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1975 Houston Oilers (NFL)

3rd place • American Football Conference • Central Division • 10-4-0 .714
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Roster KeyStat Key
Head Coach: Bum Phillips
Ed BilesDefensive Coordinator
Sam BoghosianOffensive Line
Andy BourgeoisOffensive Backs
King HillOffensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
Larry PeccatielloLinebackers
Richie PetitbonDefensive Backs
Fran PolsfootReceivers
George RiceDefensive Line
Joe WoolleySpecial Teams
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendance
Sat8/9/1975ANew Orleans Saints13-7WNew Orleans, LALouisiana Superdome72434
Sat8/16/1975HWashington Redskins24-13WHouston, TXAstrodome44704
Sat8/23/1975ADenver Broncos21-27LDenver, COMile High Stadium33813
Sat8/30/1975HDallas Cowboys14-17LHouston, TXAstrodome46951
Mon9/8/1975HBaltimore Colts21-26LHouston, TXAstrodome34223
Sat9/13/1975AChicago Bears24-13WChicago, ILSoldier Field42503
Sun9/21/1975ANew England Patriots7-0WFoxborough, MASchaefer Stadium51934
Sun9/28/1975HSan Diego Chargers33-17WHouston, TXAstrodome33765
Sun10/5/1975HCincinnati Bengals19-21LHouston, TXAstrodome42412
Sun10/12/1975ACleveland Browns40-10WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium46531
Sun10/19/1975HWashington Redskins13-10WHouston, TXAstrodome49566
Sun10/26/1975HDetroit Lions24-8WHouston, TXAstrodome46904
Sun11/2/1975AKansas City Chiefs17-13WKansas City, MOArrowhead Stadium62989
Sun11/9/1975APittsburgh Steelers17-24LPittsburgh, PAThree Rivers Stadium49460
Sun11/16/1975HMiami Dolphins20-19WHouston, TXAstrodome48892
Mon11/24/1975HPittsburgh Steelers9-32LHouston, TXAstrodome49947
Sun11/30/1975ACincinnati Bengals19-23LCincinnati, OHRiverfront Stadium46128
Sun12/7/1975ASan Francisco 49ers27-13WSan Francisco, CACandlestick Park44015
Sun12/14/1975AOakland Raiders27-26WOakland, CAOakland-Alameda County Coliseum50719
Sun12/21/1975HCleveland Browns21-10WHouston, TXAstrodome43770

Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.

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ROSTER
PlayerNoPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
Willie Alexander19LCB6-319226Alcorn State1413
Mack Alston82TE6-223028Maryland-Eastern Shore1311
Bob Atkins48RS6-321129Grambling State143
Jim Beirne88WR6-220029Purdue60
Duane Benson50LB6-221830Hamline40
Elvin Bethea65RDE6-325529North Carolina A&T State1413
David Beverly4P6-218025Auburn20
Gregg Bingham54RILB6-122724Purdue1414
Robert Brazile52ROLB6-423822Jackson State1414
Ken Burrough00WR6-321527Texas Southern1414
Skip Butler2K6-120028Texas-Arlington140
Ralph Cindrich55ROLB6-122726Pittsburgh40
Ronnie Coleman47RB5-1019724Alabama A&M1412
Mark Cotney33LS6-020523New Mexico Highlands; Cameron143
Curley Culp78MG6-126529Arizona State1414
Lynn Dickey10QB6-321426Kansas State140
Elbert Drungo75ROT6-526532Tennessee State1313
Emmett Edwards87WR6-118923Kansas110
Ed Fisher60ROG6-324926Arizona State1414
Willie Frazier87TE6-423033Arkansas-Pine Bluff50
Willie Germany29LS6-019326Morgan State1411
Don Hardeman30RB6-223522Texas A&M-Kingsville1312
Nat Hawkins86WR6-119025Nevada-Las Vegas110
Conway Hayman70LOG-ROG6-325526Delaware140
Fred Hoaglin53C6-424731Pittsburgh140
Robert Holmes36RB5-922130Southern University142
Kevin Hunt72ROT-LOT6-526027Doane131
Billy Johnson84WR5-917023Widener1414
Steve Kiner57LILB6-021928Tennessee1414
John Little80MG-DE6-325028Oklahoma State140
Carl Mauck55C6-324228Southern Illinois1414
Zeke Moore22RCB6-119532Lincoln (Missouri)1414
Billy Parks20WR6-118527Santa Monica JC; Long Beach State100
Dan Pastorini7QB6-320526Santa Clara1414
Guy Roberts56RILB6-123025Maryland140
Willie Rodgers34RB6-021026Kentucky State140
Greg Sampson75LOT6-627025Stanford1414
Ron Saul64LOG6-225427Michigan State1414
John Sawyer81TE6-223022Southern Mississippi83
Bubba Smith77LDE6-729230Michigan State123
Tody Smith85LDE-RDE6-524827Michigan State; Southern California1312
Greg Stemrick27LCB-RCB5-1117824Colorado State111
Ted Thompson51LILB6-121822Southern Methodist140
Ted Washington59LOLB6-125027Mississippi Valley State1414
Jim White79RDE6-325327Northeastern JC; Colorado State140
C.L. Whittington38RS6-120023Prairie View A&M1411
Fred Willis44RB6-020928Boston College132
Elmo Wright17WR6-019026Houston20
DRAFT LIST
RoundOverallPlayerPosCollege
16Robert BrazileLBJackson State
115Don HardemanRBTexas A&M-Kingsville
240Emmett EdwardsWRKansas
6146Jesse O'NealDEGrambling State
7162Mike BiehleTMiami (Ohio)
7171Mark CotneyDBCameron
8196Jerry LawrenceDTSouth Dakota State
9221Bob BruerTEMinnesota State
10246Alan PringleKRice
11271John SawyerTESouthern Mississippi
12302Willie MillerWRColorado State
13327Ricky ScalesWRVirginia Tech
14352Jody MedfordGRice
15377Jack HolmesRBTexas Southern
16402Kenny LambertDBVirginia Tech
17427Ricky SeekerCTexas A&M
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thPTS
Team Totals49848179293
Opponents Totals371002564226
TEAM STATSTOP1st DownsFDRFDPFDX3rd Down Efficiency4th Down EfficiencyPENPENY
Team Totals234121902372/203 35.5%/ %100849
Opponents Totals2641041372378/205 38.0%/ %90871
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Skip Butler0313491.2183060.0085
Ken Burrough80000048
Ronnie Coleman50000030
Don Hardeman50000030
Billy Johnson50000030
Mack Alston40000024
Fred Willis20000012
Willie Rodgers1000018
Curley Culp1000006
Willie Germany1000006
Dan Pastorini1000006
John Sawyer1000006
Elvin Bethea0000012
Team Totals34313491.2183060.02293
Opponents Totals27212777.8132356.52226
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCTBLLG1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Skip Butler183060.01480/08/94/86/120/1
Team Totals183060.01480/08/94/86/120/1
Opponents Totals132356.50/02/38/103/60/4
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Ronnie Coleman1757904.546t5
Don Hardeman1666483.9395
Fred Willis1184203.6232
Dan Pastorini23974.2191
Willie Rodgers18553.181
Robert Holmes19422.2110
Billy Johnson5173.4190
Lynn Dickey133.030
Emmett Edwards1-4-4.0-40
Team Totals52620683.946t14
Opponents Totals49816803.43613
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Dan Pastorini34216316316320536.012.677t144.1164.724210184361.0
Lynn Dickey42214611.523.02800.0125.03202652.1
Ronnie Coleman100100.000.000.000039.6
Team Totals34716516516520996.012.777t144.0174.927230186959.9
Opponents Totals40923523515028006.811.964143.4245.945343245765.4
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Ken Burrough53106320.177t8
Billy Johnson3739310.6301
Fred Willis201045.2200
Mack Alston181659.2264
Ronnie Coleman181297.2240
John Sawyer714420.6511
Don Hardeman5102.090
Emmett Edwards22211.0180
Nat Hawkins13232.0320
Jim Beirne11515.0150
Willie Frazier199.090
Billy Parks188.080
Robert Holmes155.050
Team Totals165209912.777t14
Opponents Totals235280011.96414
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Zeke Moore513727.4740
Bob Atkins413333.3700
Gregg Bingham45714.3260
Willie Alexander34113.7320
Ted Washington33010.0230
Willie Germany2157.5150
Steve Kiner273.570
C.L. Whittington155.050
Team Totals2442517.7740
Opponents Totals1718610.9470
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Dan Pastorini62244739.56807
David Beverly1245938.34501
Team Totals74290639.36808356239032.3
Opponents Totals73299041.06217620223031.0
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Billy Johnson40161215.383t3
Mark Cotney2184.050
Ronnie Coleman1000.000
Team Totals43262014.483t3
Opponents Totals4763567.6520
(Team)1.0(Unknown)0.5
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Billy Johnson3379824.281t1
Mark Cotney1018918.9280
Ronnie Coleman814918.6270
Willie Rodgers11313.0130
C.L. Whittington100.000
Ted Thompson1-5-5.0-50
Team Totals54114421.281t1
Opponents Totals61135522.2520
SACKSNOYDS
Curley Culp11.5
Elvin Bethea10.0
Robert Brazile7.0
Tody Smith6.0
Ted Washington2.5
Steve Kiner2.0
Bubba Smith2.0
Jim White1.5
Gregg Bingham1.0
(Team)1.0
(Unknown)0.5
Team Totals45.0343.0
Opponents Totals27.0230.0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Mack Alston0010100
Robert Brazile00055180
Ken Burrough100000
Ronnie Coleman600000
Mark Cotney0001100
Curley Culp00033381
Ed Fisher0010100
Willie Germany00022481
Don Hardeman310100
Fred Hoaglin1000-220
Billy Johnson510100
Steve Kiner0001100
Dan Pastorini340400
John Sawyer100000
Tody Smith0001100
Greg Stemrick0001100
Ted Thompson101100
Ted Washington00022180
Jim White0001100
C.L. Whittington0001100
Fred Willis7303-20
Team Totals2817111930982
Opponents Totals38191717340
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