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1968 Miami Dolphins

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5-8-1, AFL East Division  · 1968 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -6.5, Offense: -2.5, Defense: -4.0, SoS: -0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 276 points (19.7/g), 6th of 10 in the AFL. Allowed 355 points (25.4/g), 7th.
 Differential of -79 points (-5.6/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 5.0-9.0.

Coach: George Wilson (5-8-1)

Stadium: Orange Bowl
 Training Camp: Saint Andrew's School (Boca Raton, Florida)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Bob Griese* 23 1 13 186 for 355, 2,473 yards, 21 td, 16 int, & 42 rushes for 230 yards and 1 td Miami Dolphins / 1st / 4th pick / 1967
HB Jim Kiick* 22 Rook 13 165 rushes for 621 yards, 4 td, & 44 catches for 422 yards and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 5th / 118th pick / 1968
FB Larry Csonka 22 Rook 11 138 rushes for 540 yards, 6 td, & 11 catches for 118 yards and 1 td Miami Dolphins / 1st / 8th pick / 1968
FL Howard Twilley 25 2 14 39 catches for 604 yards, 1 td Miami Dolphins / 12th / 101st pick / 1966
Minnesota Vikings / 14th / 209th pick / 1966
SE Karl Noonan* 24 2 14 58 catches for 760 yards, 11 td
TE Doug Moreau 23 2 10 27 catches for 365 yards, 3 td Miami Dolphins / 19th / 164th pick / 1966
LT Doug Crusan 22 Rook 8 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 27th pick / 1968
LG Charlie Fowler 24 1 7 Cleveland Browns / 12th / 308th pick / 1967
C Tom Goode 30 6 14 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 16th pick / 1961
Detroit Lions / 17th / 234th pick / 1961
RG Billy Neighbors 28 6 13 Washington Redskins / 4th / 43rd pick / 1962
Boston Patriots / 6th / 46th pick / 1962
RT Norm Evans 26 3 12 Houston Oilers / 14th / 106th pick / 1965
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jim Riley 23 1 9 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 29th pick / 1967
LDT Tom Nomina 27 5 13 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 2nd / 13th pick / 1963
Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 15th pick / 1963
RDT Ray Jacobs 30 5 10 Houston Oilers / 1st / 7th pick / 1962
Dallas Cowboys / 17th / 228th pick / 1962
RDE Manny Fernandez 22 Rook 11 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
LLB Randy Edmunds 22 Rook 14 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Miami Dolphins / 8th / 217th pick / 1968
MLB Frank Emanuel 26 2 12 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 9th pick / 1966
Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 52nd pick / 1966
RLB John Bramlett 27 3 10 2 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered
LCB Jimmy Warren 29 4 14 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
RCB Dick Westmoreland 27 5 9 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
LS Bob Petrella 24 2 7 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 8th / 64th pick / 1966
Minnesota Vikings / 12th / 181st pick / 1966
RS Dick Anderson 22 Rook 13 8 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1968
 Special Teams Starters
K Jimmy Keyes 24 Rook 0 7 of 16 field goals & 30 of 30 extra points Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 35th pick / 1968
P Larry Seiple 23 1 0 75 punts for a 40.6 average, 0 blocked Miami Dolphins / 7th / 163rd pick / 1967
PR Bob Neff 24 2 0 8 punt returns for a 8.9 average and 0 td
KR Gene Milton 24 Rook 0 18 kick returns for a 22.7 average and 0 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
40 Dick Anderson 22 LS 14 13 196 6-2 Colorado 2/10/1946 Rook 7 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1968
72 Rudy Barber 24 2 0 255 6-1 Bethune-Cookman 12/24/1944 Rook 2
57 John Bramlett 27 RLB 13 10 220 6-1 Memphis 7/7/1941 3 5
86 Mel Branch 31 rde 14 7 230 6-2 LSU 2/15/1937 8 3 San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 118th pick / 1960
56 Bob Bruggers 24 6 0 230 6-1 Minnesota 4/20/1944 2 2
83 Jim Cox 22 13 0 230 6-3 Miami (FL) 12/21/1946 Rook 2 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 54th pick / 1968
77 Doug Crusan 22 LT 14 8 250 6-5 Indiana 7/26/1946 Rook 5 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 27th pick / 1968
39 Larry Csonka 22 FB 11 11 237 6-3 Syracuse 12/25/1946 Rook 6 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 8th pick / 1968
42 Bill Darnall 24 11 0 197 6-2 North Carolina 4/21/1944 Rook 0
55 Randy Edmunds 22 LLB 14 14 220 6-2 Georgia Tech 6/24/1946 Rook 6 Miami Dolphins / 8th / 217th pick / 1968
50 Frank Emanuel 26 MLB 14 12 225 6-3 Tennessee 12/4/1942 2 5 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 9th pick / 1966
Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 52nd pick / 1966
73 Norm Evans 26 RT 13 12 250 6-5 TCU 9/28/1942 3 6 Houston Oilers / 14th / 106th pick / 1965
75 Manny Fernandez 22 RDE 13 11 250 6-2 Utah 7/3/1946 Rook 4
71 Charlie Fowler 24 LG 14 7 265 6-2 Auburn,Houston 11/10/1944 1 4 Cleveland Browns / 12th / 308th pick / 1967
58 Tom Goode 30 C 14 14 245 6-3 Mississippi St. 12/1/1938 6 7 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 16th pick / 1961
Detroit Lions / 17th / 234th pick / 1961
12 Bob Griese* 23 QB 13 13 190 6-1 Purdue 2/3/1945 1 12 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 4th pick / 1967
15 Kim Hammond 24 3 0 190 6-1 Florida St. 10/12/1944 Rook 0 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 142nd pick / 1968
29 Jack Harper 24 5 0 190 5-11 Florida 10/8/1944 1 0
84 Ray Jacobs 30 RDT 11 10 285 6-3 Howard Payne 11/21/1938 5 4 Houston Oilers / 1st / 7th pick / 1962
Dallas Cowboys / 17th / 228th pick / 1962
80 Bob Joswick 22 de 1 1 250 6-5 Tulsa 1/12/1946 Rook 0 Miami Dolphins / 13th / 334th pick / 1968
52 Jimmy Keyes 24 K 12 0 225 6-2 Mississippi 6/16/1944 Rook 0 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 35th pick / 1968
21 Jim Kiick* 22 HB 14 13 214 5-11 Wyoming 8/9/1946 Rook 10 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 118th pick / 1968
45 Mack Lamb 24 db 13 4 188 6-1 Tennessee St. 5/9/1944 1 2
54 Wahoo McDaniel 30 4 0 235 6-1 Oklahoma 6/19/1938 8 2
28 Gene Milton 24 KR 13 0 185 5-10 Florida A&M 9/28/1944 Rook 2
35 Stan Mitchell 24 fb 9 5 210 6-2 Tennessee 8/17/1944 2 4 Washington Redskins / 8th / 115th pick / 1966
82 Doug Moreau 23 TE 11 10 215 6-1 LSU 2/15/1945 2 4 Miami Dolphins / 19th / 164th pick / 1966
43 Bob Neff 24 PR 5 0 180 5-11 S.F. Austin 3/5/1944 2 0
63 Billy Neighbors 28 RG 14 13 250 6-0 Alabama 2/4/1940 6 7 Washington Redskins / 4th / 43rd pick / 1962
Boston Patriots / 6th / 46th pick / 1962
76 Tom Nomina 27 LDT 14 13 260 6-3 Miami (OH) 12/27/1941 5 5 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 13th pick / 1963
Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 15th pick / 1963
89 Karl Noonan* 24 SE 14 14 198 6-2 Iowa 2/17/1944 2 9
11 Rick Norton 25 qb 3 1 200 6-2 Kentucky 11/16/1943 2 1 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 2nd pick / 1966
Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 29th pick / 1966
48 Bob Petrella 24 LS 9 7 190 5-11 Tennessee 11/7/1944 2 3 Miami Dolphins / 8th / 64th pick / 1966
Minnesota Vikings / 12th / 181st pick / 1966
30 Sammy Price 25 13 0 215 5-11 Illinois 10/1/1943 2 0 Miami Dolphins / 11th / 92nd pick / 1966
New York Giants / 16th / 240th pick / 1966
65 Jack Pyburn 24 13 0 250 6-6 Texas A&M 12/28/1944 1 4 Miami Dolphins / 11th / 266th pick / 1967
74 John Richardson 23 dt 11 3 245 6-3 UCLA 5/25/1945 1 2 Miami Dolphins / 9th / 216th pick / 1967
70 Jim Riley 23 LDE 13 9 250 6-4 Oklahoma 7/6/1945 1 4 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 29th pick / 1967
20 Larry Seiple 23 P 14 0 214 6-0 Kentucky 2/14/1945 1 3 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 163rd pick / 1967
27 Gary Tucker 23 14 0 205 5-11 Vanderbilt,Tenn-Chattanooga 2/19/1945 Rook 0 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 129th pick / 1967
81 Howard Twilley 25 FL 14 14 185 5-10 Tulsa 12/25/1943 2 7 Miami Dolphins / 12th / 101st pick / 1966
Minnesota Vikings / 14th / 209th pick / 1966
79 Jim Urbanek 23 8 0 270 6-4 Mississippi 4/8/1945 Rook 2 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1968
49 Jimmy Warren 29 LCB 14 14 175 5-11 Illinois 7/20/1939 4 6
44 Dick Washington 23 4 0 205 6-1 Bethune-Cookman 2/15/1945 Rook 2
51 Ed Weisacosky 24 8 0 230 6-1 Miami (FL) 5/4/1944 1 3 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 42nd pick / 1966
22 Willie West 30 LS 13 9 190 5-10 Oregon 5/1/1938 8 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 37th pick / 1960
25 Dick Westmoreland 27 RCB 11 9 190 6-1 North Carolina A&T 2/17/1941 5 3
78 Maxie Williams 28 LG 14 13 250 6-4 SE Louisiana 6/28/1940 3 7 Houston Oilers / 10th / 74th pick / 1965
61 Freddie Woodson 24 g 14 1 255 6-2 Florida A&M 6/9/1944 1 2
Team Total 24.8 14 222.6 6-1.5 2.0