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Dave Whitsell

David Andrew Whitsell

Position: DB
Height: 6-0    Weight: 189 lbs.

Born: June 14, 1936 in Shelby, MI
Died: October 7, 1999 in Kenner, LA
High School: Shelby
College: Indiana   (school history)    (Whitsell college stats)
Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 24th round (289th overall) of the 1958 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 54 (1161st overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Other SR Links: College Football at Sports-Reference.com

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 18, 2014 8:25PM
All-Time Rank: #1197. Eddie LeBaron… #1198. Tyrone Braxton… #1199. Charlie Weaver… #1200. DAVE WHITSELL… #1201. Darrell Jackson… #1202. Phillip Daniels… #1203. Bob Toneff… 

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty AV
1958 22 DET 23 12 1 29 0 29 0 0 1 1 0 0
1959 23 DET 23 12
1960 24 DET 23 11 3
1961 25 CHI RCB 23 14 6 123 0 52 0 7
1962 26 CHI RCB 23 14 5 45 0 26 0 7
1963 27 CHI RCB 23 14 6 61 1 39 0 0 1 1 21 0 9
1964 28 CHI RCB 23 14 2 57 0 41 0 0 1 3 0 0 5
1965 29 CHI RCB 23 14 4 67 1 32 0 0 0 2 13 0 7
1966 30 CHI RCB 23 14 3 44 0 21 0 8
1967* 31 NOR LCB 23 14 10 178 2 41 0 9
1968 32 NOR RS 23 14 6 44 0 32 0 0 0 2 6 0 7
1969 33 NOR RS 23 14 3 14 0 11 0 4
Career 161 46 662 4 52 0 0 3 9 40 0 66
6 yrs CHI 84 0 26 397 2 52 0 0 2 6 34 0 43
3 yrs DET 35 0 1 29 0 29 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
3 yrs NOR 42 0 19 236 2 41 0 0 0 2 6 0 20

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1958 22 DET 23 12 3 63 0 23 21.0 63
1968 32 NOR RS 23 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 -1
Career 161 4 63 0 23 15.8 68
3 yrs DET 35 0 3 63 0 23 21.0 63
3 yrs NOR 42 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 -1

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1963 27 CHI RCB 23 14 1 -8 0 -8 -8.0 -0.6 0.1 -8 0 1
1964 28 CHI RCB 23 14 1 14 0 14 14.0 1.0 0.1 14 0 1
1968 32 NOR RS 23 14 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 -0.1 0.1 -1 0 0
Career 161 3 5 0 14 1.7 0.0 0.0 5 0 3
6 yrs CHI 84 0 2 6 0 14 3.0 0.1 0.0 6 0 2
3 yrs NOR 42 0 1 -1 0 0 -1.0 0.0 0.0 -1 0 0

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1963 27 CHI RCB 23 14 1 1 6
1965 29 CHI RCB 23 14 1 1 6
1967* 31 NOR LCB 23 14 2 2 12
1968 32 NOR RS 23 14 1 1 6
Career 161 4 1 5 30
6 yrs CHI 84 0 2 2 12
3 yrs NOR 42 0 2 1 3 18
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4 Matt Stevens, Terry Ray, John Lynch, Eddie Lewis, Bob Hohn, Conrad Hamilton, Bobby Futrell, Ross Fichtner, Ron Fellows, Evan Cooper
5 Norb Hecker, Damon Moore, Mike Johnson, Gary Lowe, Dick LeBeau*, Jeff Fuller, Skip Thomas, Jim Kearney, Corey Harris, Al Gross
6 Mario Edwards, Junior Wren, Norb Hecker, Ken Reaves, Jim Welch, John Turner, Lee Flowers, Skip Thomas, Jim Kearney, Jerry Holmes
7 Jim Kearney, Benny Barnes, Terry Jackson, Bobby Freeman, Dennis Thurman, Ken Schroy, Johnnie Johnson, Jerry Holmes, Russell Gary, Willie Teal
8 Dwayne Woodruff, Ken Hamlin, Todd Bowles, Don Bishop, Junior Wren, Benny Barnes, Bruce McNorton, Toi Cook, Eric Thomas, Jim Steffen
9 Patrick Hunter, Sheldon Brown, Dwayne Woodruff, Dwayne Harper, Mario Clark, Johnny Sample, Nemiah Wilson, Johnnie Poe, John Outlaw, Marlon McCree
10 Terry Schmidt, Jim Kearney, Steve Freeman, Johnny Sample, J.C. Caroline, Tom Hannon, Perry Williams, Tyrone Poole, Terrell Buckley, Don Griffin
11 Terry Schmidt, Victor Green, Perry Williams, Johnny Sample, Jim Kearney, Dick Alban, Steve Freeman, Bennie McRae, Brock Marion, Don Griffin
12 Perry Williams, Ryan McNeil, Jerry Holmes, Terrell Buckley, Charles Romes, Dwayne Harper, Mark Murphy, Brig Owens, Brock Marion, Don Griffin
Career Don Griffin, Perry Williams, Ryan McNeil, Jerry Holmes, Terrell Buckley, Charles Romes, Greg Jackson, Mark Murphy, Dwayne Harper, Mike Harden

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams