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1964 Cleveland Browns

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10-3-1, Finished 1st in NFL East Division  · 1964 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 5.0, Offense: 6.5, Defense: -1.4, SoS: -3.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 415 points (29.6/g), 2nd of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 293 points (20.9/g), 5th.
 Differential of 122 points (8.7/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 9.7-4.3.

Coach: Blanton Collier (10-3-1)

Stadium: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
 Training Camp: Hiram College (Hiram, Ohio)


Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Frank Ryan* 28 6 14 174 for 334, 2,404 yards, 25 td, 19 int, & 37 rushes for 217 yards and 1 td Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 55th pick / 1958
HB Ernie Green 26 2 0 109 rushes for 491 yards, 6 td, & 25 catches for 283 yards and 4 td Green Bay Packers / 14th / 196th pick / 1962
FB Jim Brown*+ 28 7 14 280 rushes for 1,446 yards, 7 td, & 36 catches for 340 yards and 2 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 6th pick / 1957
FL Gary Collins 24 2 0 35 catches for 544 yards, 8 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 4th pick / 1962
Boston Patriots / 1st / 6th pick / 1962
SE Paul Warfield* 22 Rook 0 52 catches for 920 yards, 9 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 11th pick / 1964
Buffalo Bills / 4th / 28th pick / 1964
TE Johnny Brewer 27 3 0 25 catches for 338 yards, 3 td Cleveland Browns / 4th / 41st pick / 1960
LT Dick Schafrath*+ 27 5 0 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1959
LG John Wooten 28 5 0 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 53rd pick / 1959
C John Morrow 31 8 0 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 28th / 336th pick / 1956
RG Gene Hickerson 29 6 0 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 7th / 78th pick / 1957
RT Monte Clark 27 5 0 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 41st pick / 1959
 Defensive Starters
LDE Paul Wiggin 30 7 0 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 6th / 73rd pick / 1956
LDT Dick Modzelewski* 33 11 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 2nd / 16th pick / 1953
RDT Jim Kanicki 23 1 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 7th / 52nd pick / 1963
RDE Bill Glass* 29 6 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 1st / 12th pick / 1957
LLB Jim Houston* 27 4 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 8th pick / 1960
MLB Vince Costello 32 7 0 2 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered
RLB Galen Fiss 33 8 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 13th / 155th pick / 1953
LCB Bernie Parrish 28 5 0 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 9th / 108th pick / 1958
RCB Walter Beach 29 4 0 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 15th / 180th pick / 1960
LS Larry Benz 23 1 0 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RS Bobby Franklin 28 4 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 11th / 127th pick / 1960
 Special Teams Starters
K Lou Groza 40 18 0 22 of 33 field goals & 49 of 49 extra points
P Gary Collins 24 2 0 48 punts for a 42.0 average, 0 blocked Cleveland Browns / 1st / 4th pick / 1962
Boston Patriots / 1st / 6th pick / 1962
PR Walter Roberts 22 Rook 0 10 punt returns for a 13.2 average and 0 td
KR Walter Roberts 22 Rook 0 24 kick returns for a 27.5 average and 0 td

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
49 Walter Beach 29 RCB 14 0 190 6-0 Central Michigan 1/31/1935 4 5 New York Giants / 15th / 180th pick / 1960
23 Larry Benz 23 LS 13 0 185 5-11 Northwestern 1/28/1941 1 5
64 Ed Bettridge 24 3 0 235 6-1 Bowling Green 9/16/1940 Rook 2
83 Johnny Brewer 27 TE 14 0 230 6-4 Mississippi 3/8/1937 3 6 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 41st pick / 1960
32 Jim Brown*+ 28 FB 14 14 232 6-2 Syracuse 2/17/1936 7 23 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 6th pick / 1957
70 John Brown 25 11 0 248 6-2 Syracuse 6/9/1939 2 4 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 55th pick / 1961
72 Mike Bundra 25 9 0 255 6-3 USC 6/24/1939 2 2 Detroit Lions / 6th / 80th pick / 1962
22 Lowell Caylor 23 13 0 205 6-3 Miami (OH) 6/17/1941 Rook 2 New York Jets / 24th / 187th pick / 1963
Chicago Bears / 16th / 221st pick / 1963
73 Monte Clark 27 RT 14 0 265 6-6 USC 1/24/1937 5 8 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 41st pick / 1959
86 Gary Collins 24 FL 14 0 215 6-5 Maryland 8/20/1940 2 11 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 4th pick / 1962
Boston Patriots / 1st / 6th pick / 1962
50 Vince Costello 32 MLB 14 0 230 6-0 Ohio 8/4/1932 7 6
20 Ross Fichtner 26 8 0 185 6-0 Purdue 10/26/1938 4 2 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 33rd pick / 1960
35 Galen Fiss 33 RLB 13 0 227 6-0 Kansas 7/30/1931 8 5 Cleveland Browns / 13th / 155th pick / 1953
24 Bobby Franklin 28 RS 14 0 182 5-11 Mississippi 10/5/1936 4 4 Cleveland Browns / 11th / 127th pick / 1960
79 Bob Gain 35 4 0 256 6-3 Kentucky 6/21/1929 12 2 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 5th pick / 1951
80 Bill Glass* 29 RDE 14 0 252 6-5 Baylor 8/16/1935 6 6 Detroit Lions / 1st / 12th pick / 1957
48 Ernie Green 26 HB 14 0 205 6-2 Louisville 10/15/1938 2 10 Green Bay Packers / 14th / 196th pick / 1962
76 Lou Groza 40 K 14 0 240 6-3 Ohio St. 1/25/1924 18 6
66 Gene Hickerson 29 RG 14 0 248 6-3 Mississippi 2/15/1935 6 8 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 78th pick / 1957
82 Jim Houston* 27 LLB 14 0 240 6-3 Ohio St. 11/3/1937 4 7 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 8th pick / 1960
87 Tom Hutchinson 23 14 0 190 6-1 Kentucky 6/15/1941 1 0 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 9th pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 12th pick / 1963
69 Jim Kanicki 23 RDT 14 0 270 6-4 Michigan St. 12/17/1941 1 5 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 7th / 52nd pick / 1963
44 Leroy Kelly 22 14 0 202 6-0 Morgan St. 5/20/1942 Rook 1 Cleveland Browns / 8th / 110th pick / 1964
52 Mike Lucci 25 14 0 230 6-2 Pittsburgh,Tennessee 12/29/1939 2 3 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 69th pick / 1961
85 Clifton McNeil 24 14 0 187 6-2 Grambling St. 5/25/1940 Rook 1 Cleveland Browns / 11th / 151st pick / 1962
61 Dale Memmelaar 27 14 0 247 6-2 Wyoming 1/15/1937 5 4 Chicago Cardinals / 21st / 242nd pick / 1959
74 Dick Modzelewski* 33 LDT 14 0 250 6-0 Maryland 2/16/1931 11 7 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 16th pick / 1953
56 John Morrow 31 C 14 0 244 6-3 Michigan 4/27/1933 8 8 Los Angeles Rams / 28th / 336th pick / 1956
11 Jim Ninowski 28 3 0 206 6-1 Michigan St. 3/26/1936 6 1 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 49th pick / 1958
78 Frank Parker 25 8 0 270 6-5 Oklahoma St. 10/16/1939 2 2 New York Titans / 29th / 229th pick / 1962
Cleveland Browns / 6th / 79th pick / 1961
30 Bernie Parrish 28 LCB 14 0 194 5-11 Florida 4/29/1936 5 9 Cleveland Browns / 9th / 108th pick / 1958
26 Dave Raimey 24 5 0 195 5-10 Michigan 11/18/1940 Rook 2 Cleveland Browns / 9th / 121st pick / 1963
27 Walter Roberts 22 KR 14 0 163 5-9 San Jose St. 2/15/1942 Rook 0
13 Frank Ryan* 28 QB 14 14 199 6-3 Rice 7/12/1936 6 17 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 55th pick / 1958
36 Charlie Scales 26 14 0 210 5-11 Indiana 1/11/1938 4 0
77 Dick Schafrath*+ 27 LT 14 0 253 6-3 Ohio St. 3/21/1937 5 15 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1959
38 Stan Sczurek 27 14 0 230 5-11 Purdue 3/7/1937 1 3 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 53rd pick / 1962
Buffalo Bills / 24th / 188th pick / 1962
75 Roger Shoals 26 14 0 260 6-4 Maryland 12/13/1938 1 4 Dallas Texans / 34th / 267th pick / 1962
Cleveland Browns / 16th / 223rd pick / 1961
42 Paul Warfield* 22 SE 14 0 188 6-0 Ohio St. 11/28/1942 Rook 16 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 11th pick / 1964
Buffalo Bills / 4th / 28th pick / 1964
84 Paul Wiggin 30 LDE 14 0 242 6-3 Stanford 11/18/1934 7 6 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 73rd pick / 1956
67 Sid Williams 22 14 0 235 6-2 Southern 3/24/1942 Rook 3 Cleveland Browns / 16th / 222nd pick / 1964
60 John Wooten 28 LG 14 0 235 6-2 Colorado 12/5/1936 5 8 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 53rd pick / 1959
Team Total 26.9 14 224.4 6-1.7 4.0