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1968 Cleveland Browns (NFL) 1st place Eastern Conference Century Division 10-4-0 .714
Head Coach: Blanton Collier
Overall DefenseHoward Brinker
Offensive LineFritz Heisler
Defensive LineDick Modzelewski
ReceiversBob Nussbaumer
Overall OffenseNick Skorich
LinebackersEddie Ulinski
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Fri8/9/1968ALos Angeles Rams21-23LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum64020
Sun8/18/1968ASan Francisco 49ers31-17WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium26801
Sat8/24/1968ANew Orleans Saints27-40LNew Orleans, LATulane Stadium70045
Fri8/30/1968ABuffalo Bills22-12WBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium45448
Sat9/7/1968HGreen Bay Packers9-31LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium84918Doubleheader
Sun9/15/1968ANew Orleans Saints24-10WNew Orleans, LATulane Stadium74215
Sun9/22/1968ADallas Cowboys7-28LDallas, TXCotton Bowl68733
Sun9/29/1968HLos Angeles Rams6-24LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium82514
Sat10/5/1968HPittsburgh Steelers31-24WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium81865
Sun10/13/1968HSt. Louis Cardinals21-27LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium79349
Sun10/20/1968ABaltimore Colts30-20WBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium60238
Sun10/27/1968HAtlanta Falcons30-7WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium67723
Sun11/3/1968ASan Francisco 49ers33-21WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium31359
Sun11/10/1968HNew Orleans Saints35-17WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium71025
Sun11/17/1968APittsburgh Steelers45-24WPittsburgh, PAPitt Stadium41572
Sun11/24/1968HPhiladelphia Eagles47-13WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium62338
Sun12/1/1968HNew York Giants45-10WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium83193
Sun12/8/1968AWashington Redskins24-21WWashington, DCD.C. Stadium50661
Sat12/14/1968ASt. Louis Cardinals16-27LSt. Louis, MOBusch Memorial Stadium48174
Sat12/21/1968HDallas Cowboys31-20WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium81497Eastern Conference Championship
Sun12/29/1968HBaltimore Colts0-34LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium78410League Championship
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
52Billy AndrewsLB6-022323Southeastern Louisiana14
40Erich BarnesLCB6-220133Purdue14
87Eppie BarneyFL6-020124Iowa State128
73Monte ClarkROT6-626031Southern California14
12Don CockroftK-P6-119023Adams State140
86Gary CollinsFL-P6-421128Maryland54
64Jim CopelandOG6-224223Virginia14
28Ben DavisRCB5-1118323Defiance14
65John DemarieLOG6-325023Louisiana State14
50John GarlingtonLB6-122222Louisiana State13
80Bill GlassRDE6-525233Baylor10
48Ernie GreenRB6-220530Louisville8
43Ron GreenFL6-120225North Dakota1
81Jack GregoryDE6-524924Tennessee-Chattanooga; Delta State146
31Charley HarrawayRB6-222124San Jose State13
66Gene HickersonROG6-324833Mississippi14
54Fred HoaglinC6-424724Pittsburgh1414
82Jim HoustonLLB6-323931Ohio State14
34Mike HowellRS6-118925Grambling State14
33Nate JamesCB6-119524Florida A&M12
71Walter JohnsonLDT6-326826New Mexico State; Los Angeles State14
69Jim KanickiRDT6-427027Michigan State13
24Ernie KellermannLS6-018425Miami (Ohio)14
44Leroy KellyOHB6-020026Morgan State14
25Charlie LeighRB5-1120323none14
51Dale LindseyRLB6-222425Kentucky; Western Kentucky12
56Bob MathesonMLB6-424124Duke14
29Tommy McDonaldFL5-917634Oklahoma9
59Wayne MeylanLB6-123722Nebraska140
49Alvin MitchellCB6-419525Morgan State120
89Milt MorinTE6-424326Massachusetts14
26Reece MorrisonRB6-020623Texas State140
16Bill NelsenQB6-019527El Cerritos JC; Southern California1410
13Frank RyanQB6-319932Rice73
74Bill SabatinoDT6-324523Colorado7
77Dick SchafrathLOT6-325331Ohio State14
41Ralph SmithTE6-221430Mississippi14
88Ron SnidowLDE6-424927Oregon1313
62Joe TaffoniOT6-324823West Virginia; Tennessee-Martin13
84Marv UpshawDE-K6-325322Trinity (Texas)14
27Carl WardS5-918024Michigan14
42Paul WarfieldSE6-018826Ohio State14
53Bob WhitlowC6-123632Compton CC; Arizona14
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Marv Upshaw121DETrinity (Texas)
John Garlington247LBLouisiana State
Harry Olszewski364GClemsonfrom PIT
Reece Morrison366RBTexas Statefrom WAS
Wayne Meylan4104LBNebraska
Mike Wempe5131TMissouri
Jacky Jackson5134RBClemsonfrom BAL
Nate James6152DBFlorida A&Mfrom NYG
Dale Brady7186RBMemphis
Tom Schoen8212DBNotre Dame
Dave Porter9238DTMichigan
Jim Greer10255DEStephen F. Austin Statefrom PIT
Alvin Mitchell10267FLMorgan State
Jim Alcorn11293QBClarion
Tom Beutler12319LBToledo
Terry Sellers13348DBGeorgia
Edgar Whipps14374RBJackson State
Bob Baxter15400FLMemphis
Dick Sievert16429DEWisconsin-River Falls
Wayne McDuffie17455CFlorida State
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals5113497112
Opponents Totals50844198
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals2481041232174841
Opponents Totals2591101301961620
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Leroy Kelly2000000120
Don Cockroft0464895.8182475.00100
Paul Warfield120000072
Milt Morin50000030
Eppie Barney20000012
Ernie Green20000012
Reece Morrison20000012
Erich Barnes1000006
Bill Glass1000006
Charley Harraway1000006
Charlie Leigh1000006
Tommy McDonald1000006
Bill Nelsen1000006
(Team)0010.00000
Team Totals49464993.9182475.00394
Opponents Totals333333100.0142653.80273
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Don Cockroft182475.06/67/72/42/61/1
Team Totals182475.06/67/72/42/61/1
Opponents Totals142653.83/34/63/74/80/2
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Leroy Kelly24812395.06516
Charley Harraway913343.7230
Ernie Green411523.7140
Charlie Leigh231446.320t1
Frank Ryan11645.8190
Reece Morrison18392.2111
Bill Nelsen13302.3181
Ralph Smith11313.0130
Eppie Barney088tL1
Milt Morin188.080
Team Totals44720314.56520
Opponents Totals42318424.44411
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Bill Nelsen29315251.913123668.115.687196.5103.411102226486.4
Frank Ryan663147.0296399.720.657t710.669.1107956079.0
Leroy Kelly4125.03348.534.034t125.000.00034102.1
Team Totals36318450.716330398.416.587277.4164.421181285885.6
Opponents Totals43921348.519424475.611.556194.3327.326199224849.8
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Paul Warfield50106721.365t12
Milt Morin4379218.4875
Leroy Kelly2229713.568t4
Eppie Barney1818910.5181
Ernie Green161428.962t2
Charley Harraway1216213.5631
Gary Collins923025.6390
Tommy McDonald711316.1421
Charlie Leigh3-4-1.340
Reece Morrison24020.0291
Ralph Smith2115.570
Team Totals184303916.58727
Opponents Totals213244711.55619
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Ben Davis816220.3440
Mike Howell6559.2240
Ernie Kellermann6294.8120
Erich Barnes36421.340t1
Jim Houston3113.770
Bob Matheson24422.0300
Bill Glass22110.517t1
John Garlington100.000
Dale Lindsey100.000
Team Totals3238612.1442
Opponents Totals161529.5401
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Don Cockroft61229737.75901
Gary Collins25226.02800
Team Totals63234937.35901120220935.1
Opponents Totals60239239.9700496221636.9
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Charlie Leigh142765.4290
Ben Davis98111.290
Leroy Kelly1099.090
Tommy McDonald0100
Team Totals2411964.0290
Opponents Totals21261205.7170
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Charlie Leigh1432223.0410
Carl Ward1323618.2350
Nate James816620.8430
Ben Davis815219.0330
Reece Morrison48521.3330
Leroy Kelly11010.0100
Ralph Smith133.030
Billy Andrews100.000
Erich Barnes100.000
Jim Copeland100.000
Jim Houston100.000
Mike Howell100.000
Team Totals5497418.0430
Opponents Totals64141722.1800
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Billy Andrews101100
Erich Barnes0010100
Jim Copeland100000
Ben Davis410100
John Garlington0002200
Charley Harraway200000
Gene Hickerson0010100
Jim Houston0001100
Mike Howell0001100
Nate James110100
Walter Johnson0003300
Ernie Kellermann100000
Leroy Kelly610110
Charlie Leigh110100
Bob Matheson0004400
Wayne Meylan0001110
Bill Nelsen210110
Frank Ryan210100
Ron Snidow0001100
Joe Taffoni0010100
Carl Ward200000
Team Totals23149142330
Opponents Totals2014614202
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