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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 (65th 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 May 2, 2016 3:25PM
All-Time Rank: #227. Steve Bartkowski… #228. Verlon Biggs… #229. Pete Retzlaff… #230. GENE UPSHAW… #231. Lou Michaels… #232. Chuck Muncie… #233. Ted Washington… 

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

Playoffs Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1967 22 OAK LG 2 2
1968*+ 23 OAK LG 2 2
1969+ 24 OAK LG 2 2
1970+ 25 OAK LG 2 2
1972* 27 OAK LG 1 1
1973* 28 OAK LG 2 2
1974*+ 29 OAK LG 2 2
1975* 30 OAK LG 2 2
1976 ❍ 31 OAK LG 3 3
1977*+ 32 OAK LG 2 2 0 0 1 0 0
1980 ❍ 35 OAK LG 4 4
Career 24 24 0 0 1 0 0

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5 Marvin Powell, Jake Long, Ron Mix*, Jim Otto*, Duane Brown, Bob Brown*, Ralph Neely, Keith Sims, Ruben Brown, Walter Jones*
6 Ron Mix*, Jake Long, Bob Brown*, Bob Vogel, Jim Otto*, Keith Sims, Steve Wisniewski, Ruben Brown, Duane Brown, Marvin Powell
7 Bob Brown*, Bob Vogel, Ron Mix*, Steve Wisniewski, Duane Brown, John Niland, Will Shields*, Joe Thomas, Jim Otto*, Walter Jones*
8 Steve Wisniewski, Ron Mix*, Jonathan Ogden*, Walter Jones*, Marvin Powell, Gary Zimmerman*, Larry Allen*, Randall McDaniel*, Bob Brown*, John Niland
9 Jonathan Ogden*, Steve Wisniewski, Ron Mix*, Jim Otto*, Randall McDaniel*, Gary Zimmerman*, Chris Snee, Bob Brown*, Larry Allen*, Walter Jones*
10 Steve Wisniewski, Jonathan Ogden*, Randall McDaniel*, Gary Zimmerman*, Jim Otto*, Walter Jones*, Larry Allen*, Jim Tyrer, Kevin Mawae, Logan Mankins
11 Walter Jones*, Randall McDaniel*, Steve Wisniewski, John Hannah*, Jonathan Ogden*, Larry Allen*, Gary Zimmerman*, Kevin Mawae, Richmond Webb, Will Shields*
12 Steve Wisniewski, Walter Jones*, Larry Allen*, John Hannah*, Randall McDaniel*, Jonathan Ogden*, Gary Zimmerman*, Will Shields*, Richmond Webb, Mike Munchak*
13 Steve Wisniewski, John Hannah*, Larry Allen*, Will Shields*, Randall McDaniel*, Walter Jones*, Gary Zimmerman*, Kevin Mawae, Jim Otto*, Jonathan Ogden*
14 Larry Allen*, Steve Wisniewski, Will Shields*, Randall McDaniel*, John Hannah*, Bruce Matthews*, Walter Jones*, Jim Otto*, Mike Webster*, Kevin Mawae
15 Kevin Mawae, Larry Allen*, Steve Wisniewski, Will Shields*, Randall McDaniel*, Mike Webster*, John Hannah*, Bruce Matthews*, Walter Jones*, Gary Zimmerman*
Career Larry Allen*, Steve Wisniewski, Will Shields*, Randall McDaniel*, John Hannah*, Kevin Mawae, Mike Webster*, Walter Jones*, Gary Zimmerman*, Jim Otto*

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams