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1963 Denver Broncos (AFL) 4th place Western Division 2-11-1 .154
Head Coach: Jack Faulkner
Defensive LineDale Dodrill
Defensive BacksEd Hughes
Offensive LineRed Miller
Offensive EndsMac Speedie
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/3/1963HHouston Oilers27-10WDenver, COUniversity of Denver Stadium11445
Sun8/11/1963AOakland Raiders19-35LOakland, CAFrank Youell Field9655
Sat8/17/1963HSan Diego Chargers31-25WDenver, COUniversity of Denver Stadium11135
Fri8/23/1963AKansas City Chiefs16-30LKansas City, MOMunicipal Stadium6865
Sat8/31/1963HBuffalo Bills14-21LWinston-Salem, NCBowman Gray Stadium7000
Sat9/7/1963HKansas City Chiefs7-59LDenver, COUniversity of Denver Stadium21115
Sat9/14/1963AHouston Oilers14-20LHouston, TXJeppesen Stadium23147
Sun9/29/1963HBoston Patriots14-10WDenver, COBears Stadium18636
Sun10/6/1963HSan Diego Chargers50-34WDenver, COBears Stadium18428
Sun10/13/1963HHouston Oilers24-33LDenver, COBears Stadium24087
Fri10/18/1963ABoston Patriots21-40LBoston, MAFenway Park25418
Sat10/26/1963ANew York Jets35-35TNew York, NYPolo Grounds20377
Sun11/3/1963HBuffalo Bills28-30LDenver, COBears Stadium19424
Sat11/9/1963ABuffalo Bills17-27LBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium30989
Sun11/17/1963HNew York Jets9-14LDenver, COBears Stadium14247
Thu11/28/1963HOakland Raiders10-26LDenver, COBears Stadium14763
Sun12/8/1963AKansas City Chiefs21-52LKansas City, MOMunicipal Stadium17443
Sun12/15/1963AOakland Raiders31-35LOakland, CAFrank Youell Field15223
Sun12/22/1963ASan Diego Chargers20-58LSan Diego, CABalboa Stadium31312Postponed from 11/23
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
62Ernie BarnesROG6'325025North Carolina Central14
19Don BreauxQB6'120323McNeese State9
24Willie BrownLCB6'119423Grambling State8
26Don CoffeyFL6'219024Memphis3
75Eldon DanenhauerROT6'424228Pittsburg State9
35Bo DickinsonFB6'221828Southern Mississippi6
30Hewritt DixonHB6'222323Florida A&M5
53Tom ErlandsonLLB6'322923Washington State11
55Jim FraserRLB-P6'323627Wisconsin14
42Al FrazierSE5'1118028Florida A&M3
28Bob GaitersHB5'1021025Santa Ana JC; New Mexico State6
61Chuck GavinRDE6'024330Tennessee State14
23Goose GonsoulinRS6'320925Baylor14
89Bill GromanFL6'019527Heidelberg14
74Gordy HolzRDT-LDE6'426430Minnesota14
50Jerry HopkinsLLB-MLB6'223622Texas A&M7
83Ray JacobsLDE6'327624Navarro JC; Howard Payne7
26Tommy JanikRCB-LCB-LS6'319823Texas A&M; Texas A&M-Kingsville14
3Billy JoeFB6'224323Villanova14
73Ike LassiterLDE6'527023St. Augustine's7
10John McCormickQB6'120126Boston College; Massachusetts9
67Bob McCulloughLOG6'524423Colorado14
54Wahoo McDanielMLB6'023525Oklahoma14
64Bud McFadinLDT6'326035Texas14
47John McGeeverLCB-LS6'119524Auburn13
21Gene MingoHB-K6'119925none14
27Charlie MitchellRCB-HB5'1118523Washington14
80Ron NeryLDE-RDE6'623629Kansas State4
68John NoceraLLB6'122029Iowa9
68Tom NominaLOG-ROG-LDT6'525722Miami (Ohio)14
76Harold OlsonLOT6'325925Clemson14
71Jim PerkinsLOT6'525024Colorado14
77Anton PetersRDT-LDT-RDE6'424522Florida10
88Gene PrebolaTE6'322025Boston University14
80Tom RychlecTE6'222029American International3
82Bob ScarpittoFL5'1119424Notre Dame11
51Leon SimmonsLLB6'022525Grambling State2
45John SklopanDB5'1119023Southern Mississippi3
7Mickey SlaughterQB6'019022Louisiana Tech13
34Donnie StoneHB-FB6'220526Arkansas14
72Jerry SturmC6'325727Illinois14
87Lionel TaylorSE6'221528New Mexico Highlands14
18Frank TripuckaQB6'219236Notre Dame2
30Clarence WalkerHB6'120525Southern Illinois1
46Bob ZemanLS6'120226Wisconsin14
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Kermit Alexander15HBUCLA
Ray Poage211FBTexasfrom NYJ
Tom Nomina213TMiami (Ohio)
Tommy Janik321HBTexas A&M-Kingsville
Lou Slaby429LBPittsburgh
Ray Mansfield537CWashington
Anton Peters645TFlorida
Mickey Slaughter750QBLouisiana Techfrom SD
Paul Flatley753ENorthwestern
Hewritt Dixon860FBFlorida A&Mfrom BUF
John Griffin861HBMemphis
Marv Fleming969EUtah
Lonnie Sanders1077HBMichigan State
Pat Richter1078EWisconsinfrom HOU
Billy Joe1185FBVillanova
John Gamble1293EPacific
Jim Maples13101CBaylor
Winston Freeman15117ENorth Texas
Dave Crossan16125GMaryland
Bob Paremore17133HBFlorida A&M
Charlie Mitchell18141HBWashington
Frank Baker19149FBToledo
Dan Grimm20157GColorado
Ross Nolan21165ELouisiana-Monroe
Dave Mathieson22173QBWashington StateFuture
Billy Joe Moody23181HBArkansas
C.B. Simons24189LBStanford
Forrest Farmer25197LBPurdue
Monte Day26205TFresno StateFuture
John Sellers27213TBakersfield CCFuture
Bill Redell28221HBOccidentalFuture
Kern Carson29229HBSan Diego StateFuture
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals409664101
Opponents Totals121113127112
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals230841331365548
Opponents Totals254921451761516
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Gene Mingo03535100.000162955.2083
Lionel Taylor10000000060
Billy Joe5000000030
Bob Scarpitto5000000030
Donnie Stone4000000024
Bill Groman3000000018
Gene Prebola2001100014
Hewritt Dixon2000000012
Bob Gaiters100000006
Goose Gonsoulin100000006
Bud McFadin100000006
Charlie Mitchell100000006
Mickey Slaughter100000006
Team Totals363535100.011162955.20301
Opponents Totals61555698.215153246.92473
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Gene Mingo162955.24/53/33/54/102/6
Team Totals162955.24/53/33/54/102/6
Opponents Totals153246.95/3/5/2/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Billy Joe1546464.268t4
Donnie Stone963824.039t2
Mickey Slaughter291274.4191
Hewritt Dixon231054.6182
Gene Mingo24903.8170
Don Breaux11504.5150
Charlie Mitchell24411.770
Bo Dickinson5316.2130
Bob Gaiters9202.280
Clarence Walker2147.090
Ernie Barnes022L0
John McCormick3-5-1.7-20
Team Totals38015034.0689
Opponents Totals40317104.215
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Mickey Slaughter22311250.29716897.615.174t135.8146.368.8
Don Breaux1387050.7629356.813.47175.164.371.4
John McCormick722838.9414175.814.972t45.634.259.8
Frank Tripucka15746.72487312.14.41400.0533.313.9
Gene Mingo100.0100.000.000.039.6
Lionel Taylor100.0100.000.000.039.6
Donnie Stone300.0300.000.000.039.6
Team Totals45321747.920830726.814.274t245.3286.261585248762.2
Opponents Totals40820450.018833668.316.5409.8163.919178318894.5
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Lionel Taylor78110114.172t10
Gene Prebola3047115.7572
Bill Groman2743716.274t3
Donnie Stone222089.5552
Bob Scarpitto2146322.066t5
Billy Joe15906.034t1
Hewritt Dixon1013013.0300
Charlie Mitchell8718.9200
Gene Mingo3113.7270
Bob Gaiters17474.074t1
Bo Dickinson199.090
Tom Rychlec177.070
Team Totals217307214.274t24
Opponents Totals204336616.540
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Goose Gonsoulin66410.742t1
Tommy Janik23216.0310
Wahoo McDaniel2126.0100
Bob Zeman12323.0230
Jerry Hopkins12121.0210
Willie Brown100.000
Gordy Holz100.000
Charlie Mitchell100.000
John McGeever01818L0
Team Totals1517011.342t1
Opponents Totals282
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Jim Fraser78359546.1663466
Team Totals81359544.4663466
Opponents Totals61266443.7387
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Charlie Mitchell1214111.8280
Gene Mingo78512.1450
Hewritt Dixon35819.3470
Al Frazier34214.0190
Willie Brown3299.7170
Bob Zeman23216.0180
Team Totals3038712.9470
Opponents Totals4346610.80
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Charlie Mitchell3795425.890t1
Bob Gaiters1122520.5290
Hewritt Dixon919521.7370
Al Frazier718526.4490
Gene Mingo715121.6310
Willie Brown37023.3540
Harold Olson200.000
Bob Scarpitto188.080
Jim Fraser100.000
Bill Groman099L0
Goose Gonsoulin044L0
Team Totals78180123.190t1
Opponents Totals51131025.71
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Don Breaux70
Hewritt Dixon20
Al Frazier10
Bob Gaiters10
Bill Groman10
Billy Joe30
John McCormick20
John McGeever10
Charlie Mitchell20
Mickey Slaughter70
Donnie Stone50
Bob Zeman10
Team Totals341
Opponents Totals33201316292
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