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1984 Miami Dolphins

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14-2-0, Finished 1st in AFC East Division  · 1984 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 10.6, Offense: 9.1, Defense: 1.5, SoS: -2.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 513 points (32.1/g), 1st of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 298 points (18.6/g), 7th.
 Differential of 215 points (13.4/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 12.5-3.5.

Coach: Don Shula (14-2-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Chuck Studley

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

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 Dan Marino*+ 23 1 16 362 for 564, 5,084 yards, 48 td, 17 int, & 28 rushes for -7 yards and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 1st / 27th pick / 1983
RB Tony Nathan 28 5 12 118 rushes for 558 yards, 1 td, & 61 catches for 579 yards and 2 td Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 61st pick / 1979
FB Woody Bennett 29 5 9 144 rushes for 606 yards, 7 td, & 6 catches for 44 yards and 1 td
WR Mark Clayton* 23 1 15 73 catches for 1,389 yards, 18 td, & 3 rushes for 35 yards and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 8th / 223rd pick / 1983
WR Mark Duper* 25 2 16 71 catches for 1,306 yards, 8 td Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1982
TE Dan Johnson 24 1 16 34 catches for 426 yards, 3 td Miami Dolphins / 7th / 170th pick / 1982
LT Jon Giesler 28 5 16 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 24th pick / 1979
LG Roy Foster 24 2 16 1 fumble recovered Miami Dolphins / 1st / 24th pick / 1982
C Dwight Stephenson*+ 27 4 16 1 fumble recovered Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 48th pick / 1980
RG Ed Newman*+ 33 11 16 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 156th pick / 1973
RT Cleveland Green 27 5 12
 Defensive Starters
LDE Doug Betters 28 6 16 14.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Miami Dolphins / 6th / 163rd pick / 1978
NT Bob Baumhower* 29 7 15 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 40th pick / 1977
RDE Kim Bokamper 30 7 10 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 1st / 19th pick / 1976
LOLB Bob Brudzinski 29 7 16 3.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 23rd pick / 1977
LILB A.J. Duhe* 29 7 8 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 1st / 13th pick / 1977
RILB Mark Brown 23 1 9 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 9th / 250th pick / 1983
ROLB Charles Bowser 25 2 15 9.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Miami Dolphins / 4th / 108th pick / 1982
LCB Don McNeal 26 4 10 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 1st / 21st pick / 1980
RCB William Judson 25 2 16 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 8th / 208th pick / 1981
SS Glenn Blackwood 27 5 16 0.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Miami Dolphins / 8th / 215th pick / 1979
FS Lyle Blackwood 33 11 16 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 9th / 217th pick / 1973
 Special Teams Starters
K Uwe von Schamann 28 5 0 9 of 19 field goals & 66 of 70 extra points Miami Dolphins / 7th / 189th pick / 1979
P Reggie Roby*+ 23 1 0 51 punts for a 44.7 average, 0 blocked Miami Dolphins / 6th / 167th pick / 1983
PR Fulton Walker 26 3 0 21 punt returns for a 8.0 average and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 6th / 154th pick / 1981
KR Fulton Walker 26 3 0 29 kick returns for a 21.3 average and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 6th / 154th pick / 1981

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
70 Bill Barnett 28 de 16 1 256 6-4 Nebraska 5/10/1956 4 2 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 75th pick / 1980
73 Bob Baumhower* 29 NT 15 15 261 6-5 Alabama 8/4/1955 7 13 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 40th pick / 1977
34 Woody Bennett 29 FB 16 9 227 6-2 Miami (FL) 3/24/1955 5 6
78 Charles Benson 24 16 0 267 6-3 Baylor 11/21/1960 1 1 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 76th pick / 1983
75 Doug Betters 28 LDE 16 16 262 6-7 Montana,Nevada 6/11/1956 6 8 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 163rd pick / 1978
47 Glenn Blackwood 27 SS 16 16 187 6-0 Texas 2/23/1957 5 7 Miami Dolphins / 8th / 215th pick / 1979
42 Lyle Blackwood 33 FS 16 16 190 6-1 TCU 5/24/1951 11 7 Denver Broncos / 9th / 217th pick / 1973
58 Kim Bokamper 30 RDE 11 10 245 6-6 Concordia-Moorhead (MN),San Jose St. 9/25/1954 7 5 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 19th pick / 1976
56 Charles Bowser 25 ROLB 15 15 231 6-3 Duke 10/2/1959 2 7 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 108th pick / 1982
53 Jay Brophy 24 lilb 11 5 233 6-3 Miami (FL) 7/27/1960 Rook 3 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1984
43 Bud Brown 23 16 0 194 6-0 Southern Miss 4/19/1961 Rook 1 Miami Dolphins / 11th / 305th pick / 1984
51 Mark Brown 23 RILB 16 9 230 6-2 Purdue 7/18/1961 1 4 Miami Dolphins / 9th / 250th pick / 1983
59 Bob Brudzinski 29 LOLB 16 16 230 6-4 Ohio St. 1/1/1955 7 7 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 23rd pick / 1977
82 Fernanza Burgess 24 3 0 210 6-1 Morris Brown 3/6/1960 Rook 0
23 Joe Carter 22 rb 13 2 198 5-11 Alabama 6/23/1962 Rook 5 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 109th pick / 1984
81 Jimmy Cefalo 28 16 0 190 5-11 Penn St. 10/6/1956 6 2 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 81st pick / 1978
71 Mike Charles 22 rde 10 6 292 6-4 Syracuse 9/23/1962 1 3 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 55th pick / 1983
86 John Chesley 22 1 0 225 6-5 Oklahoma St. 7/2/1962 Rook 0 Miami Dolphins / 10th / 277th pick / 1984
76 Steve Clark 24 12 0 255 6-4 Utah 8/2/1960 2 1 Miami Dolphins / 9th / 239th pick / 1982
83 Mark Clayton* 23 WR 15 15 177 5-9 Louisville 4/8/1961 1 16 Miami Dolphins / 8th / 223rd pick / 1983
77 A.J. Duhe* 29 LILB 12 8 247 6-4 LSU 11/27/1955 7 7 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 13th pick / 1977
85 Mark Duper* 25 WR 16 16 185 5-9 NW State (LA) 1/25/1959 2 15 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1982
61 Roy Foster 24 LG 16 16 282 6-4 USC 5/24/1960 2 10 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 24th pick / 1982
37 Andra Franklin 25 rb 2 2 225 5-10 Nebraska 8/22/1959 3 1 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 56th pick / 1981
79 Jon Giesler 28 LT 16 16 262 6-5 Michigan 12/23/1956 5 10 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 24th pick / 1979
74 Cleveland Green 27 RT 16 12 265 6-3 Southern 9/11/1957 5 8
84 Bruce Hardy 28 te 16 5 235 6-5 Arizona St. 6/1/1956 6 3 Miami Dolphins / 9th / 247th pick / 1978
88 Vince Heflin 25 16 0 185 6-0 Central State (OH) 7/7/1959 2 0
31 Eddie Hill 27 16 0 205 6-2 Memphis 5/13/1957 5 0 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 54th pick / 1979
11 Jim Jensen 26 wr 16 2 215 6-4 Boston Univ. 11/14/1958 3 2 Miami Dolphins / 11th / 291st pick / 1981
87 Dan Johnson 24 TE 16 16 240 6-3 Iowa St. 5/17/1960 1 5 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 170th pick / 1982
46 Pete Johnson 30 13 0 252 6-0 Ohio St. 3/2/1954 7 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 49th pick / 1977
91 Ed Judie 25 2 0 231 6-2 Northern Arizona 7/6/1959 2 0
49 William Judson 25 RCB 16 16 189 6-1 South Carolina St. 3/26/1959 2 7 Miami Dolphins / 8th / 208th pick / 1981
40 Mike Kozlowski 28 16 0 196 6-0 San Diego St.,BYU,Colorado 2/24/1956 5 1 Miami Dolphins / 10th / 272nd pick / 1979
68 Eric Laakso 28 t 4 4 285 6-4 Tulane 11/29/1956 6 3 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 106th pick / 1978
44 Paul Lankford 26 lcb 16 6 185 6-1 Penn St. 6/15/1958 2 4 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 80th pick / 1982
72 Ronnie Lee 28 16 0 265 6-3 Baylor 12/24/1956 5 2 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 65th pick / 1979
13 Dan Marino*+ 23 QB 16 16 224 6-4 Pittsburgh 9/15/1961 1 21 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 27th pick / 1983
28 Don McNeal 26 LCB 11 10 190 5-11 Alabama 5/6/1958 4 5 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 21st pick / 1980
89 Nat Moore 33 wr 16 1 184 5-9 Tenn-Martin,Florida 9/19/1951 10 7 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 78th pick / 1974
22 Tony Nathan 28 RB 16 12 206 6-0 Alabama 12/14/1956 5 12 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 61st pick / 1979
64 Ed Newman*+ 33 RG 16 16 245 6-2 Florida Atlantic,Duke 6/4/1951 11 19 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 156th pick / 1973
55 Earnest Rhone 31 RILB 15 10 220 6-2 Henderson St. 8/20/1953 9 5
4 Reggie Roby*+ 23 P 16 0 249 6-3 Iowa 7/30/1961 1 3 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 167th pick / 1983
80 Joe Rose 27 9 0 228 6-3 California 6/24/1957 4 2 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 185th pick / 1980
50 Jackie Shipp 22 16 0 235 6-2 Oklahoma 3/19/1962 Rook 1 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 14th pick / 1984
52 Sanders Shiver 30 14 0 227 6-2 Carson-Newman 2/14/1954 8 0 Baltimore Colts / 5th / 134th pick / 1976
45 Robert Sowell 23 16 0 175 5-11 Howard 6/23/1961 1 1
57 Dwight Stephenson*+ 27 C 16 16 255 6-2 Alabama 11/20/1957 4 19 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 48th pick / 1980
10 Don Strock 34 16 0 220 6-5 Virginia Tech 11/27/1950 10 0 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 111th pick / 1973
54 Rodell Thomas 26 lb 14 1 225 6-2 Alabama St. 8/2/1958 3 2
60 Jeff Toews 27 16 0 255 6-3 Washington 11/4/1957 5 2 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1979
5 Uwe von Schamann 28 K 16 0 190 6-0 Oklahoma 4/23/1956 5 0 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 189th pick / 1979
41 Fulton Walker 26 KR 12 0 193 5-10 West Virginia 4/30/1958 3 0 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 154th pick / 1981
Team Total 26.6 16 226.0 6-2.0 4.0