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1998 Miami Dolphins

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10-6-0, Finished 2nd in AFC East Division  · 1998 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 5.9, Offense: -0.7, Defense: 6.5, SoS: 2.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 321 points (20.1/g), 16th of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 265 points (16.6/g), 1st.
 Differential of 56 points (3.5/g), 10th.  Expected W-L: 9.8-6.2.

Coach: Jimmy Johnson (10-6-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Kippy Brown
 Defensive Coordinator: George Hill

Stadium: Pro Player Stadium
 Training Camp: Nova Southeastern University (Davie, 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 37 15 16 310 for 537, 3,497 yards, 23 td, 15 int, & 21 rushes for -3 yards and 1 td Miami Dolphins / 1st / 27th pick / 1983
RB Karim Abdul-Jabbar 24 2 15 270 rushes for 960 yards, 6 td, & 21 catches for 102 yards and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 80th pick / 1996
FB Stanley Pritchett 25 2 12 6 rushes for 19 yards, 1 td, & 17 catches for 97 yards and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 4th / 118th pick / 1996
WR Oronde Gadsden 27 Rook 12 48 catches for 713 yards, 7 td
WR O.J. McDuffie 29 5 16 90 catches for 1,050 yards, 7 td, & 3 rushes for 11 yards and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 1st / 25th pick / 1993
TE Troy Drayton 28 5 15 30 catches for 334 yards, 3 td Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 39th pick / 1993
LT Richmond Webb 31 8 9 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 9th pick / 1990
LG Mark Dixon 28 Rook 10 2 fumbles recovered
C Tim Ruddy 26 4 16 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 65th pick / 1994
RG Kevin Donnalley 30 7 14 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 3rd / 79th pick / 1991
RT James Brown 28 5 16 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1992
 Defensive Starters
LDE Kenny Mixon 23 Rook 16 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 49th pick / 1998
LDT Tim Bowens* 25 4 16 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 20th pick / 1994
RDT Daryl Gardener 25 2 16 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 1st / 20th pick / 1996
RDE Jason Taylor 24 1 15 9.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1997
LLB Derrick Rodgers 27 1 16 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 92nd pick / 1997
MLB Zach Thomas+ 25 2 16 2.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 5th / 154th pick / 1996
RLB Robert Jones 29 6 16 5.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 24th pick / 1992
LCB Terrell Buckley 27 6 16 0.0 sacks, 8 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 5th pick / 1992
RCB Sam Madison 24 1 16 1.0 sacks, 8 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 44th pick / 1997
SS Calvin Jackson 26 4 15 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
FS Brock Marion 28 5 16 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 196th pick / 1993
 Special Teams Starters
K Olindo Mare 25 1 0 22 of 27 field goals & 33 of 34 extra points
P Klaus Wilmsmeyer 31 6 0 93 punts for a 42.5 average, 1 blocked Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 12th / 311th pick / 1992
PR Terrell Buckley 27 6 16 29 punt returns for a 12.2 average and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 5th pick / 1992
KR John Avery 22 Rook 0 43 kick returns for a 25.2 average and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 1st / 29th pick / 1998

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
33 Karim Abdul-Jabbar 24 RB 15 15 194 5-10 UCLA 6/28/1974 2 6 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 80th pick / 1996
93 Trace Armstrong 33 16 0 275 6-4 Arizona St.,Florida 10/5/1965 9 3 Chicago Bears / 1st / 12th pick / 1989
20 John Avery 22 KR 16 0 188 5-9 Mississippi 1/11/1976 Rook 4 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 29th pick / 1998
60 John Bock 27 lg 16 6 290 6-3 Louisville,Indiana St. 2/11/1971 3 4
95 Tim Bowens* 25 LDT 16 16 325 6-4 Mississippi 2/7/1973 4 11 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 20th pick / 1994
57 O.J. Brigance 29 16 0 236 6-0 Rice 9/29/1969 2 1
91 Lorenzo Bromell 23 14 0 260 6-6 Clemson 9/23/1975 Rook 3 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 102nd pick / 1998
76 James Brown 28 RT 16 16 330 6-6 Virginia St. 1/30/1970 5 7 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1992
77 Jeff Buckey 24 7 0 305 6-5 Stanford 8/7/1974 2 1 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 230th pick / 1996
27 Terrell Buckley 27 LCB 16 16 180 5-10 Florida St. 6/7/1971 6 10 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 5th pick / 1992
75 Shane Burton 24 15 0 305 6-6 Tennessee 1/18/1974 2 2 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 150th pick / 1996
80 Horace Copeland 27 2 0 200 6-3 Miami (FL) 1/2/1971 5 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 104th pick / 1993
80 Kirby Dar Dar 26 2 0 185 5-9 Syracuse 3/27/1972 3 0
63 Mark Dixon 28 LG 11 10 295 6-4 Virginia 11/26/1970 Rook 5
65 Kevin Donnalley 30 RG 14 14 310 6-5 Davidson,North Carolina 6/10/1968 7 6 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 79th pick / 1991
17 Todd Doxzon 23 9 0 186 6-1 Iowa St. 3/28/1975 Rook 0
84 Troy Drayton 28 TE 15 15 260 6-3 Penn St. 6/29/1970 5 3 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 39th pick / 1993
86 Oronde Gadsden 27 WR 16 12 215 6-2 Winston-Salem St. 8/20/1971 Rook 6
92 Daryl Gardener 25 RDT 16 16 295 6-6 Baylor 2/25/1973 2 9 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 20th pick / 1996
51 Anthony Harris 25 5 0 231 6-1 Auburn 1/25/1973 2 0
28 Ray Hill 23 2 0 182 6-0 Michigan St. 8/7/1975 Rook 0
50 Dwight Hollier 29 16 0 246 6-2 North Carolina 4/21/1969 6 2 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 97th pick / 1992
11 Damon Huard 25 2 0 215 6-3 Washington 7/9/1973 Rook 0
53 Larry Izzo 24 13 0 228 5-10 Rice 9/26/1974 2 1
38 Calvin Jackson 26 SS 16 15 185 5-9 Auburn 10/28/1972 4 6
19 Nate Jacquet 23 15 0 185 6-0 San Diego St. 9/2/1975 1 1 Indianapolis Colts / 5th / 150th pick / 1997
52 Robert Jones 29 RLB 16 16 244 6-3 East Carolina 9/27/1969 6 10 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 24th pick / 1992
88 Charles Jordan 29 3 0 182 5-11 Long Beach CC 10/9/1969 4 0
83 Henry Lusk 26 te 3 1 245 6-2 Utah 5/8/1972 2 0 New Orleans Saints / 7th / 246th pick / 1996
29 Sam Madison 24 RCB 16 16 185 5-11 Louisville 4/23/1974 1 16 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 44th pick / 1997
10 Olindo Mare 25 K 16 0 190 5-10 MacMurray,Syracuse 6/6/1973 1 3
13 Dan Marino 37 QB 16 16 224 6-4 Pittsburgh 9/15/1961 15 10 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 27th pick / 1983
31 Brock Marion 28 FS 16 16 200 5-11 Nevada-Reno 6/11/1970 5 7 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 196th pick / 1993
81 O.J. McDuffie 29 WR 16 16 194 5-10 Penn St. 12/2/1969 5 9 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 25th pick / 1993
79 Kenny Mixon 23 LDE 16 16 271 6-4 LSU 5/31/1975 Rook 8 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 49th pick / 1998
34 Ronald Moore 28 rb 1 1 220 5-10 Pittsburg St. 1/26/1970 5 0 Phoenix Cardinals / 4th / 87th pick / 1993
30 Bernie Parmalee 31 15 0 201 5-11 Ball St. 9/16/1967 6 2
89 Ed Perry 24 te 14 5 265 6-4 James Madison 9/1/1974 1 2 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 177th pick / 1997
36 Stanley Pritchett 25 FB 16 12 250 6-2 South Carolina 12/22/1973 2 1 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 118th pick / 1996
59 Derrick Rodgers 27 LLB 16 16 230 6-0 Arizona St. 10/14/1971 1 8 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 92nd pick / 1997
61 Tim Ruddy 26 C 16 16 295 6-3 Notre Dame 4/27/1972 4 7 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 65th pick / 1994
68 Mike Sheldon 25 t 9 2 305 6-4 Grand Valley St. 6/8/1973 1 2
74 Brent Smith 25 lt 8 7 305 6-5 Mississippi St. 11/21/1973 Rook 3 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 96th pick / 1997
21 Rayna Stewart 25 14 0 198 5-10 Northern Arizona 6/18/1973 2 1 Houston Oilers / 5th / 143rd pick / 1996
67 Barry Stokes 25 3 0 310 6-4 East. Michigan 12/20/1973 Rook 0
96 Danny Stubbs 33 de 5 1 265 6-4 Miami (FL) 1/3/1965 10 1 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1988
23 Patrick Surtain 22 16 0 192 5-11 Southern Miss 6/19/1976 Rook 2 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 44th pick / 1998
72 Barron Tanner 25 13 0 360 6-3 Oklahoma 9/14/1973 1 1 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 149th pick / 1997
99 Jason Taylor 24 RDE 16 15 255 6-6 Akron 9/1/1974 1 9 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1997
85 Lamar Thomas 28 wr 16 2 175 6-1 Miami (FL) 2/12/1970 5 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 60th pick / 1993
54 Zach Thomas+ 25 MLB 16 16 230 5-11 Texas Tech 9/1/1973 2 19 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 154th pick / 1996
80 Iheanyi Uwaezuoke 25 4 0 198 6-2 California 7/24/1973 2 0 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 160th pick / 1996
82 Frank Wainright 31 te 16 1 255 6-2 Northern Colorado 10/10/1967 7 0 New Orleans Saints / 8th / 210th pick / 1991
45 Brian Walker 26 16 0 205 6-1 Washington St. 5/31/1972 2 2
78 Richmond Webb 31 LT 9 9 325 6-6 Texas A&M 1/11/1967 8 4 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 9th pick / 1990
8 Klaus Wilmsmeyer 31 P 16 0 210 6-2 Louisville 12/4/1967 6 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 12th / 311th pick / 1992
24 Jerry Wilson 25 16 0 190 5-11 Southern 7/17/1973 2 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 105th pick / 1995
22 Shawn Wooden 25 db 2 1 205 5-11 Notre Dame 10/23/1973 2 0 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 189th pick / 1996
Team Total 26.5 16 239.4 6-1.6 3.1