One of the premiere receivers of the old American Football league. Lance Alworth played a total of 8 seasons in the NFL’s rival league and finished 4th on the All-Time AFL receiving list with 458 catches. His 8976 yards is #2 on the All-Time list as well and his 77 touchdowns ranks #3.
  Following his time in San Diego he was with the Dallas Cowboys for 2 seasons and was active during their 1971 Championship run and even caught a touchdown pass in Super Bowl VI.
  He’s the #2 All-Time San Diego Charger Career Reception Leader with 493 catches as well as the #2 All-Time Charger Career Receiving Touchdowns Leader with 81..

Image Gallery of Lance Alworth, Hall of Fame Wide Receiver 1962-1972

Lance Alworth Football Cards

Lance Alworth Career Statistics

Regular Season Receiving & Rushing Statistics
Receiving Rushing Totals
Year Age Team Games Catches Yards Y/R Long TD Carries Yards Y/A Long TD Touches Y/Tch YScm Total TDs
1962 22 SDG 4 10 226 22.6 67 3 1 17 17.0 17 0 11 22.1 243 3
1963*+ 23 SDG 14 61 1205 19.8 85 11 2 14 7.0 21 0 63 19.3 1219 11
1964*+ 24 SDG 12 61 1235 20.2 82 13 3 60 20.0 35 2 64 20.2 1295 15
1965*+ 25 SDG 14 69 1602 23.2 85 14 3 -12 -4.0 -1 0 72 22.1 1590 14
1966*+ 26 SDG 13 73 1383 18.9 78 13 3 10 3.3 4 0 76 18.3 1393 13
1967*+ 27 SDG 11 52 1010 19.4 71 9 1 5 5.0 5 0 53 19.2 1015 9
1968*+ 28 SDG 14 68 1312 19.3 80 10 3 18 6.0 10 0 71 18.7 1330 10
1969* 29 SDG 14 64 1003 15.7 76 4 5 25 5.0 16 0 69 14.9 1028 4
1970 30 SDG 14 35 608 17.4 80 4 35 17.4 608 4
1971 31 DAL 12 34 487 14.3 26 2 2 -10 -5.0 -4 0 36 13.3 477 2
1972 32 DAL 14 15 195 13.0 30 2 1 2 2.0 2 0 16 12.3 197 2
9 seasons Chargers 110 493 9584 19.4 85 81 21 137 6.5 35 2 514 18.9 9721 83
2 seasons Cowboys 26 49 682 13.9 30 4 3 -8 -2.7 2 0 52 13.0 674 4
11-Year Career 136 542 10266 18.9 85 85 24 129 5.4 35 2 566 18.4 10395 87

Post Season Receiving Statistics
Year Age Team Playoff Games Catches Yards Y/R Long TD
1963*+ 23 SDG♔ 1 4 77 19.3 48 1
1965*+ 25 SDG 1 4 82 20.5 25 0
1971 31 DAL♚ 3 5 78 15.6 30 1
1972 32 DAL 2 3 55 18.3 28 1
Cowboys Playoffs 5 8 133 16.6 30 2
Chargers Playoffs 2 8 159 19.9 48 1
Total Career Games 7 16 292 18.3 48 3

  • + – All-Pro Selection
  • * – Pro Bowl Selection
  • ♦ – Led the League
  • ♔ – AFL Champion
  • ♚ – NFL Champion

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