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1982 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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5-4-0, Finished 3rd in NFC Central Division  · 1982 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 0.9, Offense: -0.4, Defense: 1.3, SoS: 3.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 158 points (17.6/g), 18th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 178 points (19.8/g), 16th.
 Differential of -20 points (-2.2/g), 19th.  Expected W-L: 3.9-5.1.

Coach: John McKay (5-4-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Wayne Fontes

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

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 Doug Williams 27 4 9 164 for 307, 2,071 yards, 9 td, 11 int, & 35 rushes for 158 yards and 2 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 17th pick / 1978
RB James Owens 27 3 6 76 rushes for 238 yards, 0 td, & 8 catches for 42 yards and 1 td San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 29th pick / 1979
FB James Wilder 24 1 9 83 rushes for 324 yards, 3 td, & 53 catches for 466 yards and 1 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1981
WR Kevin House 25 2 9 28 catches for 438 yards, 2 td, & 1 rush for -1 yards and 0 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 49th pick / 1980
WR Gordon Jones 25 3 7 14 catches for 205 yards, 1 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1979
TE Jimmie Giles* 28 5 9 28 catches for 499 yards, 3 td, & 1 rush for 1 yards and 0 td Houston Oilers / 3rd / 70th pick / 1977
LT Dave Reavis 32 8 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 106th pick / 1973
LG Ray Snell 24 2 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 22nd pick / 1980
C Steve Wilson 28 6 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 154th pick / 1976
RG Greg Roberts 26 3 6 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1979
RT Sean Farrell 22 Rook 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 17th pick / 1982
 Defensive Starters
LDE Dave Stalls 27 5 9 6.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 191st pick / 1977
NT David Logan 26 3 9 4.8 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 12th / 307th pick / 1979
RDE Lee Roy Selmon* 28 6 9 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 1st pick / 1976
LOLB Andy Hawkins 24 2 9 2.3 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 10th / 267th pick / 1980
LILB Cecil Johnson 27 5 9
RILB Scot Brantley 24 2 9 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 76th pick / 1980
ROLB Hugh Green* 23 1 9 2.3 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 7th pick / 1981
LCB Norris Thomas 28 5 9 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 9th / 257th pick / 1976
RCB Mike Washington 29 6 8 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 53rd pick / 1975
SS Neal Colzie 28 7 9 2.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 1st / 24th pick / 1975
FS Cedric Brown 28 6 9 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 12th / 343rd pick / 1976
 Special Teams Starters
K Bill Capece 23 1 0 18 of 23 field goals & 14 of 14 extra points Houston Oilers / 12th / 324th pick / 1981
P Larry Swider 27 3 0 39 punts for a 41.5 average, 1 blocked Denver Broncos / 7th / 185th pick / 1977
PR John Holt 23 1 0 16 punt returns for a 5.1 average and 0 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 89th pick / 1981
KR Michael Morton 22 Rook 0 21 kick returns for a 17.2 average and 0 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 12th / 325th pick / 1982

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
30 Dave Barrett 23 7 0 230 6-0 Houston 9/9/1959 Rook 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 103rd pick / 1982
82 Jerry Bell 23 te 9 1 230 6-5 Arizona St. 3/7/1959 Rook 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 74th pick / 1982
83 Theo Bell 29 9 0 185 6-0 Arizona 12/21/1953 6 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 120th pick / 1976
52 Scot Brantley 24 RILB 9 9 230 6-1 Florida 2/24/1958 2 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 76th pick / 1980
34 Cedric Brown 28 FS 9 9 199 6-1 Kent St. 5/6/1954 6 7 Oakland Raiders / 12th / 343rd pick / 1976
78 John Cannon 22 9 0 260 6-5 William & Mary 7/30/1960 Rook 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1982
3 Bill Capece 23 K 9 0 170 5-7 Florida St. 4/1/1959 1 5 Houston Oilers / 12th / 324th pick / 1981
87 Gerald Carter 25 9 0 190 6-1 Texas A&M 6/19/1957 2 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 9th / 240th pick / 1980
28 Mel Carver 23 rb 9 1 221 5-11 UNLV 7/14/1959 Rook 3
5 Brian Clark 24 1 0 190 6-2 Florida 6/28/1958 Rook 0 New England Patriots / 10th / 253rd pick / 1982
67 Robert Cobb 25 3 0 248 6-4 Cincinnati,Arizona 10/12/1957 1 0 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 66th pick / 1981
20 Neal Colzie 28 SS 9 9 200 6-2 Ohio St. 2/28/1954 7 11 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 24th pick / 1975
33 Mark Cotney 30 9 0 204 6-0 New Mex. Highlands,Cameron 6/26/1952 7 1 Houston Oilers / 7th / 171st pick / 1975
58 Jeff Davis 22 9 0 230 6-0 Clemson 1/26/1960 Rook 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 128th pick / 1982
62 Sean Farrell 22 rg 9 7 260 6-3 Penn St. 5/25/1960 Rook 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 17th pick / 1982
88 Jimmie Giles* 28 TE 9 9 239 6-3 Alcorn St. 11/8/1954 5 8 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 70th pick / 1977
11 Jerry Golsteyn 28 1 0 207 6-4 Northern Illinois 8/6/1954 5 0 New York Giants / 12th / 333rd pick / 1976
53 Hugh Green* 23 ROLB 9 9 225 6-2 Pittsburgh 7/27/1959 1 12 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 7th pick / 1981
73 Charley Hannah 27 rt 7 5 260 6-5 Alabama 7/26/1955 5 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 56th pick / 1977
59 Andy Hawkins 24 LOLB 9 9 225 6-2 Texas A&M-Kingsville 3/31/1958 2 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 10th / 267th pick / 1980
21 John Holt 23 PR 9 0 180 5-11 West Texas A&M 5/14/1959 1 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 89th pick / 1981
89 Kevin House 25 WR 9 9 181 6-1 Southern Illinois 12/20/1957 2 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 49th pick / 1980
56 Cecil Johnson 27 LILB 9 9 230 6-2 Pittsburgh 8/19/1955 5 6
84 Gordon Jones 25 WR 9 7 190 6-0 Pittsburgh 7/25/1957 3 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1979
57 Jim Leonard 25 g 9 3 258 6-3 Santa Clara 10/19/1957 2 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 186th pick / 1980
76 David Logan 26 NT 9 9 250 6-2 Pittsburgh 10/25/1956 3 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 12th / 307th pick / 1979
39 Terdell Middleton 27 2 0 198 6-0 Memphis 4/8/1955 5 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 80th pick / 1977
24 Tom Morris 22 8 0 175 5-11 Michigan St. 4/2/1960 Rook 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 185th pick / 1982
1 Michael Morton 22 KR 9 0 180 5-8 UNLV 2/6/1960 Rook 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 12th / 325th pick / 1982
35 Rick Moser 26 1 0 210 6-0 Rhode Island 12/18/1956 4 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 208th pick / 1978
51 Dana Nafziger 29 8 0 220 6-1 Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo 10/26/1953 5 0
86 Jim Obradovich 29 te 9 3 225 6-2 USC 4/2/1953 7 0 New York Giants / 7th / 158th pick / 1975
26 James Owens 27 RB 8 6 192 5-11 UCLA 7/5/1955 3 3 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 29th pick / 1979
75 Dave Reavis 32 LT 7 7 257 6-5 Arkansas 6/19/1950 8 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 106th pick / 1973
66 Booker Reese 23 7 0 260 6-0 Bethune-Cookman 9/20/1959 Rook 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1982
61 Greg Roberts 26 RG 7 6 260 6-3 Oklahoma 11/19/1956 3 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1979
74 Gene Sanders 26 t 4 2 273 6-3 Washington,Texas A&M 11/10/1956 3 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 8th / 217th pick / 1979
63 Lee Roy Selmon* 28 RDE 9 9 256 6-3 Oklahoma 10/20/1954 6 12 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 1st pick / 1976
22 Johnny Ray Smith 25 db 9 1 183 5-9 Lamar 9/7/1957 Rook 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 11th / 283rd pick / 1981
72 Ray Snell 24 LG 7 6 262 6-4 Wisconsin 2/24/1958 2 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 22nd pick / 1980
65 Dave Stalls 27 LDE 9 9 250 6-5 Northern Colorado 9/19/1955 5 7 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 191st pick / 1977
9 Larry Swider 27 P 9 0 195 6-2 Pittsburgh 2/1/1955 3 2 Denver Broncos / 7th / 185th pick / 1977
41 Norris Thomas 28 LCB 9 9 180 6-0 Southern Miss 5/3/1954 5 6 Miami Dolphins / 9th / 257th pick / 1976
40 Mike Washington 29 RCB 8 8 197 6-2 Alabama 7/1/1953 6 6 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 53rd pick / 1975
90 Brad White 24 9 0 256 6-2 Tennessee 8/18/1958 1 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 12th / 310th pick / 1981
32 James Wilder 24 FB 9 9 225 6-3 Missouri 5/12/1958 1 11 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1981
12 Doug Williams 27 QB 9 9 220 6-4 Grambling St. 8/9/1955 4 13 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 17th pick / 1978
50 Steve Wilson 28 C 8 6 265 6-4 Georgia 5/19/1954 6 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 154th pick / 1976
54 Richard Wood 29 9 0 224 6-2 USC 5/31/1953 7 1 New York Jets / 3rd / 68th pick / 1975
68 George Yarno 25 g 9 3 260 6-2 Washington St. 8/12/1957 3 3
Team Total 25.8 9 221.7 6-1.6 3.1