Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBGifford Nielsen295790 for 175, 1,125 yards, 5 td, 8 int, & 8 rushes for 43 yards and 0 tdHouston Oilers / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1978
RBEarl Campbell*28514322 rushes for 1,301 yards, 12 td, & 19 catches for 216 yards and 0 tdHouston Oilers / 1st / 1st pick / 1978
FBLarry Moriarty25Rook765 rushes for 321 yards, 3 td, & 4 catches for 32 yards and 0 tdHouston Oilers / 5th / 114th pick / 1983
WRMike Renfro285723 catches for 316 yards, 2 td, & 1 rush for 3 yards and 0 tdHouston Oilers / 4th / 98th pick / 1978
WRTim Smith2631683 catches for 1,176 yards, 6 td, & 2 rushes for 16 yards and 0 tdHouston Oilers / 3rd / 79th pick / 1980
TEChris Dressel22Rook1432 catches for 316 yards, 4 td, & 1 rush for 3 yards and 0 tdHouston Oilers / 3rd / 69th pick / 1983
LTDoug France308131 fumble recoveredLos Angeles Rams / 1st / 20th pick / 1975
LGMike Munchak23116Houston Oilers / 1st / 8th pick / 1982
CDavid Carter30616Houston Oilers / 6th / 165th pick / 1977
RGBruce Matthews22Rook15Houston Oilers / 1st / 9th pick / 1983
RTHarvey Salem22Rook16Houston Oilers / 2nd / 30th pick / 1983
Defensive Starters
LDEBob Hamm24Rook123.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
NTBrian Sochia22Rook102.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RDEJesse Baker264165.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredHouston Oilers / 2nd / 50th pick / 1979
LOLBAvon Riley252160.5 sacks, 1 interception, 3 fumbles recoveredHouston Oilers / 9th / 243rd pick / 1981
LILBGregg Bingham3210160.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recoveredHouston Oilers / 4th / 79th pick / 1973
RILBRobert Abraham231131.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredHouston Oilers / 3rd / 77th pick / 1982
ROLBRobert Brazile308162.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredHouston Oilers / 1st / 6th pick / 1975
LCBSteve Brown23Rook100.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredHouston Oilers / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1983
RCBWillie Tullis252160.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredHouston Oilers / 8th / 217th pick / 1981
SSKeith Bostic22Rook123.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredHouston Oilers / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1983
FSCarter Hartwig274161.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredHouston Oilers / 8th / 214th pick / 1979
Special Teams Starters
KFlorian Kempf271017 of 21 field goals & 33 of 34 extra points
PJohn James3411079 punts for a 39.7 average, 1 blocked
PRCarl Roaches303020 punt returns for a 8.0 average and 0 tdTampa Bay Buccaneers / 14th / 377th pick / 1976
KRCarl Roaches303034 kick returns for a 18.9 average and 1 tdTampa Bay Buccaneers / 14th / 377th pick / 1976

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