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1997 San Francisco 49ers

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13-3-0, Finished 1st in NFC West Division  · 1997 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 5.1, Offense: 2.4, Defense: 2.7, SoS: -1.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 375 points (23.4/g), 5th of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 265 points (16.6/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 110 points (6.9/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 11.1-4.9.

Coach: Steve Mariucci (13-3-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Marty Mornhinweg
 Defensive Coordinator: John Marshall
 Other Notable Asst.: Greg Knapp (Offensive Quality Control) and Jim Mora (Secondary)

Stadium: 3Com 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 Steve Young* 36 12 15 241 for 356, 3,029 yards, 19 td, 6 int, & 50 rushes for 199 yards and 3 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 1st pick / 1984 Supp
RB Garrison Hearst 26 4 13 234 rushes for 1,019 yards, 4 td, & 21 catches for 194 yards and 2 td Phoenix Cardinals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1993
FB William Floyd 25 3 15 78 rushes for 231 yards, 3 td, & 37 catches for 321 yards and 1 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 28th pick / 1994
WR Terrell Owens 24 1 15 60 catches for 936 yards, 8 td San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 89th pick / 1996
WR J.J. Stokes 25 2 16 58 catches for 733 yards, 4 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 10th pick / 1995
TE Brent Jones 34 10 12 29 catches for 383 yards, 2 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 135th pick / 1986
LT Derrick Deese 27 3 13 1 fumble recovered
LG Ray Brown 35 11 15 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 201st pick / 1986
C Chris Dalman 27 4 13 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 166th pick / 1993
RG Kevin Gogan* 33 10 16 Dallas Cowboys / 8th / 206th pick / 1987
RT Kirk Scrafford 30 7 16
 Defensive Starters
LDE Roy Barker 28 5 12 5.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 98th pick / 1992
LDT Bryant Young 25 3 12 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 7th pick / 1994
RDT Dana Stubblefield*+ 27 4 16 15.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 26th pick / 1993
RDE Chris Doleman* 36 12 16 12.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 4th pick / 1985
LLB Lee Woodall* 28 3 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 182nd pick / 1994
MLB Gary Plummer 37 11 16
RLB Ken Norton* 31 9 16 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 41st pick / 1988
LCB Rod Woodson 32 10 14 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 10th pick / 1987
RCB Darnell Walker 27 4 11 1.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 178th pick / 1993
SS Tim McDonald 32 10 15 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 34th pick / 1987
FS Merton Hanks* 29 6 16 0.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 122nd pick / 1991
 Special Teams Starters
K Gary Anderson 38 15 0 29 of 36 field goals & 38 of 38 extra points Buffalo Bills / 7th / 171st pick / 1982
P Tommy Thompson 25 2 0 78 punts for a 40.8 average, 1 blocked
PR Iheanyi Uwaezuoke 24 1 0 34 punt returns for a 11.0 average and 0 td San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 160th pick / 1996
KR Chuck Levy 25 3 0 36 kick returns for a 22.0 average and 0 td Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 38th pick / 1994

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
1 Gary Anderson 38 K 16 0 193 5-11 Syracuse 7/16/1959 15 4 Buffalo Bills / 7th / 171st pick / 1982
92 Roy Barker 28 LDE 13 12 287 6-5 North Carolina 2/14/1969 5 6 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 98th pick / 1992
11 Jeff Brohm 26 5 0 205 6-1 Louisville 4/24/1971 1 1
31 Zack Bronson 23 16 0 204 6-1 McNeese St. 1/28/1974 Rook 1
65 Ray Brown 35 LG 15 15 318 6-5 Memphis,Arkansas St. 12/12/1962 11 8 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 201st pick / 1986
90 Junior Bryant 26 dt 16 3 278 6-4 Notre Dame 1/16/1971 2 3
28 Curtis Buckley 27 15 0 186 6-0 Texas A&M-Commerce 9/25/1970 4 1
85 Greg Clark 25 te 15 4 251 6-4 Stanford 4/7/1972 Rook 1 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 77th pick / 1997
67 Chris Dalman 27 C 13 13 287 6-3 Stanford 3/15/1970 4 7 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 166th pick / 1993
63 Derrick Deese 27 LT 16 13 289 6-3 USC 5/17/1970 3 7
56 Chris Doleman* 36 RDE 16 16 289 6-5 Pittsburgh 10/16/1961 12 11 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 4th pick / 1985
22 Tyronne Drakeford 26 db 16 2 185 5-11 Virginia Tech 6/21/1971 3 3 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 62nd pick / 1994
14 Jim Druckenmiller 25 qb 4 1 241 6-4 Virginia Tech 9/19/1972 Rook 1 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 26th pick / 1997
44 Marc Edwards 23 fb 15 1 249 6-0 Notre Dame 11/17/1974 Rook 1 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 55th pick / 1997
86 Chad Fann 27 11 0 252 6-3 Mississippi,Florida A&M 6/7/1970 4 1
40 William Floyd 25 FB 15 15 242 6-1 Florida St. 2/17/1972 3 5 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 28th pick / 1994
66 Kevin Gogan* 33 RG 16 16 317 6-7 Washington 11/2/1964 10 11 Dallas Cowboys / 8th / 206th pick / 1987
91 Kevin Greene 35 lb 14 4 247 6-3 Auburn 7/31/1962 12 4 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 113th pick / 1985
36 Merton Hanks* 29 FS 16 16 185 6-2 Iowa 3/12/1968 6 12 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 122nd pick / 1991
77 Tim Hanshaw 27 g 13 3 300 6-5 BYU 4/27/1970 1 2 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 127th pick / 1995
88 Mark Harris 27 10 0 201 6-4 Southern Utah,Stanford 4/28/1970 1 1
20 Garrison Hearst 26 RB 13 13 215 5-11 Georgia 1/4/1971 4 10 Phoenix Cardinals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1993
84 Brent Jones 34 TE 13 12 230 6-4 Santa Clara 2/12/1963 10 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 135th pick / 1986
41 Terry Kirby 27 rb 16 3 221 6-1 Virginia 1/20/1970 4 7 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 78th pick / 1993
57 Randy Kirk 33 16 0 232 6-2 San Diego St. 12/27/1964 10 1
32 Chuck Levy 25 KR 14 0 200 6-0 Arizona 1/7/1972 3 2 Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 38th pick / 1994
25 Brett Maxie 35 db 2 1 194 6-2 Texas Southern 1/13/1962 12 1
46 Tim McDonald 32 SS 15 15 215 6-2 USC 1/6/1965 10 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 34th pick / 1987
69 Rod Milstead 28 4 0 290 6-2 Delaware St. 11/10/1969 3 0 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 121st pick / 1992
55 Kevin Mitchell 26 16 0 258 6-1 Syracuse 2/1/1971 3 1 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1994
51 Ken Norton* 31 RLB 16 16 254 6-2 UCLA 9/29/1966 9 11 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 41st pick / 1988
81 Terrell Owens 24 WR 16 15 226 6-3 Tenn-Chattanooga 12/7/1973 1 10 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 89th pick / 1996
50 Gary Plummer 37 MLB 16 16 244 6-2 California 1/26/1960 11 7
75 Frank Pollack 30 16 0 285 6-5 Northern Arizona 11/5/1967 7 1 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 165th pick / 1990
23 Marquez Pope 27 rcb 5 5 193 5-11 Fresno St. 10/29/1970 5 2 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1992
96 Daryl Price 25 5 0 274 6-3 Colorado 10/23/1972 1 0 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 128th pick / 1996
71 Albert Reese 24 5 0 275 6-6 Grambling St. 4/29/1973 Rook 0
80 Jerry Rice 35 wr 2 1 200 6-2 Miss. Valley St. 10/13/1962 12 1 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 16th pick / 1985
60 Joe Rudolph 25 g 6 1 285 6-1 Wisconsin 7/21/1972 2 1
30 Mike Salmon 27 1 0 210 6-1 USC 12/27/1970 Rook 0
61 Jesse Sapolu 36 c 12 3 271 6-4 Hawaii 3/10/1961 14 2 San Francisco 49ers / 11th / 289th pick / 1983
52 Jim Schwantz 27 16 0 240 6-2 Purdue 1/23/1970 5 1
76 Kirk Scrafford 30 RT 16 16 270 6-6 Montana 3/15/1967 7 9
29 Frankie Smith 29 16 0 186 5-9 Baylor 10/8/1968 4 1 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 104th pick / 1992
83 J.J. Stokes 25 WR 16 16 218 6-4 UCLA 10/6/1972 2 8 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 10th pick / 1995
94 Dana Stubblefield*+ 27 RDT 16 16 300 6-2 Kansas 11/14/1970 4 17 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 26th pick / 1993
3 Tommy Thompson 25 P 16 0 192 5-10 Oregon 4/27/1972 2 1
89 Iheanyi Uwaezuoke 24 PR 14 0 198 6-2 California 7/24/1973 1 2 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 160th pick / 1996
38 Darnell Walker 27 RCB 16 11 168 5-8 Oklahoma 1/17/1970 4 5 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 178th pick / 1993
95 Marvin Washington 32 de 10 1 285 6-6 Texas-El Paso,Idaho 10/22/1965 8 2 New York Jets / 6th / 151st pick / 1989
53 James Williams 29 16 0 246 6-0 Mississippi St. 10/10/1968 7 1 New Orleans Saints / 6th / 158th pick / 1990
54 Lee Woodall* 28 LLB 16 16 224 6-1 West Chester 10/31/1969 3 10 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 182nd pick / 1994
26 Rod Woodson 32 LCB 14 14 200 6-0 Purdue 3/10/1965 10 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 10th pick / 1987
97 Bryant Young 25 LDT 12 12 291 6-3 Notre Dame 1/27/1972 3 6 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 7th pick / 1994
8 Steve Young* 36 QB 15 15 215 6-2 BYU 10/11/1961 12 14 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 1st pick / 1984 Supp
Team Total 28.7 16 240.2 6-2.1 5.3