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1961 New York Titans (AFL) 3rd place Eastern Division 7-7-0 .500
Head Coach: Sammy Baugh
Assistant CoachJohnny Dell Isola
Assistant CoachJohnny Dell Isola
Assistant CoachJohn Steber
Assistant CoachJohn Steber
Assistant CoachHugh Taylor
Assistant CoachHugh Taylor
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/5/1961ADallas Texans28-39LDallas, TXP.C. Cobb Stadium20500
Thu8/10/1961ABoston Patriots3-14WBoston, MABoston University Field15387
Sat8/19/1961NBoston Patriots17-7WPhiladelphia, PAPhiladelphia Stadium15387
Fri8/25/1961NHouston Oilers20-30LGreenville, SCSirrine Stadium9500
Sat9/9/1961ABoston Patriots21-20WBoston, MABoston University Field16683
Sun9/17/1961ABuffalo Bills31-41LBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium15584
Sun9/24/1961HDenver Broncos35-28WNew York, NYPolo Grounds14381
Sun10/1/1961HBoston Patriots37-30WNew York, NYPolo Grounds15189
Sun10/15/1961HSan Diego Chargers10-25LNew York, NYPolo Grounds25136
Sun10/22/1961ADenver Broncos10-27LDenver, COBears Stadium12508
Sun10/29/1961AOakland Raiders14-6WSan Francisco, CACandlestick Park7138
Sun11/5/1961ASan Diego Chargers13-48LSan Diego, CABalboa Stadium33391
Sat11/11/1961HOakland Raiders23-12WNew York, NYPolo Grounds16811
Sun11/19/1961AHouston Oilers13-49LHouston, TXJeppesen Stadium33428
Thu11/23/1961HBuffalo Bills21-14WNew York, NYPolo Grounds12023
Sun12/3/1961HDallas Texans28-7WNew York, NYPolo Grounds14117
Sun12/10/1961HHouston Oilers21-48LNew York, NYPolo Grounds9462
Sun12/17/1961ADallas Texans24-35LDallas, TXCotton Bowl12500
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
27Don AllardQB6-018925Boston College1
25Dave AmesRCB6-018524Richmond5
27Jim AppleHB-FB6-020023Upsala3
57Hubert BoboMLB6-121727Ohio State14
26Dewey BohlingHB5-1119023Hardin-Simmons5
29Johnny BookmanDB5-1118227Miami (Florida)8
35Bob BrooksFB6-021523Ohio University14
64Tom BudrewiczROG6-224523Brown2
45Dick ChristyHB5-1019126North Carolina State14
70Gene CockrellROT6-324727Oklahoma; Hardin-Simmons14
82Ed CookeLLB-LDE6-424826Maryland14
88Thurlow CooperTE6-422828Maine14
12Al DorowQB6-019332Michigan State14
56Roger EllisC6-323323Maine14
23Dick FeltLCB6-018428Brigham Young14
64Jerry FieldsLB6-122223Ohio State5
15Don FlynnDB6-020327Houston7
50Jim FureyRLB-LLB6-023028Kansas State9
60Larry GranthamRLB6-020423Mississippi11
73Moses GrayOT6-326024Indiana3
72Dick GuesmanRDT6-425523West Virginia14
52Mike HudockC6-124527Miami (Florida)11
33Paul HynesRS-RCB6-121022Louisiana Tech9
73Proverb JacobsRDT-LDT6-425826Modesto JC; California10
15Dick JamiesonQB6-119124Bradley3
20Curley JohnsonP5-1121526Houston12
78Jack KlotzLOT6-525629Widener14
55Pat LambertiLB6-222524Richmond5
31Bill MathisFB6-121923Clemson14
13Don MaynardFL6-018026Rice; Texas-El Paso14
68John McMullanROG6-024428Notre Dame14
67Bob MischakLOG6-023729Army14
74Nick MumleyLDE6-625024Purdue14
62Bob O'NeilOG6-122930Duquesne; Notre Dame14
40Dainard PaulsonRS-LS5-1119024El Camino JC; Oregon State14
84Art PowellSE6-221124San Diego CC; San Jose State14
44Bert RechicharDB6-120931Tennessee2
79Bob ReifsnyderRDE6-225524Navy2
10Bobby RennFL-DB6-018027Davidson; Florida State12
22Lee RileyLS-RCB6-119229St. Bonaventure; Detroit Mercy12
75Tom SaidockLDT-RDT6-526131Michigan State14
19Bob ScrabisQB6-323325Penn State11
29Bill ShockleyHB5-1118524West Chester6
64Ed WalshOT6-424326Widener6
25Mel WestHB5-919022Missouri9
20Junior WrenDB6-019232Missouri2
76Sid YoungelmanRDE-LDE6-325730Alabama14
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Tom Brown13GMinnesota
Herb Adderley210HBMichigan State
Tom Matte534QBOhio State
Bill Brown642FBIllinois
Fred Mautino754ESyracuse
Harold Beaty861TOklahoma State
Bernie Casey970FBBowling Green State
Joe Scibelli1077TAmerican International*
Art Gilmore1186HBOregon State
Norris Stevenson1293HBMissouri
Joe Wendryhoski13102TIllinois
Jim Cunningham14109FBPittsburgh
Irv Cross15118ENorthwestern
Jerry Steffen16125HBColorado
Mike Pyle17134TYale
Al Bentley18141EArkansas State
Jim Kerr19150HBPenn State
Neil Plumley20157TOregon State
Bob Brooks21166FBOhio University
Wayne Fontes22173HBMichigan StateFuture
Mickey Walker23182LBMichigan State
Howard Dyer24189QBVirginia Military Institute
Andy Griffin25198HBAmerican International
Bobby Smith26205HBUCLAFuture
Moses Gray27214TIndiana
Fred Cox28221HBPittsburghFuture
Bill Minnerly30237HBConnecticut
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals661324459
Opponents Totals8992103106
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals2471001262160585
Opponents Totals2421001212186869
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Bill Mathis8000000048
Don Maynard8000000048
Dick Guesman0242692.30051533.3039
Dick Christy5000000030
Art Powell5000000030
Thurlow Cooper40000010.0024
Al Dorow4000100024
Bill Shockley01313100.0003742.9022
Mel West3000000018
Dick Felt100000006
Bobby Renn100000006
Bob Scrabis100000006
Team Totals40373994.90182334.80301
Opponents Totals50464895.801142751.90390
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Thurlow Cooper010.00/00/00/00/10/0
Dick Guesman51533.32/1/1/1/0/
Bill Shockley3742.91/1/1/0/0/
Team Totals82334.83/2/2/1/0/
Opponents Totals142751.93/6/5/0/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Mathis2028464.2307
Al Dorow543175.940t4
Mel West462325.0353
Dick Christy811802.2162
Bob Brooks15553.790
Dewey Bohling13191.590
Bobby Renn11414.0140
Bill Shockley591.890
Curley Johnson133.030
Jim Apple720.370
Bob Scrabis111.01t1
Team Totals42616783.940t17
Opponents Totals41418804.572t20
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Al Dorow43819745.021126516.113.568194.3306.850.7
Bob Scrabis21733.312823.911.73514.829.522.4
Dick Christy100.0100.000.000.039.6
Team Totals46020444.322427335.913.468204.3327.041346238749.3
Opponents Totals46221145.722630446.614.478t265.6255.431247279763.8
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Art Powell7188112.448t5
Don Maynard4362914.6458
Dick Christy2952118.0681
Bobby Renn1826814.967t1
Thurlow Cooper1520813.9314
Bill Mathis12423.5141
Mel West810413.0370
Dewey Bohling33411.3270
Bill Shockley3279.0130
Curley Johnson13232.0320
Bob O'Neil1-13-13.0-130
Team Totals204273313.46820
Opponents Totals211304414.478t26
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Johnny Bookman6335.5170
Dick Felt48822.055t1
Lee Riley45914.8410
Hubert Bobo45714.3260
Ed Cooke34615.3430
Larry Grantham13030.0300
Junior Wren122.020
Dave Ames100.000
Dainard Paulson100.000
Team Totals2531512.655t1
Opponents Totals3267020.999t3
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Curley Johnson66282142.7700
Junior Wren827133.9530
Team Totals74309241.870028441.8
Opponents Totals70297142.4770463
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Dick Christy1838321.370t2
Mel West25125.5450
Jim Apple2126.0100
Bill Shockley263.030
Don Maynard199.090
Gene Cockrell122.020
Team Totals2646317.870t2
Opponents Totals2028414.2510
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Dick Christy1536024.0600
Bill Shockley1022322.30
Bobby Renn1020120.1350
Bob Brooks811113.9250
Mel West611519.2250
Curley Johnson58416.8210
Roger Ellis3258.3130
Tom Saidock22613.0190
Ed Walsh2157.5150
Jerry Fields11919.0190
Paul Hynes11818.0180
Jim Apple11616.0160
Tom Budrewicz100.000
Thurlow Cooper100.000
Team Totals66121318.4600
Opponents Totals51108421.393t1
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Jim Apple10
Bob Brooks10
Dick Christy70
Al Dorow100
Roger Ellis10
Bill Mathis30
Don Maynard10
Bob O'Neil10
Art Powell10
Bobby Renn10
Bob Scrabis10
Mel West10
Team Totals32201221330
Opponents Totals36211520350
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