In Henderson, Nevada, the Raiders organization is built on a strong foundation of Commitment to Excellence, both on and off the field. The Raiders Alumni, the heart and soul of the Raiders family, continue to make the organization proud with their unwavering dedication to the community, the team, and each other. They carry forward the legacy, tradition, and brotherhood of the Raiders, forever embodying the mantra, “Once a Raider, Always a Raider.”
To celebrate the everlasting bond of the Raiders Alumni, the Las Vegas Raiders hosted an exciting event called the “Alumni Reunion.” This three-day gathering, taking place from Saturday to Monday, will bring together around 300 Raiders Alumni from all across the country. The festivities kick off with a private celebration on Saturday evening at an exclusive location in Las Vegas, where these esteemed former players and their guests will be welcomed with open arms.
On Sunday, the Raiders Alumni will gather at the Wynn Field Club inside Allegiant Stadium to witness the Raiders’ preseason opener against the San Francisco 49ers in 2023. During a special halftime ceremony, these revered former players will be recognized for their contributions to the team. It will be a moment of pride and gratitude for their enduring commitment to the Raiders.
The Alumni Reunion will also provide an opportunity for Raiders Alumni from every decade of the team’s existence to come together. Not only that, but players who have been part of the Silver and Black’s five Super Bowl appearances will also be in attendance. Moreover, the event will feature at least one player representing teams from all 62 seasons, spanning from 1960 to 2021. It will be a gathering of legends, a testament to the rich history of the Raiders organization.
The “Alumni Reunion” is a tribute to the everlasting connection and camaraderie among the Raiders Alumni. It is a testament to their unwavering dedication and the mark they have left on the Raiders organization. As they come together in Las Vegas, they will celebrate their shared history, their passion for the game, and the everlasting motto that unites them all: “Once a Raider, Always a Raider.”
- 1960s-2020sPlayers from every decade are represented at Alumni Weekend
- 1960-2021At least one player is represented from teams for 62 straight seasons
- 10Hall of Famers in attendance—Marcus Allen, Fred Biletnikoff, Tim Brown, Tom Flores, Mike Haynes, Ted Hendricks, James Lofton, Jim Otto, Charles Woodson, Rod Woodson
- 86Oldest—Carmen Cavalli
- 29Youngest Erik Magnuson
- 1960Earliest team— Jim Otto, Tom Flores, Carmen Cavalli, Wayne Crow
- 2021Latest team— Richie Incognito
- 7Members of 1967 AFL Championship team in attendance—Fred Biletnikoff, Jim Otto, Gus Otto, Dan Archer, Estes Banks, Pete Banaszak, Ken Herock
- 14Members of 1976 Raiders Super Bowl XI team in attendance—George Atkinson, Pete Banaszak, Ted Hendricks, Charles Phillips, Art Thoms, Phil Villapiano, Mark van Eeghen, Fred Biletnikoff, Monte Johnson, Henry Lawrence, Mike Rae, Mike Siani, Morris Bradshaw, Dave Rowe
- 26Members of 1980 Raiders Super Bowl XV team in attendance—Jim Plunkett, Kenny King, Mark van Eeghen, Raymond Chester, Henry Lawrence, Reggie Kinlaw, Ted Hendricks, Matt Millen, Randy McClanahan, Rod Martin, Lester Hayes, Monte Johnson, Malcolm Barnwell, Leo Gray, Jeff Barnes, Morris Bradshaw, Mario Celotto, Willie Jones, Rich Martini, Ira Matthews, Odis McKinney, Charles Phillips, Derrick Ramsey, Keith Moody, Dave Browning, Head Coach Tom Flores
- 22Members of 1983 Raiders Super Bowl XVIII team in attendance—Jeff Barnes, Malcolm Barnwell, Darryl Byrd, Frank Hawkins, Lester Hayes, Ted Hendricks, Kenny King, Reggie Kinlaw, Rod Martin, Derrick Ramsey, Jim Plunkett, Marcus Allen, Henry Lawrence, Matt Millen, Mike Haynes, Odis McKinney, Dokie Williams, Mike Dotterer, Curt Marsh, Greg Townsend, Theodore Watts, Head Coach Tom Flores
- 62Total amount of Super Bowl rings won playing for the Raiders