More than 40 years in the NFL, including 39 with the Rams, Lawrence McCutcheon, has been Director of Player Personnel for more than 7 seasons after he spent four years as Director of Scouting.
“Clutch” was just that in eight seasons for the Rams (1972-79), ending his career as the franchise's all-time leading rusher. McCutcheon is fourth on the team's career rushing list with 6, 186 yards, and first in playoff rushing with 687 yards. Among the Rams' all-time leading rushers, McCutcheon trails only Steven Jackson, Eric Dickerson and Marshall Faulk. McCutcheon set Rams' records in the 1975 NFC divisional playoffs when he carried the ball 37 times for 202 yards as the Rams beat the then St. Louis Cardinals, 35-23.
McCutcheon, who finished his career with Denver and Seattle in 1980, and Buffalo in 1981, he rejoined the Rams as a scout in 1982.
He was an all-sport star at Plainview High in his native Plainview, Texas, and was named the top player of the 20th century in Texas' South Plains area by the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal in 1999. Among those receiving votes was NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Sammy Baugh. In February 2007, McCutcheon was inducted into the Texas Panhandle Hall of Fame.
McCutcheon was a four year letterman at Colorado State and a third round draft choice for the Rams in 1972. He is also a member of the Colorado State Hall of Fame; he set more than 20 school and Western Athletic Conference records.
McCutcheon and his wife, Myna, live in Huntington Beach, CA, and have a son, Marcus, a graduate of Stanford University. McCutcheon als has a son, Daylon, who played cornerback for the Cleveland Browns, and a daughter, Adrian and three grand children.