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1985 San Francisco 49ers

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10-6-0, Finished 2nd in NFC West Division  · 1985 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 8.8, Offense: 4.6, Defense: 4.2, SoS: -0.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 411 points (25.7/g), 5th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 263 points (16.4/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 148 points (9.2/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 11.9-4.1.

Coach: Bill Walsh (10-6-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: George Seifert

Stadium: Candlestick Park
 Training Camp: Sierra College (Rocklin, 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 Joe Montana* 29 6 15 303 for 494, 3,653 yards, 27 td, 13 int, & 42 rushes for 153 yards and 3 td San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1979
RB Wendell Tyler 30 8 12 171 rushes for 867 yards, 6 td, & 20 catches for 154 yards and 2 td Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 79th pick / 1977
FB Roger Craig* 25 2 16 214 rushes for 1,050 yards, 9 td, & 92 catches for 1,016 yards and 6 td San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 49th pick / 1983
WR Dwight Clark 28 6 14 54 catches for 705 yards, 10 td San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 249th pick / 1979
WR Freddie Solomon 32 10 12 25 catches for 259 yards, 1 td, & 2 rushes for 4 yards and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 36th pick / 1975
TE Russ Francis 32 10 16 44 catches for 478 yards, 3 td New England Patriots / 1st / 16th pick / 1975
LT Bubba Paris 25 2 16 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 29th pick / 1982
LG John Ayers 32 8 16 San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 223rd pick / 1976
C Fred Quillan* 29 7 15 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 175th pick / 1978
RG Randy Cross 31 9 15 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1976
RT Keith Fahnhorst 33 11 15 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 35th pick / 1974
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jeff Stover 27 3 11 10.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
NT Michael Carter* 25 1 9 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 121st pick / 1984
RDE Dwaine Board 29 6 16 11.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 137th pick / 1979
LOLB Todd Shell 23 1 13 4.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 24th pick / 1984
LILB Riki Ellison 25 2 16 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 117th pick / 1983
RILB Mike Walter 25 2 14 3.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 50th pick / 1983
ROLB Keena Turner 27 5 15 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 39th pick / 1980
LCB Ronnie Lott 26 4 16 1.5 sacks, 6 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 8th pick / 1981
RCB Eric Wright*+ 26 4 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 40th pick / 1981
SS Carlton Williamson* 27 4 16 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 65th pick / 1981
FS Dwight Hicks 29 6 16 1.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 6th / 150th pick / 1978
 Special Teams Starters
K Ray Wersching 35 12 0 13 of 21 field goals & 52 of 53 extra points
P Max Runager 29 6 0 86 punts for a 39.8 average, 1 blocked Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 211th pick / 1979
PR Dana McLemore 25 3 0 38 punt returns for a 6.8 average and 0 td San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 269th pick / 1982
KR Carl Monroe 25 2 0 28 kick returns for a 25.6 average and 1 td

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
68 John Ayers 32 LG 16 16 258 6-5 Texas,West Texas A&M 4/14/1953 8 8 San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 223rd pick / 1976
76 Dwaine Board 29 RDE 16 16 248 6-5 North Carolina A&T 11/29/1956 6 10 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 137th pick / 1979
95 Michael Carter* 25 NT 12 9 285 6-2 SMU 10/29/1960 1 12 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 121st pick / 1984
6 Matt Cavanaugh 29 qb 16 1 212 6-2 Pittsburgh 10/27/1956 6 1 New England Patriots / 2nd / 50th pick / 1978
87 Dwight Clark 28 WR 16 14 212 6-4 Clemson 1/8/1957 6 7 San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 249th pick / 1979
69 Bruce Collie 23 16 0 275 6-6 Texas-Arlington 6/27/1962 Rook 1 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 140th pick / 1985
89 Earl Cooper 28 15 0 227 6-2 Rice 9/17/1957 5 1 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 13th pick / 1980
33 Roger Craig* 25 FB 16 16 222 6-0 Nebraska 7/10/1960 2 17 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 49th pick / 1983
51 Randy Cross 31 RG 15 15 259 6-3 UCLA 4/25/1954 9 8 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1976
74 Fred Dean 33 16 0 230 6-3 Louisiana Tech 2/24/1952 10 2 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1975
50 Riki Ellison 25 LILB 16 16 225 6-2 USC 8/15/1960 2 9 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 117th pick / 1983
55 Jim Fahnhorst 27 lb 15 2 230 6-4 Minnesota 11/8/1958 1 2 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 92nd pick / 1982
71 Keith Fahnhorst 33 RT 16 15 273 6-6 Minnesota 2/6/1952 11 8 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 35th pick / 1974
54 Ron Ferrari 26 16 0 212 6-0 Lakeland,Illinois 7/30/1959 3 1 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 195th pick / 1982
81 Russ Francis 32 TE 16 16 240 6-6 Oregon 4/3/1953 10 4 New England Patriots / 1st / 16th pick / 1975
86 John Frank 23 te 16 3 225 6-3 Ohio St. 4/17/1962 1 0 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 56th pick / 1984
49 Jeff Fuller 23 16 0 216 6-2 Texas A&M 8/8/1962 1 2 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 139th pick / 1984
92 Scott Garnett 23 3 0 271 6-2 Washington 12/3/1962 1 0 Denver Broncos / 8th / 218th pick / 1984
24 Derrick Harmon 22 rb 15 3 202 5-10 Cornell 4/26/1963 1 2 San Francisco 49ers / 9th / 248th pick / 1984
75 John Harty 27 nt 7 4 260 6-4 Iowa 12/17/1958 4 2 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 36th pick / 1981
22 Dwight Hicks 29 FS 16 16 190 6-1 Michigan 4/5/1956 6 9 Detroit Lions / 6th / 150th pick / 1978
52 John Hill 35 1 0 249 6-2 Lehigh 4/16/1950 13 0 New York Giants / 6th / 132nd pick / 1972
97 Gary Johnson 33 11 0 257 6-2 Grambling St. 8/31/1952 10 1 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 8th pick / 1975
57 Jim Kovach 29 4 0 230 6-2 Kentucky 5/1/1956 6 0 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 93rd pick / 1979
59 Fulton Kuykendall 32 1 0 225 6-4 UCLA 6/10/1953 10 0 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 132nd pick / 1975
63 Jim Leonard 28 9 0 258 6-3 Santa Clara 10/19/1957 5 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 186th pick / 1980
42 Ronnie Lott 26 FS 16 16 203 6-0 USC 5/8/1959 4 9 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 8th pick / 1981
53 Milt McColl 26 lb 16 4 248 6-6 Stanford 8/28/1959 4 4
62 Guy McIntyre 24 g 15 3 275 6-3 Georgia 2/17/1961 1 2 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1984
43 Dana McLemore 25 PR 16 0 183 5-10 Hawaii 7/1/1960 3 0 San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 269th pick / 1982
32 Carl Monroe 25 KR 14 0 166 5-8 Utah 2/20/1960 2 1
16 Joe Montana* 29 QB 15 15 200 6-2 Notre Dame 6/11/1956 6 13 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1979
20 Tory Nixon 23 16 0 186 5-11 Arizona St.,San Diego St. 2/24/1962 Rook 1 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1985
77 Bubba Paris 25 LT 16 16 300 6-6 Michigan 10/6/1960 2 8 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 29th pick / 1982
56 Fred Quillan* 29 C 15 15 261 6-5 Oregon 1/27/1956 7 10 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 175th pick / 1978
80 Jerry Rice 23 wr 16 4 200 6-2 Miss. Valley St. 10/13/1962 Rook 9 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 16th pick / 1985
30 Bill Ring 29 10 0 208 5-10 BYU 12/13/1956 4 0
4 Max Runager 29 P 16 0 189 6-1 South Carolina 3/24/1956 6 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 211th pick / 1979
90 Todd Shell 23 LOLB 15 13 225 6-4 BYU 6/24/1962 1 8 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 24th pick / 1984
88 Freddie Solomon 32 WR 16 12 185 5-11 Tampa 1/11/1953 10 2 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 36th pick / 1975
72 Jeff Stover 27 LDE 16 11 275 6-5 Oregon 5/22/1958 3 8
60 Vince Stroth 25 1 0 267 6-4 BYU 11/25/1960 Rook 0
79 Jim Stuckey 27 de 15 1 251 6-4 Clemson 6/21/1958 5 2 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 20th pick / 1980
78 Manu Tuiasosopo 28 nt 15 7 255 6-3 UCLA 8/30/1957 6 5 Seattle Seahawks / 1st / 18th pick / 1979
58 Keena Turner 27 ROLB 15 15 219 6-2 Purdue 10/22/1958 5 9 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 39th pick / 1980
26 Wendell Tyler 30 RB 13 12 198 5-10 UCLA 5/20/1955 8 7 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 79th pick / 1977
99 Mike Walter 25 RILB 14 14 240 6-3 Oregon 11/30/1960 2 8 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 50th pick / 1983
14 Ray Wersching 35 K 16 0 213 5-11 California 8/21/1950 12 2
27 Carlton Williamson* 27 SS 16 16 204 6-0 Pittsburgh 6/12/1958 4 11 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 65th pick / 1981
85 Mike Wilson 27 16 0 213 6-3 Washington St. 12/19/1958 4 2 Dallas Cowboys / 9th / 246th pick / 1981
21 Eric Wright*+ 26 RCB 16 16 183 6-1 Missouri 4/18/1959 4 19 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 40th pick / 1981
Team Total 27.5 16 230.2 6-2.2 4.7