Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBJoe Namath*29713162 for 324, 2,816 yards, 19 td, 21 int, & 6 rushes for 8 yards and 0 tdNew York Jets / 1st / 1st pick / 1965, St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 12th pick / 1965
RBEmerson Boozer29610120 rushes for 549 yards, 11 td, & 11 catches for 142 yards and 3 tdNew York Jets / 6th / 46th pick / 1966, Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 98th pick / 1966
FBJohn Riggins23111207 rushes for 944 yards, 7 td, & 21 catches for 230 yards and 1 tdNew York Jets / 1st / 6th pick / 1971
WREddie Bell2621335 catches for 629 yards, 2 td, & 1 rush for -5 yards and 0 tdNew York Jets / 9th / 228th pick / 1970
WRDon Maynard37141429 catches for 510 yards, 2 tdNew York Giants / 9th / 109th pick / 1957
TERich Caster*2421339 catches for 833 yards, 10 td, & 2 rushes for 6 yards and 0 tdNew York Jets / 2nd / 46th pick / 1970
LTBob Svihus29714Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 19th pick / 1965, Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 53rd pick / 1965
LGRandy Rasmussen275142 fumbles recoveredNew York Jets / 12th / 302nd pick / 1967
CJohn Schmitt30814
RGDave Herman31813New York Giants / 8th / 110th pick / 1963, New York Jets / 27th / 211th pick / 1963
RTWinston Hill*31914Baltimore Colts / 11th / 145th pick / 1963
Defensive Starters
LDEGerry Philbin318140 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredNew York Jets / 3rd / 19th pick / 1964, Detroit Lions / 3rd / 33rd pick / 1964
LDTJohn Little25214New York Jets / 14th / 358th pick / 1970
RDTJohn Elliott28512New York Jets / 7th / 171st pick / 1967
RDEMark Lomas242120 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredNew York Jets / 8th / 202nd pick / 1970
LLBRalph Baker30872 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 38th pick / 1964, New York Jets / 6th / 43rd pick / 1964
MLBAl Atkinson297131 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredBuffalo Bills / 3rd / 24th pick / 1965, Baltimore Colts / 6th / 84th pick / 1965
RLBLarry Grantham3412100 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredBaltimore Colts / 15th / 178th pick / 1960
LCBSteve Tannen242107 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredNew York Jets / 1st / 20th pick / 1970
RCBEarlie Thomas272141 interception, 2 fumbles recoveredNew York Jets / 11th / 280th pick / 1970
SSGus Hollomon274121 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredDenver Broncos / 4th / 111th pick / 1968
FSChris Farasopoulos231112 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredNew York Jets / 3rd / 58th pick / 1971
Special Teams Starters
KBobby Howfield364027 of 37 field goals & 40 of 41 extra points
PSteve O'Neal263051 punts for a 39.3 average, 1 blockedNew York Jets / 13th / 338th pick / 1969
PRChris Farasopoulos2311117 punt returns for a 10.5 average and 1 tdNew York Jets / 3rd / 58th pick / 1971
KRChris Farasopoulos2311126 kick returns for a 24.1 average and 0 tdNew York Jets / 3rd / 58th pick / 1971

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