Another classic scramble by Minnesota Vikings QB Fran Tarkenton during a game against the Dallas Cowboys in 1977.
Highlights from the career of Fran Tarkenton.
Tarkenton played before I was old enough to follow football. However, my father loved to tell me stories of watching him play. "He was Brett Favre before Brett Favre" my dad said.
Francis Asbury "Fran" Tarkenton (born February 3, 1940) is a former NFL quarterback, television personality, and computer software executive.
Francis Asbury Tarkenton (The Scrambler) Position: QB Height: 6-0 Weight: 190 lbs. Throws: Right
Fran Tarkenton's career as a National Football League quarterback started with the fledgling Minnesota Vikings in 1961.
Fran Tarkenton did have a brief acting career.
Fran "The Man" Tarkenton in action.
Tarkenton was traded to the New York Giants in 1967, but then traded back to the Minnesota Vikings in 1972.
Fran Tarkenton's bust in the pro football Hall of Fame.