1971 Denver Broncos Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 4-9-1
Finishing 4th in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Jerry Smith (2-3)
Coach: Lou Saban (2-6-1)
Location: Denver, Colorado
1971 Denver Broncos Statistics
1971 Denver Broncos Results

The Denver Broncos of the National Football League ended the 1971 season with a record of 4 wins and 9 losses and 1 ties, finishing fourth in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference.

The Broncos labored to change the scoreboard with just 203 points, and the defensive squad yielded 275. Floyd Little ran for a team-best 1,133 yards for Denver.

Steve Ramsey tossed for 1,120 yards, and Don Horn took a significant amount of snaps as well. Bobby Anderson paced all receivers, hauling in 37 passes, while Jerry Simmons accumulated 403 receiving yards. Billy Masters contributed to the receiving game, too.

Bill Thompson intercepted 5 errant tosses from the opposition.

Jerry Smith and Lou Saban coached the team.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
77Lyle AlzadoRDEApril 3, 19496'3"255YanktonBrooklyn, NY USA1211
11Bobby AndersonFBOctober 11, 19476'0"208ColoradoMidland, MI USA1313
65Jay BachmanCDecember 8, 19456'3"250CincinnatiHamilton, OH USA140
73Walt BarnesDT-DEJanuary 19, 19446'3"245NebraskaChicago, IL USA40
89Gordon BowdellWROctober 9, 19486'2"203Michigan St.Detroit, MI USA20
72Sam BrunelliTDecember 13, 19436'2"270Colorado St.Fort Morgan, CO USA54
24Butch ByrdDBSeptember 20, 19416'0"211Boston Univ.Watervliet, NY USA140
79Carter CampbellDESeptember 29, 19476'4"240Weber St.Mobile, AL USA142
63Dave CostaLDTOctober 27, 19416'2"250UtahYonkers, NY USA1414
53Ken CriterLBFebruary 17, 19476'0"225WisconsinFond du Lac, WI USA110
74Mike CurrentRTSeptember 17, 19456'5"274Ohio St.Lima, OH USA1414
33Joe DawkinsRBJanuary 27, 19486'0"223WisconsinLos Angeles, CA USA80
76Tom DomresDTOctober 19, 19466'3"260WisconsinMarshfield, WI USA52
52Fred ForsbergMLBJuly 4, 19446'1"235WashingtonTacoma, WA USA1414
40Jack GehrkeWRJanuary 14, 19466'0"178UtahSalt Lake City, UT USA1410
67George GoeddekeCJuly 29, 19456'3"253Notre DameDetroit, MI USA1212
28Cornell GordonDBJanuary 6, 19416'0"187North Carolina A&TNorfolk, VA USA140
20Charlie GreerSSApril 4, 19466'0"205ColoradoAtlanta, GA USA1313
82Dwight HarrisonWROctober 12, 19486'1"187Texas A&M-KingsvilleBeaumont, TX USA105
13Don HornQBMarch 9, 19456'2"195Washington St.South Gate, CA USA99
62Jerry InmanDTFebruary 4, 19406'2"256Boise St.Manhattan, KS USA143
68Larron JacksonLGAugust 26, 19496'3"270MissouriSt. Louis, MO USA149
87Rich JacksonLDEJuly 22, 19416'3"255SouthernNew Orleans, LA USA77
59Larry KaminskiCJanuary 6, 19456'2"245PurdueCleveland, OH USA33
44Floyd LittleRBJuly 4, 19425'10"196SyracuseNew Haven, CT USA1413
22Fran LynchRBDecember 3, 19456'1"205HofstraBridgeport, CT USA101
61Tommy LyonsGAugust 7, 19486'2"230GeorgiaAtlanta, GA USA111
81Billy MastersTEMarch 15, 19446'5"240LSUGrayson, LA USA1412
58Bill McKoyLBJuly 17, 19486'3"235PurdueWinston-Salem, NC USA140
41Leroy MitchellLCBSeptember 22, 19446'1"190Texas SouthernWharton, TX USA1414
78Marv MontgomeryTFebruary 8, 19486'6"255USCTorrance, CA USA120
21Randy MontgomeryDBAugust 12, 19475'11"182Weber St.Houston, TX USA30
85John MosierTEMarch 1, 19486'3"220KansasWichita Falls, TX USA111
54Chip MyrtleRLBFebruary 6, 19456'2"225MarylandHyattsville, MD USA1414
23Dickie PostRBSeptember 27, 19455'9"190HoustonSan Pedro, CA USA61
10Steve RamseyQBApril 22, 19486'2"210North TexasDallas, TX USA95
26George SaimesFSSeptember 1, 19415'11"186Michigan St.Canton, OH USA1313
64Mike SchnitkerRGDecember 30, 19466'3"245ColoradoAtcheson County, MO USA1313
75Roger ShoalsLTDecember 13, 19386'4"260MarylandBaltimore, MD USA1414
80Jerry SimmonsWRNovember 14, 19426'0"190Bethune-CookmanNichols, FL USA1412
70Paul SmithRDTAugust 13, 19456'3"256New MexicoAda, OK USA1414
36Bill ThompsonPROctober 10, 19466'1"201Md-Eastern ShoreGreenville, SC USA1414
35Clem TurnerRB,HB/TEMay 28, 19456'1"236CincinnatiCincinnati, OH USA140
15Jim TurnerKMarch 28, 19416'2"205Utah St.Martinez, CA USA140
50Olen UnderwoodLBMay 25, 19426'1"220TexasHolly Grove, TX USA144
42Billy Van HeusenPAugust 27, 19466'1"200MarylandNew Rochelle, NY USA140
56Dave WashingtonLLBSeptember 12, 19486'5"223Alcorn St.Tuscaloosa, AL USA1410
83Jim WhalenTEMay 20, 19436'2"210Boston Col.Cambridge, MA USA32