1975 Houston Oilers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-4
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Bum Phillips (10-4)
Location: Houston, Texas
1975 Houston Oilers Roster
1975 Houston Oilers Results

The Houston Oilers of the National Football League ended the 1975 season with a record of 10 wins and 4 losses, finishing third in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference.

Houston scored 293 points, while the rigid defensive squad yielded 226. Ronnie Coleman ran for a team-leading 790 yards for the Oilers, while Don Hardeman also buoyed the ground attack.

Dan Pastorini passed for 2,053 yards. Ken Burrough topped all receivers, hauling in 53 passes for 1,063 yards.

The opportunistic defense pounced on 43 turnovers. Zeke Moore picked off 5 errant tosses from the opposition.

Bum Phillips coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Dan Pastorini34216347.720536.0144.1164.7772421061.0
Lynn Dickey4250.04611.500.0125.02832052.1
Ronnie Coleman100.
Totals34716547.620996.0144.0174.977 27230


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ronnie Coleman1757904.546 5
Don Hardeman1666483.939 5
Fred Willis1184203.623 2
Dan Pastorini23974.219 1
Willie Rodgers18553.11
Robert Holmes19422.211 0
Billy Johnson5173.419 0
Lynn Dickey133.00
Emmett Edwards1-4-4.0-4 0
Totals52620683.946 14


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ken Burrough53106320.177 8
Billy Johnson3739310.630 1
Fred Willis201045.220 0
Mack Alston181659.226 4
Ronnie Coleman181297.224 0
John Sawyer714420.651 1
Don Hardeman5102.00
Emmett Edwards22211.018 0
Nate Hawkins13232.032 0
Jim Beirne11515.015 0
Willie Frazier199.00
Billy Parks188.00
Robert Holmes155.00
Totals165209912.777 14


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Skip Butler343191.2301860.085


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Dan Pastorini62244739.568
David Beverly1245938.245

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Billy Johnson4061215.383 3
Mark Cotney284.00
Ronnie Coleman100.00
Totals4362014.483 3

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Billy Johnson3379824.281 1
Mark Cotney1018918.928 0
Ronnie Coleman814918.627 0
Willie Rodgers11313.013 0
C.L. Whittington100.00
Ted Thompson1-5-5.0-5 0
Totals54114421.281 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Zeke Moore513727.474 0
Bob Atkins413333.270 0
Gregg Bingham45714.226 0
Willie Alexander34113.732 0
Ted Washington33010.023 0
Willie Germany2157.515 0
Steve Kiner273.50
C.L. Whittington155.00
Totals2442517.774 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
Skip Butler1831085
Ken Burrough800048
Ronnie Coleman500000030
Don Hardeman5000030
Billy Johnson013100030
Mack Alston400024
Fred Willis2000012
Willie Rodgers1000018
John Sawyer10006
Curley Culp10006
Willie Germany010006
Dan Pastorini10006
Elvin Bethea00012