Monday, March 14, 2022

1962 UPI All-Rookie Team

 By John Turney 
In 1961 United Press International began choosing All-Rookie teams. In 1962 there were two Hall of Famers among the group, Merlin Olsen and Mick Tingelhoff. 

Here is the 1962 version—
United Press International NFL All-Rookie Team
OE Gary Collins, Cleveland
OE Steve Stonebreaker, Minnesota
OT Irv Goode, St. Louis
OT Joe Carollo, L.A. Rams
OG Pete Case, Philadelphia
OG Leon Donohue, San Francisco
OC Mick Tingelhoff, Minnesota
QB Ron Miller, L.A. Rams
HB Ronnie Bull, Chicago
HB Joe Womack, Pittsburgh
FB Art Perkins, L.A. Rams
DE George Andrie, Dallas
DE Ed O'Bradovich, Chicago
DT Merlin Olsen, L.A. Rams
DT Guy Reese, Dallas
LB Bill Winter, N.Y. Giants
LB Mike Lucci, Cleveland
LB Sam Tidmore, Cleveland
DB Claude Crabb, Washington
DB Mike Gaechter, Dallas
DB Bill Triplett, St. Louis
DB Wendell Harris, Baltimore

The original article—

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