Franchise History

Years Lg Team Name
2017-20 NFL Los Angeles Chargers
1970-2016 NFL San Diego Chargers
1961-69 AFL San Diego Chargers
1960 AFL Los Angeles Chargers

Top Seasons

Year Record Result
1994 11-5 Lost Super Bowl
1965 9-2 Lost AFL Championship
1964 8-5 Lost AFL Championship
1963 11-3 Won AFL Championship
1961 12-2 Lost AFL Championship

Recent Seasons

Year Record Result
2020 7-9 Missed Playoffs
2019 5-11 Missed Playoffs
2018 12-4 Lost Division Championship
2017 9-7 Missed Playoffs
2016 5-11 Missed Playoffs

1st Round Draft Picks

Year Rd/Pick Player
2020 1 / 6 Justin Herbert  QB
2020 1 / 23 Kenneth Murray  LB
2019 1 / 28 Jerry Tillery  DT
2018 1 / 17 Derwin James S
2017 1 / 7 Mike Williams WR

Longest Serving GM's

Tenure Years General Manager
1976-86 11 Johnny Sanders
1990-00 11 Bobby Beathard
2003-12 10 A.J. Smith
1961-70 10 Sid Gillman
1971-75 5 Harland Svare

Principal Owners

Tenure Years Owner
1984-16 33 Alex Spanos
1966-83 18 Eugene Klein
1960-65 6 Barron Hilton
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