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1963 Oakland Raiders

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10-4-0, AFL West Division  · 1963 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 5.1, Offense: 2.4, Defense: 2.7, SoS: -0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 363 points (25.9/g), 2nd of 8 in the AFL. Allowed 282 points (20.1/g), 4th.
 Differential of 81 points (5.8/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 9.0-5.0.

Coach: Al Davis (10-4-0)

Stadium: Frank Youell Field
 Training Camp: El Rancho Tropicana (Santa Rosa, California)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Tom Flores 26 3 9 113 for 247, 2,101 yards, 20 td, 13 int, & 12 rushes for 2 yards and 0 td
HB Clem Daniels*+ 26 3 0 215 rushes for 1,099 yards, 3 td, & 30 catches for 685 yards and 5 td
FB Alan Miller 26 3 0 62 rushes for 270 yards, 3 td, & 34 catches for 404 yards and 2 td Philadelphia Eagles / 19th / 219th pick / 1959
FL Bo Roberson 28 2 0 25 catches for 407 yards, 3 td, & 19 rushes for 47 yards and 0 td
SE Art Powell*+ 26 4 0 73 catches for 1,304 yards, 16 td Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 123rd pick / 1959
TE Ken Herock 22 Rook 0 16 catches for 269 yards, 2 td
LT Proverb Jacobs 28 5 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 17th pick / 1958
LG Wayne Hawkins* 25 3 0
C Jim Otto*+ 25 3 0
RG Sonny Bishop 24 1 0 San Diego Chargers / 11th / 88th pick / 1962
Cleveland Browns / 18th / 249th pick / 1962
RT Dick Klein 29 5 0 Chicago Bears / 29th / 347th pick / 1955
 Defensive Starters
LDE Dalva Allen 28 3 0 Los Angeles Rams / 23rd / 267th pick / 1957
LDT Chuck McMurtry 26 3 0
RDT Dave Costa* 22 Rook 0 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 29th pick / 1963
Oakland Raiders / 7th / 49th pick / 1963
RDE Jon Jelacic 27 5 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Cardinals / 7th / 74th pick / 1958
LLB Jackie Simpson 27 2 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 21st / 246th pick / 1958
MLB Archie Matsos*+ 29 3 0 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 16th / 189th pick / 1958
RLB Clancy Osborne 29 4 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 27th / 315th pick / 1957
LCB Fred Williamson*+ 26 3 0 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RCB Claude Gibson 24 2 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 3rd / 33rd pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 7th / 55th pick / 1961
LS Joe Krakoski 26 2 0 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 6th / 72nd pick / 1961
Oakland Raiders / 18th / 140th pick / 1961
RS Tommy Morrow+ 25 1 0 9 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Mike Mercer 28 2 0 8 of 21 field goals & 47 of 47 extra points Minnesota Vikings / 15th / 197th pick / 1961
P Mike Mercer 28 2 0 75 punts for a 40.1 average, 1 blocked Minnesota Vikings / 15th / 197th pick / 1961
PR Claude Gibson 24 2 0 26 punt returns for a 11.8 average and 2 td Chicago Bears / 3rd / 33rd pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 7th / 55th pick / 1961
KR Bo Roberson 28 2 0 38 kick returns for a 21.3 average and 0 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
80 Dalva Allen 28 LDE 14 0 245 6-4 Houston 1/13/1935 3 10 Los Angeles Rams / 23rd / 267th pick / 1957
82 Jan Barrett 24 3 0 226 6-3 Fresno St. 11/13/1939 Rook 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 9th / 72nd pick / 1963
Green Bay Packers / 6th / 84th pick / 1963
53 Dan Birdwell 23 10 0 250 6-4 Houston 10/14/1940 1 3 Oakland Raiders / 6th / 41st pick / 1962
Detroit Lions / 5th / 66th pick / 1962
66 Sonny Bishop 24 RG 14 0 245 6-2 Fresno St. 10/1/1939 1 6 San Diego Chargers / 11th / 88th pick / 1962
Cleveland Browns / 18th / 249th pick / 1962
46 Dave Costa* 22 RDT 14 0 250 6-2 Utah 10/27/1941 Rook 8 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 29th pick / 1963
Oakland Raiders / 7th / 49th pick / 1963
42 Dobie Craig 25 12 0 200 6-5 Baylor,Howard Payne 2/14/1938 1 2
36 Clem Daniels*+ 26 HB 14 0 220 6-1 Prairie View 7/9/1937 3 16
19 Cotton Davidson* 32 qb 14 5 182 6-1 Baylor 11/30/1931 9 5 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 5th pick / 1954
44 Bob Dougherty 31 5 0 240 6-1 Cincinnati,Kentucky 4/20/1932 6 3 Los Angeles Rams / 20th / 238th pick / 1954
15 Tom Flores 26 QB 14 9 202 6-1 Pacific 3/21/1937 3 8
25 Claude Gibson 24 PR 14 0 190 6-1 North Carolina St. 5/26/1939 2 7 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 33rd pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 7th / 55th pick / 1961
65 Wayne Hawkins* 25 LG 14 0 240 6-0 Pacific 6/17/1938 3 10
86 Ken Herock 22 TE 14 0 230 6-2 West Virginia 7/16/1941 Rook 3
77 Proverb Jacobs 28 LT 14 0 258 6-4 California 5/25/1935 5 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 17th pick / 1958
88 Jon Jelacic 27 RDE 14 0 250 6-3 Minnesota 12/19/1936 5 8 Chicago Cardinals / 7th / 74th pick / 1958
70 Dick Klein 29 RT 14 0 254 6-4 Georgia,Iowa 2/11/1934 5 6 Chicago Bears / 29th / 347th pick / 1955
27 Joe Krakoski 26 LS 14 0 195 6-2 Illinois 12/18/1937 2 9 Washington Redskins / 6th / 72nd pick / 1961
Oakland Raiders / 18th / 140th pick / 1961
56 Archie Matsos*+ 29 MLB 14 0 217 6-0 Michigan St. 11/22/1934 3 13 Baltimore Colts / 16th / 189th pick / 1958
33 Doug Mayberry 26 2 0 220 6-1 California,Utah St. 3/23/1937 2 0 Minnesota Vikings / 10th / 127th pick / 1961
45 Jim McMillin 24 14 0 190 6-0 Colorado St. 9/18/1939 2 4
73 Chuck McMurtry 26 LDT 14 0 280 6-0 Whittier 2/15/1937 3 7
10 Mike Mercer 28 K 14 0 220 6-0 Minnesota,Hardin-Simmons,Arizona St. 11/21/1935 2 4 Minnesota Vikings / 15th / 197th pick / 1961
37 Alan Miller 26 FB 14 0 219 6-0 Boston Col. 6/19/1937 3 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 19th / 219th pick / 1959
87 Bob Mischak 31 14 0 237 6-0 Army 10/25/1932 5 0 Cleveland Browns / 23rd / 276th pick / 1954
35 Tommy Morrow+ 25 RS 14 0 187 6-0 Southern Miss 6/3/1938 1 11
Jesse Murdock 24 1 0 203 6-2 California Western 7/11/1939 Rook 0
72 Jim Norris 24 14 0 238 6-4 Houston 10/14/1939 1 3 Oakland Raiders / 7th / 49th pick / 1962
Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 128th pick / 1962
81 Clancy Osborne 29 RLB 14 0 218 6-3 Arizona St. 11/23/1934 4 7 Los Angeles Rams / 27th / 315th pick / 1957
00 Jim Otto*+ 25 C 14 0 255 6-2 Miami (FL) 1/5/1938 3 12
84 Art Powell*+ 26 SE 14 0 211 6-3 San Jose St. 2/25/1937 4 13 Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 123rd pick / 1959
20 Warren Powers 22 5 0 185 6-0 Nebraska 2/19/1941 Rook 2
48 Charlie Rieves 24 9 0 218 6-1 Alabama,Houston 1/6/1939 1 3
40 Bo Roberson 28 FL 14 0 195 6-1 Cornell 7/23/1935 2 4
32 Glenn Shaw 25 12 0 220 6-2 Kentucky 7/11/1938 3 1 Chicago Bears / 11th / 129th pick / 1960
49 Jackie Simpson 27 LLB 14 0 225 6-0 Mississippi 8/20/1936 2 7 Washington Redskins / 21st / 246th pick / 1958
29 Mike Sommer 29 4 0 190 5-11 George Washington 10/9/1934 5 0 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 16th pick / 1958
63 Ollie Spencer 32 14 0 245 6-2 Kansas 4/17/1931 10 3 Detroit Lions / 6th / 73rd pick / 1953
39 Herman Urenda 25 2 0 182 6-0 Pacific 4/24/1938 Rook 0
24 Fred Williamson*+ 26 LCB 14 0 219 6-3 Northwestern 3/5/1937 3 13
78 Frank Youso 27 4 0 257 6-4 Minnesota 7/5/1936 5 3 New York Giants / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1958
Team Total 26.2 14 222.7 6-1.7 2.8