1961 St. Louis Cardinals Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-7
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division
Coach: Chuck Drulis (2-0)
Coach: Ray Prochaska (2-0)
Coach: Pop Ivy (5-7)
Coach: Ray Willsey (2-0)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
1961 St. Louis Cardinals Roster
1961 St. Louis Cardinals Results

The St. Louis Cardinals of the National Football League ended the 1961 season with a record of 7 wins and 7 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's East Division.

The Cardinals ran up 279 points, and the defense conceded 267. Sam Etcheverry passed for 1,275 yards. Sonny Randle grabbed 44 passes for 591 yards. Bobby Conrad contributed to the receiving game, too.

Prentice Gautt carried the ball for a team-best 523 yards for St. Louis.

Jerry Norton picked off 7 opponent throws.

Chuck Drulis, Ray Prochaska, Pop Ivy and Ray Willsey coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Sam Etcheverry1969649.012756.5147.1115.67870.4
Ralph Guglielmi1165648.39278.054.386.98061.2
Prentice Gautt11654.51009.119.119.12277.8
John Crow14428.6765.417.117.13243.8
Charley Johnson13538.5513.900.0215.41610.9
Bobby Conrad11100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Prentice Gautt1295234.154 3
Frank Mestnik953343.526 1
John Crow481924.017 1
Ralph Guglielmi221014.623 1
Mal Hammack18794.428 1
Sam Etcheverry33732.244 0
Taz Anderson15392.619 1
Hugh McInnis4307.516 0
Bobby Conrad20221.10
Jerry Norton11515.015 0
Charley Johnson1-3-3.0-3 0
Totals38614053.654 8


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Sonny Randle4459113.441 9
Bobby Conrad3049916.650 2
Taz Anderson2239918.178 2
John Crow2030615.335 3
Billy Stacy1224120.180 1
Prentice Gautt1213211.045 3
Frank Mestnik12292.415 1
Hugh McInnis710715.322 0
Mal Hammack57014.026 0
Ken Hall33812.718 0
Pat Fischer12222.022 0
Totals168243414.580 21


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Gerry Perry333090.916743.851
Bobby Conrad44100.010.04


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Jerry Norton85380244.778

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bobby Conrad510320.673 1
Willie West11988.928 0
Pat Fischer4184.513 0
Billy Stacy591.80
Joe Driskill188.00
Totals262369.173 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Pat Fischer1742625.153 0
Willie West1634021.240 0
Larry Wilson48320.823 0
Billy Stacy36020.035 0
Bobby Conrad12828.028 0
Frank Mestnik22713.518 0
Monte Lee11212.012 0
Mal Hammack188.00
Joe Driskill284.00
Totals4799221.153 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jerry Norton713619.447 2
Billy Stacy49523.839 2
Jimmy Hill49223.035 1
Larry Wilson33612.025 0
Dale Meinert26834.041 0
Willie West11414.014 0
Bill Koman188.00
Monte Lee177.00
Joe Robb133.00
Totals2445919.147 5

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Sonny Randle900054
Gerry Perry730051
Prentice Gautt3300036
John Crow1300024
Billy Stacy1002100024
Bobby Conrad021004022
Taz Anderson1200018
Frank Mestnik11000012
Jerry Norton0200012
Jimmy Hill10006
Ralph Guglielmi10006
Mal Hammack1000006
Willie West00010006
Larry Wilson0000012


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