Hoyle Granger

Hoyle John Granger
Born: March 7, 1944
Oberlin, LA USA
Position: RB
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 225
College: Mississippi St.
High School: Oberlin (LA)
Career: 1966-1972
Drafted: 1966 in Round 4, #63 overall by the Baltimore Colts
Drafted: 1966 in Round 5, #37 overall (AFL) by the Houston Oilers

Hoyle Granger played from 1966 to 1972 during his career with the Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints. Granger ran for 3,653 yards in his career on 805 attempts, scoring 19 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 134 passes for 1,339 yards and 5 receiving touchdowns..

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1966AFL Houston Oilers563886.969 1
1967AFL Houston Oilers23611945.167 6
1968AFL Houston Oilers2028484.247 7
1969AFL Houston Oilers1867404.023 3
1970NFL Houston Oilers511693.315 1
1971NFL New Orleans Saints321394.316 1
1972NFL Houston Oilers421754.214 0
AFL68031704.769 17
NFL1254833.916 2
Totals80536534.569 19


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1966AFL Houston Oilers121048.726 1
1967AFL Houston Oilers313009.743 3
1968AFL Houston Oilers2636113.955 0
1969AFL Houston Oilers2733012.253 1
1970NFL Houston Oilers1111810.722 0
1971NFL New Orleans Saints12524.311 0
1972NFL Houston Oilers15744.920 0
AFL96109511.455 5
NFL382446.422 0
Totals134133910.055 5

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1970NFL Houston Oilers100.00
1972NFL Houston Oilers155.00

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1967AFL Houston Oilers1000
1968AFL Houston Oilers3100
1969AFL Houston Oilers1000
1970NFL Houston Oilers2100
1971NFL New Orleans Saints1100
1972NFL Houston Oilers20000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1966AFL Houston Oilers1100012
1967AFL Houston Oilers6300054
1968AFL Houston Oilers7000042
1969AFL Houston Oilers3100024
1970NFL Houston Oilers1000006
1971NFL New Orleans Saints100006

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1966AFLHouston Oilers110
1967AFLHouston Oilers140
1968AFLHouston Oilers130
1969AFLHouston Oilers130
1970NFLHouston Oilers50
1971NFLNew Orleans Saints140
1972NFLHouston Oilers130


1967 - AFL Associated Press All-AFL (2nd Team)
1967 - AFL Newspaper Enterprise Association All-AFL (2nd Team)
1967 - AFL United Press International All-AFL (2nd Team)