Class of: 2004
Team: Dallas Cowboys
School: Southern University
Lee Harold Carmichael (born September 22, 1949 in Jacksonville, FL) is a former wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL). He played 13 seasons for the Philadelphia Eagles (1971–1983), and one season for the Dallas Cowboys (1984). He played college football at Southern University.
Atypical for his time, he was an extremely tall receiver (standing 6-foot-8 inches). Carmichael was elected to four Pro Bowls in his NFL career, and led the league in receptions and receiving yards during the 1973 season. He finished third in receiving yards in 1978 with 1,072 and was second in receiving touchdowns in 1979 with 11. He was also the Eagles’ top receiver of Super Bowl XV, with six catches for 91 yards.
He ended his career with 590 receptions for 8,985 yards with 79 career touchdown catches, along with 64 rushing yards on nine carries. He still ranks 18th all-time in career touchdown receptions.Carmichael was selected to the NFL 1970s All-Decade Team by voters of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.