Dalton Is Nation's Win Leader Among Quarterbacks
March 26, 2010
FORT WORTH, Texas - TCU's Andy Dalton is the nation's leader among active quarterbacks with 29 career victories as a starter.
A rising senior from Katy, Texas, Dalton is tied with Slingin' Sammy Baugh (1934-36) for the most career wins by a Horned Frog signal caller.
Dalton was the 2009 Mountain West Conference Offensive Player of the Year and received All-America honors as he led TCU to a 12-1 record, No. 6 ranking and its first BCS appearance. He was also one of 10 finalists for the Manning Award, recognizing the nation's top quarterback.
Dalton ranked eighth in the nation in passing efficiency with a 151.8 rating. Among active quarterbacks, he ranks third in lowest interception percentage (2.4, 24 picks in 1,001 attempts).
Dalton set a single-season TCU record in 2009 with 2,756 yards passing, while his 61.6 completion percentage and 23 touchdown passes placed second. Dalton is the Horned Frogs' all-time leader in passing yards with 7,457. His 603 completions, 44 touchdown passes and 60.2 completion percentage rank second.
A two-time bowl game Most Valuable Player, Dalton ranked fourth on TCU last season with 512 yards rushing on a 4.4 per carry average. He has 1,176 career yards on the ground.
Dalton will graduate in the fall with a degree in marketing.
Included below are the top-10 active quarterbacks with the most career wins as a starter.
1. Andy Dalton, TCU - 29