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1975 Cleveland Browns

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3-11-0, Finished 4th in AFC Central Division  · 1975 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -6.8, Offense: -2.6, Defense: -4.2, SoS: 4.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 218 points (15.6/g), 22nd of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 372 points (26.6/g), 24th.
 Differential of -154 points (-11.0/g), 22nd.  Expected W-L: 3.1-10.9.

Coach: Forrest Gregg (3-11-0)

Stadium: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
 Training Camp: Kent State (Kent, Ohio)

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 Mike Phipps 28 5 11 162 for 313, 1,749 yards, 4 td, 19 int, & 18 rushes for 70 yards and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 3rd pick / 1970
RB Greg Pruitt 24 2 14 217 rushes for 1,067 yards, 8 td, & 44 catches for 299 yards and 1 td Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 30th pick / 1973
FB Hugh McKinnis 27 2 1 71 rushes for 259 yards, 4 td, & 17 catches for 155 yards and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 8th / 201st pick / 1972
WR Steve Holden 24 2 11 21 catches for 320 yards, 0 td, & 2 rushes for -4 yards and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 16th pick / 1973
WR Reggie Rucker 28 5 14 60 catches for 770 yards, 3 td
TE Oscar Roan 24 Rook 13 41 catches for 463 yards, 3 td Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 57th pick / 1975
LT Doug Dieken 26 4 14 4 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 6th / 142nd pick / 1971
LG Chuck Hutchison 27 5 14 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 38th pick / 1970
C Tom DeLeone 25 3 11 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 106th pick / 1972
RG Bob McKay 28 5 7 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 21st pick / 1970
RT Gerry Sullivan 23 1 7 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 171st pick / 1974
 Defensive Starters
LDE Ron East 32 8 14
LDT Walter Johnson 33 10 13 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 27th pick / 1965
RDT Jerry Sherk* 27 5 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 47th pick / 1970
RDE Mack Mitchell 23 Rook 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 5th pick / 1975
LLB Charlie Hall 27 4 14 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 68th pick / 1971
MLB Dick Ambrose 22 Rook 10 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 12th / 290th pick / 1975
RLB Bob Babich 28 5 11 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 18th pick / 1969
LCB Clarence Scott 26 4 14 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 14th pick / 1971
RCB Tony Peters 22 Rook 14 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 4th / 82nd pick / 1975
SS Van Green 24 2 7 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 6th / 150th pick / 1973
FS Neal Craig 27 4 10 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 171st pick / 1971
 Special Teams Starters
K Don Cockroft 30 7 0 17 of 23 field goals & 21 of 24 extra points Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 55th pick / 1967
P Don Cockroft 30 7 0 82 punts for a 40.5 average, 1 blocked Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 55th pick / 1967
PR Greg Pruitt 24 2 14 13 punt returns for a 10.0 average and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 30th pick / 1973
KR Greg Pruitt 24 2 14 14 kick returns for a 21.6 average and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 30th 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)
52 Dick Ambrose 22 MLB 14 10 235 6-0 Virginia 1/17/1953 Rook 4 Cleveland Browns / 12th / 290th pick / 1975
24 Pete Athas 29 6 5 185 5-11 Tennessee 9/15/1946 4 2 Dallas Cowboys / 10th / 257th pick / 1970
60 Bob Babich 28 MLB 11 11 231 6-2 Miami (OH) 5/5/1947 5 4 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 18th pick / 1969
74 Carl Barisich 24 14 1 258 6-4 Princeton 7/12/1951 2 3 Cleveland Browns / 11th / 281st pick / 1973
28 Eddie Brown 23 3 1 187 5-11 Tennessee 2/19/1952 1 2 Cleveland Browns / 8th / 199th pick / 1974
30 Ken Brown 30 14 0 203 5-10 none 11/8/1945 5 1
12 Don Cockroft 30 K 14 0 195 6-2 Adams St. 2/6/1945 7 7 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 55th pick / 1967
42 Neal Craig 27 FS 11 10 191 6-1 Fisk 4/21/1948 4 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 171st pick / 1971
16 Will Cureton 25 qb 1 1 200 6-3 Texas A&M-Commerce 12/2/1950 Rook 0
63 Barry Darrow 25 RT 14 7 260 6-7 West. Montana,Montana 6/27/1950 1 4 San Diego Chargers / 17th / 422nd pick / 1973
54 Tom DeLeone 25 C 14 11 248 6-2 Ohio St. 8/13/1950 3 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 106th pick / 1972
65 John Demarie 30 14 3 246 6-3 LSU 8/28/1945 8 3 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 152nd pick / 1967
73 Doug Dieken 26 LT 14 14 254 6-5 Illinois 2/12/1949 4 6 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 142nd pick / 1971
77 Ron East 32 LDE 14 14 250 6-4 Montana St.,Oregon St. 8/26/1943 8 5
50 John Garlington 29 rlb 7 7 218 6-1 LSU 6/5/1946 7 2 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 47th pick / 1968
55 Dave Graf 22 14 0 215 6-2 Penn St. 8/5/1953 Rook 3 Cleveland Browns / 17th / 421st pick / 1975
21 Van Green 24 14 7 192 6-1 Shaw 4/21/1951 2 4 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 150th pick / 1973
59 Charlie Hall 27 LLB 14 14 220 6-3 Houston 12/2/1948 4 6 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 68th pick / 1971
49 Jim Hill 29 11 3 190 6-2 Texas A&M-Kingsville 10/21/1946 6 2 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 18th pick / 1968
88 Steve Holden 24 WR 13 11 195 6-0 Arizona St. 8/2/1951 2 3 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 16th pick / 1973
67 Chuck Hutchison 27 LG 14 14 250 6-3 Ohio St. 11/17/1948 5 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 38th pick / 1970
36 Henry Hynoski 22 14 0 210 6-0 Temple 5/30/1953 Rook 1 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 154th pick / 1975
68 Robert Jackson 22 rg 14 7 255 6-2 Duke 4/1/1953 Rook 3
71 Walter Johnson 33 LDT 14 13 265 6-4 New Mexico St.,Los Angeles St. 11/13/1942 10 5 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 27th pick / 1965
64 Joe Jones 27 6 0 250 6-6 Tennessee St. 1/7/1948 5 2 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 36th pick / 1970
26 Billy Lefear 25 10 0 197 5-11 Henderson St. 2/12/1950 3 0 Cleveland Browns / 9th / 230th pick / 1972
56 Jack LeVeck 25 7 0 225 6-0 Ohio 2/3/1950 2 2
75 Stan Lewis 22 6 0 240 6-4 Wayne State (NE) 9/11/1953 Rook 2 Cleveland Browns / 10th / 238th pick / 1975
78 Bob McKay 28 RG 7 7 260 6-5 Texas 12/27/1947 5 3 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 21st pick / 1970
37 Hugh McKinnis 27 FB 14 1 225 6-0 Arizona St. 6/9/1948 2 3 Cleveland Browns / 8th / 201st pick / 1972
31 Cleo Miller 23 5 0 207 5-11 Ark-Pine Bluff 9/5/1952 1 0
80 Willie Miller 28 14 3 172 5-9 Colorado St. 4/26/1947 Rook 1 Houston Oilers / 12th / 302nd pick / 1975
70 Mack Mitchell 23 RDE 14 14 246 6-8 Houston 8/16/1952 Rook 5 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 5th pick / 1975
89 Milt Morin 33 14 1 238 6-4 Massachusetts 10/15/1942 9 0 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 14th pick / 1966
San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 24th pick / 1966
84 Gary Parris 25 14 0 226 6-2 Florida St. 6/13/1950 2 0 San Diego Chargers / 15th / 372nd pick / 1973
20 Tony Peters 22 RCB 14 14 187 6-1 Oklahoma 4/28/1953 Rook 4 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 82nd pick / 1975
15 Mike Phipps 28 QB 14 11 208 6-3 Purdue 11/19/1947 5 4 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 3rd pick / 1970
48 John Pitts 30 6 2 218 6-4 Arizona St. 2/28/1945 8 2 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 22nd pick / 1967
38 Larry Poole 23 3 0 195 6-1 Kent St. 7/31/1952 Rook 1 Cleveland Browns / 9th / 213th pick / 1975
39 Billy Pritchett 24 14 13 230 6-3 West Texas A&M 2/22/1951 Rook 2 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 146th pick / 1974
34 Greg Pruitt 24 KR 14 14 190 5-10 Oklahoma 8/18/1951 2 11 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 30th pick / 1973
81 Oscar Roan 24 TE 14 13 215 6-6 UCLA,SMU 10/17/1951 Rook 4 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 57th pick / 1975
33 Reggie Rucker 28 WR 14 14 195 6-2 Boston Univ. 9/21/1947 5 7
22 Clarence Scott 26 LCB 14 14 190 6-0 Kansas St. 4/9/1949 4 4 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 14th pick / 1971
72 Jerry Sherk* 27 RDT 14 14 258 6-4 Oklahoma St. 7/7/1948 5 6 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 47th pick / 1970
17 Brian Sipe 26 qb 7 2 195 6-1 San Diego St. 8/8/1949 1 2 Cleveland Browns / 13th / 330th pick / 1972
79 Gerry Sullivan 23 RT 14 7 250 6-4 Illinois 1/15/1952 1 3 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 171st pick / 1974
Team Total 26.1 14 220.6 6-2.1 3.1