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1965 New York Giants

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7-7-0, Finished 2nd in NFL East Division  · 1965 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -10.3, Offense: -6.8, Defense: -3.5, SoS: -5.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 270 points (19.3/g), 10th of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 338 points (24.1/g), 10th.
 Differential of -68 points (-4.9/g), 13th.  Expected W-L: 5.2-8.8.

Coach: Allie Sherman (7-7-0)

Stadium: Yankee Stadium
 Training Camp: Fairfield University (Fairfield, Connecticut)

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 Earl Morrall 31 9 14 155 for 302, 2,446 yards, 22 td, 12 int, & 17 rushes for 52 yards and 0 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1956
HB Steve Thurlow 23 1 0 106 rushes for 440 yards, 4 td, & 9 catches for 54 yards and 1 td New York Giants / 2nd / 25th pick / 1964
FB Tucker Frederickson* 22 Rook 0 195 rushes for 659 yards, 5 td, & 24 catches for 177 yards and 1 td New York Giants / 1st / 1st pick / 1965
FL Joe Morrison 28 6 0 41 catches for 574 yards, 4 td, & 3 rushes for 20 yards and 1 td New York Giants / 3rd / 34th pick / 1959
SE Del Shofner 31 8 0 22 catches for 388 yards, 2 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 11th pick / 1957
TE Aaron Thomas 28 4 0 27 catches for 631 yards, 5 td San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 47th pick / 1961
Dallas Texans / 16th / 126th pick / 1961
LT Rosey Brown* 33 12 0 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 27th / 321st pick / 1953
LG Pete Case 25 3 0 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1962
Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 27th pick / 1962
C Bob Scholtz 28 5 0 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 3rd / 27th pick / 1960
RG Bookie Bolin 25 3 0 New York Giants / 5th / 58th pick / 1962
Dallas Texans / 14th / 107th pick / 1962
RT Frank Lasky 24 1 0 New York Giants / 2nd / 26th pick / 1963
San Diego Chargers / 14th / 106th pick / 1963
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jim Katcavage 31 9 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 4th / 45th pick / 1956
LDT Roger LaLonde 23 1 0 Boston Patriots / 8th / 61st pick / 1964
Detroit Lions / 15th / 201st pick / 1964
RDT Mike Bundra 26 3 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 6th / 80th pick / 1962
RDE Andy Stynchula 26 5 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 3rd / 28th pick / 1960
LLB Jim Carroll 22 Rook 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 12th / 155th pick / 1965
MLB Jerry Hillebrand 25 2 0 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 2nd / 10th pick / 1962
New York Giants / 1st / 13th pick / 1962
RLB Olen Underwood 23 Rook 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 14th / 183rd pick / 1965
LCB Spider Lockhart 22 Rook 0 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 13th / 169th pick / 1965
RCB Dick Lynch 29 7 0 4 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 6th / 66th pick / 1958
LS Henry Carr 23 Rook 0 2 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 4th / 43rd pick / 1965
RS Jimmy Patton 32 10 0 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 8th / 92nd pick / 1955
 Special Teams Starters
K Bob Timberlake 22 Rook 0 1 of 15 field goals & 21 of 22 extra points New York Giants / 3rd / 33rd pick / 1965
Buffalo Bills / 13th / 104th pick / 1965
P Ernie Koy 23 Rook 0 55 punts for a 41.2 average, 0 blocked Houston Oilers / 3rd / 18th pick / 1965
New York Giants / 11th / 141st pick / 1965
PR Willie Williams 23 Rook 0 18 punt returns for a 1.6 average and 0 td New York Giants / 8th / 99th pick / 1965
KR Clarence Childs 27 1 0 29 kick returns for a 24.8 average and 0 td Boston Patriots / 20th / 154th pick / 1961

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
61 Ed Adamchik 24 2 0 235 6-2 Pittsburgh 11/2/1941 Rook 2 Buffalo Bills / 21st / 164th pick / 1963
New York Giants / 12th / 166th pick / 1963
73 Roger Anderson 23 8 0 265 6-5 Virginia Union 11/11/1942 1 2 San Diego Chargers / 7th / 51st pick / 1964
New York Giants / 7th / 96th pick / 1964
63 Bookie Bolin 25 RG 14 0 240 6-2 Mississippi 6/17/1940 3 6 New York Giants / 5th / 58th pick / 1962
Dallas Texans / 14th / 107th pick / 1962
79 Rosey Brown* 33 LT 14 0 255 6-3 Morgan St. 10/20/1932 12 7 New York Giants / 27th / 321st pick / 1953
74 Mike Bundra 26 RDT 9 0 255 6-3 USC 6/24/1939 3 5 Detroit Lions / 6th / 80th pick / 1962
28 Henry Carr 23 LS 14 0 190 6-3 Arizona St. 11/27/1942 Rook 7 New York Giants / 4th / 43rd pick / 1965
60 Jim Carroll 22 LLB 14 0 230 6-2 Notre Dame 5/6/1943 Rook 5 New York Giants / 12th / 155th pick / 1965
65 Pete Case 25 LG 14 0 245 6-3 Georgia 12/27/1940 3 6 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1962
Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 27th pick / 1962
48 Clarence Childs 27 KR 14 0 186 5-11 Florida A&M 1/13/1938 1 0 Boston Patriots / 20th / 154th pick / 1961
83 Glen Condren 23 8 0 251 6-4 Oklahoma 6/10/1942 Rook 2 New York Jets / 19th / 147th pick / 1964
New York Giants / 11th / 152nd pick / 1964
54 Tom Costello 24 8 0 220 6-4 Dayton,Miami (FL) 5/23/1941 1 2
89 Bobby Crespino 27 14 0 225 6-5 Mississippi 1/11/1938 4 1 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 10th pick / 1961
Oakland Raiders / 6th / 44th pick / 1961
74 Roger Davis 27 3 0 240 6-3 Syracuse 6/23/1938 5 2 Chicago Bears / 1st / 7th pick / 1960
77 Rosey Davis 24 14 0 260 6-5 Tennessee St. 11/29/1941 Rook 2 Baltimore Colts / 8th / 112th pick / 1965
24 Tucker Frederickson* 22 FB 13 0 220 6-2 Auburn 1/12/1943 Rook 8 New York Giants / 1st / 1st pick / 1965
87 Jerry Hillebrand 25 MLB 13 0 240 6-3 Colorado 3/28/1940 2 5 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 10th pick / 1962
New York Giants / 1st / 13th pick / 1962
45 Homer Jones 24 14 0 215 6-2 Texas Southern 2/18/1941 1 8 Houston Oilers / 5th / 33rd pick / 1963
New York Giants / 20th / 278th pick / 1963
75 Jim Katcavage 31 LDE 14 0 237 6-3 Dayton 10/28/1934 9 5 New York Giants / 4th / 45th pick / 1956
23 Ernie Koy 23 P 13 0 230 6-3 Texas 10/22/1942 Rook 3 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 18th pick / 1965
New York Giants / 11th / 141st pick / 1965
78 Roger LaLonde 23 LDT 11 0 255 6-3 Muskingum 1/6/1942 1 4 Boston Patriots / 8th / 61st pick / 1964
Detroit Lions / 15th / 201st pick / 1964
53 Greg Larson 26 12 0 250 6-3 Minnesota 11/15/1939 4 3 New York Giants / 6th / 81st pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 11th / 87th pick / 1961
71 Frank Lasky 24 RT 14 0 265 6-2 Florida 10/4/1941 1 6 New York Giants / 2nd / 26th pick / 1963
San Diego Chargers / 14th / 106th pick / 1963
43 Spider Lockhart 22 LCB 14 0 175 6-2 North Texas 4/6/1943 Rook 7 New York Giants / 13th / 169th pick / 1965
76 John LoVetere 29 4 0 280 6-4 Compton CC (CA) 5/31/1936 6 2
22 Dick Lynch 29 RCB 14 0 202 6-1 Notre Dame 4/29/1936 7 8 Washington Redskins / 6th / 66th pick / 1958
70 John McDowell 23 14 0 260 6-3 St. John's (MN) 2/12/1942 1 3 Green Bay Packers / 9th / 125th pick / 1964
29 Chuck Mercein 22 13 0 225 6-2 Yale 4/9/1943 Rook 0 New York Giants / 3rd / 31st pick / 1965
Buffalo Bills / 10th / 79th pick / 1965
11 Earl Morrall 31 QB 14 14 205 6-1 Michigan St. 5/17/1934 9 11 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1956
40 Joe Morrison 28 FL 13 0 210 6-1 Cincinnati 8/21/1937 6 7 New York Giants / 3rd / 34th pick / 1959
68 Dave O'Brien 24 10 0 247 6-3 Boston Col. 6/13/1941 2 3 Boston Patriots / 18th / 142nd pick / 1963
Minnesota Vikings / 13th / 171st pick / 1963
20 Jimmy Patton 32 RS 14 0 183 5-11 Mississippi 9/29/1933 10 6 New York Giants / 8th / 92nd pick / 1955
33 Smith Reed 23 10 0 215 6-0 Alcorn St. 6/25/1942 Rook 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 37th pick / 1965
New York Giants / 19th / 253rd pick / 1965
55 Bob Scholtz 28 C 14 0 250 6-4 Notre Dame 12/25/1937 5 6 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 27th pick / 1960
85 Del Shofner 31 SE 12 0 186 6-3 Baylor 12/11/1934 8 4 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 11th pick / 1957
51 Lou Slaby 24 12 0 235 6-3 Pittsburgh 12/13/1941 1 3 Denver Broncos / 4th / 29th pick / 1963
New York Giants / 5th / 69th pick / 1963
72 Andy Stynchula 26 RDE 11 0 252 6-3 Penn St. 1/7/1939 5 4 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 28th pick / 1960
52 Bill Swain 24 14 0 230 6-2 Oregon 2/22/1941 2 3
88 Aaron Thomas 28 TE 13 0 210 6-3 Oregon St. 11/7/1937 4 7 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 47th pick / 1961
Dallas Texans / 16th / 126th pick / 1961
27 Steve Thurlow 23 HB 14 0 222 6-3 Stanford 4/25/1942 1 5 New York Giants / 2nd / 25th pick / 1964
18 Bob Timberlake 22 K 12 0 220 6-4 Michigan 10/18/1943 Rook -1 New York Giants / 3rd / 33rd pick / 1965
Buffalo Bills / 13th / 104th pick / 1965
54 Olen Underwood 23 RLB 10 0 220 6-1 Texas 5/25/1942 Rook 5 New York Giants / 14th / 183rd pick / 1965
64 Mickey Walker 26 4 0 235 6-0 Michigan St. 10/14/1939 4 2 New York Titans / 23rd / 181st pick / 1961
21 Allan Webb 32 3 0 180 5-11 Arnold 1/22/1933 4 2
30 Ernie Wheelwright 26 13 0 235 6-3 Southern Illinois 11/28/1939 1 1
41 Willie Williams 23 PR 14 0 190 6-0 Grambling St. 12/29/1942 Rook 0 New York Giants / 8th / 99th pick / 1965
19 Gary Wood 23 9 0 192 5-11 Cornell 2/5/1942 1 1 New York Giants / 8th / 109th pick / 1964
Boston Patriots / 17th / 132nd pick / 1964
Team Total 25.5 14 227.6 6-2.3 2.8