Don Oakes
Date of birth: (1938-07-22) July 22, 1938 (age 81)
Place of birth: Roanoke, Virginia
Career information
Position(s): Tackle
College: Virginia Tech
AFL Draft: 1961 / Round: 21 / Pick: 162
NFL Draft: 1961 / Round: 3 / Pick: 42
 As player:
NFL Philadelphia Eagles
AFL Boston Patriots
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 1
Honors: AFL All-Star, 1967
Playing stats at

Donald Sherman Oakes (born July 22, 1938) is a former American collegiate and professional football player who played offensive tackle. He played collegiately for Virginia Tech. Professionally, he played two seasons for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles and six seasons for the American Football League's Boston Patriots. After retiring from professional football, Oakes became a high school coach in his hometown of Roanoke.

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