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Bobby Mitchell

Robert Cornelius Mitchell

Position: FL-HB-WR
Height: 6-0    Weight: 192 lbs.

Born: June 6, 1935 in Hot Springs, AR
High School: Langston
College: Illinois   (school history)    (Mitchell college stats)
Drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the 7th round (84th overall) of the 1958 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 88 (233rd overall since 1950)
4-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1983

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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: #87. Gene Upshaw… #88. Kurt Warner… #89. Jimmy Johnson… #90. BOBBY MITCHELL… #91. L.C. Greenwood… #92. Mike Haynes… #93. John Mackey… 

Receiving & Rushing

Receiving Rushing
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1958 23 CLE KR/LH 49 12 16 131 8.2 3 25 1.3 10.9 80 500 1 63 6.3 41.7 6.7 631 4 2
1959 24 CLE KR/LH/PR 49 12 35 351 10.0 4 76 2.9 29.3 131 743 5 90 5.7 61.9 10.9 1094 9 2
1960* 25 CLE HB/KR 49 12 45 612 13.6 6 69 3.8 51.0 111 506 5 60 4.6 42.2 9.3 1118 11 4 19
1961 26 CLE HB/KR/PR 49 14 32 368 11.5 3 52 2.3 26.3 101 548 5 56 5.4 39.1 7.2 916 8 6 12
1962*+ 27 WAS RH 49 14 72 1384 19.2 11 81 5.1 98.9 1 5 0 5 5.0 0.4 0.1 1389 11 5 15
1963* 28 WAS FL 49 14 69 1436 20.8 7 99 4.9 102.6 3 24 0 21 8.0 1.7 0.2 1460 7 7 14
1964* 29 WAS FL 49 14 60 904 15.1 10 60 4.3 64.6 2 33 0 19 16.5 2.4 0.1 937 10 2 10
1965 30 WAS FL 49 14 60 867 14.5 6 80 4.3 61.9 867 6 1 8
1966 31 WAS FL 49 14 58 905 15.6 9 70 4.1 64.6 13 141 1 48 10.8 10.1 0.9 1046 10 0 12
1967 32 WAS FL 49 14 60 866 14.4 6 65 4.3 61.9 61 189 1 16 3.1 13.5 4.4 1055 7 2 12
1968 33 WAS 49 14 14 130 9.3 0 18 1.0 9.3 10 46 0 13 4.6 3.3 0.7 176 0 1 2
Career 148 521 7954 15.3 65 99 3.5 53.7 513 2735 18 90 5.3 18.5 3.5 10689 83 32 104
7 yrs WAS 98 0 393 6492 16.5 49 99 4.0 66.2 90 438 2 48 4.9 4.5 0.9 6930 51 18 73
4 yrs CLE 50 0 128 1462 11.4 16 76 2.6 29.2 423 2297 16 90 5.4 45.9 8.5 3759 32 14 31

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1958 23 CLE KR/LH 49 12 14 165 1 68 11.8 18 454 1 98 25.2 1250
1959 24 CLE KR/LH/PR 49 12 17 177 1 78 10.4 11 236 0 31 21.5 1507
1960* 25 CLE HB/KR 49 12 9 101 0 34 11.2 17 432 1 90 25.4 1651
1961 26 CLE HB/KR/PR 49 14 14 164 1 64 11.7 16 428 1 91 26.8 1508
1962*+ 27 WAS RH 49 14 3 7 0 4 2.3 12 398 1 92 33.2 1794
1963* 28 WAS FL 49 14 6 49 0 28 8.2 9 343 1 92 38.1 1852
1964* 29 WAS FL 49 14 3 58 0 28 19.3 995
1965 30 WAS FL 49 14 1 15 0 15 15.0 5 106 0 35 21.2 988
1966 31 WAS FL 49 14 4 21 0 13 5.3 1067
1968 33 WAS 49 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 11 235 0 43 21.4 411
Career 148 69 699 3 78 10.1 102 2690 5 98 26.4 14078
7 yrs WAS 98 0 15 92 0 28 6.1 40 1140 2 92 28.5 8162
4 yrs CLE 50 0 54 607 3 78 11.2 62 1550 3 98 25.0 5916

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
1958 23 CLE KR/LH 49 12 0 2 0 0 0
1959 24 CLE KR/LH/PR 49 12 0 2 1 0 0
1960* 25 CLE HB/KR 49 12 0 4 1 0 0
1961 26 CLE HB/KR/PR 49 14 0 6 0 0 0
1962*+ 27 WAS RH 49 14 0 5 0 0 0
1963* 28 WAS FL 49 14 0 7 2 0 0
1964* 29 WAS FL 49 14 0 2 1 0 0
1965 30 WAS FL 49 14 0 1 1 0 0
1966 31 WAS FL 49 14 0 0 1 0 0
1967 32 WAS FL 49 14 0 2 0 0 0
1968 33 WAS 49 14 0 1 0 0 0
Career 148 0 32 7 0 0
7 yrs WAS 98 0 0 18 5 0 0
4 yrs CLE 50 0 0 14 2 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
1960* 25 CLE HB/KR 49 12 1 1 100.0 23 1 100.0 0 0.0 23 23.0 43.0 23.0 1.9 158.3
1966 31 WAS FL 49 14 1 1 100.0 21 0 0.0 0 0.0 21 21.0 21.0 21.0 1.5 118.7
1967 32 WAS FL 49 14 1 1 100.0 17 0 0.0 0 0.0 17 17.0 17.0 17.0 1.2 118.7
Career 148 3 3 100.0 61 1 33.3 0 0.0 23 20.3 27.0 20.3 0.4 158.3 0 0
7 yrs WAS 98 0 2 2 100.0 38 0 0.0 0 0.0 21 19.0 19.0 19.0 0.4 118.7
4 yrs CLE 50 0 1 1 100.0 23 1 100.0 0 0.0 23 23.0 43.0 23.0 0.5 158.3 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
1958 23 CLE KR/LH 49 12 1 3 1 1 6 36
1959 24 CLE KR/LH/PR 49 12 5 4 1 10 60
1960* 25 CLE HB/KR 49 12 5 6 1 12 72
1961 26 CLE HB/KR/PR 49 14 5 3 1 1 10 60
1962*+ 27 WAS RH 49 14 11 1 12 72
1963* 28 WAS FL 49 14 7 1 8 48
1964* 29 WAS FL 49 14 10 10 60
1965 30 WAS FL 49 14 6 6 36
1966 31 WAS FL 49 14 1 9 10 60
1967 32 WAS FL 49 14 1 6 7 42
Career 148 18 65 3 5 91 546
7 yrs WAS 98 0 2 49 2 53 318
4 yrs CLE 50 0 16 16 3 3 38 228

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams