Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QB Cotton Davidson* 30 7 12 151 for 330, 2,445 yards, 17 td, 23 int, & 21 rushes for 123 yards and 1 td Baltimore Colts / 1st / 5th pick / 1954
HB Abner Haynes* 24 1 0 179 rushes for 841 yards, 9 td, & 34 catches for 558 yards and 3 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 55th pick / 1960
FB Frank Jackson 22 Rook 0 65 rushes for 386 yards, 3 td, & 13 catches for 171 yards and 2 td Dallas Texans / 19th / 150th pick / 1961
FL Johnny Robinson 23 1 0 35 catches for 601 yards, 5 td, & 52 rushes for 200 yards and 2 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 3rd pick / 1960
SE Chris Burford* 23 1 0 51 catches for 850 yards, 5 td, & 1 rush for -13 yards and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 9th / 105th pick / 1960
TE Max Boydston 29 6 0 12 catches for 167 yards, 1 td Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1955
LT Charley Diamond 25 1 0
LG Sid Fournet 29 6 0 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 20th pick / 1955
C Jon Gilliam* 23 Rook 14 Green Bay Packers / 14th / 161st pick / 1960
RG Billy Krisher* 26 3 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 32nd pick / 1958
RT Jerry Cornelison 25 1 0 Cleveland Browns / 16th / 192nd pick / 1958
Defensive Starters
LDE Paul Miller 31 7 0 Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 64th pick / 1953
LDT Paul Rochester* 23 1 0
RDT Ray Collins 34 11 0 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 37th pick / 1950
RDE Mel Branch* 24 1 0 San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 118th pick / 1960
LLB E.J. Holub* 23 Rook 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Dallas Texans / 1st / 6th pick / 1961
Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 16th pick / 1961
MLB Sherrill Headrick*+ 24 1 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RLB Smokey Stover 23 1 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
LCB Duane Wood 24 1 0 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RCB Dave Grayson 22 Rook 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
LS Doyle Nix 28 6 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 18th / 209th pick / 1955
RS Dave Webster*+ 24 1 0 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
Special Teams Starters
K Jack Spikes 24 1 0 4 of 13 field goals & 10 of 14 extra points Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 6th pick / 1960
P Cotton Davidson* 30 7 12 62 punts for a 40.0 average, 1 blocked Baltimore Colts / 1st / 5th pick / 1954
PR Abner Haynes* 24 1 0 19 punt returns for a 10.3 average and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 55th pick / 1960
KR Frank Jackson 22 Rook 0 24 kick returns for a 26.9 average and 0 td Dallas Texans / 19th / 150th pick / 1961

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