1968 San Diego Chargers Statistics

American Football League (AFL)
Team Record: 9-5
Finishing 3rd in the AFL's West Division
Coach: Sid Gillman (9-5)
Location: San Diego, California
1968 San Diego Chargers Roster
1968 San Diego Chargers Results

The San Diego Chargers of the American Football League ended the 1968 season with a record of 9 wins and 5 losses, finishing third in the AFL's West Division.

San Diego scored 382 points, while the defense allowed 310. John Hadl led the charge, slinging for 3,473 yards. Lance Alworth paced pass catchers, grabbing 68 passes for 1,312 yards. Gary Garrison was targeted regularly, too.

Dickie Post carried the ball for a team-best 758 yards for the Chargers.

Kenny Graham and Joe Beauchamp each picked off 5 opponent throws.

Sid Gillman coached the team.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
John Hadl44020847.334737.9276.1327.38464.5
Gene Foster7685.716924.100.000.050118.8
Jon Brittenum17952.91257.415.915.92271.9
Jim Allison11100.02323.01100.000.023158.3
Dickie Post4125.0235.800.000.02351.0
Russ Smith300.000.000.000.0039.6
Totals47222547.738138.1296.1337.084 

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dickie Post1517585.062 3
Russ Smith884264.837 4
Gene Foster1093943.622 1
Brad Hubbert281194.221 2
Jim Allison23311.30
Lance Alworth3186.010 0
John Hadl23140.62
Paul Lowe199.00
Jon Brittenum2-4-2.00
Totals42817654.162 12

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lance Alworth68131219.380 10
Gary Garrison52110321.284 10
Jacque MacKinnon3364619.662 6
Gene Foster232249.748 0
Dickie Post181659.223 0
Willie Frazier1623714.848 3
Russ Smith77110.124 0
Brad Hubbert5112.210 0
Jim Allison22211.012 0
Ken Dyer12222.022 0
Totals225381316.984 29

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Dennis Partee434093.0322268.8106
Totals434093.0322268.8106

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Dennis Partee56228140.760
Totals56228140.760

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Speedy Duncan1820611.495 1
Kenny Graham13614.722 0
Russ Smith8253.10
Totals392927.595 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Speedy Duncan2558623.453 0
Dickie Post1019919.938 0
Jim Allison712117.323 0
Bud Whitehead28140.563 0
Keith Lincoln23718.527 0
Dick Speights12121.021 0
Russ Smith12020.020 0
Paul Latzke100.00
Marty Baccaglio200.00
Totals51106520.963 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Joe Beauchamp511422.835 2
Kenny Graham58717.442 0
Jim Tolbert24221.022 0
Tom Erlandson22211.016 0
Jeff Staggs221.00
Chuck Allen144.00
Speedy Duncan144.00
Jim Fetherston100.00
Bob Howard100.00
Totals2027513.842 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
Dennis Partee22400106
Lance Alworth010000162
Gary Garrison1000060
Jacque MacKinnon6000138
Russ Smith400000024
Dickie Post30000018
Willie Frazier300018
Joe Beauchamp200012
Brad Hubbert2000012
John Hadl200012
Gene Foster100006
Speedy Duncan1000006
Ken Dyer010006
Totals12291002102240020380