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1962 Chicago Bears

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9-5-0, Finished 3rd in NFL West Division  · 1962 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 6.1, Offense: 2.7, Defense: 3.4, SoS: 3.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 321 points (22.9/g), 4th of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 287 points (20.5/g), 5th.
 Differential of 34 points (2.4/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 7.9-6.1.

Coach: George Halas (9-5-0)

Stadium: Wrigley Field
 Training Camp: St. Joseph's College (Rensselaer, Indiana)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Billy Wade 32 8 14 225 for 412, 3,172 yards, 18 td, 24 int, & 40 rushes for 146 yards and 5 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 1st pick / 1952
HB Ronnie Bull 22 Rook 0 113 rushes for 363 yards, 1 td, & 31 catches for 331 yards and 0 td Dallas Texans / 1st / 3rd pick / 1962
Chicago Bears / 1st / 7th pick / 1962
FB Joe Marconi 28 6 0 89 rushes for 406 yards, 5 td, & 23 catches for 306 yards and 1 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 6th pick / 1956
FL Johnny Morris 27 4 0 58 catches for 889 yards, 5 td, & 2 rushes for 7 yards and 0 td Chicago Bears / 12th / 137th pick / 1958
SE Bo Farrington 26 2 0 13 catches for 197 yards, 1 td Chicago Bears / 16th / 187th pick / 1960
TE Mike Ditka* 23 1 14 58 catches for 904 yards, 5 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 5th pick / 1961
Houston Oilers / 1st / 8th pick / 1961
LT Herman Lee 31 5 0 Chicago Bears / 23rd / 270th pick / 1954
LG Stan Jones 31 8 0 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 5th / 54th pick / 1953
C Mike Pyle 23 1 14 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 7th / 89th pick / 1961
RG Roger Davis 24 2 0 Chicago Bears / 1st / 7th pick / 1960
RT Art Anderson 26 1 0 1 fumble recovered
 Defensive Starters
LDE Ed O'Bradovich 22 Rook 0 0 interceptions, 5 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 7th / 91st pick / 1962
LDT Bob Kilcullen 26 5 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 8th / 96th pick / 1957
RDT Earl Leggett 29 5 0 0 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 13th pick / 1957
RDE Doug Atkins* 32 9 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 11th pick / 1953
LLB Joe Fortunato* 32 7 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 7th / 80th pick / 1952
MLB Bill George 33 10 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1951
RLB Larry Morris 29 7 0 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 7th pick / 1955
LCB J.C. Caroline 29 6 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 7th / 82nd pick / 1956
RCB Dave Whitsell 26 4 0 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 24th / 289th pick / 1958
LS Richie Petitbon* 24 3 0 6 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 2nd / 21st pick / 1959
RS Rosey Taylor 25 1 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Roger LeClerc 26 2 0 13 of 27 field goals & 36 of 40 extra points Chicago Bears / 15th / 177th pick / 1959
P Bobby Joe Green 26 2 0 69 punts for a 43.7 average, 0 blocked San Francisco 49ers / 9th / 102nd pick / 1959
PR Johnny Morris 27 4 0 20 punt returns for a 10.4 average and 0 td Chicago Bears / 12th / 137th pick / 1958
KR Billy Martin 24 Rook 0 25 kick returns for a 20.6 average and 0 td Buffalo Bills / 30th / 235th pick / 1961
Chicago Bears / 4th / 43rd pick / 1960

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
39 John Adams 25 14 0 235 6-3 UCLA,Los Angeles St. 11/28/1937 3 1 Chicago Bears / 5th / 57th pick / 1959
79 Art Anderson 26 RT 14 0 244 6-3 Idaho 10/9/1936 1 6
81 Doug Atkins* 32 RDE 14 0 257 6-8 Tennessee 5/8/1930 9 11 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 11th pick / 1953
49 Charlie Bivins 24 12 0 212 6-1 Morris Brown 10/16/1938 2 1 Chicago Bears / 7th / 79th pick / 1960
14 Rudy Bukich 30 5 0 195 6-1 Iowa,USC 3/15/1932 9 0 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 24th pick / 1953
29 Ronnie Bull 22 HB 14 0 200 6-0 Baylor 2/2/1940 Rook 6 Dallas Texans / 1st / 3rd pick / 1962
Chicago Bears / 1st / 7th pick / 1962
72 Jim Cadile 22 4 0 240 6-4 San Jose St. 7/16/1940 Rook 2 Chicago Bears / 4th / 49th pick / 1962
Oakland Raiders / 22nd / 169th pick / 1962
25 J.C. Caroline 29 LCB 14 0 185 6-0 Illinois 1/17/1933 6 6 Chicago Bears / 7th / 82nd pick / 1956
35 Rick Casares 31 13 0 226 6-2 Florida 7/4/1931 7 3 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 18th pick / 1954
46 Angelo Coia 24 9 0 195 6-3 Citadel,USC 4/21/1938 2 4 Chicago Bears / 20th / 237th pick / 1960
60 Roger Davis 24 RG 9 0 240 6-3 Syracuse 6/23/1938 2 6 Chicago Bears / 1st / 7th pick / 1960
89 Mike Ditka* 23 TE 14 14 228 6-3 Pittsburgh 10/18/1939 1 9 Chicago Bears / 1st / 5th pick / 1961
Houston Oilers / 1st / 8th pick / 1961
65 Stan Fanning 25 4 0 270 6-7 Idaho 11/22/1937 2 2 Chicago Bears / 11th / 128th pick / 1960
84 Bo Farrington 26 SE 14 0 217 6-3 Prairie View 1/18/1936 2 2 Chicago Bears / 16th / 187th pick / 1960
31 Joe Fortunato* 32 LLB 14 0 225 6-1 VMI,Mississippi St. 3/28/1930 7 13 Chicago Bears / 7th / 80th pick / 1952
28 Willie Galimore 27 7 0 187 6-1 Florida A&M 3/30/1935 5 2 Chicago Bears / 5th / 58th pick / 1956
61 Bill George 33 MLB 13 0 237 6-2 Wake Forest 10/27/1929 10 8 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1951
88 Bobby Joe Green 26 P 14 0 175 5-11 Florida 5/7/1936 2 3 San Francisco 49ers / 9th / 102nd pick / 1959
78 Stan Jones 31 LG 14 0 252 6-1 Maryland 11/24/1931 8 6 Chicago Bears / 5th / 54th pick / 1953
67 Ted Karras 28 14 0 245 6-1 Indiana 1/31/1934 4 3
74 Bob Kilcullen 26 LDT 14 0 245 6-3 Texas Tech 5/13/1936 5 9 Chicago Bears / 8th / 96th pick / 1957
83 Roger LeClerc 26 K 14 0 235 6-3 Trinity (CT) 10/1/1936 2 3 Chicago Bears / 15th / 177th pick / 1959
70 Herman Lee 31 LT 14 0 244 6-4 Florida A&M 8/29/1931 5 6 Chicago Bears / 23rd / 270th pick / 1954
71 Earl Leggett 29 RDT 14 0 265 6-3 LSU 3/5/1933 5 9 Chicago Bears / 1st / 13th pick / 1957
34 Joe Marconi 28 FB 13 0 225 6-2 West Virginia 2/6/1934 6 6 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 6th pick / 1956
22 Billy Martin 24 KR 14 0 197 5-11 Minnesota 6/6/1938 Rook 0 Buffalo Bills / 30th / 235th pick / 1961
Chicago Bears / 4th / 43rd pick / 1960
26 Bennie McRae 23 14 0 180 6-0 Michigan 12/8/1939 Rook 4 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 21st pick / 1962
Boston Patriots / 8th / 62nd pick / 1962
47 Johnny Morris 27 FL 14 0 180 5-10 California-Santa Barbara 9/26/1935 4 9 Chicago Bears / 12th / 137th pick / 1958
33 Larry Morris 29 RLB 14 0 226 6-2 Georgia Tech 12/10/1933 7 9 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 7th pick / 1955
40 Don Mullins 23 9 0 195 6-1 Houston 3/31/1939 1 3
48 Tommy Neck 23 1 0 190 5-11 LSU 1/10/1939 Rook 2 Boston Patriots / 20th / 158th pick / 1962
Chicago Bears / 18th / 245th pick / 1962
87 Ed O'Bradovich 22 LDE 14 0 255 6-3 Illinois 5/21/1940 Rook 10 Chicago Bears / 7th / 91st pick / 1962
17 Richie Petitbon* 24 LS 14 0 206 6-3 Loyola (LA),Tulane 4/18/1938 3 12 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 21st pick / 1959
50 Mike Pyle 23 C 14 14 250 6-3 Yale 7/18/1939 1 6 Chicago Bears / 7th / 89th pick / 1961
24 Rosey Taylor 25 RS 14 0 186 5-11 Grambling St. 7/4/1937 1 8
9 Billy Wade 32 QB 14 14 202 6-2 Vanderbilt 10/4/1930 8 12 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 1st pick / 1952
63 Bob Wetoska 25 14 0 240 6-3 Notre Dame 8/22/1937 2 3 Washington Redskins / 5th / 49th pick / 1959
23 Dave Whitsell 26 RCB 14 0 189 6-0 Indiana 6/14/1936 4 7 Detroit Lions / 24th / 289th pick / 1958
75 Fred Williams 33 14 0 249 6-4 Arkansas 2/8/1929 10 4 Chicago Bears / 5th / 56th pick / 1952
82 Maury Youmans 26 6 0 251 6-4 Syracuse 10/18/1936 2 3 Chicago Bears / 9th / 105th pick / 1959
Team Total 26.6 14 221.9 6-2.0 3.7