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1975 Atlanta Falcons

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4-10-0, Finished 3rd in NFC West Division  · 1975 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -3.5, Offense: -2.7, Defense: -0.8, SoS: 0.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 240 points (17.1/g), 19th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 289 points (20.6/g), 15th.
 Differential of -49 points (-3.5/g), 15th.  Expected W-L: 5.5-8.5.

Coach: Marion Campbell (4-10-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Bill Nelsen
 Defensive Coordinator: Fred Bruney

Stadium: Atlanta Stadium
 Training Camp: Furman University (Greenville, South Carolina)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Steve Bartkowski 23 Rook 11 115 for 255, 1,662 yards, 13 td, 15 int, & 14 rushes for 15 yards and 2 td Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 1st pick / 1975
RB Haskel Stanback 23 1 10 105 rushes for 440 yards, 5 td, & 14 catches for 115 yards and 0 td Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 114th pick / 1974
FB Dave Hampton 28 6 14 250 rushes for 1,002 yards, 5 td, & 21 catches for 195 yards and 1 td Green Bay Packers / 9th / 220th pick / 1969
WR Ken Burrow 27 4 11 25 catches for 323 yards, 2 td Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1971
WR Alfred Jenkins 23 Rook 14 38 catches for 767 yards, 6 td
TE Jim Mitchell 28 6 14 34 catches for 536 yards, 4 td Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 81st pick / 1969
LT Brent Adams 23 Rook 0 Atlanta Falcons / 8th / 185th pick / 1975
LG Larron Jackson 26 4 0 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 4th / 81st pick / 1971
C Jeff Van Note* 29 6 14 Atlanta Falcons / 11th / 262nd pick / 1969
RG Dennis Havig 26 3 13 Atlanta Falcons / 8th / 189th pick / 1971
RT Len Gotshalk 26 3 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 186th pick / 1971
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jeff Merrow 22 Rook 12 Atlanta Falcons / 11th / 263rd pick / 1975
LDT Mike Tilleman 31 9 0 Minnesota Vikings / 12th / 163rd pick / 1965
RDT Mike Lewis 26 4 0
RDE John Zook 28 6 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 99th pick / 1969
LLB Don Hansen 31 9 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 42nd pick / 1966
Miami Dolphins / 7th / 51st pick / 1966
MLB Tommy Nobis 32 9 0 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 1st pick / 1966
Houston Oilers / 1st / 5th pick / 1966
RLB Greg Brezina 29 7 0 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 11th / 275th pick / 1968
LCB Rolland Lawrence 24 2 14 9 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RCB Tom Hayes 29 4 14 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 137th pick / 1971
SS Ray Easterling 26 3 0 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 9th / 223rd pick / 1972
FS Ray Brown 26 4 0 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 148th pick / 1971
 Special Teams Starters
K Nick Mike-Mayer 25 2 0 4 of 10 field goals & 30 of 33 extra points Atlanta Falcons / 10th / 248th pick / 1973
P John James* 26 3 0 89 punts for a 41.5 average, 1 blocked
PR Mack Herron 27 2 0 10 punt returns for a 9.4 average and 0 td Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 143rd pick / 1970
KR Wallace Francis 24 2 3 14 kick returns for a 18.9 average and 0 td Buffalo Bills / 5th / 110th pick / 1973

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
61 Brent Adams 23 LT 13 0 256 6-5 Tenn-Chattanooga 6/26/1952 Rook 5 Atlanta Falcons / 8th / 185th pick / 1975
10 Steve Bartkowski 23 QB 11 11 216 6-4 California 11/12/1952 Rook 6 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 1st pick / 1975
63 Nick Bebout 24 14 0 261 6-5 Wyoming 5/5/1951 2 3 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 142nd pick / 1973
50 Greg Brezina 29 RLB 14 0 226 6-0 Houston 1/7/1946 7 8 Atlanta Falcons / 11th / 275th pick / 1968
34 Ray Brown 26 FS 14 0 208 6-1 West Texas A&M 1/12/1949 4 7 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 148th pick / 1971
82 Ken Burrow 27 WR 13 11 190 6-0 Utah St.,San Diego St. 3/29/1948 4 3 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1971
38 Rick Byas 25 14 0 180 5-9 East. Michigan,Wayne State (MI) 10/19/1950 1 3
25 Larry Crowe 25 5 0 198 6-1 Texas Southern 1/18/1950 3 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 184th pick / 1971
47 Brad Davis 22 3 0 204 5-10 LSU 2/9/1953 Rook 0 Atlanta Falcons / 9th / 211th pick / 1975
32 Ray Easterling 26 SS 14 0 195 6-0 Richmond 9/3/1949 3 6 Atlanta Falcons / 9th / 223rd pick / 1972
46 Monroe Eley 26 6 0 210 6-2 Arizona St. 4/17/1949 Rook 0 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 128th pick / 1974
89 Wallace Francis 24 KR 14 3 190 5-11 Ark-Pine Bluff 11/7/1951 2 3 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 110th pick / 1973
65 Len Gotshalk 26 RT 14 0 259 6-4 Humboldt St. 10/21/1949 3 5 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 186th pick / 1971
43 Dave Hampton 28 FB 14 14 210 6-0 Wyoming 5/7/1947 6 9 Green Bay Packers / 9th / 220th pick / 1969
58 Don Hansen 31 LLB 14 0 235 6-2 Illinois 8/20/1944 9 7 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 42nd pick / 1966
Miami Dolphins / 7th / 51st pick / 1966
56 Dennis Havig 26 RG 13 13 253 6-2 Colorado 5/6/1949 3 5 Atlanta Falcons / 8th / 189th pick / 1971
27 Tom Hayes 29 RCB 14 14 199 6-1 San Diego St. 4/18/1946 4 6 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 137th pick / 1971
42 Mack Herron 27 PR 4 0 170 5-5 Kansas St. 7/24/1948 2 0 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 143rd pick / 1970
78 Roy Hilton 32 12 0 240 6-6 Jackson St. 3/23/1943 10 3 Houston Oilers / 8th / 59th pick / 1965
Baltimore Colts / 15th / 210th pick / 1965
68 Larron Jackson 26 LG 14 0 270 6-3 Missouri 8/26/1949 4 5 Houston Oilers / 4th / 81st pick / 1971
6 John James* 26 P 14 0 197 6-3 Florida 1/21/1949 3 3
84 Alfred Jenkins 23 WR 14 14 170 5-10 Morris Brown 1/25/1952 Rook 7
40 Bob Jones 24 14 0 194 6-1 Virginia Union 2/10/1951 2 3 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 146th pick / 1973
54 Fulton Kuykendall 22 14 0 225 6-4 UCLA 6/10/1953 Rook 4 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 132nd pick / 1975
22 Rolland Lawrence 24 LCB 14 14 179 5-10 Tabor 3/24/1951 2 8
69 Mike Lewis 26 RDT 14 0 261 6-4 Wiley,Ark-Pine Bluff 7/14/1949 4 6
29 Ron Mabra 24 8 0 166 5-10 Howard 6/4/1951 Rook 3
77 Rosie Manning 25 2 0 256 6-5 NE State (OK) 5/31/1950 3 2 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1972
88 Greg McCrary 23 13 0 233 6-1 Clark (GA) 3/24/1952 Rook 0 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 123rd pick / 1975
11 Kim McQuilken 24 qb 3 2 203 6-2 Lehigh 2/26/1951 1 1 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 69th pick / 1974
75 Jeff Merrow 22 LDE 12 12 236 6-4 West Virginia 7/12/1953 Rook 5 Atlanta Falcons / 11th / 263rd pick / 1975
12 Nick Mike-Mayer 25 K 14 0 186 5-8 Temple 3/1/1950 2 1 Atlanta Falcons / 10th / 248th pick / 1973
86 Jim Mitchell 28 TE 14 14 234 6-1 Prairie View 10/19/1947 6 5 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 81st pick / 1969
60 Tommy Nobis 32 MLB 13 0 240 6-2 Texas 9/20/1943 9 6 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 1st pick / 1966
Houston Oilers / 1st / 5th pick / 1966
55 Ralph Ortega 22 14 0 220 6-2 Florida 7/6/1953 Rook 4 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 29th pick / 1975
30 Oscar Reed 31 7 0 222 6-0 Colorado St. 3/24/1944 7 0 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 167th pick / 1968
59 Carl Russ 22 14 0 227 6-2 Michigan 2/16/1953 Rook 3 Atlanta Falcons / 13th / 315th pick / 1975
53 Paul Ryczek 23 14 0 230 6-2 Virginia 6/25/1952 1 3 Atlanta Falcons / 10th / 252nd pick / 1974
64 Royce Smith 26 14 0 250 6-3 Georgia 6/17/1949 3 3 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 8th pick / 1972
24 Haskel Stanback 23 RB 14 10 210 6-0 Tennessee 3/19/1952 1 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 114th pick / 1974
7 Pat Sullivan 25 qb 6 1 198 6-0 Auburn 1/18/1950 3 1 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 40th pick / 1972
48 Woody Thompson 23 14 4 228 6-1 Miami (FL) 8/20/1952 Rook 3 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 65th pick / 1975
74 Mike Tilleman 31 LDT 14 0 272 6-7 Montana 3/30/1944 9 6 Minnesota Vikings / 12th / 163rd pick / 1965
81 Gerald Tinker 24 8 0 173 5-9 Memphis,Kent St. 1/19/1951 1 0 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 44th pick / 1974
57 Jeff Van Note* 29 C 14 14 247 6-2 Kentucky 2/7/1946 6 7 Atlanta Falcons / 11th / 262nd pick / 1969
79 Chuck Walker 34 10 0 250 6-3 Duke 8/10/1941 11 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 12th / 157th pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 22nd / 172nd pick / 1963
71 John Zook 28 RDE 14 0 243 6-4 Kansas 9/24/1947 6 7 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 99th pick / 1969
Team Total 25.8 14 219.6 6-1.3 3.1