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Jim Mitchell

James Robert Mitchell

Position: TE
Height: 6-1    Weight: 234 lbs.

Born: October 19, 1947 in Shelbyville, TN
Died: October 20, 2007 in Shelbyville, TN
High School: Harris
College: Prairie View
Drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the 4th round (81st overall) of the 1969 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 38 (2356th overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 14, 2014 12:25AM
All-Time Rank: #1268. Ray Brown… #1269. Chuck Walker… #1270. Ben Hawkins… #1271. JIM MITCHELL… #1272. Sherman White… #1273. Dave Pureifory… #1274. Jerry Shipkey… 

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
1969* 22 ATL TE 86 14 22 339 15.4 4 42 1.6 24.2 5 77 0 40 15.4 5.5 0.4 416 4 1 5
1970 23 ATL TE 86 14 14 44 650 14.8 6 51 3.1 46.4 5 23 1 12 4.6 1.6 0.4 673 7 0 6
1971 24 ATL TE 86 13 13 33 593 18.0 5 43 2.5 45.6 4 25 0 24 6.3 1.9 0.3 618 5 3 8
1972* 25 ATL TE 86 14 14 28 470 16.8 4 40 2.0 33.6 2 19 0 18 9.5 1.4 0.1 489 4 0 6
1973 26 ATL TE 86 14 14 32 420 13.1 0 50 2.3 30.0 5 34 0 13 6.8 2.4 0.4 454 0 0 6
1974 27 ATL TE 86 14 14 30 479 16.0 1 52 2.1 34.2 3 21 0 15 7.0 1.5 0.2 500 1 1 2
1975 28 ATL TE 86 14 14 34 536 15.8 4 32 2.4 38.3 536 4 0 5
1976 29 ATL TE 86 14 14 17 209 12.3 0 39 1.2 14.9 1 -6 0 -6 -6.0 -0.4 0.1 203 0 0 2
1977 30 ATL TE 86 12 12 17 178 10.5 0 17 1.4 14.8 1 -6 0 -6 -6.0 -0.5 0.1 172 0 0 2
1978 31 ATL TE 86 16 16 32 366 11.4 2 24 2.0 22.9 366 2 2 3
1979 32 ATL TE 86 16 16 16 118 7.4 2 14 1.0 7.4 118 2 0 1
Career 155 141 305 4358 14.3 28 52 2.0 28.1 26 187 1 40 7.2 1.2 0.2 4545 29 7 46

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
1969* 22 ATL TE 86 14 0 1 0 0 0
1971 24 ATL TE 86 13 13 0 3 1 55 1
1972* 25 ATL TE 86 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
1973 26 ATL TE 86 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
1974 27 ATL TE 86 14 14 0 1 0 0 0
1975 28 ATL TE 86 14 14 0 0 1 50 1
1978 31 ATL TE 86 16 16 0 2 1 10 0
Career 155 141 0 7 5 115 2

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
1978 31 ATL TE 86 16 16 1 14 0 14 14.0 380
Career 155 141 1 14 0 14 14.0 4559

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
1969* 22 ATL TE 86 14 4 4 24
1970 23 ATL TE 86 14 14 1 6 7 42
1971 24 ATL TE 86 13 13 5 1 6 36
1972* 25 ATL TE 86 14 14 4 4 24
1974 27 ATL TE 86 14 14 1 1 6
1975 28 ATL TE 86 14 14 4 1 5 30
1978 31 ATL TE 86 16 16 2 2 12
1979 32 ATL TE 86 16 16 2 2 12
Career 155 141 1 28 2 31 186
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Russ Francis, Jackie Smith*, Ozzie Newsome*, Keith Jackson, Walter White, John Mackey*, Ferrell Edmunds, Tony Gonzalez, Raymond Chester, Randy McMichael
4 Keith Jackson, Ozzie Newsome*, Fred Arbanas, Jim Whalen, Russ Francis, Jackie Smith*, Randy McMichael, Pete Lammons, Dustin Keller, Walter White
5 Keith Jackson, Dallas Clark, Russ Francis, Randy McMichael, Billy Joe DuPree, Raymond Chester, Carroll Dale, Bob Trumpy, Jeremy Shockey, Jim Whalen
6 Russ Francis, Keith Jackson, Jim Whalen, Owen Daniels, Jimmie Giles, Raymond Chester, Carroll Dale, Paul Coffman, Marlin McKeever, Todd Heap
7 Owen Daniels, Russ Francis, Heath Miller, Jim Whalen, Marlin McKeever, Greg Olsen, Billy Joe DuPree, Jimmie Giles, Jerome Barkum, Ken Dilger
8 Owen Daniels, Marlin McKeever, Steve Zabel, Eric Green, Billy Joe DuPree, Russ Francis, Ken Dilger, Jimmie Giles, Paul Coffman, Randy McMichael
9 Owen Daniels, Marlin McKeever, Jimmie Giles, Billy Joe DuPree, Steve Zabel, Eric Green, Steve Jordan, Todd Heap, Paul Coffman, Sean Locklear
10 Marlin McKeever, Jimmie Giles, Owen Daniels, Billy Joe DuPree, Paul Coffman, Todd Heap, Randy McMichael, Jay Novacek, Steve Zabel, Eric Green
11 Jimmie Giles, Billy Joe DuPree, Owen Daniels, Paul Coffman, Randy McMichael, Rodney Holman, Steve Zabel, Eric Green, Todd Heap, Ken Dilger
Career Todd Heap, Paul Coffman, Ken Dilger, Doug Cosbie, Eric Green, Billy Joe DuPree, Jay Novacek, Jimmie Giles, Jim Gibbons, Frank Wycheck

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams

Fantasy

Year Age G FantPos FantPt VBD PosRank OvRank
1970 23 14 TE 109 55 2 26
1971 24 13 TE 92 45 3 24
1972 25 14 TE 73 20 8 52
1973 26 14 TE 45 15
1974 27 14 TE 56 13
1975 28 14 TE 78 20 4 49
1976 29 14 TE 20 32
1977 30 12 TE 17 34
1978 31 16 TE 49 20
1979 32 16 TE 24 36
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