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Pos Age Yrs From To AP1 PB St CarAV G Cmp Att Yds TD Lng Int Sk Yds Att Yds TD Lng Rec Yds TD Lng Tkl Int Sk BirthDate
Mel Agee DE-DT 39 5 1991 1995 0 0 0 8 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 103 2.5 11/22/1968
Carl Allen RB-DB 88 1 1948 1948 0 0 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 0 9 0 0 0 0 2 6/25/1920
Lou Allen T 83 2 1950 1951 0 0 2 0 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7/12/1924
Plato Andros G-T-DG 86 4 1947 1950 0 0 2 0 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11/28/1921
John Atwood HB-WB-DB 85 1 1948 1948 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 6 0 9 10 141 1 54 1 1/27/1923
Butch Avinger FB 79 1 1953 1953 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 6 0 5 2 8 0 4 12/15/1928
Coy Bacon DE-DT 66 14 1968 1981 0 3 12 67 180 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8/30/1942
Charles Barnard E 93 1 1938 1938 0 1 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 33 0 33 3/3/1915
Sammy Baugh QB-TB 94 16 1937 1952 4 6 22 0 165 1693 2995 21886 187 86 203 324 325 9 41 1 0 0 0 31 3/17/1914
Ed Beatty C-LB 76 7 1955 1961 0 0 4 10 80 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4/6/1932
Pete Berezney T 84 2 1947 1948 0 0 0 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11/14/1923
Leroy Bolden HB 76 2 1958 1959 0 0 0 0 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 66 0 15 0 0 0 0 8/24/1932
Billy Bookout DB 76 2 1955 1956 0 0 2 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6/1/1932
Bill Bowman FB 76 3 1954 1957 0 0 1 0 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 144 557 3 61 50 429 3 66 9/22/1931
Bernard Buzyniski LB 70 1 1960 1960 0 0 0 4 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5/3/1938
Ivan Caesar LB 41 1 1991 1991 0 0 0 2 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1/7/1967
Don Carothers E 74 1 1960 1960 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 25 0 20 5/13/1934
Pete Case G 67 9 1962 1970 0 0 6 40 117 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 16 0 0 0 0 12/27/1940
Tim Casey LB 63 1 1969 1969 0 0 0 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2/29/1944
Tom Catlin LB-C 76 5 1953 1959 0 0 2 0 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 9/8/1931
George Chesser RB-P 66 2 1966 1967 0 0 0 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 77 0 19 1 4 0 4 9/11/1942
Thurlow Cooper TE-DE 74 3 1960 1962 0 0 3 5 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 36 491 8 38 3/18/1933
Frank Cornish C-G 40 6 1990 1995 0 0 1 12 69 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9/24/1967
Larry Coutre HB 80 2 1950 1953 0 0 1 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 63 322 1 53 18 202 2 77 4/11/1928
Norm Cox QB-TB 82 2 1946 1947 0 0 0 0 5 1 2 9 0 9 0 2 9 0 12 0 0 0 0 9/22/1925
Joe Crowley E-DB 88 2 1944 1945 0 0 1 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 0 10 14 291 3 67 2 4/6/1919
Milt Davis DB 79 4 1957 1960 1 0 4 6 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 5/31/1929
Wayne Davis DB 44 6 1985 1990 0 0 0 10 73 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1.0 6/17/1963
Mike Dawson DT-NT-DE 54 9 1976 1984 0 0 7 35 113 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5.5 10/16/1953
Eagle Day QB 75 2 1959 1960 0 0 1 3 16 15 32 194 0 27 2 6 28 0 18 0 0 0 0 10/2/1932
Al DeMao C-LB 87 9 1945 1953 0 0 6 0 97 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 4 8 2/29/1920
Buddy Dial SE-FL 71 8 1959 1966 0 2 5 50 98 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 14 0 15 261 5436 44 88 1/17/1937
Babe Dimancheff HB 86 7 1945 1952 0 0 1 0 63 0 0 0 0 0 0 207 802 5 77 61 1086 10 80 2 9/6/1922
Jim Dooley B-E-FL-TE 77 8 1952 1961 0 0 6 5 81 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 211 3172 16 72 5 2/8/1930
Al Drulis B 87 3 1945 1947 0 0 1 0 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 49 0 13 6 49 0 17 8/30/1921
Mike Dukes LB 72 6 1960 1965 0 0 4 36 81 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 3/16/1936
Lenvil Elliott RB 57 9 1973 1981 0 0 0 28 101 1 1 17 0 17 0 0 0 440 1900 8 32 159 1484 10 45 9/2/1951
Roger Ellis LB-C 70 4 1960 1963 0 0 1 12 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2/1/1938
Leo Elter FB-HB 78 7 1953 1959 0 1 1 0 73 0 0 0 0 0 0 371 1380 9 48 46 556 2 70 10/21/1929
Dick Enderle G 60 8 1969 1976 0 0 4 33 96 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11/6/1947
Charles Evans RB 41 8 1993 2000 0 0 3 10 98 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 156 498 4 13 110 766 2 27 4/16/1967
Dick Evans E 90 4 1940 1943 0 0 0 0 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 145 0 30 5/31/1917
Ray Evans G-T 84 2 1949 1950 0 0 0 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1/10/1924
Hal Faverty LB-DE-C 80 1 1952 1952 0 0 1 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9/26/1927
Mitch Frerotte G 43 4 1987 1992 0 0 0 6 58 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 2 2 3/30/1965
Bob Gambold QB 79 1 1953 1953 0 0 0 0 3 6 14 107 0 41 2 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2/5/1929
Billy Gay DB 80 1 1951 1951 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11/12/1927
Jonathan Goddard DE 27 1 2005 2005 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5/11/1981
Sonny Grandelius HB 79 1 1953 1953 0 0 1 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 108 278 1 31 15 80 0 26 4/16/1929
John Grimsley LB 45 9 1984 1993 0 1 7 38 133 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2.0 2/25/1962
Jerry Groom MG-DT-C-LB 78 5 1951 1955 0 1 3 0 58 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8/15/1929
By Haines HB 93 1 1937 1937 0 0 0 0 5 1 6 14 0 14 1 24 29 0 0 2 17 0 0 11/30/1914
Dave Hanner DT 78 13 1952 1964 0 2 10 30 160 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5/22/1930
Buddy Hardaway T 53 1 1978 1978 0 0 0 4 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12/12/1954
Darrell Harper HB-K 69 1 1960 1960 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 6/18/1938
Sherrill Headrick LB 71 9 1960 1968 3 4 9 71 116 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 3/13/1937
George Hekkers T 84 4 1946 1949 0 0 1 0 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2/18/1923
Gene Hickerson G 73 15 1958 1973 3 6 13 86 202 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2/15/1935
Jim Higgins T-G 66 1 1966 1966 0 0 0 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1/20/1942
Wally Hilgenberg LB-G 66 15 1964 1979 0 0 9 75 199 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 9/19/1942
Ernie Holmes DT-NT 59 7 1972 1978 0 0 4 38 84 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7/11/1948
Mike Holovak FB-LB 88 3 1946 1948 0 0 0 0 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 136 720 6 52 13 155 0 60 1 9/19/1919
Bob Howard DB 63 13 1967 1979 0 0 10 52 169 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 37 11/19/1944
Val Jansante E-DE 88 6 1946 1951 0 0 5 0 68 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 155 2356 14 66 9/27/1920
Bob Jeter DB-WR 71 11 1963 1973 1 2 6 55 139 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 25 0 23 26 5/9/1937
Gene Jones LB 71 1 1961 1961 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10/18/1936
Tyrone Jones LB 46 1 1988 1988 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8/3/1961
George Karamatic FB-DB 91 1 1938 1938 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 185 0 0 4 99 1 39 2/22/1917
Johnny Karras HB 80 1 1952 1952 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 42 0 17 5 63 1 29 1/29/1928
Karl Kassulke DB 67 10 1963 1972 0 1 10 63 131 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 3/20/1941
Terrence Kiel DB 27 4 2003 2006 0 0 3 20 59 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 216 4 2.0 11/24/1980
J.D. Kimmel DT 79 3 1955 1958 0 0 3 0 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9/30/1929
Mike Klotovich WB 90 1 1945 1945 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 26 0 15 1 7 0 7 8/15/1917
Gene Knutson DE 75 2 1954 1956 0 0 0 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11/10/1932
Matt Kofler QB 49 4 1982 1985 0 0 0 3 41 91 202 1156 7 70 11 33 254 20 159 1 23 0 0 0 0 8/30/1959
Ken Konz DB 79 7 1953 1959 0 1 6 0 84 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 9/25/1928
Joe Krol HB 89 1 1945 1945 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2/20/1919
John Kuzman T 92 3 1941 1947 0 0 1 0 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6/29/1915
Odell Lawson RB 59 4 1970 1974 0 0 0 2 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 70 130 0 15 13 108 0 19 12/20/1948
Earl Leggett DT-DE 75 11 1957 1968 0 0 5 39 132 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3/5/1933
Reggie Lewis DE 54 3 1982 1984 0 0 0 5 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 11.5 1/20/1954
Bobby Luna DB 74 2 1955 1959 0 0 3 0 24 1 1 55 0 55 0 3 3 0 10 0 0 0 0 5 3/25/1933
Bill Lund HB 83 2 1946 1947 0 0 0 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 37 177 2 0 10 174 3 0 3 10/27/1924
Dick Lynch DB 72 9 1958 1966 1 1 8 46 109 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 37 4/29/1936
Joe Magliolo LB 85 1 1948 1948 0 0 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 10/17/1922
Ray Mallouf QB-TB 89 5 1941 1949 0 0 6 0 48 159 325 2504 20 80 16 66 139 1 18 0 0 0 0 2 7/11/1918
Bap Manzini C 87 3 1944 1948 0 0 1 0 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8/27/1920
Bob Margarita HB 87 3 1944 1946 0 0 2 0 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 204 960 7 47 38 524 2 47 9 11/3/1920
Jack Martin C 85 3 1947 1949 0 0 1 0 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4/10/1922
Charlie McGibbony TB 92 1 1944 1944 0 0 0 0 7 18 48 262 1 65 10 26 81 0 27 0 0 0 0 1 10/23/1915
Tom McHale G 45 9 1987 1995 0 0 3 18 87 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2/25/1963
Mike Mergen T-DT 79 1 1952 1952 0 0 1 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2/13/1929
Jack Mildren DB 58 3 1972 1974 0 0 2 13 42 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 22 0 10 0 0 0 0 3 10/10/1949
Clark Miller DE 70 9 1962 1970 0 0 7 36 97 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8/11/1938
Chris Mims DE-DT 38 8 1992 1999 0 0 4 32 104 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 192 42.0 9/29/1970
Gene Mitcham E 76 1 1958 1958 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 39 1 20 5/18/1932
Joe Morgan T 80 1 1949 1949 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 10/23/1928
Bob Morris HB 83 1 1947 1947 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3/9/1925
Jack Norris E 99 1 1932 1932 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5/18/1909
Buzz Nutter C-LB 77 12 1954 1965 0 1 10 33 153 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2/16/1931
Mike Patrick P 55 4 1975 1978 0 0 3 6 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -16 0 0 0 0 0 0 9/6/1952
Bob Pellegrini LB-G 73 9 1956 1965 0 0 7 26 107 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 11/13/1934
Pete Perini FB-LB 80 2 1954 1955 0 0 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 11 0 4 6 59 0 20 2/10/1928
Floyd Peters DT 72 12 1959 1970 0 3 10 53 145 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5/21/1936
Ed Pine LB 68 4 1962 1965 0 0 2 17 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7/13/1940
Ray Poole DE-E 86 6 1947 1952 0 1 10 0 71 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 83 1164 8 61 3 4/15/1921
Al Postus TB-DB 87 1 1945 1945 0 0 0 0 2 2 5 73 0 52 1 2 4 0 12 0 0 0 0 9/21/1920
Cotton Price TB-DB-QB 90 4 1940 1946 0 1 0 0 35 94 225 1314 8 63 24 97 174 2 14 3 23 0 6 1 5/31/1918
John Rauch QB-DB 80 3 1949 1951 0 0 0 0 27 70 170 959 8 82 9 12 84 1 17 0 0 0 0 2 8/20/1927
Herb Rich DB 79 7 1950 1956 0 0 6 0 64 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0 5 0 0 0 0 29 10/7/1928
Perry Richards E 74 6 1957 1962 0 0 0 3 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 39 558 4 43 1/14/1934
Nick Sacrinty QB 83 1 1947 1947 0 0 0 0 11 15 48 299 5 44 3 4 4 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 6/10/1924
Ralph Sazio T 86 1 1948 1948 0 0 1 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 7/22/1922
Herm Schneidman BB-QB 95 6 1935 1940 0 0 1 0 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 37 0 0 7 119 2 46 1 11/22/1912
Otto Schnellbacher DB-E 84 4 1948 1951 1 2 2 0 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 83 0 11 34 4/15/1923
Rick Schulte G-T 44 1 1987 1987 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11/24/1963
Jack Scott DT 72 2 1960 1961 0 0 0 6 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4/12/1936
Herb Siegert G-LB 84 3 1949 1951 0 0 3 0 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1/10/1924
Steve Slivinski G-LB 91 5 1939 1943 0 1 3 0 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8/23/1917
Gerald Small DB 52 7 1978 1984 0 0 5 40 104 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 8/10/1956
Jerry Stautberg G-LB 79 1 1951 1951 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4/6/1929
Bob Stefik E 84 1 1948 1948 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10/8/1923
Eli Strand G 64 2 1966 1967 0 0 0 4 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2/11/1943
Ed Sutton HB-DB 73 4 1957 1960 0 0 3 1 45 5 15 146 1 51 0 282 1109 9 44 14 237 1 26 1 3/16/1935
Andy Tomasic TB-DB 88 2 1942 1946 0 0 0 0 15 15 66 227 0 41 6 60 214 0 34 1 27 0 27 2 12/10/1919
Orville Trask DT 73 3 1960 1962 0 0 3 19 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 12/3/1934
Harry Ulinski C 83 6 1950 1956 0 1 3 0 72 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4/4/1925
Gene Upshaw G 63 15 1967 1981 5 7 14 109 217 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8/15/1945
Milt Vucinich C 88 1 1945 1945 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11/1/1920
Hal Wantland DB 63 1 1966 1966 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7/9/1944
Vic Washington RB-DB-WR 62 6 1971 1976 0 1 4 31 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 588 2208 16 42 130 1090 5 40 3/23/1946
Joe Wendryhoski C 70 5 1964 1968 0 0 2 16 59 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3/1/1938
Hogan Wharton G 72 4 1960 1963 0 0 4 21 56 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12/13/1935
Curtis Whitley C 39 6 1992 1997 0 0 2 14 72 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5/10/1969
Dwight White DE 58 10 1971 1980 0 2 8 60 126 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 7/30/1949
Brooks Williams TE 53 6 1978 1983 0 0 1 3 78 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 37 455 2 56 12/7/1954
Vinnie Yablonski FB-LB 84 4 1948 1951 0 0 1 0 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 124 460 1 47 15 127 0 31 3/4/1923
Willie Young T 60 3 1971 1973 0 0 1 8 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11/12/1947
Jerry Zawadzkas TE 62 1 1967 1967 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1/3/1946