Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QB Earl Morrall 29 7 10 174 for 328, 2,621 yards, 24 td, 14 int, & 26 rushes for 105 yards and 1 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1956
FB Dan Lewis 27 5 0 133 rushes for 528 yards, 2 td, & 15 catches for 115 yards and 0 td Detroit Lions / 6th / 73rd pick / 1958
LH Tom Watkins 26 2 0 97 rushes for 423 yards, 2 td, & 16 catches for 168 yards and 1 td Oakland Raiders / 8th / 57th pick / 1961
Cleveland Browns / 15th / 177th pick / 1960
RH Terry Barr* 28 6 0 1 rush for 9 yards, 0 td, & 66 catches for 1,086 yards and 13 td Detroit Lions / 3rd / 36th pick / 1957
SE Gail Cogdill* 26 3 0 48 catches for 945 yards, 10 td Detroit Lions / 6th / 63rd pick / 1960
TE Jim Gibbons 27 5 0 32 catches for 412 yards, 1 td Cleveland Browns / 5th / 61st pick / 1958
LT Daryl Sanders 22 Rook 14 Detroit Lions / 1st / 12th pick / 1963
Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 32nd pick / 1963
LG John Gonzaga 30 7 0
C Bob Whitlow 27 3 14
RG John Gordy* 28 6 0 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 24th pick / 1957
RT Lucien Reeberg 21 Rook 0 2 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 19th / 264th pick / 1963
Defensive Starters
LDE Darris McCord 30 8 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 3rd / 36th pick / 1955
LDT Floyd Peters 27 4 0 Baltimore Colts / 8th / 93rd pick / 1958
RDT Roger Brown*+ 26 3 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 4th / 42nd pick / 1960
RDE Sam Williams 32 4 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 24th / 288th pick / 1956
LLB Max Messner 25 3 0 Detroit Lions / 9th / 99th pick / 1960
MLB Dennis Gaubatz 23 Rook 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 8th / 111th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 25th / 199th pick / 1963
RLB Wayne Walker* 27 5 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 4th / 45th pick / 1958
LCB Night Train Lane 35 11 0 5 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
RCB Dick LeBeau 26 4 0 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 5th / 58th pick / 1959
LS Bruce Maher 26 3 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 15th / 173rd pick / 1959
RS Yale Lary 33 11 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952
Special Teams Starters
K Wayne Walker* 27 5 0 9 of 22 field goals & 29 of 29 extra points Detroit Lions / 4th / 45th pick / 1958
P Yale Lary 33 11 0 35 punts for a 48.9 average, 0 blocked Detroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952
PR Tom Watkins 26 2 0 32 punt returns for a 12.5 average and 1 td Oakland Raiders / 8th / 57th pick / 1961
Cleveland Browns / 15th / 177th pick / 1960
KR Tom Watkins 26 2 0 21 kick returns for a 21.3 average and 0 td Oakland Raiders / 8th / 57th pick / 1961
Cleveland Browns / 15th / 177th pick / 1960

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