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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

Mel Farr 1970 Touchdown Log

11 Touchdowns

9 Rushing, 2 Receiving, 4 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 28 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Lions11
Packers2
Bears2
Bengals2
49ers1
Vikings1
Cardinals1
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Home7
Road4
Sunday8
Monday2
Thursday1
1st3
2nd2
3rd2
4th4
3 or fewer yards4
4-9 yards2
10-19 yards3
20-29 yards2
Greg Landry1
Bill Munson1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1970-09-20 DET @ GNB W 40-0 1 Rushing 1 Lead 3-0 Lead 10-0
2 1 1970-09-20 DET @ GNB W 40-0 4 Rushing 13 Lead 23-0 Lead 30-0
3 2 1970-09-27 DET CIN W 38-3 1 Receiving 5 Bill Munson Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
4 2 1970-09-27 DET CIN W 38-3 2 Rushing 1 Lead 17-0 Lead 24-0
5 3 1970-10-05 DET CHI W 28-14 3 Rushing 3 Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7
6 3 1970-10-05 DET CHI W 28-14 4 Rushing 20 Lead 21-14 Lead 28-14
7 8 1970-11-08 DET @ NOR L 17-19 2 Rushing 10 Trail 0-3 Lead 7-3*
8 9 1970-11-15 DET @ MIN L 20-24 3 Receiving 5 Greg Landry Tied 10-10 Lead 17-10*
9 10 1970-11-22 DET SFO W 28-7 1 Rushing 2 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
10 11 1970-11-26 DET OAK W 28-14 4 Rushing 11 Lead 21-14 Lead 28-14
11 12 1970-12-06 DET STL W 16-3 4 Rushing 28 Lead 9-3 Lead 16-3