Lance Alworth


College Career

Arkansas (1959-1961)

• All-American tailback (’61)

• All-Southwest Conference (’59, ‘60, ‘61)

• Academic All-American (’59, ‘60, ‘61)

• Ran 201 times for 1,257 yards (a 4.2 yard average) and 4 touchdowns

• Caught 37 passes for 645 yards (a 17.4 yard average) and 6 touchdowns

• Hula Bowl (’62)

 

Pro Football Career

San Diego Chargers (1962-1970)

• All-AFL (’63, ‘64, ‘65, ‘66, ‘67, ‘68, ‘69)

• 7 AFL All-Star games

• Caught passes in 96 consecutive games (’62-’69)

• Averaged over 100 yards per game for 3 straight seasons (’64-’66)

• 41 games with over 100 yards in receptions

• 5 games with over 200 yards in receptions

Dallas Cowboys (1971-1972)

• Super Bowl Champions (’71)

• First AFL player in Pro Football Hall of Fame (’78)

 

Did You Know?

Over his last seven seasons, in which he caught 349 passes and score 46 touchdowns, Lance Alworth never committed a fumble.

 





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