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1985 St. Louis Cardinals

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5-11-0, Finished 5th in NFC East Division  · 1985 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -10.1, Offense: -4.5, Defense: -5.6, SoS: -1.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 278 points (17.4/g), 27th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 414 points (25.9/g), 24th.
 Differential of -136 points (-8.5/g), 25th.  Expected W-L: 4.5-11.5.

Coach: Jim Hanifan (5-11-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Dick Jamieson
 Defensive Coordinator: Floyd Peters

Stadium: Busch Stadium
 Training Camp: Eastern Illinois University (Charleston, Illinois)

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 Neil Lomax 26 4 16 265 for 471, 3,214 yards, 18 td, 12 int, & 32 rushes for 125 yards and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1981
RB Ottis Anderson 28 6 8 117 rushes for 479 yards, 4 td, & 23 catches for 225 yards and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 8th pick / 1979
FB Earl Ferrell 27 3 9 46 rushes for 208 yards, 2 td, & 25 catches for 277 yards and 2 td St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 125th pick / 1982
WR Roy Green 28 6 13 50 catches for 693 yards, 5 td, & 1 rush for 2 yards and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 89th pick / 1979
WR Pat Tilley 32 9 16 49 catches for 726 yards, 6 td St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 114th pick / 1976
TE Doug Marsh 27 5 16 37 catches for 355 yards, 1 td St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1980
LT Luis Sharpe 25 3 16 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 16th pick / 1982
LG Doug Dawson 24 1 16 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 45th pick / 1984
C Randy Clark 28 5 16 Chicago Bears / 8th / 215th pick / 1980
RG Joe Bostic 28 6 16 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 64th pick / 1979
RT Tootie Robbins 27 3 11 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 90th pick / 1982
 Defensive Starters
LDE Al Baker 29 7 16 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 40th pick / 1978
LDT David Galloway 26 3 16 3.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 38th pick / 1982
RDT Mark Duda 24 2 16 5.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 96th pick / 1983
RDE Curtis Greer 28 5 15 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 6th pick / 1980
LLB Niko Noga 23 1 11 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 201st pick / 1984
MLB E.J. Junior* 26 4 16 2.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 1981
RLB Freddie Joe Nunn 23 Rook 16 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 18th pick / 1985
LCB Cedric Mack 25 2 14 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 44th pick / 1983
RCB Wayne Smith 28 5 16 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 11th / 278th pick / 1980
SS Leonard Smith 25 2 16 3.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 17th pick / 1983
FS Lonnie Young 22 Rook 10 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 12th / 325th pick / 1985
 Special Teams Starters
K Neil O'Donoghue 32 8 0 10 of 18 field goals & 19 of 19 extra points Buffalo Bills / 5th / 127th pick / 1977
P Carl Birdsong 26 4 0 85 punts for a 41.7 average, 2 blocked
PR J.T. Smith 30 7 5 26 punt returns for a 10.9 average and 0 td
KR Clyde Duncan 24 1 0 28 kick returns for a 19.6 average and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 17th pick / 1984

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
32 Ottis Anderson 28 RB 9 8 220 6-2 Miami (FL) 1/19/1957 6 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 8th pick / 1979
10 Jess Atkinson 24 2 0 165 5-9 Maryland 12/11/1961 Rook -1
60 Al Baker 29 LDE 16 16 265 6-6 Colorado St. 12/9/1956 7 6 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 40th pick / 1978
52 Charles Baker 28 lb 15 3 226 6-2 New Mexico 9/26/1957 5 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 81st pick / 1980
74 Scott Bergold 24 16 0 263 6-7 Wisconsin 11/19/1961 Rook 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 51st pick / 1985
18 Carl Birdsong 26 P 16 0 192 6-0 SW Oklahoma St. 1/1/1959 4 2
11 Novo Bojovic 26 6 0 172 5-10 Central Michigan 11/2/1959 Rook 0
71 Joe Bostic 28 RG 16 16 265 6-3 Clemson 4/20/1957 6 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 64th pick / 1979
12 Scott Brunner 28 16 0 206 6-5 Delaware 3/24/1957 5 1 New York Giants / 6th / 145th pick / 1980
64 Randy Clark 28 C 16 16 260 6-3 Northern Illinois 7/27/1957 5 7 Chicago Bears / 8th / 215th pick / 1980
66 Doug Dawson 24 LG 16 16 238 6-3 Texas 12/27/1961 1 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 45th pick / 1984
73 Mark Duda 24 RDT 16 16 273 6-3 Maryland 2/4/1961 2 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 96th pick / 1983
86 Clyde Duncan 24 KR 11 0 202 6-1 Tennessee 2/5/1961 1 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 17th pick / 1984
31 Earl Ferrell 27 FB 11 9 225 6-0 East Tennessee St. 3/27/1958 3 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 125th pick / 1982
65 David Galloway 26 LDT 16 16 277 6-3 Florida 2/16/1959 3 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 38th pick / 1982
87 Earnest Gray 28 5 0 195 6-3 Memphis 3/2/1957 6 0 New York Giants / 2nd / 36th pick / 1979
81 Roy Green 28 WR 13 13 195 6-0 Henderson St. 6/30/1957 6 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 89th pick / 1979
75 Curtis Greer 28 RDE 16 15 255 6-4 Michigan 11/10/1957 5 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 6th pick / 1980
35 Jeff Griffin 27 12 0 185 6-0 Utah 7/19/1958 4 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 61st pick / 1981
78 Elois Grooms 32 5 0 249 6-4 Tennessee Tech 5/20/1953 10 0 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1975
36 Perry Harrington 27 11 0 210 5-11 Jackson St. 3/13/1958 5 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1980
50 Bob Harris 25 10 0 219 6-2 Auburn 11/11/1960 2 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 211th pick / 1983
29 Liffort Hobley 23 5 0 207 6-0 LSU 5/12/1962 Rook 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 74th pick / 1985
59 Tom Howard 31 lb 3 2 213 6-2 Texas Tech 8/18/1954 8 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 67th pick / 1977
42 Bobby Johnson 25 11 0 191 6-0 Texas 9/1/1960 2 1
54 E.J. Junior* 26 MLB 16 16 238 6-3 Alabama 12/8/1959 4 9 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 1981
89 Greg LaFleur 27 te 16 4 236 6-4 LSU 9/16/1958 4 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1981
15 Neil Lomax 26 QB 16 16 215 6-3 Portland St. 2/17/1959 4 9 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1981
40 Randy Love 29 12 0 208 6-1 Houston 9/30/1956 6 0 New England Patriots / 8th / 216th pick / 1979
47 Cedric Mack 25 LCB 16 14 193 6-0 Baylor 9/14/1960 2 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 44th pick / 1983
82 Doug Marsh 27 TE 16 16 236 6-3 Michigan 6/18/1958 5 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1980
76 Stafford Mays 27 de 16 1 252 6-2 Washington 3/13/1958 5 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 9th / 225th pick / 1980
14 Rick McIvor 25 2 0 210 6-4 Texas 9/26/1960 1 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 80th pick / 1984
30 Stump Mitchell 26 RB 16 8 188 5-9 The Citadel 3/15/1959 4 10 St. Louis Cardinals / 9th / 226th pick / 1981
51 Rob Monaco 24 6 0 283 6-3 Vanderbilt 9/5/1961 Rook 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 212th pick / 1985
34 Tony Mumford 22 2 0 215 6-0 Penn St. 6/14/1963 Rook 0 New England Patriots / 12th / 328th pick / 1985
38 Lee Nelson 31 13 0 185 5-10 Florida St. 1/30/1954 9 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 15th / 420th pick / 1976
57 Niko Noga 23 LLB 16 11 234 6-1 Hawaii 3/1/1962 1 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 201st pick / 1984
84 Jay Novacek 23 16 0 234 6-4 Wyoming 10/24/1962 Rook 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 6th / 158th pick / 1985
58 Freddie Joe Nunn 23 RLB 16 16 262 6-5 Mississippi 4/9/1962 Rook 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 18th pick / 1985
11 Neil O'Donoghue 32 K 8 0 208 6-6 St. Bernard,Auburn 6/18/1953 8 0 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 127th pick / 1977
23 Benny Perrin 26 fs 7 6 178 6-2 Alabama 10/20/1959 3 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 65th pick / 1982
63 Tootie Robbins 27 RT 12 11 303 6-5 East Carolina 6/2/1958 3 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 90th pick / 1982
56 Carlos Scott 25 16 0 295 6-4 Texas-El Paso 7/2/1960 2 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 7th / 184th pick / 1983
67 Luis Sharpe 25 LT 16 16 275 6-5 UCLA 6/16/1960 3 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 16th pick / 1982
84 J.T. Smith 30 PR 14 5 185 6-2 North Texas 10/29/1955 7 5
61 Lance Smith 22 rt 14 5 283 6-3 LSU 1/1/1963 Rook 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1985
45 Leonard Smith 25 SS 16 16 200 5-11 McNeese St. 9/2/1960 2 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 17th pick / 1983
44 Wayne Smith 28 RCB 16 16 171 6-0 Wisc-LaCrosse,Purdue 5/9/1957 5 5 Detroit Lions / 11th / 278th pick / 1980
55 Danny Spradlin 26 7 0 235 6-1 Tennessee 3/3/1959 4 0 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 137th pick / 1981
83 Pat Tilley 32 WR 16 16 178 5-10 Louisiana Tech 2/15/1953 9 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 114th pick / 1976
48 Lionel Washington 25 db 5 2 185 6-0 Tulane 10/21/1960 2 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 103rd pick / 1983
24 Ron Wolfley 23 rb 16 1 225 6-0 West Virginia 10/14/1962 Rook 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 104th pick / 1985
43 Lonnie Young 22 FS 16 10 205 6-1 Michigan St. 7/18/1963 Rook 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 12th / 325th pick / 1985
Team Total 26.3 16 223.8 6-1.9 3.5