Individual – Scoring

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Most Seasons Leading the League

5 Gino Cappelletti Boston 1961, 63-66
2 Gene Mingo Denver 1960, 62
Jim Turner New York 1968-69
1 George Blanda Oakland 1967

 

Most Points, Lifetime

1100 Gino Cappelletti Boston (1960-69) 42 TD 338 XP 170 FG 4 two-point conversions
936 George Blanda Houston (1960-66) 4 TD 456 XP 152 FG
Oakland (1967-69)
612 Jim Turner New York (1964-69) 210 XP 134 FG

 

Most Points, Season

155 Gino Cappelletti Boston (1964) 7 TD 38 XP 2 FG 1 two -point conversion
147 Gino Cappelletti Boston (1961) 8 TD 48 XP 17 FG
145 Jim Turner New York (1968) 43 XP 34 FG

 

Most Points, Rookie Season

128 Cookie Gilchrist Buffalo (1962)
123 Gene Mingo Denver (1960)
108 Jan Stenerud Kansas City (1967)

 

Most Points, Game

30 Abner Haynes Dallas vs. New York November 26, 1961 5 TD
Billy Cannon Houston vs. New York December 10, 1961 5 TD
Cookie Gilchrist Buffalo vs. New York December 8, 1963 5 TD
28 Gino Cappelletti Boston vs. Houston December 18, 1965 2 TD 4 XP 4 FG
26 George Blanda Houston vs. Los Angeles September 18, 1960 3 TD 5 XP 1 FG

 

Most Consecutive Games, Scoring

56 George Blanda Houston (1966)
Oakland (1967-69)
50 Jim Turner New York (1966-69)
45 Tom Brooker Dal.-K.C. (1962-66)

 

Most Seasons Leading League

3 Lance Alworth San Diego (1964-66)
2 Art Powell New York (1960), Oakland (1963)
Warren Wells Oakland (1960-69)
1 Bill Groman Houston (1961)
Abner Haynes Dallas (1962)
Don Maynard New York (1965)
Emerson Boozer New York (1967)

 

Most Touchdowns, Lifetime

84 Don Maynard New York (1960-69) – 84
81 Art Powell New York (1960-62) – 27
Oakland (1963-66) – 50
Buffalo (1967) – 4
79 Lance Alworth San Diego (1962-69) – 79

 

Most Touchdowns, Season

19 Abner Haynes Dallas (1962)
18 Bill Groman Houston (1961)
16 Art Powell Oakland (1963)

 

Most Touchdowns, Rookie Season

15 Cookie Gilchrist Buffalo (1962)
12 Bill Groman Houston (1960)
Abner Haynes Dallas (1960)
11 Wray Carlton Buffalo (1960)

 

Most Touchdowns, Game

5 Abner Haynes Dallas vs. New York November 26, 1961
Billy Cannon Houston vs. New York December 10, 1961
Cookie Gilchrist Buffalo vs. New York December 8, 1963
4 Tied by 6 Players

 

 Most Consecutive Games Scoring Touchdowns

9 Lance Alworth San Diego (1963-64)
8 Bill Groman Houston (1961)
Paul Lowe San Diego (1960-61)
7 Cookie Gilchrist Buffalo (1962)
Clem Daniels Oakland (1965)
Lance Alworth San Diego (1967)

 

Most Seasons Leading League

5 George Blanda Houston (1961-62) Oakland (1967-69)
1 Bill Shockley New York (1960)
Mike Mercer Oakland (1963)
Tom Brooker Kansas City (1964)
Herb Travenio San Diego (1965)
Booth Lusteg Buffalo (1966)

 

Most Points After Touchdown Attempted, Lifetime

462 George Blanda Houston (1960-66) – 306
Oakland (1967-69) – 156
340 Gino Cappelletti Boston (1960-69)
214 Jim Turner New York (1964-69)

 

Most Points After Touchdown Attempted, Season

65 George Blanda Houston (1961)
57 Gino Cappelletti Boston (1967)
54 Jim Turner New York (1968)

 

Most Points After Touchdown Attempted, Game

8 George Blanda Houston vs. New York October 14, 1962
Tom Brooker Kansas City vs. Denver September 7, 1963
Booth Lusteg Buffalo vs. Miami September 18, 1966
Mike Mercer Kansas City vs. Denver October 23, 1966
7 Tied by Many Players

 

 Most Points After Touchdown, Lifetime

456 George Blanda Houston (1961-62) – 301
Oakland (1967-69) – 155
330 Gino Cappelletti Boston (1960-69)
210 Jim Turner New York (1964-69)

 

Most Points After Touchdown, Season

64 George Blanda Houston (1961)
56 George Blanda Oakland (1967)
54 George Blanda Oakland (1968)

 

Most Points After Touchdown, Game

8 George Blanda Houston vs. New York October 14, 1962
Tom Brooker Kansas City vs. Denver September 7, 1963
Booth Lusteg Buffalo vs. Miami September 18, 1966
Mike Mercer Kansas City vs. Denver October 23, 1966
7 Tied by Many Players

 

Most Consecutive Points After Touchdown

154 George Blanda Oakland (1967-69)
149 Tom Brooker Kansas City (1962-66)
118 Mike Mercer Oakland (1963-66)

 

Most Points After Touchdown (no misses), Season

54 George Blanda Oakland (1968)
47 Mike Mercer Oakland (1963)
46 Tom Brooker Kansas City (1964)

 

Most Points After Touchdown (no misses), Game

8 George Blanda Houston vs. New York October 14, 1962
Tom Brooker Kansas City vs. Denver September 7, 1963
Booth Lusteg Buffalo vs. Miami September 18, 1966
Mike Mercer Kansas City vs. Denver October 23, 1966
7 Tied by Many Players

 

Most Seasons Leading League

3 Gino Cappelletti Boston (1961, 63-64)
2 Gene Mingo Denver (1960, 62)
Jim Turner New York (1968-69)
1 Pete Gogolak Buffalo (1965)
Mike Mercer Kansas City (1966)
Jan Stenerud Kansas City (1967)

 

Most Field Goals Attempted, Lifetime

318 Gino Cappelletti Boston (1960-69)
289 George Blanda Houston (1960-66) – 188
Oakland (1967-69) – 101
221 Jim Turner New York (1964-69)

 

Most Field Goals Attempted, Season

47 Jim Turner New York (1969)
46 Pete Gogolak Buffalo (1965)
Jim Turner New York (1968)
40 Jan Stenerud Kansas City (1968)
Roy Gerela Houston (1969)

 

Most Field Goals Attempted, Game

8 Jim Turner New York vs. Buffalo November 3, 1968
7 Gene Mingo Denver vs. San Diego October 6, 1963
Gino Cappelletti Boston vs. San Diego September 20, 1964
Boston vs. Buffalo September 24, 1967
Boston vs. Cincinnati November 16, 1969
Pete Gogolak Buffalo vs. Houston December 5, 1965
Dick Van Raaphorst San Diego vs. New York October 8, 1966
6 By Many Players

 

Most Field Goals. Lifetime

170 Gino Cappelletti Boston (1960-69)
152 George Blanda Houston (1960-66) – 91
Oakland (1967-69) – 61
134 Jim Turner New York (1964-69)

 

Most Field Goals, Season

34 Jim Turner New York (1968)
Jim Turner New York (1969)
30 Jan Sttenerud Kansas City (1968)

 

Most Field Goals, Rookie Season

22 Dennis Partee San Diego (1968)
21 Jan Stenerud Kansas City (1967)
19 Pete Gogolak Buffalo (1964)
Booth Lusteg Buffalo (1966)
Roy Gerela Houston (1969)

 

Most Field Goals, Game

6 Gino Cappelletti Boston vs. Denver October 4, 1964
Jim Turner New York vs. Buffalo November 3, 1968
5 Gene Mingo Denver vs. San Diego October 6, 1963
Pete Gogolak Buffalo vs. Houston December 5, 1965
Roy Gerela Houston vs. Miami September 28, 1969
Jan Stenerud Kansas City vs. Buffalo November 2, 1969
Kansas City vs. Buffalo December 7, 1969
4 By Many Players

 

Most Consecutive Games, Field Goals

18 Jim Turner New York (1966-7), (1967-11)
14 Pete Gogolak Buffalo (1964-1), (1965-13)
11 Gino Cappelletti Boston (1963-6), (1964-5)
Gene Mingo Denver (1963-6), (1964-5)
George Blanda Houston (1964-8), (1965-3)
Jan Stenerud Kansas City (1968-5), (1969-6)

 

Most Consecutive Field Goals

16 Jan Stenerud Kansas City (November 2-December 7, 1969)
10 Dennis Partee San Diego (November 3-December 15, 1968)
8 George Blair San Diego (September 16-October 19, 1962)
Jan Stenerud Kansas City (October 5-October 27, 1968)
Jim Turner New York (October 5-October 27, 1968)
New York (November 3-November 10, 1968)

 

Longest Field Goal

55 George Blanda Houston vs. San Diego December 3, 1961
54 George Fleming Oakland vs. Denver October 1, 1961
George Blanda Houston vs. Oakland December 9, 1962
Jan Stenerud Kansas City vs. Houston September 9, 1967
Kansas city vs. Denver October 5, 1969
53 George Blanda Houston vs. Buffalo December 11, 1960
Houston vs. Dallas October 22, 1961
Gene Mingo Denver vs. San Diego September 7, 1962
Gino Cappelletti Boston vs. New York November 28, 1965

 

Highest Completion Percentage, Lifetime (75 attempts)

70.3 Jan Stenerud Kansas City (1967-1969) 78/111
62.7 Pete Gogolak Buffalo (1964-65) 47/75
62.5 George Blair San Diego (1961-64) 50/80

 

Highest Completion Percentage, Season (14 attempts)

85.0 George Blair San Diego (1962) 17/20
75.0 Jan Stenerud Kansas City (1968) 30/40
73.9 Jim Turner New York (1968) 34/46

 

Highest Completion Percentage, Game

100 Gino Cappelletti Boston vs. Denver October 4, 1964 (6)

 

Most Safeties, Lifetime

2 Ron McDole Houston (1962)
Buffalo (1963-68)

 

Most Safeties, Season

2 Ron McDole Buffalo (1964)

 

Most Safeties, Game

1 By Many Players

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Todd Tobias (767 Posts)

Todd Tobias's interest in the American Football League began in 1998, when he wrote my master's thesis about Sid Gillman. He created this site to educate and entertain football fans with the stories of the American Football League, 1960-1969. You can follow Todd and get more AFL history on Twitter @TalesfromtheAFL.


One Response to Individual – Scoring

  1. 1vox says:

    Abner Haynes scored 5 TD on November 26, 1961, but the Texans were not playing the Titans that day; they were playing the Raiders.

    http://www.databasefootball.com/boxscores/scheduleyear.htm?yr=1961&lg=afl

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