Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBEric Hipple26316204 for 387, 2,577 yards, 12 td, 18 int, & 41 rushes for 171 yards and 3 tdDetroit Lions / 4th / 85th pick / 1980
RBBilly Sims28312220 rushes for 1,040 yards, 7 td, & 42 catches for 419 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 1st pick / 1980
FBJames Jones22Rook14135 rushes for 475 yards, 6 td, & 46 catches for 467 yards and 1 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 13th pick / 1983
WRMark Nichols2421129 catches for 437 yards, 1 td, & 1 rush for 13 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 16th pick / 1981
WRLeonard Thompson3181241 catches for 752 yards, 3 td, & 4 rushes for 72 yards and 1 tdDetroit Lions / 8th / 194th pick / 1975
TEUlysses Norris2641526 catches for 291 yards, 7 tdDetroit Lions / 4th / 88th pick / 1979
LTChris Dieterich253161 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 6th / 140th pick / 1980
LGHomer Elias285141 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 107th pick / 1978
CSteve Mott22Rook12Detroit Lions / 5th / 121st pick / 1983
RGDon Greco241121 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1981
RTKeith Dorney26412Detroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1979
Defensive Starters
LDECurtis Green262164.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 46th pick / 1981
LDTMike Dawson30771.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredSt. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 22nd pick / 1976
RDTDoug English*3081513.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 38th pick / 1975
RDEWilliam Gay2851513.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDenver Broncos / 2nd / 55th pick / 1978
LLBGarry Cobb264151.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDallas Cowboys / 9th / 247th pick / 1979
MLBKen Fantetti264161.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 37th pick / 1979
RLBJimmy Williams231161.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 15th pick / 1982
LCBBobby Watkins231160.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1982
RCBAl Latimer26480.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
SSAlvin Hall252160.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
FSWilliam Graham241140.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 5th / 127th pick / 1982
Special Teams Starters
KEddie Murray273025 of 32 field goals & 38 of 38 extra pointsDetroit Lions / 7th / 166th pick / 1980
PMike Black22Rook071 punts for a 41.0 average, 1 blockedDetroit Lions / 7th / 181st pick / 1983
PRKen Jenkins24Rook023 punt returns for a 10.0 average and 0 td
KRAlvin Hall2521623 kick returns for a 21.4 average and 0 td

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