Van Brocklin was selected in the fourth round of the 1949NFL draft by the Los Angeles Rams. He led the NFL in passing three times and still holds the single-game record for most passing yards. On September 8, 1951, Van Brocklin threw for 554 yards, breaking Johnny Lujack's previous record of 468.
ESPN article on Van Brocklin record game (http://espn.go.com/classic/s/moment010928-Van%20Brocklin-passing%20record.html)
Categories: Sports stubs | 1926 births | 1983 deaths | National Football League players | Pro Football Hall of Fame
Edward (+427) VanBrocklin (Josiah Perry (+137) VanBrocklin, Alexander (+52) VanBrocklin, Gerrit Gysbertse (+24) Van Brakelen, Gysbert Gerritse (+14), Gerrit Gysbertse (9), Gysbert Gerritse (4)) was born in 1852.
Mary Elizabeth (+445) VanBrocklin (Henry Cleveland (+141) VanBrocklin, Jacob (+53) VanBrocklin, Gerrit Gysbertse (+24) Van Brakelen, Gysbert Gerritse (+14), Gerrit Gysbertse (9), Gysbert Gerritse (4)) was born in Dec 1853 in Cherry Valley, PA. She died in Aug 1915 in Orroville, OH and was buried in Dalton Cemetery, Dalton, OH.
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