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This is a 2024 photo of Sam Darnold of the Minnesota Vikings NFL football team. This image reflects the Minnesota Vikings active roster as of Monday, June 3, 2024 when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

Sam Darnold

QB

#14

Experience: 7 years

Height: 6-3

Age: 27

Weight: 225 lbs

College: USC

2023 SEASON

  • TDS
    2
  • INT
    1
  • YDS
    297
  • RTG
    85.14
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Passing

Attempts

G ATT COMP PCT YDS AVG LNG TD INT 1st 1st% 20+ SCK SCKY RATE
Attempts 11-Through-20 2 14 8 57.1 94 6.7 48 1 1 4 28.6 1 0 0 71.7
Attempts 1-Through-10 10 26 19 73.1 185 7.1 24 1 0 10 38.5 2 0 0 105.4
Attempts 21-Through-30 1 6 1 16.7 18 3 18 0 0 1 16.7 0 0 0 39.6

Field Position

G ATT COMP PCT YDS AVG LNG TD INT 1st 1st% 20+ SCK SCKY RATE
Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line 3 11 5 45.4 39 3.6 12 2 1 3 27.3 0 1 11 56.4
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line 6 17 12 70.6 110 6.5 24 0 0 6 35.3 1 0 0 87.9
Own 1-20 - by Yard Line 2 2 2 100 21 10.5 15 0 0 1 50 0 0 0 110.4
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line 6 16 9 56.2 127 7.9 48 0 0 5 31.2 2 5 29 82

Game Halves

G ATT COMP PCT YDS AVG LNG TD INT 1st 1st% 20+ SCK SCKY RATE
1st Half 2 20 14 70 168 8.4 48 1 0 9 45 2 0 0 112.1
Last Two Minutes of Half 10 10 6 60 90 9 48 1 1 5 50 1 3 17 83.3
2nd Half 10 26 14 53.8 129 5 24 1 1 6 23.1 1 6 40 64.4

Home vs Road

G ATT COMP PCT YDS AVG LNG TD INT 1st 1st% 20+ SCK SCKY RATE
Home Games 5 41 25 61 271 6.6 48 2 1 14 34.2 3 5 34 86.5
Road Games 5 5 3 60 26 5.2 17 0 0 1 20 0 1 6 73.8

Margin of Victory

G ATT COMP PCT YDS AVG LNG TD INT 1st 1st% 20+ SCK SCKY RATE
Margin 0-7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Margin 15+ 8 6 4 66.7 27 4.5 17 0 0 1 16.7 0 1 6 76.4
Margin 8-14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Point Differential

G ATT COMP PCT YDS AVG LNG TD INT 1st 1st% 20+ SCK SCKY RATE
Ahead 9 18 12 66.7 125 6.9 48 1 0 6 33.3 1 2 13 105.1
Ahead by 1-8 Points 2 13 8 61.5 98 7.5 48 1 0 5 38.5 1 1 7 110.4
Ahead by 9-16 Points 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Behind 2 19 9 47.4 99 5.2 24 1 1 5 26.3 1 4 27 58.9
Behind by 1-8 Points 1 5 1 20 18 3.6 18 0 0 1 20 0 2 7 42.1
Behind by 9-16 Points 1 9 4 44.4 50 5.6 24 0 1 2 22.2 1 2 20 22.7
Tied 10 9 7 77.8 73 8.1 20 0 0 4 44.4 1 0 0 100.5

Quarters

G ATT COMP PCT YDS AVG LNG TD INT 1st 1st% 20+ SCK SCKY RATE
1st Quarter 1 6 6 100 64 10.7 20 0 0 4 66.7 1 0 0 111.1
4th Quarter 10 24 13 54.2 126 5.2 24 1 1 6 25 1 5 33 65.6
4th Quarter within 7 1 5 1 20 18 3.6 18 0 0 1 20 0 2 7 42.1
2nd Quarter 2 14 8 57.1 104 7.4 48 1 0 5 35.7 1 0 0 104.5
3rd Quarter 1 2 1 50 3 1.5 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 56.2

Stadium Surfaces

G ATT COMP PCT YDS AVG LNG TD INT 1st 1st% 20+ SCK SCKY RATE
Grass 10 46 28 60.9 297 6.5 48 2 1 15 32.6 3 6 40 85.1
Turf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Biography

SamĀ Darnold, who was selected by the New York Jets in the first round (third overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft, comes to Minnesota after stints with the Jets (2018-20), Carolina Panthers (2021-22) and San Francisco 49ers (2023). In three seasons with the Jets, Darnold started all 38 games he played and threw for 8,097 yards and 45 touchdowns, adding 417 rushing yards and five touchdowns on 114 carries. He was teammates with Quarterbacks Coach Josh McCown during his rookie season in 2018. Darnold recorded 3,670 passing yards and 16 touchdowns during his time with the Panthers, also scoring seven touchdowns on the ground while rushing for 328 yards on 74 attempts. In his lone season in San Francisco, Darnold appeared in 10 contests, including starting the team's Week 18 matchup against the Los Angeles Rams (1/7), going 16-of-26 for 189 passing yards and one touchdown, and posting a 96.5 passer rating.

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