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1967 Kansas City Chiefs

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9-5-0, Finished 2nd in AFL West Division  · 1967 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 10.3, Offense: 6.0, Defense: 4.2, SoS: -0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 408 points (29.1/g), 2nd of 9 in the AFL. Allowed 254 points (18.1/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 154 points (11.0/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 10.6-3.4.

Coach: Hank Stram (9-5-0)

Stadium: Kansas City Municipal Stadium
 Training Camp: William Jewell College (Liberty, Missouri)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Len Dawson* 32 10 14 206 for 357, 2,651 yards, 24 td, 17 int, & 20 rushes for 68 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 5th pick / 1957
HB Mike Garrett*+ 23 1 0 236 rushes for 1,087 yards, 9 td, & 46 catches for 261 yards and 1 td Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 18th pick / 1966
Kansas City Chiefs / 20th / 178th pick / 1966
FB Curtis McClinton* 28 5 0 97 rushes for 392 yards, 2 td, & 26 catches for 219 yards and 1 td Dallas Texans / 14th / 110th pick / 1961
Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 110th pick / 1960
FL Otis Taylor 25 2 0 59 catches for 958 yards, 11 td, & 5 rushes for 29 yards and 1 td Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 29th pick / 1965
Philadelphia Eagles / 15th / 203rd pick / 1965
SE Chris Burford 29 7 0 25 catches for 389 yards, 3 td Cleveland Browns / 9th / 105th pick / 1960
TE Fred Arbanas* 28 5 0 20 catches for 295 yards, 5 td St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1961
Dallas Texans / 7th / 54th pick / 1961
LT Jim Tyrer+ 28 6 0 1 fumble recovered Dallas Texans / 3rd / 22nd pick / 1961
Chicago Bears / 14th / 188th pick / 1961
LG Ed Budde* 27 4 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 4th pick / 1963
Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 8th pick / 1963
C Jon Gilliam 29 6 0 Green Bay Packers / 14th / 161st pick / 1960
RG Curt Merz 29 5 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 31st pick / 1960
RT Dave Hill 26 4 0 New York Giants / 5th / 62nd pick / 1963
Kansas City Chiefs / 24th / 192nd pick / 1963
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jerry Mays* 28 6 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Texans / 5th / 38th pick / 1961
Minnesota Vikings / 11th / 141st pick / 1961
LDT Ed Lothamer 25 3 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 26th pick / 1964
Baltimore Colts / 5th / 64th pick / 1964
RDT Buck Buchanan*+ 28 4 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 1st pick / 1963
New York Giants / 19th / 265th pick / 1963
RDE Chuck Hurston 25 2 0 Buffalo Bills / 12th / 91st pick / 1965
Green Bay Packers / 15th / 206th pick / 1965
LLB Bobby Bell*+ 27 4 0 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 16th pick / 1963
Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 56th pick / 1963
MLB Sherrill Headrick 30 7 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
RLB Willie Lanier 22 Rook 10 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 50th pick / 1967
LCB Fred Williamson 30 7 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
RCB Willie Mitchell 27 3 0 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
LS Bobby Hunt 27 5 0 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Dallas Texans / 11th / 81st pick / 1962
RS Johnny Robinson*+ 29 7 0 5 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 1st / 3rd pick / 1960
 Special Teams Starters
K Jan Stenerud 25 Rook 0 21 of 36 field goals & 45 of 45 extra points
P Jerrel Wilson 26 4 0 41 punts for a 42.4 average, 1 blocked Kansas City Chiefs / 11th / 88th pick / 1963
Los Angeles Rams / 17th / 225th pick / 1963
PR Noland Smith 24 Rook 0 26 punt returns for a 8.2 average and 0 td Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 156th pick / 1967
KR Noland Smith 24 Rook 0 41 kick returns for a 28.0 average and 1 td Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 156th pick / 1967

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
52 Bud Abell 27 14 0 220 6-3 Missouri 12/21/1940 1 5 Kansas City Chiefs / 23rd / 178th pick / 1964
Dallas Cowboys / 17th / 228th pick / 1964
84 Fred Arbanas* 28 TE 14 0 240 6-3 Michigan St. 1/14/1939 5 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1961
Dallas Texans / 7th / 54th pick / 1961
10 Pete Beathard 25 1 0 200 6-1 USC 3/7/1942 3 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 2nd pick / 1964
Detroit Lions / 1st / 5th pick / 1964
78 Bobby Bell*+ 27 LLB 14 0 228 6-4 Minnesota 6/17/1940 4 14 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 16th pick / 1963
Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 56th pick / 1963
61 Dennis Biodrowski 27 7 0 250 6-1 Memphis 6/27/1940 4 3 San Diego Chargers / 18th / 144th pick / 1962
Cleveland Browns / 16th / 221st pick / 1962
86 Buck Buchanan*+ 28 RDT 14 0 270 6-7 Grambling St. 9/10/1939 4 13 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 1st pick / 1963
New York Giants / 19th / 265th pick / 1963
71 Ed Budde* 27 LG 14 0 265 6-5 Michigan St. 11/2/1940 4 11 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 4th pick / 1963
Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 8th pick / 1963
88 Chris Burford 29 SE 13 0 220 6-3 Stanford 1/31/1938 7 6 Cleveland Browns / 9th / 105th pick / 1960
80 Reggie Carolan 28 14 0 236 6-6 Idaho 10/25/1939 5 0 Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 102nd pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 17th / 135th pick / 1961
23 Bert Coan 27 12 0 220 6-5 TCU,Kansas 7/2/1940 5 3 Washington Redskins / 7th / 85th pick / 1962
Oakland Raiders / 14th / 105th pick / 1962
16 Len Dawson* 32 QB 14 14 190 6-0 Purdue 6/20/1935 10 15 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 5th pick / 1957
72 Tony DiMidio 25 t 12 2 250 6-3 West Chester 8/20/1942 1 2 Kansas City Chiefs / 9th / 66th pick / 1964
New York Giants / 5th / 68th pick / 1964
66 Wayne Frazier 28 7 0 245 6-3 Auburn 3/5/1939 5 3 San Diego Chargers / 32nd / 256th pick / 1962
Chicago Bears / 16th / 216th pick / 1961
21 Mike Garrett*+ 23 HB 14 0 191 5-9 USC 4/12/1944 1 16 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 18th pick / 1966
Kansas City Chiefs / 20th / 178th pick / 1966
65 Jon Gilliam 29 C 5 0 240 6-2 Oklahoma St.,Texas A&M-Commerce 10/22/1938 6 6 Green Bay Packers / 14th / 161st pick / 1960
69 Sherrill Headrick 30 MLB 12 0 240 6-2 TCU 3/13/1937 7 7
73 Dave Hill 26 RT 14 0 260 6-5 Auburn 2/1/1941 4 7 New York Giants / 5th / 62nd pick / 1963
Kansas City Chiefs / 24th / 192nd pick / 1963
55 E.J. Holub 29 6 0 236 6-4 Texas Tech 1/5/1938 6 3 Dallas Texans / 1st / 6th pick / 1961
Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 16th pick / 1961
54 Mike Hudock 33 4 0 245 6-2 Miami (FL) 9/29/1934 7 3 Green Bay Packers / 11th / 128th pick / 1956
20 Bobby Hunt 27 LS 14 0 185 6-1 Auburn 8/15/1940 5 6 Dallas Texans / 11th / 81st pick / 1962
85 Chuck Hurston 25 RDE 14 0 240 6-6 Auburn 11/9/1942 2 7 Buffalo Bills / 12th / 91st pick / 1965
Green Bay Packers / 15th / 206th pick / 1965
46 Jim Kearney 24 db 3 3 206 6-2 Prairie View 1/21/1943 2 1 Detroit Lions / 11th / 151st pick / 1965
70 Bob Kelly 27 3 0 270 6-2 New Mexico St. 8/18/1940 6 3 Houston Oilers / 22nd / 176th pick / 1961
99 Ernie Ladd 29 10 0 290 6-9 Grambling St. 11/28/1938 6 4 Chicago Bears / 4th / 48th pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 15th / 119th pick / 1961
63 Willie Lanier 22 RLB 10 10 245 6-1 Morgan St. 8/21/1945 Rook 5 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 50th pick / 1967
15 Jacky Lee 28 5 0 189 6-1 Cincinnati 7/11/1939 7 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 6th / 61st pick / 1960
48 Sam Longmire 24 3 0 195 6-3 Purdue 1/3/1943 Rook 2
82 Ed Lothamer 25 LDT 13 0 270 6-5 Michigan St. 5/20/1942 3 7 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 26th pick / 1964
Baltimore Colts / 5th / 64th pick / 1964
51 Jim Lynch 22 lb 14 3 235 6-1 Notre Dame 8/28/1945 Rook 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 47th pick / 1967
75 Jerry Mays* 28 LDE 14 0 252 6-4 SMU 11/24/1939 6 11 Dallas Texans / 5th / 38th pick / 1961
Minnesota Vikings / 11th / 141st pick / 1961
32 Curtis McClinton* 28 FB 14 0 227 6-3 Kansas 6/25/1939 5 7 Dallas Texans / 14th / 110th pick / 1961
Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 110th pick / 1960
64 Curt Merz 29 RG 8 0 267 6-4 Iowa 4/17/1938 5 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 31st pick / 1960
22 Willie Mitchell 27 RCB 9 0 185 6-0 Tennessee St. 8/28/1940 3 6
25 Frank Pitts 24 14 0 199 6-3 Southern 11/12/1943 2 2 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 32nd pick / 1965
Chicago Bears / 16th / 213th pick / 1965
14 Bobby Ply 27 3 0 190 6-1 Baylor 8/13/1940 5 2 New York Titans / 5th / 37th pick / 1962
Pittsburgh Steelers / 16th / 216th pick / 1962
60 Al Reynolds 29 14 0 250 6-3 Tarkio 2/15/1938 7 3
58 Andy Rice 27 4 0 268 6-2 Texas Southern 9/6/1940 1 3
30 Gloster Richardson 25 13 0 200 6-2 Jackson St. 7/18/1942 Rook 5 Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 50th pick / 1965
42 Johnny Robinson*+ 29 RS 14 0 205 6-1 LSU 9/9/1938 7 12 Detroit Lions / 1st / 3rd pick / 1960
17 Fletcher Smith 24 13 0 178 6-0 Tennessee St. 10/10/1943 1 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 8th / 69th pick / 1966
1 Noland Smith 24 KR 14 0 154 5-5 Tennessee St. 10/20/1943 Rook 2 Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 156th pick / 1967
3 Jan Stenerud 25 K 14 0 187 6-2 Montana St. 11/26/1942 Rook 5
89 Otis Taylor 25 FL 14 0 215 6-3 Prairie View 8/11/1942 2 14 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 29th pick / 1965
Philadelphia Eagles / 15th / 203rd pick / 1965
18 Emmitt Thomas 24 lcb 11 6 192 6-2 Bishop 6/3/1943 1 4
45 Gene Thomas 25 14 0 210 6-1 Florida A&M 9/1/1942 1 3
74 Gene Trosch 22 14 0 277 6-7 Miami (FL) 6/7/1945 Rook 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 24th pick / 1967
77 Jim Tyrer+ 28 LT 14 0 280 6-6 Ohio St. 2/25/1939 6 13 Dallas Texans / 3rd / 22nd pick / 1961
Chicago Bears / 14th / 188th pick / 1961
68 Wayne Walker 23 4 0 230 6-3 NW State (LA) 10/14/1944 Rook 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 13th / 115th pick / 1966
24 Fred Williamson 30 LCB 11 0 219 6-3 Northwestern 3/5/1937 7 5
44 Jerrel Wilson 26 P 10 0 222 6-2 Southern Miss 10/4/1941 4 2 Kansas City Chiefs / 11th / 88th pick / 1963
Los Angeles Rams / 17th / 225th pick / 1963
Team Total 26.6 14 227.6 6-2.6 3.7