Lydell Mitchell

Lydell Douglas Mitchell
Born: May 30, 1949
Salem, NJ USA
Position: RB
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 204
College: Penn St.
High School: Salem (NJ)
Career: 1972-1980
Drafted: 1972 in Round 2, #48 overall by the Baltimore Colts

Lydell Mitchell played from 1972 to 1980 during his career with the Baltimore Colts, San Diego Chargers and Los Angeles Rams. Mitchell ran for 6,534 yards in his career on 1,675 attempts, scoring 30 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 376 passes for 3,203 yards and 17 receiving touchdowns..


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Rushing:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1972NFL Baltimore Colts452154.814 1
1973NFL Baltimore Colts2539633.836 2
1974NFL Baltimore Colts2147573.531 5
1975NFL Baltimore Colts28911934.170 11
1976NFL Baltimore Colts28912004.243 5
1977NFL Baltimore Colts30111593.964 3
1978NFL San Diego Chargers2148203.825 3
1979NFL San Diego Chargers632113.315 0
1980NFL Los Angeles Rams7162.30
Totals167565343.970 30

Receiving:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1972NFL Baltimore Colts181478.226 1
1973NFL Baltimore Colts171136.614 0
1974NFL Baltimore Colts725447.624 2
1975NFL Baltimore Colts605449.135 4
1976NFL Baltimore Colts605559.240 3
1977NFL Baltimore Colts716208.738 4
1978NFL San Diego Chargers575008.855 2
1979NFL San Diego Chargers191598.424 1
1980NFL Los Angeles Rams22110.513 0
Totals37632038.555 17

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1979NFL San Diego Chargers11515.015 0
Totals11515.015 0

Defense and Fumbles:


Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1972NFL Baltimore Colts1100012
1973NFL Baltimore Colts2000012
1974NFL Baltimore Colts5200042
1975NFL Baltimore Colts11400090
1976NFL Baltimore Colts5300048
1977NFL Baltimore Colts3400042
1978NFL San Diego Chargers3200030
1979NFL San Diego Chargers0100006
Totals301700000000000282


Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1972NFLBaltimore Colts111
1973NFLBaltimore Colts1411
1974NFLBaltimore Colts1414
1975NFLBaltimore Colts1414
1976NFLBaltimore Colts1414
1977NFLBaltimore Colts1414
1978NFLSan Diego Chargers1611
1979NFLSan Diego Chargers125
1980NFLLos Angeles Rams20

Honors

1975 - United Press International All-Conference (2nd Team)
1976 - Associated Press All-Conference (1st Team)
1976 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1976 - The Sporting News All-Conference (1st Team)
1976 - United Press International All-Conference (1st Team)
1977 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1977 - Pro Football Weekly All-Conference (1st Team)
1977 - The Sporting News All-Conference (1st Team)
1977 - United Press International All-Conference (1st Team)