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1968 Boston Patriots (AFL) 4th place Eastern Division 4-10-0 .286
Head Coach: Mike Holovak
Defensive BacksClaude Gibson
Defensive BacksClaude Gibson
Defensive LineJesse Richardson
Defensive LineJesse Richardson
Offensive LineArt Spinney
Offensive LineArt Spinney
Offensive BacksTom Yewcic
Offensive BacksTom Yewcic
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/10/1968ANew Orleans Saints0-19LNew Orleans, LATulane Stadium54400
Sat8/17/1968NNew York Jets6-25LRichmond, VACity Stadium14000
Fri8/23/1968NMiami Dolphins19-17WJacksonville, FLGator Bowl15003
Mon9/2/1968HPhiladelphia Eagles20-22LCambridge, MAHarvard Stadium31404
Sun9/8/1968ABuffalo Bills16-7WBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium38865
Sun9/22/1968HNew York Jets31-47LBirmingham, ALLegion Field29192
Sun9/29/1968ADenver Broncos20-17WDenver, COBears Stadium37024
Sun10/6/1968AOakland Raiders10-41LOakland, CAOakland-Alameda County Coliseum44253
Sun10/13/1968HHouston Oilers0-16LBoston, MAFenway Park32502
Sun10/20/1968HBuffalo Bills23-6WBoston, MAFenway Park21082
Sun10/27/1968ANew York Jets14-48LNew York, NYShea Stadium62351
Sun11/3/1968HDenver Broncos14-35LBoston, MAFenway Park18304
Sun11/10/1968HSan Diego Chargers17-27LBoston, MAFenway Park19278
Sun11/17/1968AKansas City Chiefs17-31LKansas City, MOMunicipal Stadium48271
Sun11/24/1968HMiami Dolphins10-34LBoston, MAFenway Park18305
Sun12/1/1968HCincinnati Bengals33-14WBoston, MAFenway Park17796
Sun12/8/1968AMiami Dolphins7-38LMiami, FLOrange Bowl24242
Sun12/15/1968AHouston Oilers17-45LHouston, TXAstrodome34198
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
65Houston AntwineRDT6-026529Southern Illinois1414
64Jim BoudreauxOT6-424524Louisiana Tech30
85Nick BuonicontiLB5-1122028Notre Dame88
78Dennis ByrdLDE6-425722North Carolina State1414
63Justin CanaleLOG6-224225Mississippi State1413
67Whit CanaleDE6-324527Tennessee130
20Gino CappellettiFL-K6-019034Minnesota142
25John CharlesLS6-119924Purdue1211
50Jim CheyunskiMLB6-122323Syracuse135
81Jim ColcloughSE6-018532Boston College144
15King CorcoranQB6-020026Maryland21
72Larry EisenhauerRDE6-524728Boston College88
66Paul FeldhausenOT6-527022Northland20
73Tom FunchessLOT6-526424Jackson State1414
13R.C. GambleOHB6-322025South Carolina State148
40Larry GarronHB6-019931Western Illinois42
84Art GrahamSE6-120527Boston College116
79Jim Lee HuntLDT5-1124930Prairie View A&M1414
45Ray IlgLB6-122023Colgate141
47Billy JohnsonS-CB5-1018025Nebraska145
23Daryl JohnsonRCB5-1119022Morgan State1412
48Preston JohnsonFB6-221523Florida A&M30
54Ed KoontzLB6-223022Catawba61
24Bobby LeoHB5-1018023Harvard10
76Charlie LongOG-TE-RB6-324730Tennessee-Chattanooga130
29Aaron MarshFL6-019023Eastern Kentucky1412
28Art McMahonS-CB5-1118822North Carolina State125
41Leroy MitchellLCB6-219224Texas Southern1414
56Jon MorrisC6-424726Holy Cross1414
7Bill MurphySE-HB6-118522Cornell55
35Jim NanceFB6-124126Syracuse1212
77Tom NevilleROT6-425225Mississippi State1413
87Bobby NicholsTE6-222025Boston University61
71Don OakesOT6-325330Virginia Tech132
52Ed PhilpottLLB6-324023Miami (Ohio)1414
27Willie PorterDB5-1119022Texas Southern130
60Len St. JeanROG6-124427Northern Michigan1413
58Doug SatcherRLB6-022123Southern Mississippi1413
46Bob ScarpittoFL-P5-1119429Notre Dame140
14Tom ShermanQB6-019023Penn State145
68Karl SingerOG6-325025Purdue111
36Terry SwansonP6-020724Massachusetts100
17Mike TaliaferroQB6-220527Illinois77
22Gene ThomasHB-FB6-121026Florida A&M95
75Ed TonerDT6-325024Massachusetts50
42Don WebbRS5-1019629Iowa State109
82Jim WhalenTE6-221025Boston College1413
55John WilliamsonLB6-222026Louisiana Tech140
70Mel WittDE6-326123Texas-Arlington146
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Dennis Byrd16DTNorth Carolina State
Tom Funchess232TJackson State
Aaron Marsh360FLEastern Kentucky
R.C. Gamble488RBSouth Carolina State
Jim Smithberger5116DBNotre Dame
John Schneider7170QBToledo
Daryl Johnson8197DBMorgan State
Johnny Outlaw10249DBJackson State
Paul Feldhausen11278TNorthland
Jim Cheyunski12305LBSyracuse
Max Huber13332GBrigham Young
Henry McKay14358EGuilford
Art McMahon15385DBNorth Carolina State
Charlie Fulton16413RBTennessee
Ed Koontz17440LBCatawba
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals45576562
Opponents Totals831189123
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals18169941867682
Opponents Totals237861232870874
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Gino Cappelletti22626100.000152755.6083
Jim Whalen7000000042
Aaron Marsh4000000024
Jim Nance4000000024
R.C. Gamble2000000012
Gene Thomas2000000012
Larry Garron100000006
Art Graham100000006
Ed Philpott100000006
Bob Scarpitto100000006
Mel Witt100000006
Doug Satcher000000012
Team Totals262626100.000152755.61229
Opponents Totals494949100.000213167.70406
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Gino Cappelletti152755.64/46/74/61/80/2
Team Totals152755.64/46/74/61/80/2
Opponents Totals213167.77/87/84/54/80/2
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Jim Nance1775933.430t4
R.C. Gamble783114.045t1
Gene Thomas882152.4252
Larry Garron36972.7181
Tom Sherman25803.2170
Mike Taliaferro8516.4210
Aaron Marsh482.0110
Preston Johnson263.060
Gino Cappelletti122.020
Jim Whalen100.000
King Corcoran1-1-1.0-10
Team Totals42113623.245t8
Opponents Totals47918253.855t22
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Tom Sherman2269039.812011995.313.387t125.3167.119190100945.6
Mike Taliaferro1766738.1948895.113.370t42.3158.51815673326.9
King Corcoran7342.92334.711.01400.0228.61102317.9
Team Totals40916039.121621215.213.387t163.9338.138356176535.7
Opponents Totals41620048.119328266.814.190t204.8235.527236259063.4
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Jim Whalen4771815.387t7
Aaron Marsh1933117.470t4
Bill Murphy1826814.9260
Art Graham1624215.1341
Jim Nance14513.6130
Gino Cappelletti1318214.0302
R.C. Gamble11555.0161
Gene Thomas10858.5320
Jim Colclough813617.0440
Bob Scarpitto24924.533t1
Larry Garron144.040
Whit Canale100.000
Team Totals160212113.387t16
Opponents Totals200282614.190t20
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Leroy Mitchell7415.9200
Ed Philpott4317.8170
Nick Buoniconti3227.3140
Billy Johnson23316.5190
Art McMahon22713.5270
John Charles12929.0290
Jim Cheyunski12121.0210
Daryl Johnson11111.0110
Mel Witt144.04t1
Doug Satcher111.010
Team Totals232209.6291
Opponents Totals3351015.594t3
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Bob Scarpitto34138240.6872
Terry Swanson62244939.5572
Team Totals96383139.9874502
Opponents Totals81328040.5650197
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Willie Porter2251356.1240
Billy Johnson108343.490
Bobby Leo20126.080
Art Graham23115.560
Daryl Johnson1355.050
Team Totals37191975.3240
Opponents Totals59135028.576t1
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Willie Porter3681222.6610
Billy Johnson2244220.1360
Aaron Marsh47418.5270
Daryl Johnson36321.0260
Charlie Long22010.0110
Gene Thomas12222.0220
Art Graham199.090
Jim Cheyunski100.000
R.C. Gamble100.000
Team Totals71144220.3610
Opponents Totals4090122.5630
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Whit Canale0001100
R.C. Gamble301100
Larry Garron200000
Jim Lee Hunt00044510
Billy Johnson311220
Daryl Johnson0001190
Aaron Marsh0010100
Jon Morris0010100
Jim Nance200000
Ed Philpott1123141
Willie Porter313420
Doug Satcher0003300
Tom Sherman830300
Mike Taliaferro400000
Gene Thomas20
John Williamson0001100
Team Totals282081725781
Opponents Totals37172020401
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