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1970 San Francisco 49ers

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10-3-1, Finished 1st in NFC West Division  · 1970 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 6.5, Offense: 6.4, Defense: 0.1, SoS: 0.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 352 points (25.1/g), 1st of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 267 points (19.1/g), 14th.
 Differential of 85 points (6.1/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 9.2-4.8.

Coach: Dick Nolan (10-3-1)

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

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB John Brodie*+ 35 13 14 223 for 378, 2,941 yards, 24 td, 10 int, & 9 rushes for 29 yards and 2 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1957
RB Doug Cunningham 25 3 12 128 rushes for 443 yards, 3 td, & 35 catches for 209 yards and 0 td San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 145th pick / 1967
FB Ken Willard 27 5 14 236 rushes for 789 yards, 7 td, & 31 catches for 259 yards and 3 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1965
WR Gene Washington*+ 23 1 13 53 catches for 1,100 yards, 12 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 16th pick / 1969
WR Dick Witcher 26 4 10 22 catches for 288 yards, 2 td San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 119th pick / 1966
TE Bob Windsor 28 3 14 31 catches for 363 yards, 2 td San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 26th pick / 1966
LT Len Rohde* 32 10 14 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 59th pick / 1960
LG Randy Beisler 26 4 13 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 4th pick / 1966
C Forrest Blue 25 2 14 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 15th pick / 1968
RG Woody Peoples 27 2 14
RT Cas Banaszek 25 2 12 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 11th pick / 1967
 Defensive Starters
LDE Tommy Hart 26 2 14 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 261st pick / 1968
LDT Charlie Krueger 33 11 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 9th pick / 1958
RDT Roland Lakes 31 9 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 24th pick / 1961
Boston Patriots / 9th / 66th pick / 1961
RDE Bill Belk 24 2 9 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 153rd pick / 1968
LLB Dave Wilcox* 28 6 13 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 29th pick / 1964
Houston Oilers / 6th / 46th pick / 1964
MLB Frank Nunley 25 3 14 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1967
RLB Skip Vanderbundt 24 1 12 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 69th pick / 1968
LCB Jimmy Johnson*+ 32 9 14 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 6th pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 4th / 31st pick / 1961
RCB Bruce Taylor 22 Rook 13 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 17th pick / 1970
SS Mel Phillips 28 4 14 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 69th pick / 1966
Buffalo Bills / 19th / 172nd pick / 1966
FS Rosey Taylor 33 9 14 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Bruce Gossett 29 6 0 21 of 31 field goals & 39 of 41 extra points
P Steve Spurrier 25 3 0 75 punts for a 38.4 average, 0 blocked San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1967
PR Bruce Taylor 22 Rook 13 43 punt returns for a 12.0 average and 0 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 17th pick / 1970
KR Bill Tucker 27 3 2 25 kick returns for a 23.1 average and 0 td San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 65th pick / 1967

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
79 Cas Banaszek 25 RT 13 12 254 6-3 Northwestern 12/24/1945 2 9 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 11th pick / 1967
50 Ed Beard 31 14 0 226 6-1 Tennessee 12/9/1939 5 3 Oakland Raiders / 20th / 159th pick / 1964
San Francisco 49ers / 14th / 183rd pick / 1964
65 Randy Beisler 26 LG 14 13 250 6-5 Indiana 10/24/1944 4 9 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 4th pick / 1966
72 Bill Belk 24 RDE 14 9 253 6-3 Md-Eastern Shore 2/19/1946 2 5 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 153rd pick / 1968
75 Forrest Blue 25 C 14 14 261 6-6 Auburn 9/7/1945 2 9 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 15th pick / 1968
12 John Brodie*+ 35 QB 14 14 198 6-1 Stanford 8/14/1935 13 16 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1957
51 Carter Campbell 23 1 0 240 6-4 Weber St. 9/29/1947 Rook 2 San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 191st pick / 1970
66 Elmer Collett 26 14 3 244 6-6 San Francisco St. 11/7/1944 3 5 San Francisco 49ers / 14th / 208th pick / 1966
42 Doug Cunningham 25 RB 12 12 200 6-0 Mississippi 9/14/1945 3 8 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 145th pick / 1967
74 Earl Edwards 24 14 0 260 6-7 Wichita St. 3/17/1946 1 3 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 120th pick / 1969
23 Johnny Fuller 24 14 1 186 6-0 Lamar 3/3/1946 2 3 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 98th pick / 1968
30 Bruce Gossett 29 K 14 0 204 6-1 Ferrum,Clarion,Duquesne,Richmond 11/9/1941 6 5
86 Cedrick Hardman 22 14 5 255 6-3 North Texas 10/4/1948 Rook 3 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 9th pick / 1970
53 Tommy Hart 26 LDE 14 14 245 6-4 Morris Brown 11/7/1944 2 6 San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 261st pick / 1968
80 Stan Hindman 26 8 0 235 6-3 Mississippi 3/1/1944 4 2 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 11th pick / 1966
Houston Oilers / 2nd / 12th pick / 1966
56 Bob Hoskins 25 14 0 246 6-2 Wichita St. 9/16/1945 Rook 3 San Francisco 49ers / 16th / 406th pick / 1969
17 John Isenbarger 23 13 0 203 6-3 Indiana 1/5/1947 Rook 3 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 48th pick / 1970
37 Jimmy Johnson*+ 32 LCB 14 14 187 6-2 UCLA 3/31/1938 9 12 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 6th pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 4th / 31st pick / 1961
81 Lee Johnson 26 7 0 200 6-1 Tennessee St. 10/1/1944 1 0 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 141st pick / 1968
70 Charlie Krueger 33 LDT 14 14 256 6-4 Texas A&M 1/28/1937 11 6 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 9th pick / 1958
82 Ted Kwalick 23 14 0 226 6-4 Penn St. 4/15/1947 1 3 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 7th pick / 1969
60 Roland Lakes 31 RDT 14 14 279 6-4 Wichita St. 12/25/1939 9 6 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 24th pick / 1961
Boston Patriots / 9th / 66th pick / 1961
57 Frank Nunley 25 MLB 14 14 229 6-2 Michigan 10/1/1945 3 6 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1967
69 Woody Peoples 27 RG 14 14 252 6-2 Grambling St. 8/16/1943 2 9
32 Mel Phillips 28 SS 14 14 198 6-2 North Carolina A&T 1/6/1942 4 6 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 69th pick / 1966
Buffalo Bills / 19th / 172nd pick / 1966
27 Al Randolph 26 14 0 205 6-2 Iowa 7/8/1944 4 3 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 37th pick / 1966
85 Preston Riley 23 14 4 180 6-0 Memphis 10/30/1947 Rook 2 San Francisco 49ers / 9th / 217th pick / 1970
76 Len Rohde* 32 LT 14 14 247 6-4 Utah St. 4/16/1938 10 12 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 59th pick / 1960
78 Sam Silas 30 12 0 255 6-4 Southern Illinois 9/25/1940 7 3 Boston Patriots / 6th / 46th pick / 1963
38 Mike Simpson 23 7 0 170 5-9 Houston 3/13/1947 Rook 2 San Diego Chargers / 13th / 330th pick / 1969
58 Jim Sniadecki 23 14 3 230 6-2 Indiana 3/23/1947 1 4 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 86th pick / 1969
11 Steve Spurrier 25 P 14 0 204 6-2 Florida 4/20/1945 3 1 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1967
28 Jim Strong 24 3 0 215 6-1 Houston 12/12/1946 Rook 0 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 165th pick / 1970
44 Bruce Taylor 22 PR 14 13 193 6-0 Boston Univ. 5/28/1948 Rook 6 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 17th pick / 1970
25 Rosey Taylor 33 FS 14 14 186 5-11 Grambling St. 7/4/1937 9 6
24 Jimmy Thomas 23 14 1 214 6-2 Texas-Arlington 8/17/1947 1 4 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 146th pick / 1969
45 Bill Tucker 27 KR 14 2 219 6-2 Tennessee St. 9/14/1943 3 3 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 65th pick / 1967
52 Skip Vanderbundt 24 RLB 12 12 225 6-3 Oregon St. 12/4/1946 1 6 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 69th pick / 1968
18 Gene Washington*+ 23 WR 13 13 185 6-2 Stanford 1/14/1947 1 16 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 16th pick / 1969
64 Dave Wilcox* 28 LLB 13 13 241 6-3 Boise St.,Oregon 9/29/1942 6 8 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 29th pick / 1964
Houston Oilers / 6th / 46th pick / 1964
40 Ken Willard 27 FB 14 14 219 6-1 North Carolina 7/14/1943 5 11 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1965
89 Bob Windsor 28 TE 14 14 220 6-4 Kentucky 12/19/1942 3 5 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 26th pick / 1966
88 Dick Witcher 26 WR 11 10 204 6-3 UCLA 10/10/1944 4 4 San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 119th pick / 1966
Team Total 26.3 14 223.2 6-2.4 3.4