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1982 Houston Oilers

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1-8-0, AFC Central Division  · 1982 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -11.0, Offense: -3.9, Defense: -7.1, SoS: 1.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 136 points (15.1/g), 24th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 245 points (27.2/g), 27th.
 Differential of -109 points (-12.1/g), 27th.  Expected W-L: 1.8-7.2.

Coach: Ed Biles (1-8-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Jim Shofner

Stadium: Houston Astrodome
 Training Camp: Angelo State (San Angelo, Texas)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Archie Manning 33 11 5 66 for 125, 877 yards, 6 td, 6 int, & 13 rushes for 85 yards and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 1st / 2nd pick / 1971
RB Earl Campbell 27 4 9 157 rushes for 538 yards, 2 td, & 18 catches for 130 yards and 0 td Houston Oilers / 1st / 1st pick / 1978
FB Stan Edwards 22 Rook 4 15 rushes for 58 yards, 0 td, & 9 catches for 53 yards and 0 td Houston Oilers / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1982
WR Harold Bailey 25 1 8 26 catches for 367 yards, 0 td, & 1 rush for 13 yards and 0 td Houston Oilers / 8th / 217th pick / 1980
WR Mike Holston 24 1 5 5 catches for 116 yards, 1 td Houston Oilers / 3rd / 79th pick / 1981
TE Dave Casper 31 8 9 36 catches for 573 yards, 6 td, & 2 rushes for 9 yards and 0 td Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 45th pick / 1974
LT John Schuhmacher 27 4 9 Houston Oilers / 12th / 322nd pick / 1978
LG Ralph Williams 24 Rook 5
C David Carter 29 5 9 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 6th / 165th pick / 1977
RG Ed Fisher 33 8 9
RT Morris Towns 28 5 9 Houston Oilers / 1st / 11th pick / 1977
 Defensive Starters
LDE Ken Kennard 28 5 9 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
NT Mike Stensrud 26 3 9 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 2nd / 31st pick / 1979
RDE Jesse Baker 25 3 9 7.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 2nd / 50th pick / 1979
LOLB Avon Riley 24 1 8 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 9th / 243rd pick / 1981
LILB Gregg Bingham 31 9 7 3.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 4th / 79th pick / 1973
RILB Daryl Hunt 26 3 9 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 6th / 143rd pick / 1979
ROLB Robert Brazile* 29 7 9 6.5 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 1st / 6th pick / 1975
LCB J.C. Wilson 26 4 6 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 8th / 210th pick / 1978
RCB Greg Stemrick 31 7 8
SS Vernon Perry 29 3 6 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered
FS Mike Reinfeldt 29 6 9 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Florian Kempf 26 Rook 0 4 of 6 field goals & 16 of 18 extra points
P John James 33 10 0 31 punts for a 40.6 average, 0 blocked
PR Carl Roaches 29 2 0 19 punt returns for a 5.5 average and 0 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 14th / 377th pick / 1976
KR Carl Roaches 29 2 0 21 kick returns for a 21.0 average and 0 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 14th / 377th pick / 1976

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
56 Robert Abraham 22 9 0 228 6-1 North Carolina St. 7/13/1960 Rook 1 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 77th pick / 1982
31 Gary Allen 22 7 0 183 5-10 Hawaii 4/23/1960 Rook 0 Houston Oilers / 6th / 148th pick / 1982
39 Adger Armstrong 25 rb 6 3 213 6-0 Texas A&M 6/21/1957 2 1
86 Walt Arnold 24 9 0 228 6-3 New Mexico 8/31/1958 2 0
80 Harold Bailey 25 WR 9 8 195 6-2 Oklahoma St. 4/12/1957 1 5 Houston Oilers / 8th / 217th pick / 1980
75 Jesse Baker 25 RDE 9 9 269 6-5 Jacksonville St. 7/10/1957 3 6 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 50th pick / 1979
65 Elvin Bethea 36 9 0 260 6-2 North Carolina A&T 3/1/1946 14 1 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 77th pick / 1968
54 Gregg Bingham 31 LILB 7 7 227 6-1 Purdue 3/13/1951 9 4 Houston Oilers / 4th / 79th pick / 1973
52 Robert Brazile* 29 ROLB 9 9 241 6-4 Jackson St. 2/7/1953 7 8 Houston Oilers / 1st / 6th pick / 1975
81 Steve Bryant 23 7 0 195 6-2 Purdue 10/10/1959 Rook 0 Houston Oilers / 4th / 94th pick / 1982
34 Earl Campbell 27 RB 9 9 232 5-11 Texas 3/29/1955 4 8 Houston Oilers / 1st / 1st pick / 1978
58 David Carter 29 C 9 9 250 6-2 West. Kentucky 11/27/1953 5 6 Houston Oilers / 6th / 165th pick / 1977
87 Dave Casper 31 TE 9 9 240 6-4 Notre Dame 9/26/1951 8 8 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 45th pick / 1974
57 John Corker 24 3 0 240 6-5 Oklahoma St. 12/29/1958 2 0 Houston Oilers / 5th / 134th pick / 1980
40 Donnie Craft 23 rb 9 2 206 6-0 Louisville 11/19/1959 Rook 4 Houston Oilers / 12th / 314th pick / 1982
66 Greg Davidson 24 9 0 250 6-2 North Texas 4/24/1958 2 1
35 Stan Edwards 22 FB 7 4 208 6-0 Michigan 5/20/1960 Rook 1 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1982
60 Ed Fisher 33 RG 9 9 249 6-3 Arizona St. 5/31/1949 8 6
36 Carter Hartwig 26 db 9 3 205 6-0 USC 2/27/1956 3 2 Houston Oilers / 8th / 214th pick / 1979
84 Mike Holston 24 WR 9 5 189 6-3 Morgan St. 1/8/1958 1 2 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 79th pick / 1981
50 Daryl Hunt 26 RILB 9 9 229 6-3 Oklahoma 11/3/1956 3 5 Houston Oilers / 6th / 143rd pick / 1979
6 John James 33 P 5 0 197 6-3 Florida 1/21/1949 10 1
22 Bill Kay 22 db 9 1 190 6-1 Purdue 1/10/1960 1 1 Houston Oilers / 6th / 159th pick / 1981
4 Florian Kempf 26 K 9 0 170 5-9 Pennsylvania 5/25/1956 Rook 3
71 Ken Kennard 28 LDE 9 9 248 6-2 Angelo State (TX) 10/4/1954 5 5
72 Mark Koncar 29 5 0 271 6-5 Colorado 5/5/1953 6 1 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 23rd pick / 1976
8 Archie Manning 33 QB 6 5 212 6-3 Mississippi 5/19/1949 11 5 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 2nd pick / 1971
63 Mike Munchak 22 g 4 3 281 6-3 Penn St. 3/5/1960 Rook 2 Houston Oilers / 1st / 8th pick / 1982
14 Gifford Nielsen 28 qb 9 4 205 6-4 BYU 10/25/1954 4 4 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1978
18 Cliff Parsley 28 4 0 211 6-1 Oklahoma St. 12/26/1954 5 1 New Orleans Saints / 6th / 147th pick / 1977
32 Vernon Perry 29 SS 7 6 211 6-2 Jackson St. 9/22/1953 3 4
21 Tate Randle 23 7 0 202 6-0 Texas Tech 8/15/1959 Rook 1 Miami Dolphins / 8th / 220th pick / 1982
64 George Reihner 27 g 3 1 263 6-4 Penn St. 4/27/1955 5 1 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 38th pick / 1977
37 Mike Reinfeldt 29 FS 9 9 192 6-2 Wisc-Milwaukee 5/6/1953 6 6
82 Mike Renfro 27 wr 9 4 184 6-0 TCU 6/19/1955 4 4 Houston Oilers / 4th / 98th pick / 1978
53 Avon Riley 24 LOLB 9 8 230 6-3 UCLA 2/10/1958 1 4 Houston Oilers / 9th / 243rd pick / 1981
85 Carl Roaches 29 KR 9 0 168 5-8 Texas A&M 10/2/1953 2 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 14th / 377th pick / 1976
62 John Schuhmacher 27 LT 9 9 271 6-3 USC 9/23/1955 4 6 Houston Oilers / 12th / 322nd pick / 1978
90 Daryle Skaugstad 25 9 0 254 6-5 California 4/8/1957 1 1 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1980
83 Tim Smith 25 9 0 201 6-2 Nebraska 3/20/1957 2 0 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 79th pick / 1980
27 Greg Stemrick 31 RCB 8 8 185 5-11 Colorado St. 10/25/1951 7 4
67 Mike Stensrud 26 NT 9 9 280 6-5 Iowa St. 2/19/1956 3 5 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 31st pick / 1979
70 Malcolm Taylor 22 9 0 288 6-6 Tennessee St. 6/20/1960 Rook 1 Houston Oilers / 5th / 121st pick / 1982
28 Rich Thomaselli 25 9 0 199 6-1 West Virginia Wesleyan 2/26/1957 1 0
51 Ted Thompson 29 lb 9 2 220 6-1 SMU 1/17/1953 7 2
76 Morris Towns 28 RT 9 9 270 6-4 Missouri 1/10/1954 5 6 Houston Oilers / 1st / 11th pick / 1977
20 Willie Tullis 24 db 9 3 193 6-0 Southern Miss,Troy 4/5/1958 1 2 Houston Oilers / 8th / 217th pick / 1981
59 Ted Washington 34 lb 9 1 244 6-1 Miss. Valley St. 2/16/1948 9 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 17th / 439th pick / 1972
68 Ralph Williams 24 LG 7 5 280 6-3 Southern 3/27/1958 Rook 4
33 J.C. Wilson 26 LCB 7 6 178 6-0 Tampa,Pittsburgh 3/11/1956 4 4 Houston Oilers / 8th / 210th pick / 1978
45 Tim Wilson 28 fb 9 1 226 6-3 Maryland 1/14/1954 5 0 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 66th pick / 1977
Team Total 26.7 9 224.7 6-1.9 3.6