1972 Miami Dolphins Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 14-0
Finishing 1st in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 3-0 Won Super Bowl
Coach: Don Shula (14-0)
Location: Miami, Florida
1972 Miami Dolphins Roster
1972 Miami Dolphins Results

The Miami Dolphins of the National Football League ended the 1972 season with a record of 14 wins and 0 losses, finishing first in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-0.

Offensively, Miami paced the league with 385 points. The defense proved to be a force, as the Dolphins allowed 171 points, lowest in the league. Larry Csonka ran for a team-best 1,117 yards, and Mercury Morris also aided the ground game.

Earl Morrall tossed for 1,360 yards. Paul Warfield hauled in 29 passes for 606 yards.

The sticky-fingered defense created 46 turnovers. Jake Scott picked off 5 errant tosses from the opposition.

Don Shula coached the team. The 1972 Miami Dolphins won the Super Bowl.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Earl Morrall1508355.313609.1117.374.7491411491.0
Bob Griese975354.66386.644.144.13974571.6
Jim Del Gaizo9555.616518.3222.2111.15100100.5
Marlin Briscoe33100.07224.000.000.02600118.8
Totals25914455.622358.6176.6124.651 21159

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Larry Csonka21311175.245 6
Mercury Morris19010005.333 12
Jim Kiick1375213.826 5
Hubert Ginn271425.322 1
Charlie Leigh21793.810 0
Earl Morrall17673.931 1
Paul Warfield4235.821 0
Bob Griese3113.71
Jim Del Gaizo100.00
Totals61329604.845 26

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Paul Warfield2960620.947 3
Jim Kiick211477.015 1
Howard Twilley2036418.244 3
Marlin Briscoe1627917.451 4
Mercury Morris1516811.234 0
Otto Stowe1327621.249 2
Marv Fleming1315612.031 1
Jim Mandich1116815.339 3
Larry Csonka5489.614 0
Hubert Ginn12323.023 0
Totals144223515.551 17

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Garo Yepremian454395.6372464.9115
Totals454395.6372464.9115

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Larry Seiple36143739.954
Billy Lothridge415037.542
Dick Anderson414736.845
Totals44173439.454

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Charlie Leigh222109.527 0
Jake Scott131007.715 0
Dick Anderson5193.817 0
Totals403298.227 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mercury Morris1433423.933 0
Charlie Leigh615325.545 0
Bob Matheson23417.017 0
Hubert Ginn12525.025 0
Marlin Briscoe100.00
Totals2454622.845 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jake Scott57314.631 0
Lloyd Mumphord45012.528 1
Dick Anderson33411.322 0
Tim Foley3258.315 0
Curtis Johnson3206.713 0
Doug Swift351.70
Nick Buoniconti2178.510 0
Vern Den Herder12424.024 0
Charlie Babb12424.024 0
Mike Kolen11414.014 0
Totals2628611.031 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
Garo Yepremian24430115
Mercury Morris120000072
Jim Kiick5100036
Larry Csonka6000036
Marlin Briscoe4000024
Howard Twilley300018
Jim Mandich300018
Paul Warfield0300018
Otto Stowe200012
Hubert Ginn1000006
Lloyd Mumphord10006
Earl Morrall10006
Bob Griese10006
Marv Fleming10006
Dick Anderson0010006
Totals26170001102443000385



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