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1963 Houston Oilers

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6-8-0, Finished 3rd in AFL East Division  · 1963 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -4.4, Offense: -1.1, Defense: -3.3, SoS: 0.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 302 points (21.6/g), 6th of 8 in the AFL. Allowed 372 points (26.6/g), 6th.
 Differential of -70 points (-5.0/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 5.3-8.7.

Coach: Pop Ivy (6-8-0)

Stadium: Jeppesen Stadium
 Training Camp: Colorado College (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

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 302 4419 870 5.1 57 24 17 254 261 501 3210 26 33 6.1 169 341 1209 11 3.5 68
Team Defense 372 4581 907 5.1 50 14 18 256 190 424 2600 24 36 5.6 121 446 1981 12 4.4 117
Lg Rank Offense 6 4 8 8 2 1 1 4 8 3 7 7 5 7
Lg Rank Defense 6 6 2 6 7 3 2 5 1 5 7 7 3 7

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 Sat September 7 boxscore L 0-1 Oakland Raiders 13 24 16 318 206 112 10 16 328 249 79 4
2 Sat September 14 boxscore W 1-1 Denver Broncos 20 14 17 290 208 82 2 13 182 76 106 4
2 Sun September 22 boxscore L 1-2 @ New York Jets 17 24 18 393 308 85 3 17 251 191 60 4
4 Sat September 28 boxscore W 2-2 @ Buffalo Bills 31 20 23 353 237 116 3 19 311 123 188 3
4 Sun October 6 boxscore L 2-3 @ Kansas City Chiefs 7 28 12 287 241 46 6 21 337 212 125 2
5 Sun October 13 boxscore W 3-3 @ Denver Broncos 33 24 24 392 274 118 2 13 313 217 96 5
7 Sun October 20 boxscore W 4-3 Buffalo Bills 28 14 13 287 205 82 1 22 381 241 140 5
8 Sun October 27 boxscore W 5-3 Kansas City Chiefs 28 7 19 310 218 92 3 20 352 129 223 7
9 Fri November 1 boxscore L 5-4 @ Boston Patriots 3 45 13 206 187 19 8 15 311 168 143 1
10 Sun November 10 boxscore W 6-4 New York Jets 31 27 23 309 189 120 2 21 354 282 72 5
11 Sun December 1 boxscore L 6-5 @ San Diego Chargers 0 27 14 243 141 102 5 24 349 137 212 4
12 Sun December 8 boxscore L 6-6 Boston Patriots 28 46 22 274 214 60 6 22 325 131 194 2
13 Sun December 15 boxscore L 6-7 San Diego Chargers 14 20 13 289 247 42 4 14 247 85 162 2
14 Sun December 22 boxscore L 6-8 @ Oakland Raiders 49 52 27 468 335 133 2 21 540 359 181 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* 36 K/QB 14 13 6-7-0 224 423 53.0 3003 24 5.7 25 5.9 80 7.1 5.6 13.4 214.5 70.1 1 1
15 Jacky Lee 24 qb 14 1 0-1-0 37 75 49.3 475 2 2.7 8 10.7 38 6.3 2.1 12.8 33.9 38.9
32 Dave Smith 26 14 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
20 Billy Cannon 26 6 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
Team Total 25.8 14 6-8-0 261 501 52.1 3478 26 5.2 33 6.6 80 6.9 5.0 13.3 248.4 64.3 1 1
Opp Total 14 190 424 44.8 2896 24 5.7 36 8.5 6.8 4.14 15.2 206.9 51.4 37 296 5.6 3.2 8.0

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
44 Charley Tolar 26 FB 14 0 194 659 3 33 3.4 47.1 13.9 41 275 6.7 0 33 2.9 19.6 934 3 8
47 Bill Tobin 22 HB 10 0 75 271 4 32 3.6 27.1 7.5 13 173 13.3 1 33 1.3 17.3 444 5 3
32 Dave Smith 26 14 0 50 202 3 16 4.0 14.4 3.6 24 270 11.3 2 36 1.7 19.3 472 5 1
20 Billy Cannon 26 6 0 13 45 0 12 3.5 7.5 2.2 5 39 7.8 0 12 0.8 6.5 84 0 2
16 George Blanda* 36 K/QB 14 13 4 1 0 7 0.3 0.1 0.3 1 0 8
15 Jacky Lee 24 qb 14 1 2 9 0 8 4.5 0.6 0.1 9 0 2
35 Bo Dickinson 28 5 0 1 1 1 1 1.0 0.2 0.2 5 48 9.6 0 18 1.0 9.6 49 1 0
33 Gene Babb 29 MLB 14 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 0.5 0.1 7 0 0
43 Jim Norton* 25 LS/P 14 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 1.1 0.1 15 0 0
87 Charley Hennigan* 28 WR 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 61 1051 17.2 10 83 4.4 75.1 1051 10 0
88 Willard Dewveall 27 WR 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 58 752 13.0 7 35 4.1 53.7 752 7 3
81 Bob McLeod 25 TE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 33 530 16.1 5 38 2.4 37.9 530 5 0
28 Charley Frazier 24 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 16 279 17.4 1 80 1.6 27.9 279 1 0
18 Randy Kerbow 23 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 61 12.2 0 30 0.6 7.6 61 0 1
Team Total 25.8 14 341 1210 11 33 3.5 86.4 24.4 261 3478 13.3 26 83 18.6 248.4 4688 37 34
Opp Total 14 446 1981 12 4.4 141.5 31.9 190 2600 13.7 24 13.6 185.7 4581 36 29

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
23 Bobby Jancik 23 KR/RCB 14 0 13 145 0 56 11.2 45 1317 0 53 29.3 1462
27 Fred Glick*+ 26 PR/RS 14 0 19 171 0 22 9.0 20 451 0 43 22.6 622
20 Billy Cannon 26 6 0 2 39 0 20 19.5 123
77 Rich Michael* 25 RT 14 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
47 Bill Tobin 22 HB 10 0 1 10 0 10 10.0 454
44 Charley Tolar 26 FB 14 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 938
Team Total 25.8 14 32 316 0 56 9.9 70 1824 0 53 26.1 6828
Opp Total 14 34 460 2 13.5 50 984 1 19.7

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
43 Jim Norton* 25 LS/P 14 0 65 2792 68 0 43.0
16 George Blanda* 36 K/QB 14 13 2 1 3 1 8 3 8 4 3 24 9 37.5% 39 39 100.0%
Team Total 25.8 14 2 1 3 1 8 3 8 4 3 24 9 37.5% 39 39 100.0% 65 2792 68 0 43.0
Opp Total 14 23 14 60.9% 46 46 100.0% 68 2897 42.6

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
27 Fred Glick*+ 26 PR/RS 14 0 12 180 1 45 0 0 3 0 0 0
16 George Blanda* 36 K/QB 14 13 0 8 0 0 0
44 Charley Tolar 26 FB 14 0 0 8 0 0 0
40 Tony Banfield*+ 26 LCB 14 0 7 21 0 14 0
23 Bobby Jancik 23 KR/RCB 14 0 3 31 0 19 0 0 3 0 0 0
43 Jim Norton* 25 LS/P 14 0 6 86 0 37 0
31 Doug Cline 25 LLB 14 0 3 16 0 9 0
88 Willard Dewveall 27 WR 14 0 0 3 0 0 0
47 Bill Tobin 22 HB 10 0 0 3 0 0 0
33 Gene Babb 29 MLB 14 0 2 24 0 18 0
20 Billy Cannon 26 6 0 0 2 0 0 0
15 Jacky Lee 24 qb 14 1 0 2 0 0 0
85 Danny Brabham 22 14 0 1 1 0 1 0
30 Mike Dukes 27 RLB 14 0 1 4 0 4 0
41 Mark Johnston 25 14 0 1 90 1 90 0
18 Randy Kerbow 23 8 0 0 1 0 0 0
32 Dave Smith 26 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 25.8 14 36 453 2 90 0 0 34 0 0 0
Opp Total 14 28 29 15 1

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* 36 K/QB 14 13 39 9 66
87 Charley Hennigan* 28 WR 14 0 10 10 60
88 Willard Dewveall 27 WR 14 0 7 7 42
81 Bob McLeod 25 TE 14 0 5 5 30
32 Dave Smith 26 14 0 3 2 5 30
47 Bill Tobin 22 HB 10 0 4 1 5 30
44 Charley Tolar 26 FB 14 0 3 3 18
35 Bo Dickinson 28 5 0 1 1 6
28 Charley Frazier 24 10 0 1 1 6
27 Fred Glick*+ 26 PR/RS 14 0 1 1 6
41 Mark Johnston 25 14 0 1 1 6
Team Total 25.8 14 11 26 2 39 39 9 300
Opp Total 14 12 24 2 1 4 3 46 14 1 372