Don Oakes (American football)

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Don Oakes
No. 77, 71
Date of birth (1938-07-22) July 22, 1938 (age 78)
Place of birth Roanoke, Virginia
Career information
Position(s) Tackle
College Virginia Tech
AFL draft 1961 / Round: 21 / Pick: 162
NFL draft 1961 / Round: 3 / Pick: 42
Career history
As player
1961–1962 Philadelphia Eagles
1963–1968 Boston Patriots
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls 1
Honors AFL All-Star, 1967
Career stats

Donald Sherman Oakes (born July 22, 1938) is a former American football player who played offensive tackle. He played college football for Virginia Tech. Professionally, he played two seasons for the National Football League's Philadelphia Eagles and six seasons for the American Football League's Boston Patriots. After retiring from professional football, Oakes became a high school coach in his hometown of Roanoke, Virginia.

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