American Football Database
American Football Database
Ogden Compton
No. 17     
Personal information
Date of birth: (1932-08-25) August 25, 1932 (age 89)
Place of birth: Ithaca, New York
Career information
College: Hardin–Simmons
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Chicago Cardinals ( 1955)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
TD-INT     1-6
Yards     339
QB Rating     21.2
Stats at

Ogden Bingham Compton (born August 25, 1932) is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League. He played for the Chicago Cardinals. He played college football for Hardin–Simmons.

On November 13, 1955, Compton threw the only touchdown pass of his NFL career, a completion to Dick "Night Train" Lane that covered 98 yards, the second longest pass in NFL history up to that time.[1]


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