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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.

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

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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Passing:

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

Rushing:

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

Receiving:

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

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Toni Fritsch272696.3241979.283
Chester Marcol3133.311100.04
Ted Thompson44100.04
Totals343191.2252080.091

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Cliff Parsley67272740.757
Totals67272740.757

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

Interceptions:

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
Totals18150000102031000295



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