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1961 Boston Patriots

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9-4-1, Finished 2nd in AFL East Division  · 1961 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 6.2, Offense: 4.8, Defense: 1.4, SoS: -0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 413 points (29.5/g), 2nd of 8 in the AFL. Allowed 313 points (22.4/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 100 points (7.1/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 9.2-4.8.

Coach: Lou Saban (2-3-0) and Mike Holovak (7-1-1)

Stadium: Nickerson Field
 Training Camp: University of Massachusetts (Amherst, Massachusetts)

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Passing Rushing Receiving
Rnd Pick Tm Pos Yrs From To AP1 PB St CarAV G Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD College/Univ
1 2 BOS Tommy Mason RB 11 1961 1971 1 3 5 50 124 3 9 95 2 2 1040 4203 32 214 2324 13 Tulane
2 10 BOS Rip Hawkins LB 5 1961 1965 0 1 5 28 70 North Carolina
3 18 BOS Dan LaRose T 6 1961 1966 0 0 2 21 65 Missouri
4 26 BOS Mike Zeno G 0 0 0 Virginia Tech
5 34 BOS Fran Tarkenton HOF QB 18 1961 1978 1 9 18 149 246 3686 6467 47003 342 266 675 3674 32 0 -12 0 Georgia
6 42 BOS Larry Eisenhauer DE 9 1961 1969 3 4 9 63 115 Boston Col.
7 50 BOS Paul Terhes QB 0 0 0 Bucknell
8 58 BOS Charley Long G 9 1961 1969 0 2 7 44 124 Tenn-Chattanooga
9 66 BOS Roland Lakes DT 11 1961 1971 0 0 10 47 154 Wichita St.
10 74 BOS Dick Mueller E 0 0 0 Kentucky
11 82 BOS Mel West HB 2 1961 1962 0 0 0 8 16 81 338 3 14 147 0 Missouri
12 90 BOS Wayne Harris C 0 0 0 Arkansas
13 98 BOS Dan Underwood T 0 0 0 McNeese St.
14 106 BOS Jim Wright DB 1 1964 1964 0 0 0 2 10 Memphis
16 122 BOS George Balthazar T 0 0 0 Tennessee St.
17 130 BOS Ray Ratkowski HB 1 1961 1961 0 0 0 0 1 Notre Dame
18 138 BOS Tom Rodgers HB 0 0 0 Kentucky
19 146 BOS Joe Bellino HB 3 1965 1967 0 0 0 2 35 30 64 0 11 151 1 Navy
20 154 BOS Clarence Childs DB 5 1964 1968 0 0 1 9 59 40 102 0 11 97 0 Florida A&M
21 162 BOS Don Oakes T 8 1961 1968 0 1 5 30 104 Virginia Tech
22 170 BOS Bob Johnson E 0 0 0 Michigan
23 178 BOS Darrel DeDecker C 0 0 0 Illinois
24 186 BOS Don Webb DB 10 1961 1971 0 1 8 40 134 1 11 0 Iowa St.
25 194 BOS Bob Minihane T 0 0 0 Boston Univ.
26 202 BOS Charley Granger T 1 1961 1961 0 0 1 12 14 Saginaw Valley St.
27 210 BOS Terry Huxhold T 0 0 0 Wisconsin
28 218 BOS Bryant Harvard QB 0 0 0 Auburn
29 226 BOS Ernie McMillan T 15 1961 1975 0 4 14 66 190 Illinois
30 234 BOS George Hultz DT 1 1962 1962 0 0 0 3 13 Southern Miss