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1984 Houston Oilers

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3-13-0, Finished 4th in AFC Central Division  · 1984 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -12.0, Offense: -5.9, Defense: -6.0, SoS: 0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 240 points (15.0/g), 27th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 437 points (27.3/g), 26th.
 Differential of -197 points (-12.3/g), 26th.  Expected W-L: 3.1-12.9.

Coach: Hugh Campbell (3-13-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Kay Dalton
 Defensive Coordinator: Jerry Glanville

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

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Warren Moon 28 Rook 16 259 for 450, 3,338 yards, 12 td, 14 int, & 58 rushes for 211 yards and 1 td
RB Larry Moriarty 26 1 9 189 rushes for 785 yards, 6 td, & 31 catches for 206 yards and 1 td Houston Oilers / 5th / 114th pick / 1983
WR Tim Smith 27 4 14 69 catches for 1,141 yards, 4 td Houston Oilers / 3rd / 79th pick / 1980
WR Herkie Walls 23 1 10 18 catches for 291 yards, 1 td, & 4 rushes for 20 yards and 0 td Houston Oilers / 7th / 170th pick / 1983
TE Chris Dressel 23 1 16 40 catches for 378 yards, 2 td Houston Oilers / 3rd / 69th pick / 1983
TE Jamie Williams 24 1 16 41 catches for 545 yards, 3 td New York Giants / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1983
LT Harvey Salem 23 1 15 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 30th pick / 1983
LG Mike Munchak* 24 2 16 Houston Oilers / 1st / 8th pick / 1982
C Bruce Matthews 23 1 16 Houston Oilers / 1st / 9th pick / 1983
RG John Schuhmacher 29 6 10 Houston Oilers / 12th / 322nd pick / 1978
RT Dean Steinkuhler 23 Rook 10 Houston Oilers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1984
 Defensive Starters
LDE Bob Hamm 25 1 12 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
NT Mike Stensrud 28 5 14 4.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 2nd / 31st pick / 1979
RDE Jesse Baker 27 5 16 11.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 2nd / 50th pick / 1979
LOLB Avon Riley 26 3 16 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 9th / 243rd pick / 1981
LILB Gregg Bingham 33 11 16 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 4th / 79th pick / 1973
RILB Robert Abraham 24 2 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 3rd / 77th pick / 1982
ROLB Robert Brazile 31 9 16 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 1st / 6th pick / 1975
LCB Steve Brown 24 1 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1983
RCB Willie Tullis 26 3 15 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 8th / 217th pick / 1981
SS Keith Bostic 23 1 16 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1983
FS Carter Hartwig 28 5 14 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 8th / 214th pick / 1979
 Special Teams Starters
K Joe Cooper 24 Rook 0 11 of 13 field goals & 13 of 13 extra points
P John James 35 12 0 88 punts for a 39.6 average, 0 blocked
PR Carl Roaches 31 4 0 26 punt returns for a 5.8 average and 0 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 14th / 377th pick / 1976
KR Carl Roaches 31 4 0 30 kick returns for a 22.6 average and 0 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 14th / 377th pick / 1976

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
56 Robert Abraham 24 RILB 16 16 228 6-1 North Carolina St. 7/13/1960 2 5 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 77th pick / 1982
29 Patrick Allen 23 16 0 180 5-10 Utah St. 8/26/1961 Rook 1 Houston Oilers / 4th / 100th pick / 1984
75 Jesse Baker 27 RDE 16 16 269 6-5 Jacksonville St. 7/10/1957 5 5 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 50th pick / 1979
54 Gregg Bingham 33 LILB 16 16 227 6-1 Purdue 3/13/1951 11 5 Houston Oilers / 4th / 79th pick / 1973
25 Keith Bostic 23 SS 16 16 216 6-1 Michigan 1/17/1961 1 5 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1983
52 Robert Brazile 31 ROLB 16 16 241 6-4 Jackson St. 2/7/1953 9 5 Houston Oilers / 1st / 6th pick / 1975
24 Steve Brown 24 LCB 16 16 189 5-11 Oregon 3/20/1960 1 5 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1983
81 Steve Bryant 25 wr 14 3 195 6-2 Purdue 10/10/1959 2 2 Houston Oilers / 4th / 94th pick / 1982
79 Bryan Caldwell 24 8 0 248 6-4 Arizona St. 5/6/1960 Rook 0 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 77th pick / 1983
34 Earl Campbell 29 rb 6 6 232 5-11 Texas 3/29/1955 6 2 Houston Oilers / 1st / 1st pick / 1978
58 David Carter 31 7 0 250 6-2 West. Kentucky 11/27/1953 7 0 Houston Oilers / 6th / 165th pick / 1977
8 Joe Cooper 24 K 7 0 175 5-10 California 10/30/1960 Rook 3
40 Donnie Craft 25 1 0 206 6-0 Louisville 11/19/1959 2 0 Houston Oilers / 12th / 314th pick / 1982
31 Jeff Donaldson 22 db 16 2 192 6-0 Colorado 4/19/1962 Rook 1 Houston Oilers / 9th / 226th pick / 1984
88 Chris Dressel 23 TE 16 16 238 6-4 Stanford 2/7/1961 1 3 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 69th pick / 1983
21 Bo Eason 23 db 10 1 200 6-2 California-Davis 3/10/1961 Rook 1 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 54th pick / 1984
32 Stan Edwards 24 rb 14 1 208 6-0 Michigan 5/20/1960 2 3 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1982
78 Jerome Foster 24 de 9 3 268 6-2 Ohio St. 7/25/1960 1 1 Houston Oilers / 5th / 139th pick / 1983
59 John Grimsley 22 16 0 235 6-2 Kentucky 2/25/1962 Rook 1 Houston Oilers / 6th / 141st pick / 1984
90 Bob Hamm 25 LDE 12 12 260 6-4 Nevada-Reno 4/24/1959 1 4
36 Carter Hartwig 28 FS 14 14 205 6-0 USC 2/27/1956 5 4 Houston Oilers / 8th / 214th pick / 1979
84 Mike Holston 26 wr 16 3 189 6-3 Morgan St. 1/8/1958 3 2 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 79th pick / 1981
66 Pat Howell 27 rg 11 5 257 6-5 USC 3/12/1957 5 2 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 49th pick / 1979
50 Daryl Hunt 28 5 0 229 6-3 Oklahoma 11/3/1956 5 0 Houston Oilers / 6th / 143rd pick / 1979
6 John James 35 P 16 0 197 6-3 Florida 1/21/1949 12 2
97 Mike Johnson 22 16 0 253 6-5 Illinois 4/24/1962 Rook 1 Houston Oilers / 9th / 228th pick / 1984
57 Tim Joiner 23 11 0 235 6-4 LSU 1/7/1961 1 1 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 58th pick / 1983
38 Willie Joyner 22 10 0 200 5-10 Maryland 4/2/1962 Rook 0 Houston Oilers / 7th / 170th pick / 1984
4 Florian Kempf 28 9 0 170 5-9 Pennsylvania 5/25/1956 2 1
27 Mike Kennedy 25 11 0 195 6-0 Toledo 2/26/1959 1 0
10 Oliver Luck 24 4 0 196 6-2 West Virginia 4/5/1960 1 1 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 44th pick / 1982
28 Allen Lyday 24 4 0 190 5-10 Texas Southern,Nebraska 9/16/1960 Rook 0
93 Robert Lyles 23 6 0 226 6-1 TCU 3/21/1961 Rook 0 Houston Oilers / 5th / 114th pick / 1984
74 Bruce Matthews 23 C 16 16 305 6-5 USC 8/8/1961 1 7 Houston Oilers / 1st / 9th pick / 1983
89 Mike McCloskey 23 15 0 244 6-5 Penn St. 2/2/1961 1 1 Houston Oilers / 4th / 88th pick / 1983
26 Darryl Meadows 23 13 0 202 6-1 Toledo 2/15/1961 1 1
91 Johnny Meads 23 16 0 231 6-2 Nicholls St. 6/25/1961 Rook 1 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 58th pick / 1984
1 Warren Moon 28 QB 16 16 218 6-3 Washington 11/18/1956 Rook 10
76 Eric Moran 24 t 8 1 285 6-5 Washington 6/10/1960 Rook 1 Dallas Cowboys / 10th / 273rd pick / 1983
30 Larry Moriarty 26 RB 14 9 240 6-1 Notre Dame 4/24/1958 1 6 Houston Oilers / 5th / 114th pick / 1983
80 Eric Mullins 22 wr 13 2 181 5-11 Stanford 7/30/1962 Rook 1 Houston Oilers / 6th / 161st pick / 1984
63 Mike Munchak* 24 LG 16 16 281 6-3 Penn St. 3/5/1960 2 9 Houston Oilers / 1st / 8th pick / 1982
53 Avon Riley 26 LOLB 16 16 230 6-3 UCLA 2/10/1958 3 5 Houston Oilers / 9th / 243rd pick / 1981
85 Carl Roaches 31 KR 16 0 168 5-8 Texas A&M 10/2/1953 4 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 14th / 377th pick / 1976
55 Jim Romano 25 c 8 7 260 6-3 Penn St. 9/7/1959 2 3 Los Angeles Raiders / 2nd / 37th pick / 1982
73 Harvey Salem 23 LT 16 15 283 6-6 California 1/15/1961 1 6 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 30th pick / 1983
62 John Schuhmacher 29 RG 16 10 271 6-3 USC 9/23/1955 6 5 Houston Oilers / 12th / 322nd pick / 1978
83 Tim Smith 27 WR 16 14 201 6-2 Nebraska 3/20/1957 4 8 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 79th pick / 1980
72 Brian Sochia 23 nt 16 3 270 6-3 NW Oklahoma St. 7/2/1961 1 2
70 Dean Steinkuhler 23 RT 10 10 283 6-3 Nebraska 1/27/1961 Rook 4 Houston Oilers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1984
67 Mike Stensrud 28 NT 16 14 280 6-5 Iowa St. 2/19/1956 5 5 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 31st pick / 1979
98 Mark Studaway 24 6 0 273 6-3 Tennessee 9/20/1960 Rook 0 Houston Oilers / 4th / 85th pick / 1984
51 Ted Thompson 31 16 0 220 6-1 SMU 1/17/1953 9 1
20 Willie Tullis 26 RCB 16 15 193 6-0 Southern Miss,Troy 4/5/1958 3 5 Houston Oilers / 8th / 217th pick / 1981
82 Herkie Walls 23 WR 14 10 159 5-8 Texas 7/18/1961 1 2 Houston Oilers / 7th / 170th pick / 1983
87 Jamie Williams 24 TE 16 16 240 6-4 Nebraska 2/25/1960 1 4 New York Giants / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1983
35 Richard Williams 24 7 0 205 6-0 Memphis 8/13/1960 1 0 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 56th pick / 1983
Team Total 25.3 16 226.7 6-1.7 2.3