1969
New York Jets
16
VS
Baltimore Colts
7

My Super Bowl: Jets Quarterback Joe Namath

We’re talking 47 years later. At that time, I knew the importance of it, I didn’t know beyond being in the now at the time.I wasn’t looking down the road. When you’re an athlete, when you’re playing games and you’ve lost two and this is the third one, it’s like you’re lucky you’re still in here. You lose three out of three, it would have been awful for those of us in the AFL and AFL fans. Even at the time, it was bigger than just us, we were playing for the league, for other players and fans...

Miami, Florida
Orange Bowl
1/12/69 3:00PM
Florida A&M University, “America Thanks”
NBC

Story of the Game

MIAMI -- Jets quarterback Joe Namath “guaranteed” victory on the Thursday before the game, then went out and led the AFL to its first Super Bowl victory, a 16-7 win over a Baltimore team that had lost only once in 16 games all...

NYJBAL
Total First Downs2118
Rushing107
Passing 109
Penalty 12
Total Net Yardage337324
Total Offensive Plays7464
Avg. Gain per Offensive Play 4.65.1
Rushes4323
Yards Gained Rushing (Net) 142143
Average Yards per Rush 3.36.2
Passes Attempted2941
Passes Completed 1717
Had Intercepted 04
Tackled Attempting to Pass 20
Yards Lost Attempting to Pass 110
Yards Gained Passing (Net) 195181
Punts43
Average Distance 38.844.3
Punt Returns 14
Punt Return Yardage 034
Kickoff Returns 14
Kickoff Return Yardage 25105
Interception Return Yardage90
Fumbles11
Own Fumbles Recovered 00
Opponent Fumbles Recovered 11
Penalties53
Yards Penalized 30
Total Points Scored 167
Touchdowns11
Rushing 11
Passing 00
Returns 00
Extra Points 11
Field Goals30
Fields Goals Attempted 52
Safeties00
Third-Down Efficiency8/184/12
Fourth-Down Efficiency0/01/2
Time of Possession36:1023:50
New York Jets
PassingCP/ATYDSTDINT
Namath17/2820600
Parilli0/1000
RushingCARYDSTDLG
Snell30121112
Boozer101908
Mathis3201
ReceivingRECYDSTDLG
Sauer8133039
Snell440014
Mathis320013
Lammons213011
InterceptionsINTYDSLGTD
Beverly2000
Hudson1990
Sample1000
PuntingNOAVGLGBLK
Johnson4390
Punt ReturnsNO/FCYDSLGTD
Baird1/1000
Kickoff ReturnsNOTDSLGTD
Christy125250
Baltimore Colts
PassingCP/ATYDSTDINT
Unitas11/2411001
Morrall6/177103
RushingCARYDSTDLG
Matte11116058
Hill929112
Unitas1000
Morrall2-200
ReceivingRECYDSTDLG
Richardson658021
Orr342017
Mackey335019
Matte230030
Hill2101
Mitchell115015
InterceptionsINTYDSLGTD
None--------
PuntingNOAVGLGBLK
Lee3510
Punt ReturnsNO/FCYDSLGTD
Brown4/034210
Kickoff ReturnsNOTDSLGTD
Pearson259330
Brown246250

New York Jets

Offense
PlayerPos
Schmitt, JohnC
Rasmussen, RandyG
Talamini, BobG
Herman, DaveT
Hill, WinstonT
Lammons, PeteTE
Maynard, DonWR
Sauer, George Jr.WR
Boozer, EmersonRB
Snell, MattRB
Namath, JoeQB
Defense
PlayerPos
Elliott, D. JohnDT
Rochester, PaulDT
Biggs, VerlonDE
Philbin, GerryDE
Baker, RalphOLB
Grantham, LarryOLB
Atkinson, AlMLB
Beverly, RandyCB
Sample, JohnnyCB
Baird, BillFS
Hudson, JimSS
Substitutes
Player
Christy, Earl
Crane, Paul
D'Amato, Mike
Dockery, John
Gordon, Cornell
Johnson, Curley
Mathis, Bill
McAdams, Carl
Neidert, John
Parilli, Babe
Rademacher, Bill
Richards, Jim
Richardson, Jeff
Smolinski, Mark
Thompson, Stephen
Turner, Jim B.
Turner, Bake
Walton, Samuel
Did Not Play
Player
Baltimore Colts
Offense
PlayerPos
Curry, BillC
Ressler, GlennG
Sullivan, DanG
Ball, SamT
Vogel, BobT
Mackey, JohnTE
Orr, JimmyWR
Richardson, WillieWR
Hill, GeraldRB
Matte, TomRB
Morrall, EarlQB
Defense
PlayerPos
Miller, Fred D.DT
Smith, Billy Ray Sr.DT
Braase, OrdellDE
Smith, BubbaDE
Curtis, JamesOLB
Shinnick, DonOLB
Gaubatz, DennisMLB
Boyd, BobbyCB
Lyles, LennyCB
Volk, RickFS
Logan, JerrySS
Substitutes
Player
Austin, Ocie
Brown, Timmy
Cole, Terry
Hawkins, Alex
Hilton, Roy
Johnson, Cornelius
Lee, David
Michaels, Lou
Mitchell, Tom
Pearson, Preston
Perkins, Ray
Porter, Ron
Stukes, Charles
Szymanski, Dick
Unitas, Johnny
Williams, John M.
Williams, Sidney
Did Not Play
Player
Ward, Jim
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