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1964 Pittsburgh Steelers

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5-9-0, NFL East Division  · 1964 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -7.0, Offense: -5.9, Defense: -1.0, SoS: -2.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 253 points (18.1/g), 11th of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 315 points (22.5/g), 9th.
 Differential of -62 points (-4.4/g), 11th.  Expected W-L: 5.2-8.8.

Coach: Buddy Parker (5-9-0)

Stadium: Pitt Stadium
 Training Camp: University of Rhode Island (Kingston, Rhode Island)

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 Ed Brown 36 10 13 121 for 272, 1,990 yards, 12 td, 19 int, & 26 rushes for 110 yards and 2 td Chicago Bears / 6th / 68th pick / 1952
HB Dick Hoak 25 3 0 84 rushes for 258 yards, 2 td, & 12 catches for 137 yards and 3 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 90th pick / 1961
FB John Henry Johnson* 35 10 0 235 rushes for 1,048 yards, 7 td, & 17 catches for 69 yards and 1 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 18th pick / 1953
FL Gary Ballman* 24 2 0 47 catches for 935 yards, 7 td, & 11 rushes for 43 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 104th pick / 1962
Denver Broncos / 16th / 122nd pick / 1962
SE Clendon Thomas 29 6 0 17 catches for 334 yards, 1 td, & 2 rushes for 7 yards and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 19th pick / 1958
TE John Powers 24 2 0 8 catches for 193 yards, 0 td, & 2 rushes for 10 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 117th pick / 1962
LT Charlie Bradshaw* 28 6 0 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 94th pick / 1957
LG Ron Stehouwer 27 4 0 Detroit Lions / 12th / 136th pick / 1959
C Buzz Nutter 33 10 0 2 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 12th / 136th pick / 1953
RG Ray Lemek 30 7 0 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 19th / 227th pick / 1956
RT Dan James 27 4 0 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 8th pick / 1959
 Defensive Starters
LDE Ben McGee 25 Rook 0 New York Jets / 5th / 35th pick / 1964
Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 51st pick / 1964
LDT Ray Mansfield 23 1 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 18th pick / 1963
Denver Broncos / 5th / 37th pick / 1963
RDT Chuck Hinton 25 Rook 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 17th pick / 1962
Dallas Texans / 4th / 27th pick / 1962
RDE John Baker 29 6 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 56th pick / 1958
LLB Max Messner 26 4 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 9th / 99th pick / 1960
MLB Myron Pottios* 25 3 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 19th pick / 1961
Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 20th pick / 1961
RLB Bob Harrison 27 5 0 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 17th pick / 1959
LCB Dick Haley 27 5 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 9th / 100th pick / 1959
RCB Brady Keys 28 3 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 14th / 162nd pick / 1960
LS Jim Bradshaw 25 1 0 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Boston Patriots / 20th / 158th pick / 1963
Pittsburgh Steelers / 18th / 248th pick / 1963
RS Willie Daniel 27 3 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Mike Clark 24 1 0 13 of 25 field goals & 28 of 31 extra points
P Ed Brown 36 10 13 31 punts for a 43.4 average, 0 blocked Chicago Bears / 6th / 68th pick / 1952
PR Brady Keys 28 3 0 14 punt returns for a 12.3 average and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 14th / 162nd pick / 1960
KR Gary Ballman* 24 2 0 14 kick returns for a 27.6 average and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 104th pick / 1962
Denver Broncos / 16th / 122nd pick / 1962

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
78 John Baker 29 RDE 14 0 279 6-6 North Carolina Central 6/10/1935 6 6 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 56th pick / 1958
85 Gary Ballman* 24 FL 13 0 215 6-1 Michigan St. 7/6/1940 2 11 Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 104th pick / 1962
Denver Broncos / 16th / 122nd pick / 1962
71 Charlie Bradshaw* 28 LT 14 0 255 6-6 Baylor 3/13/1936 6 8 Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 94th pick / 1957
21 Jim Bradshaw 25 LS 14 0 205 6-2 Tenn-Chattanooga 1/13/1939 1 7 Boston Patriots / 20th / 158th pick / 1963
Pittsburgh Steelers / 18th / 248th pick / 1963
15 Ed Brown 36 P 14 13 200 6-2 San Francisco 10/26/1928 10 10 Chicago Bears / 6th / 68th pick / 1952
86 John Burrell 24 14 0 185 6-3 Rice 11/22/1940 2 1 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 92nd pick / 1962
Dallas Texans / 25th / 195th pick / 1962
83 Mike Clark 24 K 14 0 205 6-1 Texas A&M 11/7/1940 1 2
44 Willie Daniel 27 RS 14 0 190 5-11 Mississippi St. 11/10/1937 3 6
27 Dick Haley 27 LCB 13 0 183 5-10 Pittsburgh 10/2/1937 5 6 Washington Redskins / 9th / 100th pick / 1959
30 Bob Harrison 27 RLB 11 0 225 6-2 Oklahoma 8/8/1937 5 6 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 17th pick / 1959
74 Urban Henry 29 10 0 265 6-4 Georgia Tech 6/7/1935 3 3 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 38th pick / 1958
64 Chuck Hinton 25 RDT 14 0 257 6-5 North Carolina Central 8/11/1939 Rook 7 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 17th pick / 1962
Dallas Texans / 4th / 27th pick / 1962
42 Dick Hoak 25 HB 14 0 195 5-11 Penn St. 12/8/1939 3 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 90th pick / 1961
31 Ed Holler 24 13 0 235 6-2 South Carolina 1/23/1940 1 5 Green Bay Packers / 14th / 196th pick / 1963
77 Dan James 27 RT 14 0 262 6-4 Ohio St. 8/10/1937 4 6 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 8th pick / 1959
35 John Henry Johnson* 35 FB 14 0 210 6-2 St. Mary's (CA),Arizona St. 11/24/1929 10 9 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 18th pick / 1953
89 Jim Kelly 22 6 0 218 6-2 Notre Dame 4/23/1942 Rook 2 Boston Patriots / 2nd / 13th pick / 1964
Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 28th pick / 1964
26 Brady Keys 28 PR 14 0 185 6-0 Colorado St. 5/19/1936 3 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 14th / 162nd pick / 1960
46 Phil King 28 8 0 223 6-4 Vanderbilt 6/22/1936 6 1 New York Giants / 1st / 12th pick / 1958
75 Joe Krupa 31 11 0 232 6-2 Purdue 7/6/1933 8 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 17th pick / 1956
87 Dan LaRose 25 12 0 250 6-5 Missouri 2/8/1939 3 3 Boston Patriots / 3rd / 18th pick / 1961
Detroit Lions / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1961
72 Ray Lemek 30 RG 14 0 238 6-0 Notre Dame 6/28/1934 7 6 Washington Redskins / 19th / 227th pick / 1956
82 Chuck Logan 21 14 0 210 6-4 Northwestern 4/10/1943 Rook 0 Chicago Bears / 7th / 98th pick / 1964
Denver Broncos / 15th / 113th pick / 1964
73 Ray Mansfield 23 LDT 14 0 250 6-3 Washington 1/21/1941 1 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 18th pick / 1963
Denver Broncos / 5th / 37th pick / 1963
20 Paul Martha 22 14 0 187 6-0 Pittsburgh 6/22/1942 Rook 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 10th pick / 1964
Buffalo Bills / 9th / 69th pick / 1964
60 Ben McGee 25 LDE 14 0 250 6-3 Jackson St. 1/26/1939 Rook 6 New York Jets / 5th / 35th pick / 1964
Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 51st pick / 1964
54 Max Messner 26 LLB 7 0 225 6-3 Cincinnati 10/13/1938 4 6 Detroit Lions / 9th / 99th pick / 1960
14 Bill Nelsen 23 qb 5 1 195 6-0 USC 1/29/1941 1 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 10th / 136th pick / 1963
12 Terry Nofsinger 26 1 0 215 6-4 Utah 7/13/1938 3 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 17th / 230th pick / 1961
51 Buzz Nutter 33 C 14 0 230 6-4 Virginia Tech 2/16/1931 10 6 Washington Redskins / 12th / 136th pick / 1953
36 Clarence Peaks 29 12 0 218 6-1 Michigan St. 9/23/1935 7 5 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 7th pick / 1957
66 Myron Pottios* 25 MLB 7 0 232 6-2 Notre Dame 1/18/1939 3 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 19th pick / 1961
Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 20th pick / 1961
88 John Powers 24 TE 14 0 215 6-2 Notre Dame 6/15/1940 2 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 117th pick / 1962
62 Mike Sandusky 29 6 0 231 6-0 Maryland 3/14/1935 7 3 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 46th pick / 1957
33 Theron Sapp 29 11 0 203 6-1 Georgia 6/15/1935 5 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 10th / 112th pick / 1958
50 Bill Saul 24 13 0 224 6-4 Penn St. 11/19/1940 2 3 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1962
Buffalo Bills / 9th / 68th pick / 1962
67 Bob Schmitz 26 6 0 235 6-1 Wisconsin,Montana St. 9/10/1938 3 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 14th / 187th pick / 1961
49 Bob Sherman 22 14 0 195 6-2 Iowa 7/4/1942 Rook 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 12th / 163rd pick / 1964
34 Robert Soleau 23 14 0 230 6-2 William & Mary 4/2/1941 Rook 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 11th / 150th pick / 1964
68 Ron Stehouwer 27 LG 14 0 230 6-2 Colorado St. 2/4/1937 4 6 Detroit Lions / 12th / 136th pick / 1959
28 Clendon Thomas 29 14 0 196 6-2 Oklahoma 12/28/1935 6 9 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 19th pick / 1958
16 Tommy Wade 22 1 0 195 6-2 Texas 3/23/1942 Rook 0
47 Marv Woodson 23 4 0 190 6-1 Indiana 9/19/1941 Rook 2 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 8th pick / 1964
Denver Broncos / 3rd / 17th pick / 1964
Team Total 26.3 14 220.2 6-2.1 3.4