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1962 Oakland Raiders season
Head Coach Marty Feldman (5 games)
Red Conkright (9 games)
Home Field Frank Youell Field
Results
Record 1–13–0
Place 4th AFL Western
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1961 1963

The 1962 Oakland Raiders season began with the team trying to improve on their 2–12 record from 1961. The 1962 season was the third season in Oakland and in the American Football League. It ended with the Raiders finishing in last place in the AFL West winning only one game, and losing thirteen, while having moved their home games to Frank Youell Field in Oakland. After starting out winless in the first five games, head coach Marty Feldman was fired, and replaced by Red Conkright.

Draft PicksEdit

Oakland Raiders (Selected first)
1) Roman Gabriel, QB, North Carolina State
2) CHOICE TRADED TO SAN DIEGO
3) Ed Pine, C, Utah
4) John Meyers, T, Washington
5) Joe Hernandez, HB, Arizona
6) Danny Birdwell, C, Houston
7) Jim Norris, T, Houston
8) Ferrell Yarborough, E, Northwest Louisiana
9) Jim Dillard, HB, Oklahoma State
10) Henry Rivera, HB, Oregon State
11) CHOICE TRADED TO DALLAS
12) Jim Skaggs, G, Washington
12) Gary Schwertfeger, LB, Montana (from Buffalo)
12) Oscar Donahue, E, San Jose State
13) George Pierovich, FB, California
14) CHOICE TRADED TO SAN DIEGO
15) *Floyd Dean, E, Florida
16) Pat Russ, T, Purdue
17) *Larry Ferguson, HB, Iowa
18) Jim Vollenweider, FB, Miami (Florida)
19) Dennis Spurlock, QB, Whitworth
19) Kent Horne, T, BYU (from Denver)
20) John Sutro, G, San Jose State
21) Bill Tunnicliff, FB, Michigan
22) Jim Cadile, E, San Jose State
23) Alvin Basham, G, Kansas
24) Mickey Brunce, HB, Oregon
25) *Tom Cagaanan, HB, Utah State
26) *Fred Miller, T, LSU
27) Keith Luhnow, FB, Santa Ana JC
28) *Marv Marinovich, T, USC
29) *Leon Donahue, E, San Jose State
30) *Pete Nicklas, T, Baylor
31) *Bob Elliott, FB, North Carolina
32) *Bob Richards, T, LSU
33) *Eugene White, HB, Florida A&M
34) *Bill Worrell, T, Georgia

Preseason scheduleEdit

Date Opponent Result Score Record Att.
August 4 Dallas at Atlanta L 13-3 0-1 8,000
August 11 Boston at Providence RI W 21-20 1-1 9,000
August 18 Dallas at Midland TX L 22-6 1-2 10,000
August 26 San Diego (first game in Oakland) L 33-27 1-3 17,053
August 31 Denver at Stockton CA L 41-12 1-4 5,000

Season scheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Score Record Att.
1 September 9 NY Titans L 28–17 0-1 12,893
2 Bye week
3 September 23 Dallas Texans L 26–16 0-2 12,500
4 September 30 San Diego L 42–33 0-3 13,000
5 October 5 (Fri) at Denver L 44–7 0-4 22,452
6 October 14 Denver L 23–6 0-5 7,000
7 October 20 (Sat) at Buffalo L 14–6 0-6 21,037
8 October 26 (Fri) at Boston L 26–16 0-7 12,514
9 November 4 at NY Titans L 31–21 0-8 18,247
10 November 11 Houston L 28–20 0-9 11,000
11 November 18 Buffalo L 10–6 0-10 12,500
12 November 25 at Dallas Texans L 35–7 0-11 13,557
13 December 2 at San Diego L 31–21 0-12 17,874
14 December 9 at Houston L 32–17 0-13 27,400
15 December 16 Boston W 20–0 1-13 8,000

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