Raiders in the Pro Football Hall of Fame
54 2018 Raiders Gameday
WR, FLORIDA STATE, 14 YEARS, JOINED RAIDERS: 2ND ROUND DRAFT CHOICE, 1965
INDUCTED INTO PRO FOOTBAL HAL OF FAME: JULY 30, 1988
Second all-time leading receiver in history of Silver and Black with 589 career catches...Ranked fourth
on the NFL all-time receiving list at time of retirement...Ranks second in team history for receiving
yards (8,974), receiving touchdowns (76) and also caught 70 passes for 1,167 yards and 10 touchdowns
in postseason games, ranking second on all-time NFL list in each category...Played in three AFL title
games, five AFC Championships and Super Bowls II and XI...MVP in Super Bowl Xl with four catches for 79
yards...Held NFL record of 10 straight seasons with 40 or more receptions (1967-76)... Raiders’ leading
receiver for six consecutive seasons (1968-73)...Led NFL in receiving with 61 catches in 1971, then led
AFC in 1972 with 58...All-AFL in 1969, All-AFC in 1970, 1972 and 1973...Played in two AFL All-Star
Games and four Pro Bowls...Played in 190 games in 14 seasons...Had 21, 100-yard receiving games...Had
four 100-yard receiving games in playoffs...Never played in a losing season with the Raiders...Originally
selected in the second round of the 1965 AFL Draft after record-setting collegiate career at Florida
State...Named to Walter Camp All-Century Team... Rejoined Raiders as wide receivers coach in 1989...
Award in his name goes to nation’s top collegiate wide receiver...Was Raiders’ wide receivers coach from
1989-94; handled quality control from 1995-96 and returned to coach receivers in 1996...Retired from
coaching following 2006 season.
T, MARYLAND-EASTERN SHORE, 15 YEARS, JOINED RAIDERS: 3RD ROUND DRAFT CHOICE, 1968
INDUCTED INTO PRO FOOTBAL HAL OF FAME: AUGUST 5, 1989
All-American Football Conference selection six years in a row from 1973-78...All-Pro in 1973, 1974 and
1977...Played in 207 league games, fourth- highest in history of Silver and Black...Selected to play in
eight Pro Bowls, second-most of any Raider player, during career which spanned three decades...Played
in 23 postseason contests, including eight AFL-AFC Championships and Raider victories in Super Bowls
XI and XV... Credited with near-perfect performance in Raiders Super Bowl XI victory versus Minnesota,
limiting Vikings highly regarded defensive end Jim Marshall to no tackles, sacks or assists during
32-14 win...Played in first 156 games before missing five games due to preseason injury... Launched
another streak of 51 consecutive games...Named to NFL All-Monday Night Team... Originally selected
in third round of the 1968 AFL Draft after stellar career as a two-way lineman at Maryland-Eastern
Shore...Raiders offensive line coach after retiring as a player in 1982 until 1988, when he became
head coach of the Silver and Black...Served as head coach of the Raiders until 1994...Also served as
NFL assistant with Kansas City and Atlanta...Was the Senior Vice President for Football Operations and
Development for the NFL...Returned as Raiders head coach for the 2006 season…Also served as an
NFL assistant coach with Kansas City and Atlanta and was the NFL’s senior vice president for football
operations and development.
LB, MIAMI (FLA.), 15 YEARS, JOINED RAIDERS: FREE AGENT, 1975
INDUCTED INTO PRO FOOTBAL HAL OF FAME: AUGUST 4, 1990
Played in every game during his 15 NFL seasons, including nine with Silver and Black...Played in
131 consecutive league games with Raiders, 215 in career, most by any linebacker in NFL history...
Member of all three Raider teams that won the World Championship of Professional Football (1976,
1980 and 1983 teams)...Intercepted 26 passes for 332 yards and one touchdown while recovering
16 opponents fumbles...Shares NFL record for most safeties in pro career with four... Also shares
postseason NFL record for most opponent’s
fumbles recovered in career with four... Scored three
touchdowns in career—on fumble recovery, interception return and return of blocked punt...Named
All-AFC seven times, All-NFC once and played in eight AFC-NFC Pro Bowls...Second round pick in the
1969 Draft by Baltimore Colts... Was a member of Baltimore’s Super Bowl V Championship team...
Played for Colts before being traded to Green Bay in 1974, then joined Raiders as free agent in 1975...
Three-time All-America linebacker/defensive end at the University of Miami...Named to the NFL 75th
Anniversary All-Time team in 1994.