Mobile Site You Are Here > Home > Teams > San Francisco 49ers > 1996 Starters, Roster, & Players

1996 San Francisco 49ers

 Franchise IndexPrevious Season / Next Season

12-4-0, NFC West Division  · 1996 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 8.0, Offense: 3.7, Defense: 4.3, SoS: -0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 398 points (24.9/g), 3rd of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 257 points (16.1/g), 4th.
 Differential of 141 points (8.8/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 11.8-4.2.

Coach: George Seifert (12-4-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Marc Trestman
 Defensive Coordinator: Pete Carroll
 Other Notable Asst.: Greg Knapp (Offensive Quality Control)

Stadium: 3Com Park
 Training Camp: Sierra College (Rocklin, California)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Steve Young* 35 11 12 214 for 316, 2,410 yards, 14 td, 6 int, & 52 rushes for 310 yards and 4 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 1st pick / 1984 Supp
RB Terry Kirby 26 3 10 134 rushes for 559 yards, 3 td, & 52 catches for 439 yards and 1 td Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 78th pick / 1993
FB William Floyd 24 2 8 47 rushes for 186 yards, 2 td, & 26 catches for 197 yards and 1 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 28th pick / 1994
WR Terrell Owens 23 Rook 10 35 catches for 520 yards, 4 td San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 89th pick / 1996
WR Jerry Rice*+ 34 11 16 108 catches for 1,254 yards, 8 td, & 11 rushes for 77 yards and 1 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 16th pick / 1985
TE Brent Jones 33 9 10 33 catches for 428 yards, 1 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 135th pick / 1986
LT Steve Wallace 32 10 16 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 101st pick / 1986
LG Ray Brown 34 10 16 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 201st pick / 1986
C Jesse Sapolu 35 13 16 San Francisco 49ers / 11th / 289th pick / 1983
RG Chris Dalman 26 3 16 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 166th pick / 1993
RT Harris Barton 32 9 13 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 22nd pick / 1987
 Defensive Starters
LDE Roy Barker 27 4 16 12.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 98th pick / 1992
LDT Bryant Young*+ 24 2 16 11.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 7th pick / 1994
RDT Dana Stubblefield 26 3 15 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 26th pick / 1993
RDE Chris Doleman 35 11 16 11.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 4th pick / 1985
LLB Lee Woodall 27 2 13 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 182nd pick / 1994
MLB Ken Norton 30 8 16 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 41st pick / 1988
RLB Gary Plummer 36 10 11
LCB Tyronne Drakeford 25 2 16 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 62nd pick / 1994
RCB Marquez Pope 26 4 16 0.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1992
SS Tim McDonald 31 9 16 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 34th pick / 1987
FS Merton Hanks* 28 5 16 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 122nd pick / 1991
 Special Teams Starters
K Jeff Wilkins 24 2 0 30 of 34 field goals & 40 of 40 extra points
P Tommy Thompson 24 1 0 73 punts for a 44.1 average, 2 blocked
PR Dexter Carter 29 6 0 36 punt returns for a 8.8 average and 0 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 25th pick / 1990
KR Dexter Carter 29 6 0 41 kick returns for a 22.2 average and 0 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 25th pick / 1990

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
92 Roy Barker 27 LDE 16 16 287 6-5 North Carolina 2/14/1969 4 9 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 98th pick / 1992
79 Harris Barton 32 RT 13 13 286 6-4 North Carolina 4/19/1964 9 7 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 22nd pick / 1987
99 Daved Benefield 28 15 0 231 6-4 Cal State-Northridge 2/16/1968 Rook 1
78 Michael Brandon 28 4 0 290 6-4 Florida 7/30/1968 3 0 Indianapolis Colts / 12th / 309th pick / 1992
11 Jeff Brohm 25 3 0 205 6-1 Louisville 4/24/1971 Rook 1
96 Dennis Brown 29 15 0 290 6-4 Washington 11/6/1967 6 2 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 47th pick / 1990
65 Ray Brown 34 LG 16 16 318 6-5 Memphis,Arkansas St. 12/12/1962 10 9 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 201st pick / 1986
90 Junior Bryant 25 dt 16 1 278 6-4 Notre Dame 1/16/1971 1 2
28 Curtis Buckley 26 15 0 186 6-0 Texas A&M-Commerce 9/25/1970 3 2
17 Mike Caldwell 25 1 0 200 6-2 California 3/28/1971 1 0
35 Dexter Carter 29 KR 16 0 170 5-9 Florida St. 9/15/1967 6 1 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 25th pick / 1990
49 Adrian Cooper 28 6 0 255 6-5 Oklahoma 4/27/1968 5 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 103rd pick / 1991
67 Chris Dalman 26 RG 16 16 287 6-3 Stanford 3/15/1970 3 9 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 166th pick / 1993
63 Derrick Deese 26 16 0 289 6-3 USC 5/17/1970 2 2
33 Dedrick Dodge 29 db 16 3 184 6-2 Florida St. 6/14/1967 5 3
56 Chris Doleman 35 RDE 16 16 289 6-5 Pittsburgh 10/16/1961 11 11 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 4th pick / 1985
22 Tyronne Drakeford 25 LCB 16 16 185 5-11 Virginia Tech 6/21/1971 2 7 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 62nd pick / 1994
40 William Floyd 24 FB 9 8 242 6-1 Florida St. 2/17/1972 2 4 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 28th pick / 1994
18 Elvis Grbac 26 qb 15 4 232 6-5 Michigan 8/13/1970 2 3 San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 219th pick / 1993
36 Merton Hanks* 28 FS 16 16 185 6-2 Iowa 3/12/1968 5 12 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 122nd pick / 1991
77 Tim Hanshaw 26 1 0 300 6-5 BYU 4/27/1970 Rook 0 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 127th pick / 1995
19 Mark Harris 26 1 0 201 6-4 Southern Utah,Stanford 4/28/1970 Rook 0
95 Israel Ifeanyi 26 3 0 246 6-3 USC 11/21/1970 Rook 0 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 46th pick / 1996
31 Steve Israel 27 db 14 2 194 5-11 Pittsburgh 3/16/1969 4 2 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 30th pick / 1992
84 Brent Jones 33 TE 11 10 230 6-4 Santa Clara 2/12/1963 9 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 135th pick / 1986
41 Terry Kirby 26 RB 14 10 221 6-1 Virginia 1/20/1970 3 9 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 78th pick / 1993
57 Randy Kirk 32 16 0 232 6-2 San Diego St. 12/27/1964 9 1
17 Kevin Lee 25 2 0 194 6-1 Alabama 1/1/1971 1 0 New England Patriots / 2nd / 35th pick / 1994
20 Derek Loville 28 rb 12 6 203 5-10 Oregon 7/4/1968 6 3
29 Anthony Lynn 28 rb 16 1 230 6-3 Texas Tech 12/21/1968 3 1
86 Sean Manuel 23 11 0 245 6-2 New Mexico St. 12/1/1973 Rook 0 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 239th pick / 1996
46 Tim McDonald 31 SS 16 16 215 6-2 USC 1/6/1965 9 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 34th pick / 1987
69 Rod Milstead 27 11 0 290 6-2 Delaware St. 11/10/1969 2 1 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 121st pick / 1992
55 Kevin Mitchell 25 lb 12 3 258 6-1 Syracuse 2/1/1971 2 3 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1994
51 Ken Norton 30 MLB 16 16 254 6-2 UCLA 9/29/1966 8 9 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 41st pick / 1988
81 Terrell Owens 23 WR 16 10 226 6-3 Tenn-Chattanooga 12/7/1973 Rook 6 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 89th pick / 1996
53 Tony Peterson 24 13 0 232 6-1 Notre Dame 1/23/1972 2 1 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 153rd pick / 1994
50 Gary Plummer 36 RLB 13 11 244 6-2 California 1/26/1960 10 6
75 Frank Pollack 29 t 16 2 285 6-5 Northern Arizona 11/5/1967 6 3 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 165th pick / 1990
23 Marquez Pope 26 RCB 16 16 193 5-11 Fresno St. 10/29/1970 4 9 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1992
85 Ted Popson 30 te 15 6 250 6-4 Portland St. 9/10/1966 2 3 New York Giants / 11th / 306th pick / 1991
91 Daryl Price 24 14 0 274 6-3 Colorado 10/23/1972 Rook 1 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 128th pick / 1996
80 Jerry Rice*+ 34 WR 16 16 200 6-2 Miss. Valley St. 10/13/1962 11 14 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 16th pick / 1985
61 Jesse Sapolu 35 C 16 16 271 6-4 Hawaii 3/10/1961 13 9 San Francisco 49ers / 11th / 289th pick / 1983
76 Kirk Scrafford 29 t 7 1 270 6-6 Montana 3/15/1967 6 1
88 Nate Singleton 28 2 0 190 5-11 Grambling St. 7/5/1968 3 0 New York Giants / 11th / 292nd pick / 1992
27 Frankie Smith 28 14 0 186 5-9 Baylor 10/8/1968 3 1 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 104th pick / 1992
83 J.J. Stokes 24 wr 6 6 218 6-4 UCLA 10/6/1972 1 3 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 10th pick / 1995
94 Dana Stubblefield 26 RDT 15 15 300 6-2 Kansas 11/14/1970 3 8 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 26th pick / 1993
3 Tommy Thompson 24 P 16 0 192 5-10 Oregon 4/27/1972 1 2
89 Iheanyi Uwaezuoke 23 14 0 198 6-2 California 7/24/1973 Rook 1 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 160th pick / 1996
44 Tommy Vardell 27 fb 11 7 234 6-2 Stanford 2/20/1969 4 4 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 9th pick / 1992
74 Steve Wallace 32 LT 16 16 285 6-4 Auburn 12/27/1964 10 9 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 101st pick / 1986
14 Jeff Wilkins 24 K 16 0 205 6-2 Youngstown St. 4/19/1972 2 4
27 James Williams 29 1 0 190 5-10 Fresno St. 3/30/1967 6 0 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 16th pick / 1990
54 Lee Woodall 27 LLB 16 13 224 6-1 West Chester 10/31/1969 2 7 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 182nd pick / 1994
97 Bryant Young*+ 24 LDT 16 16 291 6-3 Notre Dame 1/27/1972 2 19 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 7th pick / 1994
8 Steve Young* 35 QB 12 12 215 6-2 BYU 10/11/1961 11 12 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 1st pick / 1984 Supp
Team Total 27.7 16 237.5 6-2.2 4.1