Dave Casper's Career Capsule

Full Name: David John Casper

Birthdate: February 2, 1952

Birthplace: Bemidji, Minnesota

High School: St. Edward (Elgin, IL); Chilton (WI)

Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame: February 2, 2002

Enshrined into Pro Football Hall of Fame: August 3, 2002

Presenter: John Madden, former Oakland Raiders coach

Other Members of Class of 2002: George Allen, Dan Hampton, Jim Kelly, John Stallworth

Pro Career: 11 Seasons, 147 games

Drafted: 2nd round (45th player overall) in 1974 by Oakland Raiders

Transactions: October 14, 1980 – Casper was traded from the Oakland Raiders to the Houston Oilers in exchange for No. 1 draft pick (1981 – Ted Watts – DB – 21st Overall), No. 2 draft pick (1981 - Howie Long – DE – 48th overall), and No. 2 draft pick (1982 – Jack Squirek – LB – 35th overall). | September 20, 1983 – Casper was traded, along with quarterback Archie Manning, from the Houston Oilers to the Minnesota Vikings in exchange for No. 2 draft pick (1984 – traded to Dallas Cowboys) and No. 4 (1984 – Patrick Allen - DB - 100th overall)

Uniform Number: 87 (with Raiders and Oilers): 44 (with Vikings)
 



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