National Football League 1960s All-Decade Team

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This is a list of NFL players who had outstanding performances throughout the 1960s and have been compiled together into this fantasy group. The team was selected by voters of the Pro Football Hall of Fame at the end of the decade.

Players[edit]

All information can be Referenced at the Hall of Fame website[1]
Position Player College Team(s) Years Hall of Fame Class

Offense[edit]

Quarterback Jurgensen, Sonny Sonny Jurgensen Duke Philadelphia Eagles 1957–63 1983
Washington Redskins 1964–74
Starr, Bart Bart Starr Alabama Green Bay Packers 1956–71 1977
Unitas, Johnny Johnny Unitas Louisville Baltimore Colts 1956–72 1979
San Diego Chargers 1973
Halfback Crow, John David John David Crow Texas A&M Chicago/St. Louis Cardinals 1958–64 Not Inducted
San Francisco 49ers 1965–68
Hornung, Paul Paul Hornung Notre Dame Green Bay Packers 1957–62, 1964–66 1986
Kelly, Leroy Leroy Kelly Morgan State Cleveland Browns 1964–73 1994
Sayers, Gale Gale Sayers Kansas Chicago Bears 1965–71 1977
Fullback Brown, Jim Jim Brown Syracuse Cleveland Browns 1957–65 1971
Taylor, Jim Jim Taylor LSU Green Bay Packers 1958–66 1976
New Orleans Saints 1967
Split End Shofner, Del Del Shofner Baylor Los Angeles Rams 1957–60 Not Inducted
New York Giants 1961–67
Taylor, Charley Charley Taylor Arizona State Washington Redskins 1964–75, 1977 1984
Flankers Collins, GaryGary Collins Maryland Cleveland Browns 1962–71 Not Inducted
Dowler, Boyd Boyd Dowler Colorado Green Bay Packers 1959–69 Not Inducted
Washington Redskins 1971
Tight end Mackey, JohnJohn Mackey Syracuse Baltimore Colts 1963–71 1992
San Diego Chargers 1972
Tackle Brown, Bob Bob Brown Nebraska Philadelphia Eagles 1964–68 2004
Los Angeles Rams 1969–70
Oakland Raiders 1971–73
Gregg, Forrest Forrest Gregg Southern Methodist Green Bay Packers 1956, 1958–70 1977
Dallas Cowboys 1971
Neely, RalphRalph Neely Oklahoma Dallas Cowboys 1965–1977 Not Inducted
Guard Hickerson, Gene Gene Hickerson Ole Miss Cleveland Browns 1958–73 2007
Kramer, Jerry Jerry Kramer Idaho Green Bay Packers 1958–68 Not Inducted[N1]
Mudd, Howard Howard Mudd Michigan State
Hillsdale
San Francisco 49ers 1964–69 Not Inducted
Chicago Bears 1969–70
Center Ringo, Jim Jim Ringo Syracuse Green Bay Packers 1953–63 1981
Philadelphia Eagles 1964–67

Defense[edit]

End Atkins, Doug Doug Atkins Tennessee Cleveland Browns 1953–54 1982
Chicago Bears 1955–66
New Orleans Saints 1967–69
Davis, Willie Willie Davis Grambling Cleveland Browns 1958–59 1981
Green Bay Packers 1958–69
Jones, David “Deacon”David “Deacon” Jones Mississippi Vocational
South Carolina State
Los Angeles Rams 1961–71 1980
San Diego Chargers 1972–73
Washington Redskins 1974
Tackle Karras, Alex Alex Karras Iowa Detroit Lions 1958–62, 1964–70 Not Inducted
Lilly, Bob Bob Lilly TCU Dallas Cowboys 1961–74 1980
Olsen, MerlinMerlin Olsen Utah State Los Angeles Rams 1962–76 1982
Linebacker Butkus, Dick Dick Butkus Illinois Chicago Bears 1965–73 1979
Morris, Larry Larry Morris Georgia Tech Los Angeles Rams 1955–57 Not Inducted
Chicago Bears 1959–65
Atlanta Falcons 1966
Nitschke, RayRay Nitschke Illinois Green Bay Packers 1958–1972 1978
Nobis, TommyTommy Nobis Texas Atlanta Falcons 1966–1976 Not Inducted
Robinson, Dave Dave Robinson Penn State Green Bay Packers 1963–72 2013
Washington Redskins 1973–74
Cornerback Adderley, Herb Herb Adderley Michigan State Green Bay Packers 1961–69 1980
Dallas Cowboys 1970–72
Barney, LemLem Barney Jackson State Detroit Lions 1967–77 1992
Boyd, BobbyBobby Boyd Oklahoma Baltimore Colts 1960–68 Not Inducted
Safety Meador, Eddie Eddie Meador Arkansas Tech Los Angeles Rams 1959–70 Not Inducted
Wilson, Larry Larry Wilson Utah St. Louis Cardinals 1960–72 1978
Wood, Willie Willie Wood USC Green Bay Packers 1960–71 1989

Special Teams[edit]

Kicker Bakken, JimJim Bakken Wisconsin St. Louis Cardinals 1962–78 Not Inducted
Punter Chandler, DonDon Chandler Florida New York Giants 1956–64 Not Inducted
Green Bay Packers 1965–67

Notes:

N1 Ten-time finalist to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NFL’s All Decade Team of the 1960’s". ProFootballHallofFame.com. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Hall of Famers: Yearly Finalists". ProFootballHoF.com. Retrieved 16 February 2013.