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1978 Miami Dolphins (NFL) 2nd place American Football Conference Eastern Division 11-5-0 .688
Head Coach: Don Shula
Assistant Head Coach/DefenseBill Arnsparger
Defensive Backs/PuntersTom Keane
Offensive Line/Running GameJohn Sandusky
Defensive Line/Run DefenseMike Scarry
Receivers/Passing GameHoward Schnellenberger
Offensive Backs/Special TeamsCarl Taseff
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat7/29/1978NPhiladelphia Eagles3-17LCanton, OHFawcett Stadium18355
Sat8/5/1978HSt. Louis Cardinals28-7WMiami, FLOrange Bowl46557
Sat8/12/1978ANew Orleans Saints31-17WNew Orleans, LALouisiana Superdome54105
Fri8/18/1978HMinnesota Vikings30-22WMiami, FLOrange Bowl46316
Fri8/25/1978ATampa Bay Buccaneers24-20WTampa, FLTampa Stadium68132
Sun9/3/1978ANew York Jets20-33LNew York, NYShea Stadium49598
Sun9/10/1978ABaltimore Colts42-0WBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium47730
Sun9/17/1978HBuffalo Bills31-24WMiami, FLOrange Bowl48373
Sun9/24/1978APhiladelphia Eagles3-17LPhiladelphia, PAVeterans Stadium62988
Sun10/1/1978HSt. Louis Cardinals24-10WMiami, FLOrange Bowl43882
Mon10/9/1978HCincinnati Bengals21-0WMiami, FLOrange Bowl54729
Sun10/15/1978ASan Diego Chargers28-21WSan Diego, CASan Diego Stadium50637
Sun10/22/1978ANew England Patriots24-33LFoxborough, MASchaefer Stadium60424
Sun10/29/1978HBaltimore Colts26-8WMiami, FLOrange Bowl53524
Sun11/5/1978HDallas Cowboys23-16WMiami, FLOrange Bowl69414
Sun11/12/1978ABuffalo Bills25-24WOrchard Park, NYRich Stadium48623
Mon11/20/1978AHouston Oilers30-35LHouston, TXAstrodome50290
Sun11/26/1978HNew York Jets13-24LMiami, FLOrange Bowl49255
Sun12/3/1978AWashington Redskins16-0WWashington, DCRFK Stadium52860
Sun12/10/1978HOakland Raiders23-6WMiami, FLOrange Bowl73003
Mon12/18/1978HNew England Patriots23-3WMiami, FLOrange Bowl72071
Sun12/24/1978HHouston Oilers9-17LMiami, FLOrange Bowl70036AFC Wild Card Playoff
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
76John AlexanderDE6'225023Rutgers80
85Terry AndersonWR5'918223Bethune-Cookman40
49Charlie BabbFS6'019028Memphis163
52Larry BallLB6'623529Louisville60
78Carl BarisichNT6'425627Princeton160
73Bob BaumhowerNT6'526523Alabama1616
7Guy BenjaminQB6'320823Stanford30
75Doug BettersRDE6'726022Montana; Nevada-Reno166
58Kim BokamperLOLB6'625024Concordia (Moorhead); San Jose CC; San Jose State1616
34Jim BraxtonFB6'124329West Virginia102
31Norm BulaichFB6'121732Texas Christian163
81Jimmy CefaloWR5'1118922Penn State161
51Rusty ChambersRILB-LILB6'121825Tulane1615
57Sean ClancyLB6'321822Amherst160
44Charles CorneliusCB5'917826Bethune-Cookman160
71Mike CurrentROT6'426733Ohio State1615
27Gary DavisRB5'1020024Cal Poly (San Luis Obispo)141
83Vern Den HerderLDE6'625130Central (Iowa)1616
77A.J. DuheRDE6'424923Louisiana State1310
25Tim FoleySS6'019430Purdue1616
50Larry GordonROLB6'423024Arizona State1615
12Bob GrieseQB6'119033Purdue119
84Bruce HardyTE6'423422Arizona State160
82Duriel HarrisWR5'1117624New Mexico State1615
38Leroy HarrisFB5'922524Fort Scott CC; Arkansas State1511
45Curtis JohnsonRCB6'219630Toledo1512
67Bob KuechenbergLOG-LOT6'225531Notre Dame1615
68Eric LaaksoOT6'426022Tulane160
62Jim LangerC6'225330South Dakota State1616
66Larry LittleROG6'127033Bethune-Cookman1615
32Benny MaloneRB5'1019326Arizona State60
53Bob MathesonRILB6'424134Duke123
80Loaird McCrearyTE6'522725Tennessee State161
60Mel MitchellOG6'226025Tennessee State40
89Nat MooreWR5'918827Tennessee-Martin; Miami-Dade JC; Florida1615
79Wayne MooreLOT-ROT6'626533Lamar169
64Ed NewmanLOG-ROG6'224027Duke129
65Wally PesuitC-OG6'425524Kentucky160
85Bo RatherWR6'118228Michigan30
55Earnie RhoneLB6'222425Henderson State162
4George RobertsP6'018123Virginia Tech160
70Bob SimpsonOT6'523524Colorado50
48Gerald SmallRCB5'1119222San Jose State164
10Don StrockQB6'523028Virginia Tech167
41Norris ThomasLCB5'1117524Southern Mississippi1616
87Andre TillmanTE6'523026Texas Tech1616
56Steve TowleLILB6'223025Kansas1313
21Rick VolkFS6'319533Michigan1613
24Delvin WilliamsRB6'020027Kansas1615
1Garo YepremianK5'817234none160
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Guy Benjamin251QBStanford
Lyman Smith364DTDukefrom NYG
Jimmy Cefalo381WRPenn State
Gerald Small493DBSan Jose Statefrom CLE
Eric Laakso4106TTulane
Ted Burgmeier5111DBNotre Damefrom TB
Doug Betters6163DENevada-Reno
Karl Baldischwiler7178TOklahomafrom CLE
Lloyd Henry7190WRTruman State
Sean Clancy8217LBAmherst
Bruce Hardy9247TEArizona State
Mark Dennard10274CTexas A&M
Mike Moore12331RBMiddle Tennessee State
Bill Kenney12333QBNorthern Coloradofrom DEN
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals1011266877
Opponents Totals24876479
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals270119135169821545.674603
Opponents Totals298120156228820443.199865
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Garo Yepremian0414591.1192382.6098
Nat Moore100000060
Delvin Williams80000048
Jimmy Cefalo30000018
Gary Davis30000018
Duriel Harris30000018
Andre Tillman30000018
Jim Braxton20000012
Norm Bulaich20000012
Bruce Hardy20000012
Leroy Harris20000012
Loaird McCreary20000012
Bob Baumhower1000006
Vern Den Herder1000006
Benny Malone1000006
Gerald Small1000006
Norris Thomas1000006
Kim Bokamper0000012
A.J. Duhe0000012
Team Totals45414591.1192382.62372
Opponents Totals30283093.3142166.72254
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Garo Yepremian192382.60/04/510/115/70/0
Team Totals192382.60/04/510/115/70/0
Opponents Totals142166.71/14/66/83/60/0
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Delvin Williams27212584.6588
Leroy Harris1235124.2512
Gary Davis623135.065t3
Norm Bulaich401964.9632
Jim Braxton20482.4152
Don Strock10232.3120
Benny Malone6183.071
Bob Griese9101.190
Guy Benjamin1-2-2.0-20
Nat Moore4-3-0.840
George Roberts1-7-7.0-70
Team Totals54823664.365t18
Opponents Totals54322614.281t15
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Bob Griese23514863.07617917.612.163t114.7114.718165162682.4
Don Strock1357253.3578256.111.557128.964.497375283.1
Guy Benjamin8675.019111.415.243112.5112.50091112.0
Delvin Williams100.0100.000.000.000039.6
Team Totals37922659.613527077.112.063t246.3184.727238246982.9
Opponents Totals43725658.614932517.412.792t153.4327.341343290862.8
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Nat Moore4864513.44710
Duriel Harris4565414.563t3
Andre Tillman3139812.8333
Leroy Harris252118.4570
Gary Davis242189.1340
Delvin Williams1819210.7420
Norm Bulaich16925.8220
Jimmy Cefalo614524.2433
Jim Braxton44711.8190
Bruce Hardy4328.0152
Loaird McCreary3279.0122
Bo Rather13939.0390
Vern Den Herder177.07t1
Team Totals226270712.063t24
Opponents Totals256325112.792t15
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Tim Foley6122.080
Gerald Small415739.346t1
Rick Volk44210.5240
Charlie Babb36120.3360
Larry Gordon33511.7220
Curtis Johnson3-2-0.700
Norris Thomas26331.553t1
Earnie Rhone242.040
Rusty Chambers14949.0490
Charles Cornelius12121.0210
Steve Towle11414.0140
Kim Bokamper122.020
Bob Baumhower100.000
Team Totals3245814.353t2
Opponents Totals1822412.4330
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
George Roberts81326340.3590922303278034.3
Team Totals81326340.3590922303278034.3
Opponents Totals74274137.0582717341226030.5
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Jimmy Cefalo2882328.3260
Charlie Babb92576.3140
Gary Davis213618.0250
Nat Moore111111.0110
Charles Cornelius1055.050
Team Totals41123418.3260
Opponents Totals42103037.2340
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Duriel Harris2965722.7530
Gary Davis1325119.3270
Terry Anderson715722.4310
Jimmy Cefalo24020.0210
Bruce Hardy22713.5150
Team Totals53113221.4530
Opponents Totals70146921.0390
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Charlie Babb0002200
Bob Baumhower00022131
Jimmy Cefalo310100
Rusty Chambers102200
Mike Current0010100
Gary Davis300000
Vern Den Herder0001190
A.J. Duhe00022750
Tim Foley0001100
Larry Gordon0002200
Bob Griese3000-100
Leroy Harris510100
Bob Kuechenberg0020200
Bob Matheson0001100
Nat Moore100000
Ed Newman0010100
Bo Rather0001100
Gerald Small0012300
Don Strock4101-50
Norris Thomas0001190
Steve Towle0003300
Delvin Williams421300
Team Totals2414102131911
Opponents Totals37211512270
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