1962 Boston Patriots season

The 1962 Boston Patriots season was the franchise's 3rd season in the American Football League. The Patriots ended the season with a record of nine wins and four losses and one tie and placed second in the AFL's Eastern Division.

1962 Boston Patriots season
Head coachMike Holovak
OwnerBilly Sullivan
Home fieldNickerson Field
Results
Record9–4–1
Division place2nd AFL Eastern
Playoff finishdid not qualify
AFL All-StarsLB Tom Addison
DB Fred Bruney
DE Larry Eisenhauer
WR Jim Colclough
DB Dick Felt
T Charlie Long
Uniform
AFC-1961-1964-Uniform-NE

Staff

Boston Patriots 1962 staff
Front Office

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

Draft picks

Round Player Position College
1 Gary Collins End Maryland
2 Leroy Jackson Halfback Western Illinois
3 Sherwyn Thorson Guard Iowa
6 Billy Neighbors Tackle Alabama
7 John Schopf Tackle Michigan
8 Bennie McRae Halfback Michigan
9 Bill Triplett Fullback Miami (Ohio)
10 John Knight Halfback Valparaiso
13 Nick Buoniconti Guard Notre Dame
14 Charles Sieminski Tackle Penn State
15 Gerry Goerlitz Guard Northern Michigan
16 Ken Byers Guard Cincinnati
17 Scott Maentz End Michigan
18 Tom Chandler Tackle Florida A&M
19 Ron Meyers End Villanova
20 Tom Neck Halfback LSU
21 John Traynham Halfback VMI
22 Bob Asack Tackle Columbia
23 Walt Crate Halfback Penn Military
24 Don Christman Center Richmond
25 Bob Stern Center Richmond
26 Jim Field Quarterback LSU
27 Al Gursky Halfback Penn State
28 Charles Dickerson Tackle Illinois
29 Julius Fincke Tackle McNeese State
30 John Finn Tackle Louisville
31 Mike Ingram Guard Ohio State
32 Charles Taylor Halfback Mississippi
33 Charles Jastrzembski End Pittsburgh
34 Ray Lardani Tackle Miami (Florida)

Game-by-game results

Week Opponent Result Stadium Record Attendance
1 at Dallas Texans L: 48–28 Cotton Bowl 0–1–0
32,000
2 Houston Oilers W: 32–21 Harvard Stadium 1–1–0
32,276
3 Denver Broncos W: 41–16 Nickerson Field 2–1–0
21,038
4 – BYE Week BYE BYE BYE BYE BYE
5 at New York Titans W: 43–14 Polo Grounds 3–1–0
14,412
6 Dallas Texans L: 27–7 Nickerson Field 3–2–0
23,874
7 San Diego Chargers W: 24–20 Nickerson Field 4–2–0
20,888
8 Oakland Raiders W: 26–16 Nickerson Field 5–2–0
12,514
9 at Buffalo Bills T: 28–28 War Memorial Stadium 5–2–1
33,247
10 at Denver Broncos W: 33–29 Mile High Stadium 6–2–1
28,187
11 at Houston Oilers L: 21–17 Jeppesen Stadium 6–3–1
35,250
12 Buffalo Bills W: 21–10 Nickerson Field 7–3–1
20,021
13 New York Titans W: 24–17 Nickerson Field 8–3–1
20,015
14 at San Diego Chargers W: 20–14 Balboa Stadium 9–3–1
19,887
15 at Oakland Raiders L: 20–0 Frank Youell Field 9–4–1
8,000

Standings

AFL Eastern Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Houston Oilers 11 3 0 .786 5–1 387 270 W7
Boston Patriots 9 4 1 .692 4–1–1 346 295 L1
Buffalo Bills 7 6 1 .538 1–4–1 309 272 W2
New York Titans 5 9 0 .357 1–5 278 423 L3

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

Roster

All of the following players appeared in at least one game for the 1962 Boston Patriots.

Name Position
Tom Addison LB
Don Allard QB
Houston Antwine DT
Fred Bruney DB
Nick Buoniconti LB
Ron Burton HB
Gino Cappelletti WR/K/DB
Jim Colclough WR
Jim Crawford FB/HB
Walt Cudzik C/LB
Bob Dee DE/DT
Larry Eisenhauer DE
Dick Felt DB
Larry Garron HB
Milt Graham T/DT
Ron Hall DB
Jim Hunt DT/DE
Harry Jacobs LB/DE
Dick Klein T
Chuck Leo G
Charlie Long T/G
Billy Lott FB
Rommie Loudd LB
Leroy Moore DE
Billy Neighbors G
Ross O'Hanley DB
Babe Parilli QB
Jess Richardson DT
Tony Romeo TE
Jack Rudolph LB
Tony Sardisco G/LB
Chuck Shonta DB
Ray Lardani T
Thomas Stephens TE/DB
Don Webb DB
Bob Yates T/C
Tom Yewcic QB/P/HB
Franchise
Stadiums
Culture
Lore
Rivalries
Division championships (21)
Conference championships (11)
League championships (6)
Retired numbers
Media
Current league affiliations
Former league affiliation
Seasons (60)

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