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1964 New York Jets

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5-8-1, Finished 3rd in AFL East Division  · 1964 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -2.3, Offense: -3.6, Defense: 1.2, SoS: 0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 278 points (19.9/g), 7th of 8 in the AFL. Allowed 315 points (22.5/g), 5th.
 Differential of -37 points (-2.6/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 6.0-8.0.

Coach: Weeb Ewbank (5-8-1)

Stadium: Shea Stadium
 Training Camp: Peekskill Military Academy (Peekskill, New York)

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 Dick Wood 28 2 12 169 for 358, 2,298 yards, 17 td, 25 int, & 9 rushes for 6 yards and 1 td Baltimore Colts / 12th / 144th pick / 1959
HB Bill Mathis 26 4 0 105 rushes for 305 yards, 4 td, & 4 catches for 39 yards and 0 td San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 88th pick / 1960
FB Matt Snell* 23 Rook 0 215 rushes for 948 yards, 5 td, & 56 catches for 393 yards and 1 td New York Jets / 1st / 3rd pick / 1964
New York Giants / 4th / 49th pick / 1964
FL Don Maynard 29 6 0 46 catches for 847 yards, 8 td, & 3 rushes for 3 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 9th / 109th pick / 1957
SE Bake Turner 24 2 0 58 catches for 974 yards, 9 td Baltimore Colts / 12th / 163rd pick / 1962
TE Gene Heeter 23 1 0 13 catches for 153 yards, 1 td San Diego Chargers / 8th / 58th pick / 1963
LT Winston Hill* 23 1 14 Baltimore Colts / 11th / 145th pick / 1963
LG Dan Ficca 25 2 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 53rd pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 29th / 231st pick / 1961
C Mike Hudock 30 4 0 Green Bay Packers / 11th / 128th pick / 1956
RG Sam DeLuca 28 4 0 New York Giants / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1957
RT Sherman Plunkett* 31 6 0 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 71st pick / 1956
 Defensive Starters
LDE Bert Wilder 25 Rook 0 New York Titans / 14th / 109th pick / 1962
Los Angeles Rams / 11th / 143rd pick / 1962
LDT Paul Rochester 26 4 0
RDT Gordy Holz 31 4 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 23rd / 270th pick / 1955
RDE LaVerne Torczon 28 4 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 18th / 211th pick / 1957
LLB Ralph Baker 22 Rook 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 38th pick / 1964
New York Jets / 6th / 43rd pick / 1964
MLB Wahoo McDaniel 26 4 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RLB Larry Grantham*+ 26 4 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 15th / 178th pick / 1960
LCB Mark Johnston 26 4 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
RCB Clyde Washington 26 4 0 Cleveland Browns / 10th / 116th pick / 1960
LS Dainard Paulson* 27 3 0 12 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RS Bill Baird 25 1 0 8 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Jim Turner 23 Rook 0 13 of 27 field goals & 33 of 33 extra points Washington Redskins / 19th / 259th pick / 1963
P Curley Johnson 29 4 0 79 punts for a 41.3 average, 2 blocked Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 77th pick / 1957
PR Bill Baird 25 1 0 18 punt returns for a 9.4 average and 0 td
KR Jim Evans 25 Rook 1 13 kick returns for a 19.9 average and 0 td New York Jets / 4th / 27th pick / 1964
Dallas Cowboys / 6th / 83rd pick / 1964

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
46 Bill Baird 25 PR 14 0 180 5-10 San Francisco St. 3/1/1939 1 7
51 Ralph Baker 22 LLB 14 0 228 6-3 Penn St. 8/25/1942 Rook 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 38th pick / 1964
New York Jets / 6th / 43rd pick / 1964
62 Ed Cummings 23 11 0 232 6-3 Stanford 6/29/1941 Rook 3
65 Sam DeLuca 28 RG 11 0 250 6-2 South Carolina 5/2/1936 4 5 New York Giants / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1957
80 Jim Evans 25 KR 12 1 190 6-1 Texas-El Paso 10/24/1939 Rook 1 New York Jets / 4th / 27th pick / 1964
Dallas Cowboys / 6th / 83rd pick / 1964
61 Dan Ficca 25 LG 14 0 245 6-1 USC 2/7/1939 2 5 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 53rd pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 29th / 231st pick / 1961
60 Larry Grantham*+ 26 RLB 14 0 210 6-0 Mississippi 9/16/1938 4 11 Baltimore Colts / 15th / 178th pick / 1960
85 Gene Heeter 23 TE 14 0 230 6-4 West Virginia 4/19/1941 1 1 San Diego Chargers / 8th / 58th pick / 1963
67 Dave Herman 23 5 0 255 6-1 Michigan St. 9/3/1941 Rook 2 New York Giants / 8th / 110th pick / 1963
New York Jets / 27th / 211th pick / 1963
75 Winston Hill* 23 LT 14 14 270 6-4 Texas Southern 10/23/1941 1 7 Baltimore Colts / 11th / 145th pick / 1963
74 Gordy Holz 31 RDT 14 0 260 6-4 Minnesota 5/24/1933 4 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 23rd / 270th pick / 1955
52 Mike Hudock 30 C 11 0 245 6-2 Miami (FL) 9/29/1934 4 5 Green Bay Packers / 11th / 128th pick / 1956
33 Curley Johnson 29 P 14 0 215 6-0 Houston 7/2/1935 4 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 77th pick / 1957
23 Mark Johnston 26 LCB 8 0 203 6-0 Northwestern 3/4/1938 4 5
84 Al Lawson 23 1 0 190 5-11 Delaware St. 6/6/1941 Rook 0
18 Pete Liske 22 qb 2 1 200 6-3 Penn St. 5/24/1942 Rook 0 New York Jets / 15th / 115th pick / 1963
Philadelphia Eagles / 10th / 130th pick / 1963
89 Dee Mackey 30 14 0 235 6-5 Texas A&M-Commerce 10/16/1934 4 2 San Francisco 49ers / 24th / 287th pick / 1958
31 Bill Mathis 26 HB 14 0 220 6-1 Clemson 12/10/1938 4 3 San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 88th pick / 1960
13 Don Maynard 29 FL 14 0 180 6-0 Rice,Texas-El Paso 1/25/1935 6 8 New York Giants / 9th / 109th pick / 1957
88 Bob McAdams 25 14 0 250 6-3 North Carolina Central 11/1/1939 1 3 New York Giants / 17th / 237th pick / 1963
70 Jim McCusker 28 14 0 246 6-2 Pittsburgh 5/19/1936 6 3 Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 14th pick / 1958
54 Wahoo McDaniel 26 MLB 12 0 235 6-1 Oklahoma 6/19/1938 4 7
26 Bill Pashe 24 4 0 185 5-11 George Washington 8/5/1940 Rook 2 New York Giants / 18th / 250th pick / 1963
40 Dainard Paulson* 27 LS 14 0 190 6-0 Oregon St. 5/15/1937 3 11
64 Pete Perreault 25 14 0 248 6-3 Boston Univ. 3/1/1939 1 3
81 Gerry Philbin 23 6 0 245 6-2 Buffalo 7/31/1941 Rook 3 New York Jets / 3rd / 19th pick / 1964
Detroit Lions / 3rd / 33rd pick / 1964
79 Sherman Plunkett* 31 RT 14 0 290 6-4 Md-Eastern Shore 4/7/1933 6 7 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 71st pick / 1956
83 Bill Rademacher 22 6 0 190 6-1 Northern Michigan 5/13/1942 Rook 0
72 Paul Rochester 26 LDT 14 0 255 6-2 Michigan St. 7/15/1938 4 6
63 Bob Rowley 23 6 0 235 6-2 Virginia 9/16/1941 1 3
56 John Schmitt 22 2 0 250 6-4 Hofstra 11/12/1942 Rook 2
30 Mark Smolinski 25 14 0 215 6-1 Wyoming 5/9/1939 3 1
41 Matt Snell* 23 FB 14 0 219 6-2 Ohio St. 8/18/1941 Rook 11 New York Jets / 1st / 3rd pick / 1964
New York Giants / 4th / 49th pick / 1964
25 Marshall Starks 25 4 0 195 6-0 Illinois 3/6/1939 1 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 106th pick / 1961
17 Mike Taliaferro 23 14 1 202 6-2 Illinois 7/26/1941 Rook 1 New York Giants / 10th / 138th pick / 1963
New York Jets / 28th / 219th pick / 1963
87 LaVerne Torczon 28 RDE 14 0 250 6-3 Nebraska 1/1/1936 4 7 Cleveland Browns / 18th / 211th pick / 1957
29 Bake Turner 24 SE 14 0 179 6-1 Texas Tech 7/22/1940 2 9 Baltimore Colts / 12th / 163rd pick / 1962
11 Jim Turner 23 K 14 0 205 6-2 Utah St. 3/28/1941 Rook 3 Washington Redskins / 19th / 259th pick / 1963
43 Vince Turner 22 6 0 190 5-11 Missouri 12/31/1942 Rook 2 Baltimore Colts / 9th / 120th pick / 1964
42 Clyde Washington 26 RCB 8 0 197 6-1 Purdue 3/21/1938 4 5 Cleveland Browns / 10th / 116th pick / 1960
86 Bob Watters 29 5 0 247 6-4 Lincoln (MO) 9/25/1935 2 3 New York Giants / 28th / 334th pick / 1958
22 Willie West 26 3 0 190 5-10 Oregon 5/1/1938 4 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 37th pick / 1960
82 Bert Wilder 25 LDE 14 0 245 6-3 North Carolina St. 4/14/1939 Rook 6 New York Titans / 14th / 109th pick / 1962
Los Angeles Rams / 11th / 143rd pick / 1962
19 Dick Wood 28 QB 13 12 205 6-5 Auburn 2/29/1936 2 6 Baltimore Colts / 12th / 144th pick / 1959
Team Total 25.4 14 222.6 6-1.7 2.1