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1969 Baltimore Colts

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8-5-1, Finished 2nd in NFL Coastal Division  · 1969 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.0, Offense: 0.5, Defense: 2.5, SoS: 2.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 279 points (19.9/g), 8th of 16 in the NFL. Allowed 268 points (19.1/g), 6th.
 Differential of 11 points (0.8/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 7.3-6.7.

Coach: Don Shula (8-5-1)

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

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 Johnny Unitas 36 13 12 178 for 327, 2,342 yards, 12 td, 20 int, & 11 rushes for 23 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 102nd pick / 1955
HB Tom Matte*+ 30 8 0 235 rushes for 909 yards, 11 td, & 43 catches for 513 yards and 2 td Baltimore Colts / 1st / 7th pick / 1961
New York Titans / 5th / 37th pick / 1961
FB Jerry Hill 30 8 0 49 rushes for 143 yards, 2 td, & 11 catches for 44 yards and 0 td Denver Broncos / 2nd / 9th pick / 1961
Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 35th pick / 1961
FL Willie Richardson 30 6 0 43 catches for 646 yards, 3 td New York Jets / 3rd / 19th pick / 1963
Baltimore Colts / 7th / 89th pick / 1963
SE Jimmy Orr 34 11 0 25 catches for 474 yards, 2 td Los Angeles Rams / 25th / 291st pick / 1957
TE John Mackey 28 6 0 34 catches for 443 yards, 2 td, & 2 rushes for 3 yards and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 19th pick / 1963
New York Jets / 5th / 35th pick / 1963
LT Bob Vogel+ 28 6 0 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 5th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1963
LG Glenn Ressler 26 4 0 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 17th pick / 1965
Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 36th pick / 1965
C Bill Curry 27 4 0 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 23rd / 183rd pick / 1964
Green Bay Packers / 20th / 279th pick / 1964
RG Dan Sullivan 30 7 0 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 37th pick / 1962
San Diego Chargers / 10th / 80th pick / 1962
RT Sam Ball 25 3 0 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 2nd / 14th pick / 1966
Baltimore Colts / 1st / 15th pick / 1966
 Defensive Starters
LDE Bubba Smith 24 2 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 1st / 1st pick / 1967
LDT Billy Ray Sr. Smith 34 12 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 26th pick / 1957
RDT Fred Miller* 29 6 0 Baltimore Colts / 7th / 93rd pick / 1962
Oakland Raiders / 26th / 201st pick / 1962
RDE Roy Hilton 26 4 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 8th / 59th pick / 1965
Baltimore Colts / 15th / 210th pick / 1965
LLB Bob Grant 23 1 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 50th pick / 1968
MLB Mike Curtis+ 26 4 0 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 14th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 21st pick / 1965
RLB Ted Hendricks 22 Rook 0 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1969
LCB Charlie Stukes 26 2 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 4th / 100th pick / 1967
RCB Tommy Maxwell 22 Rook 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 51st pick / 1969
LS Jerry Logan 28 6 0 1 interception, 4 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 4th / 47th pick / 1963
Oakland Raiders / 9th / 65th pick / 1963
RS Rick Volk* 24 2 0 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 45th pick / 1967
 Special Teams Starters
K Lou Michaels 34 11 0 14 of 31 field goals & 33 of 34 extra points Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 4th pick / 1958
P David Lee+ 26 3 0 57 punts for a 45.3 average, 0 blocked
PR Sam Havrilak 22 Rook 0 13 punt returns for a 4.3 average and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 8th / 207th pick / 1969
KR Preston Pearson 24 2 0 31 kick returns for a 22.8 average and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 12th / 298th pick / 1967

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
37 Ocie Austin 22 14 0 200 6-3 Utah St. 1/8/1947 1 3 Baltimore Colts / 10th / 257th pick / 1968
73 Sam Ball 25 RT 14 0 250 6-4 Kentucky 6/1/1944 3 6 New York Jets / 2nd / 14th pick / 1966
Baltimore Colts / 1st / 15th pick / 1966
55 John Campbell 31 8 0 225 6-3 Minnesota 10/7/1938 6 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 40th pick / 1963
Minnesota Vikings / 11th / 143rd pick / 1963
34 Terry Cole 24 9 0 220 6-2 Indiana 7/7/1945 1 2 Baltimore Colts / 9th / 242nd pick / 1968
31 Larry Conjar 24 6 0 214 6-1 Notre Dame 10/28/1945 2 0 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 46th pick / 1967
50 Bill Curry 27 C 14 0 235 6-3 Georgia Tech 10/21/1942 4 6 Oakland Raiders / 23rd / 183rd pick / 1964
Green Bay Packers / 20th / 279th pick / 1964
32 Mike Curtis+ 26 MLB 14 0 232 6-3 Duke 3/27/1943 4 11 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 14th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 21st pick / 1965
35 Jim Duncan 23 13 0 200 6-2 Md-Eastern Shore 8/3/1946 Rook 4 Baltimore Colts / 4th / 107th pick / 1968
31 Perry Lee Dunn 28 5 0 210 6-2 Mississippi 1/20/1941 5 1 San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 24th pick / 1964
Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 45th pick / 1964
53 Dennis Gaubatz 29 12 0 232 6-2 LSU 2/11/1940 6 3 Detroit Lions / 8th / 111th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 25th / 199th pick / 1963
51 Bob Grant 23 LLB 14 0 225 6-2 Wake Forest 10/14/1946 1 7 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 50th pick / 1968
67 Dan Grimm 28 2 0 245 6-3 Colorado 2/7/1941 6 2 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 70th pick / 1963
Denver Broncos / 20th / 157th pick / 1963
17 Sam Havrilak 22 PR 14 0 195 6-2 Bucknell 12/13/1947 Rook 0 Baltimore Colts / 8th / 207th pick / 1969
83 Ted Hendricks 22 RLB 14 0 220 6-7 Miami (FL) 11/1/1947 Rook 6 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1969
45 Jerry Hill 30 FB 14 0 210 5-11 Wyoming 10/12/1939 8 2 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 9th pick / 1961
Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 35th pick / 1961
85 Roy Hilton 26 RDE 14 0 240 6-6 Jackson St. 3/23/1943 4 7 Houston Oilers / 8th / 59th pick / 1965
Baltimore Colts / 15th / 210th pick / 1965
33 Eddie Hinton 22 12 0 200 6-0 Oklahoma 6/26/1947 Rook 3 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 25th pick / 1969
61 Cornelius Johnson 26 14 0 245 6-2 Virginia Union 7/12/1943 1 3 Baltimore Colts / 8th / 204th pick / 1967
65 Ron Kostelnik 29 10 0 260 6-4 Cincinnati 1/14/1940 8 3 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 26th pick / 1961
Buffalo Bills / 14th / 107th pick / 1961
49 David Lee+ 26 P 14 0 230 6-4 Louisiana Tech 11/8/1943 3 4
20 Jerry Logan 28 LS 14 0 185 6-1 West Texas A&M 8/27/1941 6 7 Baltimore Colts / 4th / 47th pick / 1963
Oakland Raiders / 9th / 65th pick / 1963
43 Lenny Lyles 33 14 0 202 6-2 Louisville 1/26/1936 11 3 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 11th pick / 1958
88 John Mackey 28 TE 14 0 224 6-2 Syracuse 9/24/1941 6 5 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 19th pick / 1963
New York Jets / 5th / 35th pick / 1963
41 Tom Matte*+ 30 HB 14 0 214 6-0 Ohio St. 6/14/1939 8 12 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 7th pick / 1961
New York Titans / 5th / 37th pick / 1961
67 Carl Mauck 22 4 0 243 6-4 Southern Illinois 7/7/1947 Rook 3 Baltimore Colts / 13th / 337th pick / 1969
42 Tommy Maxwell 22 RCB 13 0 195 6-2 Texas A&M 5/5/1947 Rook 6 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 51st pick / 1969
79 Lou Michaels 34 K 14 0 243 6-2 Kentucky 9/28/1935 11 3 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 4th pick / 1958
76 Fred Miller* 29 RDT 14 0 250 6-3 LSU 8/8/1940 6 8 Baltimore Colts / 7th / 93rd pick / 1962
Oakland Raiders / 26th / 201st pick / 1962
84 Tom Mitchell 25 8 0 215 6-2 Bucknell 8/22/1944 3 2 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 58th pick / 1966
15 Earl Morrall 35 qb 9 2 205 6-1 Michigan St. 5/17/1934 13 3 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1956
44 Roland Moss 23 6 0 215 6-3 Toledo 9/20/1946 Rook 0 Baltimore Colts / 7th / 181st pick / 1969
28 Jimmy Orr 34 SE 7 0 185 5-11 Wake Forest,Clemson,Georgia 10/4/1935 11 5 Los Angeles Rams / 25th / 291st pick / 1957
26 Preston Pearson 24 KR 14 0 205 6-1 Illinois 1/17/1945 2 1 Baltimore Colts / 12th / 298th pick / 1967
27 Ray Perkins 28 11 0 183 6-3 Alabama 12/6/1941 2 4 Baltimore Colts / 7th / 110th pick / 1966
55 Ron Porter 24 2 0 232 6-3 Idaho 7/27/1945 2 2 Baltimore Colts / 5th / 126th pick / 1967
62 Glenn Ressler 26 LG 8 0 250 6-3 Penn St. 5/21/1943 4 6 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 17th pick / 1965
Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 36th pick / 1965
87 Willie Richardson 30 FL 14 0 198 6-1 Jackson St. 11/17/1939 6 7 New York Jets / 3rd / 19th pick / 1963
Baltimore Colts / 7th / 89th pick / 1963
54 Butch Riley 22 11 0 220 6-2 Texas A&M-Kingsville 3/13/1947 Rook 3 Baltimore Colts / 12th / 310th pick / 1969
66 Don Shinnick 34 6 0 232 6-0 UCLA 5/15/1935 12 3 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 20th pick / 1957
74 Billy Ray Sr. Smith 34 LDT 14 0 240 6-4 Auburn,Arkansas 1/27/1935 12 7 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 26th pick / 1957
78 Bubba Smith 24 LDE 14 0 265 6-7 Michigan St. 2/28/1945 2 7 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 1st pick / 1967
47 Charlie Stukes 26 LCB 14 0 212 6-3 Md-Eastern Shore 9/13/1943 2 6 Baltimore Colts / 4th / 100th pick / 1967
71 Dan Sullivan 30 RG 10 0 250 6-3 Boston Col. 9/1/1939 7 6 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 37th pick / 1962
San Diego Chargers / 10th / 80th pick / 1962
19 Johnny Unitas 36 QB 13 12 194 6-1 Louisville 5/7/1933 13 9 Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 102nd pick / 1955
72 Bob Vogel+ 28 LT 14 0 250 6-5 Ohio St. 9/23/1941 6 12 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 5th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1963
21 Rick Volk* 24 RS 14 0 195 6-3 Michigan 3/15/1945 2 9 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 45th pick / 1967
75 John Williams 24 13 0 256 6-3 Minnesota 10/27/1945 1 3 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 23rd pick / 1968
Team Total 27.0 14 222.3 6-2.5 4.5