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1961 Houston Oilers

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10-3-1, Finished 1st in AFL East Division  · 1961 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 16.9, Offense: 11.4, Defense: 5.5, SoS: -2.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 513 points (36.6/g), 1st of 8 in the AFL. Allowed 242 points (17.3/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 271 points (19.4/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 12.0-2.0.

Coach: Lou Rymkus (1-3-1) and Wally Lemm (9-0-0)

Stadium: Jeppesen Stadium
 Training Camp: Ellington Air Force Base (Webster, Texas)


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Passing Rushing Receiving
Rnd Pick Tm Pos Yrs From To AP1 PB St CarAV G Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD College/Univ
1 8 HOU Mike Ditka HOF TE 12 1961 1972 2 5 8 56 158 2 2 0 427 5812 43 Pittsburgh
2 16 HOU Tom Goode C 9 1962 1970 0 1 5 33 113 Mississippi St.
3 24 HOU Walt Suggs T 10 1962 1971 0 2 9 47 137 Mississippi St.
4 32 HOU Bobby Walden P 14 1964 1977 0 1 14 28 194 4 7 69 0 0 14 126 0 Georgia
5 40 HOU Monte Lee LB 4 1961 1965 0 0 0 12 39 Texas
6 48 HOU Jake Gibbs QB 0 0 0 Mississippi
7 56 HOU Dick Reynolds T 0 0 0 North Carolina St.
8 64 HOU Houston Antwine DT 12 1961 1972 1 6 10 70 156 Southern Illinois
9 72 HOU Ralph White T 0 0 0 Bowling Green
10 80 HOU Charley Lee C 0 0 0 Iowa
11 88 HOU Bob Bird G 0 0 0 Bowling Green
12 96 HOU Bob McLeod TE 6 1961 1966 0 1 3 18 84 126 1926 19 Abilene Christian
13 104 HOU Gerald Hinton G 0 0 0 Louisiana Tech
14 112 HOU Jimmy King T 0 0 0 Clemson
15 120 HOU Dennis Ferriter C 0 0 0 Marquette
16 128 HOU Larry Wood HB 0 0 0 Northwestern
17 136 HOU Sam Fewell T 0 0 0 South Carolina
18 144 HOU Ike Grimsley HB 0 0 0 Michigan St.
19 152 HOU Myron Pearson HB 0 0 0 Colorado St.
20 160 HOU Lewis Johnson HB 0 0 0 Florida A&M
21 168 HOU Ron Miller QB 1 1962 1962 0 0 0 1 6 17 43 250 1 1 3 27 0 Wisconsin
22 176 HOU Bob Kelly T 6 1961 1968 0 0 0 13 39 New Mexico St.
23 184 HOU Jim Anderson FB 0 0 0 Mississippi
24 192 HOU Ken Gregory E 3 1961 1963 0 0 0 1 30 9 90 0 Whittier
25 200 HOU Jack Kreider HB 0 0 0 Tulsa
26 208 HOU Don Fuell QB 0 0 0 Southern Miss
27 216 HOU Boyd King C 0 0 0 Rice
28 224 HOU John Frongillo C 5 1962 1966 0 0 1 15 54 Baylor
29 229 HOU Tom Lewis E 0 0 0 Lake Forest
29 232 HOU Errol Linden T 10 1961 1970 0 0 8 42 134 Houston
30 240 HOU Jim Stroud T 0 0 0 Rice