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1960 Denver Broncos (AFL) 4th place Western Division 4-9-1 .308
Head Coach: Frank Filchock
Backfield Jim Cason
Line Dale Dodrill
Day Date Opponent Score Location Venue Attendance Notes
Fri 8/5/1960 A Boston Patriots 6-43 L Providence, RI Mount Pleasant High School Stadium 4706
Sat 8/13/1960 A Buffalo Bills 14-31 L Rochester, NY Aquinas Stadium 6200
Sat 8/20/1960 A Houston Oilers 3-42 L Houston, TX Jeppesen Stadium 19500
Sat 8/27/1960 N Dallas Texans 0-48 L Little Rock, AR War Memorial Stadium 5500
Fri 9/2/1960 A Los Angeles Chargers 30-36 L Los Angeles, CA Memorial Coliseum 21516
Fri 9/9/1960 A Boston Patriots 13-10 W Boston, MA Boston University Field 21597
Sun 9/18/1960 A Buffalo Bills 27-21 W Buffalo, NY War Memorial Stadium 15229
Fri 9/23/1960 A New York Titans 24-28 L New York, NY Polo Grounds 20462
Sun 10/2/1960 H Oakland Raiders 31-14 W Denver, CO Bears Stadium 18732
Sun 10/16/1960 H Los Angeles Chargers 19-23 L Denver, CO Bears Stadium 19141
Sun 10/23/1960 H Boston Patriots 31-24 W Denver, CO Bears Stadium 12683
Sun 10/30/1960 H Dallas Texans 14-17 L Denver, CO Bears Stadium 13102
Sun 11/6/1960 H Houston Oilers 25-45 L Denver, CO Bears Stadium 14489
Sun 11/13/1960 A Dallas Texans 7-34 L Dallas, TX Cotton Bowl 21000
Sun 11/20/1960 A Houston Oilers 10-20 L Houston, TX Jeppesen Stadium 20778
Sun 11/27/1960 H Buffalo Bills 38-38 T Denver, CO Bears Stadium 7785
Sun 12/4/1960 H New York Titans 27-30 L Denver, CO Bears Stadium 5861
Sat 12/10/1960 A Los Angeles Chargers 33-41 L Los Angeles, CA Memorial Coliseum 9928
Sat 12/17/1960 A Oakland Raiders 10-48 L San Francisco, CA Candlestick Park 5159
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
No Player Pos Ht Wt Age College GP GS
60 Ken Adamson LOG 6'2 222 22 Notre Dame 14
24 Don Allen FB 6'0 200 21 Texas 10
62 Buddy Alliston LB 6'0 218 27 Mississippi 11
20 Henry Bell OHB 5'10 210 23 none 10
43 Frank Bernardi LCB 5'9 181 27 Colorado 6
36 J.W. Brodnax FB 6'0 208 24 Louisiana State 14
50 Fred Broussard C 6'3 235 27 Texas A&M; Northwestern State (Louisiana) 1
34 Hardy Brown MLB 6'0 193 36 Southern Methodist; Tulsa 13
40 Al Carmichael OHB 6'1 192 32 Santa Ana JC; Southern California 9
85 Don Carothers OE 6'5 225 26 Iowa; Bradley 3
89 Ken Carpenter FL 6'0 195 34 Oregon State 6
76 Bill Danenhauer DE 6'4 245 26 Emporia State 4
75/72 Eldon Danenhauer ROT 6'4 242 25 Pittsburg State 14
62 Jack Davis OG 6'2 235 27 Oklahoma; Arizona 2
84 Al Day RLB 6'2 216 22 Eastern Michigan 14
15 Skip Doyle DHB 5'11 195 30 Ohio State 6
14 Tom Dublinski QB 6'2 197 30 Utah 3
88 Pat Epperson OE 6'3 225 25 Los Angeles Valley JC; Adams State 9
61 Chuck Gavin RDE 6'0 243 27 Tennessee State 11
45 Goose Gonsoulin RS 6'3 209 22 Baylor 14
85 Jim Greer OE 6'3 215 29 Elizabeth City State 14
67 Johnny Hatley RDT 6'3 249 30 Baylor; Sul Ross State 14
16 George Herring P-QB 6'2 200 26 Jones County JC; Southern Mississippi 14
73/74 Gordy Holz LOT 6'4 264 27 Minnesota 14
53 Bob Hudson LB 6'4 225 30 Clemson 2
81 Billy Jessup TE 6'1 195 31 Long Beach CC; Southern California 9
70 Don King DE 6'3 260 31 Kentucky 14
52 Frank Kuchta LB 6'2 225 24 Notre Dame 12
77 Carl Larpenter OT 6'4 240 24 Texas 14
33/23 Pete Mangum LLB 6'0 219 29 Mississippi 14
64 Bud McFadin LDT 6'3 260 32 Texas 14
41 Bob McNamara FL-CB 6'0 189 29 Minnesota 14
21 Gene Mingo OHB-K 6'1 199 22 none 14
51 Mike Nichols C 6'3 230 22 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 14
83 Johnny Pyeatt RCB 6'3 204 27 none 14
35 Dave Rolle FB 6'0 215 23 Oklahoma 14
42 Al Romine LS 6'2 191 28 North Alabama 14
72 Hal Smith DT 6'5 250 25 UCLA 3
71 Willie Smith ROG 6'2 257 23 Michigan 14
22 Bob Stransky OHB 6'1 190 24 Colorado 14
63 Dave Strickland LB 5'11 215 29 Northeast Mississippi CC; Memphis 14
87 Lionel Taylor SE 6'2 215 25 New Mexico Highlands 12
18 Frank Tripucka QB 6'2 192 33 Notre Dame 14
40 Ted Wegert HB 5'11 202 28 none 4
76 Billy Yelverton DE 6'4 220 27 Mississippi 10
65 Joe Young LB 6'2 235 27 Marquette; Arizona 14
DRAFT LIST Round Overall Pos College Notes
Harry Ball 2 T Boston College
Mel Branch T-G Louisiana State
Charley Britt 2 QB Georgia
Ronnie Cain E Kentucky
Jack Campbell E Toledo Future
David Canary 1 E Cincinnati
Paul Cancro 2 HB Boston University
Bill Carrico 1 G North Texas
Tom Chapman E Detroit Mercy
Lovell Coleman HB Western Michigan
Jim Colvin T-G Houston
Larry Cundiff 2 C Michigan State
Bernie Darre 2 T Tulane Future
Roger Davis 1 T Syracuse
Lonnie Dennis 1 G Brigham Young
John Dingens 2 T-G Detroit Mercy
Maurice Doke 2 G Texas
Mike Dowdle 2 FB Texas
Teddy Foret T-G Auburn
Bobby Joe Green HB Florida
Jack Hanlon HB Pennsylvania
Wayne Hawkins 2 T Pacific
George Hershberger T-G Wichita State
Sam Horner HB Virginia Military Institute
Gary Huber 2 C Miami (Ohio)
Bobby Hudson E Louisiana Tech
Dave Hudson 1 E Florida
Vic Jones HB Indiana
Claude King 1 HB Houston
Don Klochak 2 FB North Carolina
Roger LeClerc 1T C Trinity (Connecticut)
Dean Look 1 QB Michigan State
Billy Luplow T-G Arkansas
Bill Mathis 1 HB Clemson
Ken McNeece 2 T-G San Jose State
James Monroe 1 QB Arkansas
Ray Norton 2 HB San Jose State
George Phelps HB Cornell (Iowa)
Tom Roberts T-G Georgia Tech
Bob Rosbaugh 2 HB Miami (Florida)
Mel Semenko 2 E Colorado Future
LeBron Shields 2 T Tennessee
Jack Spikes 1 FB Texas Christian
Sam Stenger C Denver
Olen Treadway QB Iowa
Howard Turley 2 E Louisville
Jimmy Walden 2 QB Wyoming
Willie West 2 HB Oregon
John Wilkins T-G Southern California Future
John Willener 2 G Oregon
Emmett Wilson T-G Georgia Tech
Bob Yates 1 T Syracuse
Ken Young 2 E Valparaiso
Bob Zimpfer 2 T-G Bowling Green State
SCORING BY QUARTERS 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Team Totals 42 93 86 88
Opponents Totals 96 108 90 99
TEAM STATS TOP 1ST DOWNS Rush Pass Pen 3RD DOWN Att Pct 4TH DOWN Att Pct PEN YDS
Team Totals 248 84 141 23 54 501
Opponents Totals 254 112 123 19 62 633
SCORING TD X1 X1A PCT X2 X2A FG FGA PCT SAF PTS
Gene Mingo 6 33 36 91.7 0 0 18 28 64.3 0 123
Lionel Taylor 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 72
Al Carmichael 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 42
Dave Rolle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18
Bob McNamara 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 12
Don Allen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
J.W. Brodnax 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Ken Carpenter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Jim Greer 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Billy Jessup 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Johnny Pyeatt 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Billy Yelverton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Team Totals 37 33 36 91.7 0 1 18 28 64.3 0 309
Opponents Totals 49 44 47 93.6 2 2 17 28 60.7 0 393
FIELD GOALS MADE ATT PCT 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+
Gene Mingo 18 28 64.3 7/9 2/5 6/7 2/5 1/2
Team Totals 18 28 64.3 7/9 2/5 6/7 2/4 1/2
Opponents Totals 17 28 60.7 6/ 5/ 3/ 3/ 0/
RUSHING ATT YDS AVG LG TD
Dave Rolle 130 501 3.9 57t 2
Gene Mingo 83 323 3.9 39 4
Henry Bell 43 238 5.5 68 0
Al Carmichael 41 211 5.1 47t 2
Bob Stransky 28 78 2.8 16 0
George Herring 15 74 4.9 0
Ted Wegert 5 37 7.4 0
Bob McNamara 17 33 1.9 7 1
J.W. Brodnax 15 18 1.2 7 0
Don Allen 30 18 0.6 4 1
Ken Carpenter 4 13 3.3 9 0
Mike Nichols 0 3 3L 0
Frank Tripucka 10 0 0.0 0
Lionel Taylor 2 -6 -3.0 0
Team Totals 423 1541 3.6 68 10
Opponents Totals 541 2145 4.0 19
PASSING ATT COM PCT INC YDS Y/ATT Y/COM LG TD TD% INT INT% TS YL NYP RTG
Frank Tripucka 478 248 51.9 196 3038 6.4 12.3 80t 24 5.0 34 7.1 27 226 2812 58.9
George Herring 22 9 40.9 12 137 6.2 15.2 21 0 0.0 1 4.5 10 120 17 43.2
Al Carmichael 1 1 100.0 0 26 26.0 26.0 26 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 26 118.8
Gene Mingo 7 1 14.3 6 46 6.6 46.0 46 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 46 54.5
Team Totals 508 259 51.0 214 3247 6.4 12.5 80t 24 4.7 35 6.9 37 346 2901 58.2
Opponents Totals 387 189 48.8 171 2987 7.7 15.8 25 6.5 27 7.0 35 361 2626 67.4
RECEIVING REC YDS AVG LG TD
Lionel Taylor 92 1235 13.4 80t 12
Al Carmichael 32 616 19.3 59t 5
Ken Carpenter 29 350 12.1 36 1
Jim Greer 22 284 12.9 33 1
Dave Rolle 21 122 5.8 33 1
Gene Mingo 19 156 8.2 18 1
Pat Epperson 11 99 9.0 16 0
Billy Jessup 9 120 13.3 26 1
Bob McNamara 7 143 20.4 55t 1
J.W. Brodnax 5 39 7.8 19 1
Don Allen 5 34 6.8 17 0
Bob Stransky 3 11 3.7 11 0
Don Carothers 2 25 12.5 20 0
Henry Bell 2 13 6.5 11 0
Team Totals 259 3247 12.5 80t 24
Opponents Totals 189 2987 15.8 25
INTERCEPTIONS INT YDS AVG LG TD
Goose Gonsoulin 11 98 8.9 25 0
Bob McNamara 4 63 15.8 26 0
Johnny Pyeatt 4 60 15.0 40t 1
Al Romine 3 69 23.0 20 0
Don King 2 18 9.0 15 0
Buddy Alliston 1 65 65.0 65 0
Skip Doyle 1 24 24.0 24 0
Billy Yelverton 1 20 20.0 20t 1
Team Totals 27 417 15.4 65 2
Opponents Totals 35 343 9.8 3
PUNTING NO YDS AVG LG BL TB I20 RYDS NYDS NET
George Herring 70 2610 37.3 70 0 149
Team Totals 70 2610 37.3 70 0 149 35.2
Opponents Totals 67 2611 39.0 0 261
PUNT RETURNS NO FC YDS AVG LG TD
Al Carmichael 15 101 6.7 0
Bob McNamara 11 68 6.2 0
Gene Mingo 3 92 30.7 76t 1
Team Totals 29 261 9.0 1
Opponents Totals 20 149 7.5 1
KICKOFF RETURNS NO FC YDS AVG LG TD
Al Carmichael 22 581 26.4 58 0
Gene Mingo 9 209 23.2 0
Bob McNamara 9 192 21.3 0
Bob Stransky 7 153 21.9 0
Ted Wegert 6 143 23.8 0
J.W. Brodnax 5 117 23.4 0
Don Allen 5 72 14.4 0
Henry Bell 2 60 30.0 0
Jim Greer 1 11 11.0 11 0
Dave Strickland 1 9 9.0 9 0
Team Totals 67 1547 23.1 58 0
Opponents Totals 54 1087 20.1 1
FUMBLES NO LOST OWN OPP REC YDS TD
Don Allen 2 0
Henry Bell 1 0
Al Carmichael 3 0
George Herring 1 0
Bob McNamara 2 0
Gene Mingo 3 0
Dave Rolle 9 0
Bob Stransky 2 0
Lionel Taylor 2 0
Frank Tripucka 7 0
Team Totals 32 17 15 17 32 0
Opponents Totals 26 17 9 17 26 0
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