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1980 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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5-10-1, Finished 4th in NFC Central Division  · 1980 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -5.1, Offense: -3.5, Defense: -1.6, SoS: -0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 271 points (16.9/g), 23rd of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 341 points (21.3/g), 20th.
 Differential of -70 points (-4.4/g), 22nd.  Expected W-L: 5.9-10.1.

Coach: John McKay (5-10-1)
 Defensive Coordinator: Tom Bass

Stadium: Tampa Stadium
 Training Camp: One Buc Place / Buccaneer Place (Tampa, Florida)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Doug Williams 25 2 16 254 for 521, 3,396 yards, 20 td, 16 int, & 58 rushes for 370 yards and 4 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 17th pick / 1978
RB Jerry Eckwood 26 1 8 149 rushes for 504 yards, 2 td, & 47 catches for 475 yards and 1 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 60th pick / 1979
FB Ricky Bell 25 3 12 174 rushes for 599 yards, 2 td, & 38 catches for 292 yards and 1 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 1st pick / 1977
WR Isaac Hagins 26 4 14 23 catches for 364 yards, 2 td, & 3 rushes for 24 yards and 0 td Minnesota Vikings / 9th / 262nd pick / 1976
WR Gordon Jones 23 1 14 48 catches for 669 yards, 5 td, & 1 rush for -10 yards and 0 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1979
TE Jimmie Giles* 26 3 15 33 catches for 602 yards, 4 td Houston Oilers / 3rd / 70th pick / 1977
LT Dave Reavis 30 6 16 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 106th pick / 1973
LG George Yarno 23 1 10
C Steve Wilson 26 4 14 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 154th pick / 1976
RG Ray Snell 22 Rook 11 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 22nd pick / 1980
RT Charley Hannah 25 3 16 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 56th pick / 1977
 Defensive Starters
LDE Bill Kollar 28 6 13 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 23rd pick / 1974
NT David Logan 24 1 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 12th / 307th pick / 1979
RDE Lee Roy Selmon* 26 4 16 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 1st pick / 1976
LOLB Dave Lewis* 26 3 15 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 29th pick / 1977
LILB Dewey Selmon 27 4 15 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 60th pick / 1976
RILB Richard Wood 27 5 16 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 3rd / 68th pick / 1975
ROLB Cecil Johnson 25 3 16
LCB Curtis Jordan 26 4 16 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 158th pick / 1976
RCB Mike Washington 27 4 16 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 53rd pick / 1975
SS Mark Cotney 28 5 16 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 7th / 171st pick / 1975
FS Cedric Brown 26 4 13 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 12th / 343rd pick / 1976
 Special Teams Starters
K Garo Yepremian 36 14 0 16 of 23 field goals & 31 of 32 extra points
P Tom Blanchard 32 9 0 88 punts for a 42.3 average, 1 blocked New York Giants / 12th / 304th pick / 1971
PR Danny Reece 25 4 1 57 punt returns for a 5.5 average and 0 td Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 69th pick / 1976
KR Gary Davis 26 4 2 44 kick returns for a 21.6 average and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 6th / 174th pick / 1976

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
69 Darrell Austin 29 g 8 2 250 6-4 South Carolina 11/6/1951 5 1 Denver Broncos / 16th / 404th pick / 1974
42 Ricky Bell 25 FB 14 12 220 6-2 USC 4/8/1955 3 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 1st pick / 1977
36 Rick Berns 24 rb 16 2 205 6-2 Nebraska 2/5/1956 1 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 80th pick / 1979
16 Tom Blanchard 32 P 16 0 190 6-0 Oregon 5/28/1948 9 3 New York Giants / 12th / 304th pick / 1971
52 Scot Brantley 22 16 0 230 6-1 Florida 2/24/1958 Rook 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 76th pick / 1980
55 Aaron Brown 24 lb 16 1 235 6-2 Ohio St. 1/13/1956 2 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 10th / 252nd pick / 1978
34 Cedric Brown 26 FS 13 13 199 6-1 Kent St. 5/6/1954 4 6 Oakland Raiders / 12th / 343rd pick / 1976
70 Mike Calhoun 23 3 0 260 6-4 Notre Dame 5/6/1957 Rook 0 Dallas Cowboys / 10th / 274th pick / 1979
20 Neal Colzie 26 db 16 1 200 6-2 Ohio St. 2/28/1954 5 2 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 24th pick / 1975
33 Mark Cotney 28 SS 16 16 204 6-0 New Mex. Highlands,Cameron 6/26/1952 5 8 Houston Oilers / 7th / 171st pick / 1975
71 Randy Crowder 27 dt 2 2 242 6-2 Penn St. 7/30/1953 6 1 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 136th pick / 1974
28 Gary Davis 26 KR 15 2 202 5-10 Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo 9/7/1954 4 1 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 174th pick / 1976
38 Johnny Davis 24 rb 14 6 235 6-1 Alabama 7/17/1956 2 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 30th pick / 1978
27 Tony Davis 27 rb 15 2 212 5-11 Nebraska 1/21/1953 4 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 4th / 106th pick / 1976
43 Jerry Eckwood 26 RB 15 8 198 6-0 Arkansas 12/26/1954 1 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 60th pick / 1979
14 Chuck Fusina 23 2 0 197 6-1 Penn St. 5/31/1957 1 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 133rd pick / 1979
88 Jimmie Giles* 26 TE 16 15 239 6-3 Alcorn St. 11/8/1954 3 5 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 70th pick / 1977
81 Isaac Hagins 26 WR 16 14 179 5-9 Southern 3/2/1954 4 3 Minnesota Vikings / 9th / 262nd pick / 1976
73 Charley Hannah 25 RT 16 16 260 6-5 Alabama 7/26/1955 3 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 56th pick / 1977
59 Andy Hawkins 22 lb 16 1 225 6-2 Texas A&M-Kingsville 3/31/1958 Rook 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 10th / 267th pick / 1980
89 Kevin House 23 wr 14 1 181 6-1 Southern Illinois 12/20/1957 Rook 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 49th pick / 1980
56 Cecil Johnson 25 ROLB 16 16 230 6-2 Pittsburgh 8/19/1955 3 7
84 Gordon Jones 23 WR 16 14 190 6-0 Pittsburgh 7/25/1957 1 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1979
25 Curtis Jordan 26 LCB 16 16 200 6-2 Texas Tech 1/25/1954 4 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 158th pick / 1976
77 Bill Kollar 28 LDE 15 13 255 6-3 Montana St. 11/27/1952 6 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 23rd pick / 1974
62 Jim Leonard 23 g 16 2 258 6-3 Santa Clara 10/19/1957 Rook 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 186th pick / 1980
57 Dave Lewis* 26 LOLB 16 15 240 6-4 USC 10/15/1954 3 9 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 29th pick / 1977
79 Reggie Lewis 24 10 0 200 6-3 North Texas 5/6/1956 1 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 78th pick / 1979
76 David Logan 24 NT 16 14 250 6-2 Pittsburgh 10/25/1956 1 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 12th / 307th pick / 1979
87 Larry Mucker 26 7 0 190 5-11 Arizona St. 8/15/1954 3 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 9th / 251st pick / 1977
86 Jim Obradovich 27 te 16 1 225 6-2 USC 4/2/1953 5 1 New York Giants / 7th / 158th pick / 1975
78 Bruce Radford 25 12 0 257 6-5 Grambling St. 10/5/1955 1 1 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 77th pick / 1979
75 Dave Reavis 30 LT 16 16 257 6-5 Arkansas 6/19/1950 6 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 106th pick / 1973
46 Danny Reece 25 PR 16 1 190 5-11 USC 1/28/1955 4 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 69th pick / 1976
61 Greg Roberts 24 rg 6 6 260 6-3 Oklahoma 11/19/1956 1 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1979
80 Conrad Rucker 26 2 0 255 6-3 Southern 11/15/1954 2 0 Houston Oilers / 6th / 154th pick / 1978
80 Tony Samuels 26 te 6 3 229 6-4 Florida A&M,Bethune-Cookman 12/30/1954 3 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 94th pick / 1977
74 Gene Sanders 24 t 11 3 273 6-3 Washington,Texas A&M 11/10/1956 1 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 8th / 217th pick / 1979
58 Dewey Selmon 27 LILB 15 15 246 6-1 Oklahoma 11/19/1953 4 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 60th pick / 1976
63 Lee Roy Selmon* 26 RDE 16 16 256 6-3 Oklahoma 10/20/1954 4 12 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 1st pick / 1976
82 Mike Shumann 25 6 0 178 6-1 Florida St. 10/13/1955 2 1
72 Ray Snell 22 RG 13 11 262 6-4 Wisconsin 2/24/1958 Rook 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 22nd pick / 1980
65 Dave Stalls 25 de 15 3 250 6-5 Northern Colorado 9/19/1955 3 2 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 191st pick / 1977
41 Norris Thomas 26 db 16 1 180 6-0 Southern Miss 5/3/1954 3 2 Miami Dolphins / 9th / 257th pick / 1976
40 Mike Washington 27 RCB 16 16 197 6-2 Alabama 7/1/1953 4 8 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 53rd pick / 1975
12 Doug Williams 25 QB 16 16 220 6-4 Grambling St. 8/9/1955 2 11 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 17th pick / 1978
50 Steve Wilson 26 C 15 14 265 6-4 Georgia 5/19/1954 4 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 154th pick / 1976
54 Richard Wood 27 RILB 16 16 224 6-2 USC 5/31/1953 5 9 New York Jets / 3rd / 68th pick / 1975
68 George Yarno 23 LG 16 10 260 6-2 Washington St. 8/12/1957 1 4
1 Garo Yepremian 36 K 16 0 175 5-8 none 6/2/1944 14 3
Team Total 25.6 16 224.7 6-1.9 3.1