The Houston oilers came into existence in 1960, they were put in the afl by Bud Adams, then they hire the Houston Oilers first coach Lou Rymkus (sports cyclopedia .com). After becoming coach he signing Heisman trophy winner running back Billy Cannon .they also signed veteran quarterback George Bland. In their first season in existence the Houston Oilers went ten and four, winning the eastern division, and Lou Rymkus being named Coach of the year (sportsecyclopedia.com).
The Houston oilers were an amazing franchise when they existed. There first year as a franchise they won the championship. A lot of people may say that they were a decent team while they existed. That is understandable because they do have teams like the Dallas Cowboys who have five championships and the Pittsburg Steelers who have five champions and have amazing history. These were good teams, but the Houston Oilers made a Houston a powerhouse were legends of the game came forth. The Houston Oilers made Houston a power house, produced legendary players, won championships while in existence, and had some of the best playoffs games ever played.
The Houston Oilers made Houston, TX a hard place to come play football at. When they played at home, the stands stayed packed with excited fans, who worshiped the team . Even when they were losing the fans still made the opposing team feel like they were in LSU's stadium Death Valley. Houston fans will always miss the awesome play of the Oilers .The Houston Oilers first championship game was at Jespersen stadium in front of 32,000 screaming fans(sportsecyclopdeia.com)played some of their best games at this Jespersen Stadium , this stadium is where they won two of their first afl Championships .
The Houston Oilers had some of the most legendary players to ever play the...