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1961 San Diego Chargers

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12-2-0, AFL West Division  · 1961 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 11.1, Offense: 2.6, Defense: 8.4, SoS: -1.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 396 points (28.3/g), 3rd of 8 in the AFL. Allowed 219 points (15.6/g), 1st.
 Differential of 177 points (12.6/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 11.2-2.8.

Coach: Sid Gillman (12-2-0)
 Other Notable Asst.: Chuck Noll (Defensive Assistant)

Stadium: Balboa Stadium
 Training Camp: University of San Diego (San Diego, California)

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Passing Rushing Receiving
Rnd Pick Tm Pos Yrs From To AP1 PB St CarAV G Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD College/Univ
1 7 SDG Earl Faison DE 6 1961 1966 4 5 5 57 73 Indiana
2 15 SDG Keith Lincoln FB 8 1961 1968 2 5 5 48 99 8 17 240 5 1 758 3383 19 165 2250 19 Washington St.
3 23 SDG Marlin McKeever LB 13 1961 1973 0 1 9 51 162 133 1737 6 USC
4 31 SDG Jimmy Johnson HOF DB 16 1961 1976 4 5 14 100 213 40 690 4 UCLA
5 39 SDG Billy Kilmer QB 16 1961 1978 0 1 11 75 170 1585 2984 20495 152 146 362 1509 21 27 288 1 UCLA
6 46 SDG Calvin Bird HB 0 0 0 Kentucky
6 47 SDG Cliff Roberts T 1 1961 1961 0 0 0 2 10 Illinois
7 55 SDG Claude Gibson DB 5 1961 1965 0 0 3 22 70 North Carolina St.
8 63 SDG Charley Johnson QB 15 1961 1975 0 1 10 79 165 1737 3392 24410 170 181 196 539 10 New Mexico St.
9 71 SDG Bob Scarpitto FL 8 1961 1968 0 1 8 34 102 10 214 1 156 2651 27 Notre Dame
10 79 SDG Willie Hector G 0 0 0 Pacific
11 87 SDG Greg Larson C 13 1961 1973 0 1 12 62 179 0 -2 0 0 1 0 Minnesota
12 95 SDG Hezekiah Braxton FB 2 1962 1963 0 0 0 0 9 17 35 1 4 17 0 Virginia Union
13 103 SDG Dale Messer HB 5 1961 1965 0 0 0 2 46 3 13 0 12 176 0 Fresno St.
14 111 SDG Billy Wilson T 0 0 0 Auburn
15 119 SDG Ernie Ladd DT 8 1961 1968 3 4 5 57 112 Grambling St.
16 127 SDG Bud Whitehead DB 8 1961 1968 0 0 6 31 94 0 1 0 0 0 1 -4 0 Florida St.
17 135 SDG Reggie Carolan TE 7 1962 1968 0 1 0 5 80 23 364 5 Idaho
18 143 SDG Ed Dyas FB 0 0 0 Auburn
19 151 SDG Jack Espenship HB 0 0 0 Florida
20 159 SDG Mike Lucci C 0 0 0 Tennessee
21 167 SDG Gene Gaines HB 0 0 0 UCLA
22 175 SDG John Brown T 0 0 0 Syracuse
23 183 SDG Glenn Bass SE 8 1961 1968 0 0 3 28 79 16 67 0 167 2841 17 East Carolina
24 191 SDG Ben Balme G 0 0 0 Yale
25 199 SDG Donald Coffey WR 1 1963 1963 0 0 0 0 3 Memphis
26 207 SDG Bill Kinnune G 0 0 0 Washington
27 215 SDG Luther Hayes E 1 1961 1961 0 0 0 3 14 14 280 3 USC
28 223 SDG Chuck Allen LB 12 1961 1972 0 2 9 59 144 Washington
29 231 SDG Dan Ficca G 5 1962 1966 0 0 2 17 70 USC
30 239 SDG Mike McKeever G 0 0 0 USC