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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 (1130th 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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Mike Ditka 1972 Touchdown Log

1 Touchdown

1 Receiving, Long of 1 yard
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
3 or fewer yards1
Craig Morton1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 8 1972-11-05 DAL @ SDG W 34-28 2 Receiving 1 Craig Morton Lead 17-0 Lead 24-0