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Gene Upshaw

Eugene Thurman Upshaw Jr.

Position: G
Height: 6-5    Weight: 255 lbs.

Born: August 15, 1945 in Robstown, TX
Died: August 20, 2008 in Truckee, CA
High School: Robstown
College: Texas A&M-Kingsville
Drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the 1st round (17th overall) of the 1967 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 109 (59th overall since 1950)

Relatives: Brother of Marvin Upshaw
7-time Pro Bowler & 5-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1987

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #142. Jack Youngblood… #143. Jack Butler… #144. Ron Yary… #145. GENE UPSHAW… #146. Roger Wehrli… #147. Derrick Brooks… #148. Andre Tippett… 

Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty AV
1967 22 OAK LG 63 14 14 0 0 1 3 0 6
1968*+ 23 OAK LG 63 14 14 13
1969+ 24 OAK LG 63 14 14 0 0 1 0 0 11
1970+ 25 OAK LG 63 14 14 0 0 1 0 0 12
1971 26 OAK LG 63 14 14 8
1972* 27 OAK LG 63 14 14 11
1973* 28 OAK LG 63 14 14 11
1974*+ 29 OAK LG 63 14 14 14
1975* 30 OAK LG 63 14 14 12
1976* 31 OAK LG 63 14 14 13
1977*+ 32 OAK LG 63 14 14 16
1978 33 OAK LG 63 16 16 7
1979 34 OAK LG 63 16 16 0 0 1 0 0 8
1980 35 OAK LG 63 16 16 0 0 1 0 0 7
1981 36 OAK lg 63 15 5 2
Career 217 207 0 0 5 3 0 151

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6 Ron Mix*, Bob Brown*, Bob Vogel, Joe Thomas, Jim Otto*, Keith Sims, Steve Wisniewski, Jeremy Newberry, Marcus McNeill, Marvin Powell
7 Bob Brown*, Bob Vogel, Joe Thomas, Ron Mix*, Steve Wisniewski, Dan Koppen, John Niland, David Diehl, Jim Otto*, Ruben Brown
8 Dan Koppen, Steve Wisniewski, Ron Mix*, Joe Thomas, Ruben Brown, Marvin Powell, Gary Zimmerman*, Randall McDaniel*, Bob Brown*, Walter Jones*
9 Steve Wisniewski, Ron Mix*, Jonathan Ogden*, Jim Otto*, Randall McDaniel*, Gary Zimmerman*, Bob Brown*, Joe Thomas, Ruben Brown, Tom Mack*
10 Steve Wisniewski, Randall McDaniel*, Jonathan Ogden*, Gary Zimmerman*, Jim Otto*, Kevin Mawae, Jim Tyrer, Larry Allen*, Walter Jones*, Mike Munchak*
11 Jonathan Ogden*, Kevin Mawae, Randall McDaniel*, John Hannah*, Steve Wisniewski, Larry Allen*, Gary Zimmerman*, Walter Jones*, Richmond Webb, Dermontti Dawson*
12 Steve Wisniewski, Jonathan Ogden*, Kevin Mawae, Larry Allen*, John Hannah*, Randall McDaniel*, Walter Jones*, Gary Zimmerman*, Mike Munchak*, Richmond Webb
13 Steve Wisniewski, Kevin Mawae, John Hannah*, Jonathan Ogden*, Larry Allen*, Randall McDaniel*, Walter Jones*, Gary Zimmerman*, Jim Otto*, Will Shields*
14 Steve Wisniewski, Kevin Mawae, Larry Allen*, Jonathan Ogden*, John Hannah*, Randall McDaniel*, Bruce Matthews*, Jim Otto*, Mike Webster*, Gary Zimmerman*
15 Kevin Mawae, Steve Wisniewski, Larry Allen*, Jonathan Ogden*, Mike Webster*, John Hannah*, Randall McDaniel*, Bruce Matthews*, Gary Zimmerman*, Jim Otto*
Career Steve Wisniewski, Kevin Mawae, Larry Allen*, Jonathan Ogden*, John Hannah*, Randall McDaniel*, Mike Webster*, Gary Zimmerman*, Walter Jones*, Will Shields*

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams