The Info List - Bobby Hebert

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Bobby Joseph Hebert Jr. (surname pronounced ay-bare; born August 19, 1960) is an American sportscaster and former American football quarterback. He played professionally in the United States Football League (USFL) and National Football League
National Football League
(NFL) from 1983 to 1996 for the Michigan Panthers, Oakland Invaders, New Orleans Saints, and Atlanta Falcons. Nicknamed the "Cajun Cannon", Hebert led the Panthers to the USFL championship in the league's inaugural season. Later he helped bring the Saints their first winning season and playoff appearance in franchise history. Hebert was inducted to the New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame in 1999 and the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame in 2000.


1 Playing career

1.1 USFL 1.2 NFL

2 References

Playing career[edit] USFL[edit] Hebert was among the best quarterbacks in the USFL's short history. In 1983, he won the USFL championship with the Michigan Panthers, defeating the Philadelphia Stars, 24–22. The team struggled a bit with injuries in 1984 and a weakened squad was knocked out of the playoffs by Steve Young's Los Angeles Express 27–21 in triple OT. In 1985, the Panthers were merged with the Oakland Invaders
Oakland Invaders
and Hebert again led his team to the finals against the Stars. This time Hebert's team fell short and the Stars won 28–24. In three years in the USFL, Hebert completed 773 of 1,407 passes for 13,137 passing yards. He is the USFL's all-time leader in passing yardage.[1] NFL[edit] In 1985, his rookie season with the NFL's New Orleans Saints, and in 1986, he split time with quarterback Dave Wilson. In 1987, he was made starting quarterback with John Fourcade as back up. In 1991 and 1992 he led the Saints to excellent starts and impressive playoff appearances. For leading the 1991 Saints to their "best start ever,"[citation needed] Hebert was honored by gracing the front cover of the October 7, 1991 Sports Illustrated. In 1993, he was signed by the Atlanta Falcons
Atlanta Falcons
and was selected for the Pro Bowl
Pro Bowl
that season. He continued to play for the Atlanta Falcons
Atlanta Falcons
as a backup to Jeff George in 1994 and 1995, and he was named starter again in 1996. Hebert retired after his 1996 season with the Falcons. References[edit]

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Northwestern State Demons starting quarterbacks

Bobby Hebert Craig Nall (2001) Davon Vinson (2004–2005) Ricky Joe Meeks (2006) Germayne Edmond (2007) John Hundley (2007–2008) Paul Harris (2009–2010) Brad Henderson (2011–2012) Zach Adkins (2013– )

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New Orleans Saints
New Orleans Saints
starting quarterbacks

Gary Cuozzo (1967) Billy Kilmer (1967–1970) Karl Sweetan (1968) Ronnie Lee South (1968) Edd Hargett (1970–1971) Archie Manning
Archie Manning
(1971–1975, 1977–1981) Bobby Scott (1973–1974, 1976–1977, 1981) Larry Cipa (1974–1975) Bobby Douglass (1976–1977) Dave Wilson (1981, 1983–1986) Ken Stabler
Ken Stabler
(1982–1983) Guido Merkens (1982) Richard Todd (1984) Bobby Hebert (1985–1989, 1991–1992) John Fourcade (1987, 1989–1990) Steve Walsh (1990–1991, 1993) Wade Wilson (1993) Mike Buck (1993) Jim Everett
Jim Everett
(1994–1996) Doug Nussmeier
Doug Nussmeier
(1996–1997) Heath Shuler
Heath Shuler
(1997) Billy Joe Hobert (1997–1999) Danny Wuerffel
Danny Wuerffel
(1997–1998) Kerry Collins
Kerry Collins
(1998) Billy Joe Tolliver
Billy Joe Tolliver
(1998–1999) Jake Delhomme
Jake Delhomme
(1999) Jeff Blake (2000) Aaron Brooks (2000–2005) Todd Bouman
Todd Bouman
(2005) Drew Brees
Drew Brees
(2006–present) Mark Brunell
Mark Brunell
(2009) Luke McCown
Luke McCown

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Atlanta Falcons
Atlanta Falcons
starting quarterbacks

Randy Johnson (1966–1970) Dennis Claridge (1966) Terry Nofsinger (1967) Steve Sloan (1967) Bob Berry (1968–1972) Bruce Lemmerman (1969) Dick Shiner (1971, 1973) Bob Lee (1973–1974) Pat Sullivan (1974–1975) Kim McQuilken (1974–1976) Steve Bartkowski (1975–1985) Scott Hunter (1976–1977) June Jones
June Jones
(1978–1979) Mike Moroski (1983–1984) David Archer (1985–1987) Turk Schonert (1986) Scott Campbell (1987, 1990) Erik Kramer (1987) Jeff Van Raaphorst (1987) Chris Miller (1987–1993) Steve Dils (1988) Hugh Millen (1989–1990) Billy Joe Tolliver
Billy Joe Tolliver
(1991–1993, 1997) Wade Wilson (1992) Bobby Hebert (1993, 1996) Jeff George (1994–1996) Chris Chandler
Chris Chandler
(1997–2001) Tony Graziani (1997–1999) Steve DeBerg (1998) Danny Kanell (1999–2000) Doug Johnson (2000, 2002–2003) Michael Vick
Michael Vick
(2001–2006) Kurt Kittner (2003) Matt Schaub
Matt Schaub
(2004–2005) Joey Harrington (2007) Byron Leftwich
Byron Leftwich
(2007) Chris Redman
Chris Redman
(2007, 2009) Matt Ryan (2008–present)

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NFL quarterbacks with a perfect passer rating game

Ray Mallouf Sammy Baugh Len Dawson Y. A. Tittle Frank Ryan Sonny Jurgensen Joe Namath Johnny Unitas Don Meredith Craig Morton (2) Fran Tarkenton Daryle Lamonica Dick Shiner Bob Lee James Harris Ken Anderson Jim Hart Dan Fouts Scott Hunter Terry Bradshaw Steve Grogan Brian Sipe Bob Griese Vince Evans Dave Krieg (2) Steve Bartkowski Ken O'Brien (2) Steve Young Joe Montana Rich Gannon Bobby Hebert Mick Buck Drew Bledsoe Craig Erickson Chris Chandler Jeff Blake Kurt Warner
Kurt Warner
(3) Peyton Manning
Peyton Manning
(4) Doug Flutie Kerry Collins Chad Pennington Trent Green Ben Roethlisberger
Ben Roethlisberger
(3) Donovan McNabb Tom Brady
Tom Brady
(2) Eli Manning Drew Brees Robert Griffin III Nick Foles Alex Smith Geno Smith Marcus Mariota Ryan Tannehill Kirk Cousins

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