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1963 New York Giants

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11-3-0, Finished 1st in NFL East Division  · 1963 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 9.9, Offense: 8.9, Defense: 1.1, SoS: -2.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 448 points (32.0/g), 1st of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 280 points (20.0/g), 5th.
 Differential of 168 points (12.0/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 10.5-3.5.

Coach: Allie Sherman (11-3-0)

Stadium: Yankee Stadium
 Training Camp: Fairfield University (Fairfield, Connecticut)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Y.A. Tittle*+ 37 15 13 221 for 367, 3,145 yards, 36 td, 14 int, & 18 rushes for 99 yards and 2 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1948
FB Alex Webster 32 8 0 75 rushes for 255 yards, 4 td, & 15 catches for 128 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 11th / 123rd pick / 1953
LH Phil King 27 5 0 161 rushes for 613 yards, 3 td, & 32 catches for 377 yards and 5 td New York Giants / 1st / 12th pick / 1958
FL Frank Gifford* 33 11 0 42 catches for 657 yards, 7 td, & 4 rushes for 10 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 1st / 11th pick / 1952
SE Del Shofner*+ 29 6 0 64 catches for 1,181 yards, 9 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 11th pick / 1957
TE Joe Walton 28 6 0 26 catches for 371 yards, 6 td Washington Redskins / 2nd / 21st pick / 1957
LT Rosey Brown 31 10 0 New York Giants / 27th / 321st pick / 1953
LG Darrell Dess* 28 5 0 Washington Redskins / 11th / 126th pick / 1958
C Greg Larson 24 2 0 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 6th / 81st pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 11th / 87th pick / 1961
RG Bookie Bolin 23 1 0 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 5th / 58th pick / 1962
Dallas Texans / 14th / 107th pick / 1962
RT Jack Stroud 35 10 0 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 5th / 61st pick / 1951
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jim Katcavage*+ 29 7 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 4th / 45th pick / 1956
LDT Dick Modzelewski 32 10 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 2nd / 16th pick / 1953
RDT John LoVetere* 27 4 0 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered
RDE Andy Robustelli 38 12 0 Los Angeles Rams / 19th / 228th pick / 1951
LLB Bill Winter 23 1 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 18th / 250th pick / 1962
MLB Sam Huff 29 7 0 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 3rd / 30th pick / 1956
RLB Tom Scott 33 10 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 60th pick / 1953
LCB Erich Barnes* 28 5 0 3 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 4th / 42nd pick / 1958
RCB Dick Lynch*+ 27 5 0 9 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 6th / 66th pick / 1958
LS Allan Webb 30 2 0 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RS Jimmy Patton 30 8 0 6 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 8th / 92nd pick / 1955
 Special Teams Starters
K Don Chandler 29 7 0 18 of 29 field goals & 52 of 56 extra points New York Giants / 5th / 57th pick / 1956
P Don Chandler 29 7 0 59 punts for a 44.9 average, 0 blocked New York Giants / 5th / 57th pick / 1956
PR Eddie Dove 26 4 0 17 punt returns for a 11.6 average and 0 td San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 29th pick / 1959
KR Charlie Killett 23 Rook 0 14 kick returns for a 23.7 average and 0 td New York Giants / 16th / 222nd pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 29th / 228th pick / 1963

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
41 Bob Anderson 25 1 0 215 6-2 Army 3/31/1938 Rook 0 New York Giants / 9th / 108th pick / 1960
49 Erich Barnes* 28 LCB 14 0 201 6-2 Purdue 7/4/1935 5 9 Chicago Bears / 4th / 42nd pick / 1958
63 Bookie Bolin 23 RG 13 0 240 6-2 Mississippi 6/17/1940 1 7 New York Giants / 5th / 58th pick / 1962
Dallas Texans / 14th / 107th pick / 1962
79 Rosey Brown 31 LT 13 0 255 6-3 Morgan St. 10/20/1932 10 11 New York Giants / 27th / 321st pick / 1953
60 Ken Byers 23 14 0 240 6-1 Cincinnati 4/6/1940 1 4 New York Giants / 7th / 97th pick / 1962
Boston Patriots / 16th / 126th pick / 1962
34 Don Chandler 29 K 14 0 215 6-2 Florida 9/5/1934 7 8 New York Giants / 5th / 57th pick / 1956
46 Johnny Counts 24 3 0 170 5-10 Illinois 2/28/1939 1 0 New York Titans / 24th / 189th pick / 1962
62 Darrell Dess* 28 LG 14 0 243 6-0 North Carolina St. 7/11/1935 5 11 Washington Redskins / 11th / 126th pick / 1958
48 Eddie Dove 26 PR 12 0 181 6-2 Colorado 4/4/1937 4 1 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 29th pick / 1959
16 Frank Gifford* 33 FL 14 0 197 6-1 USC 8/16/1930 11 9 New York Giants / 1st / 11th pick / 1952
15 Glynn Griffing 23 13 0 200 6-1 Mississippi 12/1/1940 Rook 2 New York Giants / 4th / 54th pick / 1962
Houston Oilers / 14th / 111th pick / 1962
9 Ralph Guglielmi 30 2 1 196 6-1 Notre Dame 6/26/1933 8 0 Washington Redskins / 1st / 4th pick / 1955
33 Albert Gursky 23 2 0 215 6-1 Penn St. 11/23/1940 Rook 3 New York Giants / 12th / 166th pick / 1962
Boston Patriots / 27th / 214th pick / 1962
23 Louis Guy 22 5 0 190 6-0 Mississippi 5/26/1941 Rook 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 40th pick / 1963
New York Jets / 7th / 51st pick / 1963
87 Jerry Hillebrand 23 14 0 240 6-3 Colorado 3/28/1940 Rook 6 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 10th pick / 1962
New York Giants / 1st / 13th pick / 1962
78 Lane Howell 22 14 0 257 6-5 Grambling St. 7/28/1941 Rook 4 New York Giants / 15th / 209th pick / 1963
70 Sam Huff 29 MLB 14 0 230 6-1 West Virginia 10/4/1934 7 9 New York Giants / 3rd / 30th pick / 1956
75 Jim Katcavage*+ 29 LDE 14 0 237 6-3 Dayton 10/28/1934 7 13 New York Giants / 4th / 45th pick / 1956
37 Charlie Killett 23 KR 13 0 205 6-1 Mississippi,Memphis 11/8/1940 Rook 0 New York Giants / 16th / 222nd pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 29th / 228th pick / 1963
24 Phil King 27 LH 14 0 223 6-4 Vanderbilt 6/22/1936 5 11 New York Giants / 1st / 12th pick / 1958
71 Lou Kirouac 23 14 0 248 6-3 Boston Col. 5/17/1940 Rook 4
53 Greg Larson 24 C 14 0 250 6-3 Minnesota 11/15/1939 2 7 New York Giants / 6th / 81st pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 11th / 87th pick / 1961
76 John LoVetere* 27 RDT 14 0 280 6-4 Compton CC (CA) 5/31/1936 4 10
22 Dick Lynch*+ 27 RCB 14 0 202 6-1 Notre Dame 4/29/1936 5 14 Washington Redskins / 6th / 66th pick / 1958
39 Hugh McElhenny 35 14 0 195 6-1 Washington 12/31/1928 11 3 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 9th pick / 1952
77 Dick Modzelewski 32 LDT 14 0 250 6-0 Maryland 2/16/1931 10 7 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 16th pick / 1953
40 Joe Morrison 26 14 0 210 6-1 Cincinnati 8/21/1937 4 9 New York Giants / 3rd / 34th pick / 1959
20 Jimmy Patton 30 RS 14 0 183 5-11 Mississippi 9/29/1933 8 7 New York Giants / 8th / 92nd pick / 1955
25 Dick Pesonen 25 14 0 190 6-0 Minnesota,Minnesota-Duluth 6/10/1938 3 3
81 Andy Robustelli 38 RDE 14 0 230 6-1 Arnold 12/6/1925 12 7 Los Angeles Rams / 19th / 228th pick / 1951
82 Tom Scott 33 RLB 14 0 218 6-2 Virginia 9/3/1930 10 7 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 60th pick / 1953
85 Del Shofner*+ 29 SE 14 0 186 6-3 Baylor 12/11/1934 6 15 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 11th pick / 1957
66 Jack Stroud 35 RT 14 0 235 6-1 Tennessee 1/29/1928 10 7 New York Giants / 5th / 61st pick / 1951
65 Bob Taylor 23 14 0 240 6-3 Md-Eastern Shore 2/5/1940 Rook 4 New York Giants / 9th / 125th pick / 1963
88 Aaron Thomas 26 14 0 210 6-3 Oregon St. 11/7/1937 2 6 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 47th pick / 1961
Dallas Texans / 16th / 126th pick / 1961
14 Y.A. Tittle*+ 37 QB 13 13 192 6-0 LSU 10/24/1926 15 16 Detroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1948
64 Mickey Walker 24 13 0 235 6-0 Michigan St. 10/14/1939 2 4 New York Titans / 23rd / 181st pick / 1961
80 Joe Walton 28 TE 12 0 202 5-11 Pittsburgh 12/15/1935 6 5 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 21st pick / 1957
21 Allan Webb 30 LS 7 0 180 5-11 Arnold 1/22/1933 2 5
29 Alex Webster 32 FB 7 0 225 6-3 North Carolina St. 4/19/1931 8 4 Washington Redskins / 11th / 123rd pick / 1953
31 Bill Winter 23 LLB 10 0 220 6-3 St. Olaf 1/28/1940 1 7 New York Giants / 18th / 250th pick / 1962
Team Total 27.5 14 217.8 6-1.5 4.7