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1986 Miami Dolphins

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8-8-0, AFC East Division  · 1986 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 0.5, Offense: 6.2, Defense: -5.7, SoS: -1.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 430 points (26.9/g), 1st of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 405 points (25.3/g), 26th.
 Differential of 25 points (1.6/g), 12th.  Expected W-L: 8.6-7.4.

Coach: Don Shula (8-8-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Chuck Studley

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

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Dan Marino*+ 25 3 16 378 for 623, 4,746 yards, 44 td, 23 int, & 12 rushes for -3 yards and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 1st / 27th pick / 1983
RB Lorenzo Hampton 24 1 16 186 rushes for 830 yards, 9 td, & 61 catches for 446 yards and 3 td Miami Dolphins / 1st / 27th pick / 1985
FB Woody Bennett 31 7 14 36 rushes for 162 yards, 0 td, & 4 catches for 33 yards and 0 td
WR Mark Clayton* 25 3 14 60 catches for 1,150 yards, 10 td, & 2 rushes for 33 yards and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 8th / 223rd pick / 1983
WR Mark Duper* 27 4 16 67 catches for 1,313 yards, 11 td, & 1 rush for -10 yards and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1982
TE Bruce Hardy 30 8 16 54 catches for 430 yards, 5 td Miami Dolphins / 9th / 247th pick / 1978
LT Jon Giesler 30 7 7 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 24th pick / 1979
LG Roy Foster* 26 4 16 2 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 1st / 24th pick / 1982
C Dwight Stephenson*+ 29 6 16 1 fumble recovered Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 48th pick / 1980
RG Ronnie Lee 30 7 9 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 65th pick / 1979
RT Greg Koch 31 9 16 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 39th pick / 1977
 Defensive Starters
LDE T.J. Turner 23 Rook 15 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 81st pick / 1986
NT Bob Baumhower 31 9 12 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 40th pick / 1977
RDE George Little 23 1 16 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 65th pick / 1985
LOLB Bob Brudzinski 31 9 16 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 23rd pick / 1977
LILB Jackie Shipp 24 2 14 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Miami Dolphins / 1st / 14th pick / 1984
RILB John Offerdahl* 22 Rook 15 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1986
ROLB Mark Brown 25 3 11 5.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 9th / 250th pick / 1983
LCB William Judson 27 4 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 8th / 208th pick / 1981
RCB Paul Lankford 28 4 12 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 80th pick / 1982
SS Glenn Blackwood 29 7 10 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 8th / 215th pick / 1979
FS Bud Brown 25 2 15 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 11th / 305th pick / 1984
 Special Teams Starters
K Fuad Reveiz 23 1 0 14 of 22 field goals & 52 of 55 extra points Miami Dolphins / 7th / 195th pick / 1985
P Reggie Roby 25 3 0 56 punts for a 44.2 average, 0 blocked Miami Dolphins / 6th / 167th pick / 1983
PR Craig Ellis 25 Rook 0 24 punt returns for a 6.2 average and 0 td
KR Craig Ellis 25 Rook 0 25 kick returns for a 21.6 average and 0 td

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
73 Bob Baumhower 31 NT 12 12 261 6-5 Alabama 8/4/1955 9 3 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 40th pick / 1977
34 Woody Bennett 31 FB 16 14 227 6-2 Miami (FL) 3/24/1955 7 2
75 Doug Betters 30 de 16 1 262 6-7 Montana,Nevada-Reno 6/11/1956 8 1 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 163rd pick / 1978
47 Glenn Blackwood 29 SS 10 10 187 6-0 Texas 2/23/1957 7 3 Miami Dolphins / 8th / 215th pick / 1979
42 Lyle Blackwood 35 db 5 4 190 6-1 TCU 5/24/1951 13 2 Denver Broncos / 9th / 217th pick / 1973
53 Jay Brophy 26 4 0 233 6-3 Miami (FL) 7/27/1960 2 0 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1984
43 Bud Brown 25 FS 16 15 194 6-0 Southern Miss 4/19/1961 2 4 Miami Dolphins / 11th / 305th pick / 1984
32 Donald Brown 23 2 0 189 5-11 Oklahoma,Maryland 11/28/1963 Rook 0 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 129th pick / 1986
51 Mark Brown 25 ROLB 14 11 230 6-2 Purdue 7/18/1961 3 4 Miami Dolphins / 9th / 250th pick / 1983
59 Bob Brudzinski 31 LOLB 16 16 230 6-4 Ohio St. 1/1/1955 9 5 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 23rd pick / 1977
23 Joe Carter 24 7 0 198 5-11 Alabama 6/23/1962 2 0 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 109th pick / 1984
71 Mike Charles 24 nt 9 4 292 6-4 Syracuse 9/23/1962 3 2 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 55th pick / 1983
83 Mark Clayton* 25 WR 15 14 177 5-9 Louisville 4/8/1961 3 13 Miami Dolphins / 8th / 223rd pick / 1983
30 Ron Davenport 24 rb 16 2 230 6-2 Louisville 12/22/1962 1 5 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 167th pick / 1985
65 Jeff Dellenbach 23 lt 13 6 290 6-6 Wisconsin 2/14/1963 1 4 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 111th pick / 1985
85 Mark Duper* 27 WR 16 16 185 5-9 NW State (LA) 1/25/1959 4 14 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1982
33 Craig Ellis 25 KR 9 0 185 5-11 San Diego St. 1/26/1961 Rook 0
78 Jerome Foster 26 14 0 268 6-2 Ohio St. 7/25/1960 3 1 Houston Oilers / 5th / 139th pick / 1983
61 Roy Foster* 26 LG 16 16 282 6-4 USC 5/24/1960 4 13 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 24th pick / 1982
53 David Frye 25 lb 9 2 223 6-2 Purdue 6/21/1961 3 1
79 Jon Giesler 30 LT 7 7 262 6-5 Michigan 12/23/1956 7 4 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 24th pick / 1979
74 Cleveland Green 29 lt 11 5 265 6-3 Southern 9/11/1957 7 4
55 Hugh Green 27 lb 3 3 225 6-2 Pittsburgh 7/27/1959 5 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 7th pick / 1981
27 Lorenzo Hampton 24 RB 16 16 205 5-11 Florida 3/12/1962 1 12 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 27th pick / 1985
84 Bruce Hardy 30 TE 16 16 235 6-5 Arizona St. 6/1/1956 8 5 Miami Dolphins / 9th / 247th pick / 1978
90 Andy Hendel 25 lb 16 1 230 6-1 North Carolina St. 3/4/1961 Rook 1
11 Jim Jensen 28 16 0 215 6-4 Boston Univ. 11/14/1958 5 1 Miami Dolphins / 11th / 291st pick / 1981
87 Dan Johnson 26 te 15 1 240 6-3 Iowa St. 5/17/1960 3 2 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 170th pick / 1982
49 William Judson 27 LCB 16 16 189 6-1 South Carolina St. 3/26/1959 4 4 Miami Dolphins / 8th / 208th pick / 1981
68 Greg Koch 31 RT 16 16 270 6-4 Arkansas 6/14/1955 9 10 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 39th pick / 1977
94 Larry Kolic 23 lb 2 2 242 6-1 Ohio St. 8/31/1963 Rook 1 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 193rd pick / 1986
40 Mike Kozlowski 30 15 0 196 6-0 San Diego St.,BYU,Colorado 2/24/1956 7 1 Miami Dolphins / 10th / 272nd pick / 1979
44 Paul Lankford 28 RCB 12 12 185 6-1 Penn St. 6/15/1958 4 3 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 80th pick / 1982
66 Larry Lee 27 rg 16 5 265 6-2 UCLA 9/10/1959 5 4 Detroit Lions / 5th / 129th pick / 1981
72 Ronnie Lee 30 RG 10 9 265 6-3 Baylor 12/24/1956 7 6 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 65th pick / 1979
99 George Little 23 RDE 16 16 278 6-4 Iowa 6/27/1963 1 5 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 65th pick / 1985
13 Dan Marino*+ 25 QB 16 16 224 6-4 Pittsburgh 9/15/1961 3 18 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 27th pick / 1983
28 Don McNeal 28 db 15 1 190 5-11 Alabama 5/6/1958 6 1 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 21st pick / 1980
91 Mack Moore 27 7 0 258 6-4 Texas A&M 3/4/1959 1 0 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 152nd pick / 1981
89 Nat Moore 35 wr 16 1 184 5-9 Tenn-Martin,Florida 9/19/1951 12 5 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 78th pick / 1974
54 Alex Moyer 23 3 0 221 6-1 Northwestern 10/25/1963 1 0 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1985
22 Tony Nathan 30 16 0 206 6-0 Alabama 12/14/1956 7 7 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 61st pick / 1979
56 John Offerdahl* 22 RILB 15 15 232 6-3 West. Michigan 8/17/1964 Rook 8 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1986
82 James Pruitt 22 16 0 199 6-3 Cal State-Fullerton 1/29/1964 Rook 4 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 107th pick / 1986
7 Fuad Reveiz 23 K 16 0 225 5-11 Tennessee 2/24/1963 1 2 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 195th pick / 1985
91 Fred Robinson 25 4 0 240 6-4 Miami (FL) 10/22/1961 2 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 8th / 198th pick / 1984
4 Reggie Roby 25 P 15 0 249 6-3 Iowa 7/30/1961 3 3 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 167th pick / 1983
26 Donovan Rose 29 db 12 2 187 6-1 Hampton 3/9/1957 6 1
50 Jackie Shipp 24 LILB 16 14 235 6-2 Oklahoma 3/19/1962 2 4 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 14th pick / 1984
18 Mike Smith 24 14 0 171 6-0 Texas-El Paso 10/24/1962 1 1 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 91st pick / 1985
70 Brian Sochia 25 6 0 270 6-3 NW Oklahoma St. 7/2/1961 3 0
53 Jack Squirek 27 2 0 230 6-4 Illinois 2/16/1959 4 0 Los Angeles Raiders / 2nd / 35th pick / 1982
57 Dwight Stephenson*+ 29 C 16 16 255 6-2 Alabama 11/20/1957 6 19 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 48th pick / 1980
10 Don Strock 36 16 0 220 6-5 Virginia Tech 11/27/1950 12 1 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 111th pick / 1973
54 Johnny Taylor 25 1 0 237 6-4 Hawaii 6/21/1961 2 0
19 Reyna Thompson 23 db 16 4 194 6-0 Baylor 8/28/1963 Rook 2 Miami Dolphins / 9th / 247th pick / 1986
76 Tom Toth 24 13 0 279 6-5 West. Michigan 5/23/1962 Rook 1 New England Patriots / 4th / 102nd pick / 1985
95 T.J. Turner 23 LDE 16 15 276 6-4 Houston 5/16/1963 Rook 4 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 81st pick / 1986
Team Total 26.7 16 229.0 6-2.1 3.9