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1963 Boston Patriots

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7-6-1, Finished 1st in AFL East Division  · 1963 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 4.4, Offense: -0.5, Defense: 4.9, SoS: -0.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 327 points (23.4/g), 4th of 8 in the AFL. Allowed 257 points (18.4/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 70 points (5.0/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 8.9-5.1.

Coach: Mike Holovak (7-6-1)

Stadium: Fenway Park
 Training Camp: Phillips Academy (Andover, Massachusetts)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Babe Parilli* 33 11 13 153 for 337, 2,345 yards, 13 td, 24 int, & 36 rushes for 126 yards and 5 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 4th pick / 1952
HB Jim Crawford 28 3 0 71 rushes for 233 yards, 1 td, & 10 catches for 89 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 14th / 163rd pick / 1957
FB Larry Garron* 26 3 0 175 rushes for 750 yards, 2 td, & 26 catches for 418 yards and 2 td
FL Jim Colclough 27 3 0 42 catches for 693 yards, 3 td Washington Redskins / 30th / 353rd pick / 1959
SE Gino Cappelletti* 29 3 0 34 catches for 493 yards, 2 td, & 1 rush for 2 yards and 0 td
TE Tony Romeo 25 2 0 32 catches for 418 yards, 3 td Washington Redskins / 19th / 255th pick / 1961
LT Don Oakes 25 2 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 42nd pick / 1961
Boston Patriots / 21st / 162nd pick / 1961
LG Charley Long* 25 2 0 Boston Patriots / 8th / 58th pick / 1961
C Walt Cudzik 31 9 0 Washington Redskins / 18th / 212th pick / 1954
RG Billy Neighbors* 23 1 0 Washington Redskins / 4th / 43rd pick / 1962
Boston Patriots / 6th / 46th pick / 1962
RT Milt Graham 29 2 0 Chicago Bears / 14th / 167th pick / 1956
 Defensive Starters
LDE Bob Dee* 30 6 14 Washington Redskins / 19th / 220th pick / 1955
LDT Jess Richardson 33 10 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 92nd pick / 1953
RDT Houston Antwine*+ 24 2 0 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 38th pick / 1961
Houston Oilers / 8th / 64th pick / 1961
RDE Larry Eisenhauer*+ 23 2 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Boston Patriots / 6th / 42nd pick / 1961
LLB Tom Addison* 27 3 0 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 12th / 141st pick / 1958
MLB Nick Buoniconti* 23 1 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Boston Patriots / 13th / 102nd pick / 1962
RLB Jack Rudolph 25 3 0 Detroit Lions / 17th / 197th pick / 1959
LCB Bob Suci 24 1 0 7 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RCB Dick Felt 30 3 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
LS Ross O'Hanley 24 3 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RS Ron Hall* 26 4 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 28th / 331st pick / 1959
 Special Teams Starters
K Gino Cappelletti* 29 3 0 22 of 38 field goals & 35 of 36 extra points
P Tom Yewcic 31 2 1 74 punts for a 38.9 average, 1 blocked Pittsburgh Steelers / 27th / 319th pick / 1954
PR Bob Suci 24 1 0 25 punt returns for a 9.3 average and 0 td
KR Larry Garron* 26 3 0 28 kick returns for a 24.8 average and 0 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
53 Tom Addison* 27 LLB 14 0 230 6-2 South Carolina 4/12/1936 3 13 Baltimore Colts / 12th / 141st pick / 1958
65 Houston Antwine*+ 24 RDT 14 0 270 6-0 Southern Illinois 4/11/1939 2 14 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 38th pick / 1961
Houston Oilers / 8th / 64th pick / 1961
85 Nick Buoniconti* 23 MLB 14 0 220 5-11 Notre Dame 12/15/1940 1 13 Boston Patriots / 13th / 102nd pick / 1962
20 Gino Cappelletti* 29 K 14 0 190 6-0 Minnesota 3/26/1934 3 12
81 Jim Colclough 27 FL 14 0 185 6-0 Boston Col. 3/31/1936 3 7 Washington Redskins / 30th / 353rd pick / 1959
30 Jim Crawford 28 HB 14 0 205 6-1 Wyoming 8/26/1935 3 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 14th / 163rd pick / 1957
31 Harry Crump 23 14 0 205 6-1 Boston Col. 6/18/1940 Rook 1
54 Walt Cudzik 31 C 14 0 231 6-2 Purdue 2/21/1932 9 5 Washington Redskins / 18th / 212th pick / 1954
89 Bob Dee* 30 LDE 14 14 248 6-3 Holy Cross 5/18/1933 6 10 Washington Redskins / 19th / 220th pick / 1955
74 Jerry DeLucca 27 3 0 247 6-2 Tennessee,Middle Tenn. St. 7/17/1936 4 2 Chicago Bears / 7th / 84th pick / 1957
72 Larry Eisenhauer*+ 23 RDE 14 0 250 6-5 Boston Col. 2/22/1940 2 14 Boston Patriots / 6th / 42nd pick / 1961
24 Dick Felt 30 RCB 14 0 185 6-1 BYU 3/4/1933 3 7
40 Larry Garron* 26 FB 14 0 195 6-0 West. Illinois 5/23/1937 3 10
84 Art Graham 22 14 0 205 6-1 Boston Col. 7/31/1941 Rook 6 Boston Patriots / 1st / 7th pick / 1963
Cleveland Browns / 11th / 149th pick / 1963
70 Milt Graham 29 RT 11 0 235 6-6 Colgate 7/28/1934 2 5 Chicago Bears / 14th / 167th pick / 1956
23 Ron Hall* 26 RS 14 0 190 6-0 Missouri Valley 4/30/1937 4 9 Pittsburgh Steelers / 28th / 331st pick / 1959
61 Bill Hudson 28 4 0 270 6-4 Clemson 7/9/1935 2 3 Chicago Cardinals / 3rd / 34th pick / 1957
79 Jim Lee Hunt 25 14 0 255 5-11 Prairie View 10/5/1938 3 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 16th / 181st pick / 1960
76 Charley Long* 25 LG 14 0 260 6-4 Tenn-Chattanooga 4/6/1938 2 9 Boston Patriots / 8th / 58th pick / 1961
32 Billy Lott 29 14 0 203 6-0 Mississippi 11/8/1934 5 1 New York Giants / 6th / 70th pick / 1958
51 Don McKinnon 22 14 0 230 6-3 Dartmouth 8/28/1941 Rook 4 Boston Patriots / 10th / 79th pick / 1963
New York Giants / 11th / 153rd pick / 1963
73 Billy Neighbors* 23 RG 14 0 250 6-0 Alabama 2/4/1940 1 9 Washington Redskins / 4th / 43rd pick / 1962
Boston Patriots / 6th / 46th pick / 1962
36 Tom Neumann 23 10 0 205 5-11 Wisconsin,Northern Michigan 3/4/1940 Rook 2 Boston Patriots / 17th / 135th pick / 1963
25 Ross O'Hanley 24 LS 14 0 183 6-0 Boston Col. 2/16/1939 3 7
71 Don Oakes 25 LT 14 0 255 6-4 Virginia Tech 7/22/1938 2 5 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 42nd pick / 1961
Boston Patriots / 21st / 162nd pick / 1961
15 Babe Parilli* 33 QB 14 13 196 6-1 Kentucky 5/7/1930 11 8 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 4th pick / 1952
75 Jess Richardson 33 LDT 14 0 261 6-2 Alabama 8/18/1930 10 8 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 92nd pick / 1953
86 Tony Romeo 25 TE 14 0 230 6-3 Florida St. 3/7/1938 2 4 Washington Redskins / 19th / 255th pick / 1961
80 Jack Rudolph 25 RLB 14 0 225 6-3 Georgia Tech 3/21/1938 3 8 Detroit Lions / 17th / 197th pick / 1959
34 Chuck Shonta 26 13 0 200 6-0 East. Michigan 8/29/1937 3 4
45 Thomas Stephens 28 14 0 215 6-2 Syracuse 8/29/1935 3 0 Baltimore Colts / 11th / 132nd pick / 1959
21 Bob Suci 24 LCB 14 0 185 5-10 Michigan St. 4/7/1939 1 9
67 Dave Watson 22 14 0 245 6-1 Georgia Tech 1/5/1941 Rook 3 Boston Patriots / 11th / 87th pick / 1963
Chicago Bears / 9th / 122nd pick / 1963
50 Bob Yates 25 14 0 240 6-1 Syracuse 11/20/1938 2 3 New York Giants / 7th / 84th pick / 1960
14 Tom Yewcic 31 P 14 1 185 5-11 Michigan St. 5/9/1932 2 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 27th / 319th pick / 1954
Team Total 26.3 14 221.5 6-1.2 2.9