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1970 Houston Oilers (NFL) 4th place American Football Conference Central Division 3-10-1 .231
Head Coach: Wally Lemm
Offensive BacksJoe Childress
LinebackersHugh Devore
Offensive LineF.A. Dry
Defensive LineBud McFadin
ReceiversFran Polsfoot
Defensive BacksWalt Schlinkman
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/8/1970HChicago Bears13-23LHouston, TXAstrodome40259
Sat8/15/1970HNew Orleans Saints10-19LHouston, TXAstrodome46223
Sat8/22/1970HMinnesota Vikings7-14LHouston, TXAstrodome44563
Sat8/29/1970HDallas Cowboys37-21WHouston, TXAstrodome46548
Sat9/5/1970ALos Angeles Rams3-20LPasadena, CARose Bowl30666
Sun9/13/1970APhiladelphia Eagles26-7WPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field36327
Sun9/20/1970APittsburgh Steelers19-7WPittsburgh, PAThree Rivers Stadium45538
Sun9/27/1970HMiami Dolphins10-20LHouston, TXAstrodome39840
Sun10/4/1970ACincinnati Bengals20-13WCincinnati, OHRiverfront Stadium55094
Sun10/11/1970HBaltimore Colts20-24LHouston, TXAstrodome48050
Sun10/18/1970HPittsburgh Steelers3-7LHouston, TXAstrodome42799
Sun10/25/1970ASan Diego Chargers31-31TSan Diego, CASan Diego Stadium41427
Sun11/1/1970ASt. Louis Cardinals0-44LSt. Louis, MOBusch Memorial Stadium47911
Sun11/8/1970AKansas City Chiefs9-24LKansas City, MOMunicipal Stadium49810
Sun11/15/1970HSan Francisco 49ers20-30LHouston, TXAstrodome43040
Sun11/22/1970ACleveland Browns14-28LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium74723
Sun11/29/1970HDenver Broncos31-21WHouston, TXAstrodome35733
Mon12/7/1970HCleveland Browns10-21LHouston, TXAstrodome50582
Sun12/13/1970HCincinnati Bengals20-30LHouston, TXAstrodome34435
Sun12/20/1970ADallas Cowboys10-52LDallas, TXCotton Bowl50504
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
48Bob AtkinsLS-CB6'321124Grambling State14
61Hank AutryC6'323323Southern Mississippi14
81Jim BeirneWR-TE6'220024Purdue14
65Elvin BetheaRDE6'325524North Carolina A&T State1414
52Garland BoyetteMLB6'123730Grambling State13
73Leo BrooksLDT6'525623Texas13
35Woody CampbellRB5'1120126Northwestern6
84Donnie DavisTE6'422030Southern University14
34Joe DawkinsRB6'222322Los Angeles CC; Wisconsin14
71Tom DomresRDT6'324724Wisconsin14
75Elbert DrungoROG6'526527Tennessee State14
3Roy GerelaK5'1018522New Mexico State140
32Hoyle GrangerRB6'122526Mississippi State5
62Ken GrayLOG6'224534Howard Payne11
86Mac HaikWR6'119924Mississippi13
88Claude HarveyLLB6'422522Prairie View A&M5
78Glen Ray HinesROT6'525827Arkansas14
79Pat HolmesLDE6'525430Texas Tech14
36Roy HopkinsRB6'123325Texas Southern12
29Ken HoustonLS6'319626Prairie View A&M14
33Benny JohnsonLCB5'1117522Johnson C. Smith14
12Charley JohnsonQB6'019132Schreiner Institute JC; New Mexico State1010
18Charlie JoinerWR5'1118623Grambling State98
11Spike JonesP6'219323Middle Georgia JC; Georgia140
23Jerry LeViasWR5'1017724Southern Methodist14
55Jess LewisMLB-RDE6'123023Oregon State10
50Bobby MaplesC6'324728Baylor14
41Leroy MitchellLCB6'219226Texas Southern14
22Zeke MooreRCB6'119527Lincoln (Missouri)14
77Spain MusgroveOT6'427525Bakersfield CC; Utah State7
14Bob NaponicQB6'019023Illinois2
74Willie ParkerLDT6'226625Arkansas-Pine Bluff14
44Johnny PeacockRS6'220523Houston14
58Ron PritchardRLB6'123623Arizona State14
89Alvin ReedTE6'523226Prairie View A&M13
60Tom RegnerLOG6'125526Notre Dame3
17Jerry RhomeQB6'018628Southern Methodist; Tulsa134
24Mike RichardsonRB5'1119624Southern Methodist14
64Ron SaulLOG6'225422Michigan State14
39Tommie SmileyRB6'123526Arizona; Lamar7
69Terry StoepelLOT6'423525Tulsa14
76Walt SuggsLOT6'525731Mississippi State14
56Olen UnderwoodLLB6'122428Texas12
53Loyd WainscottLB6'123524Texas11
90George WebsterLB6'422525Michigan State7
63Doug WilkersonLDE6'325623North Carolina Central90
87Paul ZaeskeWR6'220025North Park5
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Doug Wilkerson114GNorth Carolina Central
Leo Brooks231DTTexasfrom BOS
Bill Dusenbery240RBJohnson C. Smith
Spike Jones492PGeorgia
Ron Saul5110GMichigan Statefrom CIN/NYJ
Ed Duley5118DTNorthern Arizona
Benny Johnson6144DBJohnson C. Smith
Charlie Olson7170DBConcordia (Moorhead)
Mike McClish8196TWisconsin
Charley Blossom9222DETexas Southern
Joe Dawkins10249RBWisconsin
Bob Morris11274CDuke
Richard Dawkins12299TEJohnson C. SmithDeclared Ineligible
Jess Lewis13326LBOregon State
Clair Rasmussen14352GWisconsin-Oshkosh
Dave Sharp15378TStanford
Chris Myers16404WRKenyonDeclared Ineligible
Julian Fagan17430PMississippi
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals49575061
Opponents Totals519289120
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals38:3423288126189122540.42633.378833
Opponents Totals21:2622785115277820039.02366.776833
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Roy Gerela02323100.0183256.3077
Jerry LeVias50000030
Roy Hopkins30000018
Charlie Joiner30000018
Mike Richardson30000018
Joe Dawkins20000012
Alvin Reed20000012
Jim Beirne1000006
Woody Campbell1000006
Hoyle Granger1000006
Johnny Peacock1000006
Jerry Rhome1000006
Ron Pritchard0000012
Team Totals232323100.0183256.31217
Opponents Totals444444100.0143046.71352
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Roy Gerela183256.35/54/56/83/140/0
Team Totals183256.35/54/56/83/140/0
Opponents Totals143046.71/12/67/93/101/4
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Joe Dawkins1245174.2492
Mike Richardson1033683.6342
Roy Hopkins572073.6123
Woody Campbell591893.2281
Hoyle Granger511693.3151
Jerry Rhome9546.0111
Jerry LeVias7375.3240
Bob Naponic3124.0110
Charley Johnson530.690
Tommie Smiley100.000
Team Totals41915563.74910
Opponents Totals46617933.83516
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Charley Johnson28114451.212516525.911.563t72.5124.315124152859.8
Jerry Rhome1688852.47210316.111.787t53.084.8108594661.4
Bob Naponic20630.012854.314.22100.0210.0853325.2
Jerry LeVias100.0000.000.01100.00000.0
Team Totals47023850.620927685.911.687t122.6234.933262250656.9
Opponents Totals34416447.716228518.317.480t257.3185.230246260578.8
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Alvin Reed4760412.9342
Jerry LeVias4152912.963t5
Mike Richardson3438111.2671
Charlie Joiner2841614.987t3
Mac Haik1719011.2350
Jim Beirne1621613.5251
Joe Dawkins15946.3170
Woody Campbell15785.2100
Roy Hopkins1414210.1430
Hoyle Granger1111810.7220
Team Totals238276811.687t12
Opponents Totals164285117.480t25
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Zeke Moore68514.2320
Ken Houston33210.790
Johnny Peacock3248.0120
Leroy Mitchell23517.5350
Ron Pritchard22814.0170
Garland Boyette11818.0180
Bob Atkins177.070
Tom Domres01313L0
Team Totals1824213.4350
Opponents Totals2333414.545t2
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Spike Jones84355942.47316441299835.7
Team Totals84355942.47316441299836.1
Opponents Totals77341944.47106257304239.5
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Jerry LeVias2582138.5330
Mike Richardson107303.0110
Ken Houston41133.360
Jim Beirne1011.010
Joe Dawkins1000.000
Team Totals41162576.3330
Opponents Totals52164418.5380
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Jerry LeVias2659823.0370
Benny Johnson1532021.3400
Zeke Moore719027.1450
Donnie Davis200.000
Elbert Drungo12525.0250
Roy Hopkins12020.0200
Jess Lewis11515.0150
Hoyle Granger100.000
Alvin Reed100.000
Team Totals55116821.2450
Opponents Totals3274123.2350
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Elvin Bethea0002200
Donnie Davis101170
Joe Dawkins400000
Elbert Drungo0020200
Hoyle Granger210100
Mac Haik300000
Claude Harvey0010100
Glen Ray Hines0010100
Pat Holmes0001100
Roy Hopkins0001100
Charley Johnson330300
Jerry LeVias200000
Jess Lewis0010100
Bobby Maples1000-110
Leroy Mitchell0001100
Zeke Moore100000
Bob Naponic110100
Willie Parker0001100
Johnny Peacock00011411
Alvin Reed100000
Jerry Rhome510100
Mike Richardson200000
Team Totals261511819371
Opponents Totals2281315181
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