10 Todd Dillon

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Quarterback   1984-1985



Born: January 6, 1962, Lodi, CA

Height: 6-00     Weight: 195

College: Cal State-Long Beach

Acquired: Signed as a free agent on February 8, 1984

Pro Bio: Second-string quarterback and special teams player for both Gambler seasons... Saw limited action in ten games as Jim Kelly's backup in 1984, finishing the season with 39 completions in 80 attempts, including a 69-yard touchdown pass... Best outings of the year were a home game against Michigan when he was six of ten for 136 yards and a touchdown pass, and the regular season finale when he completed 12 of 25 passes for 160 yards... League Media Guide referred to Dillon as "One of the bright young quarterbacks in the USFL."

Territorial draft choice of the Los Angeles Express in 1984.

College Bio: Record-setting passer who guided Cal State-Long Beach to an 8-4 record in 1983... Burst onto the major college scene in 1982, when he set 16 school and conference records, and became the No. 2 man in NCAA history for total offense in a single season (3,587 yards)... Became the 49ers' all-time leader in career passing (5,704) and total offense (5,588) last fall... Completed 209 of 379 passes for 2,187 yards and 11 TDs as a senior, earning him second team All-Pacific Coast Athletic Association acclaim... Established 22 school, conference and NCAA records during his two years at CSLB... Eclipsed career school marks for pass attempts (883) and pass completions (498)... Was voted PCAA Player of the Week vs. Nevada-Las Vegas in 1983.

Personal: Played high school football at Tokay High, where he earned league back of the year and team MVP honors as a senior in 1979... His family now lives in Hanford, CA (1984)... Physical education major at CSLB.