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1987 San Francisco 49ers

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13-2-0, Finished 1st in NFC West Division  · 1987 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 13.3, Offense: 8.9, Defense: 4.4, SoS: -0.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 459 points (30.6/g), 1st of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 253 points (16.9/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 206 points (13.7/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 12.1-2.9.

Coach: Bill Walsh (13-2-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: George Seifert
 Other Notable Asst.: Mike Holmgren (Quarterbacks)

Stadium: Candlestick Park
 Training Camp: Sierra College (Rocklin, California)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Joe Montana*+ 31 8 11 266 for 398, 3,054 yards, 31 td, 13 int, & 35 rushes for 141 yards and 1 td San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1979
RB Roger Craig* 27 4 14 215 rushes for 815 yards, 3 td, & 66 catches for 492 yards and 1 td San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 49th pick / 1983
FB Tom Rathman 25 1 7 62 rushes for 257 yards, 1 td, & 30 catches for 329 yards and 3 td San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 56th pick / 1986
WR Jerry Rice*+ 25 2 12 65 catches for 1,078 yards, 22 td, & 8 rushes for 51 yards and 1 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 16th pick / 1985
WR Mike Wilson 29 6 8 29 catches for 450 yards, 5 td Dallas Cowboys / 9th / 246th pick / 1981
TE Russ Francis 34 12 7 22 catches for 202 yards, 0 td New England Patriots / 1st / 16th pick / 1975
LT Bubba Paris 27 4 8 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 29th pick / 1982
LG Jesse Sapolu 26 4 9 San Francisco 49ers / 11th / 289th pick / 1983
C Randy Cross 33 11 12 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1976
RG Bruce Collie 25 2 8 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 140th pick / 1985
RT Harris Barton 23 Rook 9 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 22nd pick / 1987
 Defensive Starters
LDE Pete Kugler 28 6 8 4.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 147th pick / 1981
NT Michael Carter*+ 27 3 12 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 121st pick / 1984
RDE Dwaine Board 31 8 12 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 137th pick / 1979
LOLB Milt McColl 28 6 10 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
LILB Jim Fahnhorst 29 3 10 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 92nd pick / 1982
RILB Mike Walter 27 4 12 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 50th pick / 1983
ROLB Keena Turner 29 7 10 3.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 39th pick / 1980
LCB Tim McKyer 24 1 12 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 64th pick / 1986
RCB Don Griffin 23 1 10 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 162nd pick / 1986
SS Jeff Fuller 25 3 13 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 139th pick / 1984
FS Ronnie Lott*+ 28 6 12 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 8th pick / 1981
 Special Teams Starters
K Ray Wersching 37 14 0 13 of 17 field goals & 44 of 46 extra points
P Max Runager 31 8 0 55 punts for a 39.2 average, 1 blocked Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 211th pick / 1979
PR Dana McLemore 27 5 2 21 punt returns for a 12.6 average and 1 td San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 269th pick / 1982
KR Del Rodgers 27 5 0 17 kick returns for a 21.1 average and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 71st pick / 1982

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
9 Jim Asmus 29 3 0 195 6-2 Hawaii 12/2/1958 Rook 0
79 Harris Barton 23 RT 12 9 286 6-4 North Carolina 4/19/1964 Rook 6 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 22nd pick / 1987
10 Ed Blount 23 1 0 195 6-0 Washington St. 2/26/1964 Rook 0
76 Dwaine Board 31 RDE 14 12 248 6-5 North Carolina A&T 11/29/1956 8 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 137th pick / 1979
65 Jeff Bregel 23 5 0 280 6-4 USC 5/1/1964 Rook 1 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 37th pick / 1987
5 Jeff Brockhaus 28 3 0 218 6-2 Missouri 4/15/1959 Rook -1
22 Ray Brown 22 1 0 185 5-9 South Carolina 7/25/1965 Rook 0 Detroit Lions / 10th / 259th pick / 1987
59 Keith Browner 25 lb 1 1 245 6-6 USC 1/24/1962 3 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 30th pick / 1984
26 John Butler 22 3 0 200 6-1 Principia 4/13/1965 Rook 0
95 Michael Carter*+ 27 NT 12 12 285 6-2 SMU 10/29/1960 3 17 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 121st pick / 1984
23 Tony Cherry 24 rb 1 1 187 5-7 Oregon 2/8/1963 1 1 San Francisco 49ers / 9th / 240th pick / 1986
87 Dwight Clark 30 wr 13 3 212 6-4 Clemson 1/8/1957 8 4 San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 249th pick / 1979
66 Mark Cochran 24 t 3 3 284 6-5 Baylor 5/6/1963 Rook 2 Houston Oilers / 11th / 283rd pick / 1986
69 Bruce Collie 25 RG 11 8 275 6-6 Texas-Arlington 6/27/1962 2 6 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 140th pick / 1985
79 Glen Collins 28 de 3 1 265 6-6 Mississippi St. 7/10/1959 5 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 26th pick / 1982
56 Darren Comeaux 27 8 0 227 6-1 Arizona St. 4/15/1960 5 1
52 George Cooper 29 lb 10 2 225 6-2 Michigan St. 12/24/1958 Rook 2
45 Matt Courtney 26 db 3 3 194 5-11 Idaho St. 12/21/1961 Rook 2
57 Tom Cousineau 30 lb 4 3 225 6-3 Ohio St. 5/6/1957 5 2 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 1st pick / 1979
33 Roger Craig* 27 FB 14 14 222 6-0 Nebraska 7/10/1960 4 14 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 49th pick / 1983
28 Joe Cribbs 29 rb 11 2 190 5-11 Auburn 1/5/1958 7 5 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 29th pick / 1980
51 Randy Cross 33 C 12 12 259 6-3 UCLA 4/25/1954 11 8 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1976
57 Kevin Dean 22 lb 4 1 235 6-1 TCU 2/5/1965 Rook 1
61 Joe Drake 24 nt 3 0 290 6-2 Arizona 5/28/1963 2 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 9th / 233rd pick / 1985
47 Chris Dressel 26 1 0 238 6-4 Stanford 2/7/1961 4 0 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 69th pick / 1983
25 Doug DuBose 23 2 0 190 5-11 Nebraska 3/14/1964 Rook 1
64 Michael Durrette 30 g 3 3 280 6-4 Ferrum,West Virginia 8/11/1957 1 2
50 Riki Ellison 27 lb 3 1 225 6-2 USC 8/15/1960 4 1 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 117th pick / 1983
75 Kevin Fagan 24 de 7 2 260 6-3 Miami (FL) 4/25/1963 Rook 2 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 102nd pick / 1986
55 Jim Fahnhorst 29 LILB 11 10 230 6-4 Minnesota 11/8/1958 3 6 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 92nd pick / 1982
71 Keith Fahnhorst 35 t 3 3 273 6-6 Minnesota 2/6/1952 13 2 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 35th pick / 1974
47 John Faylor 24 3 0 197 6-1 Santa Clara 2/10/1963 Rook 0
32 Terrence Flagler 23 rb 3 1 200 6-0 Clemson 9/24/1964 Rook 0 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 25th pick / 1987
81 Russ Francis 34 TE 8 7 240 6-6 Oregon 4/3/1953 12 3 New England Patriots / 1st / 16th pick / 1975
86 John Frank 25 te 12 6 225 6-3 Ohio St. 4/17/1962 3 4 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 56th pick / 1984
63 Tracy Franz 27 g 3 3 270 6-5 San Jose St. 3/26/1960 Rook 2
49 Jeff Fuller 25 SS 14 13 216 6-2 Texas A&M 8/8/1962 3 7 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 139th pick / 1984
11 Bob Gagliano 29 qb 3 1 200 6-3 U.S. International,Utah St. 9/5/1958 5 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 12th / 319th pick / 1981
17 Tony Gladney 23 2 0 200 6-3 UNLV 7/20/1964 Rook 1
93 Clyde Glover 27 dt 13 1 280 6-6 Fresno St. 7/16/1960 Rook 2
29 Terry Greer 30 wr 3 1 192 6-1 Alabama St. 9/27/1957 1 1 Los Angeles Rams / 11th / 304th pick / 1980
29 Don Griffin 23 RCB 12 10 176 6-0 Middle Tenn. St. 3/17/1964 1 7 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 162nd pick / 1986
54 Ron Hadley 24 lb 3 2 240 6-2 Washington 11/9/1963 Rook 2 New York Jets / 5th / 132nd pick / 1986
94 Charles Haley 23 de 12 2 252 6-5 James Madison 1/6/1964 1 3 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 96th pick / 1986
47 Andre Hardy 26 1 0 233 6-1 Weber St.,St. Mary's (CA) 11/28/1961 3 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 116th pick / 1984
89 Ron Heller 24 te 13 6 236 6-3 Oregon St. 9/18/1963 Rook 2
84 Thomas Henley 22 wr 1 1 185 5-11 Stanford 7/28/1965 Rook 0 New Orleans Saints / 6th / 152nd pick / 1987
78 Gary Hoffman 26 3 0 285 6-7 Santa Clara 9/28/1961 3 0 Green Bay Packers / 10th / 267th pick / 1984
46 Tom Holmoe 27 11 0 190 6-2 BYU 3/7/1960 4 1 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 90th pick / 1983
56 James Johnson 25 1 0 236 6-2 San Diego St. 6/21/1962 1 0 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1985
88 Brent Jones 24 4 0 230 6-4 Santa Clara 2/12/1963 Rook 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 135th pick / 1986
98 Jerry Keeble 24 lb 3 1 230 6-3 Minnesota 8/19/1963 Rook 1
51 Carl Keever 26 3 0 236 6-2 Oregon St.,Boise St. 8/17/1961 Rook 1
90 Mark Korff 24 2 0 230 6-1 Florida 4/5/1963 Rook 0
67 Pete Kugler 28 LDE 11 8 255 6-4 Penn St. 8/9/1959 6 5 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 147th pick / 1981
77 Greg Liter 24 1 0 275 6-6 Iowa St. 12/31/1963 Rook 0
68 Tim Long 24 2 0 295 6-6 Memphis 4/20/1963 Rook 0 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 66th pick / 1985
42 Ronnie Lott*+ 28 FS 12 12 203 6-0 USC 5/8/1959 6 16 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 8th pick / 1981
84 Ken Margerum 29 2 0 175 6-0 Stanford 10/5/1958 6 0 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 67th pick / 1981
31 Derrick Martin 30 db 3 1 185 6-0 Arizona St.,San Jose St. 5/31/1957 Rook 1
53 Milt McColl 28 LOLB 12 10 248 6-6 Stanford 8/28/1959 6 6
62 Guy McIntyre 26 g 3 3 275 6-3 Georgia 2/17/1961 3 2 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1984
22 Tim McKyer 24 LCB 12 12 174 6-0 Texas-Arlington 9/5/1963 1 6 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 64th pick / 1986
43 Dana McLemore 27 PR 12 2 183 5-10 Hawaii 7/1/1960 5 1 San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 269th pick / 1982
97 Doug Mikolas 26 nt 8 3 270 6-1 Oregon Tech,Portland St. 6/7/1961 Rook 2
83 Carl Monroe 27 rb 3 2 166 5-8 Utah 2/20/1960 4 1
16 Joe Montana*+ 31 QB 13 11 200 6-2 Notre Dame 6/11/1956 8 15 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1979
20 Tory Nixon 25 12 0 186 5-11 Arizona St.,San Diego St. 2/24/1962 2 1 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1985
77 Bubba Paris 27 LT 11 8 300 6-6 Michigan 10/6/1960 4 6 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 29th pick / 1982
66 Limbo Parks 22 3 0 265 6-3 Arkansas 3/21/1965 Rook 0
92 Reno Patterson 26 1 0 275 6-3 Bethune-Cookman 4/22/1961 Rook 0
36 Darryl Pollard 23 db 3 2 187 5-11 Weber St. 5/11/1964 Rook 1
56 Fred Quillan 31 c 11 4 261 6-5 Oregon 1/27/1956 9 3 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 175th pick / 1978
44 Tom Rathman 25 FB 12 7 230 6-1 Nebraska 10/7/1962 1 7 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 56th pick / 1986
65 Kevin Reach 24 g 3 3 270 6-3 Utah 10/24/1963 Rook 2
80 Jerry Rice*+ 25 WR 12 12 200 6-2 Miss. Valley St. 10/13/1962 2 14 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 16th pick / 1985
96 Elston Ridgle 24 de 3 2 265 6-6 Northern Arizona,Nevada-Reno 8/24/1963 Rook 1
91 Larry Roberts 24 de 11 2 270 6-3 Alabama 6/2/1963 1 2 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 39th pick / 1986
25 Del Rodgers 27 KR 7 0 210 5-10 Utah 6/22/1960 5 1 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 71st pick / 1982
4 Max Runager 31 P 12 0 189 6-1 South Carolina 3/24/1956 8 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 211th pick / 1979
61 Jesse Sapolu 26 LG 12 9 271 6-4 Hawaii 3/10/1961 4 6 San Francisco 49ers / 11th / 289th pick / 1983
90 Todd Shell 25 lb 6 2 225 6-4 BYU 6/24/1962 3 2 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 24th pick / 1984
30 Jonathan Shelley 23 db 1 1 176 6-0 Mississippi 8/6/1964 Rook 0 San Francisco 49ers / 9th / 245th pick / 1987
7 Mark Stevens 25 2 0 190 6-1 Purdue,Utah 2/19/1962 Rook 1
72 Jeff Stover 29 lde 12 5 275 6-5 Oregon 5/22/1958 5 4
43 John Sullivan 26 db 1 1 196 6-1 California 11/15/1961 1 0 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1984 Supp
24 Harry Sydney 28 14 0 217 6-0 Kansas 6/26/1959 Rook 1
82 John Taylor 25 wr 12 2 185 6-1 Delaware St. 3/31/1962 Rook 2 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 76th pick / 1986
60 Chuck Thomas 27 c 7 3 277 6-3 Oklahoma 12/24/1960 2 2 Houston Oilers / 8th / 199th pick / 1985
58 Keena Turner 29 ROLB 10 10 219 6-2 Purdue 10/22/1958 7 6 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 39th pick / 1980
48 Mike Varajon 23 rb 3 1 232 6-1 Toledo 7/12/1964 Rook 1
74 Steve Wallace 23 t 11 4 285 6-4 Auburn 12/27/1964 1 4 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 101st pick / 1986
99 Mike Walter 27 RILB 12 12 240 6-3 Oregon 11/30/1960 4 7 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 50th pick / 1983
40 Mike Wells 25 te 1 1 233 6-3 San Diego St. 1/22/1962 Rook 0
14 Ray Wersching 37 K 12 0 213 5-11 California 8/21/1950 14 3
27 Carlton Williamson 29 db 8 1 204 6-0 Pittsburgh 6/12/1958 6 1 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 65th pick / 1981
85 Mike Wilson 29 WR 11 8 213 6-3 Washington St. 12/19/1958 6 6 Dallas Cowboys / 9th / 246th pick / 1981
21 Eric Wright 28 db 2 2 183 6-1 Missouri 4/18/1959 6 1 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 40th pick / 1981
8 Steve Young 26 qb 8 3 215 6-2 BYU 10/11/1961 2 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 1st pick / 1984 Supp
Team Total 26.3 15 229.9 6-2.2 2.7