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1969 New York Giants

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6-8-0, Finished 2nd in NFL Century Division  · 1969 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -4.5, Offense: -3.8, Defense: -0.7, SoS: -2.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 264 points (18.9/g), 13th of 16 in the NFL. Allowed 298 points (21.3/g), 8th.
 Differential of -34 points (-2.4/g), 10th.  Expected W-L: 6.0-8.0.

Coach: Alex Webster (6-8-0)

Stadium: Yankee Stadium
 Training Camp: Fairfield University (Fairfield, Connecticut)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Fran Tarkenton* 29 8 14 220 for 409, 2,918 yards, 23 td, 8 int, & 37 rushes for 172 yards and 0 td Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 29th pick / 1961
Boston Patriots / 5th / 34th pick / 1961
HB Ernie Koy 27 4 0 76 rushes for 300 yards, 2 td, & 19 catches for 152 yards and 4 td Houston Oilers / 3rd / 18th pick / 1965
New York Giants / 11th / 141st pick / 1965
FB Joe Morrison 32 10 0 107 rushes for 387 yards, 4 td, & 44 catches for 647 yards and 7 td New York Giants / 3rd / 34th pick / 1959
FL Don Herrmann 22 Rook 0 33 catches for 423 yards, 5 td New York Giants / 15th / 379th pick / 1969
SE Homer Jones 28 5 0 42 catches for 744 yards, 1 td, & 3 rushes for 8 yards and 0 td Houston Oilers / 5th / 33rd pick / 1963
New York Giants / 20th / 278th pick / 1963
TE Freeman White 26 3 0 29 catches for 315 yards, 1 td Denver Broncos / 2nd / 11th pick / 1966
New York Giants / 9th / 132nd pick / 1966
LT Willie Young 26 3 0
LG Pete Case 29 7 0 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1962
Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 27th pick / 1962
C Greg Larson 30 8 0 New York Giants / 6th / 81st pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 11th / 87th pick / 1961
RG Doug Van Horn 25 3 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 39th pick / 1966
Detroit Lions / 4th / 55th pick / 1966
RT Rich Buzin 23 1 0 New York Giants / 2nd / 41st pick / 1968
 Defensive Starters
LDE Bruce Anderson 25 3 0 Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 82nd pick / 1966
LDT Joe Szczecko 27 3 0
RDT Bob Lurtsema 27 2 0
RDE Fred Dryer 23 Rook 14 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 1st / 13th pick / 1969
LLB Henry Davis 27 1 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 11th / 288th pick / 1968
MLB Ralph Heck 28 6 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 144th pick / 1963
RLB Tommy Crutcher 28 5 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 41st pick / 1964
Kansas City Chiefs / 11th / 82nd pick / 1964
LCB Scott Eaton 25 2 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 8th / 187th pick / 1967
RCB Willie Williams* 27 4 0 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 8th / 99th pick / 1965
LS Bruce Maher 32 9 0 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 15th / 173rd pick / 1959
RS Spider Lockhart 26 4 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 13th / 169th pick / 1965
 Special Teams Starters
K Pete Gogolak 27 5 0 11 of 21 field goals & 33 of 33 extra points Buffalo Bills / 12th / 92nd pick / 1964
P Ernie Koy 27 4 0 24 punts for a 35.7 average, 0 blocked Houston Oilers / 3rd / 18th pick / 1965
New York Giants / 11th / 141st pick / 1965
PR Spider Lockhart 26 4 0 10 punt returns for a 2.9 average and 0 td New York Giants / 13th / 169th pick / 1965
KR John Fuqua 23 Rook 0 20 kick returns for a 19.9 average and 0 td New York Giants / 11th / 273rd pick / 1969

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
79 Bruce Anderson 25 LDE 10 0 250 6-4 Willamette 1/18/1944 3 5 Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 82nd pick / 1966
82 McKinley Boston 24 lde 14 6 250 6-2 Minnesota 11/5/1945 1 3 New York Giants / 15th / 396th pick / 1968
48 Al Brenner 22 6 0 200 6-1 Michigan St. 11/13/1947 Rook 2 New York Giants / 7th / 170th pick / 1969
77 Rich Buzin 23 RT 14 0 255 6-5 Penn St. 1/25/1946 1 6 New York Giants / 2nd / 41st pick / 1968
65 Pete Case 29 LG 14 0 245 6-3 Georgia 12/27/1940 7 6 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1962
Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 27th pick / 1962
54 Gene Ceppetelli 27 6 0 245 6-2 Villanova 7/28/1942 1 3
34 Junior Coffey 27 6 0 215 6-2 Washington 3/21/1942 4 3 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 94th pick / 1965
Houston Oilers / 16th / 122nd pick / 1965
56 Tommy Crutcher 28 RLB 14 0 229 6-3 TCU 8/10/1941 5 5 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 41st pick / 1964
Kansas City Chiefs / 11th / 82nd pick / 1964
66 Henry Davis 27 LLB 13 0 235 6-3 Grambling St. 11/8/1942 1 5 New York Giants / 11th / 288th pick / 1968
62 Darrell Dess 34 6 0 243 6-0 North Carolina St. 7/11/1935 11 3 Washington Redskins / 11th / 126th pick / 1958
89 Fred Dryer 23 RDE 14 14 240 6-6 San Diego St. 7/6/1946 Rook 5 New York Giants / 1st / 13th pick / 1969
83 Dave Dunaway 24 3 0 205 6-2 Duke 1/19/1945 1 1 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 41st pick / 1967
20 Scott Eaton 25 LCB 14 0 205 6-3 Oregon St. 8/20/1944 2 6 New York Giants / 8th / 187th pick / 1967
24 Tucker Frederickson 26 5 0 220 6-2 Auburn 1/12/1943 4 2 New York Giants / 1st / 1st pick / 1965
29 John Fuqua 23 KR 13 0 205 5-11 Morgan St. 9/12/1946 Rook 1 New York Giants / 11th / 273rd pick / 1969
3 Pete Gogolak 27 K 14 0 190 6-1 Cornell 4/18/1942 5 4 Buffalo Bills / 12th / 92nd pick / 1964
61 Charlie Harper 25 14 0 250 6-0 Oklahoma St. 8/14/1944 3 3 New York Giants / 8th / 113th pick / 1966
55 Ralph Heck 28 MLB 14 0 230 6-1 Colorado 11/6/1941 6 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 144th pick / 1963
85 Don Herrmann 22 FL 12 0 205 6-2 Waynesburg 6/5/1947 Rook 5 New York Giants / 15th / 379th pick / 1969
57 Ray Hickl 23 9 0 220 6-2 Texas A&M-Kingsville 12/24/1946 Rook 2 New York Giants / 9th / 223rd pick / 1969
59 Chuck Hinton 27 8 0 235 6-2 Mississippi 12/6/1942 2 3 San Diego Chargers / 22nd / 176th pick / 1964
New York Giants / 15th / 208th pick / 1964
49 Jim Holifield 23 14 0 195 6-3 Jackson St. 1/18/1946 1 3 New York Giants / 12th / 314th pick / 1968
84 Rich Houston 24 6 0 196 6-2 Texas A&M-Commerce 11/16/1945 Rook 1 New York Giants / 4th / 92nd pick / 1969
33 Curley Johnson 34 5 0 215 6-0 Houston 7/2/1935 9 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 77th pick / 1957
75 John Johnson 28 4 0 260 6-5 Indiana 7/5/1941 6 2 Chicago Bears / 6th / 80th pick / 1963
New York Jets / 20th / 155th pick / 1963
45 Homer Jones 28 SE 14 0 215 6-2 Texas Southern 2/18/1941 5 9 Houston Oilers / 5th / 33rd pick / 1963
New York Giants / 20th / 278th pick / 1963
52 John Kirby 27 12 0 230 6-3 Nebraska 5/30/1942 5 2 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 16th pick / 1964
Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 62nd pick / 1964
87 Rich Kotite 27 3 0 233 6-3 Miami (FL),Wagner 10/13/1942 2 0 Minnesota Vikings / 18th / 247th pick / 1965
23 Ernie Koy 27 HB 14 0 230 6-3 Texas 10/22/1942 4 4 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 18th pick / 1965
New York Giants / 11th / 141st pick / 1965
53 Greg Larson 30 C 14 0 250 6-3 Minnesota 11/15/1939 8 6 New York Giants / 6th / 81st pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 11th / 87th pick / 1961
43 Spider Lockhart 26 PR 11 0 175 6-2 North Texas 4/6/1943 4 5 New York Giants / 13th / 169th pick / 1965
44 Tom Longo 27 13 0 200 6-1 Notre Dame 2/21/1942 Rook 4 Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 188th pick / 1965
71 Bob Lurtsema 27 RDT 13 0 250 6-6 Michigan Tech,West. Michigan 3/29/1942 2 5
21 Bruce Maher 32 LS 14 0 190 5-11 Detroit Mercy 7/25/1937 9 6 Detroit Lions / 15th / 173rd pick / 1959
74 Tim McCann 22 1 0 265 6-5 Princeton 5/15/1947 Rook 2
27 Randy Minniear 26 11 0 210 6-1 Purdue 12/27/1943 2 2 New York Giants / 20th / 301st pick / 1966
73 Frank Molden 27 7 0 276 6-5 Jackson St. 7/28/1942 4 3 Houston Oilers / 5th / 34th pick / 1965
Pittsburgh Steelers / 11th / 143rd pick / 1965
40 Joe Morrison 32 FB 14 0 210 6-1 Cincinnati 8/21/1937 10 11 New York Giants / 3rd / 34th pick / 1959
72 Frank Parker 30 8 0 270 6-5 Oklahoma St. 10/16/1939 7 2 New York Titans / 29th / 229th pick / 1962
Cleveland Browns / 6th / 79th pick / 1961
16 Milt Plum 34 1 0 205 6-1 Penn St. 1/20/1935 12 0 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 17th pick / 1957
76 Joe Szczecko 27 LDT 14 0 245 6-0 Northwestern 8/25/1942 3 5
10 Fran Tarkenton* 29 QB 14 14 190 6-0 Georgia 2/3/1940 8 14 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 29th pick / 1961
Boston Patriots / 5th / 34th pick / 1961
88 Aaron Thomas 32 10 0 210 6-3 Oregon St. 11/7/1937 8 4 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 47th pick / 1961
Dallas Texans / 16th / 126th pick / 1961
63 Doug Van Horn 25 RG 14 0 245 6-3 Ohio St. 6/24/1944 3 6 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 39th pick / 1966
Detroit Lions / 4th / 55th pick / 1966
81 Freeman White 26 TE 13 0 225 6-5 Nebraska 12/17/1943 3 4 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 11th pick / 1966
New York Giants / 9th / 132nd pick / 1966
41 Willie Williams* 27 RCB 14 0 190 6-0 Grambling St. 12/29/1942 4 8 New York Giants / 8th / 99th pick / 1965
86 Butch Wilson 28 14 0 228 6-2 Alabama 9/18/1941 6 2 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 24th pick / 1963
Oakland Raiders / 6th / 41st pick / 1963
19 Gary Wood 27 12 0 192 5-11 Cornell 2/5/1942 5 0 New York Giants / 8th / 109th pick / 1964
Boston Patriots / 17th / 132nd pick / 1964
78 Steve Wright 27 2 0 250 6-6 Alabama 7/17/1942 5 2 New York Jets / 8th / 59th pick / 1964
Green Bay Packers / 5th / 69th pick / 1964
69 Willie Young 26 LT 14 0 265 6-0 Grambling St. 6/27/1943 3 6
Team Total 26.9 14 225.7 6-2.3 3.9