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1962 New York Titans

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5-9-0, Finished 4th in AFL East Division  · 1962 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -9.1, Offense: -2.3, Defense: -6.8, SoS: 1.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 278 points (19.9/g), 7th of 8 in the AFL. Allowed 423 points (30.2/g), 8th.
 Differential of -145 points (-10.4/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 3.8-10.2.

Coach: Bulldog Turner (5-9-0)

Stadium: Polo Grounds
 Training Camp: East Stroudsburg State (East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Johnny Green 25 2 8 128 for 258, 1,741 yards, 10 td, 18 int, & 17 rushes for 35 yards and 3 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 21st / 247th pick / 1959
HB Dick Christy* 27 4 0 114 rushes for 535 yards, 3 td, & 62 catches for 538 yards and 3 td Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 27th pick / 1958
FB Bill Mathis 24 2 0 71 rushes for 245 yards, 3 td, & 6 catches for 32 yards and 0 td San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 88th pick / 1960
FL Don Maynard 27 4 0 56 catches for 1,041 yards, 8 td New York Giants / 9th / 109th pick / 1957
SE Art Powell 25 3 0 64 catches for 1,130 yards, 8 td Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 123rd pick / 1959
TE Thurlow Cooper 29 2 0 12 catches for 122 yards, 1 td Cleveland Browns / 16th / 193rd pick / 1956
LT Alex Kroll 25 Rook 0 New York Titans / 2nd / 13th pick / 1962
Los Angeles Rams / 27th / 320th pick / 1959
LG Bob Mischak* 30 4 0 Cleveland Browns / 23rd / 276th pick / 1954
C Mike Hudock 28 2 0 Green Bay Packers / 11th / 128th pick / 1956
RG Sid Fournet 30 7 0 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 20th pick / 1955
RT Gene Cockrell 28 2 0 Cleveland Browns / 28th / 330th pick / 1957
 Defensive Starters
LDE Bob Watters 27 Rook 0 New York Giants / 28th / 334th pick / 1958
LDT George Strugar 28 5 0 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 27th pick / 1957
RDT Dick Guesman 24 2 0 Detroit Lions / 6th / 67th pick / 1959
RDE LaVerne Torczon 26 2 0 Cleveland Browns / 18th / 211th pick / 1957
LLB Ed Cooke 27 4 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 3rd / 29th pick / 1958
MLB Hubert Bobo 28 2 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 13th / 146th pick / 1957
RLB Larry Grantham*+ 24 2 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 15th / 178th pick / 1960
LCB Dainard Paulson 25 1 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RCB Paul Hynes 23 1 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Dallas Texans / 12th / 94th pick / 1961
San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 136th pick / 1961
LS Billy Atkins 28 4 0 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 59th pick / 1958
RS Lee Riley 30 7 0 11 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 4th / 48th pick / 1955
 Special Teams Starters
K Bill Shockley 25 2 0 13 of 26 field goals & 29 of 30 extra points
P Curley Johnson 27 2 0 50 punts for a 40.0 average, 0 blocked Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 77th pick / 1957
PR Dick Christy* 27 4 0 15 punt returns for a 16.7 average and 2 td Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 27th pick / 1958
KR Dick Christy* 27 4 0 38 kick returns for a 21.7 average and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 27th pick / 1958

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
2 Billy Atkins 28 LS 7 0 196 6-1 Auburn 11/19/1934 4 7 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 59th pick / 1958
57 Hubert Bobo 28 MLB 14 0 220 6-0 Ohio St. 7/2/1934 2 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 13th / 146th pick / 1957
45 Dick Christy* 27 HB 14 0 191 5-10 North Carolina St. 11/24/1935 4 9 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 27th pick / 1958
70 Gene Cockrell 28 RT 14 0 247 6-4 Oklahoma,Hardin-Simmons 1/10/1934 2 5 Cleveland Browns / 28th / 330th pick / 1957
82 Ed Cooke 27 LLB 14 0 250 6-4 Maryland 5/3/1935 4 6 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 29th pick / 1958
88 Thurlow Cooper 29 TE 14 0 228 6-5 Maine 3/18/1933 2 1 Cleveland Browns / 16th / 193rd pick / 1956
56 Roger Ellis 24 14 0 233 6-3 Maine 2/1/1938 2 3 New York Giants / 14th / 166th pick / 1959
64 Jerry Fields 24 14 0 222 6-1 Ohio St. 5/24/1938 1 3 New York Giants / 13th / 179th pick / 1961
41 Charlie Flowers 25 4 0 220 6-1 Mississippi 6/28/1937 2 1 New York Giants / 12th / 142nd pick / 1959
26 Wayne Fontes 22 9 0 190 6-0 Michigan St. 2/2/1940 Rook 4 Philadelphia Eagles / 9th / 126th pick / 1961
New York Titans / 22nd / 173rd pick / 1961
62 Sid Fournet 30 RG 14 0 235 6-0 LSU 8/27/1932 7 5 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 20th pick / 1955
Bobby Fowler 22 1 0 212 5-11 Tenn-Martin 3/30/1940 Rook 0
60 Larry Grantham*+ 24 RLB 14 0 210 6-0 Mississippi 9/16/1938 2 10 Baltimore Colts / 15th / 178th pick / 1960
73 Moses Gray 25 2 0 260 6-3 Indiana 4/12/1937 1 2 New York Giants / 9th / 123rd pick / 1961
New York Titans / 27th / 213th pick / 1961
12 Johnny Green 25 QB 11 8 198 6-3 Tenn-Chattanooga 10/12/1937 2 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 21st / 247th pick / 1959
17 Lee Grosscup 26 qb 8 4 187 6-1 Washington,Utah 12/27/1936 2 3 New York Giants / 1st / 10th pick / 1959
77 Dick Guesman 24 RDT 7 0 255 6-4 West Virginia 1/22/1938 2 5 Detroit Lions / 6th / 67th pick / 1959
52 Mike Hudock 28 C 14 0 245 6-2 Miami (FL) 9/29/1934 2 5 Green Bay Packers / 11th / 128th pick / 1956
33 Paul Hynes 23 RCB 13 0 210 6-1 Louisiana Tech 9/9/1939 1 6 Dallas Texans / 12th / 94th pick / 1961
San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 136th pick / 1961
75 Proverb Jacobs 27 4 0 258 6-4 California 5/25/1935 4 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 17th pick / 1958
20 Curley Johnson 27 P 14 0 215 6-0 Houston 7/2/1935 2 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 77th pick / 1957
86 Karl Kaimer 24 8 0 230 6-3 Boston Univ. 11/12/1938 Rook 2
75 John Kenerson 24 8 0 255 6-3 Kentucky St. 3/18/1938 2 2
78 Jack Klotz 30 3 0 260 6-4 Widener 12/5/1932 2 2 Los Angeles Rams / 18th / 216th pick / 1956
35 Ed Kovac 24 3 0 195 6-0 Cincinnati 4/22/1938 2 0 Chicago Bears / 6th / 68th pick / 1960
55 Alex Kroll 25 LT 14 0 230 6-3 Yale,Rutgers 11/23/1937 Rook 5 New York Titans / 2nd / 13th pick / 1962
Los Angeles Rams / 27th / 320th pick / 1959
30 Dean Look 25 1 0 185 5-11 Michigan St. 7/23/1937 Rook 0 Detroit Lions / 20th / 231st pick / 1960
31 Bill Mathis 24 FB 11 0 220 6-1 Clemson 12/10/1938 2 2 San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 88th pick / 1960
13 Don Maynard 27 FL 14 0 180 6-0 Rice,Texas-El Paso 1/25/1935 4 8 New York Giants / 9th / 109th pick / 1957
67 Bob Mischak* 30 LG 14 0 237 6-0 Army 10/25/1932 4 7 Cleveland Browns / 23rd / 276th pick / 1954
79 Fran Morelli 23 12 0 258 6-2 Colgate 1/15/1939 Rook 2
74 Nick Mumley 25 14 0 255 6-4 Purdue 1/26/1937 2 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 51st pick / 1959
40 Dainard Paulson 25 LCB 14 0 190 6-0 Oregon St. 5/15/1937 1 6
84 Art Powell 25 SE 14 0 211 6-3 San Jose St. 2/25/1937 3 8 Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 123rd pick / 1959
80 Perry Richards 28 14 0 205 6-2 Detroit Mercy 1/14/1934 5 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 55th pick / 1957
22 Lee Riley 30 RS 14 0 192 6-1 Detroit Mercy 8/24/1932 7 8 Detroit Lions / 4th / 48th pick / 1955
19 Bob Scrabis 26 6 0 225 6-3 Penn St. 3/26/1936 2 0
29 Bill Shockley 25 K 14 0 185 6-0 West Chester 3/13/1937 2 3
11 Butch Songin 38 qb 7 2 190 6-2 Boston Col. 5/11/1924 2 1 Cleveland Browns / 19th / 247th pick / 1950
12 Harold Stephens 24 6 0 175 5-11 Hardin-Simmons 10/30/1938 Rook 1
73 George Strugar 28 LDT 12 0 239 6-5 Washington 4/2/1934 5 5 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 27th pick / 1957
24 Jim Tiller 27 11 0 165 5-9 Purdue 12/21/1935 Rook 1
78 LaVerne Torczon 26 RDE 10 0 250 6-3 Nebraska 1/1/1936 2 5 Cleveland Browns / 18th / 211th pick / 1957
76 Bob Watters 27 LDE 12 0 247 6-4 Lincoln (MO) 9/25/1935 Rook 5 New York Giants / 28th / 334th pick / 1958
25 Mel West 23 3 0 190 5-9 Missouri 1/14/1939 1 0 Boston Patriots / 11th / 82nd pick / 1961
St. Louis Cardinals / 15th / 204th pick / 1961
Team Total 26.1 14 218.9 6-1.5 2.1