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1965 San Diego Chargers Statistics

American Football League (AFL)
Team Record: 9-2-3
Finishing 1st in the AFL's West Division
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Championship
Coach: Sid Gillman (9-2-3)
Location: San Diego, California
1965 San Diego Chargers Roster
1965 San Diego Chargers Results

The San Diego Chargers of the American Football League ended the 1965 season with a record of 9 wins and 2 losses and 3 ties, finishing first in the AFL's West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

On offense, the Chargers scored 340 points, best in the league. Meanwhile, the defense conceded 227 points. John Hadl threw for 2,798 yards. Lance Alworth paced the receiving corps, grabbing 69 passes for 1,602 yards.

Paul Lowe carried the ball for a team-best 1,121 yards.

Bud Whitehead intercepted 7 opponent throws.

Sid Gillman coached the team. The 1965 San Diego Chargers lost in the Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
John Hadl34817450.027988.0205.7216.08571.3
Don Breaux432251.24049.424.749.36660.6
Paul Lowe4375.08120.200.000.042116.7
Keith Lincoln3266.76521.7133.3133.334109.7
Gene Foster3266.73110.300.000.021100.7


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Paul Lowe22211215.059 6
Gene Foster1214693.922 2
Keith Lincoln743024.124 3
Jim Allison291003.417 0
John Hadl28913.223 1
Jacque MacKinnon3175.70
Don Breaux1-1-1.0-1 0
Don Norton1-5-5.0-5 0
Pat Shea1-5-5.0-5 0
Lance Alworth3-12-4.0-1 0
Totals48320774.359 12


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lance Alworth69160223.285 14
Don Norton3448514.361 2
Dave Kocourek2836313.029 2
Keith Lincoln2337616.366 4
Gene Foster1719911.723 0
Paul Lowe171267.445 1
Jim Allison810913.644 0
Jacque MacKinnon610617.738 0
Sammie Taylor11313.013 0
Totals203337916.685 23


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Herb Travenio4040100.0301860.094


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
John Hadl38154440.665
Rick Redman29114539.559
Jim Allison27236.039
Bud Whitehead14040.040

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Speedy Duncan3046415.566 2
Kenny Graham5367.212 0
Dick Harris382.70
Totals3850813.466 2

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Speedy Duncan2661223.546 0
Miller Farr712317.624 0
Gene Foster510821.636 0
Jim Allison48020.024 0
Keith Lincoln24623.027 0
Kern Carson34414.721 0
Dick Harris11515.015 0
Gary Kirner100.00
Jacque MacKinnon100.00
Totals50102820.646 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bud Whitehead712718.135 1
Kenny Graham510821.651 1
Jimmy Warren5438.626 0
Speedy Duncan4307.526 0
Dick Degen263.00
Dick Westmoreland12828.028 0
Earl Faison12424.024 1
Rick Redman11111.011 0
Dick Harris100.00
Chuck Allen100.00
Totals2837713.551 3

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Herb Travenio1840094
Lance Alworth01400084
Paul Lowe61100048
Keith Lincoln34000042
Speedy Duncan20000012
Gene Foster20000012
Don Norton0200012
Dave Kocourek200012
Kenny Graham010006
Bud Whitehead10006
Earl Faison10006
John Hadl10006