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2nd Place in AFC Central

Earl Campbell won the AP NFL Player of the Year Award for the 3rd straight season after leading the NFL in rushing in 1980 as he amassed a total of 1,934 yards and 13 rushing touchdowns.

1980 Record: 10-6 (Regular Season), 0-1 (Playoffs)

Head Coach: Bum Phillips

Points Scored: 295 (20th out of 28 NFL teams)

Points Allowed: 251 (2nd out of 28 NFL teams)

Home Stadium: The Astrodome in Houston, TX

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                                       1980 Game-by-Game Results

                                                  Regular Season

                                      Date  Opponent               Result

                                  9/  7/80  at Pittsburgh         L 17-31

                                  9/15/80  at Cleveland          L   7-16

                                  9/21/80  Baltimore              W 21-16

                                  9/28/80  at Cincinnati        W 13-10

                                10/  5/80  Seattle                    L   7-26

                                10/12/80  at Kansas City     L 20-21

                                10/19/80  Tampa Bay          W 20-14

                                10/26/80  Cincinnati            W 23-  3

                                11/  2/80  at Denver              W 20-16

                                11/10/80  New England      W 38-34

                                11/16/80  at Chicago           W 10-  6

                                11/23/80  at N.Y. Jets           L  28-31 (OT)

                                11/30/80  Cleveland             L 14-17

                                12/  4/80  Pittsburgh            W   6-  0

                                12/14/80  at Green Bay       W 22-  3

                                12/21/80  Minnesota            W 20-16

                                                         Playoffs

         Round                                  Opponent                     Result

         AFC Wildcard                     at Oakland                    L   7-27

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1980 Houston Oilers Depth Chart / Roster:

      # Player                       Ht. Wt. Age Exp. College                    Face Shape Hair     Equipment  

Quarterbacks

1. 12 Ken Stabler (lefty)    6-3   215 35 10 Alabama                        77   7 l. brn long   style 2 helmet, 2 bar (thin), wt wristbands

2. 14 Gifford Nielsen         6-4   205 26   2 BYU                               24   2 brn crop      style 2 helmet, 2 bar, wt wristbands

Halfbacks

1. 34 Earl Campbell          5-11 224 25   2 Texas                              91   6 blk afro       style 2 helmet, half cage, wt elbowpads, wt wristbands

2. 26 Rob Carpenter (lefty) 6-1   230 25   3 Miami Univ.                   12 11 brn crop       style 2 helmet, half cage, eye paint, wt elbowpads, wt wristbands

3. n/a (switch position to WR - use as Groth)

#  47 Ronnie Coleman       5-11 198 29   6 Alabama A&M dk skin 226   4 blk buzz        style 2 helmet, 2 bar rb, bk tc elbowpads, left wt wristband, tc wristbands (turf)

Fullbacks

1. 45 Tim Wilson                6-3   220 26   3 Maryland                    186   4 blk crop         style 3 helmet, half cage, wt elbowpads, wt wristbands, wt gloves (turf)

2. 42 Boobie Clark             6-2   245 30   7 Beth Cookman             258   7 blk afro         style 2 helmet, 2 bar, wt wristbands, left fingers taped, wt elbowpads (turf), qb wristbands (turf)

#  39 Adger Armstrong       6-0   210 23   R Texas A&M dk skin       247 14 blk buzz        style 3 helmet, half cage, wt wristbands, wt elbowpads (turf)

Wide Receivers

1. 82 Mike Renfro               6-0   184 25   2 TCU      lt skin                39   2 brn crop         style 2 helmet, 2 bar, eye paint, qb wristbands, wt elbowpads (turf)

2. 84 Billy Johnson             5-9   170 28   6 N/A dk skin                   221   3 blk crop          style 2 helmet, 2 bar (thin), wt elbowpads, wt wristbands, fingers taped

3. 00 Ken Burrough            6-3   210 32 10 Texas South. dk skin    142   9 blk crop          style 2 helmet, 2 bar, wt elbowpads, wt wristbands

4. 85 Carl Roaches             5-8   170 27   R Texas A&M                  210   6 blk crop          style 2 helmet, 2 bar, eye paint, wt elbowpads, wt wrist double, wt sleeves

5. n/a (switch position to HB)

#  81 Jeff Groth                   5-10 172 23   1 Bowl. Green    lt skin      96   1 blo crop         style 2 helmet, 2 bar, eye paint, qb wristbands

#  83 Tim Smith                 6-2   180 23   R Nebraska                        86    2 brn crop        style 2 helmet, 2 bar, wt wrist double, tc rb gloves

Tight Ends

1. 86 Mike Barber               6-3   235 27   4 LA. Tech                        86   7 brn crop          style 2 helmet, half cage, eye paint, wt wristbands, wt gloves (grass)

2. n/a (switch position to WR)

#  87 Dave Casper              6-4   228 29   6 Notre Dame   lt skin        33   7 brn long          style 2 helmet, 2 bar, eye paint, wt elbowpads

#  88 Richard Caster           6-5   230 32 10 Jackson St.   dk skin        11   2 blk crop           style 2 helmet, 2 bar, wt elbowpads, qb wristbands, tc rb gloves

Left Tackles

1. 74 Leon Gray                  6-3   260 29   7 Jackson St.                   188 15 blk buzz          style 2 helmet, half cage, tc extended, wt elbowpads, wt wristbands, fingers taped

2. 77 Angelo Fields             6-6   330 23   R Michigan St.                                                   style 2 helmet, half cage, wt elbowpads, wt wristbands, wt gloves

Left Guards

1. 63 Bob Young                 6-1   279 38 14 N/A                                 78 17 brn crop          style 2 helmet, half cage, wt elbowpads, wt wrist double, wt gloves

2. 58 David Carter (lefty)     6-2   225 27   3 W. Kentucky                                                     style 2 helmet, half cage, wt wristbands, wt gloves

#  62 John Schuhmacher    6-3   275 25   2 USC                                                                 style 2 helmet, half cage, wt wristbands, wt gloves

Centers

1. 55 Carl Mauck                 6-4   250 33 11 S. Illinois                         34 12 blo crop          style 3 helmet, half cage, wt elbowpads, wt wristbands, bk shoes

2. 66 Greg Davidson           6-2   250 22   R North Texas

Right Guards

1. 60 Ed Fisher                   6-3   250 31   6 Arizona St.                                                        style 2 helmet, half cage, wt wrist double, wt gloves

2. 70 Conway Hayman       6-3   250 31   5 Delaware    dk skin          231 19 blk crop           style 2 helmet, half cage, wt wristbands

3. n/a (switch position to LG)

Right Tackles

1. 76 Morris Towns             6-4   275 26   3 Missouri                          149 13 blk crop            style 2 helmet, half cage, bk tc elbowpads, wt wristbands, wt gloves

2. n/a (switch positon to RE)

3. n/a (switch position to LE)

Left Defensive Ends

1. 59 Ted Washington        6-1   245 32   7 N/A                                182 17 blk crop            style 3 helmet, half cage, wt elbowpads, qb wristbands, tc rb gloves

2. n/a (switch position to TE)

3. n/a (switch position to DT)

#  67 Mike Stensrud           6-5   280 24   1 Iowa State                       89 16 brn crop            style 2 helmet, half cage, wt elbowpads, wt wristbands, tc rb gloves

Right Defensive Ends

1. 65 Elvin Bethea            6-2   255 34 12 N. Car A&T                    142 11 blk crop             style 2 helmet, full cage, wt gloves, wt half sleeves

2. n/a (switch position to TE)

#  75 Jesse Baker              6-5   265 23   1 Jacksonv. St.                   221   6 blk buzz           style 2 helmet, half cage, wt elbowpads, wt sleeves

Nose Tackles

1. 71 Ken Kennard           6-2   245 27   3 N/A                                 173 17 blk crop            style 2 helmet, half cage, bk tc elbowpads, wt wristbands, wt gloves

2. 69 Andy Dorris              6-4   240 29   7 TCU                                  58 16 blk long           style 2 helmet, half cage, wt half sleeves

3. 78 Curley Culp             6-1   265 34 12 Arizona St.        dk skin      96   9 blk afro            style 2 helmet, half cage, tc extended, wt wrist double, wt gloves

#  79 Charlie Davis           6-1   275 29   6 TCU                 dk skin     264 20 blk afro            style 2 helmet, half cage,  

Left Outside Linebackers

1. 56 Art Stringer              6-2   223 26   3 Ball State                         23   8 blk c. over        style 2 helmet, half cage, wt gloves, wt half sleeves

2. 51 Ted Thompson        6-1   220 27   5 SMU                                                                   style 2 helmet, half cage, wt elbowpads, wt wristbands

#  41 Sammy Green         6-2   230 26   4 Florida                           185   5 blk afro              style 2 helmet, half cage, bk tc elbowpads, wt wristbands

Inside Linebackers

1. 50 Daryl Hunt               6-3   220 24   1 Oklahoma    dk skin        219   8 blk crop              style 2 helmet, half cage, bk tc elbowpads, wt wristbands, tc rb gloves, wt half sleeves (grass)

2. 54 Gregg Bingham      6-1   230 29   7 Purdue        lt skin            63   9 brn crop              style 2 helmet, half cage, wt wristbands, wt gloves (grass), wt elbowpads (turf)

3. 53 Thomas Henderson 6-2   220 27   5 N/A                                237 10 blk afro               style 2 helmet, half cage, wt elbowpads, wt wristbands, wt gloves (turf), wt half sleeves (grass)

4. n/a (swtich position to LOLB)

Right Outside Linebackers

1. 52 Robert Brazile        6-4   238 27   5 Jackson St.     med skin    14 10 blk crop              style 3 helmet, half cage, tc extended, bk tc elbowpads, wt wrist double, wt gloves

2. 57 John Corker            6-5   240 21   R Oklahoma St.                129   9 blk crop              style 2 helmet, half cage, wt elbowpads, wt wristbands

Cornerbacks

1. 33 J.C. Wilson             6-0   177 24   2 Pittsburgh                      169   2 blk afro               style 2 helmet, half cage, wt elbowbands, qb wristbands, wt ankles taped, bk shoes, wt wrist double (turf)

2. 27 Greg Stemrick        5-11 185 29   5 Colorado St.                   118   1 blk crop              style 2 helmet, half cage, eye paint, right wt elbowpad, wt wristbands, tc rb gloves

3. 36 Carter Hartwig        6-0   205 24   1 USC                                  55     brn crop              style 2 helmet, half cage, wt elbowpads, wt wristbands

4. 21 Charles Jefferson   6-0   178 23   1 McNeese St. dk skin

Free Safeties

1. 37 Mike Reinfeldt       6-2   195 27   4 N/A                                    50   5 brn crop            style 2 helmet, 3 bar qb, eye paint, wt wrist double, wt rb gloves, bk tc elbowpads (turf)

2. 28 Jack Tatum            5-11 205 32   9 Ohio State                      110   2 blk afro              style 2 helmet, 2 bar, wt elbowpads, wt wrist double, wt half sleeves (grass)

Strong Safeties

1. 32 Vernon Perry          6-2   211 27   1 Jackson St.                      173   3 blk crop             style 2 helmet, half cage, tc extended, wt half sleeves (turf)

2. n/a (switch position to FB)

Kicker

1. 16 Tony Fritsch           5-7   195 35   8 No College                        77   6 blk crop             style 2 helmet, 1 bar, wt sleeves

Punter

1. 18 Cliff Parsley           6-1   211 26   3 Oklahoma St.                      9   6 brn crop             style 2 helmet, 1 bar, wt sleeves

Player Ratings                spd-str-awr-agi-acc-cth-car-jmp-btk-tkl-tpw-tac-rbk-pbk-kpw-kac-ret-stm-inj-tgh

Stabler                           41-62-87-40-40-25-48-46-40-19-95-91-24-26-27-22-0-87-82-74

G. Nielsen                      57-48-64-56-57-31-44-56-27-19-84-80-23-30-32-24-0-78-81-63

C. Bradshaw                   67-52-52-69-68-27-48-54-53-23-79-76-20-22-26-22-0-77-82-66

E. Campbell                   97-80-88-95-93-64-95-51-95-23-38-28-46-49-27-21-10-98-80-78

R. Carpenter                   82-74-76-77-86-78-85-59-84-28-42-24-37-43-33-21-20-86-82-86

R. Coleman                    89-59-82-88-81-83-76-72-64-24-34-32-33-31-24-23-71-82-73-61

T. Wilson                        74-74-76-72-76-68-73-62-68-26-31-23-65-61-29-26-10-82-85-73

B. Clark                           60-75-79-54-67-73-64-52-74-26-32-24-51-59-24-21-10-73-66-77

A. Armstrong                   65-67-54-63-69-76-68-64-63-23-25-22-51-56-24-23-10-83-73-66

M. Renfro                        87-59-78-89-86-85-81-82-62-22-52-43-32-38-33-23-10-82-77-77

B. Johnson                      95-48-78-97-93-84-72-87-58-18-27-22-25-26-23-22-84-77-66-64

K. Burrough                     94-59-88-92-96-82-73-68-67-27-38-32-35-36-32-20-15-78-66-68

Roaches                          94-41-47-94-87-70-58-82-52-14-23-22-20-22-22-16-87-74-84-62

Groth                               91-49-57-91-88-83-72-73-54-23-27-23-26-30-25-22-71-79-86-68

T. Smith                          88-53-57-86-87-86-75-61-54-23-28-25-27-31-24-22-10-86-83-82

M. Barber                        72-69-87-68-77-84-65-50-70-21-28-21-64-61-22-20-8-77-76-71

Casper                             73-70-92-72-71-82-71-62-68-23-27-23-64-59-31-22-8-89-90-68

Caster                              77-71-86-75-78-82-68-74-73-24-33-25-55-48-26-22-8-84-89-70

L. Gray                             59-90-94-57-69-24-22-54-25-21-26-23-90-95-27-18-0-66-73-81

A. Fields                           94-56-41-69-20-17-42-36-24-36-17-77-88-29-17-0-65-76-67

B. Young                          35-93-94-33-59-16-13-27-33-30-36-18-86-93-31-26-0-52-70-82

D. Carter                           65-77-64-64-62-35-33-57-23-23-23-24-83-72-22-19-0-71-66-66

Schuhmacher                   46-88-61-43-61-21-18-44-29-26-27-18-78-87-26-19-0-69-52-68

Mauck                               47-86-95-44-56-26-23-45-25-24-25-21-87-88-27-22-0-58-91-76

Davidson                           49-87-52-46-63-19-20-47-26-24-25-21-76-84-27-22-0-68-87-70

E. Fisher                            54-90-87-53-62-25-24-50-27-23-26-22-86-86-27-22-0-64-88-76

Hayman                             55-88-78-54-68-24-22-58-25-23-27-23-89-84-26-21-0-61-70-73

M. Towns                           54-88-76-51-72-22-24-44-27-23-26-19-86-90-28-20-0-72-84-64

T. Washington                   71-79-87-68-78-42-40-42-33-82-28-18-29-54-29-18-0-81-84-83

Stensrud                            59-86-67-54-69-29-24-46-32-86-25-21-26-41-27-17-0-77-87-81

E. Bethea                          65-92-99-58-69-21-18-52-29-90-26-22-29-40-32-25-0-73-85-84

J. Baker                             72-76-73-71-69-24-22-56-25-78-25-21-25-33-24-22-0-78-86-76

Dorris                                 73-76-82-73-76-22-26-53-23-81-25-24-21-29-27-20-0-84-81-68

K. Kennard                        63-86-78-60-62-22-21-56-28-84-30-22-24-46-24-22-0-77-87-79

Culp                                  45-94-98-44-55-21-19-38-30-71-26-16-23-34-27-20-0-65-67-78

C. Davis                             46-88-77-45-61-16-19-47-34-77-29-18-24-35-28-18-0-71-79-83

Stringer                             78-75-76-81-74-48-39-64-31-91-26-20-25-50-26-19-0-81-60-67

T. Thompson                    72-75-73-75-73-36-34-53-26-79-23-20-26-44-73-70-0-76-84-76

S. Green                           75-71-76-74-77-47-43-56-27-83-28-23-25-46-28-22-0-84-85-74

Bingham                           77-75-89-77-80-51-43-53-29-99-28-24-27-46-27-21-0-90-94-87

D. Hunt                              77-72-69-77-74-40-34-64-24-94-26-23-22-38-23-21-10-83-82-70

T. Henderson                     76-71-85-76-74-44-34-61-32-75-25-20-25-44-26-19-0-75-80-69

Brazile                               84-77-96-83-80-53-44-58-31-96-27-24-31-52-28-22-0-89-96-93

Corker                                76-71-53-76-74-42-37-64-28-76-26-21-23-39-27-22-0-74-71-70

J.C. Wilson                         91-52-82-96-93-59-45-85-27-67-23-19-16-27-26-18-10-83-84-71

Stemrick                             95-50-86-95-93-63-43-79-26-56-23-19-19-24-21-21-10-86-83-72

C. Hartwig                          85-56-64-85-85-61-44-72-22-75-27-23-25-36-29-19-62-82-87-78

C. Jefferson                        92-47-52-93-90-60-42-84-20-47-22-21-15-19-19-17-10-77-72-58

Reinfeldt                            77-58-89-75-75-68-56-69-27-90-22-20-23-33-20-20-10-82-88-56

Tatum                                81-64-91-80-80-55-46-66-30-86-23-22-19-22-22-21-10-80-77-89

V. Perry                              85-62-82-85-82-63-46-74-27-86-29-24-22-35-28-21-10-85-88-79

Fritsch                                48-36-90-47-44-36-32-53-22-17-25-23-14-18-91-94-0-56-83-49

Parsley                               54-37-77-54-52-42-35-51-17-19-58-53-15-19-80-87-0-53-84-46

 

 


1980 Houston Oilers Individual Statistical Leaders

Passing: Ken Stabler, 3202 yds., 64.1 comp. pct., 13 TD’s, 68.7 rating

Rushing: Earl Campbell, 1934 yds., 13 TD’s, 5.2 avg.

Receiving: Mike Barber, 59 rec., 712 yds., 5 TD’s

Touchdowns: Earl Campbell, 13 (13 rush., 0 rec.)

Interceptions: Jack Tatum, 7 int., 100 yds., 0 TD’s

Points: Tony Fritsch, 83 (19 FG’s, 26 PAT’s)

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1980 AFC CENTRAL DIVISION STANDINGS

1st PlaceCleveland (11-5)

2nd PlaceHouston (11-5)

3rd PlacePittsburgh (9-7)

4th PlaceCincinnati (6-10)

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