1961 AFL Season

The following is a summary of the 1961 American Football League Season.

EASTWLT
Houston1031
Boston941
NY Jets770
Buffalo680
WESTWLT
San Diego1220
Dallas680
Denver3110
Oakland2120

1961 AFL Postseason

DateGameResult
12/24/611961 AFL Championship GameHOU 10 @ SD 3

Statistical Leaders

Passing Yards
George Blanda, Hou3,330
Jack Kemp, SD2,686
Al Dorow, NYT2,651
Cotton Davidson, DalT2,445
Tom Flores, Oak2,176
Rushing Yards
Billy Cannon, Hou948
Bill Mathis, NYT846
Abner Haynes, DalT841
Paul Lowe, SD767
Charley Tolar, Hou577

Draft Results

PickTeamPlayerPosCollege
0SDEarl FaisonDEIndiana
0DALTE.J. HolubLBTexas Tech
0BUFKen RiceOTAuburn
0BOSTommy MasonRBTulane
0DENBob GaitersRBNew Mexico State

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