Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBMilt Plum29711154 for 287, 2,241 yards, 18 td, 15 int, & 12 rushes for 28 yards and 1 tdCleveland Browns / 2nd / 17th pick / 1957
FBNick Pietrosante27514147 rushes for 536 yards, 4 td, & 19 catches for 152 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1959
LHTom Watkins273080 rushes for 218 yards, 1 td, & 10 catches for 125 yards and 1 tdOakland Raiders / 8th / 57th pick / 1961
Cleveland Browns / 15th / 177th pick / 1960
RHTerry Barr*29702 rushes for 31 yards, 0 td, & 57 catches for 1,030 yards and 9 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 36th pick / 1957
SEGail Cogdill274045 catches for 665 yards, 2 td, & 1 rush for -4 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 63rd pick / 1960
TEJim Gibbons*286045 catches for 605 yards, 8 tdCleveland Browns / 5th / 61st pick / 1958
LTDaryl Sanders23114Detroit Lions / 1st / 12th pick / 1963
Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 32nd pick / 1963
LGJohn Gonzaga31801 fumble recovered
CBob Whitlow2840
RGJohn Gordy*29701 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 24th pick / 1957
RTJ.D. Smith28501 fumble recoveredPhiladelphia Eagles / 2nd / 15th pick / 1959
Defensive Starters
LDEDarris McCord31900 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 36th pick / 1955
LDTAlex Karras29602 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1958
RDTRoger Brown*2740Detroit Lions / 4th / 42nd pick / 1960
RDESam Williams33500 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredLos Angeles Rams / 24th / 288th pick / 1956
LLBErnie Clark27100 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 13th / 180th pick / 1963
MLBDennis Gaubatz24101 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 8th / 111th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 25th / 199th pick / 1963
RLBWayne Walker*28601 interception, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 45th pick / 1958
LCBDick LeBeau*27505 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredCleveland Browns / 5th / 58th pick / 1959
RCBBobby Thompson25Rook03 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 38th pick / 1962
Dallas Texans / 12th / 91st pick / 1962
LSBruce Maher27402 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 15th / 173rd pick / 1959
RSYale Lary*341206 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952
Special Teams Starters
KWayne Walker*286014 of 25 field goals & 32 of 34 extra pointsDetroit Lions / 4th / 45th pick / 1958
PYale Lary*3412067 punts for a 46.3 average, 0 blockedDetroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952
PRPat Studstill263017 punt returns for a 8.1 average and 0 td
KRPat Studstill263029 kick returns for a 24.4 average and 0 td

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