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1974 San Diego Chargers

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5-9-0, Finished 4th in AFC West Division  · 1974 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -4.8, Offense: -3.5, Defense: -1.3, SoS: 0.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 212 points (15.1/g), 20th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 285 points (20.4/g), 19th.
 Differential of -73 points (-5.2/g), 20th.  Expected W-L: 4.6-9.4.

Coach: Tommy Prothro (5-9-0)

Stadium: San Diego Stadium
 Training Camp: Alliant International University (San Diego, California)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Dan Fouts 23 1 11 115 for 237, 1,732 yards, 8 td, 13 int, & 19 rushes for 63 yards and 1 td San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 64th pick / 1973
RB Don Woods 23 Rook 9 227 rushes for 1,162 yards, 7 td, & 26 catches for 349 yards and 3 td Green Bay Packers / 6th / 134th pick / 1974
FB Bo Matthews 23 Rook 8 95 rushes for 328 yards, 4 td, & 12 catches for 90 yards and 0 td San Diego Chargers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1974
WR Harrison Davis 22 Rook 7 18 catches for 432 yards, 2 td, & 2 rushes for -7 yards and 0 td San Diego Chargers / 4th / 81st pick / 1974
WR Gary Garrison 30 8 14 41 catches for 785 yards, 5 td Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 77th pick / 1965
TE Wayne Stewart 27 5 13 19 catches for 283 yards, 1 td New York Jets / 15th / 390th pick / 1969
LT Terry Owens 30 8 13 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 11th / 99th pick / 1966
Chicago Bears / 11th / 167th pick / 1966
LG Doug Wilkerson 27 4 14 Houston Oilers / 1st / 14th pick / 1970
C Carl Mauck 27 5 14 Baltimore Colts / 13th / 337th pick / 1969
RG Ira Gordon 27 4 14 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 190th pick / 1970
RT Russ Washington* 28 6 14 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 1st / 4th pick / 1968
 Defensive Starters
LDE Pete Lazetich 24 2 7 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 36th pick / 1972
LDT Dave Rowe 29 7 14 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1967
RDT Robert Brown 35 8 13 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 13th / 169th pick / 1964
RDE Coy Bacon 32 6 14
LLB Don Goode 23 Rook 7 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 15th pick / 1974
MLB Charles Anthony 22 Rook 10 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 15th / 366th pick / 1974
RLB Floyd Rice 25 3 12 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 9th / 212th pick / 1971
LCB Bob Howard 30 7 12 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 48th pick / 1967
RCB Sam Williams 22 Rook 12 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 12th / 289th pick / 1974
SS Chris Fletcher 26 4 12 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 9th / 223rd pick / 1970
FS Joe Beauchamp 30 8 10 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Dennis Partee 28 6 0 1 of 5 field goals & 26 of 28 extra points San Diego Chargers / 11th / 291st pick / 1968
P Dennis Partee 28 6 0 76 punts for a 40.0 average, 0 blocked San Diego Chargers / 11th / 291st pick / 1968
PR Danny Colbert 24 Rook 0 15 punt returns for a 8.5 average and 0 td San Diego Chargers / 9th / 210th pick / 1974
KR Dick Gordon 30 9 0 14 kick returns for a 25.3 average and 0 td Chicago Bears / 7th / 88th pick / 1965

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
59 Charles Anthony 22 MLB 13 10 230 6-1 USC 7/10/1952 Rook 5 San Diego Chargers / 15th / 366th pick / 1974
79 Coy Bacon 32 RDE 14 14 270 6-4 Jackson St. 8/30/1942 6 5
75 Raymond Baylor 27 1 0 263 6-5 Texas Southern 3/7/1947 Rook 2
40 Joe Beauchamp 30 FS 10 10 188 6-0 Iowa St. 4/11/1944 8 5
85 Jim Beirne 28 14 0 206 6-2 Purdue 10/15/1946 6 1 Houston Oilers / 4th / 105th pick / 1968
45 Reggie Berry 24 13 0 190 6-0 Long Beach St. 3/13/1950 2 3
73 Bon Boatwright 23 10 0 262 6-5 Oklahoma St. 10/28/1951 Rook 2 San Diego Chargers / 8th / 206th pick / 1974
21 Glen Bonner 22 rb 12 3 202 6-2 Washington 5/5/1952 Rook 2
78 Robert Brown 35 RDT 14 13 260 6-5 Ark-Pine Bluff 2/23/1939 8 5 San Francisco 49ers / 13th / 169th pick / 1964
46 Danny Colbert 24 PR 6 0 175 5-11 TCU,Tulsa 12/15/1950 Rook 0 San Diego Chargers / 9th / 210th pick / 1974
87 Harrison Davis 22 WR 12 7 219 6-4 Virginia 2/20/1952 Rook 4 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 81st pick / 1974
52 Jay Douglas 24 14 0 250 6-6 Arkansas,Memphis 9/1/1950 1 3 San Diego Chargers / 11th / 268th pick / 1973
39 Lenny Dunlap 25 db 8 2 196 6-1 North Texas 6/25/1949 3 1 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 26th pick / 1971
37 Cid Edwards 31 10 6 230 6-3 Tennessee St. 10/10/1943 6 3
44 Chris Fletcher 26 SS 12 12 185 5-11 Temple 12/25/1948 4 6 San Diego Chargers / 9th / 223rd pick / 1970
56 Fred Forsberg 30 lb 6 1 235 6-1 Washington 7/4/1944 6 1 Denver Broncos / 14th / 121st pick / 1966
14 Dan Fouts 23 QB 11 11 204 6-3 Oregon 6/10/1951 1 7 San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 64th pick / 1973
17 Jesse Freitas 23 qb 5 3 203 6-1 Stanford,San Diego St. 9/10/1951 Rook 3 San Diego Chargers / 6th / 133rd pick / 1974
27 Gary Garrison 30 WR 14 14 193 6-2 San Diego St. 1/21/1944 8 8 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 77th pick / 1965
61 Blenda Gay 24 2 0 254 6-5 Fayetteville St. 11/22/1950 Rook 2 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 1st pick / 1973 Supp
54 Carl Gersbach 27 llb 12 7 230 6-1 Duke,West Chester 1/8/1947 4 3
50 Don Goode 23 LLB 14 7 234 6-2 Kansas 6/21/1951 Rook 3 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 15th pick / 1974
88 Dick Gordon 30 KR 7 0 190 5-11 Michigan St. 1/1/1944 9 0 Chicago Bears / 7th / 88th pick / 1965
69 Ira Gordon 27 RG 14 14 275 6-3 Kansas St. 5/5/1947 4 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 190th pick / 1970
82 Dave Grannell 22 9 0 230 6-4 Arizona St. 10/4/1952 Rook 1 San Diego Chargers / 11th / 262nd pick / 1974
23 George Hoey 28 FS 13 8 174 5-10 Michigan 11/14/1946 3 4 Detroit Lions / 14th / 346th pick / 1969
13 Don Horn 29 12 0 195 6-2 Washington St.,San Diego St. 3/9/1945 7 0 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 25th pick / 1967
24 Bob Howard 30 LCB 14 12 174 6-2 Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo,San Diego St. 11/19/1944 7 6 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 48th pick / 1967
71 Pete Lazetich 24 LDE 9 7 245 6-3 Stanford 2/4/1950 2 3 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 36th pick / 1972
58 Mike Lee 23 7 0 232 6-0 UNLV 8/31/1951 Rook 2
25 Jerry LeVias 28 wr 13 5 177 5-9 SMU 9/5/1946 5 1 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 40th pick / 1969
65 Mark Markovich 22 9 0 256 6-5 Penn St. 11/7/1952 Rook 3 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1974
41 Bo Matthews 23 FB 14 8 230 6-4 Colorado 11/15/1951 Rook 3 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1974
55 Carl Mauck 27 C 14 14 243 6-4 Southern Illinois 7/7/1947 5 6 Baltimore Colts / 13th / 337th pick / 1969
53 Chip Myrtle 29 8 0 225 6-2 Maryland 2/6/1945 7 2
76 Terry Owens 30 LT 13 13 260 6-0 Jacksonville St. 7/5/1944 8 6 San Diego Chargers / 11th / 99th pick / 1966
Chicago Bears / 11th / 167th pick / 1966
80 Gary Parris 24 te 14 1 226 6-2 Florida St. 6/13/1950 1 0 San Diego Chargers / 15th / 372nd pick / 1973
29 Dennis Partee 28 K 14 0 229 6-1 SMU 9/2/1946 6 3 San Diego Chargers / 11th / 291st pick / 1968
62 Harold Paul 25 1 0 245 6-5 Texas Southern,Oklahoma 11/8/1949 Rook 2
57 Floyd Rice 25 RLB 12 12 223 6-3 Alcorn St. 8/31/1949 3 5 Houston Oilers / 9th / 212th pick / 1971
53 Mel Rogers 27 3 0 231 6-2 Florida A&M 4/23/1947 3 2
74 Dave Rowe 29 LDT 14 14 280 6-7 Penn St. 6/20/1945 7 6 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1967
81 Jeff Staggs 30 lb 3 1 240 6-1 BYU,San Diego St. 5/14/1944 7 0
89 Wayne Stewart 27 TE 14 13 219 6-7 California 8/18/1947 5 3 New York Jets / 15th / 390th pick / 1969
77 John Teerlinck 23 dt 14 2 248 6-5 West. Illinois 4/9/1951 Rook 1 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 105th pick / 1974
86 Jim Thaxton 25 2 0 240 6-2 Tennessee St. 1/11/1949 1 0 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 84th pick / 1973
35 Bob Thomas 26 rb 14 2 201 5-10 Arizona St. 8/23/1948 3 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 15th / 379th pick / 1971
38 Tom Thompson 23 12 0 205 6-1 Southern Illinois 9/22/1951 Rook 0
75 Dave Tipton 25 lde 11 6 245 6-6 Stanford 4/23/1949 3 3 New York Giants / 4th / 96th pick / 1971
68 Brian Vertefeuille 23 t 14 1 252 6-3 Idaho St. 4/4/1951 Rook 1 San Diego Chargers / 13th / 314th pick / 1974
70 Russ Washington* 28 RT 14 14 289 6-6 Missouri 12/17/1946 6 8 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 4th pick / 1968
15 Ray Wersching 24 14 0 213 5-11 California 8/21/1950 1 1
63 Doug Wilkerson 27 LG 14 14 253 6-3 North Carolina Central 3/27/1947 4 6 Houston Oilers / 1st / 14th pick / 1970
47 Sam Williams 22 RCB 13 12 192 6-2 New Mex. Highlands,California 7/22/1952 Rook 5 San Diego Chargers / 12th / 289th pick / 1974
33 Don Woods 23 RB 12 9 210 6-1 New Mex. Highlands,New Mexico 2/17/1951 Rook 13 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 134th pick / 1974
Team Total 26.0 14 225.9 6-2.3 3.1