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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 1961 Touchdown Log

10 Touchdowns

5 Rushing, 3 Receiving, 1 Punt Return, 1 Kickoff Return, 2 Go-Ahead, Long of 91 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Browns10
Redskins3
Eagles3
Steelers3
Cardinals1
Home5
Road5
Sunday10
2nd4
3rd1
4th5
4-9 yards2
10-19 yards3
30 or more yards5
Milt Plum3

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1961-09-17 CLE @ PHI L 20-27 4 Receiving 12 Milt Plum Trail 13-27 Trail 20-27
2 4 1961-10-08 CLE WAS W 31-7 2 Receiving 52 Milt Plum Lead 3-0 Lead 10-0
3 4 1961-10-08 CLE WAS W 31-7 2 Punt Return 64 Lead 10-0 Lead 17-0
4 4 1961-10-08 CLE WAS W 31-7 4 Rushing 31 Lead 17-7 Lead 24-7
5 6 1961-10-22 CLE @ PIT W 30-28 2 Rushing 6 Lead 3-0 Lead 10-0
6 6 1961-10-22 CLE @ PIT W 30-28 4 Rushing 9 Trail 13-14 Lead 20-14*
7 6 1961-10-22 CLE @ PIT W 30-28 4 Rushing 18 Trail 20-21 Lead 27-21*
8 7 1961-10-29 CLE @ STL W 21-10 2 Rushing 56 Lead 14-3 Lead 21-3
9 10 1961-11-19 CLE PHI W 45-24 3 Receiving 18 Milt Plum Lead 14-10 Lead 21-10
10 10 1961-11-19 CLE PHI W 45-24 4 Kickoff Return 91 Lead 38-17 Lead 45-17