1968 Houston Oilers Statistics

American Football League (AFL)
Team Record: 7-7
Finishing 2nd in the AFL's East Division
Coach: Wally Lemm (7-7)
Location: Houston, Texas
1968 Houston Oilers Roster
1968 Houston Oilers Results

The Houston Oilers of the American Football League ended the 1968 season with a record of 7 wins and 7 losses, finishing second in the AFL's East Division.

The Oilers scored 303 points, and the defense conceded 248. Pete Beathard threw for 1,559 yards. Alvin Reed topped the receiving corps, hauling in 46 passes for 747 yards. Mac Haik contributed to the receiving game as well.

Hoyle Granger ran for a team-leading 848 yards for Houston.

Ken Houston picked off 5 errant tosses from the opposition.

Wally Lemm coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Pete Beathard22310547.115597.073.1167.26651.0
Don Trull1055350.58648.2109.532.96098.3
Bob Davis863338.44415.100.067.05326.4


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Hoyle Granger2028484.247 7
Woody Campbell1154363.837 6
Sid Blanks631692.710 0
Roy Hopkins311043.418 0
Bob Davis15916.120 1
Pete Beathard18794.420 2
Don Trull14473.415 0
Jim Norton12020.020 0
Mac Haik273.50
Jim Beirne133.00
Totals46218043.947 16


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Alvin Reed4674716.260 5
Mac Haik3258418.259 8
Jim Beirne3147415.366 4
Hoyle Granger2636113.955 0
Woody Campbell2123411.139 0
Sid Blanks1318414.261 0
Charley Frazier912313.719 0
Lionel Taylor69015.035 0
Roy Hopkins44010.026 0
Ode Burrell23517.533 0
John Wittenborn1-8-8.0-8 0
Totals191286415.066 17


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Wayne Walker2626100.016850.050
John Wittenborn1111100.013430.823


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Jim Norton73300841.264

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Larry Carwell272278.432 0
Sid Blanks221798.139 0
Ode Burrell22613.015 0
Zeke Moore11111.011 0
Totals524438.539 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Zeke Moore3278724.645 0
Larry Carwell1533522.338 0
Ode Burrell27035.040 0
Roy Hopkins12121.021 0
Ken Houston11313.013 0
Bob Robertson294.50
Totals53123523.345 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ken Houston516032.066 2
Larry Carwell48120.241 1
Miller Farr310434.752 2
W.K. Hicks34214.028 0
Jim Norton200.00
George Webster199.00
Garland Boyette100.00
Olen Underwood100.00
Totals2039619.866 5

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Wayne Walker826050
Mac Haik0800048
Hoyle Granger7000042
Woody Campbell6000036
Alvin Reed500030
Jim Beirne0400024
John Wittenborn0411023
Pete Beathard200012
Ken Houston0200012
Miller Farr200012
Larry Carwell0010006
Bob Davis10006
Olen Underwood000012