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1960 Houston Oilers

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10-4-0, Finished 1st in AFL East Division  · 1960 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 5.9, Offense: 2.4, Defense: 3.5, SoS: -0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 379 points (27.1/g), 2nd of 8 in the AFL. Allowed 285 points (20.4/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 94 points (6.7/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 9.3-4.7.

Coach: Lou Rymkus (10-4-0)

Stadium: Jeppesen Stadium
 Training Camp: University of Houston (Houston, Texas)


Team Info

Founder/Owner/Chairman/President/CEO Bud Adams
Executive VP/General Manager Don Suman
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 379 4936 930 5.3 45 17 26 262 218 456 3203 31 28 6.7 153 452 1733 15 3.8 83
Team Defense 285 4901 995 4.9 51 26 28 282 271 557 3517 28 25 5.9 164 397 1384 6 3.5 90
Lg Rank Offense 2 1 3 3 4 5 1 2 3 1 2 5 4 6
Lg Rank Defense 2 6 1 1 8 8 8 7 5 5 3 2 1 1

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 11 boxscore W 1-0 @ Oakland Raiders 37 22 25 431 267 164 4 11 295 245 50 1
2 Sun September 18 boxscore W 2-0 Los Angeles Chargers 38 28 22 377 93 284 2 22 357 329 28 4
3 Sun September 25 boxscore L 2-1 Oakland Raiders 13 14 20 334 222 112 5 20 269 164 105 3
4 Sun October 9 boxscore W 3-1 New York Titans 27 21 21 344 176 168 3 25 367 304 63 6
5 Sun October 16 boxscore W 4-1 Dallas Texans 20 10 17 300 233 67 3 21 303 192 111 8
7 Sun October 23 boxscore W 5-1 @ New York Titans 42 28 17 364 287 77 3 23 453 329 124 6
7 Sun October 30 boxscore L 5-2 @ Buffalo Bills 24 25 13 287 116 171 5 17 352 293 59 3
8 Sun November 6 boxscore W 6-2 @ Denver Broncos 45 25 24 467 276 191 26 492 371 121 3
9 Sun November 13 boxscore L 6-3 @ Los Angeles Chargers 21 24 24 386 337 49 5 26 412 261 151 4
10 Sun November 20 boxscore W 7-3 Denver Broncos 20 10 9 360 265 95 2 20 329 248 81 3
11 Fri November 25 boxscore W 8-3 @ Boston Patriots 24 10 22 411 316 95 18 251 243 8 3
12 Sun December 4 boxscore L 8-4 @ Dallas Texans 0 24 14 147 120 27 4 19 344 74 270
13 Sun December 11 boxscore W 9-4 Buffalo Bills 31 23 16 318 206 112 3 20 340 181 159 4
14 Sun December 18 boxscore W 10-4 Boston Patriots 37 21 18 410 289 121 6 14 337 283 54 3
Playoffs
Championship Sun January 1 boxscore W 11-4 Los Angeles Chargers 24 16 17 401 301 100 21 333 143 190 2

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
16 George Blanda 33 K/QB 14 11 8-3-0 169 363 46.6 2413 24 6.6 22 6.1 88 6.6 5.2 14.3 172.4 65.4 1 1
15 Jacky Lee 21 qb 14 3 2-1-0 41 77 53.2 842 5 6.5 6 7.8 92 10.9 8.7 20.5 60.1 81.2
12 Charlie Milstead 23 P 14 0 4 7 57.1 43 0 0.0 0 0.0 30 6.1 6.1 10.8 3.1 75.3
32 Dave Smith+ 23 FB 14 14 3 5 60.0 70 1 20.0 0 0.0 31 14.0 18.0 23.3 5.0 143.7
20 Billy Cannon 23 HB 14 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
89 Bill Groman 24 WR 14 0 1 1 100.0 3 1 100.0 0 0.0 3 3.0 23.0 3.0 0.2 118.7
Team Total 24.5 14 10-4-0 218 456 47.8 3371 31 6.8 28 6.1 92 7.4 6.0 15.5 240.8 69.8 1 1
Opp Total 14 271 557 48.7 3874 28 5.0 25 4.5 7.0 5.94 14.3 276.7 69.7 41 357 5.9 4.9 6.9

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
32 Dave Smith+ 23 FB 14 14 154 643 5 65 4.2 45.9 11.0 22 216 9.8 2 40 1.6 15.4 859 7 4
20 Billy Cannon 23 HB 14 0 152 644 1 39 4.2 46.0 10.9 15 187 12.5 5 88 1.1 13.4 831 6 3
44 Charley Tolar 23 14 0 54 179 3 40 3.3 12.8 3.9 7 71 10.1 0 21 0.5 5.1 250 3 6
31 Doug Cline 22 LLB 14 0 37 105 2 19 2.8 7.5 2.6 4 15 3.8 0 10 0.3 1.1 120 2 2
21 Ken Hall 25 KR/PR 11 0 30 118 0 16 3.9 10.7 2.7 118 0 3
16 George Blanda 33 K/QB 14 11 16 16 4 9 1.0 1.1 1.1 16 4 8
15 Jacky Lee 21 qb 14 3 6 11 0 10 1.8 0.8 0.4 11 0 4
12 Charlie Milstead 23 P 14 0 3 3 0 7 1.0 0.2 0.2 3 0 0
89 Bill Groman 24 WR 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 72 1473 20.5 12 92 5.1 105.2 1473 12 2
82 John Carson 30 TE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 45 604 13.4 4 47 3.2 43.1 604 4 1
37 Charley Hennigan 25 WR 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 44 722 16.4 6 73 4.0 65.6 722 6 1
88 Al Witcher 24 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 34 8.5 1 13 0.3 2.4 34 1 0
84 Jack Atchason 24 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 26 8.7 1 12 1.5 13.0 26 1 0
43 Jim Norton 22 LCB 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.4 5 0 0
86 John White 25 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 18 18.0 0 18 0.3 4.5 18 0 0
Team Total 24.5 14 452 1733 15 65 3.8 123.8 32.3 218 3371 15.5 31 92 15.6 240.8 5104 46 36
Opp Total 14 397 1384 6 3.5 98.9 28.4 271 3517 13.0 28 19.4 251.2 4901 34 42

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
21 Ken Hall 25 KR/PR 11 0 6 72 0 26 12.0 19 594 1 104 31.3 784
44 Charley Tolar 23 14 0 5 40 0 15 8.0 13 249 0 35 19.2 539
20 Billy Cannon 23 HB 14 0 4 96 0 51 24.0 8 266 1 88 33.3 1193
30 Mike Dukes 24 RLB 11 0 4 58 0 20 14.5 58
31 Doug Cline 22 LLB 14 0 3 42 0 16 14.0 162
70 Al Jamison+ 23 LT 14 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 5
Team Total 24.5 14 15 208 0 51 13.9 48 1225 2 104 25.5 6537
Opp Total 14 28 258 0 9.2 46 1096 0 23.8

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
16 George Blanda 33 K/QB 14 11 14 6 5 3 5 3 6 1 3 2 33 15 45.5% 47 46 97.9%
12 Charlie Milstead 23 P 14 0 66 2365 59 0 35.8
21 Ken Hall 25 KR/PR 11 0 6 210 41 0 35.0
Team Total 24.5 14 14 6 5 3 5 3 6 1 3 2 33 15 45.5% 47 46 97.9% 72 2575 59 0 35.8
Opp Total 14 27 12 44.4% 32 29 90.6% 68 2523 37.1

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
16 George Blanda 33 K/QB 14 11 0 8 0 0 0
44 Charley Tolar 23 14 0 0 6 0 0 0
24 Julian Spence 31 RS 14 0 4 5 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 0
41 Mark Johnston+ 22 RCB 14 0 4 42 0 33 0
15 Jacky Lee 21 qb 14 3 0 4 0 0 0
50 Dennit Morris 24 MLB 14 0 4 32 0 26 0
32 Dave Smith+ 23 FB 14 14 0 4 0 0 0
40 Tony Banfield 23 11 0 3 22 0 22 0
20 Billy Cannon 23 HB 14 0 0 3 0 0 0
47 Bobby Gordon 25 LS 13 0 3 45 0 27 0
21 Ken Hall 25 KR/PR 11 0 0 3 0 0 0
31 Doug Cline 22 LLB 14 0 0 2 0 0 0
30 Mike Dukes 24 RLB 11 0 2 34 0 29 0
89 Bill Groman 24 WR 14 0 0 2 0 0 0
34 Charlie Kendall 25 14 0 2 10 0 10 0
76 Dalva Allen 25 LDE 14 0 1 0 0 0 0
82 John Carson 30 TE 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
37 Charley Hennigan 25 WR 11 0 0 1 0 0 0
70 Al Jamison+ 23 LT 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
43 Jim Norton 22 LCB 13 0 1 0 0 0 0
88 Al Witcher 24 14 0 1 0 0 0 0
Team Total 24.5 14 25 190 0 33 0 0 36 0 0 0
Opp Total 14 22 42 16

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
16 George Blanda 33 K/QB 14 11 4 4 46 15 115
89 Bill Groman 24 WR 14 0 12 12 72
20 Billy Cannon 23 HB 14 0 1 5 1 7 42
32 Dave Smith+ 23 FB 14 14 5 2 7 42
37 Charley Hennigan 25 WR 11 0 6 6 36
82 John Carson 30 TE 14 0 4 4 24
44 Charley Tolar 23 14 0 3 3 18
31 Doug Cline 22 LLB 14 0 2 2 12
84 Jack Atchason 24 2 0 1 1 6
21 Ken Hall 25 KR/PR 11 0 1 1 6
88 Al Witcher 24 14 0 1 1 6
Team Total 24.5 14 15 31 2 48 46 15 379
Opp Total 14 6 28 2 29 12 285