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1982 Los Angeles Rams

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2-7-0, Finished 4th in NFC West Division  · 1982 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -6.9, Offense: 0.9, Defense: -7.9, SoS: -1.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 200 points (22.2/g), 9th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 250 points (27.8/g), 28th.
 Differential of -50 points (-5.6/g), 25th.  Expected W-L: 3.3-5.7.

Coach: Ray Malavasi (2-7-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: John Hadl

Stadium: Anaheim Stadium
 Training Camp: Fullerton State (Fullerton, California)

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 Vince Ferragamo 28 5 5 118 for 209, 1,609 yards, 9 td, 9 int, & 4 rushes for 3 yards and 1 td Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 91st pick / 1977
RB Wendell Tyler 27 5 9 137 rushes for 564 yards, 9 td, & 38 catches for 375 yards and 4 td Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 79th pick / 1977
FB Mike Guman 24 2 9 69 rushes for 266 yards, 2 td, & 31 catches for 310 yards and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 154th pick / 1980
WR Preston Dennard 27 4 9 25 catches for 383 yards, 2 td
WR Willie Miller 35 7 8 15 catches for 346 yards, 1 td, & 1 rush for 5 yards and 0 td Houston Oilers / 12th / 302nd pick / 1975
TE Mike Barber 29 6 9 18 catches for 166 yards, 1 td Houston Oilers / 2nd / 48th pick / 1976
LT Irv Pankey 24 2 9 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 50th pick / 1980
LG Kent Hill* 25 3 9 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 26th pick / 1979
C Doug Smith 26 4 9 2 fumbles recovered
RG Dennis Harrah 29 7 9 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 11th pick / 1975
RT Jackie Slater 28 6 9 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 86th pick / 1976
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jack Youngblood 32 11 9 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 20th pick / 1971
LDT Mike Fanning 29 7 8 5.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 9th pick / 1975
RDT Cody Jones 31 8 9 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 115th pick / 1973
RDE Reggie Doss 26 4 9 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 189th pick / 1978
LLB Carl Ekern 28 6 3 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 128th pick / 1976
MLB Jim Youngblood 32 9 7 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1973
RLB George Andrews 27 3 9 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 19th pick / 1979
LCB Pat Thomas 28 6 9 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 39th pick / 1976
RCB Rod Perry 29 7 9 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 98th pick / 1975
SS Johnnie Johnson 26 2 9 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 17th pick / 1980
FS Nolan Cromwell*+ 27 5 9 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 31st pick / 1977
 Special Teams Starters
K Mike Lansford 24 Rook 0 9 of 15 field goals & 23 of 24 extra points New York Giants / 12th / 312th pick / 1980
P John Misko 28 Rook 0 45 punts for a 43.6 average, 1 blocked
PR LeRoy Irvin 25 2 0 22 punt returns for a 11.0 average and 1 td Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 70th pick / 1980
KR Barry Redden 22 Rook 0 22 kick returns for a 22.8 average and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 14th pick / 1982

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
35 Robert Alexander 24 9 0 185 6-0 West Virginia 4/21/1958 Rook 0 Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 269th pick / 1981
52 George Andrews 27 RLB 9 9 226 6-3 Nebraska 11/28/1955 3 6 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 19th pick / 1979
62 Bill Bain 30 9 0 279 6-4 Colorado,USC 8/9/1952 7 1 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 47th pick / 1975
86 Mike Barber 29 TE 9 9 235 6-3 Louisiana Tech 6/4/1953 6 3 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 48th pick / 1976
96 Doug Barnett 22 9 0 250 6-3 Azusa Pacific 4/12/1960 Rook 1 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 118th pick / 1982
81 Ron Battle 23 9 0 220 6-3 North Texas 3/27/1959 1 1 Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 175th pick / 1981
90 Larry Brooks 32 6 0 255 6-3 Virginia St. 6/10/1950 10 1 Los Angeles Rams / 14th / 355th pick / 1972
32 Cullen Bryant 31 1 0 234 6-1 Colorado 5/20/1951 9 0 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 31st pick / 1973
54 Howard Carson 25 lb 2 2 233 6-2 Howard Payne 2/11/1957 1 1
50 Jim Collins 24 lb 6 3 230 6-2 Syracuse 6/11/1958 1 2 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1981
42 Kirk Collins 24 9 0 182 5-11 Baylor 7/18/1958 1 1 Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 176th pick / 1980
21 Nolan Cromwell*+ 27 FS 9 9 200 6-1 Kansas 1/30/1955 5 10 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 31st pick / 1977
70 Charles DeJurnett 30 4 0 263 6-4 San Jose St. 6/17/1952 6 0 San Diego Chargers / 17th / 418th pick / 1974
88 Preston Dennard 27 WR 9 9 185 6-1 New Mexico 11/28/1955 4 6
71 Reggie Doss 26 RDE 9 9 265 6-4 Hampton 12/7/1956 4 6 Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 189th pick / 1978
55 Carl Ekern 28 LLB 3 3 223 6-3 San Jose St. 5/27/1954 6 2 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 128th pick / 1976
79 Mike Fanning 29 LDT 8 8 255 6-6 Notre Dame 2/2/1953 7 5 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 9th pick / 1975
84 George Farmer 24 8 0 175 5-10 Southern 12/5/1958 Rook 6 Los Angeles Rams / 9th / 248th pick / 1980
15 Vince Ferragamo 28 QB 7 5 212 6-3 California,Nebraska 4/24/1954 5 9 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 91st pick / 1977
44 Mike Guman 24 FB 9 9 216 6-2 Penn St. 4/21/1958 2 8 Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 154th pick / 1980
60 Dennis Harrah 29 RG 9 9 260 6-5 Miami (FL) 3/9/1953 7 8 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 11th pick / 1975
87 Drew Hill 26 9 0 170 5-9 Georgia Tech 10/5/1956 3 1 Los Angeles Rams / 12th / 328th pick / 1979
72 Kent Hill* 25 LG 9 9 260 6-5 Georgia Tech 3/7/1957 3 11 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 26th pick / 1979
47 LeRoy Irvin 25 PR 9 0 184 5-11 Kansas 9/15/1957 2 1 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 70th pick / 1980
20 Johnnie Johnson 26 SS 9 9 185 6-1 Texas 10/8/1956 2 5 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 17th pick / 1980
24 A.J. Jones 23 6 0 202 6-1 Texas 5/30/1959 Rook 0 Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 202nd pick / 1982
17 Bert Jones 31 qb 4 4 210 6-3 LSU 9/7/1951 9 4 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 2nd pick / 1973
76 Cody Jones 31 RDT 9 9 243 6-5 San Jose St. 5/3/1951 8 5 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 115th pick / 1973
79 Wally Kersten 23 3 0 270 6-5 Minnesota 12/8/1959 Rook 0 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 117th pick / 1982
4 Mike Lansford 24 K 9 0 183 6-0 Washington 7/20/1958 Rook 2 New York Giants / 12th / 312th pick / 1980
67 Myron Lapka 26 2 0 258 6-4 USC 5/10/1956 2 0 New York Giants / 3rd / 64th pick / 1980
59 George Lilja 24 9 0 264 6-4 Michigan 3/3/1958 Rook 1 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 104th pick / 1981
83 Kerry Locklin 23 6 0 230 6-3 New Mexico St. 9/9/1959 Rook 0 Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 145th pick / 1982
69 Greg Meisner 23 nt 6 1 257 6-3 Pittsburgh 4/23/1959 1 1 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1981
82 Willie Miller 35 WR 9 8 172 5-9 Colorado St. 4/26/1947 7 6 Houston Oilers / 12th / 302nd pick / 1975
6 John Misko 28 P 9 0 207 6-5 Oregon St. 10/1/1954 Rook 3
58 Mel Owens 24 lb 7 1 224 6-2 Michigan 12/7/1958 1 1 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 9th pick / 1981
75 Irv Pankey 24 LT 9 9 277 6-4 Penn St. 2/15/1958 2 8 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 50th pick / 1980
49 Rod Perry 29 RCB 9 9 178 5-9 Colorado 9/11/1953 7 6 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 98th pick / 1975
30 Barry Redden 22 KR 9 0 210 5-10 Richmond 7/21/1960 Rook 1 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 14th pick / 1982
57 Mike Reilly 23 lb 9 2 217 6-4 Oklahoma 2/14/1959 Rook 2 Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 207th pick / 1982
78 Jackie Slater 28 RT 9 9 277 6-4 Jackson St. 5/27/1954 6 8 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 86th pick / 1976
56 Doug Smith 26 C 9 9 259 6-3 Bowling Green 11/25/1956 4 8
23 Lucious Smith 25 8 0 190 5-10 San Diego St.,Cal State-Fullerton 1/17/1957 2 1
37 Ivory Sully 25 9 0 198 6-0 Delaware 6/20/1957 3 1
33 Jewerl Thomas 25 8 0 230 5-10 UCLA,San Jose St. 9/10/1957 2 2 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 58th pick / 1980
27 Pat Thomas 28 LCB 9 9 183 5-9 Texas A&M 9/1/1954 6 5 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 39th pick / 1976
26 Wendell Tyler 27 RB 9 9 198 5-10 UCLA 5/20/1955 5 13 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 79th pick / 1977
80 Billy Waddy 28 wr 3 1 187 5-11 Colorado 2/19/1954 5 0 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 50th pick / 1977
66 Eric Williams 27 3 0 227 6-2 USC 6/17/1955 5 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 216th pick / 1977
73 Ron Yary 36 8 0 255 6-5 USC 8/16/1946 14 1 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 1st pick / 1968
85 Jack Youngblood 32 LDE 9 9 247 6-4 Florida 1/26/1950 11 5 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 20th pick / 1971
53 Jim Youngblood 32 MLB 7 7 235 6-3 Tennessee Tech 2/23/1950 9 4 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1973
Team Total 26.7 9 224.0 6-1.8 3.8