1965 Joliet Explorers 1st place 8-1-1 .889
Head Coach: Jesse Vail
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sun8/29/1965HGrand Rapids Blazers34-16WJoliet, ILMemorial Stadium5277
Sun9/5/1965ALincoln Comets45-0WLincoln, NESeacrest Field4589
Sun9/12/1965HOmaha Mustangs16-10WJoliet, ILMemorial Stadium6816
Sat9/18/1965ARock Island Raiders50-6WRock Island, IL3555
Sat9/25/1965HDes Moines Warriors56-7WJoliet, ILMemorial Stadium6582
Sat10/2/1965AGrand Rapids Blazers10-10TWyoming, MIKimball Stadium6300
Sat10/9/1965HLincoln Comets51-0WJoliet, ILMemorial Stadium5206
Sat10/16/1965AOmaha Mustangs17-21LOmaha, NEJohnny Rosenblatt Stadium7116
Sat10/23/1965HRock Island Raiders52-0WJoliet, ILMemorial Stadium5066
Sat10/30/1965ADes Moines Warriors34-0WDes Moines, IASec Taylor Stadium4517
Sun11/7/1965HGrand Rapids Blazers7-3WJoliet, ILMemorial Stadium4600League Championship Series Game #1
Sun11/14/1965AGrand Rapids Blazers12-6WWyoming, MIKimball Stadium5000League Championship Series Game #2
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
LeRoy AdamsLLB6'122924Langston
Dick AttreauTE6'322729none
John BauerROT6'324033Illinois
Ron BeckmanLB6'122523Indiana State
Chuck BillingsFB6'225122Florida A&M
Bob BorkwoskiG6'023222Tennessee Tech
Henry BrownRS6'119025North Central
Levert CarrRDT6'525821Independence CC; North Central
Tom ColbertMLB-RLB6'222225Central Oklahoma
Bruce ConhainK6'119721Hofstra
Derril CorbettLB5'1122526Northern Illinois
Ollie CromwellC6'426025Central Oklahoma
Art DillardLDT6'426726Edward Waters
Ralph FaheyDT6'428726Everett CC
Tom FarleyWR6'1225Tennessee Tech
Wylie FoxLOG6'123522Illinois
Ed FrancoisFL6'219526Tennessee State
Rheinhold FritzK5'1118525North Central
Bob FulkT6'323929Eastern Illinois
Larry HowardSE6'321523Wisconsin
John HunterRB5'9185Lincoln (Missouri)
Jack JamesTE6'323022Northern Arizona
Bill JohnsonFB6'3213Butler
Gene JohnsonOE6'223127Cheyney
Clarence JonesFB5'1119023Adams State
Bob LearRB5'1119033Iowa; Tulsa
Ken McGhieHB6'019022Wisconsin; Millikin
Eural McLaughlinRB5'818022North Central
Silver McQuartersFB6'0220Langston
Dave MulderinkT6'023024Northern Illinois
Bill MundeeLS5'1118126Notre Dame
Larry NemmersDB6'018522Upper Iowa
Walt NicholsLOT6'225024Mississippi Valley State
Pat OwensRCB6'018823Virginia Union
Ed ParhamP6'020022Lincoln
Sam ParhamLCB6'019622Lincoln
Ron ParrRLB-MLB6'022524Wisconsin
Jim PiggeeDB6'218027St. Augustine's
Gene PolleyG6'223124none
Jim RobinsonLDE6'325025Arkansas
Togo SilvaniRDE6'224325Northeastern Colorado JC; Adams State
Roger StarkT6'325525Northern Illinois
Jim Van GordenQB6'020024Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Bob WebbQB6'020528St. Ambrose
Gene WilliamsDT6'229025Southern Illinois
Jeff WilliamsRB6'121022Oklahoma State
Otis YoungROG6'125422Jackson State
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals781138391
Opponents Totals13
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Ed Francois 1200072
Bruce Conhain 0407061
Chuck Billings 800048
Clarence Jones 600042
Ken McGhie 700042
Larry Howard 600036
Jeff Williams 400024
Gene Johnson 200012
Bob Lear 200012
Dick Attreau 10006
Bob Webb10006
Larry Nemmers 02002
(Team)00012
Team Totals49454991.881365
Opponents Totals97977.83070
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Chuck Billings1007187.27
Ken McGhie896317.16
Jeff Williams3034
Bob Lear2762
Clarence Jones2716
Team Totals
Opponents Totals2
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Bob Webb1948945.913456.915.1168.2
Jim Van Gorden823137.85186.316.756.1
Team Totals
Opponents Totals7
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Ed Francois6193915.412
Larry Howard1627016.95
Gene Johnson815719.62
Chuck Billings7659.31
Jeff Williams68313.80
Dean44711.80
Clarence Jones27537.50
Jim Piggee24120.50
Dick Attreau1
Ken McGhie1
Team Totals22
Opponents Totals7
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Mundee40
Sam Parham40
Henry Brown30
Larry Nemmers30
Team Totals0
Opponents Totals0
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Ed Parham1871039.4
Team Totals
Opponents Totals
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Jeff Williams69415.70
James Piggee22713.50
Larry Nemmers34013.30
Team Totals0
Opponents Totals0
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Jeff Williams817421.80
Larry Nemmers914516.10
Team Totals0
Opponents Totals0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Team Totals0
Opponents Totals0
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