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1989 New Orleans Saints

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9-7-0, Finished 3rd in NFC West Division  · 1989 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 4.6, Offense: 2.3, Defense: 2.2, SoS: -0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 386 points (24.1/g), 5th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 301 points (18.8/g), 11th.
 Differential of 85 points (5.3/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 10.3-5.7.

Coach: Jim Mora (9-7-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Carl Smith
 Defensive Coordinator: Steve Sidwell

Stadium: Louisiana Superdome
 Training Camp: UW La Crosse (La Crosse, Wisconsin)

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 Bobby Hebert 29 4 13 222 for 353, 2,686 yards, 15 td, 15 int, & 25 rushes for 87 yards and 0 td
RB Dalton Hilliard* 25 3 16 344 rushes for 1,262 yards, 13 td, & 52 catches for 514 yards and 5 td New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 31st pick / 1986
FB Buford Jordan 27 3 7 38 rushes for 179 yards, 3 td, & 4 catches for 53 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 12th pick / 1984 Supp
WR Lonzell Hill 24 2 12 48 catches for 636 yards, 4 td, & 1 rush for -7 yards and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 40th pick / 1987
WR Eric Martin 28 4 15 68 catches for 1,090 yards, 8 td New Orleans Saints / 7th / 179th pick / 1985
TE Hoby Brenner 30 8 16 34 catches for 398 yards, 4 td New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 71st pick / 1981
LT Jim Dombrowski 26 3 16 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 1st / 6th pick / 1986
LG Brad Edelman 29 7 8 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 30th pick / 1982
C Joel Hilgenberg 27 5 13 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 4th / 97th pick / 1984
RG Steve Trapilo 25 2 16 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 96th pick / 1987
RT Stan Brock 31 9 16 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 1st / 12th pick / 1980
 Defensive Starters
LDE Frank Warren 30 8 16 9.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 57th pick / 1981
NT Jim Wilks 31 8 15 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 12th / 305th pick / 1981
RDE Jumpy Geathers 29 5 15 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 5 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1984
LOLB Rickey Jackson 31 8 14 7.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 51st pick / 1981
LILB Sam Mills 30 3 15 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RILB Vaughan Johnson* 27 3 16 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 1st / 15th pick / 1984 Supp
ROLB Pat Swilling* 25 3 15 16.5 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 60th pick / 1986
LCB Robert Massey 22 Rook 16 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 46th pick / 1989
RCB Toi Cook 25 2 14 1.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 8th / 207th pick / 1987
SS Gene Atkins 25 2 12 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 7th / 179th pick / 1987
FS Dave Waymer 31 9 16 0.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 41st pick / 1980
 Special Teams Starters
K Morten Andersen 29 7 0 20 of 29 field goals & 44 of 45 extra points New Orleans Saints / 4th / 86th pick / 1982
P Tommy Barnhardt 26 2 0 55 punts for a 39.6 average, 0 blocked Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 9th / 223rd pick / 1986
PR Rod Harris 23 Rook 0 27 punt returns for a 7.3 average and 0 td Houston Oilers / 4th / 104th pick / 1989
KR Rod Harris 23 Rook 0 19 kick returns for a 19.9 average and 0 td Houston Oilers / 4th / 104th pick / 1989

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
7 Morten Andersen 29 K 16 0 217 6-2 Michigan St. 8/19/1960 7 3 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 86th pick / 1982
28 Gene Atkins 25 SS 14 12 201 5-11 Florida A&M 11/22/1964 2 5 New Orleans Saints / 7th / 179th pick / 1987
6 Tommy Barnhardt 26 P 11 0 228 6-2 East Carolina,North Carolina 6/11/1963 2 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 9th / 223rd pick / 1986
85 Hoby Brenner 30 TE 16 16 240 6-4 USC 6/2/1959 8 4 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 71st pick / 1981
67 Stan Brock 31 RT 16 16 295 6-6 Colorado 6/8/1958 9 9 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 12th pick / 1980
41 Toi Cook 25 RCB 16 14 188 5-11 Stanford 12/3/1964 2 6 New Orleans Saints / 8th / 207th pick / 1987
79 Glenn Derby 25 3 0 290 6-6 Wisconsin 6/27/1964 Rook 0 New Orleans Saints / 8th / 218th pick / 1988
72 Jim Dombrowski 26 LG 16 16 300 6-5 Virginia 10/19/1963 3 9 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 6th pick / 1986
63 Brad Edelman 29 LG 8 8 265 6-6 Missouri 9/3/1960 7 5 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 30th pick / 1982
52 Brian Forde 26 lb 16 1 230 6-2 Washington St. 11/1/1963 1 2 New Orleans Saints / 7th / 190th pick / 1988
11 John Fourcade 29 qb 13 3 208 6-1 Mississippi 10/11/1960 2 4
32 Paul Frazier 22 15 0 188 5-8 NW State (LA) 11/12/1967 Rook 1
97 Jumpy Geathers 29 RDE 15 15 290 6-7 Wichita St. 6/26/1960 5 8 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1984
27 Antonio Gibson 27 db 16 3 206 6-3 Cincinnati 7/5/1962 3 2
86 Rod Harris 23 KR 11 0 183 5-10 Texas A&M 11/14/1966 Rook 0 Houston Oilers / 4th / 104th pick / 1989
70 Kevin Haverdink 24 lt 16 7 285 6-5 West. Michigan 10/20/1965 Rook 5 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 133rd pick / 1989
92 James Haynes 29 lb 3 2 230 6-2 Miss. Valley St. 8/9/1960 5 1
3 Bobby Hebert 29 QB 14 13 215 6-4 NW State (LA) 8/19/1960 4 11
34 Craig Heyward 23 fb 16 6 260 5-11 Pittsburgh 9/26/1966 1 2 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 24th pick / 1988
61 Joel Hilgenberg 27 C 16 13 250 6-3 Iowa 7/10/1962 5 8 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 97th pick / 1984
87 Lonzell Hill 24 WR 16 12 189 5-11 Washington 9/25/1965 2 7 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 40th pick / 1987
21 Dalton Hilliard* 25 RB 16 16 204 5-8 LSU 1/21/1964 3 15 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 31st pick / 1986
57 Rickey Jackson 31 LOLB 14 14 243 6-2 Pittsburgh 3/20/1958 8 7 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 51st pick / 1981
29 Undra Johnson 23 5 0 199 5-9 West Virginia 1/8/1966 Rook 0 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 172nd pick / 1989
53 Vaughan Johnson* 27 RILB 16 16 235 6-3 North Carolina St. 3/24/1962 3 13 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 15th pick / 1984 Supp
90 Walter Johnson 26 15 0 241 6-0 Louisiana Tech 11/13/1963 2 1 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 46th pick / 1987
89 Mike Jones 29 3 0 181 5-11 Tennessee St. 4/14/1960 6 0 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 159th pick / 1983
23 Buford Jordan 27 FB 11 7 223 6-0 McNeese St. 6/26/1962 3 2 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 12th pick / 1984 Supp
55 Joe Kohlbrand 26 16 0 242 6-4 Miami (FL) 3/18/1963 4 1 New Orleans Saints / 8th / 206th pick / 1985
60 Steve Korte 29 c 5 4 265 6-3 Arkansas 1/15/1960 6 2 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 38th pick / 1983
24 Milton Mack 26 db 16 5 188 5-11 Alcorn St. 9/20/1963 2 3 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 123rd pick / 1987
75 Doug Marrone 25 1 0 269 6-5 Syracuse 7/25/1964 2 0 Los Angeles Raiders / 6th / 164th pick / 1986
84 Eric Martin 28 WR 16 15 207 6-1 LSU 11/8/1961 4 11 New Orleans Saints / 7th / 179th pick / 1985
93 Wayne Martin 24 16 0 275 6-5 Arkansas 10/26/1965 Rook 2 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 19th pick / 1989
40 Robert Massey 22 LCB 16 16 200 5-11 North Carolina Central 2/17/1967 Rook 7 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 46th pick / 1989
39 Brett Maxie 27 db 16 2 194 6-2 Texas Southern 1/13/1962 4 3
22 Michael Mayes 23 2 0 182 5-10 LSU 8/17/1966 Rook 0 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 106th pick / 1989
51 Sam Mills 30 LILB 16 15 229 5-9 Montclair St. 6/3/1959 3 7
35 Bobby Morse 24 11 0 207 5-10 Michigan St. 10/3/1965 2 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 12th / 316th pick / 1987
38 Calvin Nicholson 22 1 0 183 5-9 Oregon St. 7/9/1967 Rook 0 New Orleans Saints / 11th / 300th pick / 1989
80 Brett Perriman 24 wr 14 1 180 5-9 Miami (FL) 10/10/1965 1 4 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1988
43 Kim Phillips 23 5 0 188 5-9 North Texas 10/28/1966 Rook 0 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 79th pick / 1989
83 Greg Scales 23 te 14 4 253 6-4 Wake Forest 5/9/1966 1 1 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 112th pick / 1988
89 Derrick Shepard 25 4 0 186 5-10 Oklahoma 1/22/1964 2 1
96 Michael Simmons 24 1 0 269 6-4 Mississippi St. 11/14/1965 Rook 0
56 Pat Swilling* 25 ROLB 16 15 245 6-3 Georgia Tech 10/25/1964 3 14 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 60th pick / 1986
69 Pat Swoopes 25 15 0 280 6-4 Mississippi St. 3/4/1964 2 1 New Orleans Saints / 11th / 284th pick / 1986
37 Bennie Thompson 26 2 0 210 6-0 Grambling St. 2/10/1963 Rook 0
82 John Tice 29 te 15 2 242 6-5 Maryland 6/22/1960 6 1 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 65th pick / 1983
65 Steve Trapilo 25 RG 16 16 290 6-5 Boston Col. 9/20/1964 2 9 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 96th pick / 1987
88 Floyd Turner 23 wr 13 1 192 5-11 NW State (LA) 5/29/1966 Rook 3 New Orleans Saints / 6th / 159th pick / 1989
78 Jeff Walker 26 13 0 295 6-4 Memphis 1/22/1963 3 1 San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 70th pick / 1986
73 Frank Warren 30 LDE 16 16 285 6-4 Auburn 9/14/1959 8 8 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 57th pick / 1981
44 Dave Waymer 31 FS 16 16 195 6-1 Notre Dame 7/1/1958 9 7 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 41st pick / 1980
94 Jim Wilks 31 NT 16 15 266 6-5 California,San Diego St. 3/12/1958 8 7 New Orleans Saints / 12th / 305th pick / 1981
9 George Winslow 26 5 0 205 6-4 Wisconsin,Villanova 7/28/1963 2 0
Team Total 26.2 16 230.5 6-1.6 3.0