1965 Houston Oilers Game-by-Game Results

American Football League (AFL)
Team Record: 4-10
Finishing 4th in the AFL's East Division
Coach: Hugh Taylor (4-10)
Location: Houston, Texas
1965 Houston Oilers Statistics
1965 Houston Oilers Roster

The Houston Oilers of the American Football League ended the 1965 season with a record of 4 wins and 10 losses, finishing fourth in the AFL's East Division.

The Oilers netted 298 points, but the leaky defense gave up 429, most in the league. George Blanda passed for 2,542 yards. Ode Burrell hauled in 55 passes, while Charley Frazier added 717 receiving yards. Charley Hennigan contributed to the receiving game also.

Ode Burrell ran for a team-leading 528 yards for Houston.

W.K. Hicks picked off 9 errant tosses from the opposition.

Hugh Taylor coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 298
Regular Season Points Against: 429

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 12, 1965 New York Jets 21 at Houston Oilers 27 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
September 19, 1965 Boston Patriots 10 at Houston Oilers 31 W 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0
September 26, 1965 Houston Oilers 17 at Oakland Raiders 21 L 2-0-0 0-1-0 2-1-0
October 3, 1965 Houston Oilers 14 at San Diego Chargers 31 L 2-0-0 0-2-0 2-2-0
October 17, 1965 Houston Oilers 17 at Denver Broncos 28 L 2-0-0 0-3-0 2-3-0
October 24, 1965 Kansas City Chiefs 36 at Houston Oilers 38 W 3-0-0 0-3-0 3-3-0
October 31, 1965 Houston Oilers 19 at Buffalo Bills 17 W 3-0-0 1-3-0 4-3-0
November 7, 1965 Oakland Raiders 33 at Houston Oilers 21 L 3-1-0 1-3-0 4-4-0
November 14, 1965 Denver Broncos 31 at Houston Oilers 21 L 3-2-0 1-3-0 4-5-0
November 21, 1965 Houston Oilers 14 at New York Jets 41 L 3-2-0 1-4-0 4-6-0
November 28, 1965 Houston Oilers 21 at Kansas City Chiefs 52 L 3-2-0 1-5-0 4-7-0
December 5, 1965 Buffalo Bills 29 at Houston Oilers 18 L 3-3-0 1-5-0 4-8-0
December 12, 1965 San Diego Chargers 37 at Houston Oilers 26 L 3-4-0 1-5-0 4-9-0
December 18, 1965 Houston Oilers 14 at Boston Patriots 42 L 3-4-0 1-6-0 4-10-0