Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBFran Tarkenton381716345 for 572, 3,468 yards, 25 td, 32 int, & 24 rushes for -6 yards and 1 tdMinnesota Vikings / 3rd / 29th pick / 1961
Boston Patriots / 5th / 34th pick / 1961
RBRickey Young25316134 rushes for 417 yards, 1 td, & 88 catches for 704 yards and 5 tdSan Diego Chargers / 7th / 164th pick / 1975
FBChuck Foreman28514237 rushes for 749 yards, 5 td, & 61 catches for 396 yards and 2 tdMinnesota Vikings / 1st / 12th pick / 1973
WRAhmad Rashad*2961666 catches for 769 yards, 8 tdSt. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 4th pick / 1972
WRSammy White2421653 catches for 741 yards, 9 td, & 5 rushes for 30 yards and 0 tdMinnesota Vikings / 2nd / 54th pick / 1976
TEBob Tucker3381647 catches for 540 yards, 0 td
LTFrank Myers22Rook11Baltimore Colts / 5th / 117th pick / 1978
LGCharles Goodrum285161 fumble recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 9th / 232nd pick / 1972
CMick Tingelhoff381616
RGWes Hamilton25215Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 85th pick / 1976
RTRon Yary321016Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 1st pick / 1968
Defensive Starters
LDEMark Mullaney25390 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 1st / 25th pick / 1975
LDTDoug Sutherland30816New Orleans Saints / 14th / 348th pick / 1970
RDTJames White252100 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 1st / 25th pick / 1976
RDEJim Marshall4118160 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredCleveland Browns / 4th / 44th pick / 1960
LLBMatt Blair*284163 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 2nd / 51st pick / 1974
MLBJeff Siemon28616Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 10th pick / 1972
RLBFred McNeill264152 interceptions, 6 fumbles recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 1st / 17th pick / 1974
LCBNate Wright319165 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RCBBobby Bryant3410167 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 7th / 167th pick / 1967
SSPhil Wise297162 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredNew York Jets / 6th / 136th pick / 1971
FSTom Hannon231142 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1977
Special Teams Starters
KRick Danmeier261012 of 19 field goals & 36 of 37 extra points
PGreg Coleman241051 punts for a 39.0 average, 1 blockedCincinnati Bengals / 14th / 398th pick / 1976
PRKevin Miller23Rook048 punt returns for a 5.0 average and 0 td
KRKevin Miller23Rook040 kick returns for a 21.4 average and 0 td

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