Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBEarl Morrall29710174 for 328, 2,621 yards, 24 td, 14 int, & 26 rushes for 105 yards and 1 tdSan Francisco 49ers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1956
FBDan Lewis2750133 rushes for 528 yards, 2 td, & 15 catches for 115 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 73rd pick / 1958
LHTom Watkins262097 rushes for 423 yards, 2 td, & 16 catches for 168 yards and 1 tdOakland Raiders / 8th / 57th pick / 1961, Cleveland Browns / 15th / 177th pick / 1960
RHTerry Barr*28601 rush for 9 yards, 0 td, & 66 catches for 1,086 yards and 13 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 36th pick / 1957
SEGail Cogdill*263048 catches for 945 yards, 10 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 63rd pick / 1960
TEJim Gibbons275032 catches for 412 yards, 1 tdCleveland Browns / 5th / 61st pick / 1958
LTDaryl Sanders22Rook14Detroit Lions / 1st / 12th pick / 1963, Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 32nd pick / 1963
LGJohn Gonzaga3070
CBob Whitlow27314
RGJohn Gordy*28601 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 24th pick / 1957
RTLucien Reeberg21Rook02 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 19th / 264th pick / 1963
Defensive Starters
LDEDarris McCord30801 interception, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 36th pick / 1955
LDTFloyd Peters2740Baltimore Colts / 8th / 93rd pick / 1958
RDTRoger Brown*+26301 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 42nd pick / 1960
RDESam Williams32400 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredLos Angeles Rams / 24th / 288th pick / 1956
LLBMax Messner2530Detroit Lions / 9th / 99th pick / 1960
MLBDennis Gaubatz23Rook01 interception, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 8th / 111th pick / 1963, Boston Patriots / 25th / 199th pick / 1963
RLBWayne Walker*27501 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 45th pick / 1958
LCBNight Train Lane351105 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
RCBDick LeBeau26405 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredCleveland Browns / 5th / 58th pick / 1959
LSBruce Maher26301 interception, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 15th / 173rd pick / 1959
RSYale Lary331102 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952
Special Teams Starters
KWayne Walker*27509 of 22 field goals & 29 of 29 extra pointsDetroit Lions / 4th / 45th pick / 1958
PYale Lary3311035 punts for a 48.9 average, 0 blockedDetroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952
PRTom Watkins262032 punt returns for a 12.5 average and 1 tdOakland Raiders / 8th / 57th pick / 1961, Cleveland Browns / 15th / 177th pick / 1960
KRTom Watkins262021 kick returns for a 21.3 average and 0 tdOakland Raiders / 8th / 57th pick / 1961, Cleveland Browns / 15th / 177th pick / 1960

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