1965 Houston Oilers Statistics

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 Roster
1965 Houston Oilers Results

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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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
George Blanda44218642.125425.8204.5306.89547.9
Don Trull1073835.55284.954.754.75748.3
Charley Tolar100.000.000.000.0039.6
Totals55022440.730705.6254.5356.495 

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ode Burrell1305284.163 3
Charley Tolar732303.218 0
Jack Spikes471733.720 3
Don Trull291455.018 2
Bobby Jackson37852.32
Dalton Hoffman11111.011 0
Charley Frazier11010.00
Dick Compton122.00
George Blanda4-6-1.50
Totals32311783.663 10

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ode Burrell5565011.852 4
Charley Hennigan4157814.153 4
Charley Frazier3871718.964 6
Willie Frazier3752114.157 8
Charley Tolar251385.521 0
Bob McLeod1522615.149 1
Jack Spikes8577.117 0
Dick Compton314046.795 2
Bobby Jackson13131.031 0
Sammy Weir11212.012 0
Totals224307013.795 25

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
George Blanda2828100.0211152.461
Jack Spikes66100.02150.09
Totals3434100.0231252.270

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Jim Norton85371143.765
Totals85371143.765

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bobby Jancik12857.125 0
Fred Glick7446.313 0
Ode Burrell33913.033 0
Pete Jaquess4174.211 0
W.K. Hicks144.00
Sammy Weir100.00
Totals281896.833 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bobby Jancik1843023.943 0
Pete Jaquess1328021.569 0
Sammy Weir1021521.533 0
Ode Burrell820225.238 0
W.K. Hicks718125.940 0
Fred Glick48421.024 0
Keith Kinderman47218.029 0
Dick Compton46817.030 0
Jack Spikes44110.215 0
Bobby Jackson23919.525 0
Maxie Williams12323.023 0
B.W. Cheeks11919.019 0
Bobby Maples11515.015 0
Totals77166921.769 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
W.K. Hicks915617.331 0
Jim Norton7527.418 0
Bobby Jancik49022.536 0
Tony Banfield3289.328 0
Fred Glick2189.018 0
Gary Cutsinger17272.072 0
Bobby Maples100.00
Totals2741615.472 0

Defense and Fumbles:


Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
George Blanda01128061
Willie Frazier800048
Ode Burrell3400000246
Charley Frazier0600036
Jack Spikes30016027
Charley Hennigan400024
Dick Compton02000012
Bobby Jackson20000012
Don Trull200012
Bob McLeod10006
Norm Evans10006
Larry Onesti10006
Totals10250000021234020296