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2001 Atlanta Falcons

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7-9-0, NFC West Division  · 2001 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -4.7, Offense: -2.7, Defense: -2.0, SoS: 0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 291 points (18.2/g), 23rd of 31 in the NFL. Allowed 377 points (23.6/g), 24th.
 Differential of -86 points (-5.4/g), 26th.  Expected W-L: 5.6-10.4.

Coach: Dan Reeves (7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: George Sefcik
 Defensive Coordinator: Don Blackmon
 Other Notable Asst.: Bill Davis (Linebackers)

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

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Chris Chandler 36 13 14 223 for 365, 2,847 yards, 16 td, 14 int, & 25 rushes for 84 yards and 0 td Indianapolis Colts / 3rd / 76th pick / 1988
RB Maurice Smith 25 1 12 237 rushes for 760 yards, 5 td, & 19 catches for 230 yards and 1 td
WR Tony Martin 36 11 9 37 catches for 548 yards, 3 td New York Jets / 5th / 126th pick / 1989
WR Terance Mathis 34 11 16 51 catches for 564 yards, 2 td New York Jets / 6th / 140th pick / 1990
TE Alge Crumpler 24 Rook 12 25 catches for 330 yards, 3 td Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 35th pick / 2001
TE Reggie Kelly 24 2 13 16 catches for 142 yards, 0 td Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1999
LT Bob Whitfield 30 9 16 2 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 8th pick / 1992
LG Bob Hallen 26 3 12 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1998
C Todd McClure 24 1 15 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 237th pick / 1999
RG Travis Claridge 23 1 11 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 37th pick / 2000
RT Ephraim Salaam 25 3 13 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 199th pick / 1998
 Defensive Starters
LDE Patrick Kerney 25 2 16 12.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 30th pick / 1999
LDT Travis Hall 29 6 16 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 181st pick / 1995
RDT Shane Dronett 30 9 15 5.5 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 2nd / 54th pick / 1992
RDE Brady Smith 28 5 15 8.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 70th pick / 1996
LLB Chris Draft 25 3 10 Chicago Bears / 6th / 157th pick / 1998
MLB Keith Brooking* 26 3 16 3.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 12th pick / 1998
RLB Henri Crockett 27 4 15 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 100th pick / 1997
LCB Ray Buchanan 30 8 16 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Indianapolis Colts / 3rd / 65th pick / 1993
RCB Ashley Ambrose 31 9 16 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 29th pick / 1992
SS Gerald McBurrows 28 6 8 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Rams / 7th / 214th pick / 1995
FS Ronnie Bradford 31 8 14 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 4th / 105th pick / 1993
 Special Teams Starters
K Jay Feely 25 Rook 0 29 of 37 field goals & 28 of 28 extra points
P Chris Mohr 35 12 0 69 punts for a 38.8 average, 0 blocked Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 146th pick / 1989
PR Darrien Gordon 31 8 2 31 punt returns for a 14.1 average and 0 td San Diego Chargers / 1st / 22nd pick / 1993
KR Darrick Vaughn 23 1 0 61 kick returns for a 24.4 average and 1 td Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 211th pick / 2000

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
33 Ashley Ambrose 31 RCB 16 16 190 5-11 Miss. Valley St. 9/17/1970 9 7 Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 29th pick / 1992
32 Jamal Anderson 29 rb 3 3 237 5-11 Utah 9/30/1972 7 2 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 201st pick / 1994
23 Ronnie Bradford 31 FS 14 14 188 5-10 Colorado 10/1/1970 8 5 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 105th pick / 1993
56 Keith Brooking* 26 MLB 16 16 245 6-2 Georgia Tech 10/30/1975 3 9 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 12th pick / 1998
34 Ray Buchanan 30 LCB 16 16 186 5-9 Louisville 9/29/1971 8 7 Indianapolis Colts / 3rd / 65th pick / 1993
25 Marty Carter 32 ss 5 5 209 6-1 Middle Tenn. St. 12/17/1969 10 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 8th / 207th pick / 1991
35 Johndale Carty 24 db 16 2 196 6-0 Utah St. 8/27/1977 2 2 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 126th pick / 1999
12 Chris Chandler 36 QB 14 14 224 6-4 Washington 10/12/1965 13 10 Indianapolis Colts / 3rd / 76th pick / 1988
44 Bob Christian 33 FB 16 8 226 5-11 Northwestern 11/14/1968 9 6 Atlanta Falcons / 12th / 310th pick / 1991
71 Travis Claridge 23 RG 14 11 300 6-5 USC 3/23/1978 1 6 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 37th pick / 2000
94 Henri Crockett 27 RLB 16 15 240 6-2 Florida St. 10/28/1974 4 5 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 100th pick / 1997
83 Alge Crumpler 24 TE 16 12 262 6-2 North Carolina 12/23/1977 Rook 3 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 35th pick / 2001
54 Chris Draft 25 LLB 13 10 232 5-11 Stanford 2/26/1976 3 4 Chicago Bears / 6th / 157th pick / 1998
75 Shane Dronett 30 RDT 15 15 300 6-6 Texas 1/12/1971 9 6 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 54th pick / 1992
4 Jay Feely 25 K 16 0 206 5-10 Michigan 5/23/1976 Rook 3
86 Brian Finneran 25 wr 16 1 210 6-5 Villanova 1/31/1976 2 4
79 Ronald Flemons 22 1 0 265 6-5 Texas A&M 10/20/1979 Rook 0 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 226th pick / 2001
65 Kynan Forney 23 RG 12 8 307 6-3 Hawaii 9/8/1978 Rook 5 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 219th pick / 2001
63 Roberto Garza 22 g 16 4 296 6-2 Texas A&M-Kingsville 3/26/1979 Rook 3 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 99th pick / 2001
21 Darrien Gordon 31 PR 16 2 184 5-11 Stanford 11/14/1970 8 0 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 22nd pick / 1993
28 Corey Hall 22 3 0 203 6-4 Appalachian St. 1/17/1979 Rook 0 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 215th pick / 2001
98 Travis Hall 29 LDT 16 16 295 6-5 BYU 8/3/1972 6 6 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 181st pick / 1995
64 Bob Hallen 26 LG 15 12 305 6-3 Kent St. 3/9/1975 3 7 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1998
24 Conrad Hamilton 27 6 0 195 5-10 East. New Mexico 11/5/1974 5 0 New York Giants / 7th / 214th pick / 1996
47 Chris Hudson 30 db 15 2 199 5-10 Colorado 10/6/1971 6 1 Jacksonville Jaguars / 3rd / 71st pick / 1995
95 Ed Jasper 28 dt 16 1 293 6-2 Texas A&M 1/18/1973 4 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 198th pick / 1997
84 Shawn Jefferson 32 wr 16 6 185 5-11 Central Florida 2/22/1969 10 5 Houston Oilers / 9th / 240th pick / 1991
36 Travis Jervey 29 16 0 222 6-0 The Citadel 5/5/1972 6 0 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 170th pick / 1995
11 Doug Johnson 24 3 0 225 6-2 Florida 10/27/1977 1 0
55 Antony Jordan 27 4 0 234 6-3 Vanderbilt 12/19/1974 3 0 Indianapolis Colts / 5th / 135th pick / 1998
73 Dave Kadela 23 1 0 300 6-6 Virginia Tech 5/6/1978 Rook 0
89 Reggie Kelly 24 TE 14 13 255 6-4 Mississippi St. 2/22/1977 2 1 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1999
97 Patrick Kerney 25 LDE 16 16 273 6-5 Virginia 12/30/1976 2 7 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 30th pick / 1999
85 Brian Kozlowski 31 16 0 250 6-3 Connecticut 10/4/1970 7 2
41 George Layne 23 2 0 250 5-11 TCU 10/9/1978 Rook 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 108th pick / 2001
80 Tony Martin 36 WR 11 9 181 6-0 Bishop,Mesa 9/5/1965 11 5 New York Jets / 5th / 126th pick / 1989
81 Terance Mathis 34 WR 16 16 177 5-10 New Mexico 6/7/1967 11 5 New York Jets / 6th / 140th pick / 1990
22 Gerald McBurrows 28 SS 14 8 208 5-11 Kansas 10/7/1973 6 3 St. Louis Rams / 7th / 214th pick / 1995
62 Todd McClure 24 C 15 15 286 6-1 LSU 2/16/1977 1 8 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 237th pick / 1999
88 Quentin McCord 23 7 0 188 5-10 Kentucky 6/26/1978 Rook 1 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 236th pick / 2001
13 Chris Mohr 35 P 16 0 215 6-5 Alabama 5/11/1966 12 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 146th pick / 1989
90 Ron Moore 24 1 0 316 6-2 NW Oklahoma St. 8/10/1977 Rook 0 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 229th pick / 2000
48 Derek Rackley 24 16 0 250 6-4 Minnesota 7/18/1977 1 0
74 Ephraim Salaam 25 RT 14 13 295 6-7 San Diego St. 6/19/1976 3 7 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 199th pick / 1998
53 Mark Simoneau 24 llb 16 5 245 6-0 Kansas St. 1/16/1977 1 3 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 67th pick / 2000
91 Brady Smith 28 RDE 15 15 274 6-5 Colorado St. 6/5/1973 5 6 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 70th pick / 1996
43 Maurice Smith 25 RB 16 12 235 6-0 North Carolina A&T 9/7/1976 1 6
52 Matt Stewart 22 15 0 232 6-3 Vanderbilt 8/31/1979 Rook 1 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 102nd pick / 2001
93 Shawn Swayda 27 10 0 290 6-5 Arizona St. 9/4/1974 3 1 Chicago Bears / 6th / 196th pick / 1997
20 Rodney Thomas 28 12 0 210 5-10 Texas A&M 3/30/1973 6 1 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 89th pick / 1995
66 Michael Thompson 24 t 2 1 295 6-4 Tennessee St. 2/11/1977 1 1 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 100th pick / 2000
50 Artie Ulmer 28 15 0 247 6-3 Georgia Southern,Valdosta St. 7/30/1973 2 1 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 220th pick / 1997
37 Darrick Vaughn 23 KR 16 0 193 5-11 Texas St. 10/2/1978 1 1 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 211th pick / 2000
7 Michael Vick 21 qb 8 2 215 6-0 Virginia Tech 6/26/1980 Rook 4 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 1st pick / 2001
70 Bob Whitfield 30 LT 16 16 310 6-5 Stanford 10/18/1971 9 9 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 8th pick / 1992
99 Chuck Wiley 26 de 16 1 275 6-5 LSU 3/6/1975 2 2 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1998
25 Elijah Williams 26 e 5 1 181 5-10 Florida 8/20/1975 3 0 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 166th pick / 1998
Team Total 26.9 16 240.4 6-1.7 4.0