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1975 Oakland Raiders

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11-3-0, AFC West Division  · 1975 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 6.8, Offense: 5.5, Defense: 1.3, SoS: -1.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 375 points (26.8/g), 4th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 255 points (18.2/g), 7th.
 Differential of 120 points (8.6/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 10.0-4.0.

Coach: John Madden (11-3-0)

Stadium: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseu
 Training Camp: El Rancho Tropicana (Santa Rosa, California)

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 Ken Stabler 30 5 13 171 for 293, 2,296 yards, 16 td, 24 int, & 6 rushes for -5 yards and 0 td Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1968
RB Clarence Davis 26 4 8 112 rushes for 486 yards, 4 td, & 11 catches for 126 yards and 1 td Oakland Raiders / 4th / 97th pick / 1971
FB Mark van Eeghen 23 1 8 136 rushes for 597 yards, 2 td, & 12 catches for 42 yards and 1 td Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 75th pick / 1974
WR Fred Biletnikoff 32 10 10 43 catches for 587 yards, 2 td Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 11th pick / 1965
Detroit Lions / 3rd / 39th pick / 1965
WR Cliff Branch*+ 27 3 14 51 catches for 893 yards, 9 td, & 2 rushes for 18 yards and 0 td Oakland Raiders / 4th / 98th pick / 1972
TE Bob Moore 26 4 14 19 catches for 175 yards, 0 td Oakland Raiders / 5th / 123rd pick / 1971
LT Art Shell* 29 7 14 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 80th pick / 1968
LG Gene Upshaw* 30 8 14 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 17th pick / 1967
C Dave Dalby 25 3 14 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 100th pick / 1972
RG George Buehler 28 6 14 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 50th pick / 1969
RT John Vella 25 3 13 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1972
 Defensive Starters
LDE Tony Cline 27 5 12 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 4th / 102nd pick / 1970
LDT Otis Sistrunk 29 3 14
RDT Art Thoms 29 6 11 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 1st / 22nd pick / 1969
RDE Horace Jones 26 4 14 Oakland Raiders / 12th / 305th pick / 1971
LLB Phil Villapiano* 26 4 13 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 45th pick / 1971
MLB Monte Johnson 24 2 13 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 49th pick / 1973
RLB Gerald Irons 28 5 14 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 76th pick / 1970
LCB Skip Thomas 25 3 14 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 7th / 176th pick / 1972
RCB Willie Brown 35 12 12 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
SS George Atkinson 28 7 14 4 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 7th / 190th pick / 1968
FS Jack Tatum* 27 4 13 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 1st / 19th pick / 1971
 Special Teams Starters
K George Blanda 48 26 0 13 of 21 field goals & 44 of 48 extra points Chicago Bears / 12th / 119th pick / 1949
P Ray Guy* 26 2 0 68 punts for a 43.8 average, 0 blocked Oakland Raiders / 1st / 23rd pick / 1973
PR Neal Colzie 21 Rook 2 48 punt returns for a 13.6 average and 0 td Oakland Raiders / 1st / 24th pick / 1975
KR Harold Hart 23 1 4 17 kick returns for a 30.5 average and 1 td Oakland Raiders / 11th / 279th pick / 1974

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
43 George Atkinson 28 SS 14 14 180 6-0 Morris Brown 1/4/1947 7 10 Oakland Raiders / 7th / 190th pick / 1968
40 Pete Banaszak 31 14 0 210 5-11 Miami (FL) 5/21/1944 9 7 Oakland Raiders / 5th / 59th pick / 1966
46 Warren Bankston 28 14 0 235 6-4 Tulane 7/22/1947 6 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1969
25 Fred Biletnikoff 32 WR 11 10 190 6-1 Florida St. 2/23/1943 10 8 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 11th pick / 1965
Detroit Lions / 3rd / 39th pick / 1965
16 George Blanda 48 K 14 0 215 6-2 Kentucky 9/17/1927 26 2 Chicago Bears / 12th / 119th pick / 1949
81 Morris Bradshaw 23 14 0 195 6-1 Ohio St. 10/19/1952 1 2 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 93rd pick / 1974
21 Cliff Branch*+ 27 WR 14 14 170 5-11 Colorado 8/1/1948 3 12 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 98th pick / 1972
24 Willie Brown 35 RCB 12 12 195 6-1 Grambling St. 12/2/1940 12 8
64 George Buehler 28 RG 14 14 260 6-2 Stanford 8/10/1947 6 7 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 50th pick / 1969
33 Louis Carter 22 8 0 207 5-11 Maryland 2/6/1953 Rook 1 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 76th pick / 1975
87 Dave Casper 24 14 0 240 6-4 Notre Dame 9/26/1951 1 1 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 45th pick / 1974
84 Tony Cline 27 LDE 12 12 244 6-3 Miami (FL) 7/25/1948 5 8 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 102nd pick / 1970
45 Neal Colzie 21 PR 13 2 200 6-2 Ohio St. 2/28/1954 Rook 0 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 24th pick / 1975
50 Dave Dalby 25 C 14 14 247 6-3 UCLA 10/19/1950 3 7 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 100th pick / 1972
28 Clarence Davis 26 RB 11 8 195 5-10 USC 6/28/1949 4 6 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 97th pick / 1971
54 Mike Dennery 25 14 0 222 6-0 Southern Miss 6/26/1950 1 4 Oakland Raiders / 13th / 330th pick / 1974
8 Ray Guy* 26 P 14 0 195 6-3 Southern Miss 12/22/1949 2 4 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 23rd pick / 1973
39 Willie Hall 26 7 0 223 6-2 USC 9/30/1949 3 4 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 31st pick / 1972
34 Harold Hart 23 KR 9 4 206 6-0 Texas Southern 7/13/1952 1 3 Oakland Raiders / 11th / 279th pick / 1974
83 Ted Hendricks 28 rlb 14 5 220 6-7 Miami (FL) 11/1/1947 6 5 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1969
44 Marv Hubbard 29 fb 7 6 225 6-1 Colgate 5/7/1946 6 4 Oakland Raiders / 11th / 277th pick / 1968
11 David Humm 23 7 0 188 6-2 Nebraska 4/2/1952 Rook 1 Oakland Raiders / 5th / 128th pick / 1975
86 Gerald Irons 28 RLB 14 14 230 6-2 Md-Eastern Shore 5/2/1947 5 9 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 76th pick / 1970
58 Monte Johnson 24 MLB 14 13 239 6-4 Nebraska 10/26/1951 2 8 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 49th pick / 1973
82 Horace Jones 26 RDE 14 14 255 6-3 Louisville 7/31/1949 4 8 Oakland Raiders / 12th / 305th pick / 1971
71 Kelvin Korver 26 dt 1 1 267 6-6 Texas A&M,NW (IA) 2/21/1949 2 1 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1972
89 Ted Kwalick 28 6 0 226 6-4 Penn St. 4/15/1947 6 0 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 7th pick / 1969
70 Henry Lawrence 24 t 14 1 272 6-4 Florida A&M 9/26/1951 1 2 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 19th pick / 1974
13 Larry Lawrence 26 qb 1 1 208 6-1 Iowa,Miami (FL) 4/11/1949 1 0
79 Dan Medlin 26 14 0 260 6-3 North Carolina St. 10/12/1949 1 4 Oakland Raiders / 6th / 131st pick / 1972
88 Bob Moore 26 TE 14 14 220 6-3 Stanford 2/12/1949 4 2 Oakland Raiders / 5th / 123rd pick / 1971
47 Charlie Phillips 23 db 14 1 215 6-2 USC 12/22/1952 Rook 4 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 45th pick / 1975
35 Jess Phillips 28 rb 14 2 210 6-1 Michigan St. 2/28/1947 7 3 Cincinnati Bengals / 4th / 84th pick / 1968
74 Dave Rowe 30 dt 10 1 280 6-7 Penn St. 6/20/1945 8 1 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1967
78 Art Shell* 29 LT 14 14 265 6-5 Md-Eastern Shore 11/26/1946 7 12 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 80th pick / 1968
49 Mike Siani 25 wr 14 4 195 6-2 Villanova 5/27/1950 3 4 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 21st pick / 1972
60 Otis Sistrunk 29 LDT 14 14 265 6-4 none 9/18/1946 3 8
12 Ken Stabler 30 QB 14 13 215 6-3 Alabama 12/25/1945 5 10 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1968
66 Steve Sylvester 22 11 0 260 6-4 Notre Dame 3/4/1953 Rook 4 Oakland Raiders / 10th / 259th pick / 1975
32 Jack Tatum* 27 FS 13 13 200 5-10 Ohio St. 11/18/1948 4 11 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 19th pick / 1971
26 Skip Thomas 25 LCB 14 14 205 6-1 USC 2/7/1950 3 9 Oakland Raiders / 7th / 176th pick / 1972
80 Art Thoms 29 RDT 13 11 260 6-5 Syracuse 10/20/1946 6 8 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 22nd pick / 1969
63 Gene Upshaw* 30 LG 14 14 255 6-5 Texas A&M-Kingsville 8/15/1945 8 12 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 17th pick / 1967
30 Mark van Eeghen 23 FB 14 8 223 6-2 Colgate 4/19/1952 1 6 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 75th pick / 1974
75 John Vella 25 RT 13 13 258 6-4 USC 4/21/1950 3 7 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1972
41 Phil Villapiano* 26 LLB 14 13 225 6-2 Bowling Green 2/26/1949 4 13 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 45th pick / 1971
Team Total 27.0 14 225.4 6-2.3 4.3