|Date of birth:September 10, 1951|
|Place of birth: San Mateo, California|
|Date of death: February 8, 2015(aged 63)|
|Place of death: Petaluma, California|
|College: San Diego State|
|NFL Draft: 1974 / Round: 6 / Pick: 133|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* San Diego Chargers ( 1974– 1975)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|*Sammy Baugh Trophy (1973)|
Jesse Lee Freitas Jr. (September 10, 1951 – February 8, 2015) was an American football quarterback in the National Football League. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the sixth round of the 1974 NFL Draft. He played college football at Stanford and San Diego State.
- 1972: 97/171 for 1,200 yards with 7 TD vs 14 INT.
- 1973: 227/347 for 2,993 yards with 21 TD vs 17 INT.
His father, Jesse Freitas Sr. was a professional football player in the 1940s.
On February 8, 2015, Freitas was found dead in his car in Petaluma, California. Police officials said the Sonoma County coroner had not yet determined a cause of death.
- List of NCAA major college football yearly passing leaders
- List of NCAA major college football yearly total offense leaders
- Petaluman's road from NFL to Sonoma County courtroom
- Stefanie Loh (February 11, 2015). "Former Aztecs, Chargers QB Freitas dies at 63". http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2015/feb/10/aztecs-chargers-qb-jesse-freitas-death-cte-depress/. Retrieved February 11, 2015.
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