- Chuck Shonta
Chuck Shonta Date of birth August 29, 1937 Place of birth Detroit, Michigan Position(s) Defensive Back College Eastern Michigan Jersey Number 34 Career highlights AFL All-Star 1966 Honors Boston Patriots 1960s All-Decade Team Stats Statistics Teams 1960-1967 AFL Boston Patriots
Charles "Chuck" Shonta (born August 29, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan) is a former college and professional American football defensive back. He attended Eastern Michigan University and played football there. In 1960 he joined the Boston Patriots of the upstart American Football League. He played there for eight seasons and was a one-time AFL All-Star selection, and is a member of the Patriots All-1960s (AFL) Team.
Boston Patriots All-1960s TeamOffense: Parilli (QB) • Nance (RB) • Garron (RB) • Colclough (WR) • Graham (WR) • Whalen (TE) • Long (T) • Neville (T) • Neighbors (G) • St. Jean (G) • Morris (C)
Defense: Dee (DE) • Eisenhauer (DE) • Antwine (DT) • Hunt (DT) • Addison (OLB) • Philpott (OLB) • Buoniconti (MLB) • Shonta (CB) • Johnson (CB) • Webb (S) • Hall (S)
Special Teams: Garron (Ret.) • Cappelletti (PK) • Yewcic (P) • Webb (ST)
Boston Patriots 1960 Inaugural Season Roster
Tom Addison | Jack Atchason | Walter Beach | Phil Bennett | Bill Brown | Fred Bruney | Ron Burton | Gino Cappelletti | Dick Christy | Abe Cohen | Jim Colclough | Jim Crawford | Bobby Cross | Jake Crouthamel | Al Crow | Walt Cudzik | Bill Danenhauer | Jack Davis | Bob Dee | Jerry DeLucca | Tom Dimitroff | Tony Discenzo | Larry Garron | Jerry Green | Tom Greene | Art Hauser | Jim Lee Hunt | Harry Jacobs | Harry Jagielski | Joe Johnson | Bill Larson | Bob Lee | Charley Leo | Walt Livingston | Oscar Lofton | Mike Long | Don McComb | George McGee | Alan Miller | Ross O'Hanley | Al Richardson | Jack Rudolph | Tony Sardisco | Gerhard Schwedes | Chuck Shonta | Hal Smith | Bob Soltis | Butch Songin | Thomas Stephens | Bill Striegel | Clyde Washington | Billy Wells | Harvey White
Head Coach: Lou Saban
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