The Top Ranked Offensive Linemen of the 1970's

 

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The Top Ranked Offensive Linemen of the 1970's

 

Notes:

The ratings on this page comes from AinsworthSports.com's own rating system.  The lower the rating the better.

Players had to complete at least one qualifying season to be included in this list.

A qualifying year is any year that a player participated in 60% of his teams games.

Player's ratings are penalized for every year under 5 qualifying years.

 

Rnk   Player Rating
1   Ron Yary 1.79400
2   Larry Little 2.43320
3   Jim Langer 3.34363
4   Gene Upshaw 3.61400
5   Art Shell 3.75310
6   John Hannah 4.84100
7   Rayfield Wright 5.03878
8   Joe DeLamielleure 5.38657
9   Tom Mack 5.99878
10   Dan Dierdorf 6.20400
11   John Niland 6.33350
12   George Kunz 6.67125
13   Tom Banks 7.24438
14   Len Hauss 7.65988
15   Ed White 9.93470
16   Jon Kolb 10.16310
17   Bob Kuechenberg 10.18680
18   Russ Washington 10.73640
19   Winston Hill 11.21686
20   Forrest Blue 11.40322
21   Leon Gray 11.65914
22   Bob Johnson 11.67144
23   Blaine Nye 12.15400
24   Jim Otto 12.74620
25   Conrad Dobler 12.90886
26   Jack Rudnay 14.05400
27   Rich Saul 14.81010
28   Norm Evans 15.15322
29   Reggie McKenzie 15.99000
30   Gale Gillingham 16.78620
31   Mick Tingelhoff 17.11122
32   Woody Peoples 18.57344
33   Gerry Mullins 19.22156
34   John Williams 20.19590
35   George Buehler 20.74640
36   Ralph Neely 20.79986
37   Bob Young 21.47530
38   Stan Walters 21.95171
39   Jeff Van Note 22.34130
40   Joe Scibelli 24.42150
41   Walt Sweeney 25.25800
42   Ed Flanagan 25.44757
43   Rocky Freitas 26.13738
44   Claudie Minor 26.17933
45   Mike Webster 26.71133
46   Vern Holland 28.17588
47   Carl Mauck 28.24189
48   Bill Lenkaitis 29.08150
49   Jim Clack 29.16478
50   Gene Hickerson 29.16900
51   George Starke 29.44150
52   Bob Brown 29.52250
53   Dave Dalby 29.58750
54   Len Rohde 31.55240
55   Doug France 31.65340
56   Charley Cowan 31.76100
57   Bob Vogel 31.98433
58   Mike Current 32.98011
59   Ken Iman 33.24920
60   Jerry Sisemore 33.42100
61   Bruce Van Dyke 33.83083
62   Randy Rasmussen 33.99680
63   Doug Dieken 34.43689
64   Cas Banaszek 34.51829
65   Doug Wilkerson 34.66080
66   Ray Mansfield 36.39200
67   Bob Kowalkowski 36.71957
68   Rufus Mayes 37.38938
69   Ken Mendenhall 37.61744
70   Mike Montler 37.84488
71   Howard Fest 37.99457
72   Dave Foley 38.10250
73   Greg Sampson 40.72300
74   John Fitzgerald 41.05022
75   Wayne Moore 41.95200
76   Guy Morriss 42.11700
77   Dennis Lick 42.29900
78   Jon Morris 42.31471
79   Doug Van Horn 42.92320
80   Ed Budde 43.57700
81   Terry Hermeling 44.74075
82   Tom Glassic 45.12700
83   Charles Goodrum 45.31400
84   Ed Fisher 45.52700
85   Jim Tyrer 45.55100
86   Bobby Maples 45.93575
87   John Demarie 46.13014
88   Terry Owens 46.68220
89   Dennis Harrah 46.84380
90   Dick Himes 46.90013
91   Revie Sorey 47.71240
92   Tom Rafferty 47.75300
93   Wade Key 48.42522
94   Bill Curry 48.43475
95   Sam Adams 48.69671
96   Tim Stokes 48.71250
97   Bob McKay 49.20413
98   Robert E. Jackson 49.34860
99   Tom DeLeone 49.68013
100   Robert Pratt 49.77283
101   Pat Donovan 50.29800
102   Steve Riley 50.32850
103   Walt Rock 50.36633
104   Bill Lueck 50.41833
105   Larry McCarren 50.51833
106   Noah Jackson 50.70200
107   Dave Taylor 50.80300
108   John Hill 50.96375
109   Herbert Scott 51.97460
110   Pat Matson 52.26750
111   Elmer Collett 52.66729
112   Dave Hill 52.67675
113   Greg Larson 52.85350
114   John Wilbur 53.03025
115   Ron Saul 53.11188
116   Tommy Lyons 53.11917
117   Don Morrison 53.26922
118   Charlie Getty 53.43483
119   Paul Howard 53.45933
120   Harry Schuh 53.46940
121   Gordon Gravelle 53.70167
122   Andy Maurer 54.00525
123   Paul Laaveg 54.31780
124   Glen Ray Hines 54.44425
125   Elbert Drungo 54.61775
126   Ken Bowman 55.15125
127   Tom Neville 55.24756
128   Donnie Green 55.50029
129   Sam Davis 56.66240
130   Robert E. Woods 56.69983
131   Jake Kupp 56.72160
132   R.C. Thielemann 57.26800
133   Roger Finnie 57.46050
134   Mark Nordquist 57.95617
135   Glenn Ressler 58.41840
136   Bob Newton 58.95538
137   Dave Manders 58.98400
138   Emanuel Zanders 59.24660
139   Dave Lapham 59.27783
140   Conway Hayman 59.32740
141   Dave Herman 59.39325
142   Doug Crusan 59.57000
143   Billy Shields 59.65060
144   Chuck Walton 59.74675
145   Ernie McMillan 60.25660
146   Garry Puetz 60.51920
147   John Hicks 61.21125
148   Dave Scott 61.33750
149   Larron Jackson 61.39017
150   Wayne Mulligan 61.67060
151   Brent Adams 61.71200
152   Joe Taffoni 62.38533
153   Tom Condon 62.65733
154   Shelby Jordan 62.67575
155   Milt Sunde 63.22600
156   Randy Beisler 63.36740
157   Willie Young 63.41500
158   Steve Smith 63.65020
159   Marvin Powell 63.93400
160   Glen Holloway 63.98875
161   Len St. Jean 63.98875
162   Bob DeMarco 64.15117
163   Tom Lynch 65.17967
164   John Schmitt 65.20560
165   Steve A. Wilson 65.35225
166   Dennis Nelson 65.42780
167   Jim Yarbrough 65.61588
168   Ted Albrecht 66.49267
169   Mike Kenn 66.71350
170   Jim Nicholson 66.82160
171   Jim Snowden 67.06700
172   Warren Bryant 67.83933
173   Randy Cross 68.17600
174   Bob Kuziel 68.72040
175   John Vella 68.86700
176   Del Williams 68.93775
177   Greg Roberts 69.79600
178   Greg Koch 69.89300
179   Grady Alderman 70.15460
180   Joe Devlin 70.35175
181   Bob Reynolds 70.39800
182   Marv Montgomery 70.48900
183   Chris Ward 70.50100
184   Henry Lawrence 70.93000
185   Bob Asher 71.05875
186   John Didion 71.14440
187   Dan Alexander 71.50900
188   Matt Herkenhoff 71.67733
189   Keith Fahnhorst 72.07283
190   Henry Sheppard 72.27075
191   Rich Coady 72.27560
192   Bob Hyland 72.28329
193   Mal Snider 72.41700
194   Mike Evans 72.47275
195   Russ Bolinger 72.62000
196   Joe Fields 72.88160
197   J.T. Taylor 73.12700
198   Dan Sullivan 73.22600
199   Mark Koncar 73.22600
200   Nick Bebout 73.36457
201   Irv Goode 73.88675
202   Don Macek 73.96250
203   Ken Jones 74.16867
204   Willie Parker 74.75267
205   Ray Schoenke 74.96220
206   Dave Reavis 75.16420
207   Roger Shoals 75.19750
208   Mo Moorman 75.65425
209   Greg Horton 76.46225
210   Larry Brown 76.76300
211   Wes Hamilton 76.79050
212   Randy B. Jackson 77.22460
213   Dennis Havig 77.44680
214   Dan Neal 77.66900
215   Dave Studdard 77.67400
216   Glenn Bujnoch 78.00250
217   Keith Wortman 78.68529
218   John Brown 78.73250
219   Ed Newman 79.24571
220   Lionel Antoine 79.31550
221   Barry Darrow 79.32540
222   Bob Simmons 79.45433
223   Lynn Boden 80.57780
224   Len Gotshalk 80.61820
225   Derrel Gofourth 80.66633
226   Mike D. Wilson 80.70400
227   Ed George 81.08300
228   Dick Enderle 81.42367
229   Jean Barrett 81.52667
230   Jeff Williams 81.91600
231   Wade Griffin 81.94567
232   John Watson 82.13283
233   Terry Stieve 82.52225
234   Bob Svihus 82.54750
235   Charlie Harper 82.97450
236   Dan Peiffer 83.63100
237   J.T. Turner 83.93200
238   Carl Johnson 84.03500
239   Rich Buzin 84.94600
240   Bill Sandeman 85.95200
241   Dan Ryczek 86.04471
242   Craig Hertwig 86.25500
243   Francis Peay 86.25925
244   Ralph Perretta 86.78950
245   Dan Nugent 86.96200
246   John Shinners 86.96229
247   Steve August 87.01450
248   Jackie Slater 87.19350
249   Darryl Carlton 87.38520
250   Tom Funchess 87.54680
251   Homer Elias 87.87300
252   Levert Carr 88.07300
253   Jeff Sevy 88.22875
254   Art Kuehn 88.27925
255   Bill Bryan 88.68100
256   Steve Lawson 88.80950
257   John Ayers 89.38600
258   Ira Gordon 90.50125
259   Melvin Jackson 90.72850
260   Frank Gallagher 91.13667
261   Karl Baldischwiler 91.40800
262   Sam Gruneisen 91.45850
263   Brian Goodman 92.72300
264   Dick Schafrath 92.87250
265   Tom Mullen 93.17775
266   John Yarno 93.52700
267   Clyde Williams 93.57950
268   Fred Hoaglin 95.32557
269   George Goeddeke 95.34700
270   Ron Mikolajczyk 96.45800
271   Tom Brahaney 96.93457
272   Dan Medlin 97.40440
273   Steve Sylvester 97.92960
274   Larry Kaminski 97.97100
275   Ken Huff 97.99020
276   Karl Chandler 98.09120
277   Bob Penchion 98.22775
278   Gordon Jolley 98.37925
279   Bill Hayhoe 98.67800
280   Blair Bush 98.93250
281   Dave Thompson 99.14933
282   Ron Coder 99.28400
283   George Daney 100.69700
284   Mike Schnitker 100.69700
285   Burton Lawless 101.54540
286   Gerry Sullivan 102.82183
287   Mike W. Wilson 103.12600
288   Walt Suggs 103.83100
289   Ron Singleton 104.03100
290   Jim Harvey 104.18450
291   Jim Skaggs 105.04100
292   Ernie Wright 105.24500
293   Morris Towns 105.44700
294   John Ward 105.63800
295   Sid Smith 105.70175
296   Pete Adams 106.10350
297   Dennis Swilley 106.11833
298   Steve Wright 106.30550
299   Henry Allison 106.58550
300   Paul Costa 106.69067
301   Keith Dorney 106.76200
302   Doug Dumler 106.89840
303   Pete Brock 107.14100
304   Greg Kindle 107.29667
305   Bob Van Duyne 107.34000
306   Darrell Austin 107.34280
307   Tom Luken 107.34300
308   Guy Dennis 107.38900
309   Jim Cooper 107.56600
310   John Roman 107.82275
311   Fred Quillan 108.07300
312   Jim Cadile 108.07300
313   Fred Sturt 108.68125
314   Dick Hart 109.69100
315   Ray Pinney 109.82167
316   Jim Copeland 109.99000
317   Rocky Rasley 111.16060
318   Ted Fritsch 111.42157
319   Wayne Mass 112.11100
320   Bruce Jarvis 112.31500
321   Joe O'Donnell 112.51900
322   Jim Miller 112.66850
323   Tom Drougas 113.09980
324   Larry Tearry 113.12300
325   Brad Oates 113.20100
326   Jeff Hart 113.32300
327   George Burman 114.23200
328   Al Jenkins 114.43600
329   Jim Reilly 114.43600
330   Glenn Hyde 114.53925
331   Paul Ryczek 114.61133
332   George Reihner 114.64000
333   Kevin Hunt 115.34200
334   Sam Walton 115.34700
335   Joe Carollo 115.64600
336   Solomon Freelon 115.64600
337   Mike Haggerty 115.85000
338   Errol Linden 116.05400
339   Joe Bostic 117.06400
340   Halvor Hagen 117.36725
341   Royce Smith 117.46300
342   Rod Walters 117.53133
343   Chuck Hutchison 117.61750
344   Bill Reid 118.17500
345   Jerry Sturm 118.32450
346   Dave Lafary 118.50767
347   Charlie Ane 118.77600
348   Steve Young 119.48600
349   Cal Withrow 119.66500
350   Andy Frederick 119.82067
351   David Carter 120.09000
352   Gene Ferguson 120.09200
353   Ted Petersen 120.12367
354   Steve Knutson 120.52767
355   Dennis Franks 120.97800
356   Phil McKinnely 121.10425
357   Kurt Schumacher 121.20100
358   Dick Stevens 121.60925
359   Dan Jiggetts 121.65975
360   John Matlock 122.00900
361   Ernie Janet 122.21300
362   Mike Oriard 122.24467
363   Willie Young (1947) 122.41700
364   Bill Bain 123.02100
365   Brad Benson 123.12200
366   John Mooring 123.55350
367   Mike LaHood 123.89433
368   Frank Marchlewski 124.53800
369   Walt Downing 125.54600
370   Dick Cunningham 126.01533
371   Sam Brunelli 126.65900
372   Jim Pietrzak 126.67420
373   Wally Pesuit 128.23733
374   Ron Lou 128.27100
375   Bob Rush 128.57600
376   Rodney Wallace 128.60767
377   Ralph Wenzel 128.84333
378   Cornelius Johnson 129.31467
379   Tom Alward 129.79000
380   Don Talbert 129.99000
381   Steve Courson 130.34350
382   Lee Gross 130.44675
383   Ken Gray 130.90100
384   Charley Hannah 131.30300
385   Jeff Bleamer 131.57033
386   Jim Hough 131.60600
387   Cody Risien 131.60800
388   Dwight Wheeler 132.21400
389   Remi Prudhomme 132.46450
390   Tom Regner 132.46450
391   Steve Schindler 133.47450
392   Calvin Hunt 133.72900
393   Kent Hill 134.03200
394   Mickey Marvin 134.53500
395   Max Montoya 135.24400
396   Wayne Walton 135.91333
397   Leotis Harris 136.25200
398   Mark Dennard 136.45600
399   Maxie Williams 136.55700
400   Mel Holmes 136.70650
401   Jeff Winans 136.95900
402   Bill DuLac 137.06000
403   Bill Adams 137.86600
404   Al Simpson 138.62550
405   Petey Perot 138.88000
406   Richard Cheek 139.38500
407   Jay Bachman 139.88800
408   Frank Myers 139.98900
409   Ernie Hughes 140.09200
410   Tony Liscio 140.09200
411   Harris Jones 140.24150
412   Eric Laakso 140.49400
413   Ron Hunt 140.69600
414   Jim Vellone 140.79900
415   Mark Markovich 141.77133
416   Bill Ellenbogen 141.90800
417   Pat Howell 141.91000
418   Booker Brown 142.21300
419   Howard Kindig 142.21300
420   Dan Audick 142.51600
421   Phil LaPorta 142.92000
422   Mark Ellison 143.42300
423   Ron Baker 143.67550
424   E.J. Holub 144.33400
425   Doug Davis 144.48350
426   Charles Aiu 144.93800
427   Art Laster 145.04100
428   Amos Fowler 145.49350
429   Bob Lingenfelter 146.15200
430   Rick Nuzum 146.25100
431   Ron Mix 146.45500
432   Roy Schmidt 146.45500
433   Gary Bugenhagen 147.16200
434   Steve Alexakos 147.31150
435   George Collins 147.86700
436   Mike Gibbons 147.97000
437   Ronnie Lee 147.97000
438   Mitch Johnson 148.37200
439   Bob Cryder 148.57600
440   Willie Banks 148.57600
441   Jim Arneson 148.72550
442   Paul Seiler 149.78600
443   Stan Rogers 149.99000
444   Jeff Curchin 150.13950
445   Thom Dornbrook 150.39400
446   Jay Douglas 150.84650
447   Robert Shaw 151.00000
448   Randy R. Johnson 152.00800
449   Carl Schaukowitch 152.11100
450   Gary A. Anderson 152.21200
451   Stan Waldemore 152.21200
452   Rick Sharp 152.61400
453   Bob McCaffrey 152.81800
454   Fred G. Dean 152.81800
455   Will Grant 153.32100
456   Everett Little 153.42400
457   Eric Cunningham 154.03000
458   Ralph Hill 154.33100
459   Gene Sanders 154.63600
460   Greg Fairchild 154.93700
461   Brian Vertefeuille 154.93900
462   Geoff Reece 155.24200
463   Al Dennis 155.54300
464   Chris Morris 155.64600
465   George Seals 156.14900
466   Melvin Mitchell 157.05800
467   Mark Slater 157.06000
468   Warren Koegel 157.06000
469   Cleveland Green 158.27200
470   Jon Giesler 158.27200
471   Mark Donahue 158.47200
472   Gordon King 158.47400
473   Ray Parson 158.47400
474   Pete Perreault 158.62350
475   Doug C. Smith 159.18100
476   Tony Ardizzone 159.48400
477   Kyle Davis 159.88800
478   Vern Emerson 159.88800
479   Bill Cottrell 160.39100
480   Ken E. Brown 160.69600
481   Bruce Walton 161.09800
482   Roy Kirksey 161.80500
483   Allen Gallaher 162.00900
484   Jim Harlan 162.00900
485   Matt Miller 162.51400
486   Chuck Reynolds 162.71600
487   Harvey Goodman 164.33200
488   Craig Robinson 164.63300
489   Fred Rothwell 165.54400
490   Jon Borchardt 165.54400
491   Tom Randall 165.74400
492   Roger Bernhardt 166.25100
493   Travis Roach 166.25100
494   Forrest Gregg 166.95800
495   Jeff Weston 167.36200
496   Roy Simmons 167.36200
497   Ronnie Carroll 167.66500
498   Mike Wellman 169.18000
499   Orrin Olsen 169.18000
500   Gordie Browne 169.22850
501   Connie Zelencik 170.39200
502   Norman Davis 170.49300
503   R.W. Hicks 171.20000
504   Guy Murdock 171.90700
505   Bill Story 172.61400
506   Hank Autry 173.32100
507   George Yarno 173.42200
508   Blanchard Carter 174.02800
509   Lindsey Mason 174.02800
510   Kelvin Clark 174.63400
511   Ken Long 174.63400
512   Louis Bullard 174.73500
513   Greg Dubinetz 175.24000
514   Sam Ball 176.14900
515   Leo Biedermann 176.85600
516   Dave Huffman 178.27000
517   Malcolm Walker 178.27000
518   Mark Meseroll 178.27000
519   Tom Beard 178.27000
520   Keith Eck 178.87600
521   Gary Roberts 178.97700
522   Steve Corbett 178.97700
523   Barney Cotton 179.48200
524   Mike Taylor 179.68400
525   Tom Wickert 180.39100
526   Richard Winther 181.09800
527   Bob Patton 181.30000
528   Bruce E. Davis 181.30000
529   Howard Mudd 181.80500
530   Jeff Toews 182.51200
531   Lee Nystrom 183.21900
532   Wayne Fowler 183.21900
533   Jim Schmedding 183.92600
534   Gerald Skinner 184.63300
535   Vernon Winfield 184.63300
536   Al Krevis 184.93600
537   Buzz Highsmith 185.34000
538   Dave Simonson 185.34000
539   Sam Holden 185.34000
540   Jim Eidson 185.54200
541   Kent Branstetter 186.04700
542   Randy Young 186.14800
543   Terry Falcon 186.14800
544   Tim Vogler 186.75400
545   Dave Middendorf 188.16800
546   Rich Druschel 189.58200
547   Buddy Hardaway 192.41000
548   Bill Fifer 193.11700
549   Daryl White 193.82400
550   John Schuhmacher 194.53100
551   Donnie Hickman 195.23800
552   John Sokolosky 195.23800
553   Steve Kinney 196.65200
554   Tom Forrest 201.60100

 


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