Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBSteve Grogan26416206 for 423, 3,286 yards, 28 td, 20 int, & 64 rushes for 368 yards and 2 tdNew England Patriots / 5th / 116th pick / 1975
RBHorace Ivory2529143 rushes for 522 yards, 1 td, & 23 catches for 216 yards and 2 tdNew England Patriots / 2nd / 44th pick / 1977
FBSam Cunningham29612159 rushes for 563 yards, 5 td, & 29 catches for 236 yards and 0 tdNew England Patriots / 1st / 11th pick / 1973
WRHarold Jackson33111645 catches for 1,013 yards, 7 td, & 3 rushes for 12 yards and 0 tdLos Angeles Rams / 12th / 323rd pick / 1968
WRStanley Morgan*2421644 catches for 1,002 yards, 12 td, & 7 rushes for 39 yards and 0 tdNew England Patriots / 1st / 25th pick / 1977
TERuss Francis2641239 catches for 557 yards, 5 tdNew England Patriots / 1st / 16th pick / 1975
LTDwight Wheeler24110New England Patriots / 4th / 102nd pick / 1978
LGJohn Hannah*+286161 fumble recoveredNew England Patriots / 1st / 4th pick / 1973
CBill Lenkaitis3311161 fumble recoveredSan Diego Chargers / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1968
RGSam Adams31713
RTShelby Jordan274131 fumble recoveredHouston Oilers / 7th / 157th pick / 1973
Defensive Starters
LDEMel Lunsford296160 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredOakland Raiders / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1972
NTRay Hamilton28616New England Patriots / 14th / 342nd pick / 1973
RDERichard Bishop293140 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredCincinnati Bengals / 5th / 127th pick / 1974
LOLBMike Hawkins241142 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredNew England Patriots / 7th / 188th pick / 1978
LILBSteve Nelson285151 interception, 1 fumble recoveredNew England Patriots / 2nd / 34th pick / 1974
RILBSam Hunt285150 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredNew England Patriots / 15th / 374th pick / 1974
ROLBRod Shoate264141 interception, 1 fumble recoveredNew England Patriots / 2nd / 41st pick / 1975
LCBRaymond Clayborn242165 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredNew England Patriots / 1st / 16th pick / 1977
RCBMike Haynes*263153 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredNew England Patriots / 1st / 5th pick / 1976
SSDoug Beaudoin25371 interception, 2 fumbles recoveredNew England Patriots / 9th / 243rd pick / 1976
FSTim Fox263162 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredNew England Patriots / 1st / 21st pick / 1976
Special Teams Starters
KJohn Smith305023 of 33 field goals & 46 of 49 extra points
PEddie Hare22Rook083 punts for a 36.6 average, 1 blockedNew England Patriots / 4th / 106th pick / 1979
PRStanley Morgan*2421629 punt returns for a 10.0 average and 1 tdNew England Patriots / 1st / 25th pick / 1977
KRAllan Clark22Rook037 kick returns for a 22.1 average and 0 tdNew England Patriots / 10th / 271st pick / 1979

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