1971 Atlanta Falcons Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-6-1
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Norm Van Brocklin (7-6-1)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
1971 Atlanta Falcons Statistics
1971 Atlanta Falcons Results

The Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League ended the 1971 season with a record of 7 wins and 6 losses and 1 ties, finishing third in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference.

Atlanta chalked up 274 points, while the defense conceded 277. Cannonball Butler ran for a team-best 594 yards for the Falcons.

Bob Berry passed for 2,005 yards. Art Malone paced the receiving corps, hauling in 34 passes, while Ken Burrow accumulated 741 receiving yards. Jim Mitchell was targeted regularly, too.

Ken Reaves picked off 6 errant tosses from the opposition.

Norm Van Brocklin coached the team.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
52Ron AcksLLBOctober 3, 19446'2"214IllinoisHerrin, IL USA140
54Grady AllenLBJanuary 1, 19466'3"225Texas A&MSan Augustine, TX USA30
37Bill BellKDecember 9, 19476'0"192KansasFort Knox, KY USA140
28Willie BeltonKRDecember 12, 19485'11"207Md-Eastern ShoreGreenville, SC USA140
17Bob BerryQBMarch 10, 19425'11"185OregonSan Jose, CA USA1111
62John BramlettLBJuly 7, 19416'1"220MemphisMemphis, TN USA70
50Greg BrezinaRLBJanuary 7, 19466'0"226HoustonSinton, TX USA140
34Ray BrownFSJanuary 12, 19496'1"208West Texas A&MFort Worth, TX USA100
82Ken BurrowWRMarch 29, 19486'0"190Utah St.Richmond, CA USA140
33Cannonball ButlerFBMay 4, 19435'9"194Edward WatersQuincy, FL USA130
45Sonny CampbellRBMarch 5, 19485'11"192Northern ArizonaMarana, AZ USA140
81Wes ChessonWRJanuary 15, 19496'2"195DukeEdenton, NC USA140
88Glen CondrenRDTJune 10, 19426'4"251OklahomaFort Smith, AR USA120
84Mike DonohoeTEMay 6, 19456'3"225San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA USA90
63Dick EnderleGNovember 6, 19476'2"250MinnesotaBreckenridge, MN USA140
58Don HansenMLBAugust 20, 19446'2"235IllinoisMillersburg, IN USA140
10Leo HartQBMarch 3, 19496'3"203DukeKinston, NC USA10
27Tom HayesRCBApril 18, 19466'1"199San Diego St.Riverside, CA USA1414
87Claude HumphreyLDEJune 29, 19446'4"252Tennessee St.Memphis, TN USA140
46Ray JarvisWRFebruary 2, 19496'0"200Norfolk St.Chesapeake, VA USA20
59Rudy KuechenbergLBFebruary 7, 19436'0"215IndianaHobart, IN USA30
75George KunzRTJuly 5, 19476'5"257Notre DameFort Sheridan, IL USA1414
72Greg LensDTMarch 11, 19456'5"261Trinity (TX)Marshall, MN USA70
69Mike LewisDT-DE-NTJuly 14, 19496'4"261WileyHouston, TX USA90
26Billy LothridgePJanuary 1, 19426'1"194Georgia TechCleveland, GA USA90
22John MallorySSJuly 24, 19466'0"184West VirginiaSummit, NJ USA140
25Art MaloneRBMarch 20, 19485'11"211Arizona St.Tyler, TX USA130
89Randy MarshallDEDecember 14, 19466'5"237LinfieldOregon City, OR USA60
53John MatlockCOctober 19, 19446'4"249Miami (FL)Louisville, KY USA120
64Andy MaurerLGSeptember 30, 19486'3"265OregonSilverton, OR USA140
20Tom McCauleyDBMay 3, 19476'3"193WisconsinWorcester, MA USA40
55Jim MillerGJuly 24, 19496'3"240IowaIowa City, IA USA140
86Jim MitchellTEOctober 19, 19476'1"234Prairie ViewShelbyville, TN USA130
60Tommy NobisLBSeptember 20, 19436'2"240TexasSan Antonio, TX USA40
35Tony PlummerDBJanuary 21, 19475'11"188PacificDallas, TX USA70
85Ray PoageTE-SE-FL-WRNovember 14, 19406'4"208TexasPlainview, TX USA40
23Joe ProfitRBAugust 13, 19496'0"213La-MonroeLake Providence, LA USA40
36Ken ReavesLCBOctober 29, 19446'3"210Norfolk St.Braddock, PA USA140
47Rudy RedmondDBAugust 25, 19476'1"196PacificSpokane, WA USA80
61Bill SandemanLTNovember 30, 19426'6"252PacificProvidence, RI USA140
30Larry ShearsDBAugust 1, 19495'10"185Lincoln (MO)Mobile, AL USA90
11Dick ShinerQBJuly 18, 19426'0"201MarylandLebanon, PA USA103
66John SmallLDTNovember 20, 19466'4"269The CitadelLumberton, NC USA140
67Mal SniderRGApril 5, 19476'4"251StanfordBattle Creek, MI USA130
80Todd SnyderWROctober 22, 19486'1"187OhioAthens, OH USA40
57Jeff Van NoteCFebruary 7, 19466'2"247KentuckySouth Orange, NJ USA1414
5Harmon WagesRBMay 18, 19466'1"215FloridaJacksonville, FL USA140
51Cleo WalkerLB-CFebruary 7, 19486'3"219LouisvilleColumbus, GA USA110
71John ZookRDESeptember 24, 19476'4"243KansasGarden City, KS USA140



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