Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBMilt Plum30811143 for 308, 1,710 yards, 12 td, 19 int, & 21 rushes for 37 yards and 3 tdCleveland Browns / 2nd / 17th pick / 1957
HBJoe Don Looney2310114 rushes for 356 yards, 5 td, & 12 catches for 109 yards and 1 tdNew York Giants / 1st / 12th pick / 1964, Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 44th pick / 1964
FBNick Pietrosante2866107 rushes for 374 yards, 1 td, & 18 catches for 163 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1959
FLTerry Barr308724 catches for 433 yards, 3 td, & 1 rush for -12 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 36th pick / 1957
SEGail Cogdill285020 catches for 247 yards, 0 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 63rd pick / 1960
TEJim Gibbons297712 catches for 111 yards, 2 tdCleveland Browns / 5th / 61st pick / 1958
LTDaryl Sanders242144 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 12th pick / 1963, Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 32nd pick / 1963
LGTed Karras3170
CEd Flanagan21Rook14Detroit Lions / 5th / 64th pick / 1965
RGJohn Gordy*30801 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 24th pick / 1957
RTRoger Shoals2720Dallas Texans / 34th / 267th pick / 1962, Cleveland Browns / 16th / 223rd pick / 1961
Defensive Starters
LDEDarris McCord321000 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 36th pick / 1955
LDTAlex Karras*+3070Detroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1958
RDTRoger Brown*28500 interceptions, 4 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 42nd pick / 1960
RDESam Williams34600 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredLos Angeles Rams / 24th / 288th pick / 1956
LLBErnie Clark28241 interception, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 13th / 180th pick / 1963
MLBJoe Schmidt331204 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 7th / 85th pick / 1953
RLBWayne Walker*+29702 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 45th pick / 1958
LCBDick LeBeau*28607 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredCleveland Browns / 5th / 58th pick / 1959
RCBBobby Thompson26102 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 38th pick / 1962, Dallas Texans / 12th / 91st pick / 1962
LSBruce Maher28504 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 15th / 173rd pick / 1959
RSWayne Rasmussen23105 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 9th / 117th pick / 1964
Special Teams Starters
KWayne Walker*+29708 of 22 field goals & 33 of 33 extra pointsDetroit Lions / 4th / 45th pick / 1958
PPat Studstill*274778 punts for a 42.8 average, 0 blocked
PRTom Watkins284023 punt returns for a 10.2 average and 0 tdOakland Raiders / 8th / 57th pick / 1961, Cleveland Browns / 15th / 177th pick / 1960
KRTom Watkins284017 kick returns for a 34.4 average and 0 tdOakland Raiders / 8th / 57th pick / 1961, Cleveland Browns / 15th / 177th pick / 1960

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