261. Lawrence McCutcheon

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261. Lawrence McCutcheon

Lawrence McCutcheon was a better than you remember Running Back, who spent his entire the best years of his NFL career with the Los Angeles Rams.

Drafted in the 3rd Round from Colorado State in 1972, Lawrence McCutcheon saw limited action as a rookie, but he would become a starter the following season and would begin a five-year streak of Pro Bowl Selections.  During that streak, McCutcheon would have four 1,000 Rushing Yard Seasons, all of which were top five finishes.   In Pro-Football Reference’s Approximate Value rating, McCutcheon had three top four finishes, including a second place finish in 1973. 

He would finish his career with Denver, Seattle, and Buffalo and would total 8,377 Yards From Scrimmage over his career.

The Bullet Points

  • Country of Origin: Plainview, Texas, U.S.A.
  • Eligible Since: Thursday, 01 January 1987
  • Position: Running Back
  • Played For: Buffalo Bills, Denver Broncos, Los Angeles Rams, Seattle Seahawks
  • College: Colorado State
  • Drafted: 3rd Round, 70th Overall in 1972
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    Second Team All-Pro (1974)
    Pro Bowl (1973, 1974, 1975, 1976 & 1977)
    Super Bowl Champion (None)

  • Other Points of Note:

    Top Ten Finishes: Approximate Value (3) (1973, 1974 & 1975)
    Top Ten Finishes: Rushing Attempts (3) (1974, 1976 & 1977)
    Top Ten Finishes: Rushing Yards (4) (1973, 1974, 1976 & 1977)
    Top Ten Finishes: Rushing Touchdowns (2) (1976 & 1977)
    Top Ten Finishes: Yards per Rushing Attempt (2) (1973 & 1974)
    Top Ten Finishes: Rushing Yards per Game (5) (1973, 1974, 1975, 1976 & 1977)
    Top Ten Finishes: Touchdowns (2) (1976 & 1977)
    Top Ten Finishes: Yards From Scrimmage (4) (1973, 1974, 1976 & 1977)
    Top Ten Finishes: All-Purpose Yards (4) (1973, 1974, 1976 & 1977)

  • Notable All Time Rankings: 73. Rushing Yards: 6,578
    73. Yards per Rushing Attempt: 4.3
    79. Rushing Attempts: 78
    84. Rushing Yards per Game: 60.3

Should Lawrence McCutcheon be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 16.7%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 50%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 33.3%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 0%
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