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1968 San Francisco 49ers

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7-6-1, Finished 3rd in NFL Coastal Division  · 1968 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.3, Offense: 2.5, Defense: -1.2, SoS: 1.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 303 points (21.6/g), 6th of 16 in the NFL. Allowed 310 points (22.1/g), 9th.
 Differential of -7 points (-0.5/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 6.8-7.2.

Coach: Dick Nolan (7-6-1)

Stadium: Kezar Stadium
 Training Camp: UC-Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, California)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB John Brodie 33 11 14 234 for 404, 3,020 yards, 22 td, 21 int, & 18 rushes for 71 yards and 0 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1957
HB Gary Lewis 26 4 14 141 rushes for 573 yards, 1 td, & 27 catches for 244 yards and 3 td San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 71st pick / 1964
Denver Broncos / 22nd / 169th pick / 1964
FB Ken Willard* 25 3 14 227 rushes for 967 yards, 7 td, & 36 catches for 232 yards and 0 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1965
FL Clifton McNeil*+ 28 4 14 71 catches for 994 yards, 7 td, & 1 rush for -1 yards and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 11th / 151st pick / 1962
SE Dick Witcher 24 2 14 39 catches for 531 yards, 1 td San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 119th pick / 1966
TE John David Crow 33 10 14 31 catches for 531 yards, 5 td, & 4 rushes for 4 yards and 0 td Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1958
LT Len Rohde 30 8 14 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 59th pick / 1960
LG Elmer Collett 24 1 14 San Francisco 49ers / 14th / 208th pick / 1966
C Bruce Bosley 35 12 14 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1956
RG Howard Mudd*+ 26 4 14 San Francisco 49ers / 9th / 113th pick / 1964
RT Cas Banaszek 23 Rook 14 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 11th pick / 1967
 Defensive Starters
LDE Stan Hindman 24 2 14 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 11th pick / 1966
Houston Oilers / 2nd / 12th pick / 1966
LDT Charlie Krueger 31 9 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 9th pick / 1958
RDT Roland Lakes 29 7 14 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 24th pick / 1961
Boston Patriots / 9th / 66th pick / 1961
RDE Clark Miller 30 6 10 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 58th pick / 1961
Oakland Raiders / 14th / 108th pick / 1961
LLB Dave Wilcox* 26 4 14 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 29th pick / 1964
Houston Oilers / 6th / 46th pick / 1964
MLB Ed Beard 29 3 14 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 20th / 159th pick / 1964
San Francisco 49ers / 14th / 183rd pick / 1964
RLB Matt Hazeltine 35 13 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 45th pick / 1955
LCB Jimmy Johnson 30 7 13 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 6th pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 4th / 31st pick / 1961
RCB Kermit Alexander* 27 5 14 9 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 1st / 5th pick / 1963
San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 8th pick / 1963
LS Al Randolph 24 2 14 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 37th pick / 1966
RS Johnny Fuller 22 Rook 10 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 98th pick / 1968
 Special Teams Starters
K Tommy Davis 34 9 0 9 of 16 field goals & 26 of 26 extra points San Francisco 49ers / 11th / 128th pick / 1957
P Steve Spurrier 23 1 0 68 punts for a 39.0 average, 0 blocked San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1967
PR Kermit Alexander* 27 5 14 24 punt returns for a 3.6 average and 0 td Denver Broncos / 1st / 5th pick / 1963
San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 8th pick / 1963
KR Kermit Alexander* 27 5 14 20 kick returns for a 18.0 average and 0 td Denver Broncos / 1st / 5th pick / 1963
San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 8th pick / 1963

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
39 Kermit Alexander* 27 KR 14 14 187 5-11 UCLA 1/4/1941 5 11 Denver Broncos / 1st / 5th pick / 1963
San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 8th pick / 1963
79 Cas Banaszek 23 RT 14 14 254 6-3 Northwestern 12/24/1945 Rook 6 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 11th pick / 1967
50 Ed Beard 29 MLB 14 14 226 6-1 Tennessee 12/9/1939 3 6 Oakland Raiders / 20th / 159th pick / 1964
San Francisco 49ers / 14th / 183rd pick / 1964
72 Bill Belk 22 de 10 4 253 6-3 Md-Eastern Shore 2/19/1946 Rook 3 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 153rd pick / 1968
75 Forrest Blue 23 14 0 261 6-6 Auburn 9/7/1945 Rook 3 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 15th pick / 1968
77 Bruce Bosley 35 C 14 14 241 6-2 West Virginia 11/5/1933 12 6 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1956
12 John Brodie 33 QB 14 14 198 6-1 Stanford 8/14/1935 11 12 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1957
66 Elmer Collett 24 LG 14 14 244 6-6 San Francisco St. 11/7/1944 1 6 San Francisco 49ers / 14th / 208th pick / 1966
44 John David Crow 33 TE 14 14 220 6-2 Texas A&M 7/8/1935 10 6 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1958
42 Doug Cunningham 23 10 0 200 6-0 Mississippi 9/14/1945 1 0 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 145th pick / 1967
33 Clem Daniels 31 9 0 220 6-1 Prairie View 7/9/1937 8 1
36 Tommy Davis 34 K 9 0 215 6-0 LSU 10/13/1934 9 2 San Francisco 49ers / 11th / 128th pick / 1957
30 Johnny Fuller 22 RS 14 10 186 6-0 Lamar 3/3/1946 Rook 5 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 98th pick / 1968
86 Kevin Hardy 23 12 0 276 6-5 Notre Dame 7/28/1945 Rook 3 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 7th pick / 1968
53 Tommy Hart 24 5 0 245 6-4 Morris Brown 11/7/1944 Rook 2 San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 261st pick / 1968
54 Harold Hays 29 14 0 225 6-2 Southern Miss 9/24/1939 5 3 Dallas Cowboys / 14th / 186th pick / 1962
Houston Oilers / 26th / 207th pick / 1962
55 Matt Hazeltine 35 RLB 14 14 220 6-1 California 8/2/1933 13 6 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 45th pick / 1955
80 Stan Hindman 24 LDE 14 14 235 6-3 Mississippi 3/1/1944 2 6 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 11th pick / 1966
Houston Oilers / 2nd / 12th pick / 1966
72 Charlie Johnson 24 2 0 265 6-1 Louisville 9/29/1944 2 2 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 91st pick / 1966
37 Jimmy Johnson 30 LCB 13 13 187 6-2 UCLA 3/31/1938 7 5 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 6th pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 4th / 31st pick / 1961
70 Charlie Krueger 31 LDT 14 14 256 6-4 Texas A&M 1/28/1937 9 6 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 9th pick / 1958
60 Roland Lakes 29 RDT 14 14 279 6-4 Wichita St. 12/25/1939 7 6 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 24th pick / 1961
Boston Patriots / 9th / 66th pick / 1961
49 Dwight Lee 23 2 0 190 6-2 Michigan St. 9/3/1945 Rook 0 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 125th pick / 1968
22 Gary Lewis 26 HB 14 14 225 6-3 Washington St.,Arizona St. 2/22/1942 4 7 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 71st pick / 1964
Denver Broncos / 22nd / 169th pick / 1964
26 Kay McFarland 30 9 0 186 6-2 Colorado St. 4/10/1938 6 2 San Francisco 49ers / 18th / 248th pick / 1961
85 Clifton McNeil*+ 28 FL 14 14 187 6-2 Grambling St. 5/25/1940 4 11 Cleveland Browns / 11th / 151st pick / 1962
74 Clark Miller 30 RDE 10 10 245 6-5 Utah St. 8/11/1938 6 4 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 58th pick / 1961
Oakland Raiders / 14th / 108th pick / 1961
10 George Mira 26 13 0 190 6-0 Miami (FL) 1/11/1942 4 0 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1964
Denver Broncos / 18th / 137th pick / 1964
68 Howard Mudd*+ 26 RG 14 14 254 6-2 Michigan St.,Hillsdale 2/10/1942 4 11 San Francisco 49ers / 9th / 113th pick / 1964
57 Frank Nunley 23 14 0 229 6-2 Michigan 10/1/1945 1 3 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1967
84 Dave Olerich 24 14 0 220 6-1 San Francisco 11/14/1944 1 3
73 Lance Olssen 21 7 0 257 6-5 Purdue 4/17/1947 Rook 3 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 65th pick / 1968
14 Dennis Patera 23 5 0 214 6-0 BYU 10/17/1945 Rook -1 San Francisco 49ers / 17th / 449th pick / 1968
69 Woody Peoples 25 13 0 252 6-2 Grambling St. 8/16/1943 Rook 3
32 Mel Phillips 26 13 0 198 6-2 North Carolina A&T 1/6/1942 2 3 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 69th pick / 1966
Buffalo Bills / 19th / 172nd pick / 1966
83 Sonny Randle 32 3 0 189 6-2 Virginia 1/6/1936 9 0 Chicago Cardinals / 19th / 218th pick / 1958
27 Al Randolph 24 LS 14 14 205 6-2 Iowa 7/8/1944 2 7 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 37th pick / 1966
76 Len Rohde 30 LT 14 14 247 6-4 Utah St. 4/16/1938 8 6 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 59th pick / 1960
11 Steve Spurrier 23 P 14 0 204 6-2 Florida 4/20/1945 1 2 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1967
45 Bill Tucker 25 14 0 219 6-2 Tennessee St. 9/14/1943 1 3 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 65th pick / 1967
64 Dave Wilcox* 26 LLB 14 14 241 6-3 Boise St.,Oregon 9/29/1942 4 7 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 29th pick / 1964
Houston Oilers / 6th / 46th pick / 1964
40 Ken Willard* 25 FB 14 14 219 6-1 North Carolina 7/14/1943 3 10 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1965
89 Bob Windsor 26 14 0 220 6-4 Kentucky 12/19/1942 1 2 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 26th pick / 1966
88 Dick Witcher 24 SE 14 14 204 6-3 UCLA 10/10/1944 2 6 San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 119th pick / 1966
48 John Woitt 22 14 0 171 5-11 Mississippi St. 6/29/1946 Rook 3
Team Total 26.6 14 223.5 6-2.2 3.7