1971 Baltimore Colts Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-4
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Conference Championship
Coach: Don McCafferty (10-4)
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
1971 Baltimore Colts Roster
1971 Baltimore Colts Results

The Baltimore Colts of the National Football League ended the 1971 season with a record of 10 wins and 4 losses, finishing second in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

The Colts piled up points with 313 points, and the solid defense allowed 140. Norm Bulaich ran for a team-leading 741 yards for Baltimore, while Tom Matte additionally buoyed the ground attack.

Earl Morrall tossed for 1,210 yards. Tom Mitchell topped pass catchers, hauling in 33 balls, while Eddie Hinton added 436 receiving yards, while Ray Perkins, Tom Matte and Norm Bulaich each contributed to the receiving game as well.

Charlie Stukes intercepted 8 opponent throws.

Don McCafferty coached the team. The 1971 Baltimore Colts lost in the Conference Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Earl Morrall1678450.312107.274.2127.264118958.2
Johnny Unitas1769252.39425.431.795.1351512952.3
Tom Matte100.
Totals34417651.221526.3102.9216.164 27230


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Norm Bulaich1527414.967 8
Tom Matte1736073.526 8
Don Nottingham953884.136 5
Don McCauley582464.219 2
Eddie Hinton45614.030 0
Ray Perkins5357.018 0
Willie Richardson22713.524 0
John Mackey3186.00
Earl Morrall6132.216 0
Tom Mitchell294.513 0
Johnny Unitas950.60
Charlie Pittman231.50
Tom Nowatzke111.00
Totals51221494.267 23


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tom Mitchell3340212.235 0
Tom Matte292398.234 0
Eddie Hinton2543617.433 2
Norm Bulaich252299.230 2
Ray Perkins2442417.764 4
Don Nottingham15885.935 0
John Mackey1114313.028 0
Willie Richardson1017317.349 2
Don McCauley362.00
Sam Havrilak11212.012 0
Totals176215212.264 10


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jim O'Brien363597.2292069.095


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
David Lee62254241.076

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rick Volk221185.418 0
Lenny Dunlap811214.057 0
Ron Gardin27537.565 0
Rex Kern3196.30
Tom Curtis7152.110 0
Jerry Logan11212.012 0
Totals433518.265 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Charlie Pittman1433023.637 0
Don McCauley819424.229 0
Jim Duncan310234.054 0
Lenny Dunlap12828.028 0
Jerry Logan11616.016 0
Charlie Stukes188.00
Tom Nowatzke111.00
Tom Curtis100.00
Tom Mitchell100.00
Tom Matte100.00
Totals3267921.254 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Charlie Stukes89511.940 0
Ted Hendricks57014.040 0
Rick Volk4369.021 0
Jerry Logan4287.023 0
Mike Curtis34414.731 0
Billy Newsome2199.519 1
Ray May14646.046 0
Tom Nowatzke12929.029 0
Totals2836713.146 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Jim O'Brien2035095
Norm Bulaich8200060
Tom Matte80000048
Don Nottingham50100036
Ray Perkins0400024
Eddie Hinton0200012
Don McCauley20000012
Willie Richardson0200012
Billy Newsome10006
Ted Hendricks010006