Bobby Mitchell's Career Highlights

All-NFL: 1962 (AP, UPI, NEA), 1963 (NEA), 1964 (UPI)

All-NFL Second Team: 1959 (NY), 1960 (UPI, NEA), 1963 (UPI, NY), 1964 (AP, NEA, NY)

All-Conference: 1962 (SN), 1963 (SN)

(4) – 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965

(at time of his retirement following 1968 season)
 

• [1st] Highest Combined Average Gain Combined Net Yards, Career – 11.62
• [Tied for 1st] Longest Pass Reception, Game – 99 (vs. Cleveland, Sept. 15, 1963)
• [Tied for 1st] Most Touchdowns, Combined Kickoffs, Game – 2 (vs. Philadelphia, Nov. 23, 1958)
• [2nd] Most Pass Receptions, Career – 521
• [2nd] Most Yards Gained Receiving, Season – 1,436 (1963)
• [2nd] Most Combined Net Yards, Career – 14,078
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Yards Gained Rushing, Game – 232 (vs. Washington, Nov. 15, 1959)
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Touchdowns, Kickoff Returns, Career – 5
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Touchdowns, Combined Kick and Punt Returns, Career – 8
• [3rd] Highest Average Gain, Rushing, Game – 16.6 (vs. Washington, Nov. 15, 1959 – 14-232)
• [3rd] Most Yards Gained Receiving, Season – 1,384 (1962)

Browns’ records held by Mitchell
(Records through the 1961 season, Mitchell’s final season with Cleveland)

• [1st] Longest Rush – 90 (vs. Washington, Nov. 15, 1959)

 

 

Redskins' records held by Mitchell
(Records through the 1968 season, Mitchell’s final season with Washington)

 

 

• [1st] Most Points Scored, Career – 546
• [1st] Most Receptions, Career – 392
• [1st] Most Yards Gained Receiving, Career – 6,480
• [1st] Most Yards Gained Receiving, Season – 1,436 (1963)
• [1st] Most Yards Gained Receiving, Game – 218 (vs. Pittsburgh, Nov. 7, 1963)
• [Tied for 1st] Most Receptions, Season – 72 (1962)
• [Tied for 1st] Most Receptions, Game – 11 (vs. Pittsburgh, Nov. 7, 1963)

League Statistical Championships
Pass Receiving Titles: 1962
Receiving Yards Leader: 1962, 1963

 

 

Team Statistical Championships
Scoring Leader: 1962WA
Pass Receiving: 1960CL, 1962WA, 1963WA, 1964WA, 1965WA
Punt Return Leaders: 1958CL, 1959CL, 1961CL
Kickoff Return Leader: 1958CL, 1959CL, 1960CL, 1961CL

CL Cleveland Browns; WA Washington Redskins

 

 

• 1958 Rookie of the Year (SN)

Year Team W L T Division Finish
1958 Cleveland Browns 9 3 0 (2nd)
1959 Cleveland Browns 7 5 0 (2nd)
1960 Cleveland Browns 8 3 1 (2nd)
1961 Washington Redskins 8 5 1 (3rd)
1962 Washington Redskins 5 7 2 (4th)
1963 Washington Redskins 3 11 0 (6th)
1964 Washington Redskins 6 8 0 (4th)
1965 Washington Redskins 6 8 0 (4th)
1966 Washington Redskins 7 7 0 (5th)
1967 Washington Redskins 5 6 3 (3rd)
1968 Washington Redskins 5 9 0 (3rd)

 

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