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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 1972 Touchdown Log

12 Touchdowns

12 Rushing, 5 Go-Ahead, Long of 22 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Dolphins12
Bills4
Patriots3
Jets2
Giants1
Titans1
Colts1
Home8
Road4
Sunday12
1st6
2nd2
3rd1
4th3
3 or fewer yards2
4-9 yards6
10-19 yards3
20-29 yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 2 1972-09-24 MIA HOU W 34-13 1 Rushing 2 Lead 7-0 Lead 13-0
2 6 1972-10-22 MIA BUF W 24-23 1 Rushing 5 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
3 6 1972-10-22 MIA BUF W 24-23 4 Rushing 15 Lead 17-16 Lead 24-16
4 7 1972-10-29 MIA @ BAL W 23-0 3 Rushing 7 Lead 16-0 Lead 23-0
5 8 1972-11-05 MIA @ BUF W 30-16 1 Rushing 22 Trail 3-6 Lead 10-6*
6 8 1972-11-05 MIA @ BUF W 30-16 4 Rushing 4 Lead 23-16 Lead 30-16
7 9 1972-11-12 MIA NWE W 52-0 1 Rushing 4 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
8 9 1972-11-12 MIA NWE W 52-0 1 Rushing 4 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
9 9 1972-11-12 MIA NWE W 52-0 2 Rushing 6 Lead 24-0 Lead 31-0
10 10 1972-11-19 MIA NYJ W 28-24 2 Rushing 1 Trail 7-17 Trail 14-17
11 10 1972-11-19 MIA NYJ W 28-24 4 Rushing 14 Trail 21-24 Lead 28-24*
12 13 1972-12-10 MIA @ NYG W 23-13 1 Rushing 12 Trail 0-6 Lead 7-6*