1980 Houston Oilers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 11-5
Finishing 1st in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Wild Card
Coach: Bum Phillips (11-5)
Location: Houston, Texas
1980 Houston Oilers Roster
1980 Houston Oilers Results

The Houston Oilers of the National Football League ended the 1980 season with a record of 11 wins and 5 losses, finishing first in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

Houston chalked up 295 points, while the solid defense allowed 251. Earl Campbell powered the ground game, running for a 1,934 yards for the Oilers.

Ken Stabler triggered the aerial attack, passing for 3,202 yards. Mike Barber hauled in 59 passes for 712 yards.

Jack Tatum picked off 7 errant tosses from the opposition.

Bum Phillips coached the team. The 1980 Houston Oilers lost in the Wild Card.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Ken Stabler45729364.132027.0132.8286.1792726468.7
Earl Campbell2150.05728.5150.000.05700135.4
Gifford Nielsen4250.0123.0125.000.080095.8
Totals46329663.932717.1153.2286.079 27264


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Earl Campbell37319345.255 13
Rob Carpenter973593.746 3
Tim Wilson662573.915 1
Ronnie Coleman14825.927 1
Mike Renfro11212.012 0
Dave Casper284.00
Boobie Clark133.00
Mike Barber111.00
Billy Johnson210.50
Gifford Nielsen100.00
Ken Stabler15-22-1.50
Totals57326354.655 18


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mike Barber5971212.179 5
Rob Carpenter433468.025 0
Mike Renfro3545913.142 1
Dave Casper3452615.543 3
Billy Johnson3134311.157 2
Tim Wilson301705.713 1
Rich Caster2734112.668 3
Ronnie Coleman1616810.527 0
Earl Campbell11474.310 0
Ken Burrough49122.854 0
Jeff Groth44711.818 0
Tim Smith22110.513 0
Totals296327111.179 15


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Toni Fritsch272696.3241979.283
Chester Marcol3133.311100.04
Ted Thompson44100.04


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Cliff Parsley67272740.757

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Carl Roaches473848.268 0
Jeff Groth100.00
Totals483848.068 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Carl Roaches3774620.246 0
Jeff Groth1221618.027 0
Mike Barber11212.012 0
Rob Carpenter177.00
Gregg Bingham100.00
Tim Smith100.00
Totals5398118.546 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jack Tatum710014.335 0
Vernon Perry58517.042 0
Mike Reinfeldt4369.023 0
Greg Stemrick4256.215 0
Robert Brazile23819.033 0
J.C. Wilson22613.026 0
Thomas Henderson133.00
Carter Hartwig100.00
Totals2631312.042 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
Toni Fritsch1926083
Earl Campbell13000078
Mike Barber05000030
Rob Carpenter30000018
Dave Casper0300018
Rich Caster300018
Billy Johnson0200012
Tim Wilson1100012
John Corker10006
Mike Renfro010006
Ronnie Coleman100006
Chester Marcol1104
Ted Thompson0404


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