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Mel Farr

Melvin Farr (Mel Farr Superstar)

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

Born: November 3, 1944 in Beaumont, TX
Died: August 3, 2015
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 (2177th overall since 1950)

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


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Mel Farr 1971 Touchdown Log

1 Touchdown

1 Receiving, Long of 3 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
3 or fewer yards1
Greg Landry1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1971-09-20 DET MIN L 13-16 1 Receiving 3 Greg Landry Lead 3-0 Lead 10-0