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1980 Los Angeles Rams

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11-5-0, Finished 2nd in NFC West Division  · 1980 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 6.5, Offense: 4.4, Defense: 2.1, SoS: -1.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 424 points (26.5/g), 3rd of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 289 points (18.1/g), 7th.
 Differential of 135 points (8.4/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 11.4-4.6.

Coach: Ray Malavasi (11-5-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Lionel Taylor
 Defensive Coordinator: Bud Carson

Stadium: Anaheim Stadium
 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 Vince Ferragamo 26 3 15 240 for 404, 3,199 yards, 30 td, 19 int, & 15 rushes for 34 yards and 1 td Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 91st pick / 1977
RB Elvis Peacock 24 1 9 164 rushes for 777 yards, 7 td, & 25 catches for 213 yards and 2 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 20th pick / 1978
FB Cullen Bryant 29 7 16 183 rushes for 807 yards, 3 td, & 53 catches for 386 yards and 3 td Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 31st pick / 1973
WR Preston Dennard 25 2 16 36 catches for 596 yards, 6 td, & 2 rushes for 20 yards and 0 td
WR Billy Waddy 26 3 15 38 catches for 670 yards, 5 td, & 1 rush for -1 yards and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 50th pick / 1977
TE Victor Hicks 23 Rook 14 23 catches for 318 yards, 3 td, & 1 rush for 19 yards and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 122nd pick / 1979
LT Doug France 27 5 16 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 20th pick / 1975
LG Kent Hill* 23 1 16 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 26th pick / 1979
C Rich Saul* 32 10 16 Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 204th pick / 1970
RG Doug Smith 24 2 8
RT Jackie Slater 26 4 15 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 86th pick / 1976
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jack Youngblood 30 9 16 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 20th pick / 1971
LDT Larry Brooks* 30 8 14 Los Angeles Rams / 14th / 355th pick / 1972
RDT Cody Jones 29 6 15 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 115th pick / 1973
RDE Fred Dryer 34 11 16 New York Giants / 1st / 13th pick / 1969
LLB Jim Youngblood 30 7 15 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1973
MLB Jack Reynolds* 33 10 16 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 22nd pick / 1970
RLB Bob Brudzinski 25 3 8 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 23rd pick / 1977
LCB Pat Thomas*+ 26 4 14 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 39th pick / 1976
RCB Rod Perry* 27 5 16 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 98th pick / 1975
SS Johnnie Johnson 24 Rook 16 3 interceptions, 5 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 17th pick / 1980
FS Nolan Cromwell*+ 25 3 16 8 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 31st pick / 1977
 Special Teams Starters
K Frank Corral 25 2 0 16 of 30 field goals & 51 of 52 extra points Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 78th pick / 1978
P Frank Corral 25 2 0 76 punts for a 39.5 average, 1 blocked Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 78th pick / 1978
PR LeRoy Irvin 23 Rook 2 42 punt returns for a 7.0 average and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 70th pick / 1980
KR Drew Hill 24 1 0 43 kick returns for a 20.5 average and 1 td Los Angeles Rams / 12th / 328th pick / 1979

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
52 George Andrews 25 rlb 13 7 226 6-3 Nebraska 11/28/1955 1 4 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 19th pick / 1979
84 Walt Arnold 22 16 0 228 6-3 New Mexico 8/31/1958 Rook 1
62 Bill Bain 28 16 0 279 6-4 Colorado,USC 8/9/1952 5 1 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 47th pick / 1975
90 Larry Brooks* 30 LDT 16 14 255 6-3 Virginia St. 6/10/1950 8 9 Los Angeles Rams / 14th / 355th pick / 1972
59 Bob Brudzinski 25 RLB 9 8 230 6-4 Ohio St. 1/1/1955 3 4 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 23rd pick / 1977
32 Cullen Bryant 29 FB 16 16 234 6-1 Colorado 5/20/1951 7 9 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 31st pick / 1973
3 Frank Corral 25 K 16 0 224 6-2 UCLA 6/16/1955 2 3 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 78th pick / 1978
21 Nolan Cromwell*+ 25 FS 16 16 200 6-1 Kansas 1/30/1955 3 12 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 31st pick / 1977
41 Jeff Delaney 24 16 0 195 6-0 Pittsburgh 10/25/1956 Rook 2 Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 190th pick / 1979
88 Preston Dennard 25 WR 16 16 185 6-1 New Mexico 11/28/1955 2 6
71 Reggie Doss 24 16 0 265 6-4 Hampton 12/7/1956 2 2 Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 189th pick / 1978
89 Fred Dryer 34 RDE 16 16 240 6-6 San Diego St. 7/6/1946 11 8 New York Giants / 1st / 13th pick / 1969
55 Carl Ekern 26 15 0 223 6-3 San Jose St. 5/27/1954 4 1 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 128th pick / 1976
79 Mike Fanning 27 dt 15 3 255 6-6 Notre Dame 2/2/1953 5 3 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 9th pick / 1975
15 Vince Ferragamo 26 QB 16 15 212 6-3 California,Nebraska 4/24/1954 3 11 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 91st pick / 1977
77 Doug France 27 LT 16 16 270 6-5 Ohio St. 4/26/1953 5 8 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 20th pick / 1975
44 Mike Guman 22 16 0 216 6-2 Penn St. 4/21/1958 Rook 4 Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 154th pick / 1980
11 Pat Haden 27 qb 4 1 182 5-11 USC 1/23/1953 4 1 Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 176th pick / 1975
60 Dennis Harrah* 27 RG 15 8 260 6-5 Miami (FL) 3/9/1953 5 6 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 11th pick / 1975
51 Joe Harris 28 lb 16 2 225 6-1 Georgia Tech 12/6/1952 3 3 Chicago Bears / 8th / 197th pick / 1975
81 Victor Hicks 23 TE 16 14 250 6-3 Oklahoma 1/19/1957 Rook 3 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 122nd pick / 1979
87 Drew Hill 24 KR 16 0 170 5-9 Georgia Tech 10/5/1956 1 5 Los Angeles Rams / 12th / 328th pick / 1979
24 Eddie Hill 23 rb 7 1 205 6-2 Memphis 5/13/1957 1 1 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 54th pick / 1979
72 Kent Hill* 23 LG 16 16 260 6-5 Georgia Tech 3/7/1957 1 13 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 26th pick / 1979
63 Greg Horton 29 3 0 245 6-4 Colorado 1/1/1951 4 0 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 56th pick / 1974
47 LeRoy Irvin 23 PR 16 2 184 5-11 Kansas 9/15/1957 Rook 0 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 70th pick / 1980
20 Johnnie Johnson 24 SS 16 16 185 6-1 Texas 10/8/1956 Rook 7 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 17th pick / 1980
76 Cody Jones 29 RDT 15 15 243 6-5 San Jose St. 5/3/1951 6 8 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 115th pick / 1973
19 Bob Lee 34 1 0 195 6-2 Arizona St.,Pacific 8/7/1946 11 0 Minnesota Vikings / 17th / 441st pick / 1968
54 Ed McGlasson 24 1 0 248 6-4 Maryland,Youngstown St. 7/11/1956 1 0 New York Jets / 10th / 263rd pick / 1979
82 Willie Miller 33 wr 16 1 172 5-9 Colorado St. 4/26/1947 5 3 Houston Oilers / 12th / 302nd pick / 1975
22 Lydell Mitchell 31 2 0 204 5-11 Penn St. 5/30/1949 8 0 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 48th pick / 1972
86 Jeff Moore 23 14 0 194 6-1 Tennessee 3/2/1957 Rook 2 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 58th pick / 1979
95 Phil Murphy 23 16 0 290 6-5 South Carolina St. 9/26/1957 Rook 1 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1980
83 Terry Nelson 29 te 4 2 233 6-2 Ark-Pine Bluff 5/20/1951 7 0 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 99th pick / 1973
75 Irv Pankey 22 t 16 1 277 6-4 Penn St. 2/15/1958 Rook 2 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 50th pick / 1980
34 Elvis Peacock 24 RB 13 9 212 6-1 Oklahoma 11/7/1956 1 7 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 20th pick / 1978
49 Rod Perry* 27 RCB 16 16 178 5-9 Colorado 9/11/1953 5 9 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 98th pick / 1975
64 Jack Reynolds* 33 MLB 16 16 232 6-1 Tennessee 11/22/1947 10 11 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 22nd pick / 1970
63 Conrad Rucker 26 2 0 255 6-3 Southern 11/15/1954 2 0 Houston Oilers / 6th / 154th pick / 1978
8 Jeff Rutledge 23 1 0 195 6-1 Alabama 1/22/1957 1 0 Los Angeles Rams / 9th / 246th pick / 1979
61 Rich Saul* 32 C 16 16 241 6-3 Michigan St. 2/5/1948 10 13 Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 204th pick / 1970
78 Jackie Slater 26 RT 15 15 277 6-4 Jackson St. 5/27/1954 4 8 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 86th pick / 1976
56 Doug Smith 24 RG 8 8 259 6-3 Bowling Green 11/25/1956 2 4
23 Lucious Smith 23 16 0 190 5-10 San Diego St.,Cal State-Fullerton 1/17/1957 Rook 1
37 Ivory Sully 23 16 0 198 6-0 Delaware 6/20/1957 1 1
33 Jewerl Thomas 23 rb 16 2 230 5-10 UCLA,San Jose St. 9/10/1957 Rook 3 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 58th pick / 1980
27 Pat Thomas*+ 26 LCB 14 14 183 5-9 Texas A&M 9/1/1954 4 13 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 39th pick / 1976
26 Wendell Tyler 25 rb 4 4 198 5-10 UCLA 5/20/1955 3 1 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 79th pick / 1977
80 Billy Waddy 26 WR 15 15 187 5-11 Colorado 2/19/1954 3 6 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 50th pick / 1977
57 Greg Westbrooks 27 6 0 215 6-2 Mesa,Colorado 2/24/1953 5 1 New Orleans Saints / 17th / 422nd pick / 1975
85 Jack Youngblood 30 LDE 16 16 247 6-4 Florida 1/26/1950 9 8 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 20th pick / 1971
53 Jim Youngblood 30 LLB 15 15 235 6-3 Tennessee Tech 2/23/1950 7 8 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1973
Team Total 26.2 16 224.4 6-1.8 3.5