Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBJim Ninowski2538117 for 247, 1,921 yards, 7 td, 18 int, & 33 rushes for 238 yards and 5 tdCleveland Browns / 4th / 49th pick / 1958
FBNick Pietrosante*24214201 rushes for 841 yards, 5 td, & 26 catches for 315 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1959
LHDan Lewis253110 rushes for 451 yards, 4 td, & 8 catches for 118 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 73rd pick / 1958
RHTerry Barr2646 rushes for -8 yards, 0 td, & 40 catches for 630 yards and 6 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 36th pick / 1957
SEGail Cogdill24145 catches for 956 yards, 6 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 63rd pick / 1960
TEJim Gibbons*25345 catches for 566 yards, 1 tdCleveland Browns / 5th / 61st pick / 1958
LTJohn Gonzaga2850
LGHarley Sewell3081 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 13th pick / 1953
CBob Scholtz2411 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 27th pick / 1960
RGJohn Gordy2640Detroit Lions / 2nd / 24th pick / 1957
RTDan LaRose22Rook0Boston Patriots / 3rd / 18th pick / 1961, Detroit Lions / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1961
Defensive Starters
LDEDarris McCord2861 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 36th pick / 1955
LDTAlex Karras*+2630 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1958
RDTRoger Brown2411 interception, 3 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 42nd pick / 1960
RDEBill Glass2630 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 12th pick / 1957
LLBCarl Brettschneider3050 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
MLBJoe Schmidt*+2984 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 7th / 86th pick / 1953
RLBWayne Walker2532 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 45th pick / 1958
LCBNight Train Lane*+3396 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RCBBruce Maher2411 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 15th / 173rd pick / 1959
LSGary Lowe2755 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredWashington Redskins / 5th / 59th pick / 1956
RSYale Lary*3196 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952
Special Teams Starters
KJim Martin*371115 of 30 field goals & 25 of 26 extra pointsCleveland Browns / 2nd / 26th pick / 1950
PYale Lary*31952 punts for a 48.4 average, 0 blockedDetroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952
PRHoward Cassady27516 punt returns for a 9.9 average and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 3rd pick / 1956
KRJim Steffen25219 kick returns for a 22.9 average and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 13th / 149th pick / 1959

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