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Mike Ditka

Michael Keller Ditka

Position: TE
Height: 6-3    Weight: 228 lbs.

Born: October 18, 1939 in Carnegie, PA
High School: Aliquippa
College: Pittsburgh   (school history)    (Ditka college stats)
Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 1961 NFL Draft.
Drafted by the Houston Oilers in the 1st round (8th overall) of the 1961 AFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 56 (1076th overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1988, finalist in 1981

Coaching Record

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Other SR Links: College Football at Sports-Reference.com

Mike Ditka 1961 Touchdown Log

12 Touchdowns

12 Receiving, 4 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 76 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Bears12
49ers3
Packers3
Vikings2
Eagles1
Colts1
Lions1
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Home7
Road5
Sunday11
Saturday1
1st3
2nd3
3rd3
4th3
3 or fewer yards1
10-19 yards3
20-29 yards1
30 or more yards7
Billy Wade11
Ed Brown1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 2 1961-09-23 CHI @ RAM W 21-17 1 Receiving 47 Ed Brown Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
2 4 1961-10-08 CHI @ DET W 31-17 4 Receiving 37 Billy Wade Trail 10-17 Tied 17-17
3 6 1961-10-22 CHI SFO W 31-0 2 Receiving 47 Billy Wade Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
4 6 1961-10-22 CHI SFO W 31-0 3 Receiving 15 Billy Wade Lead 14-0 Lead 21-0
5 7 1961-10-29 CHI @ BAL W 21-20 2 Receiving 19 Billy Wade Trail 0-14 Trail 7-14
6 8 1961-11-05 CHI @ PHI L 14-16 1 Receiving 76 Billy Wade Trail 0-3 Lead 7-3*
7 9 1961-11-12 CHI GNB L 28-31 1 Receiving 47 Billy Wade Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
8 9 1961-11-12 CHI GNB L 28-31 3 Receiving 15 Billy Wade Trail 7-31 Trail 14-31
9 9 1961-11-12 CHI GNB L 28-31 4 Receiving 29 Billy Wade Trail 14-31 Trail 21-31
10 10 1961-11-19 CHI @ SFO L 31-41 4 Receiving 36 Billy Wade Trail 17-41 Trail 24-41
11 14 1961-12-17 CHI MIN W 52-35 2 Receiving 2 Billy Wade Tied 14-14 Lead 21-14*
12 14 1961-12-17 CHI MIN W 52-35 3 Receiving 30 Billy Wade Lead 31-21 Lead 38-21