • Inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 1977
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Nicknames
The Mad Scrambler, Frantic Fran, Scramblin' Fran, Sir Francis

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Super Bowl IX: Minnesota Vikings Fran Tarkenton in action.
by GoDevils95 Sep 14, 2012
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by DaMan Jan 31, 2012
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New England Patriots Greatness Should Not Be Taken for Granted: Fan's Take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
The New England Patriots arrived in Indianapolis on Sunday to begin preparations for a game that carries significant historical importance. For many young fans, the Patriots' success is all that they are familiar with; but for others such as me, each season...
Yahoo! Sports, Jan 30, 2012
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Updated personal notes for Fran Tarkenton
Edited the personal notes for Fran Tarkenton.
  • Added nicknames: "The Mad Scrambler"
  • Added nicknames: "Frantic Fran"
  • Added nicknames: "Scramblin' Fran"
  • Added nicknames: "Sir Francis"
by rockinfish Jan 24, 2012
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(L to R) Linebackers Doug Swift #59, and Mike Kolen #57, along with defensive linemen Bill Stanfill #84, Manny Fernandez #75, and Vern Den Herder #83, of the Miami Dolphins, leap to try to block the pass of quarterback Fran Tarkenton #10, of the Minnesota...
by GoDevils95 Dec 28, 2011
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Super Bowl VIII: Jan. 13, 1974 - Minnesota Vikings QB Fran Tarkenton (10) scores a touchdown against the Miami Dolphins during the Dolphins 24-7 victory at Rice Stadium in Houston, TX.
by GoDevils95 Dec 21, 2011
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by Gridiron Fan Dec 18, 2011
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F. Tarkenton - 1965
by Gridiron Fan Dec 18, 2011
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Fran Tarkenton - 1964
Fran Tarkenton - 1964
by Gridiron Fan Dec 18, 2011
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Fran Tarkenton - 1966
Fran Tarkenton - 1966
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Fran Tarkenton (10) of the Minnesota Vikings completes the handoff to running back Brent McClanahan (33) during the Vikings 32-14 loss to the Oakland Raiders in Super Bowl XI on January 9, 1977 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
by GoDevils95 Dec 16, 2011
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Fran Tarkenton #10 of the Minnesota Vikings hands the ball off to Chuck Foreman #44 against the Miami Dolphins during the Vikings 29-7 win at the Orange Bowl December 11, 1976 in Miami, Florida.
by GoDevils95 Dec 14, 2011
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Top Five Moments in Miami Dolphins History (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
The Miami Dolphins have had their fair share of amazing moments, from two Super Bowl wins to their record setting quarterback, Dan Marino. Here are the Dolphins' top five greatest moments. Miami's Undefeated 1972 Season - This season went down in history as...
Yahoo! Sports, Oct 28, 2011
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The 5 Best Moments of All Time for Minnesota Vikings Fans (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
When it comes to the Minnesota Vikings, fans can rapidly list off those moments in their history that dashed their Super Bowl dreams for another season. The Hail Mary to Drew Pearson, the Herschel Walker trade, and Gary Anderson's missed field goal in 1998...
Yahoo! Sports, Oct 24, 2011
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