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1970 Baltimore Colts

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11-2-1, Finished 1st in AFC East Division  · 1970 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 0.4, Offense: 0.9, Defense: -0.5, SoS: -5.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 321 points (22.9/g), 6th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 234 points (16.7/g), 7th.
 Differential of 87 points (6.2/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 9.5-4.5.

Coach: Don McCafferty (11-2-1)

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 37 14 13 166 for 321, 2,213 yards, 14 td, 18 int, & 9 rushes for 16 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 102nd pick / 1955
RB Norm Bulaich 24 Rook 12 139 rushes for 426 yards, 3 td, & 11 catches for 123 yards and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 1st / 18th pick / 1970
FB Jerry Hill 31 9 6 36 rushes for 115 yards, 2 td, & 8 catches for 62 yards and 0 td Denver Broncos / 2nd / 9th pick / 1961
Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 35th pick / 1961
WR Eddie Hinton 23 1 13 47 catches for 733 yards, 5 td, & 5 rushes for 58 yards and 2 td Baltimore Colts / 1st / 25th pick / 1969
WR Roy Jefferson 27 5 14 44 catches for 749 yards, 7 td, & 4 rushes for 47 yards and 0 td San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 14th pick / 1965
Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 18th pick / 1965
TE John Mackey 29 7 11 28 catches for 435 yards, 3 td Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 19th pick / 1963
New York Jets / 5th / 35th pick / 1963
LT Bob Vogel 29 7 14 2 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 1st / 5th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1963
LG Glenn Ressler 27 5 11 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 17th pick / 1965
Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 36th pick / 1965
C Bill Curry 28 5 12 Oakland Raiders / 23rd / 183rd pick / 1964
Green Bay Packers / 20th / 279th pick / 1964
RG John Williams 25 2 14 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 23rd pick / 1968
RT Dan Sullivan 31 8 14 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 37th pick / 1962
San Diego Chargers / 10th / 80th pick / 1962
 Defensive Starters
LDE Bubba Smith* 25 3 14 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 1st pick / 1967
LDT Billy Ray Sr. Smith 35 13 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 26th pick / 1957
RDT Fred Miller 30 7 11 Baltimore Colts / 7th / 93rd pick / 1962
Oakland Raiders / 26th / 201st pick / 1962
RDE Roy Hilton 27 5 8 Houston Oilers / 8th / 59th pick / 1965
Baltimore Colts / 15th / 210th pick / 1965
LLB Bob Grant 24 2 10 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 50th pick / 1968
MLB Mike Curtis* 27 5 14 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 1st / 14th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 21st pick / 1965
RLB Ted Hendricks 23 1 14 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1969
LCB Charlie Stukes 27 3 8 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 4th / 100th pick / 1967
RCB Tommy Maxwell 23 1 10 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 51st pick / 1969
SS Jerry Logan* 29 7 14 6 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 4th / 47th pick / 1963
Oakland Raiders / 9th / 65th pick / 1963
FS Rick Volk 25 3 12 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 45th pick / 1967
 Special Teams Starters
K Jim O'Brien 23 Rook 0 19 of 34 field goals & 36 of 38 extra points Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 70th pick / 1970
P David Lee 27 4 0 63 punts for a 44.7 average, 1 blocked
PR Ron Gardin 26 Rook 0 28 punt returns for a 11.8 average and 1 td Baltimore Colts / 6th / 148th pick / 1970
KR Jim Duncan 24 1 10 20 kick returns for a 35.4 average and 1 td Baltimore Colts / 4th / 107th pick / 1968

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
65 Jim Bailey 22 10 3 253 6-4 Kansas 6/9/1948 Rook 4 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 44th pick / 1970
73 Sam Ball 26 12 2 250 6-4 Kentucky 6/1/1944 4 4 New York Jets / 2nd / 14th pick / 1966
Baltimore Colts / 1st / 15th pick / 1966
36 Norm Bulaich 24 RB 12 12 218 6-1 TCU 12/25/1946 Rook 6 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 18th pick / 1970
48 Larry Conjar 25 3 1 214 6-1 Notre Dame 10/28/1945 3 0 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 46th pick / 1967
50 Bill Curry 28 C 14 12 235 6-3 Georgia Tech 10/21/1942 5 7 Oakland Raiders / 23rd / 183rd pick / 1964
Green Bay Packers / 20th / 279th pick / 1964
32 Mike Curtis* 27 MLB 14 14 232 6-3 Duke 3/27/1943 5 11 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 14th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 21st pick / 1965
25 Tom Curtis 23 10 2 196 6-1 Michigan 11/1/1947 Rook 4 Baltimore Colts / 14th / 356th pick / 1970
35 Jim Duncan 24 KR 14 10 200 6-2 Md-Eastern Shore 8/3/1946 1 1 Baltimore Colts / 4th / 107th pick / 1968
30 Ron Gardin 26 PR 13 0 180 5-11 Cameron,Arizona 9/25/1944 Rook 1 Baltimore Colts / 6th / 148th pick / 1970
54 Tom Goode 32 1 0 245 6-3 Mississippi St. 12/1/1938 8 3 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 16th pick / 1961
Detroit Lions / 17th / 234th pick / 1961
51 Bob Grant 24 LLB 14 10 225 6-2 Wake Forest 10/14/1946 2 9 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 50th pick / 1968
17 Sam Havrilak 23 13 1 195 6-2 Bucknell 12/13/1947 1 4 Baltimore Colts / 8th / 207th pick / 1969
83 Ted Hendricks 23 RLB 14 14 220 6-7 Miami (FL) 11/1/1947 1 8 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1969
45 Jerry Hill 31 FB 12 6 210 5-11 Wyoming 10/12/1939 9 2 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 9th pick / 1961
Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 35th pick / 1961
85 Roy Hilton 27 RDE 14 8 240 6-6 Jackson St. 3/23/1943 5 7 Houston Oilers / 8th / 59th pick / 1965
Baltimore Colts / 15th / 210th pick / 1965
33 Eddie Hinton 23 WR 13 13 200 6-0 Oklahoma 6/26/1947 1 9 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 25th pick / 1969
87 Roy Jefferson 27 WR 14 14 195 6-2 Utah 11/9/1943 5 10 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 14th pick / 1965
Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 18th pick / 1965
61 Cornelius Johnson 27 14 2 245 6-2 Virginia Union 7/12/1943 2 4 Baltimore Colts / 8th / 204th pick / 1967
49 David Lee 27 P 14 0 230 6-4 Louisiana Tech 11/8/1943 4 3
20 Jerry Logan* 29 SS 14 14 185 6-1 West Texas A&M 8/27/1941 7 13 Baltimore Colts / 4th / 47th pick / 1963
Oakland Raiders / 9th / 65th pick / 1963
88 John Mackey 29 TE 14 11 224 6-2 Syracuse 9/24/1941 7 5 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 19th pick / 1963
New York Jets / 5th / 35th pick / 1963
23 Jack Maitland 22 14 2 211 6-2 Williams 2/8/1948 Rook 3 Baltimore Colts / 16th / 408th pick / 1970
41 Tom Matte 31 2 2 214 6-0 Ohio St. 6/14/1939 9 0 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 7th pick / 1961
New York Titans / 5th / 37th pick / 1961
42 Tommy Maxwell 23 RCB 14 10 195 6-2 Texas A&M 5/5/1947 1 7 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 51st pick / 1969
56 Ray May 25 14 4 230 6-1 USC 6/4/1945 3 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 89th pick / 1967
76 Fred Miller 30 RDT 12 11 250 6-3 LSU 8/8/1940 7 7 Baltimore Colts / 7th / 93rd pick / 1962
Oakland Raiders / 26th / 201st pick / 1962
84 Tom Mitchell 26 14 3 215 6-2 Bucknell 8/22/1944 4 3 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 58th pick / 1966
15 Earl Morrall 36 qb 14 1 205 6-1 Michigan St. 5/17/1934 14 3 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1956
68 Dennis Nelson 24 6 1 260 6-5 Illinois St. 2/2/1946 Rook 3 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 77th pick / 1969
81 Billy Newsome 22 14 6 250 6-4 Grambling St. 3/2/1948 Rook 4 Baltimore Colts / 5th / 122nd pick / 1970
52 Robbie Nichols 24 14 0 220 6-3 Tulsa 11/17/1946 Rook 4
34 Tom Nowatzke 28 11 4 230 6-3 Indiana 9/30/1942 5 3 New York Jets / 1st / 4th pick / 1965
Detroit Lions / 1st / 11th pick / 1965
80 Jim O'Brien 23 K 14 0 195 6-0 Cincinnati 2/2/1947 Rook 2 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 70th pick / 1970
28 Jimmy Orr 35 8 1 185 5-11 Wake Forest,Clemson,Georgia 10/4/1935 12 2 Los Angeles Rams / 25th / 291st pick / 1957
27 Ray Perkins 29 11 0 183 6-3 Alabama 12/6/1941 3 2 Baltimore Colts / 7th / 110th pick / 1966
62 Glenn Ressler 27 LG 13 11 250 6-3 Penn St. 5/21/1943 5 7 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 17th pick / 1965
Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 36th pick / 1965
74 Billy Ray Sr. Smith 35 LDT 14 14 240 6-4 Auburn,Arkansas 1/27/1935 13 8 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 26th pick / 1957
78 Bubba Smith* 25 LDE 14 14 265 6-7 Michigan St. 2/28/1945 3 9 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 1st pick / 1967
47 Charlie Stukes 27 LCB 11 8 212 6-3 Md-Eastern Shore 9/13/1943 3 8 Baltimore Colts / 4th / 100th pick / 1967
71 Dan Sullivan 31 RT 14 14 250 6-3 Boston Col. 9/1/1939 8 7 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 37th pick / 1962
San Diego Chargers / 10th / 80th pick / 1962
19 Johnny Unitas 37 QB 14 13 194 6-1 Louisville 5/7/1933 14 10 Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 102nd pick / 1955
72 Bob Vogel 29 LT 14 14 250 6-5 Ohio St. 9/23/1941 7 7 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 5th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1963
21 Rick Volk 25 FS 12 12 195 6-3 Michigan 3/15/1945 3 9 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 45th pick / 1967
75 John Williams 25 RG 14 14 256 6-3 Minnesota 10/27/1945 2 7 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 23rd pick / 1968
60 George Wright 23 2 0 265 6-3 Sam Houston St. 3/3/1947 Rook 3 Baltimore Colts / 9th / 210th pick / 1969
Team Total 26.9 14 222.5 6-2.5 4.1