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1977 Baltimore Colts

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10-4-0, AFC East Division  · 1977 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 5.0, Offense: 3.6, Defense: 1.5, SoS: -0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 295 points (21.1/g), 6th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 221 points (15.8/g), 11th.
 Differential of 74 points (5.3/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 9.3-4.7.

Coach: Ted Marchibroda (10-4-0)
 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 26 4 14 224 for 393, 2,686 yards, 17 td, 11 int, & 28 rushes for 146 yards and 2 td Baltimore Colts / 1st / 2nd pick / 1973
RB Lydell Mitchell* 28 5 14 301 rushes for 1,159 yards, 3 td, & 71 catches for 620 yards and 4 td Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 48th pick / 1972
FB Roosevelt Leaks 24 2 10 59 rushes for 237 yards, 3 td, & 3 catches for 39 yards and 1 td Baltimore Colts / 5th / 105th pick / 1975
WR Glenn Doughty 30 5 13 28 catches for 435 yards, 4 td, & 2 rushes for 11 yards and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 47th pick / 1972
WR Freddie Scott 25 3 14 18 catches for 267 yards, 2 td Baltimore Colts / 7th / 174th pick / 1974
TE Raymond Chester 29 7 14 31 catches for 556 yards, 3 td Oakland Raiders / 1st / 24th pick / 1970
LT Dave Taylor 28 4 14 Baltimore Colts / 5th / 114th pick / 1973
LG Robert Pratt 26 3 14 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 67th pick / 1974
C Ken Mendenhall 29 6 14 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 116th pick / 1970
RG Ken Huff 24 2 9 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 3rd pick / 1975
RT George Kunz* 30 8 14 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 2nd pick / 1969
 Defensive Starters
LDE Fred Cook 25 3 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1974
LDT Mike Barnes* 27 4 14 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 35th pick / 1973
RDT Joe Ehrmann 28 4 8 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 10th pick / 1973
RDE John Dutton* 26 3 11 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Colts / 1st / 5th pick / 1974
LLB Tom MacLeod 26 4 14 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 74th pick / 1973
MLB Ed Simonini 23 1 14 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 81st pick / 1976
RLB Stan White 28 5 14 7 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Colts / 17th / 438th pick / 1972
LCB Norm Thompson 32 6 14 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 17th pick / 1971
RCB Nelson Munsey 29 5 13 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
SS Bruce Laird 27 5 14 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 6th / 152nd pick / 1972
FS Lyle Blackwood 26 4 14 10 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 9th / 217th pick / 1973
 Special Teams Starters
K Toni Linhart* 35 5 0 17 of 26 field goals & 32 of 35 extra points
P David Lee 34 11 0 82 punts for a 38.3 average, 2 blocked
PR Howard Stevens 27 4 0 34 punt returns for a 8.9 average and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 16th / 392nd pick / 1973
KR Bruce Laird 27 5 14 24 kick returns for a 22.5 average and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 6th / 152nd pick / 1972

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
83 Mack Alston 30 14 0 230 6-2 Md-Eastern Shore 4/27/1947 7 0 Washington Redskins / 11th / 277th pick / 1970
63 Mike Barnes* 27 LDT 14 14 255 6-6 Miami (FL) 12/24/1950 4 9 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 35th pick / 1973
47 Tim Baylor 23 13 0 195 6-6 Morgan St. 5/23/1954 1 3 Baltimore Colts / 10th / 283rd pick / 1976
44 Lyle Blackwood 26 FS 14 14 190 6-1 TCU 5/24/1951 4 13 Denver Broncos / 9th / 217th pick / 1973
50 Forrest Blue 32 14 0 261 6-6 Auburn 9/7/1945 9 4 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 15th pick / 1968
81 Roger Carr 25 7 0 200 6-3 Louisiana Tech 7/1/1952 3 3 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 24th pick / 1974
87 Raymond Chester 29 TE 14 14 232 6-3 Morgan St. 6/28/1948 7 8 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 24th pick / 1970
66 Elmer Collett 33 5 5 244 6-6 San Francisco St. 11/7/1944 10 3 San Francisco 49ers / 14th / 208th pick / 1966
72 Fred Cook 25 LDE 14 14 244 6-4 Southern Miss 4/15/1952 3 8 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1974
55 Dan Dickel 25 14 0 225 6-3 Iowa 8/24/1952 3 4 Baltimore Colts / 7th / 170th pick / 1974
35 Glenn Doughty 30 WR 13 13 204 6-2 Michigan 1/30/1947 5 6 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 47th pick / 1972
78 John Dutton* 26 RDE 12 11 266 6-6 Nebraska 2/6/1951 3 10 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 5th pick / 1974
76 Joe Ehrmann 28 RDT 9 8 260 6-5 Syracuse 3/29/1949 4 4 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 10th pick / 1973
73 Ron Fernandes 26 rdt 14 7 251 6-4 East. Michigan 9/11/1951 1 5 Miami Dolphins / 10th / 260th pick / 1973
69 Wade Griffin 23 14 0 260 6-5 Mississippi 8/7/1954 Rook 4
28 Perry Griggs 23 1 0 183 5-10 Troy 9/17/1954 Rook 0 New York Jets / 5th / 116th pick / 1977
62 Ken Huff 24 RG 14 9 260 6-4 North Carolina 2/21/1953 2 5 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 3rd pick / 1975
79 Greg Johnson 24 2 0 240 6-4 Florida St. 12/3/1953 Rook 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 135th pick / 1976
80 Marshall Johnson 25 3 0 191 6-1 Houston 11/1/1952 2 0 Baltimore Colts / 4th / 80th pick / 1975
7 Bert Jones 26 QB 14 14 210 6-3 LSU 9/7/1951 4 15 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 2nd pick / 1973
85 Jimmie Kennedy 25 9 0 231 6-3 Hiram,Colorado St. 7/30/1952 2 0 Washington Redskins / 9th / 233rd pick / 1974
75 George Kunz* 30 RT 14 14 257 6-5 Notre Dame 7/5/1947 8 12 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 2nd pick / 1969
40 Bruce Laird 27 KR 14 14 193 6-0 American Int. 5/23/1950 5 7 Baltimore Colts / 6th / 152nd pick / 1972
48 Roosevelt Leaks 24 FB 11 10 225 5-10 Texas 1/31/1953 2 3 Baltimore Colts / 5th / 105th pick / 1975
49 David Lee 34 P 14 0 230 6-4 Louisiana Tech 11/8/1943 11 2
34 Ron Lee 24 rb 13 4 226 6-4 West Virginia 9/17/1953 1 4 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 90th pick / 1976
2 Toni Linhart* 35 K 14 0 178 6-0 Austria Technical 7/24/1942 5 4
58 Derrel Luce 25 12 0 226 6-3 Baylor 9/29/1952 2 4 Baltimore Colts / 7th / 168th pick / 1975
52 Tom MacLeod 26 LLB 14 14 225 6-3 Minnesota 1/10/1951 4 8 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 74th pick / 1973
23 Don McCauley 28 14 0 211 6-1 North Carolina 5/12/1949 6 9 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 22nd pick / 1971
57 Ken Mendenhall 29 C 14 14 242 6-3 Oklahoma 8/11/1948 6 7 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 116th pick / 1970
26 Lydell Mitchell* 28 RB 14 14 204 5-11 Penn St. 5/30/1949 5 20 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 48th pick / 1972
42 Lloyd Mumphord 31 2 0 176 5-10 Texas Southern 12/20/1946 8 2 Miami Dolphins / 16th / 401st pick / 1969
31 Nelson Munsey 29 RCB 13 13 188 6-1 Wyoming 7/2/1948 5 7
30 Doug Nettles 26 db 14 1 179 6-0 Vanderbilt 8/13/1951 3 2 Baltimore Colts / 5th / 129th pick / 1974
74 Ken Novak 23 12 2 268 6-7 Purdue 7/3/1954 1 4 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 20th pick / 1976
25 Ray Oldham 26 14 0 200 6-0 Middle Tenn. St. 2/23/1951 4 3 Baltimore Colts / 8th / 189th pick / 1973
61 Robert Pratt 26 LG 14 14 255 6-3 North Carolina 5/25/1951 3 7 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 67th pick / 1974
28 Howard Satterwhite 24 1 0 185 5-11 Sam Houston St. 5/24/1953 1 0
86 Freddie Scott 25 WR 14 14 180 6-2 Amherst 8/5/1952 3 4 Baltimore Colts / 7th / 174th pick / 1974
54 Sanders Shiver 23 14 0 227 6-2 Carson-Newman 2/14/1954 1 4 Baltimore Colts / 5th / 134th pick / 1976
56 Ed Simonini 23 MLB 14 14 210 6-0 Texas A&M 2/2/1954 1 9 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 81st pick / 1976
27 Howard Stevens 27 PR 12 0 165 5-5 Randolph-Macon,Louisville 2/9/1950 4 0 New Orleans Saints / 16th / 392nd pick / 1973
64 Dave Taylor 28 LT 14 14 260 6-4 Catawba 10/17/1949 4 7 Baltimore Colts / 5th / 114th pick / 1973
43 Norm Thompson 32 LCB 14 14 180 6-1 Utah 3/5/1945 6 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 17th pick / 1971
88 Ricky Thompson 23 5 1 176 6-0 Baylor 5/15/1954 1 0 Baltimore Colts / 8th / 228th pick / 1976
12 Bill Troup 26 14 0 220 6-5 Virginia,South Carolina 4/2/1951 3 0
67 Bob Van Duyne 25 9 0 243 6-5 Idaho 5/15/1952 3 3 Baltimore Colts / 10th / 240th pick / 1974
53 Stan White 28 RLB 14 14 225 6-1 Ohio St. 10/24/1949 5 10 Baltimore Colts / 17th / 438th pick / 1972
Team Total 26.7 14 220.1 6-2.4 3.8