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1965 Baltimore Colts

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10-3-1, Finished 1st in NFL West Division  · 1965 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 12.9, Offense: 7.0, Defense: 5.9, SoS: 5.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 389 points (27.8/g), 3rd of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 284 points (20.3/g), 4th.
 Differential of 105 points (7.5/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 9.5-4.5.

Coach: Don Shula (10-3-1)

Stadium: Memorial Stadium (Baltimore)
 Training Camp: McDaniel College (Western Maryland College) (Westminster, Maryland)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Johnny Unitas+ 32 9 11 164 for 282, 2,530 yards, 23 td, 12 int, & 17 rushes for 68 yards and 1 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 102nd pick / 1955
HB Lenny Moore 32 9 12 133 rushes for 464 yards, 5 td, & 27 catches for 414 yards and 3 td Baltimore Colts / 1st / 9th pick / 1956
FB Jerry Hill 26 4 0 147 rushes for 516 yards, 5 td, & 20 catches for 112 yards and 0 td Denver Broncos / 2nd / 9th pick / 1961
Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 35th pick / 1961
FL Jimmy Orr*+ 30 7 0 45 catches for 847 yards, 10 td Los Angeles Rams / 25th / 291st pick / 1957
SE Raymond Berry 32 10 0 58 catches for 739 yards, 7 td Baltimore Colts / 20th / 232nd pick / 1954
TE John Mackey* 24 2 0 40 catches for 814 yards, 7 td, & 1 rush for 7 yards and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 19th pick / 1963
New York Jets / 5th / 35th pick / 1963
LT Bob Vogel* 24 2 0 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 5th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1963
LG Jim Parker*+ 31 8 14 3 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 1st / 8th pick / 1957
C Dick Szymanski 33 10 10 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 16th pick / 1955
RG Alex Sandusky 33 11 0 Baltimore Colts / 16th / 184th pick / 1954
RT George Preas 32 10 0 Baltimore Colts / 5th / 51st pick / 1955
 Defensive Starters
LDE Lou Michaels 30 7 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 4th pick / 1958
LDT Fred Miller 25 2 0 Baltimore Colts / 7th / 93rd pick / 1962
Oakland Raiders / 26th / 201st pick / 1962
RDT Billy Ray Sr. Smith 30 8 0 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 26th pick / 1957
RDE Ordell Braase 33 8 0 Baltimore Colts / 14th / 160th pick / 1954
LLB Steve Stonebreaker 28 3 14 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 34th / 266th pick / 1962
Minnesota Vikings / 12th / 155th pick / 1961
MLB Dennis Gaubatz 25 2 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 8th / 111th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 25th / 199th pick / 1963
RLB Don Shinnick 30 8 0 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 20th pick / 1957
LCB Bobby Boyd+ 28 5 0 9 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 10th / 119th pick / 1960
RCB Lenny Lyles 29 7 0 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 1st / 11th pick / 1958
LS Jerry Logan* 24 2 14 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Colts / 4th / 47th pick / 1963
Oakland Raiders / 9th / 65th pick / 1963
RS Wendell Harris 25 3 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 1st / 9th pick / 1962
San Diego Chargers / 7th / 51st pick / 1962
 Special Teams Starters
K Lou Michaels 30 7 0 17 of 28 field goals & 48 of 48 extra points Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 4th pick / 1958
P Tom Gilburg 27 4 0 54 punts for a 39.6 average, 0 blocked Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 21st pick / 1961
Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 21st pick / 1961
PR Alvin Haymond 23 1 0 41 punt returns for a 9.8 average and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 18th / 246th pick / 1964
KR Alvin Haymond 23 1 0 20 kick returns for a 30.7 average and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 18th / 246th pick / 1964

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
82 Raymond Berry 32 SE 14 0 187 6-2 Schreiner College,SMU 2/27/1933 10 10 Baltimore Colts / 20th / 232nd pick / 1954
40 Bobby Boyd+ 28 LCB 14 0 195 5-11 Oklahoma 12/3/1937 5 17 Baltimore Colts / 10th / 119th pick / 1960
81 Ordell Braase 33 RDE 12 0 245 6-4 South Dakota 3/13/1932 8 6 Baltimore Colts / 14th / 160th pick / 1954
14 Ed Brown 37 1 0 200 6-2 San Francisco 10/26/1928 11 0 Chicago Bears / 6th / 68th pick / 1952
55 Jackie Burkett 29 11 0 230 6-4 Auburn 12/16/1936 4 3 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 12th pick / 1959
15 Gary Cuozzo 24 qb 7 2 195 6-0 Virginia 4/26/1941 2 3
32 Mike Curtis 22 14 0 232 6-3 Duke 3/27/1943 Rook 3 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 14th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 21st pick / 1965
35 Ted Davis 23 14 0 232 6-1 Georgia Tech 7/27/1942 1 3 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 8th pick / 1964
Baltimore Colts / 4th / 50th pick / 1964
47 Bobby Felts 23 7 0 202 6-2 Florida A&M 6/26/1942 Rook 0 Baltimore Colts / 6th / 71st pick / 1965
Houston Oilers / 13th / 98th pick / 1965
53 Dennis Gaubatz 25 MLB 14 0 232 6-2 LSU 2/11/1940 2 6 Detroit Lions / 8th / 111th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 25th / 199th pick / 1963
73 Tom Gilburg 27 P 14 0 245 6-5 Syracuse 11/27/1938 4 1 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 21st pick / 1961
Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 21st pick / 1961
26 Wendell Harris 25 RS 14 0 185 5-11 LSU 10/2/1940 3 6 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 9th pick / 1962
San Diego Chargers / 7th / 51st pick / 1962
25 Alex Hawkins 28 14 0 190 6-0 South Carolina 7/2/1937 6 0 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 13th pick / 1959
30 Alvin Haymond 23 KR 14 0 194 6-0 Southern 8/31/1942 1 0 Baltimore Colts / 18th / 246th pick / 1964
45 Jerry Hill 26 FB 14 0 210 5-11 Wyoming 10/12/1939 4 7 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 9th pick / 1961
Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 35th pick / 1961
85 Roy Hilton 22 14 0 240 6-6 Jackson St. 3/23/1943 Rook 3 Houston Oilers / 8th / 59th pick / 1965
Baltimore Colts / 15th / 210th pick / 1965
67 Monte Lee 27 5 0 225 6-4 Texas 7/11/1938 4 2 Houston Oilers / 5th / 40th pick / 1961
Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 92nd pick / 1960
20 Jerry Logan* 24 LS 14 14 185 6-1 West Texas A&M 8/27/1941 2 9 Baltimore Colts / 4th / 47th pick / 1963
Oakland Raiders / 9th / 65th pick / 1963
33 Tony Lorick 24 14 0 217 6-1 Arizona St. 5/25/1941 1 5 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 7th pick / 1964
Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1964
43 Lenny Lyles 29 RCB 11 0 202 6-2 Louisville 1/26/1936 7 6 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 11th pick / 1958
88 John Mackey* 24 TE 14 0 224 6-2 Syracuse 9/24/1941 2 11 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 19th pick / 1963
New York Jets / 5th / 35th pick / 1963
41 Tom Matte 26 qb 14 1 214 6-0 Ohio St. 6/14/1939 4 4 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 7th pick / 1961
New York Titans / 5th / 37th pick / 1961
79 Lou Michaels 30 K 14 0 243 6-2 Kentucky 9/28/1935 7 11 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 4th pick / 1958
76 Fred Miller 25 LDT 12 0 250 6-3 LSU 8/8/1940 2 6 Baltimore Colts / 7th / 93rd pick / 1962
Oakland Raiders / 26th / 201st pick / 1962
24 Lenny Moore 32 HB 12 12 191 6-1 Penn St. 11/25/1933 9 10 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 9th pick / 1956
50 Buzz Nutter 34 13 0 230 6-4 Virginia Tech 2/16/1931 11 3 Washington Redskins / 12th / 136th pick / 1953
28 Jimmy Orr*+ 30 FL 14 0 185 5-11 Wake Forest,Clemson,Georgia 10/4/1935 7 11 Los Angeles Rams / 25th / 291st pick / 1957
77 Jim Parker*+ 31 LG 14 14 273 6-3 Ohio St. 4/3/1934 8 13 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 8th pick / 1957
84 Neal Petties 25 9 0 198 6-2 San Diego St. 9/16/1940 1 0 Oakland Raiders / 21st / 161st pick / 1963
Baltimore Colts / 14th / 187th pick / 1963
60 George Preas 32 RT 14 0 244 6-2 Virginia Tech 6/25/1933 10 7 Baltimore Colts / 5th / 51st pick / 1955
75 Guy Reese 26 13 0 258 6-5 SMU 9/22/1939 3 3 Dallas Texans / 11th / 83rd pick / 1962
Dallas Cowboys / 15th / 200th pick / 1962
62 Glenn Ressler 22 12 0 250 6-3 Penn St. 5/21/1943 Rook 3 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 17th pick / 1965
Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 36th pick / 1965
87 Willie Richardson 26 9 0 198 6-1 Jackson St. 11/17/1939 2 0 New York Jets / 3rd / 19th pick / 1963
Baltimore Colts / 7th / 89th pick / 1963
68 Alex Sandusky 33 RG 14 0 235 6-1 Clarion 8/17/1932 11 7 Baltimore Colts / 16th / 184th pick / 1954
66 Don Shinnick 30 RLB 10 0 232 6-0 UCLA 5/15/1935 8 6 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 20th pick / 1957
74 Billy Ray Sr. Smith 30 RDT 14 0 240 6-4 Auburn,Arkansas 1/27/1935 8 7 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 26th pick / 1957
31 Steve Stonebreaker 28 LLB 14 14 223 6-3 Detroit Mercy 10/28/1937 3 6 Denver Broncos / 34th / 266th pick / 1962
Minnesota Vikings / 12th / 155th pick / 1961
51 Mike Strofolino 21 3 0 230 6-2 Villanova 2/6/1944 Rook 2 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 50th pick / 1965
Denver Broncos / 13th / 97th pick / 1965
71 Dan Sullivan 26 14 0 250 6-3 Boston Col. 9/1/1939 3 4 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 37th pick / 1962
San Diego Chargers / 10th / 80th pick / 1962
52 Dick Szymanski 33 C 10 10 233 6-3 Notre Dame 10/7/1932 10 5 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 16th pick / 1955
19 Johnny Unitas+ 32 QB 11 11 194 6-1 Louisville 5/7/1933 9 14 Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 102nd pick / 1955
72 Bob Vogel* 24 LT 14 0 250 6-5 Ohio St. 9/23/1941 2 11 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 5th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1963
46 Jim Welch 27 14 0 196 6-0 SMU 3/17/1938 5 3 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 34th pick / 1960
86 Butch Wilson 24 14 0 228 6-2 Alabama 9/18/1941 2 1 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 24th pick / 1963
Oakland Raiders / 6th / 41st pick / 1963
Team Total 27.3 14 220.7 6-2.0 4.6