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1999 New Orleans Saints

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3-13-0, Finished 5th in NFC West Division  · 1999 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -12.1, Offense: -5.3, Defense: -6.9, SoS: -1.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 260 points (16.2/g), 29th of 31 in the NFL. Allowed 434 points (27.1/g), 28th.
 Differential of -174 points (-10.9/g), 29th.  Expected W-L: 3.7-12.3.

Coach: Mike Ditka (3-13-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Danny Abramowicz
 Defensive Coordinator: Zaven Yaralian
 Other Notable Asst.: Tom Clements (Quarterbacks)

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

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 Billy Joe Tolliver 33 10 7 139 for 268, 1,916 yards, 7 td, 16 int, & 26 rushes for 142 yards and 3 td San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 51st pick / 1989
RB Ricky Williams 22 Rook 12 253 rushes for 884 yards, 2 td, & 28 catches for 172 yards and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 1st / 5th pick / 1999
FB Aaron Craver 31 8 10 17 rushes for 40 yards, 0 td, & 19 catches for 154 yards and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 60th pick / 1991
WR Eddie Kennison 26 3 16 61 catches for 835 yards, 4 td, & 3 rushes for 20 yards and 0 td St. Louis Rams / 1st / 18th pick / 1996
WR Keith Poole 25 2 15 42 catches for 796 yards, 6 td, & 1 rush for 14 yards and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 4th / 116th pick / 1997
TE Cam Cleeland 24 1 8 26 catches for 325 yards, 1 td New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 40th pick / 1998
LT Willie Roaf* 29 6 16 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 1st / 8th pick / 1993
LG Tom Ackerman 27 3 8 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 145th pick / 1996
C Jerry Fontenot 33 10 16 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 3rd / 65th pick / 1989
RG Chris Naeole 25 2 15 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 10th pick / 1997
RT Kyle Turley 24 1 16 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 7th pick / 1998
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jared Tomich 25 2 6 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 39th pick / 1997
LDT Wayne Martin 34 10 16 4.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 1st / 19th pick / 1989
RDT La'Roi Glover 25 3 16 8.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 5th / 166th pick / 1996
RDE Brady Smith 26 3 16 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 70th pick / 1996
LLB Keith Mitchell 25 2 16 3.5 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
MLB Chris Bordano 25 1 12 New Orleans Saints / 6th / 161st pick / 1998
RLB Mark Fields 27 4 14 4.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 1st / 13th pick / 1995
LCB Ashley Ambrose 29 7 16 0.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 29th pick / 1992
RCB Fred Weary 25 1 11 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 4th / 97th pick / 1998
SS Sammy Knight 24 2 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered
FS Willie Clay 29 7 9 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 8th / 221st pick / 1992
 Special Teams Starters
K Doug Brien 29 5 0 24 of 29 field goals & 20 of 21 extra points San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 85th pick / 1994
P Tommy Barnhardt 36 12 0 82 punts for a 39.8 average, 0 blocked Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 9th / 223rd pick / 1986
PR Eddie Kennison 26 3 16 35 punt returns for a 7.4 average and 0 td St. Louis Rams / 1st / 18th pick / 1996
KR Dino Philyaw 29 4 0 53 kick returns for a 22.0 average and 0 td New England Patriots / 6th / 195th pick / 1995

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
69 Tom Ackerman 27 LG 16 8 290 6-3 East. Washington 9/6/1972 3 4 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 145th pick / 1996
54 Ink Aleaga 26 lb 8 2 251 6-1 Washington 4/27/1973 2 1
43 Ashley Ambrose 29 LCB 16 16 190 5-11 Miss. Valley St. 9/17/1970 7 6 Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 29th pick / 1992
6 Tommy Barnhardt 36 P 16 0 228 6-2 East Carolina,North Carolina 6/11/1963 12 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 9th / 223rd pick / 1986
89 Brett Bech 28 8 0 184 6-1 LSU 8/20/1971 2 0
56 Chris Bordano 25 MLB 15 12 241 6-1 SMU 12/30/1974 1 4 New Orleans Saints / 6th / 161st pick / 1998
10 Doug Brien 29 K 16 0 180 6-0 California 11/24/1970 5 3 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 85th pick / 1994
30 Je'Rod Cherry 26 16 0 210 6-1 California 5/30/1973 3 1 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 40th pick / 1996
51 Phil Clarke 22 lb 8 3 241 6-0 Pittsburgh 1/9/1977 Rook 1
42 Willie Clay 29 FS 16 9 193 5-10 Georgia Tech 9/5/1970 7 4 Detroit Lions / 8th / 221st pick / 1992
85 Cam Cleeland 24 TE 11 8 272 6-5 Washington 8/15/1975 1 2 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 40th pick / 1998
32 Aaron Craver 31 FB 13 10 218 6-0 Fresno St. 12/18/1968 8 1 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 60th pick / 1991
28 Troy Davis 24 rb 16 2 191 5-7 Iowa St. 9/14/1975 2 1 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1997
81 Lawrence Dawsey 32 10 0 192 6-0 Florida St. 11/16/1967 8 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 66th pick / 1991
9 Jake Delhomme 24 qb 2 2 215 6-2 La-Lafayette 1/10/1975 Rook 2
22 Tyronne Drakeford 28 rcb 10 5 185 5-11 Virginia Tech 6/21/1971 5 2 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 62nd pick / 1994
55 Mark Fields 27 RLB 14 14 244 6-2 Washington St. 11/9/1972 4 6 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 13th pick / 1995
62 Jerry Fontenot 33 C 16 16 300 6-3 Texas A&M 11/21/1966 10 7 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 65th pick / 1989
80 P.J. Franklin 22 3 0 180 5-10 Tulane 9/28/1977 Rook 0
86 Kendall Gammon 31 16 0 255 6-4 Pittsburg St. 10/23/1968 7 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 11th / 291st pick / 1992
97 La'Roi Glover 25 RDT 16 16 285 6-2 San Diego St. 7/4/1974 3 7 Oakland Raiders / 5th / 166th pick / 1996
79 Mike Halapin 26 dt 9 3 294 6-4 Pittsburgh 7/1/1973 3 1
96 Uhuru Hamiter 26 5 0 280 6-4 Delaware St. 3/14/1973 Rook 0
36 Corey Harris 23 3 0 187 5-10 The Citadel,North Alabama 11/28/1976 Rook 0
88 Andre Hastings 29 wr 15 5 190 6-1 Georgia 11/7/1970 6 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 76th pick / 1993
23 Chris Hewitt 25 12 0 210 6-0 Cincinnati 7/22/1974 2 1
12 Billy Joe Hobert 28 qb 9 7 230 6-3 Washington 1/8/1971 4 2 Los Angeles Raiders / 3rd / 58th pick / 1993
44 Rob Kelly 25 fs 16 7 199 6-0 Ohio St. 6/21/1974 2 3 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1997
82 Eddie Kennison 26 PR 16 16 201 6-1 LSU 1/20/1973 3 6 St. Louis Rams / 1st / 18th pick / 1996
29 Sammy Knight 24 SS 16 16 215 6-0 USC 9/10/1975 2 5
21 Earl Little 26 1 0 200 6-1 Michigan,Miami (FL) 3/10/1973 1 0
93 Wayne Martin 34 LDT 16 16 275 6-5 Arkansas 10/26/1965 10 6 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 19th pick / 1989
99 Darren Mickell 29 1 0 285 6-4 Florida 8/3/1970 7 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 2nd pick / 1992 Supp
59 Keith Mitchell 25 LLB 16 16 236 6-2 Texas A&M 7/24/1974 2 6
50 Kevin Mitchell 28 lb 16 1 258 6-1 Syracuse 2/1/1971 5 1 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1994
25 Alex Molden 26 13 0 190 5-10 Oregon 8/4/1973 3 1 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 11th pick / 1996
65 Chris Naeole 25 RG 15 15 317 6-3 Colorado 12/25/1974 2 6 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 10th pick / 1997
64 Robert Newkirk 22 5 0 290 6-3 Michigan St. 3/6/1977 Rook 0
33 Wilmont Perry 24 rb 7 3 230 6-1 Livingstone 2/24/1975 1 1 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 132nd pick / 1998
37 Dino Philyaw 29 KR 13 0 205 5-10 Oregon 10/30/1970 4 0 New England Patriots / 6th / 195th pick / 1995
83 Keith Poole 25 WR 15 15 188 6-0 Arizona St. 6/18/1974 2 6 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 116th pick / 1997
40 Marvin Powell 23 9 0 235 6-2 USC 6/6/1976 Rook 0
77 Willie Roaf* 29 LT 16 16 320 6-5 Louisiana Tech 4/18/1970 6 9 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 8th pick / 1993
95 Austin Robbins 28 dt 14 3 290 6-6 North Carolina 3/1/1971 5 2 Los Angeles Raiders / 4th / 120th pick / 1994
84 Scott Slutzker 27 te 11 2 250 6-4 Iowa 12/20/1972 3 1 Indianapolis Colts / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1996
91 Brady Smith 26 RDE 16 16 274 6-5 Colorado St. 6/5/1973 3 6 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 70th pick / 1996
26 Lamar Smith 29 rb 13 2 230 5-11 Houston 11/29/1970 5 2 Seattle Seahawks / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1994
52 Vinson Smith 34 12 0 243 6-2 East Carolina 7/3/1965 11 1
78 Daryl Terrell 24 t 12 1 317 6-4 Southern Miss 1/25/1975 Rook 1
11 Billy Joe Tolliver 33 QB 10 7 217 6-1 Texas Tech 2/7/1966 10 5 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 51st pick / 1989
90 Jared Tomich 25 LDE 8 6 281 6-3 Nebraska 4/24/1974 2 2 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 39th pick / 1997
68 Kyle Turley 24 RT 16 16 309 6-5 San Diego St. 9/24/1975 1 7 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 7th pick / 1998
24 Fred Weary 25 RCB 16 11 181 5-10 Florida 4/12/1974 1 5 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 97th pick / 1998
98 Willie Whitehead 26 de 16 3 300 6-3 Auburn 1/26/1973 Rook 3
47 Josh Wilcox 25 te 8 4 253 6-2 Oregon 6/5/1974 1 0
34 Ricky Williams 22 RB 12 12 226 5-10 Texas 5/21/1977 Rook 5 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 5th pick / 1999
63 Wally Williams 28 lg 6 6 305 6-2 Florida A&M 2/20/1971 6 3
92 Troy Wilson 29 de 16 4 257 6-4 Pittsburg St. 11/22/1970 6 3 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 194th pick / 1993
7 Danny Wuerffel 25 4 0 212 6-1 Florida 5/27/1974 2 1 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 99th pick / 1997
Team Total 26.9 16 239.4 6-1.5 3.6