1961 San Francisco 49ers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-6-1
Finishing 5th in the NFL's West Division
Coach: Red Hickey (7-6-1)
Location: San Francisco, California
1961 San Francisco 49ers Roster
1961 San Francisco 49ers Results

The San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League ended the 1961 season with a record of 7 wins and 6 losses and 1 ties, finishing fifth in the NFL's West Division.

San Francisco racked up 346 points, while the defense allowed 272. John Brodie threw for 2,588 yards. R.C. Owens grabbed 55 passes for 1,032 yards. Monty Stickles was targeted regularly also.

J.D. Smith carried the ball for a team-leading 823 yards for the 49ers.

Dave Baker picked off 6 opponent throws.

Red Hickey coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
John Brodie28315554.825889.1144.9124.27084.7
Billy Kilmer341955.92868.400.0411.82844.1
Bob Waters281346.41836.513.627.12650.1
J.D. Smith100.000.000.01100.000.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
J.D. Smith1678234.933 8
Billy Kilmer965095.331 10
C.R. Roberts633385.454 1
Bob Waters472335.035 3
John Brodie28903.229 2
Don McIlhenny8303.815 0
R.C. Owens02323 1
Abe Woodson14231.614 0
J.W. Lockett11181.61
Bill Cooper8172.11
Dale Messer3134.30
Ray Norton2-2-1.00
Aaron Thomas1-15-15.0-15 0
Totals44821004.754 27


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
R.C. Owens55103218.854 5
Monty Stickles4379418.554 5
J.D. Smith2834312.257 1
Aaron Thomas1530120.170 2
Clyde Conner1117716.145 1
Bernie Casey1018518.551 1
C.R. Roberts10838.319 0
Abe Woodson8749.228 0
J.W. Lockett4358.80
Dale Messer33311.014 0
Totals187305716.370 15


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Tommy Davis4444100.0221254.580


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Tommy Davis50226945.467
Billy Kilmer936440.464

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Abe Woodson1617210.880 1
Eddie Dove6498.220 0
Dale Messer2115.50
Totals242329.780 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Abe Woodson2778229.098 1
Don McIlhenny618931.549 0
J.D. Smith715822.633 0
Ray Norton16060.060 0
Bill Cooper34414.720 0
Dale Messer33612.014 0
Carl Kammerer11818.018 0
J.W. Lockett11515.015 0
Totals49130226.698 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dave Baker612320.540 0
Jimmy Johnson511623.263 0
Eddie Dove34113.728 0
Bob Harrison2147.00
Matt Hazeltine12626.026 0
Abe Woodson122.00
Gorden Kelley100.00
Totals1932216.963 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
Tommy Davis1244080
Billy Kilmer1000060
J.D. Smith81000054
R.C. Owens1500036
Monty Stickles500030
Bob Waters300018
Abe Woodson0011000012
John Brodie200012
Aaron Thomas0200012
Bill Cooper100006
Clyde Conner10006
C.R. Roberts100006
J.W. Lockett1000006
Bernie Casey10006
Charlie Krueger00012