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1980 San Francisco 49ers

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6-10-0, Finished 3rd in NFC West Division  · 1980 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -6.2, Offense: -1.2, Defense: -5.1, SoS: -0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 320 points (20.0/g), 12th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 415 points (25.9/g), 26th.
 Differential of -95 points (-5.9/g), 24th.  Expected W-L: 5.6-10.4.

Coach: Bill Walsh (6-10-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Chuck Studley

Stadium: Candlestick Park
 Training Camp: University of Santa Clara (Santa Clara, 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 Steve DeBerg 26 2 9 186 for 321, 1,998 yards, 12 td, 17 int, & 6 rushes for 4 yards and 0 td Dallas Cowboys / 10th / 275th pick / 1977
RB Paul Hofer 28 4 6 60 rushes for 293 yards, 1 td, & 41 catches for 467 yards and 2 td San Francisco 49ers / 11th / 305th pick / 1976
FB Earl Cooper 23 Rook 16 171 rushes for 720 yards, 5 td, & 83 catches for 567 yards and 4 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 13th pick / 1980
WR Dwight Clark 23 1 12 82 catches for 991 yards, 8 td San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 249th pick / 1979
WR Freddie Solomon 27 5 13 48 catches for 658 yards, 8 td, & 8 rushes for 56 yards and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 36th pick / 1975
TE Charle Young 29 7 15 29 catches for 325 yards, 2 td Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 6th pick / 1973
LT Ron Singleton 28 4 15 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 4th / 113th pick / 1976
LG John Ayers 27 3 16 San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 223rd pick / 1976
C Fred Quillan 24 2 16 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 175th pick / 1978
RG Randy Cross 26 4 16 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1976
RT Keith Fahnhorst 28 6 16 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 35th pick / 1974
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jimmy Webb 28 5 12 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 10th pick / 1975
LDT Archie Reese 24 2 16 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 127th pick / 1978
RDT Ted Vincent 24 2 10 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1978
RDE Lawrence Pillers 28 4 10 New York Jets / 11th / 296th pick / 1976
LLB Willie Harper 30 7 12 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 41st pick / 1973
MLB Dan Bunz 25 2 9 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 24th pick / 1978
RLB Bobby Leopold 23 Rook 15 2 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 210th pick / 1980
LCB Ray Rhodes 30 6 7 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 10th / 236th pick / 1974
RCB Charles Johnson 24 1 14 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 101st pick / 1979
SS Ricky Churchman 22 Rook 15 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 84th pick / 1980
FS Dwight Hicks 24 1 16 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 6th / 150th pick / 1978
 Special Teams Starters
K Ray Wersching 30 7 0 15 of 19 field goals & 33 of 39 extra points
P Jim Miller 23 Rook 0 77 punts for a 40.9 average, 0 blocked San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 65th pick / 1980
PR Freddie Solomon 27 5 13 27 punt returns for a 11.0 average and 2 td Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 36th pick / 1975
KR James Owens 25 1 6 31 kick returns for a 23.4 average and 1 td San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 29th pick / 1979

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
47 Jerry Aldridge 24 1 0 220 6-2 Angelo State (TX) 9/1/1956 Rook 0 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 119th pick / 1979
20 Terry Anderson 25 4 0 182 5-9 Bethune-Cookman 1/10/1955 3 0 Miami Dolphins / 12th / 321st pick / 1977
68 John Ayers 27 LG 16 16 258 6-5 Texas,West Texas A&M 4/14/1953 3 8 San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 223rd pick / 1976
77 Jean Barrett 29 15 1 253 6-6 Tulsa 5/24/1951 7 1 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 44th pick / 1972
76 Dwaine Board 24 de 3 3 248 6-5 North Carolina A&T 11/29/1956 1 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 137th pick / 1979
82 Bob Bruer 27 1 0 235 6-5 Mankato St. 5/22/1953 1 0 Houston Oilers / 9th / 221st pick / 1975
64 Ken Bungarda 23 15 0 270 6-6 Missouri 1/25/1957 Rook 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 11th / 278th pick / 1979
57 Dan Bunz 25 LILB 16 9 226 6-4 California-Riverside,Long Beach St. 10/7/1955 2 4 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 24th pick / 1978
60 Mike Calhoun 23 4 0 260 6-4 Notre Dame 5/6/1957 Rook 0 Dallas Cowboys / 10th / 274th pick / 1979
33 Ricky Churchman 22 SS 16 15 195 6-1 Texas 3/14/1958 Rook 6 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 84th pick / 1980
87 Dwight Clark 23 WR 16 12 212 6-4 Clemson 1/8/1957 1 9 San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 249th pick / 1979
49 Earl Cooper 23 FB 16 16 227 6-2 Rice 9/17/1957 Rook 10 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 13th pick / 1980
28 Charles Cornelius 28 lcb 16 6 176 5-9 Bethune-Cookman 7/27/1952 3 3
51 Randy Cross 26 RG 16 16 259 6-3 UCLA 4/25/1954 4 8 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1976
17 Steve DeBerg 26 QB 11 9 210 6-3 San Jose St. 1/19/1954 2 5 Dallas Cowboys / 10th / 275th pick / 1977
62 Walt Downing 24 14 0 259 6-3 Michigan 6/11/1956 2 1 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 47th pick / 1978
35 Lenvil Elliott 29 rb 15 3 205 6-0 Truman St. 9/2/1951 7 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 10th / 249th pick / 1973
71 Keith Fahnhorst 28 RT 16 16 273 6-6 Minnesota 2/6/1952 6 8 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 35th pick / 1974
38 Bob Ferrell 28 12 0 216 6-0 UCLA 11/13/1952 4 0
48 Phil Francis 23 rb 5 1 205 6-1 Stanford 1/10/1957 1 0 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 166th pick / 1979
82 Lewis Gilbert 24 6 0 225 6-4 Florida 5/24/1956 2 0
59 Willie Harper 30 LLB 14 12 215 6-2 Nebraska 7/30/1950 7 4 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 41st pick / 1973
50 Thomas Henderson 27 1 0 221 6-2 Langston 3/1/1953 5 0 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 18th pick / 1975
22 Dwight Hicks 24 FS 16 16 190 6-1 Michigan 4/5/1956 1 6 Detroit Lions / 6th / 150th pick / 1978
55 Scott Hilton 26 MLB 13 8 230 6-4 Salem 5/28/1954 1 3
36 Paul Hofer 28 RB 6 6 195 6-0 Mississippi 5/13/1952 4 6 San Francisco 49ers / 11th / 305th pick / 1976
65 Ernie Hughes 25 3 0 259 6-3 Notre Dame 1/24/1955 2 0 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 79th pick / 1978
44 Charles Johnson 24 RCB 16 14 182 5-10 Grambling St. 5/5/1956 1 5 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 101st pick / 1979
90 Jim Krahl 25 2 0 252 6-5 Texas Tech 11/19/1955 2 0 New York Giants / 5th / 132nd pick / 1978
60 Mel Land 25 3 0 243 6-3 Michigan St. 11/30/1955 1 0 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1979
52 Bobby Leopold 23 RLB 16 15 215 6-1 Notre Dame 10/18/1957 Rook 6 San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 210th pick / 1980
3 Jim Miller 23 P 16 0 183 5-11 Mississippi 7/5/1957 Rook 2 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 65th pick / 1980
16 Joe Montana 24 qb 15 7 200 6-2 Notre Dame 6/11/1956 1 6 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1979
46 Melvin Morgan 27 lcb 6 5 183 6-0 Miss. Valley St. 3/31/1953 4 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 11th / 314th pick / 1976
89 James Owens 25 KR 14 6 192 5-11 UCLA 7/5/1955 1 2 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 29th pick / 1979
42 Ricky Patton 26 9 0 190 5-11 Ferris St.,Michigan,Jackson St. 4/6/1954 2 0 Atlanta Falcons / 10th / 257th pick / 1978
32 Scott Perry 26 11 0 180 6-0 Williams 3/11/1954 4 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 147th pick / 1976
65 Lawrence Pillers 28 RDE 13 10 255 6-4 Alcorn St. 11/4/1952 4 4 New York Jets / 11th / 296th pick / 1976
54 Craig Puki 23 16 0 231 6-1 Tennessee 1/18/1957 Rook 1 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 77th pick / 1980
56 Fred Quillan 24 C 16 16 261 6-5 Oregon 1/27/1956 2 8 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 175th pick / 1978
80 Eason Ramson 24 te 16 3 232 6-2 Washington St. 4/30/1956 2 2 Green Bay Packers / 12th / 312th pick / 1978
78 Archie Reese 24 LDT 16 16 267 6-3 Clemson 2/4/1956 2 6 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 127th pick / 1978
26 Ray Rhodes 30 LCB 14 7 185 5-11 TCU,Tulsa 10/20/1950 6 3 New York Giants / 10th / 236th pick / 1974
85 Jim Robinson 27 5 0 170 5-9 Georgia Tech 1/3/1953 4 0 Atlanta Falcons / 15th / 367th pick / 1975
53 Tom Seabron 23 6 0 215 6-3 Michigan 5/24/1957 1 0 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 111th pick / 1979
67 Ron Singleton 28 LT 15 15 260 6-7 Grambling St. 4/15/1952 4 8 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 113th pick / 1976
88 Freddie Solomon 27 PR 16 13 185 5-11 Tampa 1/11/1953 5 8 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 36th pick / 1975
79 Jim Stuckey 22 LDE 16 9 251 6-4 Clemson 6/21/1958 Rook 3 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 20th pick / 1980
50 Terry Tautolo 26 lb 14 4 232 6-2 UCLA 8/30/1954 4 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 13th / 353rd pick / 1976
60 Ken Times 24 3 0 246 6-2 Southern 1/1/1956 Rook 0 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 112th pick / 1980
58 Keena Turner 22 lb 16 4 219 6-2 Purdue 10/22/1958 Rook 2 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 39th pick / 1980
75 Ted Vincent 24 RDT 12 10 262 6-4 Wichita St. 8/10/1956 2 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1978
90 George Visger 22 3 0 250 6-4 Colorado 9/26/1958 Rook 0 New York Jets / 6th / 149th pick / 1980
74 Jimmy Webb 28 LDE 16 12 247 6-5 Mississippi St. 4/13/1952 5 4 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 10th pick / 1975
14 Ray Wersching 30 K 16 0 213 5-11 California 8/21/1950 7 4
60 Jerry Wilkinson 24 6 0 248 6-9 Oregon St. 2/27/1956 1 0 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 108th pick / 1979
29 Gerard Williams 28 db 5 1 184 6-1 Langston 5/25/1952 4 1
23 Herb Williams 22 9 0 190 6-1 Southern 8/30/1958 Rook 0 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 139th pick / 1980
47 Don Woods 29 rb 10 5 210 6-1 New Mex. Highlands,New Mexico 2/17/1951 6 3 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 134th pick / 1974
86 Charle Young 29 TE 16 15 234 6-4 USC 2/5/1951 7 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 6th pick / 1973
Team Total 25.4 16 223.2 6-2.2 2.5