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1975 San Francisco 49ers

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5-9-0, Finished 2nd in NFC West Division  · 1975 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -4.7, Offense: -2.2, Defense: -2.5, SoS: -2.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 255 points (18.2/g), 16th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 286 points (20.4/g), 14th.
 Differential of -31 points (-2.2/g), 14th.  Expected W-L: 6.1-7.9.

Coach: Dick Nolan (5-9-0)

Stadium: Candlestick Park
 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 Steve Spurrier 30 8 6 102 for 207, 1,151 yards, 5 td, 7 int, & 15 rushes for 91 yards and 0 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1967
RB Delvin Williams 24 1 10 117 rushes for 631 yards, 3 td, & 34 catches for 370 yards and 1 td San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 49th pick / 1974
FB Larry Schreiber 28 4 14 134 rushes for 337 yards, 5 td, & 40 catches for 289 yards and 1 td San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 243rd pick / 1970
WR Terry Beasley 25 3 6 20 catches for 297 yards, 0 td, & 1 rush for 5 yards and 0 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 19th pick / 1972
WR Gene Washington 28 6 14 44 catches for 735 yards, 9 td, & 1 rush for -4 yards and 0 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 16th pick / 1969
TE Tom Mitchell 31 9 12 25 catches for 366 yards, 3 td Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 58th pick / 1966
LT John Watson 26 4 12 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 179th pick / 1971
LG Bob Penchion 26 3 8 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 108th pick / 1972
C Bill Reid 23 Rook 13 2 fumbles recovered
RG Woody Peoples 32 7 14
RT Cas Banaszek 30 7 14 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 11th pick / 1967
 Defensive Starters
LDE Tommy Hart 31 7 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 261st pick / 1968
LDT Bill Sandifer 23 1 12 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 10th pick / 1974
RDT Bob Hoskins 30 5 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 16th / 406th pick / 1969
RDE Cedrick Hardman* 27 5 14 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 9th pick / 1970
LLB Skip Vanderbundt 29 6 14 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 69th pick / 1968
MLB Frank Nunley 30 8 14 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1967
RLB Dave Washington 27 5 14 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 9th / 219th pick / 1970
LCB Jimmy Johnson 37 14 14 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 6th pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 4th / 31st pick / 1961
RCB Bruce Taylor 27 5 11 3 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 17th pick / 1970
SS Mel Phillips 33 9 9 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 69th pick / 1966
Buffalo Bills / 19th / 172nd pick / 1966
FS Ralph McGill 25 3 9 1 interception, 5 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 28th pick / 1972
 Special Teams Starters
K Steve Mike-Mayer 28 Rook 0 14 of 28 field goals & 27 of 31 extra points San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1975
P Tom Wittum 25 2 0 67 punts for a 41.9 average, 3 blocked San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 200th pick / 1972
PR Ralph McGill 25 3 9 31 punt returns for a 9.4 average and 0 td San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 28th pick / 1972
KR Manfred Moore 25 1 0 26 kick returns for a 25.0 average and 0 td San Francisco 49ers / 9th / 216th pick / 1974

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
27 Nate Allen 27 db 14 3 170 5-10 Texas Southern 5/13/1948 4 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 11th / 276th pick / 1971
26 William Anderson 26 db 13 2 205 6-0 Ohio St. 8/1/1949 Rook 2 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 23rd pick / 1971
78 Wayne Baker 22 14 0 270 6-6 BYU 7/7/1953 Rook 4 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 74th pick / 1975
79 Cas Banaszek 30 RT 14 14 254 6-3 Northwestern 12/24/1945 7 7 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 11th pick / 1967
77 Jean Barrett 24 lg 9 7 253 6-6 Tulsa 5/24/1951 2 3 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 44th pick / 1972
88 Terry Beasley 25 WR 8 6 186 5-11 Auburn 2/5/1950 3 3 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 19th pick / 1972
79 Greg Collins 23 14 0 228 6-3 Notre Dame 12/8/1952 Rook 4 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 35th pick / 1975
72 Cleveland Elam 23 14 0 252 6-4 Tennessee St. 4/5/1952 Rook 4 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 85th pick / 1975
71 Keith Fahnhorst 23 t 14 3 273 6-6 Minnesota 2/6/1952 1 3 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 35th pick / 1974
82 Len Garrett 28 2 0 230 6-3 New Mex. Highlands 12/18/1947 4 0 Green Bay Packers / 15th / 374th pick / 1971
43 Windlan Hall 25 FS 13 7 178 5-11 Arizona St. 3/11/1950 3 6 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 96th pick / 1972
86 Cedrick Hardman* 27 RDE 14 14 255 6-3 North Texas 10/4/1948 5 8 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 9th pick / 1970
59 Willie Harper 25 13 0 215 6-2 Nebraska 7/30/1950 2 3 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 41st pick / 1973
68 Jeff Hart 22 14 0 266 6-5 Oregon St. 9/10/1953 Rook 3 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 71st pick / 1975
53 Tommy Hart 31 LDE 14 14 245 6-4 Morris Brown 11/7/1944 7 7 San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 261st pick / 1968
22 Bob Hayes 33 4 3 187 6-0 Florida A&M 12/20/1942 10 1 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 88th pick / 1964
Denver Broncos / 14th / 105th pick / 1964
20 Mike Holmes 25 db 14 4 193 6-2 Texas Southern 11/18/1950 1 5 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 18th pick / 1973
56 Bob Hoskins 30 RDT 14 14 246 6-2 Wichita St. 9/16/1945 5 7 San Francisco 49ers / 16th / 406th pick / 1969
40 Wilbur Jackson 24 rb 14 4 215 6-1 Alabama 11/19/1951 1 3 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 9th pick / 1974
37 Jimmy Johnson 37 LCB 14 14 187 6-2 UCLA 3/31/1938 14 7 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 6th pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 4th / 31st pick / 1961
47 Kermit Johnson 23 11 0 201 6-1 UCLA 2/22/1952 Rook 0 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 166th pick / 1974
48 Sammy Johnson 23 14 0 223 6-0 North Carolina 9/22/1952 1 3 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 90th pick / 1974
85 Bill Larson 22 14 2 225 6-4 Colorado St. 10/7/1953 Rook 1
49 Ralph McGill 25 FS 9 9 183 5-11 Tulsa 4/28/1950 3 6 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 28th pick / 1972
10 Steve Mike-Mayer 28 K 14 0 180 6-0 Maryland 9/8/1947 Rook 1 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1975
84 Tom Mitchell 31 TE 13 12 215 6-2 Bucknell 8/22/1944 9 4 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 58th pick / 1966
45 Manfred Moore 25 KR 14 0 197 6-1 USC 12/22/1950 1 0 San Francisco 49ers / 9th / 216th pick / 1974
57 Frank Nunley 30 MLB 14 14 229 6-2 Michigan 10/1/1945 8 7 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1967
14 Tom Owen 23 qb 4 1 195 6-1 Wichita St. 9/1/1952 1 1 San Francisco 49ers / 13th / 322nd pick / 1974
66 Bob Penchion 26 LG 9 8 265 6-5 Alcorn St. 8/11/1949 3 4 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 108th pick / 1972
69 Woody Peoples 32 RG 14 14 252 6-2 Grambling St. 8/16/1943 7 7
32 Mel Phillips 33 SS 9 9 198 6-2 North Carolina A&T 1/6/1942 9 4 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 69th pick / 1966
Buffalo Bills / 19th / 172nd pick / 1966
54 Bill Reid 23 C 13 13 242 6-1 Stanford 5/2/1952 Rook 6
60 Bill Sandifer 23 LDT 13 12 278 6-6 UCLA 1/5/1952 1 6 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 10th pick / 1974
33 John Saunders 25 db 3 1 198 6-3 Toledo 4/29/1950 3 1 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 87th pick / 1972
35 Larry Schreiber 28 FB 14 14 210 6-0 Tennessee Tech 8/11/1947 4 5 San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 243rd pick / 1970
16 Norm Snead 36 qb 9 7 215 6-4 Wake Forest 7/31/1939 14 5 Washington Redskins / 1st / 2nd pick / 1961
Buffalo Bills / 5th / 35th pick / 1961
11 Steve Spurrier 30 QB 11 6 204 6-2 Florida 4/20/1945 8 5 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1967
44 Bruce Taylor 27 RCB 12 11 193 6-0 Boston Univ. 5/28/1948 5 6 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 17th pick / 1970
52 Skip Vanderbundt 29 LLB 14 14 225 6-3 Oregon St. 12/4/1946 6 8 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 69th pick / 1968
50 Dave Washington 27 RLB 14 14 223 6-5 Alcorn St. 9/12/1948 5 7 Denver Broncos / 9th / 219th pick / 1970
18 Gene Washington 28 WR 14 14 185 6-2 Stanford 1/14/1947 6 7 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 16th pick / 1969
67 John Watson 26 LT 14 12 249 6-4 Oklahoma 1/11/1949 4 6 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 179th pick / 1971
74 Jimmy Webb 23 dt 14 2 247 6-5 Mississippi St. 4/13/1952 Rook 2 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 10th pick / 1975
24 Delvin Williams 24 RB 14 10 195 6-0 Kansas 4/17/1951 1 8 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 49th pick / 1974
13 Tom Wittum 25 P 14 0 190 6-1 Northern Illinois 1/11/1950 2 3 San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 200th pick / 1972
Team Total 26.6 14 220.1 6-2.2 3.7