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1973 Baltimore Colts

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4-10-0, Finished 5th in AFC East Division  · 1973 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -8.4, Offense: -2.4, Defense: -5.9, SoS: -0.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 226 points (16.1/g), 20th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 341 points (24.4/g), 21st.
 Differential of -115 points (-8.2/g), 21st.  Expected W-L: 3.8-10.2.

Coach: Howard Schnellenberger (4-10-0)

Stadium: Memorial Stadium (Baltimore)
 Training Camp: Towson University (Towson, Maryland)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Marty Domres 26 4 9 93 for 191, 1,153 yards, 9 td, 13 int, & 32 rushes for 126 yards and 2 td San Diego Chargers / 1st / 9th pick / 1969
RB Lydell Mitchell 24 1 11 253 rushes for 963 yards, 2 td, & 17 catches for 113 yards and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 48th pick / 1972
FB Don McCauley 24 2 12 144 rushes for 514 yards, 2 td, & 25 catches for 186 yards and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 1st / 22nd pick / 1971
WR Glenn Doughty 26 1 14 25 catches for 587 yards, 4 td, & 10 rushes for 96 yards and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 47th pick / 1972
WR Cotton Speyrer 24 1 10 17 catches for 311 yards, 4 td, & 1 rush for 1 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 2nd / 38th pick / 1971
TE Raymond Chester 25 3 10 18 catches for 181 yards, 1 td, & 1 rush for 1 yards and 0 td Oakland Raiders / 1st / 24th pick / 1970
LT Tom Drougas 24 1 10 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 22nd pick / 1972
LG Glenn Ressler 30 8 14 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 17th pick / 1965
Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 36th pick / 1965
C Ken Mendenhall 25 2 13 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 116th pick / 1970
RG Elmer Collett 29 6 14 San Francisco 49ers / 14th / 208th pick / 1966
RT Dennis Nelson 27 3 14 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 77th pick / 1969
 Defensive Starters
LDE Mike Barnes 23 Rook 12 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 35th pick / 1973
LDT Jim Bailey 25 3 14 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 44th pick / 1970
RDT Joe Ehrmann 24 Rook 9 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 10th pick / 1973
RDE Joe Schmiesing 28 5 11 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 96th pick / 1968
LLB Ted Hendricks* 26 4 14 3 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1969
MLB Mike Curtis 30 8 7 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 1st / 14th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 21st pick / 1965
RLB Stan White 24 1 14 4 interceptions, 5 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 17th / 438th pick / 1972
LCB Rex Kern 24 2 8 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Colts / 10th / 260th pick / 1971
RCB Nelson Munsey 25 1 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
SS Jack Mildren 24 1 12 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 46th pick / 1972
FS Rick Volk 28 6 14 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 45th pick / 1967
 Special Teams Starters
K George Hunt 24 Rook 0 16 of 28 field goals & 22 of 24 extra points Cleveland Browns / 5th / 122nd pick / 1972
P David Lee 30 7 0 62 punts for a 38.7 average, 2 blocked
PR Bruce Laird 23 1 6 15 punt returns for a 4.8 average and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 6th / 152nd pick / 1972
KR Bruce Laird 23 1 6 24 kick returns for a 22.8 average and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 6th / 152nd pick / 1972

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
73 Richard Amman 23 14 2 245 6-5 Florida St. 9/21/1950 1 3 Dallas Cowboys / 10th / 260th pick / 1972
88 John Andrews 25 8 1 227 6-3 Indiana 11/2/1948 1 0 Baltimore Colts / 5th / 130th pick / 1971
79 Jim Bailey 25 LDT 14 14 253 6-4 Kansas 6/9/1948 3 5 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 44th pick / 1970
63 Mike Barnes 23 LDE 14 12 255 6-6 Miami (FL) 12/24/1950 Rook 5 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 35th pick / 1973
59 Stan Cherry 23 3 0 200 6-5 Morgan St. 11/2/1950 Rook 2
87 Raymond Chester 25 TE 13 10 232 6-3 Morgan St. 6/28/1948 3 2 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 24th pick / 1970
66 Elmer Collett 29 RG 14 14 244 6-6 San Francisco St. 11/7/1944 6 6 San Francisco 49ers / 14th / 208th pick / 1966
32 Mike Curtis 30 MLB 7 7 232 6-3 Duke 3/27/1943 8 5 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 14th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 21st pick / 1965
14 Marty Domres 26 QB 11 9 220 6-4 Columbia 4/17/1947 4 6 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 9th pick / 1969
35 Glenn Doughty 26 WR 14 14 204 6-2 Michigan 1/30/1947 1 9 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 47th pick / 1972
74 Tom Drougas 24 LT 13 10 257 6-4 Oregon 12/25/1949 1 6 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 22nd pick / 1972
76 Joe Ehrmann 24 RDT 12 9 260 6-5 Syracuse 3/29/1949 Rook 3 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 10th pick / 1973
27 Hubert Ginn 26 9 0 185 5-10 Florida A&M 1/4/1947 3 0 Miami Dolphins / 9th / 211th pick / 1970
17 Sam Havrilak 26 14 0 195 6-2 Bucknell 12/13/1947 4 0 Baltimore Colts / 8th / 207th pick / 1969
83 Ted Hendricks* 26 LLB 14 14 220 6-7 Miami (FL) 11/1/1947 4 7 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1969
29 Brian Herosian 23 12 0 200 6-3 Connecticut 9/14/1950 Rook 2
85 Roy Hilton 30 13 8 240 6-6 Jackson St. 3/23/1943 8 2 Houston Oilers / 8th / 59th pick / 1965
Baltimore Colts / 15th / 210th pick / 1965
54 Fred Hoaglin 29 14 1 250 6-4 Pittsburgh 1/28/1944 7 3 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 93rd pick / 1966
10 George Hunt 24 K 14 0 215 6-1 Tennessee 8/3/1949 Rook 1 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 122nd pick / 1972
61 Cornelius Johnson 30 12 0 245 6-2 Virginia Union 7/12/1943 5 3 Baltimore Colts / 8th / 204th pick / 1967
7 Bert Jones 22 qb 8 5 210 6-3 LSU 9/7/1951 Rook 3 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 2nd pick / 1973
52 Michael Kaczmarek 22 14 4 235 6-4 Southern Illinois 10/31/1951 Rook 3
44 Rex Kern 24 LCB 14 8 190 5-11 Ohio St. 5/28/1949 2 5 Baltimore Colts / 10th / 260th pick / 1971
40 Bruce Laird 23 KR 12 6 193 6-0 American Int. 5/23/1950 1 2 Baltimore Colts / 6th / 152nd pick / 1972
49 David Lee 30 P 14 0 230 6-4 Louisiana Tech 11/8/1943 7 1
56 Ray May 28 3 0 230 6-1 USC 6/4/1945 6 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 89th pick / 1967
23 Don McCauley 24 FB 13 12 211 6-1 North Carolina 5/12/1949 2 7 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 22nd pick / 1971
57 Ken Mendenhall 25 C 13 13 242 6-3 Oklahoma 8/11/1948 2 5 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 116th pick / 1970
11 Jack Mildren 24 SS 14 12 200 6-1 Oklahoma 10/10/1949 1 5 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 46th pick / 1972
26 Lydell Mitchell 24 RB 14 11 204 5-11 Penn St. 5/30/1949 1 9 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 48th pick / 1972
84 Tom Mitchell 29 13 8 215 6-2 Bucknell 8/22/1944 7 4 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 58th pick / 1966
58 Ed Mooney 28 13 3 225 6-2 Texas Tech 2/26/1945 5 3 Detroit Lions / 4th / 93rd pick / 1968
31 Nelson Munsey 25 RCB 14 14 188 6-1 Wyoming 7/2/1948 1 5
50 Dan Neal 24 5 0 250 6-4 Kentucky 8/30/1949 Rook 2 Baltimore Colts / 11th / 270th pick / 1973
68 Dennis Nelson 27 RT 14 14 260 6-5 Illinois St. 2/2/1946 3 6 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 77th pick / 1969
48 Don Nottingham 24 3 3 210 5-10 Kent St. 6/28/1949 2 1 Baltimore Colts / 17th / 441st pick / 1971
25 Ray Oldham 22 db 11 2 200 6-0 Middle Tenn. St. 2/23/1951 Rook 2 Baltimore Colts / 8th / 189th pick / 1973
38 Bill Olds 22 13 1 224 6-1 Nebraska 2/21/1951 Rook 1 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 61st pick / 1973
62 Glenn Ressler 30 LG 14 14 250 6-3 Penn St. 5/21/1943 8 6 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 17th pick / 1965
Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 36th pick / 1965
75 Joe Schmiesing 28 RDE 14 11 245 6-4 Minnesota,New Mexico St. 4/1/1945 5 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 96th pick / 1968
80 Ollie Smith 24 7 0 203 6-3 Tennessee St. 3/8/1949 Rook 0 Baltimore Colts / 4th / 85th pick / 1973
28 Cotton Speyrer 24 WR 14 10 175 6-0 Texas 4/29/1949 1 5 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 38th pick / 1971
64 Dave Taylor 24 13 4 260 6-4 Catawba 10/17/1949 Rook 3 Baltimore Colts / 5th / 114th pick / 1973
21 Rick Volk 28 FS 14 14 195 6-3 Michigan 3/15/1945 6 6 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 45th pick / 1967
53 Stan White 24 RLB 14 14 225 6-1 Ohio St. 10/24/1949 1 7 Baltimore Colts / 17th / 438th pick / 1972
65 Bill Windauer 24 2 0 250 6-4 Iowa 11/22/1949 Rook 2 Baltimore Colts / 8th / 191st pick / 1973
Team Total 25.4 14 223.9 6-2.7 2.6