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1975 New York Giants

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5-9-0, Finished 4th in NFC East Division  · 1975 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -6.8, Offense: -6.2, Defense: -0.6, SoS: -0.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 216 points (15.4/g), 23rd of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 306 points (21.9/g), 17th.
 Differential of -90 points (-6.4/g), 20th.  Expected W-L: 4.3-9.7.

Coach: Bill Arnsparger (5-9-0)

Stadium: Shea Stadium
 Training Camp: Pace University (Pleasantville, New York)

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 Craig Morton 32 10 14 186 for 363, 2,359 yards, 11 td, 16 int, & 22 rushes for 72 yards and 0 td Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 5th pick / 1965
Oakland Raiders / 10th / 75th pick / 1965
RB Ron Johnson 28 6 8 116 rushes for 351 yards, 5 td, & 34 catches for 280 yards and 1 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 20th pick / 1969
FB Joe Dawkins 27 5 12 129 rushes for 438 yards, 2 td, & 24 catches for 245 yards and 0 td Houston Oilers / 10th / 249th pick / 1970
WR Walker Gillette 28 5 14 43 catches for 600 yards, 2 td San Diego Chargers / 1st / 15th pick / 1970
WR Ray Rhodes 25 1 14 26 catches for 537 yards, 6 td, & 3 rushes for -4 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 10th / 236th pick / 1974
TE Bob Tucker 30 5 14 34 catches for 484 yards, 1 td, & 1 rush for -5 yards and 0 td
LT Willie Young 32 9 7 1 fumble recovered
LG Tom Mullen 24 1 11 New York Giants / 2nd / 28th pick / 1974
C Bob Hyland 30 8 14 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 9th pick / 1967
RG John Hicks 24 1 14 New York Giants / 1st / 3rd pick / 1974
RT Doug Van Horn 31 9 14 3 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 39th pick / 1966
Detroit Lions / 4th / 55th pick / 1966
 Defensive Starters
LDE Dave Gallagher 23 1 11 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 20th pick / 1974
LDT Rick Dvorak 23 1 10 New York Giants / 3rd / 55th pick / 1974
RDT John Mendenhall 27 3 8 New York Giants / 3rd / 55th pick / 1972
RDE Jack Gregory 31 8 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 9th / 139th pick / 1966
LLB Pat Hughes 28 5 11 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 9th / 221st pick / 1970
MLB Brian Kelley 24 2 14 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 14th / 353rd pick / 1973
RLB Brad Van Pelt 24 2 14 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 2nd / 40th pick / 1973
LCB Bobby Brooks 24 1 13 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 11th / 263rd pick / 1974
RCB Jim Stienke 25 2 11 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 47th pick / 1973
SS Clyde Powers 24 1 14 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 5th / 119th pick / 1974
FS Spider Lockhart 32 10 10 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 13th / 169th pick / 1965
 Special Teams Starters
K George Hunt 26 2 0 6 of 11 field goals & 24 of 29 extra points Cleveland Browns / 5th / 122nd pick / 1972
P Dave Jennings 23 1 0 76 punts for a 40.9 average, 0 blocked
PR Rondy Colbert 21 Rook 0 27 punt returns for a 8.8 average and 1 td New York Giants / 17th / 417th pick / 1975
KR Rondy Colbert 21 Rook 0 17 kick returns for a 24.0 average and 0 td New York Giants / 17th / 417th pick / 1975

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
37 Bobby Brooks 24 LCB 14 13 195 6-1 Bishop 2/24/1951 1 8 New York Giants / 11th / 263rd pick / 1974
86 Danny Buggs 22 14 0 188 6-2 West Virginia 4/22/1953 Rook 0 New York Giants / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1975
61 Karl Chandler 23 lg 14 4 250 6-5 Princeton 2/15/1952 1 2
88 Don Clune 23 14 0 195 6-3 Pennsylvania 7/31/1952 1 1 New York Giants / 5th / 107th pick / 1974
35 Rondy Colbert 21 KR 14 0 185 5-9 Lamar 1/7/1954 Rook 1 New York Giants / 17th / 417th pick / 1975
33 Steve Crosby 25 4 0 205 5-11 Kansas St.,Fort Hays St. 7/3/1950 1 0 New York Giants / 17th / 419th pick / 1974
26 Joe Dawkins 27 FB 14 12 223 6-0 Wisconsin 1/27/1948 5 6 Houston Oilers / 10th / 249th pick / 1970
66 Rick Dvorak 23 LDT 14 10 240 6-4 Wichita St. 4/21/1952 1 6 New York Giants / 3rd / 55th pick / 1974
62 Dick Enderle 28 9 4 250 6-2 Minnesota 11/6/1947 6 2 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 158th pick / 1969
27 Charlie Ford 27 8 4 185 6-3 Houston 12/10/1948 4 3 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 36th pick / 1971
71 Dave Gallagher 23 LDE 12 11 256 6-4 Michigan 1/2/1952 1 5 Chicago Bears / 1st / 20th pick / 1974
28 Robert Giblin 23 12 0 205 6-2 Houston 11/18/1952 Rook 3 New York Giants / 4th / 79th pick / 1975
84 Walker Gillette 28 WR 14 14 200 6-5 Richmond 3/16/1947 5 6 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 15th pick / 1970
81 Jack Gregory 31 RDE 14 14 250 6-5 Tenn-Chattanooga,Delta St. 10/3/1944 8 7 Cleveland Browns / 9th / 139th pick / 1966
58 Jimmy Gunn 27 10 0 220 6-1 USC 11/27/1948 5 3 Chicago Bears / 13th / 314th pick / 1970
74 John Hicks 24 RG 14 14 258 6-2 Ohio St. 3/21/1951 1 5 New York Giants / 1st / 3rd pick / 1974
56 Pat Hughes 28 LLB 14 11 240 6-2 Boston Univ. 6/2/1947 5 7 New York Giants / 9th / 221st pick / 1970
9 George Hunt 26 K 14 0 215 6-1 Tennessee 8/3/1949 2 1 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 122nd pick / 1972
70 Bob Hyland 30 C 14 14 255 6-5 Boston Col. 7/21/1945 8 5 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 9th pick / 1967
13 Dave Jennings 23 P 14 0 203 6-4 St. Lawrence 6/8/1952 1 3
30 Ron Johnson 28 RB 14 8 205 6-1 Michigan 10/17/1947 6 5 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 20th pick / 1969
55 Brian Kelley 24 MLB 14 14 230 6-3 California Lutheran 9/1/1951 2 7 New York Giants / 14th / 353rd pick / 1973
44 Doug Kotar 24 14 6 205 5-11 Kentucky 6/11/1951 1 4
43 Spider Lockhart 32 FS 12 10 175 6-2 North Texas 4/6/1943 10 6 New York Giants / 13th / 169th pick / 1965
75 George Martin 22 de 14 3 245 6-4 Oregon 2/16/1953 Rook 3 New York Giants / 11th / 262nd pick / 1975
64 John Mendenhall 27 RDT 9 8 255 6-1 Grambling St. 12/3/1948 3 6 New York Giants / 3rd / 55th pick / 1972
15 Craig Morton 32 QB 14 14 214 6-4 California 2/5/1943 10 9 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 5th pick / 1965
Oakland Raiders / 10th / 75th pick / 1965
73 Tom Mullen 24 LG 12 11 248 6-3 SW Missouri St. 11/11/1951 1 5 New York Giants / 2nd / 28th pick / 1974
89 Jim Obradovich 22 te 14 1 225 6-2 USC 4/2/1953 Rook 1 New York Giants / 7th / 158th pick / 1975
76 Jim Pietrzak 22 14 10 260 6-5 East. Michigan 2/21/1953 1 3 New York Giants / 6th / 132nd pick / 1974
39 Clyde Powers 24 SS 14 14 195 6-1 Oklahoma 8/19/1951 1 5 New York Giants / 5th / 119th pick / 1974
82 Ray Rhodes 25 WR 14 14 185 5-11 TCU,Tulsa 10/20/1950 1 5 New York Giants / 10th / 236th pick / 1974
59 Bob Schmit 25 13 0 220 6-1 Nebraska 6/28/1950 Rook 3
57 Andy Selfridge 26 llb 14 4 218 6-3 Virginia 1/12/1949 3 4 San Diego Chargers / 13th / 321st pick / 1972
67 Dave Simonson 23 2 0 246 6-6 Minnesota 5/2/1952 1 2 Baltimore Colts / 12th / 292nd pick / 1974
79 Al Simpson 24 13 0 255 6-5 Colorado St. 7/27/1951 Rook 3 New York Giants / 2nd / 27th pick / 1975
20 Jim Stienke 25 RCB 14 11 182 5-11 Texas St. 11/7/1950 2 7 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 47th pick / 1973
48 Henry Stuckey 25 rcb 4 4 180 6-1 Missouri 8/24/1950 3 2 Detroit Lions / 8th / 197th pick / 1972
19 Carl Summerell 24 3 0 208 6-4 East Carolina 12/6/1951 1 0 New York Giants / 4th / 80th pick / 1974
38 Bob Tucker 30 TE 14 14 230 6-3 Bloomsburg 6/8/1945 5 5
63 Doug Van Horn 31 RT 14 14 245 6-3 Ohio St. 6/24/1944 9 5 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 39th pick / 1966
Detroit Lions / 4th / 55th pick / 1966
10 Brad Van Pelt 24 RLB 14 14 235 6-5 Michigan St. 4/5/1951 2 7 New York Giants / 2nd / 40th pick / 1973
36 Larry Watkins 29 14 2 230 6-2 Alcorn St. 10/5/1946 6 3
29 Marsh White 22 14 0 220 6-2 Arkansas 4/1/1953 Rook 1 New York Giants / 12th / 287th pick / 1975
72 Bill Windauer 26 4 0 250 6-4 Iowa 11/22/1949 2 3 Baltimore Colts / 8th / 191st pick / 1973
69 Willie Young 32 LT 12 7 265 6-0 Grambling St. 6/27/1943 9 5
Team Total 25.6 14 222.7 6-2.4 2.9