The Dallas Texans emerged victorious over the Houston Oilers, 26 to 21, on October 1, 1961.

Final

HOU

Oilers

1-2-0

21

DLT

Texans

2-1-0

26

Team

HOU

DLT

1

7

6

2

0

14

3

0

0

4

14

6

Total

21

26

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

HOU

DLT

Oilers

Billy Cannon 70-yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)

7

0

Texans

Jack Spikes 31-yard run (kick failed)

7

6

2nd quarter

HOU

DLT

Texans

Jack Spikes 2-yard run (kick failed)

7

12

Texans

Abner Haynes 24-yard run (Bo Dickinson run for for two-point conversion)

7

20

4th quarter

HOU

DLT

Texans

Jack Spikes 73-yard run (two-point conversion failed)

7

26

Oilers

Bill Groman 6-yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)

14

26

Oilers

Charley Hennigan 63-yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)

21

26