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1962 Boston Patriots season
Head Coach Mike Holovak
Home Field Nickerson Field
Record 9-4-1
Place 2nd
Playoff Finish did not qualify
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1961 1963

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.


Boston Patriots 1962 staff
Front Office
  • President – Billy Sullivan

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

  • Offensive Line – Art Spinney

Defensive Coaches

Season summary[]

Draft picks[]

  • Main article: 1962 American Football League Draft
Round Player Position College
1 Gary CollinsGary Collins End Maryland
2 LeRoy JacksonLeRoy 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 TriplettBill Triplett Fullback Miami (OH)
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 Tom ChandlerTom Chandler Tackle Florida A&M
19 Ron MeyersRon Meyers End Villanova
20 Tom NeckTom Neck Halfback LSU
21 John TraynhamJohn Traynham Halfback VMI
22 Bob AsackBob Asack Tackle Columbia
23 Walt CrateWalt Crate 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 Dickerson 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 Steve JastrzembskiSteve Jastrzembski End Pittsburgh
34 Ray LardaniRay Lardani Tackle Miami (FL)

Game-by-game results[]

Week Opponent Result Stadium Record Attendance
1 at Dallas Texans L: 48–28 Cotton Bowl 0–1–0
2 Houston Oilers W: 32–21 Harvard Stadium 1–1–0
3 Denver Broncos W: 41–16 Nickerson Field 2–1–0
4 Bye week
5 at New York Titans W: 43–14 Polo Grounds 3–1–0
6 Dallas Texans L: 27–7 Nickerson Field 3–2–0
7 San Diego Chargers W: 24–20 Nickerson Field 4–2–0
8 Oakland Raiders W: 26–16 Nickerson Field 5–2–0
9 at Buffalo Bills T: 28–28 War Memorial Stadium 5–2–1
10 at Denver Broncos W: 33–29 Mile High Stadium 6–2–1
11 at Houston Oilers L: 21–17 Jeppesen Stadium 6–3–1
12 Buffalo Bills W: 21–10 Nickerson Field 7–3–1
13 New York Titans W: 24–17 Nickerson Field 8–3–1
14 at San Diego Chargers W: 20–14 Balboa Stadium 9–3–1
15 at Oakland Raiders L: 20–0 Frank Youell Field 9–4–1


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