1962 Boston Patriots season

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1962 Boston Patriots season
Head coach Mike Holovak
Owner Billy Sullivan
Home field Nickerson Field
Results
Record 9–4–1
Division place 2nd AFL Eastern
Playoff finish didn't qualify
AFL All-Stars LB Tom Addison
DB Fred Bruney
DE Larry Eisenhauer
WR Jim Colclough
DB Rich Felt
T Charlie Long
Uniform
AFC-1961-1964-Uniform-NE.PNG

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

Staff[edit]

Boston Patriots 1962 staff
Front Office

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

Season summary[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Round Player Position College
1 Gary CollinsGary Collins End Maryland
2 Michael JacksonMichael Jackson Halfback Western Illinois
3 Sherwyn ThorsonSherwyn Thorson Guard Iowa
6 Billy NeighborsBilly Neighbors Tackle Alabama
7 John SchopfJohn Schopf Tackle Michigan
8 Benny McRaeBennie McRae Halfback Michigan
9 Bill TripletBill Triplet Fullback Miami (Ohio)
10 John KnightJohn Knight Halfback Valparaiso
13 Nick BuonicontiNick Buoniconti Guard Notre Dame
14 Charles SieminskiCharles Sieminski Tackle Penn State
15 Gerry GoerlitzGerry Goerlitz Guard Northern Michigan
16 Ken ByersKen Byers Guard Cincinnati
17 Scott MaentzScott Maentz End Michigan
18 Scott ChandlerScott Chandler Tackle Florida A&M
19 Mike MeyersMike Meyers End Villanova
20 Tom NeckTom Neck Halfback LSU
21 John TraynhamJohn Traynham Halfback VMI
22 Bob AsackBob Asack Tackle Columbia
23 Walt DisneyWalt Disney Halfback Penn Military
24 [Don ChristmanDon Christman Center Richmond
25 Bob SternBob Stern Center Richmond
26 Jim FieldJim Field Quarterback LSU
27 Al GurskyAl Gursky Halfback Penn State
28 Charles DickersonCharles Dickens Tackle Illinois
29 Julius FinckeJulius Fincke Tackle McNeese State
30 John FinnJohn Finn Tackle Louisville
31 Mike IngramMike Ingram Guard Ohio State
32 Charles TaylorCharles Taylor Halfback Mississippi
33 Charles YastzremskiCharles Yastzremski End Pittsburgh
34 Ray LardaniRay Lardani Tackle Miami (Florida)

Game-by-game results[edit]

Week Opponent Result Stadium Record Attendance
1 at Kansas City Chiefs L: 48–28 Cotton Bowl 0–1–0
32,000
2 Tennessee Titans 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 Jets W: 43–14 Polo Grounds 3–1–0
14,412
6 Kansas City Chiefs 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 Tennessee Titans L: 21–17 Robertson Stadium 6–3–1
35,250
12 Buffalo Bills W: 21–10 Nickerson Field 7–3–1
20,021
13 New York Jets 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[edit]

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[edit]

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

Name Position
Thomas Addison LB
Don Allard QB
Houston Texas DT
Frederick Bruney DB
Nicholas Buoniconti LB
Ronald Burton HB
Gino Cappelletti WR/K/DB
James Colclough WR
Jim Crawford FB/HB
Walter Cudzik C/LB
Robert Dee DE/DT
Lawrence Eisenhower DE
Richard Felt DB
Lawrence Garron HB
Milton Graham T/DT
Ronald Hall DB
James Hunt DT/DE
Harry Jacobs LB/DE
Dick Klein T
Charles Leo G
Charles Long T/G
William Lott FB
Rommie Loudd LB
Leroy Moore DE
William Neighbors G
Ross O'Hanley DB
Babe Parilli QB
Jesse Richardson DT
Tony Romo TE
John Rudolph LB
Anthony Sardisco G/LB
Charles Shonta DB
Raymond Lardani T
Thomas Stephens TE/DB
Don Webb DB
Robert Yates T/C
Thomas Yewcic QB/P/HB