Theodore Joseph “Ted” Marchibroda (March 15, 1931 - January 16, 2016) was considered one of the best quarterback in college football and led the nation in total offense at the University of Detroit in 1952. Marchibroda began his collegiate career at St. Boniventure University but they dropped the football program in 1951 so he transferred to Detroit. In 1952 with Detroit he threw for 1,637 yards and set a single game record passing for 390 yards against Tulsa. The Pittsburgh Steelers made him the fifth overall pick of the 1953 NFL Draft. Ted played quarterback for four seasons in the NFL with the Steelers (1953, 1955-1956) and the Chicago Cardinals (1957). In 1956, his best year, he was among the top five QBs in pass completions, attempts, yards and touchdowns. Marchibroda threw for 1,585 yard on 124 completions in 275 attempts, had 12 touchdowns and rushed for 152 yards and two TDs. Ted Marchibroda’s playing career ended with the Chicago Cardinals after having amassed 18 points on three rushing touchdowns, threw for 2,169 passing yards on 172 completions in 385 attempts. When his playing career ended, Ted turned his focus toward coaching. Marchibroda spent twenty more years on the sidelines as head coach compiling a 186-87 record with the Baltimore/Indianapolis Colts (1975-1979, 1992-1995) and the Baltimore Ravens (1996-1998). He was also offensive coordinator for the Chicago Bears (1981), the Detroit Lions (1982-1983), the Philadelphia Eagles (1984-1985) and the Buffalos Bills (1989-1991).