Hall of Fame QB Y.A. Tittle dies at 90

7-time Pro Bowler won MVP honors in 1963

Hall of Fame quarterback Y.A. Tittle died Sunday night at the age of 90, LSU deputy director of athletics Verge Ausberry told the New Orleans Advocate.

Tittle, who was named the 1963 NFL Most Valuable Player, was a seven-time Pro Bowl selection while playing for the Baltimore Colts, San Francisco 49ers and New York Giants from 1948 to 1964.

He found the greatest success during his career with the Giants, leading the team to three straight division titles toward the end of his career.

According to ESPN, he is one of eight players to throw for seven touchdowns in a game.

Tittle as inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1971 and played his collegiate football at LSU, where he earned all-SEC honors twice.
 


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