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1969 Los Angeles Rams

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11-3-0, Finished 1st in NFL Coastal Division  · 1969 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 7.1, Offense: 3.2, Defense: 3.9, SoS: 1.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 320 points (22.9/g), 4th of 16 in the NFL. Allowed 243 points (17.4/g), 5th.
 Differential of 77 points (5.5/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 9.2-4.8.

Coach: George Allen (11-3-0)

Stadium: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
 Training Camp: Fullerton State (Fullerton, California)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Roman Gabriel*+ 29 7 14 217 for 399, 2,549 yards, 24 td, 7 int, & 35 rushes for 156 yards and 5 td Oakland Raiders / 1st / 1st pick / 1962
Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 2nd pick / 1962
HB Larry Smith 22 Rook 14 166 rushes for 599 yards, 1 td, & 46 catches for 300 yards and 2 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 8th pick / 1969
FB Les Josephson 27 5 14 124 rushes for 461 yards, 0 td, & 32 catches for 295 yards and 2 td
FL Wendell Tucker 26 2 14 38 catches for 629 yards, 7 td
SE Jack Snow 26 4 14 49 catches for 734 yards, 6 td Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 8th pick / 1965
San Diego Chargers / 7th / 54th pick / 1965
TE Billy Truax 26 5 13 37 catches for 431 yards, 5 td Houston Oilers / 2nd / 14th pick / 1964
Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 26th pick / 1964
LT Charlie Cowan* 31 8 14 Denver Broncos / 5th / 33rd pick / 1961
Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 45th pick / 1961
LG Tom Mack*+ 26 3 14 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 2nd pick / 1966
C Ken Iman 30 9 14 1 fumble recovered
RG Joe Scibelli 30 8 7 New York Titans / 10th / 77th pick / 1961
Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 130th pick / 1961
RT Bob Brown*+ 28 5 14 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 2nd pick / 1964
Denver Broncos / 1st / 4th pick / 1964
 Defensive Starters
LDE Deacon Jones*+ 31 8 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 14th / 186th pick / 1961
LDT Merlin Olsen*+ 29 7 14 Denver Broncos / 1st / 2nd pick / 1962
Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 3rd pick / 1962
RDT Coy Bacon 27 1 13
RDE Diron Talbert 25 2 13 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 66th pick / 1966
LLB Jack Pardee 33 12 14 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 14th pick / 1957
MLB Doug Woodlief 26 4 11 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 65th pick / 1965
RLB Maxie Baughan*+ 31 9 13 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 20th pick / 1960
LCB Clancy Williams 27 4 14 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 9th pick / 1965
San Diego Chargers / 8th / 62nd pick / 1965
RCB Ron Smith 26 4 11 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
LS Richie Petitbon 31 10 12 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 2nd / 21st pick / 1959
RS Eddie Meador+ 32 10 14 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 80th pick / 1959
 Special Teams Starters
K Bruce Gossett 28 5 0 22 of 34 field goals & 36 of 36 extra points
P Pat Studstill 31 8 0 80 punts for a 40.7 average, 0 blocked
PR Alvin Haymond 27 5 0 33 punt returns for a 13.2 average and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 18th / 246th pick / 1964
KR Ron Smith 26 4 11 27 kick returns for a 21.7 average and 0 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
79 Coy Bacon 27 RDT 14 13 270 6-4 Jackson St. 8/30/1942 1 6
22 Dick Bass 32 1 0 197 5-10 Pacific 3/15/1937 9 0 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 2nd pick / 1959
55 Maxie Baughan*+ 31 RLB 13 13 227 6-1 Georgia Tech 8/3/1938 9 11 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 20th pick / 1960
76 Bob Brown*+ 28 RT 14 14 280 6-4 Nebraska 12/8/1941 5 11 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 2nd pick / 1964
Denver Broncos / 1st / 4th pick / 1964
78 Roger Brown 32 14 0 300 6-5 Md-Eastern Shore 5/1/1937 9 3 Detroit Lions / 4th / 42nd pick / 1960
51 George Burman 27 14 0 255 6-3 Northwestern 12/1/1942 5 3 Chicago Bears / 15th / 210th pick / 1964
89 Rick Cash 24 14 0 248 6-5 Missouri,Truman St. 7/1/1945 1 3 Green Bay Packers / 10th / 260th pick / 1968
73 Charlie Cowan* 31 LT 14 14 264 6-4 New Mex. Highlands 6/19/1938 8 8 Denver Broncos / 5th / 33rd pick / 1961
Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 45th pick / 1961
88 Pat Curran 24 1 0 238 6-4 Iowa St.,Lakeland 9/21/1945 Rook 0 Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 151st pick / 1969
46 Willie Daniel 32 10 0 190 5-11 Mississippi St. 11/10/1937 8 3
43 Mike Dennis 25 1 0 207 6-1 Mississippi 7/22/1944 1 0 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 8th pick / 1966
Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 33rd pick / 1966
33 Willie Ellison 24 14 0 210 6-2 Texas Southern 11/1/1945 2 1 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1967
18 Roman Gabriel*+ 29 QB 14 14 220 6-5 North Carolina St. 8/5/1940 7 13 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 1st pick / 1962
Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 2nd pick / 1962
30 Bruce Gossett 28 K 14 0 204 6-1 Ferrum,Clarion,Duquesne,Richmond 11/9/1941 5 5
23 Alvin Haymond 27 PR 14 0 194 6-0 Southern 8/31/1942 5 0 Baltimore Colts / 18th / 246th pick / 1964
50 Ken Iman 30 C 14 14 240 6-1 SE Missouri St. 2/8/1939 9 6
70 Mitch Johnson 27 14 0 251 6-4 Los Angeles St.,UCLA 3/1/1942 4 3 Dallas Cowboys / 17th / 229th pick / 1965
75 Deacon Jones*+ 31 LDE 14 14 272 6-5 South Carolina St.,Miss. Valley St. 12/9/1938 8 11 Los Angeles Rams / 14th / 186th pick / 1961
34 Les Josephson 27 FB 14 14 207 6-1 Augustana (SD) 7/29/1942 5 8
80 Bob Klein 22 te 14 1 235 6-5 USC 7/27/1947 Rook 0 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 21st pick / 1969
64 Mike LaHood 25 rg 14 7 250 6-3 Wyoming 12/11/1944 Rook 3 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 51st pick / 1968
39 Izzy Lang 27 12 0 232 6-1 Tennessee St. 2/2/1942 5 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 18th / 240th pick / 1964
85 Lamar Lundy 34 4 0 245 6-7 Purdue 4/17/1935 12 3 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 47th pick / 1957
65 Tom Mack*+ 26 LG 14 14 250 6-3 Michigan 11/1/1943 3 11 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 2nd pick / 1966
56 Frank Marchlewski 26 5 0 240 6-2 Minnesota 10/14/1943 4 2 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 60th pick / 1965
Buffalo Bills / 19th / 152nd pick / 1965
20 Tommy Mason 30 13 0 196 6-1 Tulane 7/8/1939 8 4 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 1st pick / 1961
Boston Patriots / 1st / 2nd pick / 1961
21 Eddie Meador+ 32 RS 14 14 193 5-11 Arkansas Tech 8/10/1937 10 12 Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 80th pick / 1959
19 Jim Nettles 27 rcb 13 5 177 5-10 Wisconsin 2/15/1942 4 3
74 Merlin Olsen*+ 29 LDT 14 14 270 6-5 Utah St. 9/15/1940 7 11 Denver Broncos / 1st / 2nd pick / 1962
Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 3rd pick / 1962
32 Jack Pardee 33 LLB 14 14 225 6-2 Texas A&M 4/19/1936 12 6 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 14th pick / 1957
52 John Pergine 23 14 0 225 6-1 Notre Dame 9/13/1946 Rook 3 Los Angeles Rams / 11th / 297th pick / 1968
17 Richie Petitbon 31 LS 12 12 206 6-3 Loyola (LA),Tulane 4/18/1938 10 6 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 21st pick / 1959
66 Myron Pottios 30 5 0 232 6-2 Notre Dame 1/18/1939 8 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 19th pick / 1961
Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 20th pick / 1961
53 Jim Purnell 28 14 0 229 6-2 Wisconsin 12/12/1941 5 4
27 David Ray 25 1 0 195 6-0 Alabama 9/19/1944 Rook 0 Cleveland Browns / 16th / 243rd pick / 1966
71 Joe Scibelli 30 RG 7 7 256 6-1 Notre Dame 4/19/1939 8 3 New York Titans / 10th / 77th pick / 1961
Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 130th pick / 1961
44 Nate Shaw 24 7 0 205 6-2 USC 5/20/1945 Rook 2 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 122nd pick / 1967
38 Larry Smith 22 HB 14 14 220 6-3 Florida 9/2/1947 Rook 9 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 8th pick / 1969
41 Ron Smith 26 KR 14 11 195 6-1 Wisconsin 5/3/1943 4 5
84 Jack Snow 26 SE 14 14 190 6-2 Notre Dame 1/25/1943 4 9 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 8th pick / 1965
San Diego Chargers / 7th / 54th pick / 1965
28 Pat Studstill 31 P 14 0 180 6-0 Houston 6/4/1938 8 3
10 Karl Sweetan 27 5 0 203 6-1 Texas A&M,Wake Forest 10/2/1942 3 0 Detroit Lions / 18th / 249th pick / 1965
72 Diron Talbert 25 RDE 14 13 255 6-5 Texas 7/1/1944 2 6 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 66th pick / 1966
87 Billy Truax 26 TE 14 13 240 6-5 LSU 7/15/1943 5 5 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 14th pick / 1964
Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 26th pick / 1964
14 Wendell Tucker 26 FL 14 14 185 5-10 South Carolina St. 9/4/1943 2 8
24 Clancy Williams 27 LCB 14 14 194 6-3 Washington St. 9/24/1942 4 6 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 9th pick / 1965
San Diego Chargers / 8th / 62nd pick / 1965
57 Doug Woodlief 26 MLB 14 11 225 6-3 Memphis 9/4/1943 4 6 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 65th pick / 1965
Team Total 27.7 14 226.0 6-2.2 5.0