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1975 Los Angeles Rams

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12-2-0, Finished 1st in NFC West Division  · 1975 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 9.1, Offense: 0.5, Defense: 8.7, SoS: -3.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 312 points (22.3/g), 11th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 135 points (9.6/g), 1st.
 Differential of 177 points (12.6/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 12.3-1.7.

Coach: Chuck Knox (12-2-0)

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 James Harris 28 6 13 157 for 285, 2,148 yards, 14 td, 15 int, & 18 rushes for 45 yards and 1 td Buffalo Bills / 8th / 192nd pick / 1969
RB Lawrence McCutcheon* 25 3 13 213 rushes for 911 yards, 2 td, & 31 catches for 230 yards and 1 td Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 70th pick / 1972
FB Cullen Bryant 24 2 13 117 rushes for 467 yards, 2 td, & 20 catches for 229 yards and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 31st pick / 1973
WR Harold Jackson* 29 7 14 43 catches for 786 yards, 7 td Los Angeles Rams / 12th / 323rd pick / 1968
WR Ron Jessie 27 4 14 41 catches for 547 yards, 3 td, & 2 rushes for 15 yards and 0 td Dallas Cowboys / 8th / 206th pick / 1971
TE Bob Klein 28 6 11 16 catches for 237 yards, 2 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 21st pick / 1969
LT Charlie Cowan 37 14 13 Denver Broncos / 5th / 33rd pick / 1961
Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 45th pick / 1961
LG Tom Mack* 32 9 14 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 2nd pick / 1966
C Rich Saul 27 5 14 Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 204th pick / 1970
RG Joe Scibelli 36 14 14 New York Titans / 10th / 77th pick / 1961
Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 130th pick / 1961
RT John Williams 30 7 14 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Colts / 1st / 23rd pick / 1968
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jack Youngblood*+ 25 4 14 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 20th pick / 1971
LDT Larry Brooks 25 3 8 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 14th / 355th pick / 1972
RDT Merlin Olsen* 35 13 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 1st / 2nd pick / 1962
Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 3rd pick / 1962
RDE Fred Dryer* 29 6 14 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 1st / 13th pick / 1969
LLB Ken Geddes 29 4 14 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 7th / 175th pick / 1970
MLB Jack Reynolds* 28 5 14 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 22nd pick / 1970
RLB Isiah Robertson* 26 4 14 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 10th pick / 1971
LCB Eddie McMillan 24 2 14 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 95th pick / 1973
RCB Monte Jackson 22 Rook 9 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 28th pick / 1975
SS Dave Elmendorf 26 4 14 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1971
FS Bill Simpson 24 1 14 6 interceptions, 5 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 50th pick / 1974
 Special Teams Starters
K Tom Dempsey 28 6 0 21 of 26 field goals & 31 of 36 extra points
P Duane Carrell 26 1 0 73 punts for a 39.4 average, 0 blocked
PR Rob Scribner 24 2 0 26 punt returns for a 7.9 average and 0 td
KR Willie McGee 25 2 0 17 kick returns for a 23.8 average and 0 td San Diego Chargers / 5th / 123rd pick / 1973

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
45 Jim Bertelsen 25 13 1 205 5-11 Texas 2/26/1950 3 7 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 30th pick / 1972
90 Larry Brooks 25 LDT 8 8 255 6-3 Virginia St. 6/10/1950 3 6 Los Angeles Rams / 14th / 355th pick / 1972
32 Cullen Bryant 24 FB 14 13 234 6-1 Colorado 5/20/1951 2 7 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 31st pick / 1973
22 John Cappelletti 23 13 0 215 6-1 Penn St. 8/9/1952 1 1 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 11th pick / 1974
17 Duane Carrell 26 P 14 0 185 5-10 Florida St. 10/3/1949 1 2
44 Al Clark 27 db 4 4 185 6-0 Grambling St.,Northern Arizona,East. Michigan 2/29/1948 4 2 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1971
73 Charlie Cowan 37 LT 13 13 264 6-4 New Mex. Highlands 6/19/1938 14 7 Denver Broncos / 5th / 33rd pick / 1961
Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 45th pick / 1961
70 Al Cowlings 28 5 0 255 6-5 USC 6/16/1947 5 4 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 5th pick / 1970
55 Bob DeMarco 37 14 0 248 6-2 Indiana,Dayton 9/16/1938 14 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 14th / 157th pick / 1960
10 Tom Dempsey 28 K 14 0 255 6-2 Palomar College 1/12/1947 6 5
89 Fred Dryer* 29 RDE 14 14 240 6-6 San Diego St. 7/6/1946 6 13 New York Giants / 1st / 13th pick / 1969
42 Dave Elmendorf 26 SS 14 14 195 6-1 Texas A&M 6/20/1949 4 15 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1971
79 Mike Fanning 22 8 0 255 6-6 Notre Dame 2/2/1953 Rook 4 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 9th pick / 1975
77 Doug France 22 t 14 1 270 6-5 Ohio St. 4/26/1953 Rook 2 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 20th pick / 1975
36 Ken Geddes 29 LLB 14 14 235 6-3 Nebraska 9/27/1946 4 10 Detroit Lions / 7th / 175th pick / 1970
60 Dennis Harrah 22 14 0 260 6-5 Miami (FL) 3/9/1953 Rook 4 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 11th pick / 1975
12 James Harris 28 QB 13 13 210 6-4 Grambling St. 7/20/1947 6 11 Buffalo Bills / 8th / 192nd pick / 1969
29 Harold Jackson* 29 WR 14 14 175 5-10 Jackson St. 1/6/1946 7 11 Los Angeles Rams / 12th / 323rd pick / 1968
28 Monte Jackson 22 RCB 14 9 193 5-11 San Diego St. 7/14/1953 Rook 7 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 28th pick / 1975
16 Ron Jaworski 24 qb 14 1 196 6-2 Youngstown St. 3/23/1951 1 2 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 37th pick / 1973
81 Ron Jessie 27 WR 14 14 185 6-0 Kansas 2/4/1948 4 7 Dallas Cowboys / 8th / 206th pick / 1971
76 Cody Jones 24 ldt 14 6 243 6-5 San Jose St. 5/3/1951 1 5 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 115th pick / 1973
52 Rick Kay 26 14 0 235 6-4 Colorado 11/10/1949 2 5
80 Bob Klein 28 TE 11 11 235 6-5 USC 7/27/1947 6 3 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 21st pick / 1969
65 Tom Mack* 32 LG 14 14 250 6-3 Michigan 11/1/1943 9 10 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 2nd pick / 1966
30 Lawrence McCutcheon* 25 RB 13 13 205 6-1 Colorado St. 6/2/1950 3 11 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 70th pick / 1972
24 Willie McGee 25 KR 14 0 179 5-11 Alcorn St. 5/14/1950 2 1 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 123rd pick / 1973
41 Eddie McMillan 24 LCB 14 14 189 6-0 Florida St. 11/25/1951 2 9 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 95th pick / 1973
67 Bill Nelson 27 8 0 270 6-7 Oregon St. 3/9/1948 4 4 Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 168th pick / 1970
83 Terry Nelson 24 te 14 3 233 6-2 Ark-Pine Bluff 5/20/1951 2 0 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 99th pick / 1973
74 Merlin Olsen* 35 RDT 14 14 270 6-5 Utah St. 9/15/1940 13 12 Denver Broncos / 1st / 2nd pick / 1962
Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 3rd pick / 1962
49 Rod Perry 22 9 1 178 5-9 Colorado 9/11/1953 Rook 4 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 98th pick / 1975
57 Jim Peterson 25 14 0 235 6-5 San Diego St. 1/20/1950 1 6 Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 133rd pick / 1973
39 Rod Phillips 23 rb 14 1 220 6-0 Cincinnati,Jackson St. 12/23/1952 Rook 1
20 Steve Preece 28 14 0 195 6-1 Oregon St. 2/15/1947 6 4
64 Jack Reynolds* 28 MLB 14 14 232 6-1 Tennessee 11/22/1947 5 12 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 22nd pick / 1970
58 Isiah Robertson* 26 RLB 14 14 225 6-3 Southern 8/17/1949 4 16 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 10th pick / 1971
61 Rich Saul 27 C 14 14 241 6-3 Michigan St. 2/5/1948 5 7 Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 204th pick / 1970
71 Joe Scibelli 36 RG 14 14 256 6-1 Notre Dame 4/19/1939 14 7 New York Titans / 10th / 77th pick / 1961
Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 130th pick / 1961
33 Rob Scribner 24 PR 14 0 200 6-0 UCLA 4/9/1951 2 2
48 Bill Simpson 24 FS 14 14 184 6-1 Michigan St. 12/5/1951 1 13 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 50th pick / 1974
84 Jack Snow 32 10 0 190 6-2 Notre Dame 1/25/1943 10 1 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 8th pick / 1965
San Diego Chargers / 7th / 54th pick / 1965
75 John Williams 30 RT 14 14 256 6-3 Minnesota 10/27/1945 7 7 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 23rd pick / 1968
85 Jack Youngblood*+ 25 LDE 14 14 247 6-4 Florida 1/26/1950 4 17 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 20th pick / 1971
53 Jim Youngblood 25 14 0 235 6-3 Tennessee Tech 2/23/1950 2 5 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1973
Team Total 26.8 14 224.8 6-2.2 4.2