Dave Costa

David Joseph Costa
Born: October 27, 1941
Yonkers, NY USA
Deceased: May 20, 2013
Position: DT-DE
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 250
College: Utah
High School: Saunders Trades and Technical (Yonkers, NY)
Career: 1963-1975
Drafted: 1963 in Round 3, #29 overall by the Los Angeles Rams
Drafted: 1963 in Round 7, #49 overall (AFL) by the Oakland Raiders

Dave Costa played from 1963 to 1975 during his career with the Buffalo Bills, Denver Broncos, Memphis Southmen, Oakland Raiders, Portland Thunder and San Diego Chargers. Costa accounted for 2 points in his professional career.

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Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1966AFL Buffalo Bills100.00

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1967AFL Denver Broncos02000
1968AFL Denver Broncos02000
1970NFL Denver Broncos03500
1971NFL Denver Broncos03000
1973NFL San Diego Chargers01000
1974NFL Buffalo Bills02300

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1972NFL San Diego Chargers00012

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1963AFLOakland Raiders140
1964AFLOakland Raiders140
1965AFLOakland Raiders140
1966AFLBuffalo Bills140
1967AFLDenver Broncos140
1968AFLDenver Broncos1414
1969AFLDenver Broncos1414
1970NFLDenver Broncos1414
1971NFLDenver Broncos1414
1972NFLSan Diego Chargers140
1973NFLSan Diego Chargers1414
1974NFLBuffalo Bills140
1975WFLMemphis Southmen
1975WFLPortland Thunder8


1966 - AFL Newspaper Enterprise Association All-AFL (2nd Team)
1967 - AFL Associated Press All-AFL (2nd Team)
1967 - AFL Newspaper Enterprise Association All-AFL (2nd Team)
1967 - AFL New York Daily News All-AFL (2nd Team)
1967 - AFL United Press International All-AFL (2nd Team)
1968 - AFL Newspaper Enterprise Association All-AFL (2nd Team)
1968 - AFL The Sporting News All-Conference (2nd Team)
1969 - AFL The Sporting News All-AFL (2nd Team)
1969 - AFL United Press International All-AFL (2nd Team)