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Mercury Morris

Eugene Edward Morris

Position: RB
Height: 5-10    Weight: 190 lbs.

Born: January 5, 1947 in Pittsburgh, PA
High School: Avonworth
College: West Texas A&M   (school history)
Drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the 3rd round (63rd overall) of the 1969 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 49 (1473rd overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Mercury Morris 1971 Game Log

1971 Game Log: Regular Season · Playoffs · vs.

Regular Season

Age is Years-Days
Rushing Receiving Kick Returns
Rk G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Att Yds Y/A TD Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Rt Yds Y/Rt TD Pts
1 1 1971-09-19 24-257 MIA @ DEN T 10-10 1 -5 -5.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 2 1971-09-26 24-264 MIA @ BUF W 29-14 3 9 3.00 0 0 0 0 2 84 42.00 0 0
3 3 1971-10-03 24-271 MIA NYJ L 10-14 5 14 2.80 0 0 0 0 1 25 25.00 0 0
4 4 1971-10-10 24-278 MIA @ CIN W 23-13 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 33 33.00 0 0
5 5 1971-10-17 24-285 MIA NWE W 41-3 5 85 17.00 0 0 0 0 1 24 24.00 0 0
6 6 1971-10-24 24-292 MIA @ NYJ W 30-14 4 23 5.75 0 0 0 0 1 34 34.00 0 0
7 7 1971-10-31 24-299 MIA @ RAM W 20-14 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 41 20.50 0 0
8 8 1971-11-07 24-306 MIA BUF W 34-0 13 116 8.92 1 1 11 11.00 0 0 0 0 6
9 9 1971-11-14 24-313 MIA PIT W 24-21 14 40 2.86 0 1 -4 -4.00 0 0 0 0 0
10 10 1971-11-21 24-320 MIA BAL W 17-14 3 17 5.67 0 1 2 2.00 0 1 18 18.00 0 0
11 11 1971-11-29 24-328 MIA CHI W 34-3 3 -3 -1.00 0 0 0 0 1 15 15.00 0 0
12 12 1971-12-05 24-334 MIA @ NWE L 13-34 5 8 1.60 0 1 8 8.00 0 1 94 94.00 1 6
13 13 1971-12-11 24-340 MIA @ BAL L 3-14 1 11 11.00 0 1 -1 -1.00 0 2 40 20.00 0 0
14 14 1971-12-19 24-348 MIA GNB W 27-6 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 15 7.50 0 0
14 Games 10-3-1 57 315 5.53 1 5 16 3.20 0 15 423 28.20 1 12

Playoffs

Age is Years-Days
Rushing Kick Returns
Rk G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Att Yds Y/A TD Rt Yds Y/Rt TD
1 15 1971-12-25 24-354 MIA @ KAN W 27-24 0 0 0 2 61 30.50 0
2 16 1972-01-02 24-362 MIA BAL W 21-0 1 3 3.00 0 1 22 22.00 0
3 17 1972-01-16 25-011 MIA N DAL L 3-24 0 0 0 4 90 22.50 0
3 Games 2-1-0 1 3 3.00 0 7 173 24.71 0