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Minnesota Vikings

1962 Minnesota Vikings Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 2-11
Finished 6th in the NFL's West Division

Coach: Norm Van Brocklin (2-11-1)

1962 Minnesota Vikings Roster
1962 Minnesota Vikings Game-by-Game Results

The Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League ended the 1962 season with a record of 2 wins and 11 losses, finishing sixth in the NFL's West Division. Norm Van Brocklin coached the team.


Passing:

PlayerAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
Fran Tarkenton32916349.525957.9226.7257.689 66.9
John McCormick18738.91045.800.0527.853 19.0
Tommy Mason100.000.000.01100.00.0
Totals34817048.926997.8226.3318.989 00
Opponents39721453.931237.9297.3256.3

Rushing:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Tommy Mason1677404.471 2
Fran Tarkenton413618.831 2
Doug Mayberry742743.717 1
Hugh McElhenny502004.027 0
Mel Triplett521603.118 2
Bill Brown341033.015 0
Bobby Reed6223.711 0
John McCormick242.00
Totals42618644.471 7
Opponents46319784.320

Receiving:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Jerry Reichow3956114.441 3
Tommy Mason3660316.874 6
Oscar Donahue1628517.853 1
Hugh McElhenny1619111.941 0
Charley Ferguson1436426.089 6
Steve Stonebreaker1222718.956 1
Doug Mayberry111009.121 1
Bill Brown1012412.429 1
Gordie Smith713819.740 1
Bobby Reed4379.337 1
Tom Adams35117.032 0
Mel Triplett23015.027 1
Fran Tarkenton-120.0 0
Totals170269915.989 22
Opponents21431237.929

Kicking:

PlayerXPAXPMXP %FGAFGMFG %Pts.
Jim Christopherson2828100.0201155.061
Mike Mercer33100.050.03
Totals3131100.0251144.064
Opponents525198.1301550.096

Punting:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.Long
John McCormick46179539.053
Mike Mercer1982743.577
Totals65262240.377
Opponents52225243.3

Punt Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Bill Butler1216914.146 0
Bobby Reed9829.119 0
Tommy Mason6528.716 0
Hugh McElhenny5438.614 0
Ed Sharockman11616.016 0
Tom Franckhauser11212.012 0
Totals3437411.046 0
Opponents320.0 0

Kick Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Bill Butler2658822.645 0
Bobby Reed1333725.940 0
Tommy Mason1230125.142 0
Hugh McElhenny716022.940 0
Ed Sharockman37123.747 0
Jim Prestel22914.517 0
Larry Bowie273.50
Bob Denton11717.017 0
Steve Stonebreaker11212.012 0
Totals67152222.747 0
Opponents52114922.1 0

Interceptions:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Ed Sharockman69215.332 0
Bill Butler58016.039 1
Tom Franckhauser4276.824 0
Dean Derby400.00
Charlie Sumner34615.332 0
Jim Christopherson13232.032 0
Rip Hawkins133.00
Chuck Lamson100.00
Totals2528011.239 1
Opponents31nan 

Defense and Fumbles:

TacklesFumblesKicks
PlayerTackleSoloAssistTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
Grady Alderman01000
Bill Brown1100
Bill Butler03370
Bob Denton01000
Paul Dickson01000
Tom Franckhauser002000
Rip Hawkins01000
Jerry Huth01000
Chuck Lamson002000
Cliff Livingston02000
Jim Marshall02000
Tommy Mason9300
Doug Mayberry5100
John McCormick10000
Hugh McElhenny31000
Clancy Osborne02000
Jim Prestel11000
Mike Rabold01000
Bobby Reed3000
Jerry Reichow1000
Ed Sharockman0228810
Gordie Smith0100
Charlie Sumner001000
Fran Tarkenton5200
Mick Tingelhoff01000
Mel Triplett2000
Totals0000000373295100
Opponents3018

Total Scoring:

TouchdownsOtherTotal
PlayerRushRecPuntKickIntFumOtherFGXP2 PtSafPoints
Jim Leo012
Rip Hawkins0012
Bill Brown0106
Bobby Reed010006
Fran Tarkenton20012
Steve Stonebreaker1006
Gordie Smith106
Ed Sharockman000106
Jerry Reichow3018
Doug Mayberry11012
Mike Mercer033
Bill Butler00106
Tommy Mason2600048
Charley Ferguson6036
Oscar Donahue106
Jim Christopherson00112861
Mel Triplett21018
Totals72200110113102254
Opponents20290015511410