20 Facts About Dan Fouts

1. Dan Fouts has since teamed with Eagle in the number three slot until 2014, when the pair was elevated to the number two team behind Jim Nantz and Phil Simms.

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2. In 1998 Dan Fouts made his big-screen debut, portraying himself in the football comedy The Waterboy, starring Adam Sandler.

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3. Dan Fouts was enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1993, his first year of eligibility.

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4. In 1989, Dan Fouts was inducted by the San Diego Hall of Champions into the Breitbard Hall of Fame honoring San Diego's finest athletes both on and off the playing surface.

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5. Dan Fouts is one of only ten quarterbacks in NFL history who have achieved two consecutive 30-touchdown passing seasons.

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6. Dan Fouts ended his career as the Chargers' all-time leader in passing yard and touchdowns with 43,040 and 254 respectively.

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7. Dan Fouts went on to play for four more seasons with the Chargers, retiring in 1987 after 15 years with them.

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8. Dan Fouts garnered All-Pro selections in both 1979 and 1982, while being named 2nd Team All-Pro in 1980 and 1985.

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9. Dan Fouts finished second in the Associated Press poll behind Mark Moseley, the only kicker to ever win the award.

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10. Dan Fouts set NFL season passing yardage records in three consecutive seasons from 1979 to 1981 with totals of 4,082, 4,715, and 4,802 yards.

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11. Dan Fouts was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1993.

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12. Dan Fouts was inducted into the University of Oregon Hall of Fame in 1992.

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13. Dan Fouts was somewhat of an unknown when he accepted a scholarship offer from the University of Oregon to play for the Oregon Ducks football team.

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14. Dan Fouts decided to transfer to St Ignatius College Preparatory for his final two years of high school.

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15. Dan Fouts went to Marin Catholic High School, which is located just north of San Francisco in Kentfield, California for his two first years of High School, and was starting for the varsity team by his sophomore year.

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16. Dan Fouts lives in Sisters, Oregon and is currently a color analyst for NFL games on CBS television and Westwood One radio.

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17. Dan Fouts was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1993.

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18. Dan Fouts led the NFL in passing yards four straight years from 1979 to 1982 and became the first player in history to throw for 4,000 yards in three consecutive seasons.

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19. Dan Fouts was one of the most prolific passing quarterbacks during the 1970s, and 1980s, but the Chargers were unable to make it to the Super Bowl during his fifteen-year career.

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20. Dan Fouts played his entire professional career with the San Diego Chargers from 1973, through 1987.

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