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1987 Houston Oilers (NFL) 2nd place American Football Conference Central Division 9-6-0 .600
Head Coach: Jerry Glanville
Defensive BacksTom Bettis
Offensive LineKim Helton
ReceiversMilt Jackson
Offensive Coordinator/Running BacksDick Jamieson
QuarterbacksJune Jones
Special Teams/Tight EndsMiller McCalmon
LinebackersFloyd Reese
Defensive LineDoug Shively
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Thu8/13/1987HKansas City Chiefs20-32LHouston, TXAstrodome30147
Sat8/22/1987ANew Orleans Saints16-13WNew Orleans, LALouisiana Superdome51562
Sat8/29/1987AIndianapolis Colts6-17LIndianapolis, INHoosier Dome51975
Sat9/5/1987ADallas Cowboys18-13WIrving, TXTexas Stadium47043
Sun9/13/1987HLos Angeles Rams20-16WHouston, TXAstrodome33186
Sun9/20/1987ABuffalo Bills30-34LOrchard Park, NYRich Stadium56534
Sun9/27/1987HLos Angeles Raiders-Houston, TXAstrodomeCanceled
Sun10/4/1987ADenver Broncos40-10WDenver, COMile High Stadium38494
Sun10/11/1987ACleveland Browns15-10WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium38927
Sun10/18/1987HNew England Patriots7-21LHouston, TXAstrodome26294
Sun10/25/1987HAtlanta Falcons37-33WHouston, TXAstrodome29062
Sun11/1/1987ACincinnati Bengals31-29WCincinnati, OHRiverfront Stadium52700
Sun11/8/1987ASan Francisco 49ers20-27LSan Francisco, CACandlestick Park59740
Sun11/15/1987APittsburgh Steelers23-3WPittsburgh, PAThree Rivers Stadium56177
Sun11/22/1987HCleveland Browns7-40LHouston, TXAstrodome51161
Sun11/29/1987AIndianapolis Colts27-51LIndianapolis, INHoosier Dome54999
Sun12/6/1987HSan Diego Chargers33-18WHouston, TXAstrodome31714
Sun12/13/1987ANew Orleans Saints10-24LNew Orleans, LALouisiana Superdome68257
Sun12/20/1987HPittsburgh Steelers24-16WHouston, TXAstrodome38683
Sun12/27/1987HCincinnati Bengals21-17WHouston, TXAstrodome49775
Sun1/3/1988HSeattle Seahawks23-20WOTHouston, TXAstrodome49622AFC Wild Card Playoff
Sun1/10/1988ADenver Broncos10-34LDenver, COMile High Stadium75968AFC Divisional Playoff
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
56Robert AbrahamLB6'123627North Carolina State20
20Earl AllenCB5'1119326Michigan; Houston10
29Patrick AllenRCB5'1018026Utah State1111
75Jesse BakerRDE6'527130Jacksonville State92
21Craig BirdsongS6'221723North Texas30
25Keith BosticSS6'122526Michigan1212
77Scott BoucherOG6'326029Blinn JC; Louisiana-Monroe20
92Tom BriehlLOLB6'324725Stanford33
27Sonny BrownS6'220024Oklahoma20
24Steve BrownLCB5'1118727Oregon1010
23Domingo BryantSS6'417624Texas A&M133
91Richard ByrdRDE6'326525Southern Mississippi1211
90Toby CastonLB6'123522Louisiana State60
79Ray ChildressLDE6'627525Texas A&M1313
24Charles ClintonCB5'817025Long Beach CC; San Jose State20
35Eric CobbleRB5'1020523Texas State30
98Rayford CooksRDE6'324525North Texas101
85Chris DarringtonWR5'1018023El Camino JC; Weber State30
88Mitch DaumTE6'525024Wyoming20
77Bruce DavisLOT6'629731UCLA77
73John DavisOT6'430722Georgia Tech60
9John DiettrichK6'219024Ball State20
64Joe DixonNT6'327523Tulsa20
31Jeff DonaldsonFS6'019125Colorado1212
82Willie DrewreyWR5'716824West Virginia120
80Curtis DuncanWR5'1118422Northwestern100
21Bo EasonS6'220026California-Davis30
87Scott EcclesTE6'524524Cabrillo JC; Eastern New Mexico10
51Eric FairsLB6'324023Memphis120
59Scott FoxLB6'222224Austin Peay State20
60Jerrell FranklinLOT6'328528Kansas State; Northeastern Oklahoma A&M JC; Southern University33
95William FullerDE6'327425North Carolina121
88Mark GehringTE6'423523Olympic JC; Eastern Washington63
81Ernest GivinsWR5'917323Northeastern Oklahoma A&M JC; Louisville1212
68Mike GolicNT6'527425Notre Dame20
8Jeff GossettP6'219730Eastern Illinois40
59John GrimsleyLILB6'223725Kentucky1212
80Leonard HarrisWR5'816627Austin; Texas Tech33
32Alonzo HighsmithFB6'123422Miami (Florida)83
85Drew HillWR5'917031Georgia Tech1212
72Kent HillROG6'526030Georgia Tech126
30Herman HunterRB6'119926Tennessee State30
39Andrew JacksonRB5'1019023El Camino JC; Southern California; Iowa State73
89Arrike JamesTE6'423823Delta State30
53Thad JeffersonLILB5'1122523Hawaii33
84Haywood JeffiresWR6'220023North Carolina State91
57Byron JohnsonROLB6'122225Baylor33
22Kenny JohnsonFS5'1017529Mississippi State123
11Lee JohnsonP6'220026Brigham Young90
23Richard JohnsonCB6'119224Wisconsin51
57Walter JohnsonLB6'024024Louisiana Tech100
25Larry JoynerS6'020723Minnesota10
1Kurt KafentzisS6'219025Hawaii20
62Doug KellermeyerOG-OT6'327526Brigham Young30
58Mike KelleyOG6'526635Notre Dame10
52Billy KiddC6'327028Houston73
94Eric LarkinLDE6'426525Miami (Florida)11
28Allen LydayS5'1019627Texas Southern; Nebraska70
93Robert LylesLOLB6'122726Texas Christian1212
94Charles MartinNT6'428028Western Carolina; West Alabama123
74Bruce MatthewsROG6'530026Southern California86
81Keith McDonaldWR5'816524Santa Monica JC; San Jose State30
26Audray McMillianCB6'019025Houston122
91Johnny MeadsROLB6'223026Nicholls State1212
66Clay MillerROT6'428024Michigan32
1Warren MoonQB6'321731West Los Angeles JC; Washington1212
32Ricky MooreRB6'023024Alabama33
63Mike MunchakLOG6'328227Penn State1212
75Kenny NeilDE6'524028Iowa State10
26Tony NewsomRCB5'817522Stephen F. Austin State53
67Bob OttoDE6'625125Idaho State30
89Jeff ParksTE6'423623Auburn70
14Brent PeaseQB6'220123Walla Walla CC; Montana73
52Jay PennisonC6'127326Nicholls State1212
69Brett PetersmarkC6'328023Eastern Michigan30
77Barry PettyjohnOG6'528523Pittsburgh20
20Allen PinkettRB5'918923Notre Dame80
30Mike RozierRB5'1021226Coffeyville CC; Nebraska1111
51Eugene SealeRILB5'1024923Lamar94
27Donovan SmallS5'1119023Minnesota10
54Al SmithRILB6'124523Cal Poly (Pomona); Utah State1211
99Doug SmithNT6'429227East Carolina; Auburn1413
54Larry SmithLB6'120022Kentucky30
70Dean SteinkuhlerROT6'327726Nebraska1111
68Vince StrothLOG6'325927Brigham Young93
3Steve SuperickP5'1120424West Virginia20
28Emmuel ThompsonCB5'1018028Texas A&M-Kingsville30
33Spencer TillmanRB5'1120623Oklahoma51
95Dwain TurnerNT6'029023Rice10
45Ira ValentineRB6'021224Texas A&M70
50Paul VogelLB6'122026South Carolina10
35Ray WallaceFB6'022524Purdue129
83Joey WaltersWR5'1117533Clemson50
29Robert WhiteLCB6'218025Lamar33
69Doug WilliamsLOT6'528525Kentucky; Texas A&M87
87Jamie WilliamsTE6'424527Nebraska1212
86Oliver WilliamsWR6'319127Los Angeles Harbor JC; Illinois32
73Almon YoungROG6'329025Bethune-Cookman33
7Tony ZendejasK5'816527Nevada-Reno130
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Alonzo Highsmith13RBMiami (Florida)from BUF
Haywood Jeffires120WRNorth Carolina Statefrom LARM
Walter Johnson246LBLouisiana Techfrom KC
Cody Carlson364QBBaylor
Mark Dusbabek4105LBMinnesotafrom KC
Spencer Tillman5133RBOklahomafrom LARM
Al Smith6147LBUtah State
Toby Caston6159LBLouisiana Statefrom KC
Robert Banks7176DTNotre Dame
Michel James8202WRWashington State
Wes Neighbors9231CAlabama
Curtis Duncan10258WRNorthwestern
John Davis11287GGeorgia Tech
Ira Valentine12314RBTexas A&M
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals479789112
Opponents Totals751177186
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals30:17294118150267320835.191656.31141029
Opponents Totals29:4328798153366520132.351145.5101874
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Tony Zendejas0323397.0202676.9092
Ernest Givins60000036
Drew Hill60000036
Curtis Duncan50000030
John Diettrich055100.066100.0023
Warren Moon30000018
Mike Rozier30000018
Jamie Williams30000018
Alonzo Highsmith20000012
Allen Pinkett20000012
Mark Gehring1000006
Andrew Jackson1000006
Robert Lyles1000006
Keith McDonald1000006
Brent Pease1000006
Eugene Seale1000006
Spencer Tillman1000006
Oliver Williams1000006
Jesse Baker0000012
Team Totals38373897.4263281.31345
Opponents Totals37353794.6303683.31349
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
John Diettrich66100.00/02/21/13/30/0
Tony Zendejas202676.92/25/54/68/121/1
Team Totals263281.32/27/75/711/151/1
Opponents Totals303683.31/111/1111/127/110/1
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Mike Rozier2299574.2413
Andrew Jackson602323.916t1
Allen Pinkett311494.8222
Herman Hunter341444.2210
Warren Moon341123.3203
Alonzo Highsmith291063.7251
Ray Wallace191025.4190
Brent Pease15332.281
Spencer Tillman12292.4131
Eric Cobble9232.6120
Ricky Moore7223.1110
Leonard Harris11717.0170
Ira Valentine5102.040
Ernest Givins1-13-13.0-130
Team Totals48619234.04112
Opponents Totals44618484.15710
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Warren Moon36818450.016628067.615.383t215.7184.925198260874.2
Brent Pease1135649.6527286.413.05132.754.453669260.6
Drew Hill100.0100.000.000.000039.6
Team Totals48224049.821935347.314.783t245.0234.830234330070.8
Opponents Totals49526653.720634166.912.872t255.1234.635271314573.1
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Ernest Givins5393317.683t6
Drew Hill4998920.252t6
Mike Rozier271927.1270
Curtis Duncan1323718.2485
Jamie Williams1315812.2253
Oliver Williams1116515.036t1
Willie Drewrey1114813.5350
Leonard Harris1016416.4390
Andrew Jackson10444.4160
Haywood Jeffires78912.7230
Ray Wallace7344.970
Joey Walters59919.8510
Mark Gehring56412.831t1
Keith McDonald45614.0241
Alonzo Highsmith45513.833t1
Ricky Moore3217.0100
Herman Hunter3175.7110
Ira Valentine2105.070
Chris Darrington13838.0380
Arrike James11414.0140
Allen Pinkett177.070
Team Totals240353414.783t24
Opponents Totals266341612.872t25
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Keith Bostic6-14-2.370
Domingo Bryant47518.8290
Jeff Donaldson4164.090
Steve Brown24522.5350
Robert Lyles24221.0270
Eugene Seale17373.073t1
Patrick Allen13737.0240
Donovan Small133.030
Richard Johnson100.000
Tony Newsom1-3-3.0-30
Team Totals2327411.973t1
Opponents Totals232259.8371
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Lee Johnson41165240.359035238135433.0
Jeff Gossett25100840.35312019177729.9
Steve Superick826933.6450122522428.0
Team Totals75292939.159167454235531.4
Opponents Totals77303339.4620622249266434.6
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Kenny Johnson2451968.2260
Curtis Duncan82232.990
Willie Drewrey31113.750
Joey Walters26199.5120
Team Totals37142496.7260
Opponents Totals431045410.6450
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Curtis Duncan28054619.5620
Allen Pinkett17032218.9300
Willie Drewrey8013617.0270
Herman Hunter407919.8280
Leonard Harris308729.0430
Kenny Johnson202412.0180
Joey Walters101818.0180
Ira Valentine101313.0130
John Davis1000.000
William Fuller1000.000
Spencer Tillman1000.000
Ray Wallace01000
Team Totals671122518.3620
Opponents Totals57117720.6740
SACKSNOYDS
Ray Childress6.0
Johnny Meads4.0
Doug Smith3.5
Keith Bostic3.0
Charles Martin3.0
Jesse Baker2.5
Rayford Cooks2.0
William Fuller2.0
Byron Johnson2.0
Robert Lyles2.0
Richard Byrd1.0
Jeff Donaldson1.0
Scott Fox1.0
Tony Newsom1.0
Eugene Seale1.0
Team Totals35.0271.0
Opponents Totals30.0234.0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Patrick Allen0010100
Keith Bostic101120
Steve Brown101100
Domingo Bryant0001100
Ray Childress0001110
John Davis100000
Jeff Donaldson0002200
William Fuller0001100
Ernest Givins200000
John Grimsley0001100
Alonzo Highsmith200000
Drew Hill100000
Herman Hunter100000
Kenny Johnson301100
Billy Kidd0010100
Robert Lyles00033551
Charles Martin0001100
Warren Moon8606-70
Mike Munchak0001100
Brent Pease220200
Jay Pennison1101-120
Allen Pinkett100000
Mike Rozier520200
Spencer Tillman100000
Ray Wallace110100
Jamie Williams0010100
Oliver Williams100000
Team Totals3217151429391
Opponents Totals37142114350
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