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1970 New York Jets

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4-10-0, AFC East Division  · 1970 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -4.9, Offense: -2.2, Defense: -2.7, SoS: -2.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 255 points (18.2/g), 17th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 286 points (20.4/g), 18th.
 Differential of -31 points (-2.2/g), 18th.  Expected W-L: 6.1-7.9.

Coach: Weeb Ewbank (4-10-0)

Stadium: Shea Stadium
 Training Camp: Hofstra University (Hempstead, New York)

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 Al Woodall 25 1 9 96 for 188, 1,265 yards, 9 td, 9 int, & 28 rushes for 110 yards and 0 td New York Jets / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1969
RB George Nock 24 1 9 135 rushes for 402 yards, 5 td, & 18 catches for 146 yards and 1 td New York Jets / 16th / 416th pick / 1969
FB Emerson Boozer 27 4 10 139 rushes for 581 yards, 5 td, & 28 catches for 258 yards and 0 td New York Jets / 6th / 46th pick / 1966
Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 98th pick / 1966
WR Don Maynard 35 12 8 31 catches for 525 yards, 0 td New York Giants / 9th / 109th pick / 1957
WR George Sauer 27 5 12 31 catches for 510 yards, 4 td
TE Pete Lammons 27 4 14 25 catches for 316 yards, 2 td New York Jets / 8th / 68th pick / 1966
Cleveland Browns / 14th / 213th pick / 1966
LT Winston Hill* 29 7 14 Baltimore Colts / 11th / 145th pick / 1963
LG Randy Rasmussen 25 3 13 3 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 12th / 302nd pick / 1967
C John Schmitt 28 6 14
RG Dave Herman 29 6 14 New York Giants / 8th / 110th pick / 1963
New York Jets / 27th / 211th pick / 1963
RT Dave Foley 23 1 11 New York Jets / 1st / 26th pick / 1969
 Defensive Starters
LDE Gerry Philbin 29 6 7 New York Jets / 3rd / 19th pick / 1964
Detroit Lions / 3rd / 33rd pick / 1964
LDT Mark Lomas 22 Rook 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 8th / 202nd pick / 1970
RDT John Elliott* 26 3 14 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 7th / 171st pick / 1967
RDE Verlon Biggs 27 5 13 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 3rd / 20th pick / 1965
LLB Ralph Baker 28 6 14 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 38th pick / 1964
New York Jets / 6th / 43rd pick / 1964
MLB Al Atkinson 27 5 14 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 24th pick / 1965
Baltimore Colts / 6th / 84th pick / 1965
RLB Larry Grantham 32 10 14 3 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 15th / 178th pick / 1960
LCB Steve Tannen 22 Rook 14 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 1st / 20th pick / 1970
RCB Earlie Thomas 25 Rook 14 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 11th / 280th pick / 1970
SS Gus Hollomon 25 2 13 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 4th / 111th pick / 1968
FS W.K. Hicks 28 6 14 8 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Jim Turner 29 6 0 19 of 35 field goals & 28 of 28 extra points Washington Redskins / 19th / 259th pick / 1963
P Steve O'Neal 24 1 0 73 punts for a 40.1 average, 1 blocked New York Jets / 13th / 338th pick / 1969
PR Mike Battle 24 1 0 19 punt returns for a 6.2 average and 0 td New York Jets / 12th / 311th pick / 1969
KR Mike Battle 24 1 0 40 kick returns for a 22.3 average and 0 td New York Jets / 12th / 311th pick / 1969

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
82 Gary Arthur 22 7 0 250 6-5 Miami (OH) 1/9/1948 Rook 0 New York Jets / 5th / 124th pick / 1970
62 Al Atkinson 27 MLB 14 14 230 6-2 Villanova 7/28/1943 5 7 Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 24th pick / 1965
Baltimore Colts / 6th / 84th pick / 1965
51 Ralph Baker 28 LLB 14 14 228 6-3 Penn St. 8/25/1942 6 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 38th pick / 1964
New York Jets / 6th / 43rd pick / 1964
40 Mike Battle 24 KR 14 0 175 6-1 USC 7/9/1946 1 0 New York Jets / 12th / 311th pick / 1969
77 Tom Bayless 23 2 0 240 6-3 Purdue 12/17/1947 Rook 2 New York Jets / 15th / 384th pick / 1970
7 Eddie Bell 24 14 2 160 5-10 Idaho St. 9/13/1946 Rook 3 New York Jets / 9th / 228th pick / 1970
86 Verlon Biggs 27 RDE 13 13 275 6-4 Jackson St. 3/16/1943 5 6 New York Jets / 3rd / 20th pick / 1965
32 Emerson Boozer 27 FB 10 10 195 5-11 Md-Eastern Shore 7/4/1943 4 7 New York Jets / 6th / 46th pick / 1966
Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 98th pick / 1966
88 Rich Caster 22 14 6 228 6-5 Jackson St. 10/16/1948 Rook 4 New York Jets / 2nd / 46th pick / 1970
56 Paul Crane 26 14 0 212 6-3 Alabama 1/29/1944 4 3
15 Bob Davis 25 1 0 205 6-2 Virginia 9/15/1945 3 0 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 30th pick / 1967
43 John Dockery 26 14 0 185 6-0 Harvard 9/6/1944 2 3
55 John Ebersole 22 14 0 234 6-3 Penn St. 11/5/1948 Rook 3 New York Jets / 4th / 98th pick / 1970
80 John Elliott* 26 RDT 14 14 244 6-4 Texas 10/26/1944 3 8 New York Jets / 7th / 171st pick / 1967
61 Roger Finnie 25 3 3 245 6-3 Florida A&M 11/6/1945 1 3 New York Jets / 14th / 364th pick / 1969
70 Dave Foley 23 RT 14 11 255 6-5 Ohio St. 10/28/1947 1 6 New York Jets / 1st / 26th pick / 1969
60 Larry Grantham 32 RLB 14 14 210 6-0 Mississippi 9/16/1938 10 8 Baltimore Colts / 15th / 178th pick / 1960
67 Dave Herman 29 RG 14 14 255 6-1 Michigan St. 9/3/1941 6 6 New York Giants / 8th / 110th pick / 1963
New York Jets / 27th / 211th pick / 1963
33 W.K. Hicks 28 FS 14 14 195 6-1 Texas Southern 7/14/1942 6 8
75 Winston Hill* 29 LT 14 14 270 6-4 Texas Southern 10/23/1941 7 8 Baltimore Colts / 11th / 145th pick / 1963
48 Gus Hollomon 25 SS 14 13 195 6-3 Houston 10/23/1945 2 6 Denver Broncos / 4th / 111th pick / 1968
22 Jim Hudson 27 7 1 210 6-2 Texas 3/31/1943 5 2
65 Jimmie Jones 23 3 0 220 6-5 Wichita St. 1/17/1947 1 2 New York Jets / 6th / 156th pick / 1969
87 Pete Lammons 27 TE 14 14 230 6-3 Texas 10/20/1943 4 3 New York Jets / 8th / 68th pick / 1966
Cleveland Browns / 14th / 213th pick / 1966
28 Cecil Leonard 24 5 0 160 5-11 Tuskegee 7/20/1946 1 2 New York Jets / 8th / 208th pick / 1969
57 John Little 23 14 1 241 6-3 Oklahoma St. 5/3/1947 Rook 3 New York Jets / 14th / 358th pick / 1970
84 Mark Lomas 22 LDT 14 14 250 6-4 Northern Arizona 6/8/1948 Rook 6 New York Jets / 8th / 202nd pick / 1970
13 Don Maynard 35 WR 10 8 180 6-0 Rice,Texas-El Paso 1/25/1935 12 6 New York Giants / 9th / 109th pick / 1957
42 Cliff McClain 23 10 0 217 6-0 South Carolina St. 12/29/1947 Rook 0 New York Jets / 5th / 108th pick / 1970
30 Chuck Mercein 27 9 0 225 6-2 Yale 4/9/1943 5 1 New York Giants / 3rd / 31st pick / 1965
Buffalo Bills / 10th / 79th pick / 1965
68 Dave Middendorf 25 8 0 260 6-3 Washington St. 11/23/1945 2 3 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 112th pick / 1968
12 Joe Namath 27 qb 5 5 200 6-2 Alabama 5/31/1943 5 5 New York Jets / 1st / 1st pick / 1965
St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 12th pick / 1965
37 George Nock 24 RB 14 9 200 5-11 Morgan St. 3/4/1946 1 5 New York Jets / 16th / 416th pick / 1969
20 Steve O'Neal 24 P 14 0 185 6-3 Texas A&M 2/4/1946 1 2 New York Jets / 13th / 338th pick / 1969
35 Dennis Onkotz 22 9 0 220 6-1 Penn St. 2/6/1948 Rook 3 New York Jets / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1970
64 Pete Perreault 31 13 1 248 6-3 Boston Univ. 3/1/1939 7 3
81 Gerry Philbin 29 LDE 11 7 245 6-2 Buffalo 7/31/1941 6 6 New York Jets / 3rd / 19th pick / 1964
Detroit Lions / 3rd / 33rd pick / 1964
66 Randy Rasmussen 25 LG 13 13 255 6-2 Nebraska-Kearney 5/10/1945 3 6 New York Jets / 12th / 302nd pick / 1967
83 George Sauer 27 WR 14 12 195 6-2 Texas 11/10/1943 5 5
52 John Schmitt 28 C 14 14 250 6-4 Hofstra 11/12/1942 6 6
41 Matt Snell 29 3 3 219 6-2 Ohio St. 8/18/1941 6 2 New York Jets / 1st / 3rd pick / 1964
New York Giants / 4th / 49th pick / 1964
89 Wayne Stewart 23 7 0 219 6-7 California 8/18/1947 1 0 New York Jets / 15th / 390th pick / 1969
21 Steve Tannen 22 LCB 14 14 194 6-1 Florida 7/23/1948 Rook 6 New York Jets / 1st / 20th pick / 1970
45 Earlie Thomas 25 RCB 14 14 190 6-1 Colorado St. 12/11/1945 Rook 6 New York Jets / 11th / 280th pick / 1970
85 Steve Thompson 25 12 7 250 6-2 Washington 2/12/1945 2 3 New York Jets / 2nd / 44th pick / 1968
11 Jim Turner 29 K 14 0 205 6-2 Utah St. 3/28/1941 6 3 Washington Redskins / 19th / 259th pick / 1963
34 Lee White 24 14 6 232 6-2 Weber St. 5/9/1946 2 3 New York Jets / 1st / 17th pick / 1968
18 Al Woodall 25 QB 10 9 205 6-5 Duke 12/7/1945 1 6 New York Jets / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1969
Team Total 25.7 14 220.6 6-2.3 3.1