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1981 Green Bay Packers

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8-8-0, Finished 3rd in NFC Central Division  · 1981 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -1.7, Offense: 0.7, Defense: -2.3, SoS: 0.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 324 points (20.2/g), 14th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 361 points (22.6/g), 20th.
 Differential of -37 points (-2.3/g), 17th.  Expected W-L: 7.0-9.0.

Coach: Bart Starr (8-8-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: John Meyer

Stadium: Lambeau Field
 Training Camp: St. Norbert College (De Pere, Wisconsin)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Lynn Dickey 32 10 13 204 for 354, 2,593 yards, 17 td, 15 int, & 19 rushes for 6 yards and 0 td Houston Oilers / 3rd / 56th pick / 1971
RB Harlan Huckleby 24 1 12 139 rushes for 381 yards, 5 td, & 27 catches for 221 yards and 3 td New Orleans Saints / 5th / 120th pick / 1979
FB Gerry Ellis 24 1 16 196 rushes for 860 yards, 4 td, & 65 catches for 499 yards and 3 td Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 192nd pick / 1980
WR John Jefferson 25 3 13 39 catches for 632 yards, 4 td, & 2 rushes for 22 yards and 0 td San Diego Chargers / 1st / 14th pick / 1978
WR James Lofton*+ 25 3 16 71 catches for 1,294 yards, 8 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 6th pick / 1978
TE Paul Coffman 25 3 16 55 catches for 687 yards, 4 td
LT Mark Koncar 28 5 11 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 23rd pick / 1976
LG Derrel Gofourth 26 4 15 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 7th / 172nd pick / 1977
C Larry McCarren 30 8 16 Green Bay Packers / 12th / 308th pick / 1973
RG Leotis Harris 26 3 16 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 6th / 144th pick / 1978
RT Greg Koch 26 4 16 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 39th pick / 1977
 Defensive Starters
LDE Mike Butler 27 4 16 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 9th pick / 1977
NT Terry Jones 25 3 16 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 11th / 284th pick / 1978
RDE Casey Merrill 24 2 13 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 113th pick / 1979
LOLB John Anderson 25 3 16 3 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 26th pick / 1978
LILB Rich Wingo 25 2 16 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 7th / 184th pick / 1979
RILB George Cumby 25 1 16 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 26th pick / 1980
ROLB Mike Douglass 26 3 16 3 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 5th / 116th pick / 1978
LCB Mark Lee 23 1 16 6 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1980
RCB Mike McCoy 28 5 16 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1976
SS Johnnie Gray 28 6 9 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
FS Maurice Harvey 25 3 16 6 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 4th / 86th pick / 1978
 Special Teams Starters
K Jan Stenerud 39 14 0 22 of 24 field goals & 35 of 36 extra points
P Ray Stachowicz 22 Rook 0 82 punts for a 40.6 average, 2 blocked Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1981
PR Mark Lee 23 1 16 20 punt returns for a 9.3 average and 1 td Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1980
KR Mark Lee 23 1 16 14 kick returns for a 19.3 average and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1980

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
60 Kurt Allerman 26 16 0 222 6-3 Penn St. 8/30/1955 4 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 78th pick / 1977
59 John Anderson 25 LOLB 16 16 226 6-3 Michigan 2/14/1956 3 9 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 26th pick / 1978
61 Charlie Ane 29 15 0 233 6-1 Michigan St. 8/12/1952 6 1
32 Steve Atkins 25 3 0 216 6-0 Maryland 6/22/1956 2 0 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 44th pick / 1979
73 Byron Braggs 22 16 0 290 6-4 Alabama 10/10/1959 Rook 1 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 117th pick / 1981
77 Mike Butler 27 LDE 16 16 265 6-5 Kansas 4/4/1954 4 7 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 9th pick / 1977
19 Rich Campbell 23 2 0 224 6-4 California 12/21/1958 Rook 1 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 6th pick / 1981
88 Ron Cassidy 24 10 0 184 6-0 Utah St. 7/23/1957 2 0 Green Bay Packers / 8th / 193rd pick / 1979
82 Paul Coffman 25 TE 16 16 222 6-3 Kansas St. 3/29/1956 3 7
52 George Cumby 25 RILB 16 16 220 6-0 Oklahoma 7/5/1956 1 8 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 26th pick / 1980
12 Lynn Dickey 32 QB 13 13 214 6-3 Kansas St. 10/19/1949 10 9 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 56th pick / 1971
53 Mike Douglass 26 ROLB 16 16 220 6-0 Arizona St.,San Diego St. 3/15/1955 3 9 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 116th pick / 1978
31 Gerry Ellis 24 FB 16 16 221 5-11 Missouri 11/12/1957 1 11 Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 192nd pick / 1980
57 Derrel Gofourth 26 LG 15 15 260 6-3 Oklahoma St. 3/20/1955 4 7 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 172nd pick / 1977
24 Johnnie Gray 28 SS 9 9 185 5-11 Cal State-Fullerton 12/18/1953 6 4
69 Leotis Harris 26 RG 16 16 267 6-1 Arkansas 6/28/1955 3 7 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 144th pick / 1978
23 Maurice Harvey 25 FS 16 16 190 5-10 Ball St. 1/14/1956 3 8 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 86th pick / 1978
38 Estus Hood 26 16 0 183 5-11 Illinois St. 11/14/1955 3 2 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1978
25 Harlan Huckleby 24 RB 16 12 199 6-1 Michigan 12/30/1957 1 5 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 120th pick / 1979
74 Tim Huffman 22 g 5 1 277 6-5 Notre Dame 8/31/1959 Rook 1 Green Bay Packers / 9th / 227th pick / 1981
40 Eddie Lee Ivery 24 rb 1 1 210 6-0 Georgia Tech 7/30/1957 2 1 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 15th pick / 1979
83 John Jefferson 25 WR 13 13 198 6-1 Arizona St. 2/3/1956 3 6 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 14th pick / 1978
33 Jim Jensen 28 rb 15 1 230 6-3 Iowa 11/28/1953 5 1 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 40th pick / 1976
90 Ezra Johnson 26 de 16 3 250 6-4 Morris Brown 10/2/1955 4 2 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 28th pick / 1977
63 Terry Jones 25 NT 16 16 259 6-2 Alabama 11/8/1956 3 7 Green Bay Packers / 11th / 284th pick / 1978
64 Syd Kitson 23 11 0 258 6-4 Wake Forest 9/27/1958 1 1 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 61st pick / 1980
68 Greg Koch 26 RT 16 16 270 6-4 Arkansas 6/14/1955 4 7 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 39th pick / 1977
79 Mark Koncar 28 LT 13 11 271 6-5 Colorado 5/5/1953 5 5 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 23rd pick / 1976
22 Mark Lee 23 KR 16 16 187 5-11 Washington 3/20/1958 1 9 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1980
56 Cliff Lewis 22 16 0 226 6-1 Southern Miss 11/9/1959 Rook 1 Green Bay Packers / 12th / 311th pick / 1981
81 Gary Lewis 23 16 0 234 6-5 Texas-Arlington 12/30/1958 Rook 0 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 35th pick / 1981
80 James Lofton*+ 25 WR 16 16 192 6-3 Stanford 7/5/1956 3 12 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 6th pick / 1978
54 Larry McCarren 30 C 16 16 246 6-3 Illinois 11/9/1951 8 8 Green Bay Packers / 12th / 308th pick / 1973
29 Mike McCoy 28 RCB 16 16 183 5-11 Colorado 8/16/1953 5 7 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1976
78 Casey Merrill 24 RDE 16 13 254 6-4 California-Davis 7/16/1957 2 7 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 113th pick / 1979
34 Terdell Middleton 26 rb 14 3 198 6-0 Memphis 4/8/1955 4 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 80th pick / 1977
37 Mark Murphy 23 ss 16 7 200 6-2 West Liberty St. 4/22/1958 1 5
84 Fred Nixon 23 wr 8 1 191 5-11 Oklahoma 9/22/1958 1 0 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 87th pick / 1980
72 Brad Oates 28 1 0 274 6-6 Duke,BYU 9/30/1953 5 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1976
47 David Petway 26 6 0 207 6-1 Northern Illinois 10/17/1955 Rook 0
51 Guy Prather 23 16 0 230 6-2 Grambling St. 3/28/1958 Rook 1
55 Randy Scott 22 16 0 223 6-1 Alabama 1/31/1959 Rook 1
16 Ray Stachowicz 22 P 16 0 185 5-11 Michigan St. 3/6/1959 Rook 2 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1981
10 Jan Stenerud 39 K 16 0 187 6-2 Montana St. 11/26/1942 14 6
76 Tim Stokes 31 t 8 3 252 6-5 Oregon 3/16/1950 7 2 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 60th pick / 1973
67 Karl Swanke 24 4 0 257 6-6 Boston Col. 12/29/1957 1 0 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 143rd pick / 1980
71 Arland Thompson 24 g 9 1 265 6-4 Baylor 9/19/1957 1 1 Chicago Bears / 4th / 103rd pick / 1980
89 Aundra Thompson 28 wr 3 2 186 6-1 Texas A&M-Commerce 1/2/1953 4 0 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 132nd pick / 1976
87 John Thompson 24 2 0 228 6-3 Weber St.,Utah St. 1/18/1957 2 0 Green Bay Packers / 9th / 235th pick / 1979
26 Eric Torkelson 29 9 0 194 6-2 Connecticut 3/3/1952 7 0 Green Bay Packers / 11th / 272nd pick / 1974
75 Richard Turner 22 15 0 260 6-2 Oklahoma 2/14/1959 Rook 1 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 105th pick / 1981
30 Bill Whitaker 22 16 0 182 6-0 Missouri 11/18/1959 Rook 1 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 172nd pick / 1981
17 David Whitehurst 26 qb 9 3 204 6-2 Furman 4/27/1955 4 3 Green Bay Packers / 8th / 206th pick / 1977
20 Delvin Williams 30 1 0 195 6-0 Kansas 4/17/1951 7 0 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 49th pick / 1974
50 Rich Wingo 25 LILB 16 16 230 6-1 Alabama 7/16/1956 2 7 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 184th pick / 1979
Team Total 25.6 16 224.3 6-1.9 3.0