Raiders in the Hall of Fame 56 Gameday MAGAZINE Dave Casper TE, NOTRE DAME, 11 YEARS, JOINED RAIDERS: 2ND ROUND DRAFT CHOICE, 1974 INDUCTED INTO PRO FOOT BAL HALL OF FAME : AUGUST 3, 2002 Played 11 years in the NFL, seven-and-a-half with the Raiders...During that time, named All-Pro and All-AFC four times and was selected to play in four Pro Bowls...Traded to the Houston Oilers for a firstround and two-second round draft picks midway through 1980 season, finished the season with 56 receptions and was named to his fifth Pro Bowl...In 1984, after a brief stint with the Minnesota Vikings, returned to the Raiders, finishing his career with 378 receptions for 5,216 yards and 52 touchdowns... Outstanding play contributed to Raiders success and 32-14 victory against Vikings in Super Bowl XI... Outstanding blocker as well as receiver...Caught winning 10-yard touchdown pass in 1977 doubleovertime AFC playoff game...“Ghost to the Post,” in reference to his 42-yard reception, set up the tying field goal at the end of regulation... All-America as an offensive tackle in 1972 and an All-America tight end in 1973 at Notre Dame... Second-round pick by the Raiders in the 1974 NFL Draft. Marcus Allen RB, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, 16 YEARS, JOINED RAIDERS: 1ST ROUND DRAFT CHOICE, 1982 INDUCTED INTO PRO FOOT BAL HALL OF FAME : AUGUST 3, 2003 The 10th player selected in the 1982 NFL Draft...Played 16 NFL seasons, including 11 with the Los Angeles Raiders...Gained 12,243 yards rushing, 5,411 yards receiving and scored 145 touchdowns...1981 Heisman Trophy winner while at Southern California and NFL Rookie of the Year in 1982...During his 11 seasons with the Raiders, named to the Pro Bowl five times and added a sixth appearance in 1994, as a member of the Kansas City Chiefs...Was the Raiders leading rusher seven consecutive years...Led the Raiders in receptions with 51 in 1987...Named MVP in Super Bowl XVIII when the Raiders defeated the Washington Redskins, 38-9, after rushing for 191 yards and scoring two touchdowns, setting a Super Bowl-record with his 74-yarder... In 1985, named NFL MVP after leading the league with 1,759 rushing yards on 380 carries for a 4.6 yards per carry average and 11 touchdowns... Also caught 67 passes for 555 yards and scored an additional three touchdowns...In 1995, made NFL history when he became the first player in league history to rush for more than 10,000 yards and catch passes for 5,000 more...Completed 12 of 27 passes for 282 yards and six touchdowns during his career...In 15 career playoff games, carried the ball 267 times for 1,347 yards and 11 touchdowns, averaging 5.0 yards per carry...Also added 52 catches for 522 yards and two receiving touchdowns...At the time of his retirement following the 1997 season, held the single-season record for most rushing and receiving yards combined (2,314), second in consecutive 100-yard games and was third in careercombined yardage. James Lofton WR, STANFORD, 16 YEARS, JOINED RAIDERS: TRADE, GREEN BAY, 1987 INDUCTED INTO PRO FOOT BAL HALL OF FAME : AUGUST 3, 2003 Traded to the Raiders in 1987 and played two seasons for the Silver and Black...Later spent four seasons with the Buffalo Bills and also played for the Los Angeles Rams and Philadelphia Eagles in final NFL season...Entered NFL as No. 1 draft pick of Green Bay in 1978 and spent eight seasons with Packers...In 16 seasons, caught 764 passes for 14,004 yards—an 18.3-yard average per catch... Recorded more than 50 catches in a season nine times...His 14,004 career-reception yardage mark was an NFL best at the time of his retirement, while his 43 games with 100 or more yards receiving ranked third...First NFL player to score a touchdown in 1970s, 1980s and 1990s...Named All-Pro four times, All-NFC three times and selected to play in eight Pro Bowls...In 1991, at age 35, became the oldest player in league history to record 1,000 receiving yards in a season and recorded a career best 220 receiving yards in a game against the Cincinnati Bengals...In 13 playoff game appearances, caught 41 passes for 759 yards and eight touchdowns, including a seven-reception game in Super Bowl XXVI. In three of those playoff games, recorded 100-yard plus performances...Won NCAA long jump title as a senior at Stanford...served as Raiders wide receivers coach in 2008 after serving in same capacity for San Diego.
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