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1962 Houston Oilers

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11-3-0, Finished 1st in AFL East Division  · 1962 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 7.3, Offense: 4.1, Defense: 3.2, SoS: -1.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 387 points (27.6/g), 2nd of 8 in the AFL. Allowed 270 points (19.3/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 117 points (8.4/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 9.8-4.2.

Coach: Pop Ivy (11-3-0)

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

Team Info

Founder/Owner/Chairman/President/CEO Bud Adams
Head Coach/General Manager Pop Ivy
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 387 4971 943 5.3 57 9 14 266 227 475 3229 32 48 6.6 157 457 1742 15 3.8 95
Team Defense 270 4130 880 4.7 52 17 16 217 213 486 2561 18 35 4.9 126 362 1569 10 4.3 75
Lg Rank Offense 2 1 8 1 2 3 2 1 8 3 3 4 3 7
Lg Rank Defense 2 2 1 3 1 8 2 2 2 1 2 3 1 4

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 9 boxscore W 1-0 @ Buffalo Bills 28 23 26 420 216 204 6 15 220 86 134 5
2 Sun September 16 boxscore L 1-1 @ Boston Patriots 21 34 18 461 392 69 5 17 430 207 223 1
3 Sun September 23 boxscore W 2-1 @ San Diego Chargers 42 17 27 432 155 277 1 15 337 292 45 3
4 Sun October 7 boxscore W 3-1 Buffalo Bills 17 14 12 322 251 71 5 13 206 129 77 3
5 Sun October 14 boxscore W 4-1 New York Titans 56 17 24 437 252 185 1 12 140 93 47 6
7 Sun October 21 boxscore L 4-2 @ Denver Broncos 10 20 15 268 201 67 21 387 301 86 1
7 Sun October 28 boxscore L 4-3 Dallas Texans 7 31 17 275 205 70 9 18 313 179 134 2
8 Sun November 4 boxscore W 5-3 @ Dallas Texans 14 6 19 335 194 141 1 18 263 159 104 3
9 Sun November 11 boxscore W 6-3 @ Oakland Raiders 28 20 20 355 203 152 5 8 273 193 80 5
10 Sun November 18 boxscore W 7-3 Boston Patriots 21 17 19 327 228 99 5 15 344 238 106 2
11 Sun November 25 boxscore W 8-3 San Diego Chargers 33 27 10 275 228 47 7 18 394 241 153 3
12 Sun December 2 boxscore W 9-3 Denver Broncos 34 17 19 332 280 52 6 16 245 206 39 9
13 Sun December 9 boxscore W 10-3 Oakland Raiders 32 17 13 271 181 90 2 22 416 197 219 3
14 Sat December 15 boxscore W 11-3 @ New York Titans 44 10 27 461 243 218 4 9 162 40 122 6
Playoffs
Championship Sun December 23 boxscore L OT 11-4 Dallas Texans 17 20 21 359 261 98 5 19 237 38 199 1

Passing

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* 35 K/QB 14 14 11-3-0 197 418 47.1 2810 27 6.5 42 10.0 78 6.7 3.5 14.3 200.7 51.3 3 3
15 Jacky Lee 23 14 0 26 50 52.0 433 4 8.0 5 10.0 98 8.7 5.8 16.7 30.9 68.6
20 Billy Cannon 25 HB 14 0 2 3 66.7 46 1 33.3 0 0.0 40 15.3 22.0 23.0 3.3 149.3
32 Dave Smith 25 14 0 2 3 66.7 34 0 0.0 0 0.0 19 11.3 11.3 17.0 2.4 104.9
44 Charley Tolar* 25 FB 14 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0
Team Total 25.0 14 11-3-0 227 475 47.8 3323 32 6.7 48 10.1 98 7.0 3.8 14.6 237.4 53.9 3 3
Opp Total 14 213 486 43.8 2865 18 3.7 35 7.2 5.9 3.40 13.5 204.6 45.5 32 304 4.9 2.6 6.2

Rushing & Receiving

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
44 Charley Tolar* 25 FB 14 0 244 1012 7 25 4.1 72.3 17.4 30 251 8.4 1 35 2.1 17.9 1263 8 7
20 Billy Cannon 25 HB 14 0 147 474 7 64 3.2 33.9 10.5 32 451 14.1 6 60 2.3 32.2 925 13 5
32 Dave Smith 25 14 0 56 249 1 41 4.4 17.8 4.0 17 117 6.9 2 20 1.2 8.4 366 3 0
15 Jacky Lee 23 14 0 4 1 0 4 0.3 0.1 0.3 1 0 1
33 Gene Babb 28 MLB 14 0 3 0 0 1 0.0 0.0 0.2 0 0 0
16 George Blanda* 35 K/QB 14 14 3 6 0 10 2.0 0.4 0.2 6 0 2
87 Charley Hennigan*+ 27 WR 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 54 867 16.1 8 78 3.9 61.9 867 8 0
88 Willard Dewveall* 26 WR 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 33 576 17.5 5 98 2.4 41.1 576 5 0
81 Bob McLeod 24 TE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 33 578 17.5 6 55 2.4 41.3 578 6 0
89 Bill Groman 26 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 21 328 15.6 3 54 1.5 23.4 328 3 0
28 Charley Frazier 23 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 155 22.1 1 73 0.5 11.1 155 1 0
Team Total 25.0 14 457 1742 15 64 3.8 124.4 32.6 227 3323 14.6 32 98 16.2 237.4 5065 47 17
Opp Total 14 362 1569 10 4.3 112.1 25.9 213 2561 12.0 18 15.2 182.9 4130 28 25

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
23 Bobby Jancik 22 KR/PR 14 0 14 116 0 21 8.3 24 726 0 61 30.3 842
20 Billy Cannon 25 HB 14 0 18 442 0 38 24.6 1367
27 Fred Glick* 25 RS 14 0 12 79 0 17 6.6 1 22 0 22 22.0 101
32 Dave Smith 25 14 0 2 37 0 23 18.5 403
44 Charley Tolar* 25 FB 14 0 2 18 0 18 9.0 1281
81 Bob McLeod 24 TE 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 578
Team Total 25.0 14 26 195 0 21 7.5 48 1245 0 61 25.9 6505
Opp Total 14 27 248 1 9.2 55 1155 1 21.0

Kicking & Punting

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* 35 K/QB 14 14 7 5 4 2 4 2 7 1 4 1 26 11 42.3% 49 48 98.0%
43 Jim Norton* 24 LS/P 14 0 56 2298 55 1 41.0
Team Total 25.0 14 7 5 4 2 4 2 7 1 4 1 26 11 42.3% 49 48 98.0% 56 2298 55 1 41.0
Opp Total 14 31 14 45.2% 32 30 93.8% 72 2801 38.9

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
43 Jim Norton* 24 LS/P 14 0 8 75 0 36 0
44 Charley Tolar* 25 FB 14 0 0 7 0 0 0
40 Tony Banfield*+ 25 LCB 14 14 6 17 0 11 0
20 Billy Cannon 25 HB 14 0 0 5 0 0 0
41 Mark Johnston 24 RCB 14 0 4 31 0 27 0 0 1 0 0 0
75 Don Floyd*+ 24 RDE 14 0 4 50 1 28 0
27 Fred Glick* 25 RS 14 0 3 53 0 31 0
23 Bobby Jancik 22 KR/PR 14 0 2 33 0 24 0 0 1 0 0 0
33 Gene Babb 28 MLB 14 0 2 31 1 31 0
16 George Blanda* 35 K/QB 14 14 0 2 0 0 0
31 Doug Cline 24 LLB 14 0 2 14 0 14 0
30 Mike Dukes 26 RLB 14 0 2 11 0 6 0
80 Gary Cutsinger 22 LDE 14 0 1 3 0 3 0
15 Jacky Lee 23 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
22 Bob Suci 23 6 0 1 22 0 22 0
Team Total 25.0 14 35 340 2 36 0 0 17 0 0 0
Opp Total 14 11 25 8

Scoring Summary

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* 35 K/QB 14 14 48 11 81
20 Billy Cannon 25 HB 14 0 7 6 13 1 80
87 Charley Hennigan*+ 27 WR 14 0 8 8 48
44 Charley Tolar* 25 FB 14 0 7 1 8 48
81 Bob McLeod 24 TE 14 0 6 6 36
88 Willard Dewveall* 26 WR 14 0 5 5 30
89 Bill Groman 26 14 0 3 3 18
32 Dave Smith 25 14 0 1 2 3 18
33 Gene Babb 28 MLB 14 0 1 1 6
40 Tony Banfield*+ 25 LCB 14 14 1 1 6
75 Don Floyd*+ 24 RDE 14 0 1 1 6
28 Charley Frazier 23 14 0 1 1 6
Team Total 25.0 14 15 32 2 1 50 1 48 11 2 383
Opp Total 14 10 18 1 1 1 2 30 14 270