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1982 Miami Dolphins

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7-2-0, AFC East Division  · 1982 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 8.2, Offense: 2.6, Defense: 5.6, SoS: 0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 198 points (22.0/g), 10th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 131 points (14.6/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 67 points (7.4/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 6.5-2.5.

Coach: Don Shula (7-2-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Bill Arnsparger

Stadium: Orange Bowl
 Training Camp: St. Thomas University (Miami Gardens, Florida)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB David Woodley 24 2 9 98 for 179, 1,080 yards, 5 td, 8 int, & 36 rushes for 207 yards and 2 td Miami Dolphins / 8th / 214th pick / 1980
RB Tony Nathan 26 3 7 66 rushes for 233 yards, 1 td, & 16 catches for 114 yards and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 61st pick / 1979
FB Andra Franklin* 23 1 9 177 rushes for 701 yards, 7 td, & 3 catches for 9 yards and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 56th pick / 1981
WR Jimmy Cefalo 26 4 9 17 catches for 356 yards, 1 td Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 81st pick / 1978
WR Duriel Harris 28 6 8 22 catches for 331 yards, 1 td, & 1 rush for 13 yards and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 80th pick / 1976
TE Bruce Hardy 26 4 6 12 catches for 66 yards, 2 td Miami Dolphins / 9th / 247th pick / 1978
LT Jon Giesler 26 3 9 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 24th pick / 1979
LG Bob Kuechenberg* 35 12 9 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 80th pick / 1969
C Dwight Stephenson 25 2 9 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 48th pick / 1980
RG Ed Newman* 31 9 8 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 156th pick / 1973
RT Eric Laakso 26 4 9 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 106th pick / 1978
 Defensive Starters
LDE Doug Betters 26 4 7 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 6th / 163rd pick / 1978
NT Bob Baumhower* 27 5 8 3.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 40th pick / 1977
RDE Kim Bokamper 28 5 6 3.5 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 1st / 19th pick / 1976
LOLB Bob Brudzinski 27 5 9 4.5 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 23rd pick / 1977
LILB A.J. Duhe 27 5 9 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 1st / 13th pick / 1977
RILB Earnest Rhone 29 7 9 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
ROLB Larry Gordon 28 6 9 3.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 1st / 17th pick / 1976
LCB Don McNeal 24 2 9 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 1st / 21st pick / 1980
RCB Gerald Small 26 4 9 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 4th / 93rd pick / 1978
SS Glenn Blackwood 25 3 9 2.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Miami Dolphins / 8th / 215th pick / 1979
FS Lyle Blackwood 31 9 9 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 9th / 217th pick / 1973
 Special Teams Starters
K Uwe von Schamann 26 3 0 15 of 20 field goals & 21 of 22 extra points Miami Dolphins / 7th / 189th pick / 1979
P Tom Orosz 23 1 0 35 punts for a 38.7 average, 0 blocked
PR Tommy Vigorito 23 1 1 20 punt returns for a 9.6 average and 1 td Miami Dolphins / 5th / 138th pick / 1981
KR Fulton Walker 24 1 0 20 kick returns for a 21.6 average and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 6th / 154th pick / 1981

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
70 Bill Barnett 26 rde 5 5 256 6-4 Nebraska 5/10/1956 2 5 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 75th pick / 1980
73 Bob Baumhower* 27 NT 9 8 261 6-5 Alabama 8/4/1955 5 15 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 40th pick / 1977
34 Woody Bennett 27 1 0 227 6-2 Miami (FL) 3/24/1955 3 0
75 Doug Betters 26 LDE 9 7 262 6-7 Montana,Nevada-Reno 6/11/1956 4 7 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 163rd pick / 1978
72 Richard Bishop 32 2 0 275 6-1 Louisville 3/23/1950 6 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 127th pick / 1974
47 Glenn Blackwood 25 SS 9 9 187 6-0 Texas 2/23/1957 3 10 Miami Dolphins / 8th / 215th pick / 1979
42 Lyle Blackwood 31 FS 9 9 190 6-1 TCU 5/24/1951 9 9 Denver Broncos / 9th / 217th pick / 1973
58 Kim Bokamper 28 RDE 9 6 245 6-6 Concordia-Moorhead (MN),San Jose St. 9/25/1954 5 7 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 19th pick / 1976
56 Charles Bowser 23 9 0 231 6-3 Duke 10/2/1959 Rook 2 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 108th pick / 1982
59 Bob Brudzinski 27 LOLB 9 9 230 6-4 Ohio St. 1/1/1955 5 10 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 23rd pick / 1977
81 Jimmy Cefalo 26 WR 9 9 190 5-11 Penn St. 10/6/1956 4 8 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 81st pick / 1978
76 Steve Clark 22 2 0 255 6-4 Utah 8/2/1960 Rook 0 Miami Dolphins / 9th / 239th pick / 1982
43 Larry Cowan 22 2 0 194 5-11 Jackson St. 7/11/1960 Rook 0 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 192nd pick / 1982
83 Vern Den Herder 34 de 7 1 250 6-6 Central College (IA) 11/28/1948 11 2 Miami Dolphins / 9th / 230th pick / 1971
63 Mark Dennard 27 8 0 253 6-1 Texas A&M 11/2/1955 3 1 Miami Dolphins / 10th / 274th pick / 1978
33 Rich Diana 22 9 0 220 5-9 Yale 9/6/1960 Rook 1 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 136th pick / 1982
77 A.J. Duhe 27 LILB 9 9 247 6-4 LSU 11/27/1955 5 9 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 13th pick / 1977
85 Mark Duper 23 2 0 185 5-9 NW State (LA) 1/25/1959 Rook 0 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1982
61 Roy Foster 22 9 0 282 6-4 USC 5/24/1960 Rook 1 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 24th pick / 1982
37 Andra Franklin* 23 FB 9 9 225 5-10 Nebraska 8/22/1959 1 10 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 56th pick / 1981
79 Jon Giesler 26 LT 9 9 262 6-5 Michigan 12/23/1956 3 8 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 24th pick / 1979
50 Larry Gordon 28 ROLB 9 9 230 6-4 Arizona St. 7/8/1954 6 9 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 17th pick / 1976
74 Cleveland Green 25 3 0 265 6-3 Southern 9/11/1957 3 0
84 Bruce Hardy 26 TE 9 6 235 6-5 Arizona St. 6/1/1956 4 1 Miami Dolphins / 9th / 247th pick / 1978
82 Duriel Harris 28 WR 9 8 179 5-11 New Mexico St. 11/27/1954 6 7 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 80th pick / 1976
88 Vince Heflin 23 6 0 185 6-0 Central State (OH) 7/7/1959 Rook 0
53 Ron Hester 23 9 0 222 6-2 Florida St. 5/26/1959 Rook 2 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 164th pick / 1982
31 Eddie Hill 25 9 0 205 6-2 Memphis 5/13/1957 3 1 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 54th pick / 1979
11 Jim Jensen 24 6 0 215 6-4 Boston Univ. 11/14/1958 1 0 Miami Dolphins / 11th / 291st pick / 1981
49 William Judson 23 9 0 189 6-1 South Carolina St. 3/26/1959 Rook 1 Miami Dolphins / 8th / 208th pick / 1981
40 Mike Kozlowski 26 9 0 196 6-0 San Diego St.,BYU,Colorado 2/24/1956 3 3 Miami Dolphins / 10th / 272nd pick / 1979
67 Bob Kuechenberg* 35 LG 9 9 253 6-2 Notre Dame 10/14/1947 12 10 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 80th pick / 1969
68 Eric Laakso 26 RT 9 9 285 6-4 Tulane 11/29/1956 4 8 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 106th pick / 1978
44 Paul Lankford 24 7 0 185 6-1 Penn St. 6/15/1958 Rook 1 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 80th pick / 1982
86 Ronnie Lee 26 te 9 5 265 6-3 Baylor 12/24/1956 3 0 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 65th pick / 1979
28 Don McNeal 24 LCB 9 9 190 5-11 Alabama 5/6/1958 2 10 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 21st pick / 1980
89 Nat Moore 31 9 0 184 5-9 Tenn-Martin,Florida 9/19/1951 8 2 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 78th pick / 1974
22 Tony Nathan 26 RB 8 7 206 6-0 Alabama 12/14/1956 3 6 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 61st pick / 1979
64 Ed Newman* 31 RG 8 8 245 6-2 Florida Atlantic,Duke 6/4/1951 9 11 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 156th pick / 1973
3 Tom Orosz 23 P 9 0 204 6-1 Ohio St. 9/26/1959 1 2
54 Steve Potter 25 9 0 235 6-3 Virginia 11/6/1957 1 1
55 Earnest Rhone 29 RILB 9 9 220 6-2 Henderson St. 8/20/1953 7 9
80 Joe Rose 25 9 0 228 6-3 California 6/24/1957 2 4 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 185th pick / 1980
52 Steve Shull 24 9 0 220 6-1 William & Mary 3/27/1958 2 1
48 Gerald Small 26 RCB 9 9 192 5-11 San Jose St. 8/10/1956 4 8 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 93rd pick / 1978
57 Dwight Stephenson 25 C 9 9 255 6-2 Alabama 11/20/1957 2 8 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 48th pick / 1980
10 Don Strock 32 9 0 220 6-5 Virginia Tech 11/27/1950 8 2 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 111th pick / 1973
60 Jeff Toews 25 g 9 1 255 6-3 Washington 11/4/1957 3 2 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1979
32 Tommy Vigorito 23 PR 9 1 193 5-10 Virginia 10/23/1959 1 6 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 138th pick / 1981
5 Uwe von Schamann 26 K 9 0 190 6-0 Oklahoma 4/23/1956 3 7 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 189th pick / 1979
41 Fulton Walker 24 KR 9 0 193 5-10 West Virginia 4/30/1958 1 0 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 154th pick / 1981
16 David Woodley 24 QB 9 9 210 6-2 LSU 10/25/1958 2 10 Miami Dolphins / 8th / 214th pick / 1980
Team Total 26.0 9 224.5 6-1.8 3.3