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1964 Houston Oilers

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4-10-0, Finished 4th in AFL East Division  · 1964 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -2.8, Offense: -0.8, Defense: -2.0, SoS: 0.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 310 points (22.1/g), 5th of 8 in the AFL. Allowed 355 points (25.4/g), 7th.
 Differential of -45 points (-3.2/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 5.9-8.1.

Coach: Sammy Baugh (4-10-0)

Stadium: Jeppesen Stadium
 Training Camp: Houston Oilers Training Facility (Houston, Texas)

Team Info

Founder/Owner/Chairman/President/CEO Bud Adams
General Manager Carroll Martin
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 310 4874 942 5.2 44 15 18 284 299 592 3527 19 29 5.7 186 327 1347 14 4.1 80
Team Defense 355 5241 896 5.8 38 8 14 276 229 433 3280 24 30 7.2 159 438 1961 18 4.5 103
Lg Rank Offense 5 3 5 4 1 1 1 5 3 6 8 7 2 4
Lg Rank Defense 7 8 7 8 8 1 8 5 4 8 8 7 6 7

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sat September 12 boxscore L 0-1 @ San Diego Chargers 21 27 28 361 240 121 1 22 328 235 93 1
2 Sat September 19 boxscore W 1-1 Oakland Raiders 42 28 21 378 206 172 4 23 364 271 93 5
3 Sun September 27 boxscore W 2-1 @ Denver Broncos 38 17 24 436 312 124 2 24 371 258 113 4
3 Sun October 4 boxscore L 2-2 @ Kansas City Chiefs 7 28 12 254 182 72 7 12 413 309 104 3
5 Sun October 11 boxscore L 2-3 Buffalo Bills 17 48 8 137 93 44 2 22 565 405 160 5
5 Sat October 17 boxscore L 2-4 @ New York Jets 21 24 19 338 238 100 2 18 370 152 218 1
7 Sun October 25 boxscore L 2-5 San Diego Chargers 17 20 22 398 304 94 2 20 345 243 102 2
8 Sun November 1 boxscore L 2-6 @ Buffalo Bills 10 24 27 428 393 35 4 18 397 107 290 4
9 Fri November 6 boxscore L 2-7 @ Boston Patriots 24 25 22 413 329 84 1 21 440 247 193 2
10 Sun November 15 boxscore L 2-8 @ Oakland Raiders 10 20 18 388 288 100 3 13 281 94 187 2
11 Sun November 22 boxscore L 2-9 Kansas City Chiefs 19 28 20 311 266 45 3 20 372 188 184 1
12 Sun November 29 boxscore L 2-10 Boston Patriots 17 34 18 356 312 44 5 15 421 333 88 1
13 Sun December 13 boxscore W 3-10 New York Jets 33 17 21 377 141 236 1 13 260 178 82 4
14 Sun December 20 boxscore W 4-10 Denver Broncos 34 15 16 298 218 80 6 26 327 260 67 3

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player 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 SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
16 George Blanda 37 K/QB 14 13 4-9-0 262 505 51.9% 3287 17 3.4 27 5.3 80 6.5 4.8 12.5 234.8 61.4
10 Don Trull 23 qb 14 1 0-1-0 36 86 41.9% 439 1 1.2 2 2.3 36 5.1 4.3 12.2 31.4 52.4
42 Sid Blanks* 24 HB 14 0 1 1 100.0% 8 1 100.0 0 0.0 8 8.0 28.0 8.0 0.6 139.6
Team Total 25.8 14 4-10-0 299 592 50.5% 3734 19 3.2 29 4.9 80 6.3 4.7 12.5 266.7 60.7 0 0
Opp Total 14 229 433 52.9% 3469 24 5.5 30 6.9 8.0 6.00 15.1 247.8 69.1 25 189 7.2 5.3 5.5

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player 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
42 Sid Blanks* 24 HB 14 0 145 756 6 91 5.2 54.0 10.4 56 497 8.9 1 45 4.0 35.5 1253 7 5
44 Charley Tolar 27 FB 14 0 139 515 4 40 3.7 36.8 9.9 35 244 7.0 0 52 2.5 17.4 759 4 2
10 Don Trull 23 qb 14 1 12 42 0 15 3.5 3.0 0.9 42 0 2
32 Dave Smith 27 9 0 8 16 0 8 2.0 1.8 0.9 7 38 5.4 0 15 0.8 4.2 54 0 1
25 Ode Burrell 25 7 0 8 10 0 5 1.3 1.4 1.1 5 73 14.6 0 36 0.7 10.4 83 0 3
46 Bobby Jackson 24 6 0 8 11 3 5 1.4 1.8 1.3 11 3 0
16 George Blanda 37 K/QB 14 13 4 -2 0 6 -0.5 -0.1 0.3 0 -7 0 -7 0.0 -0.5 -9 0 7
34 Dalton Hoffman 23 5 0 2 3 1 2 1.5 0.6 0.4 1 1 1.0 0 1 0.2 0.2 4 1 0
28 Charley Frazier 25 WR 11 0 1 -4 0 -4 -4.0 -0.4 0.1 29 404 13.9 1 46 2.6 36.7 400 1 0
87 Charley Hennigan*+ 29 WR 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 101 1546 15.3 8 53 7.2 110.4 1546 8 1
88 Willard Dewveall 28 TE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 38 552 14.5 4 60 2.7 39.4 552 4 1
83 Willie Frazier 22 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 11 227 20.6 2 80 0.8 16.2 227 2 0
81 Bob McLeod 26 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 81 10.1 2 20 0.6 5.8 81 2 0
89 Dobie Craig 26 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 46 11.5 1 25 0.6 6.6 46 1 0
84 Johnny Baker 23 RLB 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 18 9.0 0 10 0.1 1.3 18 0 0
66 Sonny Bishop 25 RT 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.1 0.0 0 0 0
23 Bobby Jancik 24 KR/PR/RCB 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 14 14.0 0 14 0.1 1.0 14 0 2
Team Total 25.8 14 327 1347 14 91 4.1 96.2 23.4 299 3734 12.5 19 80 21.4 266.7 5081 33 24
Opp Total 14 438 1961 18 4.5 140.1 31.3 229 3280 14.3 24 16.4 234.3 5241 42 21

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
23 Bobby Jancik 24 KR/PR/RCB 14 0 12 220 1 82 18.3 21 488 0 42 23.2 722
25 Ode Burrell 25 7 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 17 449 1 93 26.4 532
22 Benny Nelson 23 14 0 13 304 0 47 23.4 304
42 Sid Blanks* 24 HB 14 0 9 207 0 32 23.0 1460
27 Fred Glick* 27 RS 14 0 6 32 0 12 5.3 1 27 0 27 27.0 59
34 Dalton Hoffman 23 5 0 2 52 0 30 26.0 56
46 Bobby Jackson 24 6 0 2 32 0 18 16.0 43
83 Willie Frazier 22 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 227
Team Total 25.8 14 19 252 1 82 13.3 66 1559 1 93 23.6 6892
Opp Total 14 33 295 0 8.9 53 978 0 18.5

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player 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 37 K/QB 14 13 4 3 7 3 4 3 12 4 2 29 13 44.8%% 38 37 97.4%%
43 Jim Norton 26 P 14 0 55 2267 79 2 41.2
Team Total 25.8 14 4 3 7 3 4 3 12 4 2 29 13 44.8%% 38 37 97.4%% 55 2267 79 2 41.2
Opp Total 14 30 14 46.7%% 43 41 95.3%% 56 2190 39.1

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
47 Pete Jaquess* 24 LCB 14 0 8 141 1 98 0
16 George Blanda 37 K/QB 14 13 0 7 0 0 0
42 Sid Blanks* 24 HB 14 0 0 5 0 0 0
27 Fred Glick* 27 RS 14 0 5 54 0 27 0
33 W.K. Hicks 22 LS 14 0 5 89 0 62 0
23 Bobby Jancik 24 KR/PR/RCB 14 0 3 16 0 16 0 0 2 0 0 0
25 Ode Burrell 25 7 0 0 3 0 0 0
70 Scott Appleton 22 LDE 14 0 2 11 0 11 0
43 Jim Norton 26 P 14 0 2 31 0 31 0
52 Sammy Odom 23 14 0 2 22 0 22 0
44 Charley Tolar 27 FB 14 0 0 2 0 0 0
10 Don Trull 23 qb 14 1 0 2 0 0 0
84 Johnny Baker 23 RLB 14 0 1 17 1 17 0
88 Willard Dewveall 28 TE 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
87 Charley Hennigan*+ 29 WR 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
22 Benny Nelson 23 14 0 1 45 1 45 0
30 Charlie Rieves 25 8 0 1 3 0 3 0
32 Dave Smith 27 9 0 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 25.8 14 30 437 3 98 0 0 24 0 0 0
Opp Total 14 23 21 13

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
16 George Blanda 37 K/QB 14 13 37 13 76
87 Charley Hennigan*+ 29 WR 14 0 8 8 48
42 Sid Blanks* 24 HB 14 0 6 1 7 42
88 Willard Dewveall 28 TE 14 0 4 4 24
44 Charley Tolar 27 FB 14 0 4 4 24
46 Bobby Jackson 24 6 0 3 3 18
83 Willie Frazier 22 14 0 2 2 12
81 Bob McLeod 26 14 0 2 2 12
84 Johnny Baker 23 RLB 14 0 1 1 6
25 Ode Burrell 25 7 0 1 1 6
89 Dobie Craig 26 7 0 1 1 6
75 Don Floyd 26 RDE 14 0 1 1 6
28 Charley Frazier 25 WR 11 0 1 1 6
34 Dalton Hoffman 23 5 0 1 1 6
23 Bobby Jancik 24 KR/PR/RCB 14 0 1 1 6
47 Pete Jaquess* 24 LCB 14 0 1 1 6
22 Benny Nelson 23 14 0 1 1 6
Team Total 25.8 14 14 19 1 1 3 1 39 37 13 310
Opp Total 14 18 24 3 41 14 355

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1964-09-12 @ SDG L, 21-27 2 2 pass Willie Frazier 2 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
2 1964-09-12 @ SDG L, 21-27 3 5 pass Bob McLeod 5 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
3 1964-09-12 @ SDG L, 21-27 4 1 rush Bobby Jackson 1 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
4 1964-09-19 OAK W, 42-28 1 3 rush Charley Tolar 3 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
5 1964-09-19 OAK W, 42-28 1 1 rush Bobby Jackson 1 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
6 1964-09-19 OAK W, 42-28 2 95 interception Pete Jaquess 95 yard interception return (George Blanda kick)
7 1964-09-19 OAK W, 42-28 2 30 pass Charley Hennigan 30 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
8 1964-09-19 OAK W, 42-28 3 1 rush Bobby Jackson 1 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
9 1964-09-19 OAK W, 42-28 3 45 interception Benny Nelson 45 yard interception return (George Blanda kick)
10 1964-09-27 @ DEN W, 38-17 1 10 pass Willard Dewveall 10 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
11 1964-09-27 @ DEN W, 38-17 1 23 rush Charley Tolar 23 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
12 1964-09-27 @ DEN W, 38-17 2 3 pass Dobie Craig 3 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
13 1964-09-27 @ DEN W, 38-17 2 17 interception Johnny Baker 17 yard interception return (George Blanda kick)
14 1964-09-27 @ DEN W, 38-17 4 3 rush Sid Blanks 3 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
15 1964-10-04 @ KAN L, 7-28 4 4 pass Sid Blanks 4 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
16 1964-10-11 BUF L, 17-48 1 4 rush Sid Blanks 4 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
17 1964-10-11 BUF L, 17-48 3 53 pass Charley Hennigan 53 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
18 1964-10-17 @ NYJ L, 21-24 3 43 pass Charley Hennigan 43 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
19 1964-10-17 @ NYJ L, 21-24 3 10 pass Willard Dewveall 10 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
20 1964-10-17 @ NYJ L, 21-24 4 40 rush Charley Tolar 40 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
21 1964-10-25 SDG L, 17-20 1 8 pass Charley Hennigan 8 yard pass from Sid Blanks (George Blanda kick)
22 1964-10-25 SDG L, 17-20 2 21 pass Charley Hennigan 21 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
23 1964-11-01 @ BUF L, 10-24 1 11 pass Willard Dewveall 11 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
24 1964-11-06 @ BOS L, 24-25 1 2 rush Charley Tolar 2 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
25 1964-11-06 @ BOS L, 24-25 3 80 pass Willie Frazier 80 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
26 1964-11-06 @ BOS L, 24-25 4 37 pass Charley Frazier 37 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
27 1964-11-15 @ OAK L, 10-20 4 6 pass Bob McLeod 6 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
28 1964-11-22 KAN L, 19-28 2 15 pass Charley Hennigan 15 yard pass from Don Trull (George Blanda kick)
29 1964-11-22 KAN L, 19-28 4 18 pass Charley Hennigan 18 yard pass from George Blanda (run failed)
30 1964-11-29 BOS L, 17-34 1 93 kickoff Ode Burrell 93 yard kickoff return (George Blanda kick)
31 1964-11-29 BOS L, 17-34 3 60 pass Willard Dewveall 60 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
32 1964-12-13 NYJ W, 33-17 1 91 rush Sid Blanks 91 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
33 1964-12-13 NYJ W, 33-17 2 1 rush Sid Blanks 1 yard rush
34 1964-12-13 NYJ W, 33-17 3 23 punt Don Floyd 23 yard punt return (George Blanda kick)
35 1964-12-13 NYJ W, 33-17 4 3 rush Sid Blanks 3 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
36 1964-12-20 DEN W, 34-15 1 2 rush Sid Blanks 2 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
37 1964-12-20 DEN W, 34-15 1 82 punt Bobby Jancik 82 yard punt return (George Blanda kick)
38 1964-12-20 DEN W, 34-15 2 25 pass Charley Hennigan 25 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
39 1964-12-20 DEN W, 34-15 3 1 rush Dalton Hoffman 1 yard rush (George Blanda kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1964-09-12 @ SDG W, 27-21 1 1 pass Dave Kocourek 1 yard pass from Tobin Rote (George Blair kick)
2 1964-09-12 @ SDG W, 27-21 3 2 rush Gerry McDougall 2 yard rush (George Blair kick)
3 1964-09-12 @ SDG W, 27-21 3 19 pass Don Norton 19 yard pass from Tobin Rote (George Blair kick)
4 1964-09-12 @ SDG W, 27-21 4 27 pass Lance Alworth 27 yard pass from Tobin Rote
5 1964-09-19 OAK L, 28-42 1 8 rush Clem Daniels 8 yard rush (Mike Mercer kick)
6 1964-09-19 OAK L, 28-42 2 2 rush Glenn Shaw 2 yard rush (Mike Mercer kick)
7 1964-09-19 OAK L, 28-42 4 19 pass Clem Daniels 19 yard pass from Cotton Davidson (Mike Mercer kick)
8 1964-09-19 OAK L, 28-42 4 22 pass Clem Daniels 22 yard pass from Cotton Davidson (Mike Mercer kick)
9 1964-09-27 @ DEN L, 17-38 2 1 rush Jacky Lee 1 yard rush (Gene Mingo kick)
10 1964-09-27 @ DEN L, 17-38 4 24 rush Charley Mitchell 24 yard rush (Gene Mingo kick)
11 1964-10-04 @ KAN W, 28-7 2 3 pass Frank Jackson 3 yard pass from Len Dawson (Tommy Brooker kick)
12 1964-10-04 @ KAN W, 28-7 2 50 pass Chris Burford 50 yard pass from Len Dawson (Tommy Brooker kick)
13 1964-10-04 @ KAN W, 28-7 3 29 interception Bobby Hunt 29 yard interception return (Tommy Brooker kick)
14 1964-10-04 @ KAN W, 28-7 4 6 pass Chris Burford 6 yard pass from Len Dawson (Tommy Brooker kick)
15 1964-10-11 BUF W, 48-17 1 1 rush Cookie Gilchrist 1 yard rush (Pete Gogolak kick)
16 1964-10-11 BUF W, 48-17 1 9 pass Glenn Bass 9 yard pass from Jack Kemp (Pete Gogolak kick)
17 1964-10-11 BUF W, 48-17 2 19 pass Elbert Dubenion 19 yard pass from Jack Kemp (Pete Gogolak kick)
18 1964-10-11 BUF W, 48-17 2 94 pass Glenn Bass 94 yard pass from Jack Kemp (Pete Gogolak kick)
19 1964-10-11 BUF W, 48-17 3 3 rush Cookie Gilchrist 3 yard rush (Pete Gogolak kick)
20 1964-10-11 BUF W, 48-17 4 1 rush Willie Ross 1 yard rush (Pete Gogolak kick)
21 1964-10-17 @ NYJ W, 24-21 1 24 pass Don Maynard 24 yard pass from Dick Wood (Jim Turner kick)
22 1964-10-17 @ NYJ W, 24-21 2 1 rush Dick Wood 1 yard rush (Jim Turner kick)
23 1964-10-17 @ NYJ W, 24-21 2 49 pass Don Maynard 49 yard pass from Dick Wood (Jim Turner kick)
24 1964-10-25 SDG W, 20-17 2 12 pass Dave Kocourek 12 yard pass from John Hadl (Herb Travenio kick)
25 1964-10-25 SDG W, 20-17 2 35 rush Lance Alworth 35 yard rush
26 1964-10-25 SDG W, 20-17 2 58 interception Henry Schmidt 58 yard interception return (Herb Travenio kick)
27 1964-11-01 @ BUF W, 24-10 1 37 rush Bobby Smith 37 yard rush (Pete Gogolak kick)
28 1964-11-01 @ BUF W, 24-10 4 3 rush Bobby Smith 3 yard rush (Pete Gogolak kick)
29 1964-11-01 @ BUF W, 24-10 4 60 rush Cookie Gilchrist 60 yard rush (Pete Gogolak kick)
30 1964-11-06 @ BOS W, 25-24 1 1 rush Babe Parilli 1 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
31 1964-11-06 @ BOS W, 25-24 4 5 rush Babe Parilli 5 yard rush (pass failed)
32 1964-11-15 @ OAK W, 20-10 3 26 pass Art Powell 26 yard pass from Cotton Davidson (Mike Mercer kick)
33 1964-11-15 @ OAK W, 20-10 4 20 pass Art Powell 20 yard pass from Cotton Davidson (Mike Mercer kick)
34 1964-11-22 KAN W, 28-19 1 19 pass Fred Arbanas 19 yard pass from Len Dawson (Tommy Brooker kick)
35 1964-11-22 KAN W, 28-19 2 2 rush Mack Lee Hill 2 yard rush (Tommy Brooker kick)
36 1964-11-22 KAN W, 28-19 2 26 pass Fred Arbanas 26 yard pass from Len Dawson (Tommy Brooker kick)
37 1964-11-22 KAN W, 28-19 3 5 pass Chris Burford 5 yard pass from Len Dawson (Tommy Brooker kick)
38 1964-11-29 BOS W, 34-17 1 47 interception Ross O'Hanley 47 yard interception return (Gino Cappelletti kick)
39 1964-11-29 BOS W, 34-17 2 26 pass Larry Garron 26 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
40 1964-11-29 BOS W, 34-17 3 80 pass Art Graham 80 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
41 1964-11-29 BOS W, 34-17 3 20 pass Jim Colclough 20 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
42 1964-12-13 NYJ L, 17-33 1 66 pass Bake Turner 66 yard pass from Mike Taliaferro (Jim Turner kick)
43 1964-12-13 NYJ L, 17-33 2 1 rush Matt Snell 1 yard rush (Jim Turner kick)
44 1964-12-20 DEN L, 15-34 2 15 pass Bob Scarpitto 15 yard pass from Mickey Slaughter (two point pass successful)
45 1964-12-20 DEN L, 15-34 4 1 rush Charley Mitchell 1 yard rush (Dick Guesman kick)