1979 Miami Dolphins Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-6
Finishing 1st in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Don Shula (10-6)
Location: Miami, Florida
1979 Miami Dolphins Roster
1979 Miami Dolphins Results

The Miami Dolphins of the National Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses, finishing first in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Dolphins scored 341 points, and the rigid defensive squad conceded 257. Larry Csonka ran for a team-best 837 yards for Miami, and Delvin Williams additionally aided the ground game.

Bob Griese tossed for 2,160 yards. Nat Moore paced the receiving corps, hauling in 48 passes for 840 yards, while Duriel Harris provided receiving help, too.

Neal Colzie and Gerald Small each seized 5 opponent throws.

Don Shula coached the team. The 1979 Miami Dolphins lost in the Division Playoff.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Bob Griese31017656.821607.0144.5165.2512622372.0
Don Strock1005656.08308.366.066.05322278.3
Guy Benjamin4375.0287.000.000.01711093.8
Bruce Hardy100.
Delvin Williams100.
Totals41623556.530187.3204.8225.353 29255


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Larry Csonka2208373.822 12
Delvin Williams1847033.839 3
Gary Davis983833.942 1
Tony Nathan16684.218 0
Bob Torrey13614.717 1
Norm Bulaich9374.12
Bob Griese11302.718 0
Nat Moore3227.318 0
Duriel Harris12020.020 0
Don Strock3186.011 0
Steve Howell382.70
Totals56121873.942 19


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Nat Moore4884017.553 6
Duriel Harris4279819.051 3
Gary Davis342156.318 0
Bruce Hardy3038612.928 3
Delvin Williams211758.338 1
Tony Nathan1721312.535 2
Larry Csonka16754.718 1
Jimmy Cefalo1222318.630 3
Norm Bulaich8536.613 1
Steve Howell3237.711 0
Ronnie Van Lee2147.010 0
Bob Torrey231.50
Totals235301812.853 20


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Uwe von Schamann403690.0292172.499


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
George Roberts69277240.268
Uwe von Schamann13131.031

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tony Nathan2830610.986 1
Mike Kozlowski3217.011 0
Jimmy Cefalo2105.010 0
Charlie Babb100.00
Totals343379.986 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tony Nathan45101622.643 0
Mike Kozlowski48521.228 0
Gary Davis22713.516 0
Totals51112822.143 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Neal Colzie58617.256 0
Gerald Small57414.840 0
Larry Gordon23316.533 0
Norris Thomas22914.524 0
Earnest Rhone2178.510 0
Tim Foley284.00
Bob Matheson12828.028 0
Rusty Chambers144.00
Kim Bokamper133.00
Charlie Babb133.00
Steve Towle100.00
Totals2328512.456 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Uwe von Schamann2136099
Larry Csonka12100078
Nat Moore0600036
Delvin Williams3100024
Bruce Hardy300018
Tony Nathan021000018
Duriel Harris0300018
Jimmy Cefalo3000018
Norm Bulaich2100018
Bob Torrey100006
Gary Davis1000006


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