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Mel Farr

Melvin Farr

Position: RB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 210 lbs.

Born: November 3, 1944 in Beaumont, TX
High School: Hebert
College: UCLA   (school history)    (Farr college stats)
Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 1st round (7th overall) of the 1967 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 41 (2076th overall since 1950)

Relatives: Father of Mel Farr and Mike Farr
2-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 16, 2014 1:25PM
All-Time Rank: #922. Chris Chandler… #923. Roman Phifer… #924. Walter Johnson… #925. MEL FARR… #926. Charlie Garner… #927. Clarence Scott… #928. Bill Maas… 

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1967* 23 DET FB 24 13 206 860 3 57 4.2 66.2 15.8 39 317 8.1 3 31 3.0 24.4 1177 6 7 10
1968 24 DET HB 24 9 7 128 597 3 46 4.7 66.3 14.2 24 375 15.6 4 86 2.7 41.7 972 7 2 7
1969 25 DET hb 24 5 5 58 245 4 52 4.2 49.0 11.6 13 94 7.2 0 24 2.6 18.8 339 4 2 4
1970* 26 DET FB 24 12 12 166 717 9 36 4.3 59.8 13.8 29 213 7.3 2 58 2.4 17.8 930 11 5 12
1971 27 DET 24 9 1 22 64 0 14 2.9 7.1 2.4 5 60 12.0 1 39 0.6 6.7 124 1 0 2
1972 28 DET 24 10 4 62 216 3 22 3.5 21.6 6.2 10 132 13.2 0 42 1.0 13.2 348 3 0 5
1973 29 DET 24 11 7 97 373 4 32 3.8 33.9 8.8 26 183 7.0 0 27 2.4 16.6 556 4 3 6
Career 69 36 739 3072 26 57 4.2 44.5 10.7 146 1374 9.4 10 86 2.1 19.9 4446 36 19 46

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
1967* 23 DET FB 24 13 0 7 3 0 0
1968 24 DET HB 24 9 7 0 2 0 0 0
1969 25 DET hb 24 5 5 0 2 0 0 0
1970* 26 DET FB 24 12 12 0 5 2 0 0
1972 28 DET 24 10 4 0 0 1 0 0
1973 29 DET 24 11 7 0 3 1 0 0
Career 69 36 0 19 7 0 0

Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
1967* 23 DET FB 24 13 0 2 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
1969 25 DET hb 24 5 5 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
Career 69 36 0 3 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0

Comeback and game-winning drive numbers are based on research by Scott Kacsmar, as described in parts I, II, and III on the blog.

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
1967* 23 DET FB 24 13 3 3 6 36
1968 24 DET HB 24 9 7 3 4 7 42
1969 25 DET hb 24 5 5 4 4 24
1970* 26 DET FB 24 12 12 9 2 11 66
1971 27 DET 24 9 1 1 1 6
1972 28 DET 24 10 4 3 3 18
1973 29 DET 24 11 7 4 4 24
Career 69 36 26 10 36 216

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams

Fantasy

Year Age G FantPos FantPt VBD PosRank OvRank
1970 26 12 RB 159 63 6 21
1971 27 9 RB 18 89
1972 28 10 RB 53 55
1973 29 11 RB 80 44
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