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1988 Houston Oilers

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10-6-0, Finished 3rd in AFC Central Division  · 1988 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.0, Offense: 5.3, Defense: -2.3, SoS: -0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 424 points (26.5/g), 2nd of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 365 points (22.8/g), 22nd.
 Differential of 59 points (3.7/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 9.4-6.6.

Coach: Jerry Glanville (10-6-0)
 Other Notable Asst.: Nick Saban (Secondary)

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

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Warren Moon* 32 4 11 160 for 294, 2,327 yards, 17 td, 8 int, & 33 rushes for 88 yards and 5 td
RB Mike Rozier* 27 3 14 251 rushes for 1,002 yards, 10 td, & 11 catches for 99 yards and 1 td Houston Oilers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1984 Supp
FB Alonzo Highsmith 23 1 16 94 rushes for 466 yards, 2 td, & 12 catches for 131 yards and 0 td Houston Oilers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1987
WR Ernest Givins 24 2 16 60 catches for 976 yards, 5 td, & 4 rushes for 26 yards and 0 td Houston Oilers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1986
WR Drew Hill* 32 9 16 72 catches for 1,141 yards, 10 td Los Angeles Rams / 12th / 328th pick / 1979
TE Jamie Williams 28 5 16 6 catches for 46 yards, 0 td New York Giants / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1983
LT Bruce Davis 32 9 16 Oakland Raiders / 11th / 294th pick / 1979
LG Mike Munchak* 28 6 16 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 1st / 8th pick / 1982
C Jay Pennison 27 2 16 1 fumble recovered
RG Bruce Matthews*+ 27 5 16 Houston Oilers / 1st / 9th pick / 1983
RT Dean Steinkuhler 27 4 16 2 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1984
 Defensive Starters
LDE Ray Childress* 26 3 16 8.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 7 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1985
NT Doug Smith 28 3 10 3.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 2nd / 29th pick / 1984
RDE William Fuller 26 2 15 8.5 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 21st pick / 1984 Supp
LOLB Robert Lyles 27 4 16 1.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 5th / 114th pick / 1984
LILB John Grimsley* 26 4 16 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 6th / 141st pick / 1984
RILB Al Smith 24 1 16 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 6th / 147th pick / 1987
ROLB Johnny Meads 27 4 16 8.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 3rd / 58th pick / 1984
LCB Steve Brown 28 5 14 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1983
RCB Patrick Allen 27 4 13 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 4th / 100th pick / 1984
SS Keith Bostic 27 5 16 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1983
FS Jeff Donaldson 26 4 16 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 9th / 226th pick / 1984
 Special Teams Starters
K Tony Zendejas 28 3 0 22 of 34 field goals & 48 of 50 extra points Washington Redskins / 1st / 27th pick / 1984 Supp
P Greg Montgomery 24 Rook 0 65 punts for a 38.8 average, 0 blocked Houston Oilers / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1988
PR Kenny Johnson 30 8 0 30 punt returns for a 5.7 average and 0 td Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 137th pick / 1980
KR Leonard Harris 28 2 0 34 kick returns for a 19.9 average and 0 td

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
29 Patrick Allen 27 RCB 15 13 180 5-10 Utah St. 8/26/1961 4 5 Houston Oilers / 4th / 100th pick / 1984
97 Robert Banks 25 14 0 259 6-5 Notre Dame 12/10/1963 Rook 1 Houston Oilers / 7th / 176th pick / 1987
25 Keith Bostic 27 SS 16 16 216 6-1 Michigan 1/17/1961 5 6 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1983
24 Steve Brown 28 LCB 14 14 189 5-11 Oregon 3/20/1960 5 6 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1983
38 Domingo Bryant 25 14 0 178 6-4 Texas A&M 12/8/1963 1 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 148th pick / 1986
71 Richard Byrd 26 nt 16 7 264 6-3 Southern Miss 3/20/1962 3 3 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 36th pick / 1985
14 Cody Carlson 25 qb 6 5 202 6-3 Baylor 11/5/1963 Rook 3 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 64th pick / 1987
56 Toby Caston 23 16 0 235 6-1 LSU 7/17/1965 1 1 Houston Oilers / 6th / 159th pick / 1987
79 Ray Childress* 26 LDE 16 16 272 6-6 Texas A&M 10/20/1962 3 13 Houston Oilers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1985
77 Bruce Davis 32 LT 16 16 287 6-6 UCLA 6/21/1956 9 8 Oakland Raiders / 11th / 294th pick / 1979
73 John Davis 23 13 0 310 6-4 Georgia Tech 8/22/1965 1 1 Houston Oilers / 11th / 287th pick / 1987
28 Cris Dishman 23 db 15 2 195 6-0 Purdue 8/13/1965 Rook 2 Houston Oilers / 5th / 125th pick / 1988
31 Jeff Donaldson 26 FS 16 16 192 6-0 Colorado 4/19/1962 4 7 Houston Oilers / 9th / 226th pick / 1984
82 Willie Drewrey 25 14 0 184 5-7 West Virginia 4/28/1963 3 2 Houston Oilers / 11th / 281st pick / 1985
80 Curtis Duncan 23 16 0 184 5-11 Northwestern 1/26/1965 1 4 Houston Oilers / 10th / 258th pick / 1987
21 Tracey Eaton 23 1 0 195 6-1 Portland St. 7/19/1965 Rook 0 Houston Oilers / 7th / 187th pick / 1988
51 Eric Fairs 24 16 0 240 6-3 Memphis 2/17/1964 2 1
95 William Fuller 26 RDE 16 15 271 6-3 North Carolina 3/8/1962 2 6 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 21st pick / 1984 Supp
81 Ernest Givins 24 WR 16 16 178 5-9 NE Oklahoma A&M,Louisville 9/3/1964 2 12 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1986
59 John Grimsley* 26 LILB 16 16 235 6-2 Kentucky 2/25/1962 4 9 Houston Oilers / 6th / 141st pick / 1984
83 Leonard Harris 28 KR 16 0 162 5-8 Austin,Texas Tech 11/27/1960 2 2
32 Alonzo Highsmith 23 FB 16 16 234 6-1 Miami (FL) 2/26/1965 1 5 Houston Oilers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1987
85 Drew Hill* 32 WR 16 16 170 5-9 Georgia Tech 10/5/1956 9 14 Los Angeles Rams / 12th / 328th pick / 1979
84 Haywood Jeffires 24 2 0 201 6-2 North Carolina St. 12/12/1964 1 1 Houston Oilers / 1st / 20th pick / 1987
22 Kenny Johnson 30 PR 13 0 176 5-10 Mississippi St. 1/7/1958 8 0 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 137th pick / 1980
23 Richard Johnson 25 db 16 3 195 6-1 Wisconsin 9/16/1963 3 3 Houston Oilers / 1st / 11th pick / 1985
57 Walter Johnson 25 16 0 241 6-0 Louisiana Tech 11/13/1963 1 1 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 46th pick / 1987
27 Quintin Jones 22 4 0 193 5-11 Pittsburgh 7/28/1966 Rook 0 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 48th pick / 1988
96 Sean Jones 26 16 0 270 6-7 Northeastern 12/19/1962 4 1 Los Angeles Raiders / 2nd / 51st pick / 1984
27 Calvin Loveall 26 3 0 180 5-9 Idaho 7/23/1962 Rook 0
93 Robert Lyles 27 LOLB 16 16 226 6-1 TCU 3/21/1961 4 7 Houston Oilers / 5th / 114th pick / 1984
78 Don Maggs 27 16 0 287 6-5 Tulane 11/1/1961 2 1 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 29th pick / 1984 Supp
74 Bruce Matthews*+ 27 RG 16 16 305 6-5 USC 8/8/1961 5 15 Houston Oilers / 1st / 9th pick / 1983
91 Johnny Meads 27 ROLB 16 16 231 6-2 Nicholls St. 6/25/1961 4 6 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 58th pick / 1984
76 Doug Mikolas 27 1 0 270 6-1 Oregon Tech,Portland St. 6/7/1961 1 0
9 Greg Montgomery 24 P 16 0 215 6-4 Penn St.,Michigan St. 10/29/1964 Rook 2 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1988
1 Warren Moon* 32 QB 11 11 218 6-3 Washington 11/18/1956 4 11
63 Mike Munchak* 28 LG 16 16 281 6-3 Penn St. 3/5/1960 6 13 Houston Oilers / 1st / 8th pick / 1982
10 Brent Pease 24 13 0 201 6-2 Montana 10/8/1964 1 0 Minnesota Vikings / 11th / 295th pick / 1987
52 Jay Pennison 27 C 16 16 276 6-1 Nicholls St. 9/9/1961 2 8
20 Allen Pinkett 24 rb 16 2 190 5-9 Notre Dame 1/25/1964 2 6 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 61st pick / 1986
30 Mike Rozier* 27 RB 15 14 209 5-10 Nebraska 3/1/1961 3 9 Houston Oilers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1984 Supp
53 Eugene Seale 24 16 0 250 5-10 Lamar 6/3/1964 1 1
54 Al Smith 24 RILB 16 16 244 6-1 Cal Poly-Pomona,Utah St. 11/26/1964 1 6 Houston Oilers / 6th / 147th pick / 1987
99 Doug Smith 28 NT 12 10 294 6-4 Auburn 6/13/1960 3 5 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 29th pick / 1984
70 Dean Steinkuhler 27 RT 16 16 283 6-3 Nebraska 1/27/1961 4 8 Houston Oilers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1984
75 Vince Stroth 28 6 0 267 6-4 BYU 11/25/1960 3 1
33 Spencer Tillman 24 16 0 206 5-11 Oklahoma 4/21/1964 1 0 Houston Oilers / 5th / 133rd pick / 1987
88 Chris Verhulst 22 1 0 249 6-3 Cal State-Chico 5/16/1966 Rook 0 Houston Oilers / 5th / 130th pick / 1988
44 Lorenzo White 22 11 0 222 5-11 Michigan St. 4/12/1966 Rook 2 Houston Oilers / 1st / 22nd pick / 1988
87 Jamie Williams 28 TE 16 16 240 6-4 Nebraska 2/25/1960 5 1 New York Giants / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1983
7 Tony Zendejas 28 K 16 0 165 5-8 Nevada 5/15/1960 3 3 Washington Redskins / 1st / 27th pick / 1984 Supp
Team Total 25.8 16 227.3 6-1.2 2.6