Monday, March 14, 2022

1963 UPI All-Rookie Team

 By John Turney 
Hall of Famer Jackie Smith was voted to the 1963 All-Rookie team as were All-Pro Andy Russell, Lee Roy Jordan, and standouts like Lionel Aldridge, Fred Miller, Jerry Stoval, and Kermit Alexander. 

Here is the complete team—

United Press International NFL All-Rookie Team
WR Paul Flatley, Minnesota
WR Ron Goodwin, Philadelphia
TE Jackie Smith, St. Louis
OT Steve Barnett, Chicago
OT Dave Graham, Philadelphia
OG Don Chuy, L.A. Rams
OG Dan Grimm, Green Bay
OC (no selection)
QB Glhynn Griffing, N.Y. Giants
RB Don Libson, San Francisco
FB Bill Thornton, St. Louis
DE Lionel Aldridge, Green Bay
DE Don Brumm, St. Louis
DT Fred Miller, Baltimore
DT Jim Kanicki, Cleveland
LB Lee Roy Jordan, Dallas
LB Andy Russell, Pittsburgh
LB Dennis Gaubatz, Detroit
CB Kermit Alexander, San Francisco
CB Lee Calland, Minnesota
S Larry Benz, Cleveland
S Jerry Stovall, St. Louis

Here is the original UPI clipping:

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