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october-9-1961

October 9, 1961

News

• After days of speculation, Wes Fry was named acting general manager following the resignation of Bud Hastings

Ed Walls, a team accountant, was named the new business manager

• Fry would continue to head up the player personnel department

• Co-owner Robert Osborne said recent rumors that the team would move to Portland were “completely unfounded”

• The coaching staff moved tackle Jim Brewington to the defensive line

Transactions

• The team activated tackle Cliff Roberts of Illinois off the taxi squad, taking Jon Jelacic’s place on the roster

AFL Standings

Eastern Division
New York 3 1 0
Boston 2 3 0
Buffalo 2 3 0
Houston 1 3 0
Western Division
San Diego 5 0 0
Dallas 3 1 0
Oakland 1 3 0
Denver 1 4 0

Coaching Staff

Marty FeldmanHead coach
George DicksonDefensive backfield
Tommy KalmanirOffensive backfield
Bob MaddockOffensive line

Roster

Name Pos Ht Wt School
Doug Asad TE 6'3“ 200 Northwestern
Al Bansavage LB 6'2” 230 USC
Alex Bravo DB 6'1“ 190 Cal Poly-SLO
Jim Brewington DT 6'6” 280 North Carolina-Central
Jerry Burch WR 6'1“ 190 Georgia Tech
Joe Cannavino CB 5'11” 185 Ohio State
Bob Coolbaugh WR 6'3“ 200 Richmond
Wayne Crow FB 6'0” 205 California
Clem Daniels HB 6'1“ 215 North Texas State
Bob Dougherty LB 6'1” 235 Kentucky
Gary Finneran DE 6'3“ 235 USC
George Fleming WR 5'11” 185 Washington
Tom Flores QB 6'1“ 190 Pacific
Charley Fuller HB 5'11” 175 San Francisco State
Bob Garner CB 5'10“ 180 Fresno State
Glen Hakes G 6'2” 235 New Mexico
Charlie Hardy WR 6'0“ 180 San Jose State
John Harris DB 6'1” 195 Santa Monica CC
Wayne Hawkins G 5'11“ 235 Pacific
Jon Jelacic DE 6'3” 245 Minnesota
Walt Kowalczyk FB 6'0“ 215 Michigan State
Tom Louderback LB 6'2” 235 San Jose State
Alan Miller FB 6'0“ 195 Boston College
Riley Morris LB 6'2” 220 Florida A&M
Jim Otto C 6'2“ 225 Miami (FL)
Nick Papac QB 5'11” 190 Fresno State
Volney Peters DT 6'4“ 240 USC
Charley Powell DE 6'2” 225 San Diego HS
Harrison Rece C 6'3“ 235 Trinity
Cliff Roberts T 6'3” 260 Illinois
Herb Roedel G 6'3“ 230 Marquette
Ron Sabal T 6'3” 200 Purdue
Hal Smith DT 6'5“ 250 UCLA
Willie Smith G 6'2” 265 Michigan
Jack Stone T 6'2“ 245 Oregon
Tony Teresa HB 5'10” 185 San Jose State
Herm Urenda WR 5'10“ 180 Pacific
Bob Voight DT 6'5” 265 Los Angeles State
Fred Williamson CB 6'3“ 210 Northwestern

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