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1965 Buffalo Bills (AFL)
1st place Eastern Division 10-3-1 .769
Head Coach: Lou Saban
Joe CollierDefensive Backs/LinebackersJohnny MazurReceivers/QuarterbacksJerry SmithOffensive Line
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sun8/8/1965ABoston Patriots23-0WBoston, MABoston College Alumni Stadium23674
Sat8/14/1965HHouston Oilers7-29LBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium14286
Sat8/21/1965ANew York Jets30-14WNew Brunswick, NJRutgers Stadium16000
Sat8/28/1965AKansas City Chiefs16-18LWichita, KSVeterans Field8000
Thu9/2/1965HNew York Jets31-10WBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium16000
Sat9/11/1965HBoston Patriots24-7WBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium45502
Sun9/19/1965ADenver Broncos30-15WDenver, COBears Stadium30682
Sun9/26/1965HNew York Jets33-21WBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium45056
Sun10/3/1965HOakland Raiders17-12WBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium41246
Sun10/10/1965HSan Diego Chargers3-34LBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium45260
Sun10/17/1965AKansas City Chiefs23-7WKansas City, MOMunicipal Stadium26941
Sun10/24/1965HDenver Broncos31-13WBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium45046
Sun10/31/1965HHouston Oilers17-19LBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium44267
Sun11/7/1965ABoston Patriots23-7WBoston, MAFenway Park24415
Sun11/14/1965AOakland Raiders17-14WOakland, CAFrank Youell Field19352
Thu11/25/1965ASan Diego Chargers20-20TSan Diego, CABalboa Stadium27473
Sun12/5/1965AHouston Oilers29-18WHouston, TXRice Stadium23087
Sun12/12/1965HKansas City Chiefs34-25WBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium40298
Sun12/19/1965ANew York Jets12-14LNew York, NYShea Stadium55427
Sun12/26/1965ASan Diego Chargers23-0WSan Diego, CABalboa Stadium30361League Championship
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
ROSTER
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
43Joe AuerFB-HB6-120724Miami (Florida); Georgia Tech5
77Stew BarberLOT6-324726Penn State14
85Glenn BassSE6-220226East Carolina4
60Dave BehrmanC6-526224Michigan State14
50Al BemillerROG6-324327Syracuse1414
42Butch ByrdRCB6-020324Boston University1414
30Wray CarltonOHB6-221828Duke14
45Hagood ClarkeLS6-019323Florida14
82Paul CostaTE6-425224Notre Dame10
88Tom DayRDE6-225230North Carolina A&T State14
44Elbert DubenionFL6-018932Bluffton3
78Jim DunawayLDT6-427824Mississippi14
24Booker EdgersonLCB5-1018226Western Illinois14
80Charley FergusonSE6-521826Tennessee State12
73George FlintROG6-424328Arizona State14
3Pete GogolakK6-219323Cornell140
81Bill GromanSE-FL6-019529Heidelberg5
49Floyd HudlowFL5-1119222Phoenix JC; Arizona7
79Dick HudsonROT6-426625Memphis14
64Harry JacobsMLB6-222828Bradley1414
27Tommy JanikS6-319825Texas A&M; Texas A&M-Kingsville10
33Billy JoeFB6-224325Villanova14
74Tom KeatingDE-RDT6-324623Michigan6
15Jack KempQB6-120130Occidental14
12Daryle LamonicaQB6-221524Notre Dame14
52Bill LaskeyLLB6-223722Michigan14
55Paul MaguireP6-022427The Citadel14
72Ron McDoleLDE6-326626Nebraska14
75Dudley MeredithLDE-DT6-428030Del Mar JC; Midwestern State; Lamar14
48Pete MillsFL5-1118523Coffeyville CC; Wichita State2
67Joe O'DonnellLOT6-224924Michigan14
46Bo RobersonFL6-119230Cornell8
40Ed RutkowskiSF-FL-S6-120424Notre Dame14
26George SaimesRS5-1018824Michigan State14
76Hank SchmidtDT6-425830East Los Angeles JC; Southern California; Trinity (Texas)8
56Marty SchottenheimerMLB6-322522Pittsburgh14
70Tom SestakRDT6-526729Baylor; McNeese State14
66Billy ShawLOG6-325027Georgia Tech14
20Bobby SmithOHB6-020323North Texas14
32Donnie StoneFB-HB6-220528Arkansas14
58Mike StrattonRLB6-323624Tennessee14
23Gene SykesLS6-119624Louisiana State4
51John TraceyLLB6-322532Texas A&M14
84Ernie WarlickTE6-423435North Carolina Central14
22Charley WarnerLCB5-1117825Prairie View A&M14
DRAFT LIST
RoundOverallPlayerPosCollegeNotes
18Ken AmbruskoHBMaryland
18Jim DavidsonTOhio State
216Gary LaneQBMissouri
323John KuzniewskiFBPurdue
324Al AtkinsonTVillanova
432Roger DavisHBVirginia
540Johnny BoyetteTClemson
540Dave SimmonsLBGeorgia Tech
648Lance RentzelHBOklahoma
648John StrohmeyerDENebraska
756Marty SchottenheimerLBPittsburgh
756J.R. WilburnESouth Carolina
864Charley KingDBPurdue
864Ray RissmillerTGeorgia
972Earl HawkinsHBEmory & Henry
972Al NelsonDBCincinnati
1079Chuck MerceinFBYale
1080Floyd HudlowDBArizona
1080Sonny OdomHBDuke
1188Doug GoodwinFBMaryland-Eastern Shore
1188Ray JohnsonGPrairie View A&M
1291Chuck HurstonTAuburn
1296Pete MillsHBWichita State
1296George WilsonQBXavier (Ohio)
13104Bob TimberlakeQBMichigan
14112Lyn HartDBVirginia State
15120John MeyerLBNotre Dame
16128Bruce AirheartHBNorth Dakota State
17136John HendersonEMichigan
18137Ray HinzeTTexas A&M
18144John FouseEArizona
19152Frank MarchlewskiLBMinnesota
20160John HenryDTBoston University
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals76816096
Opponents Totals42733972
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushingPassingPenalty3RD DOWN EFFICIENCY4TH DOWN EFFICIENCYPENYDS
Team Totals2066911918/ %/ %78685
Opponents Totals2266514120/ %/ %69832
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Pete Gogolak03131100.000284660.90115
Wray Carlton7000000042
Billy Joe6000000036
Jack Kemp4000000024
Charley Warner4000000024
Bo Roberson3000000018
Charley Ferguson2000000012
Glenn Bass100000006
Elbert Dubenion100000006
Daryle Lamonica100020006
Ed Rutkowski100000006
George Saimes100000006
Bobby Smith100000006
Ernie Warlick100000006
Team Totals333131100.002284660.90313
Opponents Totals252121100.044153050.01226
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Pete Gogolak284660.910/108/99/151/80/4
Team Totals284660.910/108/99/151/80/4
Opponents Totals153050.06/94/74/91/40/1
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Wray Carlton1565923.880t6
Billy Joe1233773.1304
Bobby Smith431373.2131
Donnie Stone19613.2140
Jack Kemp36491.4124
Daryle Lamonica10303.0101
Paul Maguire12121.0210
Joe Auer3196.3140
Charley Warner122.020
Team Totals39212883.380t16
Opponents Totals36011143.15
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Jack Kemp39117945.819423686.113.278t102.6184.654.8
Daryle Lamonica702941.4353765.413.074t34.368.637.6
Team Totals46120845.122927446.013.278t132.8245.229283246152.2
Opponents Totals50222745.224334166.815.095t193.8326.428246317054.2
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Bo Roberson3148315.674t3
Billy Joe2727110.078t2
Wray Carlton241968.2231
Paul Costa2140119.1460
Charley Ferguson2126212.530t2
Glenn Bass1829916.6381
Elbert Dubenion1828115.6461
Ed Rutkowski1824713.747t1
Bobby Smith121169.7210
Ernie Warlick811214.0271
Donnie Stone6294.890
Pete Mills14343.0430
Charley Warner11111.011t1
John Tracey122.020
Jack Kemp1-9-9.0-90
Team Totals208274413.278t13
Opponents Totals227341615.095t19
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Hagood Clarke7608.6400
Butch Byrd511923.8620
Charley Warner58416.8231
Booker Edgerson55511.0190
George Saimes4246.0200
Mike Stratton2199.5190
Ron McDole12424.0240
John Tracey188.080
Tom Day100.000
Harry Jacobs100.000
Team Totals3239312.3621
Opponents Totals2446719.51
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Paul Maguire80343743.0680621222309538.7
Team Totals80343743.0680621222309538.7
Opponents Totals76305340.21389
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Butch Byrd22422010.0300
Ed Rutkowski1112711.5330
Charley Warner11616.0160
Hagood Clarke11313.0130
Floyd Hudlow11212.0120
George Saimes011L0
Team Totals361638910.8330
Opponents Totals302227.40
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Charley Warner3282525.8102t2
Ed Rutkowski59719.4230
Bo Roberson45914.8220
Floyd Hudlow23618.0180
Paul Maguire155.050
Jim Dunaway100.000
Team Totals45102222.7102t2
Opponents Totals60144924.20
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Glenn Bass10
Butch Byrd30
Wray Carlton20
Charley Ferguson10
Floyd Hudlow10
Billy Joe30
Jack Kemp90
Daryle Lamonica20
Paul Maguire10
Ron McDole5
Bobby Smith20
Donnie Stone10
Charley Warner10
Team Totals28141414281
Opponents Totals3325825330
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