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1962 Boston Patriots

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9-4-1, Finished 2nd in AFL East Division  · 1962 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.2, Offense: 1.3, Defense: 1.9, SoS: -0.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 346 points (24.7/g), 4th of 8 in the AFL. Allowed 295 points (21.1/g), 4th.
 Differential of 51 points (3.6/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 8.3-5.7.

Coach: Mike Holovak (9-4-1)

Stadium: Nickerson Field
 Training Camp: Phillips Academy (Andover, Massachusetts)

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 Babe Parilli 32 10 10 140 for 253, 1,988 yards, 18 td, 8 int, & 28 rushes for 169 yards and 2 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 4th pick / 1952
HB Ron Burton 26 2 0 134 rushes for 548 yards, 2 td, & 40 catches for 461 yards and 4 td Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 9th pick / 1960
FB Larry Garron 25 2 0 67 rushes for 392 yards, 2 td, & 18 catches for 236 yards and 3 td
FL Jim Colclough* 26 2 0 40 catches for 868 yards, 10 td, & 1 rush for 14 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 30th / 353rd pick / 1959
SE Gino Cappelletti 28 2 0 34 catches for 479 yards, 5 td, & 1 rush for -5 yards and 0 td
TE Tony Romeo 24 1 0 34 catches for 608 yards, 1 td Washington Redskins / 19th / 255th pick / 1961
LT Charley Long* 24 1 0 Boston Patriots / 8th / 58th pick / 1961
LG Tony Sardisco 30 6 0 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 64th pick / 1956
C Walt Cudzik 30 8 0 Washington Redskins / 18th / 212th pick / 1954
RG Billy Neighbors 22 Rook 14 Washington Redskins / 4th / 43rd pick / 1962
Boston Patriots / 6th / 46th pick / 1962
RT Milt Graham 28 1 0 Chicago Bears / 14th / 167th pick / 1956
 Defensive Starters
LDE Bob Dee 29 5 14 Washington Redskins / 19th / 220th pick / 1955
LDT Jess Richardson 32 9 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 92nd pick / 1953
RDT Houston Antwine 23 1 0 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 38th pick / 1961
Houston Oilers / 8th / 64th pick / 1961
RDE Larry Eisenhauer*+ 22 1 0 Boston Patriots / 6th / 42nd pick / 1961
LLB Tom Addison* 26 2 0 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 12th / 141st pick / 1958
MLB Nick Buoniconti 22 Rook 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Boston Patriots / 13th / 102nd pick / 1962
RLB Jack Rudolph 24 2 0 Detroit Lions / 17th / 197th pick / 1959
LCB Chuck Shonta 25 2 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RCB Dick Felt* 29 2 0 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
LS Ross O'Hanley 23 2 0 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RS Ron Hall 25 3 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 28th / 331st pick / 1959
 Special Teams Starters
K Gino Cappelletti 28 2 0 20 of 37 field goals & 38 of 40 extra points
P Tom Yewcic 30 1 4 69 punts for a 38.5 average, 1 blocked Pittsburgh Steelers / 27th / 319th pick / 1954
PR Ron Burton 26 2 0 21 punt returns for a 5.8 average and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 9th pick / 1960
KR Larry Garron 25 2 0 24 kick returns for a 28.6 average and 1 td

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
53 Tom Addison* 26 LLB 14 0 230 6-2 South Carolina 4/12/1936 2 11 Baltimore Colts / 12th / 141st pick / 1958
12 Don Allard 26 4 0 188 6-1 Boston Col. 4/21/1936 1 0 Washington Redskins / 1st / 4th pick / 1959
65 Houston Antwine 23 RDT 14 0 270 6-0 Southern Illinois 4/11/1939 1 6 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 38th pick / 1961
Houston Oilers / 8th / 64th pick / 1961
33 Fred Bruney* 31 14 0 184 5-10 Ohio St. 12/30/1931 9 5 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 35th pick / 1953
85 Nick Buoniconti 22 MLB 14 0 220 5-11 Notre Dame 12/15/1940 Rook 7 Boston Patriots / 13th / 102nd pick / 1962
22 Ron Burton 26 HB 14 0 190 5-10 Northwestern 7/25/1936 2 8 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 9th pick / 1960
20 Gino Cappelletti 28 K 14 0 190 6-0 Minnesota 3/26/1934 2 7
81 Jim Colclough* 26 FL 14 0 185 6-0 Boston Col. 3/31/1936 2 9 Washington Redskins / 30th / 353rd pick / 1959
30 Jim Crawford 27 14 0 205 6-1 Wyoming 8/26/1935 2 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 14th / 163rd pick / 1957
54 Walt Cudzik 30 C 14 0 231 6-2 Purdue 2/21/1932 8 6 Washington Redskins / 18th / 212th pick / 1954
89 Bob Dee 29 LDE 14 14 248 6-3 Holy Cross 5/18/1933 5 10 Washington Redskins / 19th / 220th pick / 1955
72 Larry Eisenhauer*+ 22 RDE 14 0 250 6-5 Boston Col. 2/22/1940 1 12 Boston Patriots / 6th / 42nd pick / 1961
24 Dick Felt* 29 RCB 14 0 185 6-1 BYU 3/4/1933 2 11
40 Larry Garron 25 FB 11 0 195 6-0 West. Illinois 5/23/1937 2 6
70 Milt Graham 28 RT 14 0 235 6-6 Colgate 7/28/1934 1 6 Chicago Bears / 14th / 167th pick / 1956
23 Ron Hall 25 RS 14 0 190 6-0 Missouri Valley 4/30/1937 3 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 28th / 331st pick / 1959
79 Jim Lee Hunt 24 14 0 255 5-11 Prairie View 10/5/1938 2 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 16th / 181st pick / 1960
83 Harry Jacobs 25 14 0 226 6-1 Bradley 2/4/1937 2 3 Detroit Lions / 11th / 125th pick / 1959
41 Claude King 24 14 0 185 5-11 Houston 12/3/1938 1 1 Chicago Bears / 18th / 212th pick / 1960
62 Dick Klein* 28 14 0 254 6-4 Georgia,Iowa 2/11/1934 4 4 Chicago Bears / 29th / 347th pick / 1955
63 Charley Leo 28 7 0 240 6-0 Indiana 8/29/1934 2 3
76 Charley Long* 24 LT 14 0 260 6-4 Tenn-Chattanooga 4/6/1938 1 10 Boston Patriots / 8th / 58th pick / 1961
32 Billy Lott 28 7 0 203 6-0 Mississippi 11/8/1934 4 0 New York Giants / 6th / 70th pick / 1958
60 Rommie Loudd 29 14 0 227 6-2 UCLA 6/8/1933 2 3 San Francisco 49ers / 26th / 304th pick / 1956
61 Leroy Moore 27 5 0 240 6-2 Fort Valley St. 9/16/1935 2 3
73 Billy Neighbors 22 RG 14 14 250 6-0 Alabama 2/4/1940 Rook 10 Washington Redskins / 4th / 43rd pick / 1962
Boston Patriots / 6th / 46th pick / 1962
25 Ross O'Hanley 23 LS 14 0 183 6-0 Boston Col. 2/16/1939 2 6
15 Babe Parilli 32 QB 10 10 196 6-1 Kentucky 5/7/1930 10 9 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 4th pick / 1952
75 Jess Richardson 32 LDT 14 0 261 6-2 Alabama 8/18/1930 9 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 92nd pick / 1953
86 Tony Romeo 24 TE 14 0 230 6-3 Florida St. 3/7/1938 1 6 Washington Redskins / 19th / 255th pick / 1961
80 Jack Rudolph 24 RLB 14 0 225 6-3 Georgia Tech 3/21/1938 2 6 Detroit Lions / 17th / 197th pick / 1959
64 Tony Sardisco 30 LG 14 0 226 6-2 Tulane 12/5/1932 6 6 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 64th pick / 1956
34 Chuck Shonta 25 LCB 14 0 200 6-0 East. Michigan 8/29/1937 2 6
45 Thomas Stephens 27 3 0 215 6-2 Syracuse 8/29/1935 2 0 Baltimore Colts / 11th / 132nd pick / 1959
42 Don Webb 23 14 0 182 5-10 Iowa St. 5/22/1939 1 3 Boston Patriots / 24th / 186th pick / 1961
50 Bob Yates 24 14 0 240 6-1 Syracuse 11/20/1938 1 3 New York Giants / 7th / 84th pick / 1960
14 Tom Yewcic 30 P 14 4 185 5-11 Michigan St. 5/9/1932 1 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 27th / 319th pick / 1954
Team Total 26.4 14 218.4 6-1.0 2.7