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1980 St. Louis Cardinals

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5-11-0, Finished 4th in NFC East Division  · 1980 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -2.4, Offense: -1.7, Defense: -0.7, SoS: 0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 299 points (18.7/g), 19th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 350 points (21.9/g), 21st.
 Differential of -51 points (-3.2/g), 20th.  Expected W-L: 6.5-9.5.

Coach: Jim Hanifan (5-11-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Tom Bettis

Stadium: Civic Center Busch Memorial Stadium
 Training Camp: Lindenwoods Colleges (St. Charles, Missouri)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Jim Hart 36 14 15 228 for 425, 2,946 yards, 16 td, 20 int, & 9 rushes for 11 yards and 0 td
RB Ottis Anderson* 23 1 16 301 rushes for 1,352 yards, 9 td, & 36 catches for 308 yards and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 8th pick / 1979
FB Wayne Morris 26 4 16 117 rushes for 456 yards, 6 td, & 15 catches for 110 yards and 1 td St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 141st pick / 1976
WR Mel Gray 32 9 16 40 catches for 709 yards, 3 td, & 1 rush for -3 yards and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 6th / 147th pick / 1971
WR Pat Tilley* 27 4 14 68 catches for 966 yards, 6 td St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 114th pick / 1976
TE Doug Marsh 22 Rook 16 22 catches for 269 yards, 4 td St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1980
LT George Collins 25 2 9 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 96th pick / 1978
LG Barney Cotton 24 1 9 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 59th pick / 1979
C Tom Brahaney 29 7 16 St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 109th pick / 1973
RG Joe Bostic 23 1 15 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 64th pick / 1979
RT Dan Dierdorf* 31 9 16 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1971
 Defensive Starters
LDE Bob Pollard 32 9 16 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 11th / 262nd pick / 1971
NT Rush Brown 26 Rook 10 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 10th / 255th pick / 1980
RDE Ron Yankowski 34 9 13 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 199th pick / 1971
LOLB Steve Neils 29 6 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 111th pick / 1974
LILB Eric Williams 25 3 12 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 216th pick / 1977
RILB Tim Kearney 30 8 12 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 83rd pick / 1972
ROLB Mark Arneson 31 8 15 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1972
LCB Carl Allen 25 3 10 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 11th / 299th pick / 1977
RCB Roger Wehrli 33 11 16 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 19th pick / 1969
SS Lee Nelson 26 4 10 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 15th / 420th pick / 1976
FS Ken Stone 30 7 9 5 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 10th / 245th pick / 1973
 Special Teams Starters
K Neil O'Donoghue 27 3 0 11 of 15 field goals & 18 of 18 extra points Buffalo Bills / 5th / 127th pick / 1977
P Larry Swider 25 1 0 99 punts for a 41.5 average, 1 blocked Denver Broncos / 7th / 185th pick / 1977
PR Mark Bell 23 Rook 0 21 punt returns for a 9.3 average and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 130th pick / 1979
KR Roy Green 23 1 6 32 kick returns for a 23.3 average and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 89th pick / 1979

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
67 Bill Acker 24 nt 16 4 255 6-3 Texas 11/7/1956 Rook 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 6th / 142nd pick / 1980
27 Carl Allen 25 LCB 16 10 185 6-0 Southern Miss 12/21/1955 3 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 11th / 299th pick / 1977
32 Ottis Anderson* 23 RB 16 16 220 6-2 Miami (FL) 1/19/1957 1 11 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 8th pick / 1979
57 Mark Arneson 31 ROLB 16 15 220 6-2 Arizona 9/9/1949 8 8 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1972
52 Charles Baker 23 lb 16 1 226 6-2 New Mexico 9/26/1957 Rook 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 81st pick / 1980
54 Tom Banks 32 rg 6 6 245 6-1 Auburn 8/20/1948 9 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 189th pick / 1970
58 John Barefield 25 6 0 224 6-2 Texas A&M-Kingsville 3/23/1955 2 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1978
81 Mark Bell 23 PR 11 0 175 5-9 Colorado St. 6/14/1957 Rook 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 130th pick / 1979
71 Joe Bostic 23 LG 16 15 265 6-3 Clemson 4/20/1957 1 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 64th pick / 1979
51 Tom Brahaney 29 C 16 16 245 6-2 Oklahoma 10/23/1951 7 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 109th pick / 1973
65 Jon Brooks 23 1 0 215 6-2 Clemson 6/22/1957 1 0 Detroit Lions / 4th / 92nd pick / 1979
69 Rush Brown 26 NT 16 10 257 6-2 Ball St. 6/27/1954 Rook 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 10th / 255th pick / 1980
33 Theotis Brown 23 16 0 225 6-2 UCLA 4/20/1957 1 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 35th pick / 1979
64 Randy Clark 23 8 0 260 6-3 Northern Illinois 7/27/1957 Rook 1 Chicago Bears / 8th / 215th pick / 1980
61 Ron Coder 26 g 11 2 250 6-4 Penn St. 5/24/1954 4 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 70th pick / 1976
44 Tim Collier 26 db 12 5 172 6-0 Texas A&M-Commerce 5/31/1954 4 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 9th / 249th pick / 1976
66 George Collins 25 LT 16 9 257 6-2 Georgia 12/9/1955 2 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 96th pick / 1978
80 Chris Combs 22 16 0 238 6-4 New Mexico 3/17/1958 Rook 0 Houston Oilers / 4th / 106th pick / 1980
60 Barney Cotton 24 LG 16 9 264 6-5 Nebraska 9/30/1956 1 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 59th pick / 1979
63 Kirby Criswell 23 4 0 238 6-5 Kansas 8/31/1957 Rook 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 31st pick / 1980
73 Mike Dawson 27 dt 4 4 270 6-4 Arizona 10/16/1953 4 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 22nd pick / 1976
72 Dan Dierdorf* 31 RT 16 16 275 6-3 Michigan 6/29/1949 9 10 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1971
59 Calvin Favron 23 lilb 16 7 225 6-1 SE Louisiana 7/3/1957 1 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 46th pick / 1979
70 Mark Goodspeed 24 3 0 270 6-5 Nebraska 12/1/1956 Rook 0 Miami Dolphins / 9th / 239th pick / 1980
85 Mel Gray 32 WR 16 16 175 5-9 Missouri 9/28/1948 9 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 6th / 147th pick / 1971
25 Roy Green 23 fs 15 6 195 6-0 Henderson St. 6/30/1957 1 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 89th pick / 1979
37 Ken Greene 24 SS 12 8 203 6-3 Washington St. 5/8/1956 2 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 19th pick / 1978
75 Curtis Greer 23 de 11 2 255 6-4 Michigan 11/10/1957 Rook 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 6th pick / 1980
39 Willard Harrell 28 16 0 162 5-8 Pacific 9/16/1952 5 1 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 58th pick / 1975
17 Jim Hart 36 QB 15 15 215 6-1 Southern Illinois 4/29/1944 14 9
56 Tim Kearney 30 RILB 13 12 227 6-2 Northern Michigan 11/5/1950 8 6 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 83rd pick / 1972
46 Jeff Lee 25 4 0 195 6-2 Nebraska 5/23/1955 Rook 0
74 Oudious Lee 24 1 0 253 6-1 Nebraska 6/14/1956 Rook 0
16 Rusty Lisch 24 2 0 213 6-3 Notre Dame 12/21/1956 Rook 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 89th pick / 1980
12 Steve Little 24 6 0 180 6-0 Arkansas 2/19/1956 2 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 15th pick / 1978
40 Randy Love 24 16 0 208 6-1 Houston 9/30/1956 1 0 New England Patriots / 8th / 216th pick / 1979
14 Mike Loyd 24 qb 5 1 216 6-2 Kansas,Tulsa,Missouri Southern 5/6/1956 Rook 0
87 Doug Marsh 22 TE 16 16 236 6-3 Michigan 6/18/1958 Rook 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1980
76 Stafford Mays 22 16 0 252 6-2 Washington 3/13/1958 Rook 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 9th / 225th pick / 1980
50 Jeff McIntyre 26 lb 10 2 232 6-3 Arizona St. 9/20/1954 1 2 Denver Broncos / 6th / 148th pick / 1979
24 Wayne Morris 26 FB 16 16 207 6-0 SMU 5/3/1954 4 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 141st pick / 1976
53 Steve Neils 29 LOLB 14 14 217 6-2 Minnesota 5/2/1951 6 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 111th pick / 1974
38 Lee Nelson 26 SS 16 10 185 5-10 Florida St. 1/30/1954 4 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 15th / 420th pick / 1976
11 Neil O'Donoghue 27 K 10 0 208 6-6 St. Bernard,Auburn 6/18/1953 3 3 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 127th pick / 1977
65 Brad Oates 27 lt 10 5 274 6-6 Duke,BYU 9/30/1953 4 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1976
89 Gary Parris 30 1 0 226 6-2 Florida St. 6/13/1950 7 0 San Diego Chargers / 15th / 372nd pick / 1973
36 Rod Phillips 28 16 0 220 6-0 Cincinnati,Jackson St. 12/23/1952 5 0
82 Bob Pollard 32 LDE 16 16 250 6-3 Texas Southern,Weber St. 12/30/1948 9 8 New Orleans Saints / 11th / 262nd pick / 1971
58 Tom Seabron 23 2 0 215 6-3 Michigan 5/24/1957 1 0 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 111th pick / 1979
21 Dave Stief 24 wr 16 2 195 6-3 Portland St. 1/29/1956 2 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 7th / 181st pick / 1978
23 Ken Stone 30 FS 16 9 179 6-1 Vanderbilt 9/14/1950 7 7 Washington Redskins / 10th / 245th pick / 1973
10 Larry Swider 25 P 16 0 195 6-2 Pittsburgh 2/1/1955 1 3 Denver Broncos / 7th / 185th pick / 1977
83 Pat Tilley* 27 WR 14 14 178 5-10 Louisiana Tech 2/15/1953 4 8 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 114th pick / 1976
22 Roger Wehrli 33 RCB 16 16 190 6-0 Missouri 11/26/1947 11 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 19th pick / 1969
55 Eric Williams 25 LILB 12 12 227 6-2 USC 6/17/1955 3 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 216th pick / 1977
29 Gerard Williams 28 4 0 184 6-1 Langston 5/25/1952 4 0
62 Keith Wortman 30 t 2 2 260 6-2 Nebraska 7/20/1950 8 1 Green Bay Packers / 10th / 242nd pick / 1972
78 Ron Yankowski 34 RDE 14 13 244 6-5 Kansas St. 10/23/1946 9 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 199th pick / 1971
Team Total 26.2 16 223.2 6-1.9 3.3