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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 (1078th 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

89 98 89 89

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

Mike Ditka 1963 Touchdown Log

8 Touchdowns

8 Receiving, 2 Go-Ahead, Long of 36 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Bears8
Rams4
Vikings2
Lions2
Road7
Home1
Sunday8
1st1
2nd4
3rd1
4th2
3 or fewer yards1
10-19 yards4
20-29 yards2
30 or more yards1
Billy Wade7
Rudy Bukich1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 2 1963-09-22 CHI @ MIN W 28-7 2 Receiving 36 Billy Wade Tied 7-7 Lead 14-7*
2 2 1963-09-22 CHI @ MIN W 28-7 4 Receiving 10 Billy Wade Lead 21-7 Lead 28-7
3 3 1963-09-29 CHI @ DET W 37-21 2 Receiving 13 Billy Wade Lead 14-0 Lead 21-0
4 5 1963-10-13 CHI @ RAM W 52-14 1 Receiving 13 Billy Wade Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
5 5 1963-10-13 CHI @ RAM W 52-14 2 Receiving 25 Billy Wade Lead 14-7 Lead 21-7
6 5 1963-10-13 CHI @ RAM W 52-14 2 Receiving 2 Billy Wade Lead 21-7 Lead 28-7
7 5 1963-10-13 CHI @ RAM W 52-14 4 Receiving 14 Rudy Bukich Lead 31-14 Lead 38-14
8 14 1963-12-15 CHI DET W 24-14 3 Receiving 22 Billy Wade Lead 10-7 Lead 17-7