Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBFran Tarkenton37169155 for 258, 1,734 yards, 9 td, 14 int, & 15 rushes for 6 yards and 0 tdMinnesota Vikings / 3rd / 29th pick / 1961, Boston Patriots / 5th / 34th pick / 1961
RBChuck Foreman*27414270 rushes for 1,112 yards, 6 td, & 38 catches for 308 yards and 3 tdMinnesota Vikings / 1st / 12th pick / 1973
FBBrent McClanahan2641495 rushes for 324 yards, 1 td, & 34 catches for 276 yards and 2 tdMinnesota Vikings / 5th / 118th pick / 1973
WRAhmad Rashad2851451 catches for 681 yards, 2 tdSt. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 4th pick / 1972
WRSammy White*2311441 catches for 760 yards, 9 tdMinnesota Vikings / 2nd / 54th pick / 1976
TEStu Voigt2971420 catches for 212 yards, 1 tdMinnesota Vikings / 10th / 260th pick / 1970
LTSteve Riley253141 fumble recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 1st / 25th pick / 1974
LGCharles Goodrum274141 fumble recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 9th / 232nd pick / 1972
CMick Tingelhoff3715141 fumble recovered
RGEd White*3088Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 39th pick / 1969
RTRon Yary*31914Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 1st pick / 1968
Defensive Starters
LDECarl Eller351314Buffalo Bills / 1st / 5th pick / 1964, Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 6th pick / 1964
LDTDoug Sutherland29714New Orleans Saints / 14th / 348th pick / 1970
RDTAlan Page3210140 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 1st / 15th pick / 1967
RDEJim Marshall401714Cleveland Browns / 4th / 44th pick / 1960
LLBMatt Blair*273131 interception, 2 fumbles recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 2nd / 51st pick / 1974
MLBJeff Siemon*275131 interception, 2 fumbles recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 1st / 10th pick / 1972
RLBFred McNeill253141 interception, 1 fumble recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 1st / 17th pick / 1974
LCBNate Wright308143 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RCBBobby Bryant339144 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 7th / 167th pick / 1967
SSJeff Wright286141 interception, 2 fumbles recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 15th / 388th pick / 1971
FSPaul Krause3513142 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredWashington Redskins / 2nd / 18th pick / 1964, Denver Broncos / 12th / 89th pick / 1964
Special Teams Starters
KFred Cox391408 of 17 field goals & 25 of 29 extra pointsCleveland Browns / 8th / 110th pick / 1961, New York Titans / 28th / 221st pick / 1961
PNeil Clabo252083 punts for a 39.8 average, 0 blockedMinnesota Vikings / 10th / 258th pick / 1975
PRManfred Moore273047 punt returns for a 5.9 average and 0 tdSan Francisco 49ers / 9th / 216th pick / 1974
KRManfred Moore273024 kick returns for a 21.8 average and 0 tdSan Francisco 49ers / 9th / 216th pick / 1974

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