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1980 Kansas City Chiefs

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8-8-0, Finished 3rd in AFC West Division  · 1980 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -0.5, Offense: -0.8, Defense: 0.3, SoS: 0.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 319 points (19.9/g), 14th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 336 points (21.0/g), 19th.
 Differential of -17 points (-1.1/g), 16th.  Expected W-L: 7.5-8.5.

Coach: Marv Levy (8-8-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Rod Rust

Stadium: Arrowhead Stadium
 Training Camp: William Jewell College (Liberty, Missouri)

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 Steve Fuller 23 1 13 193 for 320, 2,250 yards, 10 td, 12 int, & 60 rushes for 274 yards and 4 td Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 23rd pick / 1979
RB Tony Reed 25 3 7 68 rushes for 180 yards, 0 td, & 44 catches for 422 yards and 1 td Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 37th pick / 1977
FB Ted McKnight 26 3 16 206 rushes for 693 yards, 3 td, & 38 catches for 320 yards and 0 td Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 57th pick / 1977
WR Henry Marshall 26 4 16 47 catches for 799 yards, 6 td, & 3 rushes for 22 yards and 0 td Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 79th pick / 1976
WR J.T. Smith*+ 25 2 16 46 catches for 655 yards, 2 td
TE Mike Williams 23 1 11 2 catches for 9 yards, 1 td Kansas City Chiefs / 8th / 195th pick / 1979
LT Matt Herkenhoff 29 4 14 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 94th pick / 1974
LG Bob Simmons 26 3 15 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 77th pick / 1976
C Jack Rudnay 33 10 12 2 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 101st pick / 1969
RG Tom Condon 28 6 16 Kansas City Chiefs / 10th / 250th pick / 1974
RT Jim Rourke 23 Rook 9 Oakland Raiders / 9th / 238th pick / 1979
 Defensive Starters
LDE Art Still* 25 2 16 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 2nd pick / 1978
NT Don Parrish 25 2 15 Atlanta Falcons / 12th / 314th pick / 1977
RDE Dave Lindstrom 26 2 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 6th / 146th pick / 1977
LOLB Tom Howard 26 3 16 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 67th pick / 1977
LILB Frank Manumaleuga 24 1 13 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 85th pick / 1979
RILB Gary Spani 24 2 16 1 interception, 4 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 58th pick / 1978
ROLB Whitney Paul 27 4 10 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 10th / 277th pick / 1976
LCB Gary Green 25 3 16 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 10th pick / 1977
RCB Eric Harris 25 Rook 13 7 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 104th pick / 1977
SS Herb Christopher 26 1 16 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
FS Gary Barbaro* 26 4 16 10 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 74th pick / 1976
 Special Teams Starters
K Nick Lowery 24 2 0 20 of 26 field goals & 37 of 37 extra points
P Bob Grupp 25 1 0 84 punts for a 39.5 average, 1 blocked New York Jets / 7th / 171st pick / 1977
PR J.T. Smith*+ 25 2 16 40 punt returns for a 14.5 average and 2 td
KR Carlos Carson 22 Rook 1 40 kick returns for a 22.9 average and 0 td Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 114th 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)
56 Charlie Ane 28 c 16 2 233 6-1 Michigan St. 8/12/1952 5 2
26 Gary Barbaro* 26 FS 16 16 203 6-4 Nicholls St. 2/11/1954 4 11 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 74th pick / 1976
85 Ed Beckman 25 16 0 229 6-4 Florida St. 1/2/1955 3 0
99 Mike Bell 23 de 2 2 255 6-4 Colorado St. 8/30/1957 1 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 2nd pick / 1979
35 Horace Belton 25 rb 14 4 200 5-8 SE Louisiana 7/16/1955 2 3
57 Jerry Blanton 24 lb 16 3 231 6-1 Kentucky 12/20/1956 1 2 Buffalo Bills / 11th / 282nd pick / 1978
66 Brad Budde 22 g 16 3 262 6-4 USC 5/9/1958 Rook 2 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 11th pick / 1980
88 Carlos Carson 22 KR 16 1 180 5-11 LSU 12/28/1958 Rook 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 114th pick / 1980
42 M.L. Carter 25 db 7 2 173 5-9 Cal State-Fullerton,San Jose St. 12/9/1955 1 1
41 Herb Christopher 26 SS 16 16 195 5-10 Morris Brown 4/7/1954 1 6
2 Tom Clements 27 1 0 183 6-0 Notre Dame 6/18/1953 Rook 0
65 Tom Condon 28 RG 16 16 255 6-3 Boston Col. 10/26/1952 6 7 Kansas City Chiefs / 10th / 250th pick / 1974
84 Al Dixon 26 12 0 230 6-5 Iowa St. 4/5/1954 3 1 New York Giants / 7th / 178th pick / 1977
46 Paul Dombroski 24 db 16 1 185 6-0 Hawaii,Linfield 8/8/1956 Rook 1
4 Steve Fuller 23 QB 14 13 198 6-4 Clemson 1/5/1957 1 10 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 23rd pick / 1979
23 Earl Gant 23 4 0 207 6-0 Missouri 7/6/1957 1 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 112th pick / 1979
80 Bubba Garcia 23 5 0 185 5-11 Texas-El Paso 10/18/1957 Rook 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 147th pick / 1980
77 Charlie Getty 28 rt 6 6 265 6-4 Penn St. 7/24/1952 6 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 41st pick / 1974
24 Gary Green 25 LCB 16 16 187 5-11 Baylor 10/2/1955 3 6 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 10th pick / 1977
1 Bob Grupp 25 P 16 0 193 5-11 Duke 5/8/1955 1 2 New York Jets / 7th / 171st pick / 1977
48 James Hadnot 23 rb 13 5 244 6-2 Texas Tech 7/11/1957 Rook 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 66th pick / 1980
44 Eric Harris 25 RCB 15 13 198 6-3 Memphis 8/11/1955 Rook 6 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 104th pick / 1977
60 Matt Herkenhoff 29 LT 14 14 267 6-4 Minnesota 4/2/1951 4 6 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 94th pick / 1974
75 Sylvester Hicks 25 10 0 251 6-4 Tennessee St. 4/2/1955 2 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 29th pick / 1978
52 Tom Howard 26 LOLB 16 16 213 6-2 Texas Tech 8/18/1954 3 7 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 67th pick / 1977
51 Charles Jackson 25 16 0 225 6-2 Washington 3/22/1955 2 1 Denver Broncos / 9th / 241st pick / 1977
9 Bill Kenney 25 qb 3 3 211 6-4 Arizona St.,Northern Colorado 1/20/1955 Rook 2 Miami Dolphins / 12th / 333rd pick / 1978
62 Kelly Kirchbaum 23 1 0 240 6-2 Kentucky 6/14/1957 Rook 0 New York Jets / 5th / 123rd pick / 1979
91 Ken Kremer 23 14 0 250 6-4 Ball St. 7/16/1957 1 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 167th pick / 1979
71 Dave Lindstrom 26 RDE 16 14 255 6-6 Boston Univ. 11/16/1954 2 6 San Diego Chargers / 6th / 146th pick / 1977
8 Nick Lowery 24 K 16 0 215 6-4 Dartmouth 5/27/1956 2 6
74 Dino Mangiero 22 nt 16 1 265 6-2 Rutgers 12/19/1958 Rook 2
54 Frank Manumaleuga 24 LILB 16 13 245 6-2 UCLA,San Jose St. 5/9/1956 1 6 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 85th pick / 1979
89 Henry Marshall 26 WR 16 16 214 6-2 Missouri 8/9/1954 4 8 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 79th pick / 1976
22 Ted McKnight 26 FB 16 16 209 6-1 Minnesota-Duluth 2/26/1954 3 7 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 57th pick / 1977
79 Jerry Meyers 26 2 0 249 6-4 Northern Illinois 2/21/1954 4 0 Chicago Bears / 15th / 411th pick / 1976
21 Arnold Morgado 28 11 0 210 6-0 Michigan St.,Hawaii 3/27/1952 3 1
72 Brad Oates 27 1 0 274 6-6 Duke,BYU 9/30/1953 4 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1976
61 Don Parrish 25 NT 16 15 255 6-2 Pittsburgh 4/6/1955 2 6 Atlanta Falcons / 12th / 314th pick / 1977
53 Whitney Paul 27 ROLB 12 10 220 6-3 Colorado 10/8/1953 4 5 Kansas City Chiefs / 10th / 277th pick / 1976
50 Cal Peterson 28 rolb 16 6 220 6-3 UCLA 10/6/1952 6 3 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1974
32 Tony Reed 25 RB 15 7 197 5-11 Colorado 3/30/1955 3 6 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 37th pick / 1977
31 Jerry Reese 25 14 0 192 6-3 Oklahoma 1/7/1955 1 1
87 Stan Rome 24 10 0 212 6-5 Clemson 6/4/1956 1 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 11th / 277th pick / 1979
27 Donovan Rose 23 7 0 187 6-1 Hampton 3/9/1957 Rook 0
70 Jim Rourke 23 RT 15 9 264 6-5 Boston Col. 2/10/1957 Rook 4 Oakland Raiders / 9th / 238th pick / 1979
58 Jack Rudnay 33 C 12 12 240 6-3 Northwestern 11/20/1947 10 5 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 101st pick / 1969
81 Tony Samuels 26 te 4 4 229 6-4 Florida A&M,Bethune-Cookman 12/30/1954 3 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 94th pick / 1977
55 Clarence Sanders 28 1 0 228 6-4 Cincinnati 12/28/1952 2 0 San Diego Chargers / 17th / 463rd pick / 1976
73 Bob Simmons 26 LG 15 15 260 6-4 Texas 7/7/1954 3 6 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 77th pick / 1976
72 Franky Smith 24 t 4 2 279 6-6 Alabama A&M 1/16/1956 Rook 1 Denver Broncos / 8th / 221st pick / 1978
86 J.T. Smith*+ 25 PR 16 16 185 6-2 North Texas 10/29/1955 2 9
59 Gary Spani 24 RILB 16 16 229 6-2 Kansas St. 1/9/1956 2 8 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 58th pick / 1978
67 Art Still* 25 LDE 16 16 253 6-7 Kentucky 12/5/1955 2 10 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 2nd pick / 1978
76 Rod Walters 26 g 6 1 258 6-3 Iowa 2/27/1954 4 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 14th pick / 1976
83 Mike Williams 23 TE 16 11 222 6-3 New Mexico 10/14/1957 1 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 8th / 195th pick / 1979
Team Total 25.2 16 225.3 6-2.4 2.1