Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBDan Pastorini23112144 for 299, 1,711 yards, 7 td, 12 int, & 38 rushes for 205 yards and 2 tdHouston Oilers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1971
RBPaul Robinson284786 rushes for 355 yards, 3 td, & 14 catches for 112 yards and 0 tdCincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1968
FBFred Willis251792 rushes for 334 yards, 0 td, & 36 catches for 251 yards and 2 tdCincinnati Bengals / 4th / 93rd pick / 1971
WRKen Burrough2421126 catches for 521 yards, 4 tdNew Orleans Saints / 1st / 10th pick / 1970
WRCharlie Joiner253616 catches for 306 yards, 2 td, & 2 rushes for 12 yards and 0 tdHouston Oilers / 4th / 93rd pick / 1969
TEAlvin Reed2851319 catches for 251 yards, 0 td
LTTom Funchess28414Boston Patriots / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1968
LGTom Regner285121 fumble recoveredHouston Oilers / 1st / 23rd pick / 1967
CCalvin Hunt252102 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 11th / 261st pick / 1970
RGRon Saul24212Houston Oilers / 5th / 110th pick / 1970
RTLevert Carr28314
Defensive Starters
LDEPat Holmes326130 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredPhiladelphia Eagles / 3rd / 40th pick / 1962
LDTMike Tilleman28614Minnesota Vikings / 12th / 163rd pick / 1965
RDTLee Brooks252100 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredHouston Oilers / 2nd / 31st pick / 1970
RDEElvin Bethea*264140 interceptions, 5 fumbles recoveredHouston Oilers / 3rd / 77th pick / 1968
LLBFloyd Rice23113Houston Oilers / 9th / 212th pick / 1971
MLBRon Pritchard2536Houston Oilers / 1st / 15th pick / 1969
RLBPhil Croyle2517Houston Oilers / 7th / 159th pick / 1971
LCBWillie Alexander231111 interception, 2 fumbles recoveredHouston Oilers / 6th / 134th pick / 1971
RCBBenny Johnson242101 interception, 2 fumbles recoveredHouston Oilers / 6th / 144th pick / 1970
SSKen Houston*285140 interceptions, 4 fumbles recoveredHouston Oilers / 9th / 214th pick / 1967
FSJohn Charles285112 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredBoston Patriots / 1st / 21st pick / 1967
Special Teams Starters
KSkip Butler251012 of 19 field goals & 15 of 16 extra pointsGreen Bay Packers / 4th / 96th pick / 1970
PDan Pastorini2311282 punts for a 41.2 average, 1 blockedHouston Oilers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1971
PRKen Houston*2851425 punt returns for a 5.9 average and 0 tdHouston Oilers / 9th / 214th pick / 1967
KRWillie Rodgers23Rook317 kick returns for a 19.7 average and 0 tdHouston Oilers / 12th / 290th pick / 1972

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