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 Lewis2530110 rushes for 451 yards, 4 td, & 8 catches for 118 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 73rd pick / 1958
RHTerry Barr26406 rushes for -8 yards, 0 td, & 40 catches for 630 yards and 6 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 36th pick / 1957
SEGail Cogdill241045 catches for 956 yards, 6 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 63rd pick / 1960
TEJim Gibbons*253045 catches for 566 yards, 1 tdCleveland Browns / 5th / 61st pick / 1958
LTJohn Gonzaga2850
LGHarley Sewell30801 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 13th pick / 1953
CBob Scholtz24101 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 McCord28601 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 36th pick / 1955
LDTAlex Karras*+26300 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1958
RDTRoger Brown24101 interception, 3 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 42nd pick / 1960
RDEBill Glass26300 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 12th pick / 1957
LLBCarl Brettschneider30500 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
MLBJoe Schmidt*+29804 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 7th / 85th pick / 1953
RLBWayne Walker25302 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 45th pick / 1958
LCBNight Train Lane*+33906 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RCBBruce Maher24101 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 15th / 173rd pick / 1959
LSGary Lowe27505 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredWashington Redskins / 5th / 59th pick / 1956
RSYale Lary*31906 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952
Special Teams Starters
KJim Martin*3711015 of 30 field goals & 25 of 26 extra pointsCleveland Browns / 2nd / 26th pick / 1950
PYale Lary*319052 punts for a 48.4 average, 0 blockedDetroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952
PRHoward Cassady275016 punt returns for a 9.9 average and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 3rd pick / 1956
KRJim Steffen252019 kick returns for a 22.9 average and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 13th / 149th pick / 1959

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