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1960 Los Angeles Chargers

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10-4-0, AFL West Division  · 1960 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 2.3, Offense: 2.5, Defense: -0.2, SoS: -0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 373 points (26.6/g), 3rd of 8 in the AFL. Allowed 336 points (24.0/g), 4th.
 Differential of 37 points (2.6/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 7.9-6.1.

Coach: Sid Gillman (10-4-0)
 Other Notable Asst.: Chuck Noll (Defensive Assistant)

Stadium: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
 Training Camp: Chapman College (Orange, California)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Jack Kemp+ 25 3 12 211 for 406, 3,018 yards, 20 td, 25 int, & 54 rushes for 238 yards and 8 td Detroit Lions / 17th / 203rd pick / 1957
HB Paul Lowe+ 24 Rook 0 136 rushes for 855 yards, 8 td, & 23 catches for 377 yards and 2 td
FB Howie Ferguson 30 7 0 126 rushes for 438 yards, 4 td, & 21 catches for 168 yards and 2 td
FL Dave Kocourek 23 Rook 0 40 catches for 662 yards, 1 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 19th / 223rd pick / 1959
SE Ralph Anderson 23 2 0 44 catches for 614 yards, 5 td Chicago Bears / 9th / 101st pick / 1958
TE Howard Clark 25 Rook 0 27 catches for 431 yards, 0 td
LT Ernie Wright 21 Rook 0 Los Angeles Rams / 15th / 200th pick / 1961
LG Orlando Ferrante 28 Rook 0
C Don Rogers 24 Rook 0 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 74th pick / 1959
RG Fred Cole 23 Rook 0 Chicago Bears / 6th / 68th pick / 1959
RT Ron Mix+ 22 Rook 0 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 10th pick / 1960
 Defensive Starters
LDE Maury Schleicher 23 1 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Cardinals / 5th / 50th pick / 1959
LDT Volney Peters 32 8 0 Chicago Cardinals / 13th / 151st pick / 1951
RDT Dick Chorovich 28 5 0 Baltimore Colts / 12th / 136th pick / 1955
RDE Ron Nery 26 Rook 0 New York Giants / 7th / 81st pick / 1956
LLB Rommie Loudd 27 Rook 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 26th / 304th pick / 1956
MLB Emil Karas 27 1 0 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 28th pick / 1959
RLB Paul Maguire 22 Rook 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
LCB Doyle Nix 27 5 0 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 18th / 209th pick / 1955
RCB Dick Harris+ 23 Rook 0 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
LS Bob Zeman 23 Rook 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 10th / 119th pick / 1959
RS Charlie McNeil 24 Rook 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Ben Agajanian 41 15 0 13 of 24 field goals & 46 of 47 extra points
P Paul Maguire 22 Rook 0 43 punts for a 40.5 average, 0 blocked
PR Dick Harris+ 23 Rook 0 13 punt returns for a 8.1 average and 0 td
KR Paul Lowe+ 24 Rook 0 28 kick returns for a 21.8 average and 0 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
3 Ben Agajanian 41 K 14 0 215 6-0 New Mexico 8/28/1919 15 6
82 Ralph Anderson 23 SE 10 0 223 6-4 Santa Monica College (CA),Los Angeles St. 1/1/1937 2 7 Chicago Bears / 9th / 101st pick / 1958
57 Al Bansavage 22 3 0 220 6-2 The Citadel,USC 1/9/1938 Rook 2 Baltimore Colts / 6th / 71st pick / 1960
69 Al Barry 30 5 0 238 6-2 USC 12/24/1930 6 3 Green Bay Packers / 30th / 355th pick / 1953
57 Hubert Bobo 26 3 0 220 6-0 Ohio St. 7/2/1934 Rook 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 13th / 146th pick / 1957
54 Ron Botchan 25 14 0 238 6-1 Occidental 2/15/1935 Rook 3
53 Charlie Brueckman 25 14 0 223 6-2 Pittsburgh 11/23/1935 2 3 San Francisco 49ers / 9th / 104th pick / 1957
71 Dick Chorovich 28 RDT 14 0 260 6-4 Miami (OH) 11/28/1932 5 5 Baltimore Colts / 12th / 136th pick / 1955
87 Howard Clark 25 TE 13 0 215 6-2 Tenn-Chattanooga 8/23/1935 Rook 5
19 Bob Clatterbuck 28 qb 2 2 195 6-3 Houston 7/3/1932 6 1 New York Giants / 27th / 316th pick / 1954
66 Fred Cole 23 RG 14 0 226 6-0 Maryland 6/14/1937 Rook 7 Chicago Bears / 6th / 68th pick / 1959
72 Sam DeLuca 24 14 0 250 6-2 South Carolina 5/2/1936 Rook 4 New York Giants / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1957
50 Ben Donnell 24 3 0 248 6-5 Vanderbilt 7/17/1936 Rook 2 Detroit Lions / 7th / 77th pick / 1959
37 Howie Ferguson 30 FB 14 0 218 6-2 none 8/5/1930 7 6
68 Orlando Ferrante 28 LG 14 0 230 6-0 USC 9/24/1932 Rook 7
76 Gary Finneran 26 13 0 240 6-3 USC 2/23/1934 Rook 3
41 Charlie Flowers 23 10 0 220 6-1 Mississippi 6/28/1937 Rook 3 New York Giants / 12th / 142nd pick / 1959
20 Fred Ford 22 6 0 180 5-8 Cal Poly-Pomona 3/30/1938 Rook 1
35 Bob Garner 13 0 189 5-10 Fresno St. Rook 3
89 Art Gob 23 3 0 230 6-4 Pittsburgh 1/7/1937 1 2 Washington Redskins / 22nd / 257th pick / 1959
36 Dick Harris+ 23 PR 14 0 187 5-11 McNeese St. 7/24/1937 Rook 12
56 Emil Karas 27 MLB 12 0 230 6-3 Dayton 12/13/1933 1 4 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 28th pick / 1959
15 Jack Kemp+ 25 QB 14 12 201 6-1 Occidental 7/13/1935 3 15 Detroit Lions / 17th / 203rd pick / 1957
67 Charlie Kempinska 22 10 0 235 6-0 Mississippi 10/30/1938 Rook 4
83 Dave Kocourek 23 FL 14 0 240 6-5 Wisconsin 8/20/1937 Rook 8 Pittsburgh Steelers / 19th / 223rd pick / 1959
60 John Kompara 24 7 0 245 6-2 South Carolina 4/12/1936 Rook 2 New York Giants / 13th / 155th pick / 1959
17 Bob Laraba 27 14 0 195 6-3 Texas-El Paso 5/30/1933 Rook 3 Green Bay Packers / 8th / 95th pick / 1959
51 Rommie Loudd 27 LLB 14 0 227 6-2 UCLA 6/8/1933 Rook 6 San Francisco 49ers / 26th / 304th pick / 1956
23 Paul Lowe+ 24 HB 14 0 205 6-0 Oregon St. 9/27/1936 Rook 12
84 Paul Maguire 22 P 11 0 228 6-0 The Citadel 8/22/1938 Rook 7
33 Blanche Martin 23 9 0 195 6-0 Michigan St. 1/16/1937 Rook 0 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 43rd pick / 1959
27 Charlie McNeil 24 RS 9 0 180 5-11 Compton CC (CA) 8/8/1936 Rook 4
74 Ron Mix+ 22 RT 14 0 250 6-4 USC 3/10/1938 Rook 13 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 10th pick / 1960
80 Ron Nery 26 RDE 14 0 247 6-6 Kansas St. 12/30/1934 Rook 5 New York Giants / 7th / 81st pick / 1956
29 Doyle Nix 27 LCB 12 0 191 6-1 SMU 5/30/1933 5 5 Green Bay Packers / 18th / 209th pick / 1955
44 Trusse Norris 23 2 0 194 6-1 UCLA 8/10/1937 Rook 0
88 Don Norton 22 14 0 190 6-1 Iowa 3/13/1938 Rook 5 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 56th pick / 1960
70 Volney Peters 32 LDT 14 0 237 6-4 USC 1/1/1928 8 5 Chicago Cardinals / 13th / 151st pick / 1951
52 Don Rogers 24 C 14 0 240 6-2 South Carolina 12/4/1936 Rook 7 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 74th pick / 1959
81 Maury Schleicher 23 LDE 12 0 238 6-3 Penn St. 7/17/1937 1 5 Chicago Cardinals / 5th / 50th pick / 1959
26 Jimmy Sears 29 10 0 183 5-11 USC 3/20/1931 6 3 Baltimore Colts / 6th / 62nd pick / 1953
20 Jesse Thomas 32 3 0 180 5-10 Michigan St. 5/23/1928 5 2 New York Yanks / 10th / 119th pick / 1951
45 Henry Wallace 22 2 0 195 6-0 Pacific 9/26/1938 Rook 2
27 Ron Waller 27 2 0 180 5-11 Maryland 2/14/1933 5 0 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 15th pick / 1955
28 Royce Womble 29 14 0 185 6-0 North Texas 8/12/1931 6 4
75 Ernie Wright 21 LT 14 0 270 6-4 Ohio St. 11/6/1939 Rook 7 Los Angeles Rams / 15th / 200th pick / 1961
34 Bob Zeman 23 LS 12 0 200 6-1 Wisconsin 2/22/1937 Rook 4 Cleveland Browns / 10th / 119th pick / 1959
Team Total 24.9 14 217.6 6-1.4 1.8