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1961 Dallas Texans Statistics

American Football League (AFL)
Team Record: 6-8
Finishing 2nd in the AFL's West Division
Coach: Hank Stram (6-8)
Location: Dallas, Texas
1961 Dallas Texans Roster
1961 Dallas Texans Results

The Dallas Texans of the American Football League ended the 1961 season with a record of 6 wins and 8 losses, finishing second in the AFL's West Division.

The Texans chalked up 334 points, but the defense surrendered 343. Abner Haynes rushed for a team-leading 841 yards for Dallas.

Cotton Davidson passed for 2,445 yards. Chris Burford topped pass catchers, hauling in 51 passes for 850 yards.

Dave Webster picked off 5 errant tosses from the opposition.

Hank Stram coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Cotton Davidson33015145.824457.4175.2237.07159.2
Randy Duncan672537.33615.411.534.54741.9
Frank Jackson2150.094.500.0150.0922.9


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Abner Haynes1798414.759 9
Frank Jackson653865.949 3
Jack Spikes393348.674 5
Bo Dickinson712633.765 3
Johnny Robinson522003.845 2
Cotton Davidson211235.940 1
Randy Duncan5428.419 0
Billy Pricer5132.60
Jon Gilliam1-6-6.0-6 0
Chris Burford1-13-13.0-13 0
Totals43921835.074 23


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Chris Burford5185016.754 5
Johnny Robinson3560117.271 5
Abner Haynes3455816.469 3
Bo Dickinson1420914.948 2
Frank Jackson1317113.252 2
Max Boydston1216713.924 1
Jack Spikes813617.046 0
Tony Romeo78912.720 0
Billy Pricer22110.511 0
Charlie Barnes11313.013 0
Totals177281515.971 18


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jack Spikes141071.413430.822
Ben Agajanian77100.09333.316
Cotton Davidson2020100.020.020


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Cotton Davidson62247940.062

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Abner Haynes1919610.344 0
Sherrill Headrick252.50
Johnny Robinson242.00
Frank Jackson122.00
Paul Miller100.00
Totals252078.344 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Frank Jackson2464526.953 0
Dave Grayson1645328.373 0
Abner Haynes827033.888 1
Paul Hynes12727.027 0
Jon Gilliam12323.023 0
Billy Pricer11919.019 0
Smokey Stover11515.015 0
Jerry Mays11313.013 0
Totals53146527.688 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dave Webster55010.015 0
Duane Wood4317.831 0
Dave Grayson39933.099 1
Doyle Nix35819.325 0
Smokey Stover34515.036 0
Sherrill Headrick28944.556 2
Don Flynn294.50
Ted Greene13030.030 0
Jerry Mays177.00
E.J. Holub100.00
Totals2541816.799 3

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Abner Haynes930100078
Jack Spikes504100154
Johnny Robinson25000042
Bo Dickinson32000234
Frank Jackson320000030
Chris Burford0500030
Cotton Davidson1020026
Ben Agajanian37016
Sherrill Headrick0200012
Max Boydston10006
Dave Grayson010006