Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  > 1966 Starters, Roster, & Players

1966 Oakland Raiders

 Franchise IndexPrevious Season / Next Season

8-5-1, Finished 2nd in AFL West Division  · 1966 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.1, Offense: -0.8, Defense: 1.9, SoS: -0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 315 points (22.5/g), 6th of 9 in the AFL. Allowed 288 points (20.6/g), 5th.
 Differential of 27 points (1.9/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 7.7-6.3.

Coach: John Rauch (8-5-1)

Stadium: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
 Training Camp: El Rancho Tropicana (Santa Rosa, California)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Tom Flores* 29 6 10 151 for 306, 2,638 yards, 24 td, 14 int, & 5 rushes for 50 yards and 1 td
HB Clem Daniels*+ 29 6 0 204 rushes for 801 yards, 7 td, & 40 catches for 652 yards and 3 td
FB Roger Hagberg 27 1 0 62 rushes for 282 yards, 0 td, & 21 catches for 248 yards and 1 td Green Bay Packers / 10th / 128th pick / 1961
FL Fred Biletnikoff 23 1 0 17 catches for 272 yards, 3 td Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 11th pick / 1965
Detroit Lions / 3rd / 39th pick / 1965
SE Art Powell* 29 7 0 53 catches for 1,026 yards, 11 td Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 123rd pick / 1959
TE Billy Cannon 29 6 0 14 catches for 436 yards, 2 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 1st pick / 1960
LT Bob Svihus 23 1 14 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 19th pick / 1965
Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 53rd pick / 1965
LG Wayne Hawkins* 28 6 0
C Jim Otto* 28 6 0
RG Jim Harvey 23 Rook 0 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 59th pick / 1965
RT Harry Schuh 24 1 14 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 3rd pick / 1965
 Defensive Starters
LDE Ike Lassiter* 26 4 14 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 9th / 115th pick / 1962
LDT Dan Birdwell 26 4 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 6th / 41st pick / 1962
Detroit Lions / 5th / 66th pick / 1962
RDT Tom Keating* 24 2 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 34th pick / 1964
Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 53rd pick / 1964
RDE Ben Davidson* 26 5 14 New York Giants / 4th / 46th pick / 1961
LLB J.R. Williamson 25 2 13 Oakland Raiders / 9th / 71st pick / 1964
Baltimore Colts / 8th / 106th pick / 1964
MLB Bill Budness 23 2 0 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 31st pick / 1964
RLB Gus Otto 23 1 14 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 27th pick / 1965
LCB Kent McCloughan*+ 26 1 0 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 3rd / 34th pick / 1965
Houston Oilers / 11th / 82nd pick / 1965
RCB Dave Grayson* 27 5 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
LS Warren Powers 25 3 0 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RS Howie Williams 30 4 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Mike Eischeid 26 Rook 0 11 of 26 field goals & 37 of 37 extra points
P Mike Eischeid 26 Rook 0 65 punts for a 41.6 average, 1 blocked
PR Rodger Bird 23 Rook 0 37 punt returns for a 8.7 average and 0 td Oakland Raiders / 1st / 63rd pick / 1966
KR Pervis Atkins 31 5 0 29 kick returns for a 21.0 average and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 30th pick / 1960

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
39 Pervis Atkins 31 KR 14 0 230 6-1 San Francisco St.,New Mexico St. 11/24/1935 5 0 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 30th pick / 1960
40 Pete Banaszak 22 14 0 210 5-11 Miami (FL) 5/21/1944 Rook 0 Oakland Raiders / 5th / 59th pick / 1966
14 Fred Biletnikoff 23 FL 10 0 190 6-1 Florida St. 2/23/1943 1 3 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 11th pick / 1965
Detroit Lions / 3rd / 39th pick / 1965
21 Rodger Bird 23 PR 14 0 200 6-0 Kentucky 7/2/1943 Rook 0 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 63rd pick / 1966
53 Dan Birdwell 26 LDT 14 0 250 6-4 Houston 10/14/1940 4 6 Oakland Raiders / 6th / 41st pick / 1962
Detroit Lions / 5th / 66th pick / 1962
48 Bill Budness 23 MLB 14 0 218 6-2 Boston Univ. 1/30/1943 2 6 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 31st pick / 1964
33 Billy Cannon 29 TE 14 0 207 6-1 LSU 8/2/1937 6 4 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 1st pick / 1960
55 Dan Conners* 25 14 0 230 6-2 Miami (FL) 2/6/1941 2 5 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 15th pick / 1964
Chicago Bears / 5th / 70th pick / 1964
36 Clem Daniels*+ 29 HB 14 0 220 6-1 Prairie View 7/9/1937 6 13
75 Dave Daniels 25 14 0 245 6-3 Florida A&M 4/5/1941 Rook 3 Chicago Bears / 13th / 172nd pick / 1965
83 Ben Davidson* 26 RDE 14 14 275 6-8 Washington 6/14/1940 5 7 New York Giants / 4th / 46th pick / 1961
19 Cotton Davidson 35 qb 14 4 182 6-1 Baylor 11/30/1931 12 3 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 5th pick / 1954
35 Hewritt Dixon* 26 14 0 230 6-1 Florida A&M 1/8/1940 3 6 Denver Broncos / 8th / 60th pick / 1963
Pittsburgh Steelers / 11th / 151st pick / 1963
11 Mike Eischeid 26 K 12 0 190 6-0 Upper Iowa 9/29/1940 Rook 3
15 Tom Flores* 29 QB 14 10 202 6-1 Pacific 3/21/1937 6 11
45 Dave Grayson* 27 RCB 14 0 187 5-10 Oregon 6/6/1939 5 10
12 Charlie Green 23 14 0 190 6-0 Wittenberg 3/14/1943 Rook 0 Boston Patriots / 13th / 103rd pick / 1965
30 Roger Hagberg 27 FB 14 0 216 6-2 Minnesota 2/28/1939 1 5 Green Bay Packers / 10th / 128th pick / 1961
70 Jim Harvey 23 RG 14 0 255 6-5 Mississippi 8/20/1943 Rook 6 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 59th pick / 1965
65 Wayne Hawkins* 28 LG 14 0 240 6-0 Pacific 6/17/1938 6 9
32 Rich Jackson 25 5 0 255 6-3 Southern 7/22/1941 Rook 2
74 Tom Keating* 24 RDT 14 0 247 6-2 Michigan 9/2/1942 2 9 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 34th pick / 1964
Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 53rd pick / 1964
73 Greg Kent 23 7 0 275 6-6 Wisconsin,Utah 7/18/1943 Rook 3 Detroit Lions / 7th / 92nd pick / 1965
27 Joe Krakoski 29 11 0 195 6-2 Illinois 12/18/1937 5 2 Washington Redskins / 6th / 72nd pick / 1961
Oakland Raiders / 18th / 140th pick / 1961
42 Bill Laskey 23 14 0 235 6-3 Michigan 2/10/1943 1 3
77 Ike Lassiter* 26 LDE 14 14 270 6-5 St. Augustine's 11/15/1940 4 9 Los Angeles Rams / 9th / 115th pick / 1962
47 Kent McCloughan*+ 26 LCB 14 0 190 6-1 Nebraska 2/12/1940 1 12 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 34th pick / 1965
Houston Oilers / 11th / 82nd pick / 1965
10 Mike Mercer 31 2 0 220 6-0 Minnesota,Hardin-Simmons,Arizona St. 11/21/1935 5 0 Minnesota Vikings / 15th / 197th pick / 1961
89 Bill Miller 26 5 0 195 6-1 Miami (FL) 4/17/1940 4 0 Dallas Texans / 2nd / 11th pick / 1962
Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 30th pick / 1962
78 Rex Mirich 25 14 0 250 6-4 Northern Arizona 3/11/1941 2 3 Oakland Raiders / 20th / 153rd pick / 1963
Minnesota Vikings / 16th / 212th pick / 1963
82 Tom Mitchell 22 14 0 215 6-2 Bucknell 8/22/1944 Rook 3 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 58th pick / 1966
85 Carleton Oats 24 14 0 260 6-3 Florida A&M 4/24/1942 1 3 Oakland Raiders / 21st / 167th pick / 1964
Minnesota Vikings / 16th / 215th pick / 1964
34 Gus Otto 23 RLB 14 14 220 6-1 Missouri 12/8/1943 1 6 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 27th pick / 1965
00 Jim Otto* 28 C 14 0 255 6-2 Miami (FL) 1/5/1938 6 9
84 Art Powell* 29 SE 14 0 211 6-3 San Jose St. 2/25/1937 7 11 Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 123rd pick / 1959
20 Warren Powers 25 LS 14 0 185 6-0 Nebraska 2/19/1941 3 6
68 Palmer Pyle 29 13 0 247 6-3 Michigan St. 6/12/1937 6 3 Baltimore Colts / 6th / 72nd pick / 1959
31 Ray Schmautz 23 10 0 225 6-1 San Diego 1/26/1943 Rook 3
79 Harry Schuh 24 RT 14 14 260 6-3 Memphis 9/25/1942 1 6 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 3rd pick / 1965
76 Bob Svihus 23 LT 14 14 245 6-4 USC 6/21/1943 1 6 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 19th pick / 1965
Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 53rd pick / 1965
22 Larry Todd 24 14 0 185 6-1 Arizona St. 10/7/1942 1 1 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 44th pick / 1965
71 Dick Tyson 23 3 0 245 6-2 Tulsa 1/5/1943 Rook 2 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 34th pick / 1966
Oakland Raiders / 4th / 71st pick / 1966
29 Howie Williams 30 RS 14 0 190 6-1 Howard 12/4/1936 4 5
49 Willie Williams 24 6 0 190 6-0 Grambling St. 12/29/1942 1 2 New York Giants / 8th / 99th pick / 1965
52 J.R. Williamson 25 LLB 13 13 220 6-2 Louisiana Tech 10/9/1941 2 5 Oakland Raiders / 9th / 71st pick / 1964
Baltimore Colts / 8th / 106th pick / 1964
Team Total 25.8 14 223.4 6-1.9 2.7