Gus Otto

Team
Oakland Raiders
Date Range
1965-1972
Position
Linebacker

Bio

  • Pro Bowl Selection
  • A fullback/linebacker for the Tigers from a 1962-64, Otto was team captain, all-Big Eight and honorable mention all-America as a senior.
  • He went on to stardom with the Oakland Raiders from 1965-72.
  • He was a starter his entire career, and played in the AFL All-Star Game in 1969.
  • Otto played in Super Bowl II, and was a member of Raider teams that won the AFL championship in 1967, and finished second in 1986, ’69 and ’70 (AFC).
  • A native of St. Louis, Otto was elected to Mizzou’s all-century team in 1990.