Gene Upshaw's Career Capsule


Full Name: Eugene Thurman Upshaw, Jr.

Birthdate: August 15, 1945

Birthplace: Robstown, Texas

Died: August 20, 2008

High School: Robstown (TX)

Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame: January 24, 1987

Presenter: Al Davis, Raiders owner

Other Members of Class of 1987: Larry Csonka, Len Dawson, Joe Greene, John Henry Johnson, Jim Langer, Don Maynard

Pro Career: 15 seasons, 217 games

Drafted: 1st round (17th player overall) in 1967 draft by Oakland Raiders