Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBTrent Dilfer24216267 for 482, 2,859 yards, 12 td, 19 int, & 32 rushes for 124 yards and 0 tdTampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 6th pick / 1994
RBErrict Rhett2627176 rushes for 539 yards, 3 td, & 4 catches for 11 yards and 1 tdTampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1994
FBMike Alstott23Rook1696 rushes for 377 yards, 3 td, & 65 catches for 557 yards and 3 tdTampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 35th pick / 1996
WRCourtney Hawkins2741646 catches for 544 yards, 1 td, & 1 rush for -13 yards and 0 tdTampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 44th pick / 1992
WRRobb Thomas307833 catches for 427 yards, 2 tdKansas City Chiefs / 6th / 143rd pick / 1989
TEJackie Harris2861230 catches for 349 yards, 1 tdGreen Bay Packers / 4th / 102nd pick / 1990
LTPaul Gruber31813Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 4th pick / 1988
LGJim Pyne25111Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 200th pick / 1994
CTony Mayberry296161 fumble recoveredTampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 108th pick / 1990
RGIan Beckles29613Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 114th pick / 1990
RTDoug Riesenberg31910New York Giants / 6th / 168th pick / 1987
Defensive Starters
LDEChidi Ahanotu263135.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredTampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 145th pick / 1993
LDTBrad Culpepper274131.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 10th / 264th pick / 1992
RDTWarren Sapp241149.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredTampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 12th pick / 1995
RDERegan Upshaw21Rook164.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredTampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 12th pick / 1996
LLBLonnie Marts285137.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
MLBHardy Nickerson*319163.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 122nd pick / 1987
RLBDerrick Brooks231160.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredTampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 28th pick / 1995
LCBMartin Mayhew317161.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredBuffalo Bills / 10th / 262nd pick / 1988
RCBDonnie Abraham23Rook120.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredTampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 71st pick / 1996
SSJohn Lynch253141.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredTampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1993
FSMelvin Johnson241160.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredTampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1995
Special Teams Starters
KMichael Husted263025 of 32 field goals & 18 of 19 extra points
PTommy Barnhardt339070 punts for a 43.1 average, 1 blockedTampa Bay Buccaneers / 9th / 223rd pick / 1986
PRNilo Silvan23Rook014 punt returns for a 8.1 average and 0 tdTampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 180th pick / 1996
KRNilo Silvan23Rook028 kick returns for a 22.4 average and 0 tdTampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 180th pick / 1996

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