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Bobby Bell

Bobby Lee Bell Jr.

Position: LB-DE
Height: 6-4    Weight: 228 lbs.

Born: June 17, 1940 in Shelby, NC
High School: Cleveland
College: Minnesota   (school history)    (Bell college stats)
Drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the 2nd round (16th overall) of the 1963 NFL Draft.
Drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 7th round (56th overall) of the 1963 AFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 102 (100th overall since 1950)

Relatives: Father of Bobby Bell
9-time Pro Bowler & 6-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1983

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #18. Lem Barney… #19. Jim Otto… #20. Lou Creekmur… #21. BOBBY BELL… #22. Lance Alworth… #23. Willie Lanier… #24. Yale Lary… 

Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty AV
1963 23 KAN LDE 78 14 1 20 0 20 0 8
1964* 24 KAN LDE 78 14 1 4 0 4 0 10
1965*+ 25 KAN LLB 78 14 4 73 1 38 0 0 1 0 0 0 11
1966*+ 26 KAN LLB 78 14 2 14 0 13 0 11
1967*+ 27 KAN LLB 78 14 4 82 1 32 0 0 0 2 0 0 14
1968*+ 28 KAN LLB 78 14 5 95 0 50 0 0 0 2 0 0 15
1969*+ 29 KAN LLB 78 14 0 0 3 0 0 17
1970*+ 30 KAN LLB 78 14 14 3 57 1 45 0 0 0 1 0 0 12
1971* 31 KAN LLB 78 14 14 1 26 1 26 0 10
1972* 32 KAN LLB 78 14 14 3 56 1 61 0 0 0 1 0 0 10
1973 33 KAN LLB 78 14 14 1 24 0 24 0 9
1974 34 KAN LLB 78 14 10 1 28 1 28 0 5
Career 168 66 26 479 6 61 0 0 1 9 0 2 132

Playoffs Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1966*+ 26 KAN LLB 2 2 1.5
1968*+ 28 KAN LLB 1 1
1969 ❍ 29 KAN LLB 3 3 1.0
1971* 31 KAN LLB 1 1
Career 7 7 2.5

Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1969*+ 29 KAN LLB 78 14 1 53 1 53 53.0 53
Career 168 1 53 1 53 53.0 53

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1964* 24 KAN LDE 78 14 1 1 6
1965*+ 25 KAN LLB 78 14 1 1 6
1966*+ 26 KAN LLB 78 14 1 1 6
1967*+ 27 KAN LLB 78 14 1 1 6
1969*+ 29 KAN LLB 78 14 1 1 6
1970*+ 30 KAN LLB 78 14 14 1 1 6
1971* 31 KAN LLB 78 14 14 1 1 6
1972* 32 KAN LLB 78 14 14 1 1 6
1974 34 KAN LLB 78 14 10 1 1 6
Career 168 66 1 2 6 9 54

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams