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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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Bobby Mitchell 1959 Touchdown Log

10 Touchdowns

5 Rushing, 4 Receiving, 1 Punt Return, 4 Go-Ahead, Long of 90 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Browns10
Redskins5
Giants2
Eagles2
Cardinals1
Home5
Road5
Sunday10
1st3
2nd1
3rd2
4th4
4-9 yards2
10-19 yards2
20-29 yards1
30 or more yards5
Milt Plum4

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 3 1959-10-11 CLE NYG L 6-10 4 Receiving 33 Milt Plum Trail 0-10 Trail 6-10
2 4 1959-10-18 CLE CRD W 17-7 1 Receiving 15 Milt Plum Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
3 5 1959-10-25 CLE WAS W 34-7 1 Receiving 76 Milt Plum Tied 0-0 Lead 6-0*
4 5 1959-10-25 CLE WAS W 34-7 3 Receiving 15 Milt Plum Lead 13-0 Lead 20-0
5 7 1959-11-08 CLE PHI W 28-7 4 Rushing 65 Lead 21-7 Lead 28-7
6 8 1959-11-15 CLE @ WAS W 31-17 1 Rushing 90 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
7 8 1959-11-15 CLE @ WAS W 31-17 3 Rushing 5 Lead 17-14 Lead 24-14
8 8 1959-11-15 CLE @ WAS W 31-17 4 Rushing 23 Lead 24-17 Lead 31-17
9 11 1959-12-06 CLE @ NYG L 7-48 4 Punt Return 78 Trail 0-48 Trail 7-48
10 12 1959-12-13 CLE @ PHI W 28-21 2 Rushing 5 Tied 7-7 Lead 14-7*