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1976 Baltimore Colts

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11-3-0, Finished 1st in AFC East Division  · 1976 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 9.8, Offense: 9.3, Defense: 0.4, SoS: -2.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 417 points (29.8/g), 1st of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 246 points (17.6/g), 13th.
 Differential of 171 points (12.2/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 10.9-3.1.

Coach: Ted Marchibroda (11-3-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Maxie Baughan

Stadium: Memorial Stadium
 Training Camp: Goucher College (Towson, 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 Bert Jones*+ 25 3 14 207 for 343, 3,104 yards, 24 td, 9 int, & 38 rushes for 214 yards and 2 td Baltimore Colts / 1st / 2nd pick / 1973
RB Lydell Mitchell* 27 4 14 289 rushes for 1,200 yards, 5 td, & 60 catches for 555 yards and 3 td Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 48th pick / 1972
FB Roosevelt Leaks 23 1 13 118 rushes for 445 yards, 7 td, & 8 catches for 43 yards and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 5th / 105th pick / 1975
WR Roger Carr* 24 2 14 43 catches for 1,112 yards, 11 td Baltimore Colts / 1st / 24th pick / 1974
WR Glenn Doughty 29 4 14 40 catches for 628 yards, 5 td, & 3 rushes for 7 yards and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 47th pick / 1972
TE Raymond Chester 28 6 14 24 catches for 467 yards, 3 td Oakland Raiders / 1st / 24th pick / 1970
LT Dave Taylor 27 3 14 Baltimore Colts / 5th / 114th pick / 1973
LG Robert Pratt 25 2 14 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 67th pick / 1974
C Ken Mendenhall 28 5 14 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 116th pick / 1970
RG Elmer Collett 32 9 0 San Francisco 49ers / 14th / 208th pick / 1966
RT George Kunz* 29 7 14 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 2nd pick / 1969
 Defensive Starters
LDE Fred Cook 24 2 14 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1974
LDT Mike Barnes 26 3 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 35th pick / 1973
RDT Joe Ehrmann 27 3 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Colts / 1st / 10th pick / 1973
RDE John Dutton*+ 25 2 0 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 5th pick / 1974
LLB Derrel Luce 24 1 14 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 7th / 168th pick / 1975
MLB Jim Cheyunski 31 8 14 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Boston Patriots / 12th / 305th pick / 1968
RLB Stan White 27 4 14 3 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 17th / 438th pick / 1972
LCB Lloyd Mumphord 30 7 13 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Miami Dolphins / 16th / 401st pick / 1969
RCB Nelson Munsey 28 4 8 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered
SS Bruce Laird 26 4 14 0 interceptions, 5 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 6th / 152nd pick / 1972
FS Jackie Wallace 25 2 14 5 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 34th pick / 1973
 Special Teams Starters
K Toni Linhart* 34 4 0 20 of 27 field goals & 49 of 50 extra points
P David Lee 33 10 0 59 punts for a 39.7 average, 0 blocked
PR Howard Stevens 26 3 0 39 punt returns for a 8.1 average and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 16th / 392nd pick / 1973
KR Howard Stevens 26 3 0 30 kick returns for a 23.7 average and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 16th / 392nd pick / 1973

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
63 Mike Barnes 26 LDT 14 14 255 6-6 Miami (FL) 12/24/1950 3 7 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 35th pick / 1973
47 Tim Baylor 22 14 0 195 6-6 Morgan St. 5/23/1954 Rook 3 Baltimore Colts / 10th / 283rd pick / 1976
50 Forrest Blue 31 14 0 261 6-6 Auburn 9/7/1945 8 5 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 15th pick / 1968
81 Roger Carr* 24 WR 14 14 200 6-3 Louisiana Tech 7/1/1952 2 18 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 24th pick / 1974
87 Raymond Chester 28 TE 14 14 232 6-3 Morgan St. 6/28/1948 6 8 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 24th pick / 1970
59 Jim Cheyunski 31 MLB 14 14 225 6-1 Syracuse 12/29/1945 8 7 Boston Patriots / 12th / 305th pick / 1968
66 Elmer Collett 32 RG 14 0 244 6-6 San Francisco St. 11/7/1944 9 10 San Francisco 49ers / 14th / 208th pick / 1966
72 Fred Cook 24 LDE 14 14 244 6-4 Southern Miss 4/15/1952 2 7 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1974
55 Dan Dickel 24 14 0 225 6-3 Iowa 8/24/1952 2 3 Baltimore Colts / 7th / 170th pick / 1974
35 Glenn Doughty 29 WR 14 14 204 6-2 Michigan 1/30/1947 4 10 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 47th pick / 1972
78 John Dutton*+ 25 RDE 14 0 266 6-6 Nebraska 2/6/1951 2 11 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 5th pick / 1974
76 Joe Ehrmann 27 RDT 14 14 260 6-5 Syracuse 3/29/1949 3 7 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 10th pick / 1973
73 Ron Fernandes 25 13 0 251 6-4 East. Michigan 9/11/1951 Rook 3 Miami Dolphins / 10th / 260th pick / 1973
33 Randy Hall 24 13 0 190 6-3 Idaho 2/8/1952 2 3 Baltimore Colts / 13th / 317th pick / 1974
62 Ken Huff 23 8 0 260 6-4 North Carolina 2/21/1953 1 4 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 3rd pick / 1975
7 Bert Jones*+ 25 QB 14 14 210 6-3 LSU 9/7/1951 3 22 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 2nd pick / 1973
85 Jimmie Kennedy 24 14 0 231 6-3 Hiram,Colorado St. 7/30/1952 1 1 Washington Redskins / 9th / 233rd pick / 1974
75 George Kunz* 29 RT 14 14 257 6-5 Notre Dame 7/5/1947 7 16 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 2nd pick / 1969
40 Bruce Laird 26 SS 14 14 193 6-0 American Int. 5/23/1950 4 6 Baltimore Colts / 6th / 152nd pick / 1972
48 Roosevelt Leaks 23 FB 13 13 225 5-10 Texas 1/31/1953 1 6 Baltimore Colts / 5th / 105th pick / 1975
49 David Lee 33 P 14 0 230 6-4 Louisiana Tech 11/8/1943 10 2
34 Ron Lee 23 14 0 226 6-4 West Virginia 9/17/1953 Rook 2 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 90th pick / 1976
2 Toni Linhart* 34 K 14 0 178 6-0 Austria Technical 7/24/1942 4 6
58 Derrel Luce 24 LLB 14 14 226 6-3 Baylor 9/29/1952 1 7 Baltimore Colts / 7th / 168th pick / 1975
23 Don McCauley 27 rb 13 1 211 6-1 North Carolina 5/12/1949 5 8 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 22nd pick / 1971
57 Ken Mendenhall 28 C 14 14 242 6-3 Oklahoma 8/11/1948 5 10 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 116th pick / 1970
26 Lydell Mitchell* 27 RB 14 14 204 5-11 Penn St. 5/30/1949 4 23 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 48th pick / 1972
42 Lloyd Mumphord 30 LCB 13 13 176 5-10 Texas Southern 12/20/1946 7 5 Miami Dolphins / 16th / 401st pick / 1969
31 Nelson Munsey 28 RCB 8 8 188 6-1 Wyoming 7/2/1948 4 3
74 Ken Novak 22 11 0 268 6-7 Purdue 7/3/1954 Rook 3 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 20th pick / 1976
25 Ray Oldham 25 rcb 14 7 200 6-0 Middle Tenn. St. 2/23/1951 3 3 Baltimore Colts / 8th / 189th pick / 1973
61 Robert Pratt 25 LG 14 14 255 6-3 North Carolina 5/25/1951 2 10 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 67th pick / 1974
46 Bryant Salter 26 1 0 195 6-4 Pittsburgh 1/22/1950 5 2 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 115th pick / 1971
86 Freddie Scott 24 10 0 180 6-2 Amherst 8/5/1952 2 1 Baltimore Colts / 7th / 174th pick / 1974
54 Sanders Shiver 22 14 0 227 6-2 Carson-Newman 2/14/1954 Rook 3 Baltimore Colts / 5th / 134th pick / 1976
56 Ed Simonini 22 14 0 210 6-0 Texas A&M 2/2/1954 Rook 3 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 81st pick / 1976
27 Howard Stevens 26 KR 14 0 165 5-5 Randolph-Macon,Louisville 2/9/1950 3 0 New Orleans Saints / 16th / 392nd pick / 1973
64 Dave Taylor 27 LT 14 14 260 6-4 Catawba 10/17/1949 3 10 Baltimore Colts / 5th / 114th pick / 1973
46 Spencer Thomas 25 2 0 185 6-2 Washburn 3/9/1951 1 2
88 Ricky Thompson 22 9 0 176 6-0 Baylor 5/15/1954 Rook 0 Baltimore Colts / 8th / 228th pick / 1976
12 Bill Troup 25 14 0 220 6-5 Virginia,South Carolina 4/2/1951 2 1
67 Bob Van Duyne 24 14 0 243 6-5 Idaho 5/15/1952 2 5 Baltimore Colts / 10th / 240th pick / 1974
20 Jackie Wallace 25 FS 14 14 197 6-3 Arizona 3/13/1951 2 7 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 34th pick / 1973
53 Stan White 27 RLB 14 14 225 6-1 Ohio St. 10/24/1949 4 8 Baltimore Colts / 17th / 438th pick / 1972
Team Total 26.0 14 220.8 6-2.6 3.1