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Pete Beathard

Pete Beathard
Born (1942-03-07) March 7, 1942
Hermosa Beach, California
Position(s) Quarterback
College Southern California
AFL Draft 1964 / Round 1
NFL Draft 1964 / Round 1
Jersey #(s) 10 (Chiefs), 11 (Oilers),
12 (Cardinals)
Career highlights
Honors American Football League
Champion, 1966

American Football League
East Champion, 1967
  • Pro Football Reference
  • DatabaseFootball
AFL Kansas City Chiefs
AFL Houston Oilers
NFL St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Los Angeles Rams
NFL Kansas City Chiefs
WFL Portland Storm
WFL Chicago Winds

Peter Falconer Beathard (born March 7, 1942) is a former American football quarterback who played professionally in the American Football League (AFL), the National Football League (NFL), and the World Football League (WFL).


  • College career 1
  • Professional career 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

College career

Beathard played college football at the University of Southern California, winning the National Championship in 1962. Both he and Ron Vander Kelen, the Wisconsin quarterback were named the Rose Bowl Player Of The Game in the 1963 Rose Bowl.[1]

Professional career

Beathard was the 1964 first-round draft choice of the AFL's Kansas City Chiefs. In 1967 Beathard was traded to the Houston Oilers in exchange for quarterback Jacky Lee and led the Oilers to the AFL Eastern Division title before losing to the Oakland Raiders 40-7 in the AFL Championship Game. Beathard took the Oilers to the AFL playoffs again in 1969.

He finished his pro career in the WFL playing for the Portland Storm in 1974 and the Chicago Winds in 1975.

See also


  1. ^ 2008 Rose Bowl Program, 2008 Rose Bowl. Accessed January 26, 2008.

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