Class of 1971
While at Western Hills Mike participated in Football, Basketball, Baseball, and Track. Mike was named a three-time all-district selection at 3rd baseman, and was also an all-district wide receiver, He was named an All-State Running back in 1969 and 1970. He was also recognized as a 1970 Sunkist Growers top 11 HS All-American.
Mike went on to play football and baseball at TCU where he was named Southwest Conference Freshman Offensive Player of the Year in 1971, leading all SWC Freshman in rushing. Luttrell lead the frogs in rushing, scoring and total offense while setting records for scoring (42) and touchdowns in a single game (4). Luttrell also lead the 1972 and 73 Frogs in rushing and total offense. He was voted All-SWC in 72 and 73 as well as Honorable Mention All-America both years. Luttrell was the first sophomore to win the Dan Rogers MVP Award which honors the Horned Frogs’ team MVP for that season. Luttrell co-captained the 74 team and again lead all Frogs in rushing and receiving. In 1974, Luttrell set a TCU record for carries in a game (40) which stood until 1999 when LaDainian Tomlinson broke that mark. Luttrell also lettered in baseball in 72 and 73 and was a member of the 72 SWC Championship Team.
Mike was inducted into the TCU Athletic Hall of Fame in 2000.