Pro Football Hall of Famer Yelberton Abraham (Y.A.) Tittle has died at 90 years old.
Before hopping to the NFL, Tittle spent his school profession at LSU. He was selected in the first round of the 1948 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Colts. He held National Football League records for passing yards, touchdowns, pass attempts (3,817), completions (2,118), total offense (29,338) and games (176) when he retired.
Tittle was a two-time All-SEC quarterback for the Tigers in the 1940s, setting passing records at the university that stood for years.
When Tittle left San Francisco, he went to NY to play for the Giants for the last four seasons of his career.
Over his career, Tittle passed for 28,339 yards with 212 touchdowns and 221 interceptions.
Tittle was named the MVP of an amusement that finished in a 0-0 tie with Arkansas.
In the pros, Tittle once threw for 505 yards and 7 touchdowns in a single game - lofty numbers even by today's pass-happy standard.