Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBFran Tarkenton331214169 for 274, 2,113 yards, 15 td, 7 int, & 41 rushes for 202 yards and 1 tdMinnesota Vikings / 3rd / 29th pick / 1961, Boston Patriots / 5th / 34th pick / 1961
RBOscar Reed2958100 rushes for 401 yards, 3 td, & 19 catches for 122 yards and 0 tdMinnesota Vikings / 7th / 167th pick / 1968
FBChuck Foreman*23Rook10182 rushes for 801 yards, 4 td, & 37 catches for 362 yards and 2 tdMinnesota Vikings / 1st / 12th pick / 1973
WRCarroll Dale35131214 catches for 192 yards, 0 tdLos Angeles Rams / 8th / 86th pick / 1960
WRJohn Gilliam*2861442 catches for 907 yards, 8 td, & 5 rushes for 71 yards and 1 tdNew Orleans Saints / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1967
TEStu Voigt2531323 catches for 318 yards, 2 td, & 1 rush for 2 yards and 0 tdMinnesota Vikings / 10th / 260th pick / 1970
LTGrady Alderman351314Detroit Lions / 10th / 111th pick / 1960
LGEd White264141 fumble recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 2nd / 39th pick / 1969
CMick Tingelhoff3311141 fumble recovered
RGMilt Sunde3197Minnesota Vikings / 20th / 271st pick / 1964
RTRon Yary*+27514Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 1st pick / 1968
Defensive Starters
LDECarl Eller*+319140 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredBuffalo Bills / 1st / 5th pick / 1964, Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 6th pick / 1964
LDTGary Larsen339120 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredLos Angeles Rams / 10th / 133rd pick / 1964
RDTAlan Page*+286140 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 1st / 15th pick / 1967
RDEJim Marshall3613140 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredCleveland Browns / 4th / 44th pick / 1960
LLBRoy Winston3311130 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredSan Diego Chargers / 6th / 42nd pick / 1962, Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 45th pick / 1962
MLBJeff Siemon*231142 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 1st / 10th pick / 1972
RLBWally Hilgenberg319121 interception, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 48th pick / 1964, Denver Broncos / 8th / 57th pick / 1964
LCBNate Wright264143 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
RCBBobby Bryant295147 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 7th / 167th pick / 1967
SSJeff Wright242143 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 15th / 388th pick / 1971
FSPaul Krause*319144 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredWashington Redskins / 2nd / 18th pick / 1964, Denver Broncos / 12th / 89th pick / 1964
Special Teams Starters
KFred Cox3510021 of 35 field goals & 33 of 33 extra pointsCleveland Browns / 8th / 110th pick / 1961, New York Titans / 28th / 221st pick / 1961
PMike Eischeid337066 punts for a 39.8 average, 0 blocked
PRBobby Bryant2951425 punt returns for a 5.6 average and 0 tdMinnesota Vikings / 7th / 167th pick / 1967
KRBrent McClanahan22Rook016 kick returns for a 25.6 average and 0 tdMinnesota Vikings / 5th / 118th pick / 1973

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