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1975 Pittsburgh Steelers

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12-2-0, Finished 1st in AFC Central Division  · 1975 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 14.2, Offense: 5.4, Defense: 8.8, SoS: -0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 373 points (26.6/g), 5th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 162 points (11.6/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 211 points (15.1/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 12.3-1.7.

Coach: Chuck Noll (12-2-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Bud Carson

Stadium: Three Rivers Stadium
 Training Camp: St. Vincent College (Latrobe, Pennsylvania)


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 Terry Bradshaw* 27 5 14 165 for 286, 2,055 yards, 18 td, 9 int, & 35 rushes for 210 yards and 3 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 1st pick / 1970
RB Rocky Bleier 29 7 11 140 rushes for 528 yards, 2 td, & 15 catches for 65 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 16th / 417th pick / 1968
FB Franco Harris* 25 3 14 262 rushes for 1,246 yards, 10 td, & 28 catches for 214 yards and 1 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 13th pick / 1972
WR Frank Lewis 28 4 4 17 catches for 308 yards, 2 td, & 2 rushes for 36 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 8th pick / 1971
WR Lynn Swann* 23 1 12 49 catches for 781 yards, 11 td, & 3 rushes for 13 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 21st pick / 1974
TE Larry Brown 26 4 13 16 catches for 244 yards, 1 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 106th pick / 1971
LT Jon Kolb 28 6 14 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 56th pick / 1969
LG Jim Clack 28 4 14
C Ray Mansfield 34 12 13 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 18th pick / 1963
Denver Broncos / 5th / 37th pick / 1963
RG Gerry Mullins 26 4 13 2 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 86th pick / 1971
RT Gordon Gravelle 26 3 14 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 38th pick / 1972
 Defensive Starters
LDE L.C. Greenwood*+ 29 6 14 Pittsburgh Steelers / 10th / 238th pick / 1969
LDT Joe Greene* 29 6 9 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 4th pick / 1969
RDT Ernie Holmes 27 3 13 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 203rd pick / 1971
RDE Dwight White 26 4 14 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 104th pick / 1971
LLB Jack Ham*+ 27 4 14 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1971
MLB Jack Lambert* 23 1 14 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 46th pick / 1974
RLB Andy Russell* 34 12 14 Pittsburgh Steelers / 16th / 220th pick / 1963
LCB J.T. Thomas 24 2 14 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 24th pick / 1973
RCB Mel Blount*+ 27 5 14 11 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 53rd pick / 1970
SS Mike Wagner* 26 4 12 4 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 11th / 268th pick / 1971
FS Glen Edwards* 28 4 14 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Roy Gerela 27 6 0 17 of 21 field goals & 44 of 46 extra points Houston Oilers / 4th / 96th pick / 1969
P Bobby Walden 37 11 0 69 punts for a 39.4 average, 1 blocked Houston Oilers / 4th / 32nd pick / 1961
PR Glen Edwards* 28 4 14 25 punt returns for a 10.7 average and 0 td
KR Mike Collier 22 Rook 0 22 kick returns for a 23.8 average and 1 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 14th / 364th 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)
45 Jimmy Allen 23 14 0 194 6-2 Pierce College (CA),UCLA 3/6/1952 1 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 100th pick / 1974
76 John Banaszak 25 14 0 242 6-3 East. Michigan 8/24/1950 Rook 5
20 Rocky Bleier 29 RB 11 11 210 5-11 Notre Dame 3/5/1946 7 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 16th / 417th pick / 1968
47 Mel Blount*+ 27 RCB 14 14 205 6-3 Southern 4/10/1948 5 17 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 53rd pick / 1970
38 Ed Bradley 25 13 0 239 6-2 Wake Forest 4/22/1950 3 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 88th pick / 1972
12 Terry Bradshaw* 27 QB 14 14 215 6-3 Louisiana Tech 9/2/1948 5 14 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 1st pick / 1970
36 Dave Brown 22 13 0 190 6-1 Michigan 1/16/1953 Rook 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 26th pick / 1975
87 Larry Brown 26 TE 14 13 246 6-4 Kansas 6/16/1949 4 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 106th pick / 1971
50 Jim Clack 28 LG 14 14 250 6-3 Wake Forest 10/26/1947 4 9
44 Mike Collier 22 KR 14 0 200 5-11 Morgan St. 9/21/1953 Rook 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 14th / 364th pick / 1975
57 Sam Davis 31 lg 14 1 255 6-1 Allen 7/5/1944 8 2
27 Glen Edwards* 28 FS 14 14 185 6-0 Florida A&M 7/31/1947 4 9
33 John Fuqua 29 rb 14 3 205 5-11 Morgan St. 9/12/1946 6 5 New York Giants / 11th / 273rd pick / 1969
64 Steve Furness 25 ldt 14 6 255 6-4 Rhode Island 12/5/1950 3 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 113th pick / 1972
86 Reggie Garrett 24 wr 14 3 172 6-1 New Mex. Highlands 11/22/1951 1 3
10 Roy Gerela 27 K 14 0 185 5-10 New Mexico St. 4/2/1948 6 5 Houston Oilers / 4th / 96th pick / 1969
17 Joe Gilliam 25 4 0 187 6-2 Tennessee St. 12/29/1950 3 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 11th / 273rd pick / 1972
71 Gordon Gravelle 26 RT 14 14 250 6-5 BYU 6/12/1949 3 9 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 38th pick / 1972
75 Joe Greene* 29 LDT 10 9 275 6-4 North Texas 9/24/1946 6 10 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 4th pick / 1969
68 L.C. Greenwood*+ 29 LDE 14 14 245 6-6 Ark-Pine Bluff 9/8/1946 6 15 Pittsburgh Steelers / 10th / 238th pick / 1969
84 Randy Grossman 23 te 14 1 218 6-1 Temple 9/20/1952 1 2
59 Jack Ham*+ 27 LLB 14 14 225 6-1 Penn St. 12/23/1948 4 16 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1971
5 Terry Hanratty 27 1 0 210 6-1 Notre Dame 1/19/1948 6 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 30th pick / 1969
32 Franco Harris* 25 FB 14 14 230 6-2 Penn St. 3/7/1950 3 16 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 13th pick / 1972
46 Reggie Harrison 24 14 0 218 5-11 Cincinnati 1/9/1951 1 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 9th / 215th pick / 1974
63 Ernie Holmes 27 RDT 13 13 260 6-3 Texas Southern 7/11/1948 3 9 Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 203rd pick / 1971
54 Marv Kellum 23 14 0 225 6-2 Wichita St. 6/23/1952 1 5
55 Jon Kolb 28 LT 14 14 262 6-2 Oklahoma St. 8/30/1947 6 9 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 56th pick / 1969
58 Jack Lambert* 23 MLB 14 14 220 6-4 Kent St. 7/8/1952 1 14 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 46th pick / 1974
43 Frank Lewis 28 WR 10 4 196 6-1 Grambling St. 7/4/1947 4 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 8th pick / 1971
56 Ray Mansfield 34 C 14 13 250 6-3 Washington 1/21/1941 12 9 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 18th pick / 1963
Denver Broncos / 5th / 37th pick / 1963
72 Gerry Mullins 26 RG 14 13 244 6-3 USC 8/24/1949 4 9 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 86th pick / 1971
74 Dave Reavis 25 10 0 257 6-5 Arkansas 6/19/1950 1 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 106th pick / 1973
34 Andy Russell* 34 RLB 14 14 225 6-2 Missouri 10/29/1941 12 11 Pittsburgh Steelers / 16th / 220th pick / 1963
31 Donnie Shell 23 db 14 2 190 5-11 South Carolina St. 8/26/1952 1 3
82 John Stallworth 23 WR 11 9 191 6-2 Alabama A&M 7/15/1952 1 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 82nd pick / 1974
88 Lynn Swann* 23 WR 14 12 180 5-11 USC 3/7/1952 1 12 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 21st pick / 1974
24 J.T. Thomas 24 LCB 14 14 196 6-2 Florida St. 4/22/1951 2 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 24th pick / 1973
51 Loren Toews 24 14 0 220 6-3 California 11/3/1951 2 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 192nd pick / 1973
23 Mike Wagner* 26 SS 12 12 210 6-1 West. Illinois 6/22/1949 4 9 Pittsburgh Steelers / 11th / 268th pick / 1971
39 Bobby Walden 37 P 14 0 190 6-0 Georgia 3/9/1938 11 2 Houston Oilers / 4th / 32nd pick / 1961
52 Mike Webster 23 c 14 1 255 6-1 Wisconsin 3/18/1952 1 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 125th pick / 1974
78 Dwight White 26 RDE 14 14 255 6-4 Texas A&M-Commerce 7/30/1949 4 9 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 104th pick / 1971
Team Total 26.3 14 221.7 6-1.8 3.7