1974 Houston Texans Statistics

World Football League (WFL)
Team Record: 3-8-1
Finishing 4th in the WFL's West Division
Coach: Jim Garrett (3-7-1)
Coach: Henry Lee Parker (0-1 -)
Coach: Marshall Taylor (4-4-)
Location: Houston, Texas
Attendance: 93,709, Avg. 18,742 in 5 home dates
1974 Houston Texans Roster
1974 Houston Texans Results

The Houston Texans of the World Football League ended the 1974 season with a record of 3 wins and 8 losses and 1 ties, finishing fourth in the WFL's West Division.

The Texans managed just 113 points, worst in the league, and the defensive squad gave up 269. Jim Nance powered the ground game, running for a 1,240 yards for Houston.

Dave Mays threw for 997 yards, while Mike Taliaferro and D.C. Nobles played quarterback, too. Rick Eber topped the receiving corps, hauling in 66 passes for 771 yards.

Pat Gibbs seized 8 opponent throws.

Jim Garrett, Henry Lee Parker and Marshall Taylor coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Dave Mays1748850.69975.752.952.94997065.7
Mike Taliaferro1437451.78335.853.585.6461613957.8
D.C. Nobles1225444.36605.443.3108.2631515638.3
Don Trull311651.61173.800.026.51543533.9
Harry Theofiledes17635.3321.900.015.91632219.5
Warren McVea100.
Mike Richardson100.
Totals48923848.726395.4142.9265.363 47422


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Nance30012404.127 8
Paul Gipson1064063.820 2
Mike Richardson983343.413 2
Warren McVea702193.120 0
D.C. Nobles431864.340 0
Rocky Thompson441834.224 0
Dave Mays211386.640 1
Virgil Robinson311003.216 0
Harry Blackney17543.20
Sid Blanks11282.50
Harry Theofiledes4215.216 0
Mike Taliaferro7213.012 0
Terry Cole20160.80
Doug Winslow11313.013 1
Johnny Odom166.00
Bruce Jankowski144.00
Rick Eber231.50
Don Trull221.00
Chuck Latourette1-10-10.0-10 0
Willie Frazier1-19-19.0-19 0
Totals78129453.840 14


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rick Eber6677111.763 5
Johnny Odom4254513.051 2
Willie Frazier2426210.929 4
Mike Richardson191588.319 0
Donnie Davis1828015.630 0
Jim Nance14846.023 0
Paul Gipson10595.923 0
Doug Winslow8678.415 2
Bruce Jankowski515230.452 0
Don Maynard56212.417 0
Charley Frazier55911.824 0
Warren McVea5448.819 1
Rocky Thompson4389.514 0
Virgil Robinson492.216 0
Harry Blackney3206.711 0
Sid Blanks393.011 0
Paul Zaeske2126.00
Terry Cole188.00
Totals238263911.163 14


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Charlie Durkee000721


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Johnny Odom114431337.858
Dave Mays1344534.247
Chuck Latourette1243236.051

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Doug Winslow1620712.922 0
Billy Walik11988.9 0
Mike Richardson14846.026 0
John Mallory10444.417 0
Garland Boyette11616.016 0
Sid Blanks3165.30
Pat Gibbs2136.50
Joe Green3134.310 0
Paul Gipson11212.012 0
John Vignone2115.50
Daryl Johnson166.00
Chuck Latourette661.00
Rocky Thompson351.70
Bruce Jankowski221.00
Jack Rizzo1-5-5.0-5 0
Totals765286.926 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Richmond Flowers1738522.636 0
Rocky Thompson1429421.031 0
Joe Green1321316.429 0
Billy Walik914816.427 0
Mike Richardson711316.127 0
Terry Cole59719.425 0
Virgil Robinson37625.335 0
Donnie Davis44310.825 0
Sid Blanks23316.524 0
Jack Rizzo11515.015 0
John Villapiano199.00
Harry Blackney199.00
Paul Gipson166.00
Totals78144118.536 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Pat Gibbs812615.8 0
John Mallory59819.6 0
Daryl Johnson46015.015 1
Garland Boyette294.5 0
Joe Green133.00
Art McMahon133.00
Richmond Flowers100.00
Totals2229913.615 1

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Jim Nance800000100057
Rick Eber050000000035
Willie Frazier040000100029
Charlie Durkee000007000021
Doug Winslow120000100022
Paul Gipson200000100015
Johnny Odom020000100015
Mike Richardson200000000014
Warren McVea01000000007
John Mallory000001000007
Daryl Johnson00001000007
Dave Mays10000000007
D.C. Nobles00000030003
Donnie Davis00000010001


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