1961 San Diego Chargers Schedule & Results

1961 San Diego Chargers schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Postseason

1961 AFL Championship Game
Sunday, December 24, 1961 FINAL
Houston (10-3-1) 10
San Diego (12-2) 3
Pass
G. Blanda (HOU), 40-18-160, 5 INT, 1 TD
J. Kemp (SD), 32-17-226, 4 INT, 0 TD
Rush
C. Tolar (HOU), 16-52
B. Roberson (SD), 8-37
Rec
C. Hennigan (HOU), 5-43
D. Kocourek (SD), 7-123

Regular Season

Sunday, September 10, 1961 FINAL
San Diego (1-0) 26
Dallas (0-1) 10
Pass
J. Kemp (SD), 32-15-162, 0 INT, 0 TD
C. Davidson (DALT), 16-7-78, 3 INT, 0 TD
Rush
P. Lowe (SD), 13-100, 1 TD
J. Spikes (DALT), 7-109, 1 TD
Rec
D. Kocourek (SD), 6-67
M. Boydston (DALT), 3-35
Sunday, September 17, 1961 FINAL
Oakland (0-2) 0
San Diego (2-0) 44
Pass
T. Flores (OAK), 23-14-94, 3 INT, 0 TD
J. Kemp (SD), 20-11-130, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
C. Fuller (OAK), 13-65
B. Roberson (SD), 7-90, 2 TD
Rec
D. Asad (OAK), 3-27
B. Roberson (SD), 4-44
Sunday, September 24, 1961 FINAL
Houston (1-1) 24
San Diego (3-0) 34
Pass
J. Lee (HOU), 25-10-190, 2 INT, 3 TD
J. Kemp (SD), 17-6-101, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
C. Tolar (HOU), 13-32
P. Lowe (SD), 17-23, 1 TD
Rec
J. White (HOU), 6-112, 1 TD
D. Kocourek (SD), 3-27, 1 TD
Saturday, September 30, 1961 FINAL
San Diego (4-0) 19
Buffalo (1-3) 11
Pass
J. Kemp (SD), 26-14-146, 1 INT, 0 TD
M. Reynolds (BUF), 28-15-177, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
P. Lowe (SD), 22-128, 1 TD
M. Reynolds (BUF), 8-65
Rec
L. Hayes (SD), 4-49
T. Rychlec (BUF), 5-57
Saturday, October 7, 1961 FINAL
San Diego (5-0) 38
Boston (2-3) 27
Pass
J. Kemp (SD), 24-12-315, 2 INT, 3 TD
B. Parilli (BOS), 15-10-128, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
P. Lowe (SD), 12-31
B. Lott (BOS), 6-61, 1 TD
Rec
D. Norton (SD), 4-84, 1 TD
G. Cappelletti (BOS), 5-86, 1 TD
Sunday, October 15, 1961 FINAL
San Diego (6-0) 25
NY Jets (3-2) 10
Pass
J. Kemp (SD), 38-15-302, 1 INT, 0 TD
A. Dorow (NYT), 40-18-186, 4 INT, 1 TD
Rush
P. Lowe (SD), 14-58, 1 TD
B. Mathis (NYT), 10-47
Rec
D. Norton (SD), 5-121
A. Powell (NYT), 8-88
Sunday, October 22, 1961 FINAL
San Diego (7-0) 41
Oakland (1-5) 10
Pass
J. Kemp (SD), 17-5-65, 0 INT, 1 TD
T. Flores (OAK), 20-9-96, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
P. Lowe (SD), 11-106, 2 TD
G. Fleming (OAK), 3-15
Rec
H. Clark (SD), 3-23
D. Asad (OAK), 3-44
Sunday, October 29, 1961 FINAL
Denver (3-5) 0
San Diego (8-0) 37
Pass
G. Herring (DEN), 15-6-124, 3 INT, 0 TD
J. Kemp (SD), 28-11-162, 4 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Stone (DEN), 12-42
B. Roberson (SD), 5-38
Rec
L. Taylor (DEN), 7-68
D. Norton (SD), 5-103, 1 TD
Sunday, November 5, 1961 FINAL
NY Jets (4-4) 13
San Diego (9-0) 48
Pass
A. Dorow (NYT), 24-12-127, 3 INT, 0 TD
J. Kemp (SD), 18-8-127, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
B. Mathis (NYT), 16-39, 1 TD
P. Lowe (SD), 9-110, 1 TD
Rec
B. Renn (NYT), 5-30
D. Kocourek (SD), 4-71
Sunday, November 12, 1961 FINAL
San Diego (10-0) 19
Denver (3-7) 16
Pass
J. Kemp (SD), 31-11-201, 3 INT, 2 TD
F. Tripucka (DEN), 49-23-285, 5 INT, 1 TD
Rush
K. Lincoln (SD), 4-36
D. Ames (DEN), 10-62
Rec
K. Lincoln (SD), 3-97, 1 TD
L. Taylor (DEN), 10-119
Sunday, November 19, 1961 FINAL
Dallas (3-7) 14
San Diego (11-0) 24
Pass
C. Davidson (DALT), 33-14-165, 3 INT, 1 TD
J. Kemp (SD), 27-15-357, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
A. Haynes (DALT), 12-76
K. Lincoln (SD), 6-24
Rec
C. Burford (DALT), 3-44
D. Kocourek (SD), 7-169, 1 TD
Sunday, December 3, 1961 FINAL
San Diego (11-1) 13
Houston (8-3-1) 33
Pass
J. Kemp (SD), 39-22-242, 2 INT, 2 TD
G. Blanda (HOU), 33-20-351, 1 INT, 4 TD
Rush
P. Lowe (SD), 9-20
C. Tolar (HOU), 12-56
Rec
D. Kocourek (SD), 8-69
C. Hennigan (HOU), 10-214, 3 TD
Sunday, December 10, 1961 FINAL
Buffalo (6-8) 10
San Diego (12-1) 28
Pass
J. Green (BUF), 25-11-152, 0 INT, 0 TD
J. Kemp (SD), 21-11-213, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
A. Baker (BUF), 31-117
P. Lowe (SD), 14-57, 1 TD
Rec
D. Bohling (BUF), 3-37
D. Kocourek (SD), 3-175, 1 TD
Sunday, December 17, 1961 FINAL
Boston (9-4-1) 41
San Diego (12-2) 0
Pass
B. Parilli (BOS), 20-9-178, 2 INT, 2 TD
J. Kemp (SD), 26-9-163, 4 INT, 0 TD
Rush
B. Lott (BOS), 20-94, 1 TD
P. Lowe (SD), 7-21
Rec
G. Cappelletti (BOS), 4-88, 1 TD
D. Kocourek (SD), 5-98

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