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1967 San Diego Chargers

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8-5-1, AFL West Division  · 1967 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 0.3, Offense: 3.2, Defense: -2.9, SoS: 0.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 360 points (25.7/g), 4th of 9 in the AFL. Allowed 352 points (25.1/g), 6th.
 Differential of 8 points (0.6/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 7.2-6.8.

Coach: Sid Gillman (8-5-1)

Stadium: San Diego Stadium
 Training Camp: TraveLodge (Escondido, 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 John Hadl 27 5 14 217 for 427, 3,365 yards, 24 td, 22 int, & 37 rushes for 107 yards and 3 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1962
San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 24th pick / 1962
HB Dickie Post* 22 Rook 0 161 rushes for 663 yards, 7 td, & 32 catches for 278 yards and 1 td San Diego Chargers / 4th / 94th pick / 1967
FB Brad Hubbert* 26 Rook 0 116 rushes for 643 yards, 2 td, & 19 catches for 214 yards and 2 td
FL Lance Alworth*+ 27 5 0 52 catches for 1,010 yards, 9 td, & 1 rush for 5 yards and 0 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 8th pick / 1962
Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 9th pick / 1962
SE Gary Garrison 23 1 14 44 catches for 772 yards, 2 td, & 1 rush for 1 yards and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 77th pick / 1965
TE Willie Frazier* 25 3 0 57 catches for 922 yards, 10 td
LT Ernie Wright 28 7 0 Los Angeles Rams / 15th / 200th pick / 1961
LG Gary Kirner 25 3 0 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 40th pick / 1964
C Sam Gruneisen 26 5 14 San Diego Chargers / 25th / 200th pick / 1962
RG Walt Sweeney*+ 26 4 0 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1963
Cleveland Browns / 8th / 107th pick / 1963
RT Ron Mix*+ 29 7 0 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 10th pick / 1960
 Defensive Starters
LDE Howard Kindig 26 2 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 14th / 112th pick / 1964
Philadelphia Eagles / 13th / 170th pick / 1964
LDT Houston Ridge 23 1 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 13th / 117th pick / 1966
RDT Scott Appleton 25 3 14 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 4th pick / 1964
Houston Oilers / 1st / 6th pick / 1964
RDE Ron Billingsley 22 Rook 0 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 14th pick / 1967
LLB Jeff Staggs 23 Rook 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
MLB Rick Redman* 24 2 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 5th / 38th pick / 1965
Philadelphia Eagles / 10th / 132nd pick / 1965
RLB Frank Buncom* 28 5 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 6th / 48th pick / 1962
LCB Joe Beauchamp 23 1 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RCB Speedy Duncan* 25 3 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
LS Kenny Graham* 26 3 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 13th / 104th pick / 1964
Baltimore Colts / 12th / 162nd pick / 1964
RS Bud Whitehead 28 6 0 San Diego Chargers / 16th / 127th pick / 1961
 Special Teams Starters
K Dick Van Raaphorst 25 3 0 15 of 30 field goals & 45 of 45 extra points Cleveland Browns / 10th / 138th pick / 1964
P Rick Redman* 24 2 0 58 punts for a 37.0 average, 0 blocked San Diego Chargers / 5th / 38th pick / 1965
Philadelphia Eagles / 10th / 132nd pick / 1965
PR Speedy Duncan* 25 3 0 36 punt returns for a 12.1 average and 0 td
KR Jim Tolbert 23 1 3 18 kick returns for a 24.5 average and 0 td San Diego Chargers / 7th / 61st pick / 1966

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
71 Harold Akin 22 3 0 260 6-5 Oklahoma St. 1/11/1945 Rook 2 San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 67th pick / 1967
50 Chuck Allen 28 13 0 225 6-1 Washington 9/7/1939 6 2 San Diego Chargers / 28th / 223rd pick / 1961
Los Angeles Rams / 17th / 228th pick / 1961
32 Jim Allison 24 3 0 215 6-0 El Camino Col. (CA),San Diego St. 3/2/1943 2 0 San Diego Chargers / 12th / 94th pick / 1965
19 Lance Alworth*+ 27 FL 11 0 184 6-0 Arkansas 8/3/1940 5 11 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 8th pick / 1962
Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 9th pick / 1962
70 Scott Appleton 25 RDT 14 14 260 6-3 Texas 2/20/1942 3 5 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 4th pick / 1964
Houston Oilers / 1st / 6th pick / 1964
84 Johnny Baker 26 10 0 230 6-3 Mississippi St. 3/15/1941 4 2 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 37th pick / 1963
Houston Oilers / 7th / 54th pick / 1963
40 Joe Beauchamp 23 LCB 14 0 188 6-0 Iowa St. 4/11/1944 1 5
86 Ron Billingsley 22 RDE 13 0 290 6-8 Wyoming 4/6/1945 Rook 4 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 14th pick / 1967
55 Frank Buncom* 28 RLB 14 0 235 6-2 USC 11/2/1939 5 5 San Diego Chargers / 6th / 48th pick / 1962
44 Ollie Cordill 24 3 0 185 6-3 Memphis 6/20/1943 Rook 2 Cleveland Browns / 11th / 153rd pick / 1965
88 Tom Day 32 11 0 252 6-2 North Carolina A&T 8/20/1935 7 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 20th / 229th pick / 1960
82 Steve DeLong 24 7 0 252 6-2 Tennessee 7/3/1943 2 2 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 6th pick / 1965
Chicago Bears / 1st / 6th pick / 1965
45 Speedy Duncan* 25 PR 14 0 180 5-10 Jackson St. 8/10/1942 3 9
62 Bernie Erickson 23 13 0 240 6-2 Abilene Christian 10/16/1944 Rook 2 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 121st pick / 1967
37 Gene Foster 25 10 0 220 6-0 Arizona St. 3/20/1942 2 1 San Diego Chargers / 10th / 78th pick / 1965
Dallas Cowboys / 15th / 201st pick / 1965
83 Willie Frazier* 25 TE 14 0 245 6-4 Ark-Pine Bluff 6/19/1942 3 10
27 Gary Garrison 23 SE 14 14 193 6-2 San Diego St. 1/21/1944 1 9 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 77th pick / 1965
33 Kenny Graham* 26 LS 13 0 210 6-0 Washington St. 11/25/1941 3 6 San Diego Chargers / 13th / 104th pick / 1964
Baltimore Colts / 12th / 162nd pick / 1964
77 Jim Griffin 25 14 0 265 6-3 Grambling St. 2/8/1942 1 2 San Francisco 49ers / 15th / 197th pick / 1964
79 George Gross 26 14 0 270 6-3 Auburn 1/26/1941 4 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 103rd pick / 1962
San Diego Chargers / 16th / 128th pick / 1962
65 Sam Gruneisen 26 C 14 14 242 6-1 Villanova 1/16/1941 5 6 San Diego Chargers / 25th / 200th pick / 1962
21 John Hadl 27 QB 14 14 214 6-1 Kansas 2/15/1940 5 14 Detroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1962
San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 24th pick / 1962
24 Bob Howard 23 14 0 174 6-2 Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo,San Diego St. 11/19/1944 Rook 2 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 48th pick / 1967
26 Brad Hubbert* 26 FB 14 0 235 6-1 Arizona 6/5/1941 Rook 8
87 Howard Kindig 26 LDE 7 0 265 6-6 Los Angeles St. 6/22/1941 2 4 San Diego Chargers / 14th / 112th pick / 1964
Philadelphia Eagles / 13th / 170th pick / 1964
72 Gary Kirner 25 LG 14 0 255 6-3 USC 6/22/1942 3 6 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 40th pick / 1964
52 Paul Latzke 25 13 0 240 6-4 Pacific 3/22/1942 1 3
73 Larry Little 22 10 0 265 6-1 Bethune-Cookman 11/2/1945 Rook 3
23 Paul Lowe 31 7 0 205 6-0 Oregon St. 9/27/1936 7 1
38 Jacque MacKinnon 29 14 0 235 6-4 Colgate 11/10/1938 6 2 San Diego Chargers / 33rd / 264th pick / 1962
Philadelphia Eagles / 20th / 280th pick / 1961
36 Frank Marsh 27 1 0 205 6-2 Oregon St. 6/19/1940 Rook 2
89 Ron McCall 23 2 0 240 6-2 Utah St.,Weber St. 7/11/1944 Rook 1 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 40th pick / 1967
60 Ed Mitchell 25 4 0 285 6-2 Nebraska,Southern 9/5/1942 2 2 San Diego Chargers / 15th / 120th pick / 1964
Cleveland Browns / 12th / 166th pick / 1964
74 Ron Mix*+ 29 RT 14 0 250 6-4 USC 3/10/1938 7 11 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 10th pick / 1960
25 Steve Newell 23 wr 7 1 186 6-1 Long Beach St. 12/27/1944 Rook 1 San Diego Chargers / 9th / 225th pick / 1967
76 Terry Owens 23 t 14 4 260 6-0 Jacksonville St. 7/5/1944 1 3 San Diego Chargers / 11th / 99th pick / 1966
Chicago Bears / 11th / 167th pick / 1966
22 Dickie Post* 22 HB 13 0 190 5-9 Houston 9/27/1945 Rook 8 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 94th pick / 1967
57 Bob Print 23 7 0 230 6-0 Dayton 1/16/1944 Rook 2
66 Rick Redman* 24 MLB 14 0 220 6-1 Washington 3/7/1943 2 6 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 38th pick / 1965
Philadelphia Eagles / 10th / 132nd pick / 1965
80 Houston Ridge 23 LDT 14 0 270 6-4 San Diego St. 7/18/1944 1 4 San Diego Chargers / 13th / 117th pick / 1966
20 Russ Smith 23 12 0 212 6-0 Miami (FL) 8/4/1944 Rook 1 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 40th pick / 1966
81 Jeff Staggs 23 LLB 14 0 240 6-1 BYU,San Diego St. 5/14/1944 Rook 4
18 Kay Stephenson 23 7 0 210 6-1 Florida 12/17/1944 Rook 1
78 Walt Sweeney*+ 26 RG 14 0 256 6-4 Syracuse 4/18/1941 4 11 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1963
Cleveland Browns / 8th / 107th pick / 1963
43 Jim Tolbert 23 KR 14 3 200 6-4 Lincoln (MO) 3/12/1944 1 0 San Diego Chargers / 7th / 61st pick / 1966
39 Dick Van Raaphorst 25 K 14 0 218 6-0 Ohio St. 12/10/1942 3 2 Cleveland Browns / 10th / 138th pick / 1964
47 Bud Whitehead 28 RS 14 0 185 6-0 Florida St. 1/1/1939 6 4 San Diego Chargers / 16th / 127th pick / 1961
75 Ernie Wright 28 LT 14 0 270 6-4 Ohio St. 11/6/1939 7 6 Los Angeles Rams / 15th / 200th pick / 1961
Team Total 25.1 14 230.3 6-1.9 2.4