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1962 St. Louis Cardinals

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4-9-1, Finished 6th in NFL East Division  · 1962 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -7.3, Offense: -3.7, Defense: -3.6, SoS: -2.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 287 points (20.5/g), 10th of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 361 points (25.8/g), 10th.
 Differential of -74 points (-5.3/g), 11th.  Expected W-L: 5.1-8.9.

Coach: Wally Lemm (4-9-1)

Stadium: Busch Stadium (Sportsman's Par
 Training Camp: Lake Forest College (Lake Forest, Illinois)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Charley Johnson 24 1 10 150 for 308, 2,440 yards, 16 td, 20 int, & 25 rushes for 138 yards and 3 td San Diego Chargers / 8th / 63rd pick / 1961
St. Louis Cardinals / 10th / 109th pick / 1960
HB John David Crow* 27 4 0 192 rushes for 751 yards, 14 td, & 23 catches for 246 yards and 3 td Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1958
FB Mal Hammack 29 7 0 38 rushes for 160 yards, 1 td, & 4 catches for 27 yards and 0 td Chicago Cardinals / 3rd / 26th pick / 1955
FL Bobby Joe Conrad 27 4 0 62 catches for 954 yards, 4 td New York Giants / 5th / 58th pick / 1958
SE Sonny Randle* 26 3 0 63 catches for 1,158 yards, 7 td Chicago Cardinals / 19th / 218th pick / 1958
TE Taz Anderson 24 1 0 35 catches for 535 yards, 3 td Cleveland Browns / 7th / 80th pick / 1960
LT Ed Cook 30 4 0
LG Mike McGee 24 2 0 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 14th pick / 1960
C Bob DeMarco 24 1 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 14th / 157th pick / 1960
RG Ken Gray 26 4 0 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 62nd pick / 1958
RT Ernie McMillan 24 1 0 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 13th / 176th pick / 1961
Boston Patriots / 29th / 226th pick / 1961
 Defensive Starters
LDE Joe Robb 25 3 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 14th / 164th pick / 1959
LDT Don Owens 30 5 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 30th pick / 1957
RDT Frank Fuller 33 9 0 Los Angeles Rams / 26th / 313th pick / 1952
RDE Luke Owens 29 5 0 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 32nd pick / 1957
LLB Marion Rushing 26 3 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
MLB Garland Boyette 22 Rook 0
RLB Bill Koman* 28 6 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Colts / 8th / 91st pick / 1956
LCB Billy Stacy 26 3 0 6 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1959
RCB Jimmy Hill* 34 7 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
LS Norm Beal 22 Rook 0
RS Larry Wilson* 24 2 14 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 7th / 74th pick / 1960
 Special Teams Starters
K Gerry Perry 32 8 0 5 of 12 field goals & 38 of 39 extra points Los Angeles Rams / 29th / 349th pick / 1952
P Sam Etcheverry 32 1 3 59 punts for a 38.3 average, 1 blocked
PR Norm Beal 22 Rook 0 7 punt returns for a 6.6 average and 0 td
KR Bill Triplett 22 Rook 0 24 kick returns for a 25.3 average and 0 td Boston Patriots / 9th / 70th pick / 1962
New York Giants / 6th / 72nd pick / 1962

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
85 Taz Anderson 24 TE 14 0 220 6-2 Georgia Tech 11/15/1938 1 5 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 80th pick / 1960
25 Jim Bakken 22 8 0 200 5-11 Wisconsin 11/2/1940 Rook 0 Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 88th pick / 1962
51 Ted Bates 26 8 0 219 6-3 Oregon St. 9/22/1936 3 2 Chicago Cardinals / 5th / 52nd pick / 1959
21 Norm Beal 22 LS 7 0 170 5-11 Missouri 6/16/1940 Rook 5
50 Garland Boyette 22 MLB 14 0 238 6-1 Grambling St. 3/22/1940 Rook 5
87 Chuck Bryant 22 13 0 220 6-2 Ohio St. 9/12/1940 Rook 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 34th pick / 1962
San Diego Chargers / 13th / 104th pick / 1962
35 Joe Childress 29 14 0 202 6-0 Auburn 10/26/1933 6 3 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 7th pick / 1956
40 Bobby Joe Conrad 27 FL 14 0 194 6-2 Texas A&M 11/17/1935 4 9 New York Giants / 5th / 58th pick / 1958
75 Ed Cook 30 LT 7 0 245 6-2 Notre Dame 6/29/1932 4 6
44 John David Crow* 27 HB 14 0 220 6-2 Texas A&M 7/8/1935 4 9 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1958
61 Bob DeMarco 24 C 14 0 248 6-2 Indiana,Dayton 9/16/1938 1 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 14th / 157th pick / 1960
63 Fate Echols 23 5 0 258 6-1 Northwestern 6/29/1939 Rook 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 6th pick / 1962
New York Titans / 3rd / 21st pick / 1962
81 Jack Elwell 22 13 0 200 6-3 Purdue 8/1/1940 Rook 0 Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 20th pick / 1962
St. Louis Cardinals / 6th / 75th pick / 1962
14 Sam Etcheverry 32 P 14 3 190 5-11 Denver 5/20/1930 1 3
37 Pat Fischer 22 12 0 170 5-9 Nebraska 1/2/1940 1 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 17th / 232nd pick / 1961
72 Frank Fuller 33 RDT 14 0 244 6-4 Kentucky 8/8/1929 9 5 Los Angeles Rams / 26th / 313th pick / 1952
22 Prentice Gautt 24 13 0 210 6-1 Oklahoma 2/8/1938 2 6 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 19th pick / 1960
55 Irv Goode 22 14 0 255 6-5 Kentucky 10/12/1940 Rook 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 12th pick / 1962
Dallas Texans / 4th / 28th pick / 1962
64 Ken Gray 26 RG 14 0 245 6-2 Howard Payne 3/10/1936 4 7 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 62nd pick / 1958
31 Mal Hammack 29 FB 14 0 205 6-2 Florida 6/19/1933 7 1 Chicago Cardinals / 3rd / 26th pick / 1955
80 Ed Henke 35 8 0 227 6-3 USC 12/13/1927 13 2 Washington Redskins / 13th / 128th pick / 1949
41 Jimmy Hill* 34 RCB 14 0 192 6-2 Sam Houston St. 6/27/1928 7 11
76 George Hultz 23 13 0 250 6-4 Southern Miss 3/7/1939 Rook 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 7th / 92nd pick / 1961
Boston Patriots / 30th / 234th pick / 1961
33 Roland Jackson 22 5 0 210 6-0 Rice 1/5/1940 Rook 0 Houston Oilers / 21st / 167th pick / 1962
12 Charley Johnson 24 QB 11 10 200 6-1 Schreiner College,New Mexico St. 11/22/1938 1 9 San Diego Chargers / 8th / 63rd pick / 1961
St. Louis Cardinals / 10th / 109th pick / 1960
34 Bill Koman* 28 RLB 14 0 229 6-2 North Carolina 9/16/1934 6 7 Baltimore Colts / 8th / 91st pick / 1956
68 Mike McGee 24 LG 13 0 230 6-1 Duke 12/1/1938 2 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 14th pick / 1960
86 Hugh McInnis 24 9 0 228 6-3 Southern Miss 9/18/1938 2 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 26th pick / 1960
73 Ernie McMillan 24 RT 14 0 275 6-5 Illinois 2/21/1938 1 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 13th / 176th pick / 1961
Boston Patriots / 29th / 226th pick / 1961
62 Dale Meinert 29 5 0 220 6-2 Oklahoma St. 12/18/1933 4 2 Baltimore Colts / 8th / 88th pick / 1955
70 Don Owens 30 LDT 14 0 255 6-5 Southern Miss 4/3/1932 5 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 30th pick / 1957
78 Luke Owens 29 RDE 14 0 254 6-2 Kent St. 10/19/1933 5 5 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 32nd pick / 1957
74 Ken Panfil 32 1 0 262 6-6 Purdue 9/16/1930 6 2 Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 70th pick / 1954
79 Gerry Perry 32 K 14 0 237 6-4 Pepperdine,California 7/17/1930 8 3 Los Angeles Rams / 29th / 349th pick / 1952
88 Sonny Randle* 26 SE 14 0 189 6-2 Virginia 1/6/1936 3 11 Chicago Cardinals / 19th / 218th pick / 1958
65 Tom Redmond 25 14 0 250 6-5 Vanderbilt 9/21/1937 2 3 Chicago Cardinals / 6th / 63rd pick / 1959
84 Joe Robb 25 LDE 14 0 238 6-3 TCU 3/15/1937 3 6 Chicago Bears / 14th / 164th pick / 1959
52 Marion Rushing 26 LLB 13 0 223 6-2 Southern Illinois 9/3/1936 3 6
24 Billy Stacy 26 LCB 13 0 191 6-1 Mississippi St. 7/30/1936 3 7 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1959
38 Bill Triplett 22 KR 14 0 215 6-2 Miami (OH) 5/9/1940 Rook 0 Boston Patriots / 9th / 70th pick / 1962
New York Giants / 6th / 72nd pick / 1962
8 Larry Wilson* 24 RS 14 14 190 6-0 Utah 3/24/1938 2 8 St. Louis Cardinals / 7th / 74th pick / 1960
Team Total 26.1 14 222.4 6-2.0 3.0