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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 (1471st overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Mercury Morris 1973 Touchdown Log

1973 Touchdown Log: Regular Season · Playoffs

10 Touchdowns

10 Rushing, 3 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 70 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Dolphins10
Patriots4
Jets3
Colts2
Bills1
Home7
Road3
Sunday10
1st3
2nd5
3rd1
4th1
3 or fewer yards2
4-9 yards2
10-19 yards1
20-29 yards1
30 or more yards4

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 3 1973-09-30 MIA NWE W 44-23 2 Rushing 24 Lead 6-0 Lead 13-0
2 3 1973-09-30 MIA NWE W 44-23 2 Rushing 70 Lead 13-0 Lead 20-0
3 3 1973-09-30 MIA NWE W 44-23 4 Rushing 35 Lead 23-16 Lead 30-16
4 4 1973-10-07 MIA NYJ W 31-3 1 Rushing 3 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
5 6 1973-10-21 MIA BUF W 27-6 2 Rushing 4 Lead 17-3 Lead 24-3
6 7 1973-10-28 MIA @ NWE W 30-14 3 Rushing 2 Lead 16-14 Lead 23-14
7 8 1973-11-04 MIA @ NYJ W 24-14 1 Rushing 19 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
8 8 1973-11-04 MIA @ NYJ W 24-14 2 Rushing 4 Trail 7-14 Tied 14-14
9 9 1973-11-11 MIA BAL W 44-0 1 Rushing 48 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
10 9 1973-11-11 MIA BAL W 44-0 2 Rushing 53 Lead 17-0 Lead 24-0

Playoffs

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 15 1973-12-23 MIA CIN W 34-16 2 Rushing 4 Lead 14-3 Lead 21-3