1963 San Diego Chargers Statistics

American Football League (AFL)
Team Record: 11-3
Finishing 1st in the AFL's West Division
Postseason: 1-0 Won Championship
Coach: Sid Gillman (11-3)
Location: San Diego, California
1963 San Diego Chargers Roster
1963 San Diego Chargers Results

The San Diego Chargers of the American Football League ended the 1963 season with a record of 11 wins and 3 losses, finishing first in the AFL's West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-0.

On offense, San Diego topped the circuit with 399 points. The defense proved to be a force, as the Chargers yielded 255 points, fewest in the league. Tobin Rote tossed for 2,510 yards. Lance Alworth grabbed 61 passes for 1,205 yards.

Paul Lowe carried the ball for a team-best 1,010 yards, while Keith Lincoln also buoyed the ground attack.

Dick Harris picked off 8 opponent throws.

Sid Gillman coached the team. The 1963 San Diego Chargers won the Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Tobin Rote28617059.425108.8207.0175.98586.7
John Hadl642843.85027.869.469.46963.4
Paul Lowe4250.010025.0125.0125.07195.8
Don Norton11100.01515.000.000.015118.8
Gerry McDougall11100.01111.01100.000.011152.1
Keith Lincoln100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Paul Lowe17710105.766 8
Keith Lincoln1288266.576 5
Gerry McDougall381995.222 1
Bobby Jackson18643.614 4
Tobin Rote24622.615 2
John Hadl8263.233 0
Lance Alworth2147.021 0
Totals39522015.676 20


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lance Alworth61120519.885 11
Paul Lowe261917.331 2
Keith Lincoln2432513.539 3
Dave Kocourek2335915.635 5
Don Norton2128113.436 1
Jerry Robinson1831517.536 2
Jacque MacKinnon1126223.869 4
Gerry McDougall1011511.526 0
Bobby Jackson88510.626 0
Totals202313815.585 28


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
George Blair484491.7281760.795


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Paul Maguire58224138.660
John Hadl27537.538

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lance Alworth1112010.961 0
Keith Lincoln79814.047 0
Dick Harris44310.823 0
Totals2226111.961 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Keith Lincoln1743925.844 0
Lance Alworth1021621.634 0
Dick Westmoreland1020420.426 0
Paul Lowe513226.441 0
Gerry McDougall37725.726 0
Dick Harris23417.027 0
Jerry Robinson22713.520 0
Walt Sweeney11818.018 0
Bobby Jackson11616.016 0
Paul Maguire155.00
Totals52116822.544 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dick Harris88310.422 1
Chuck Allen5377.426 0
Paul Maguire44711.838 0
Charlie McNeil44010.021 0
Bob Mitinger3268.718 0
Emil Karas23015.030 0
George Blair14040.040 0
Gary Glick11313.013 0
Bud Whitehead100.00
Totals2931610.940 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
George Blair01744095
Lance Alworth0110000066
Paul Lowe82000060
Keith Lincoln530000048
Dave Kocourek5000132
Jacque MacKinnon400024
Bobby Jackson40000024
Tobin Rote200012
Jerry Robinson2000012
Don Norton10006
Dick Harris0010006
Chuck Allen010006
Gerry McDougall1000006
Earl Faison00012