Harold Carmichael

Harold Carmichael
No. 17
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1949-09-22) September 22, 1949 (age 67)
Place of birth: Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Height:6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Weight:225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
NFL Draft: 1971 / Round: 7 / Pick: 161
Career history
  • Philadelphia Eagles (1971-1983)
  • New York Jets (1984)*
  • Dallas Cowboys (1984)
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • 4ח Pro Bowl (1973, 1978-1980)
  • PFWA and PFW first-team All-Pro (1973)
  • 2ח AP second-team All-Pro (1973, 1979)
  • 2ח NEA second-team All-Pro (1973, 1980)
  • NFL receptions leader (1973)
  • NFL 1970s All-Decade Team
  • Eagles Hall of Fame inductee (1987)
Career NFL statistics
Receiving yards:8,985
Player stats at NFL.com


Lee Harold Carmichael (given birth to Sept 22, 1949) is a previous American soccer wide recipient in the Country wide Football Group who played 13 periods for the Philadelphia Eagles (1971–1983) and a single period for the Dallas Cowboys (1984). Carmichael was the Movie director of Player Advancement and Alumni for the Eagles from 1998−2014, and a Enthusiast Engagement Liaison from 2014−2015, before retiring once again in 2015.

Early life

Carmichael played quarterback over the high school soccer team in William M. Raines SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL in Jacksonville, Florida.He attended Southern School being a tri-sport sportsman. He utilized his 6'8" elevation to play over the golf ball team being a middle, and threw the javelin and discus for the monitor and field group. In soccer, he shifted to playing wide recipient, where his functionality was so excellent he was inducted in to the SWAC Hall of Popularity in 2012. He was drafted with the Eagles in the 7th circular from the 1971 NFL Draft.

NFL playing career

Early in his career, Carmichael showed his significant physical tools yet struggled with injuries and being moved between your small end and large receiver positions just before ultimately finding his place simply because a broad receiver.He was elected to four Pro Bowls in his NFL profession, and led the group in receptions and receiving back yards through the 1973 period. He completed third in getting back yards in 1978 with 1,072 and was second in getting touchdowns in 1979 with 11.In 1980, he set an NFL record at that time by catching goes by in 127 consecutive NFL video games.In 1984, he was trim with the Eagles and by the brand new York Jets before signing using the Dallas Cowboys. He captured only one move that period before getting cut with the Cowboys and retiring.He ended his profession with 590 receptions for 8,985 back yards with 79 profession touchdown catches, along with 64 hurrying yards on 9 carries. He presently rates 25th all-time in profession touchdown receptions, but he was 7th all-time during his pension. He retired as the Eagles' all-time head in move receptions, receiving back yards, getting touchdowns, and total touchdowns (79), with all records still position by early 2017. He also retains Eagles post-season information for receiving back yards (465), TDs (6), back yards per reception (16.0), and back yards per video game (66.4). He and Brent Celek will be the just Eagles with 3 TDs in one post-season (1979), and he's among four players with 2 TDs in one post-season video game. He keeps the Eagles record for some games having a touchdown for both regular time of year (69) and playoffs (5, distributed to Duce Staley and Brian Westbrook). At 6 feet 8 inches, he's thought to be the tallest wide recipient in the annals from the NFL.Carmichael was selected towards the NFL 1970s All-Decade Group by voters from the Pro Soccer Hall of Popularity.The Professional Soccer Analysts Association named Carmichael towards the PRFA Hall of Very Great Course of 2009

Later life

After retiring from his playing career, he settled in South Shirt and joined a Philadelphia travel agency being a vice president for sales. He afterwards operated several businesses, including in metal fabrication and sports activities marketing.In 1998, Carmichael was named the director of participant and community relations for the Eagles, a newly created position where he'd be considered a "combination mentor, confidant, troubleshooter, and liaison between your players as well as the authority figures in the business". He was transferred to a Enthusiast Engagement Liaison placement in 2014, and retired from that function on Apr 2, 2015. He presently functions as an ambassador for the group in his pension.