1968 New York Jets Statistics

American Football League (AFL)
Team Record: 11-3
Finishing 1st in the AFL's East Division
Postseason: 2-0 Won Super Bowl
Coach: Weeb Ewbank (11-3)
Location: New York, New York
1968 New York Jets Roster
1968 New York Jets Results

The New York Jets of the American Football League ended the 1968 season with a record of 11 wins and 3 losses, finishing first in the AFL's East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-0.

The Jets moved the ball well, scoring 419 points, and the defensive squad allowed 280. Joe Namath threw for 3,147 yards. George Sauer hauled in 66 balls, while Don Maynard added 1,297 receiving yards.

Matt Snell rushed for a team-leading 747 yards for New York.

The opportunistic defense created 43 turnovers. Johnny Sample intercepted 7 opponent throws.

Weeb Ewbank coached the team. The 1968 New York Jets won the Super Bowl.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Joe Namath38018749.231478.3153.9174.58772.1
Babe Parilli552952.74017.359.123.64091.6
Matt Snell11100.02626.000.000.026118.8


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Matt Snell1797474.260 6
Emerson Boozer1434413.133 5
Bill Mathis742082.816 5
Billy Joe421864.432 3
George Sauer22110.515 0
Mark Smolinski12151.20
Joe Namath5112.22
Babe Parilli7-2-0.310 1
Curley Johnson2-6-3.00
Bill Rademacher1-13-13.0-13 0
Totals46716083.460 22


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
George Sauer66114117.343 3
Don Maynard57129722.887 10
Pete Lammons3240012.527 3
Matt Snell161056.639 1
Emerson Boozer121018.423 0
Bake Turner1024124.171 2
Bill Mathis914916.631 1
Mark Smolinski6406.719 0
Curley Johnson57815.618 0
Billy Joe2115.511 0
Bill Rademacher2115.50
Totals217357416.587 20


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jim Turner4343100.0463473.9145


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Curley Johnson68297743.865

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Earl Christy131168.939 0
Bill Baird181116.220 0
Jim Richards45714.237 0
Gerry Philbin122.00
Totals362867.939 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Earl Christy2559924.087 0
Bake Turner1431922.836 0
Mike D'Amato13232.032 0
Matt Snell3289.315 0
Mark Smolinski11717.017 0
John Neidert100.00
Bill Rademacher100.00
Totals4699521.687 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Johnny Sample78812.639 1
Jim Hudson59619.245 0
Randy Beverly412731.868 1
Bill Baird47418.536 0
Ralph Baker33110.320 0
Al Atkinson22412.022 0
Cornell Gordon200.00
Earl Christy11616.016 0
Totals2845616.368 2

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Jim Turner34430145
Don Maynard1000060
Matt Snell61000042
Bill Mathis51000138
Emerson Boozer5000030
George Sauer0300018
Billy Joe3000018
Pete Lammons300018
Joe Namath200012
Bake Turner2000012
Babe Parilli10006
Randy Beverly10006
Johnny Sample10006
Mark Smolinski00010006
Paul Crane00012