Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBJim Ninowski2538117 for 247, 1,921 yards, 7 td, 18 int, & 33 rushes for 238 yards and 5 tdCleveland Browns / 4th / 49th pick / 1958
HBDan Lewis25310110 rushes for 451 yards, 4 td, & 8 catches for 118 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 73rd pick / 1958
FBNick Pietrosante*24214201 rushes for 841 yards, 5 td, & 26 catches for 315 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1959
FLTerry Barr2641440 catches for 630 yards, 6 td, & 6 rushes for -8 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 36th pick / 1957
LEGail Cogdill 2411445 catches for 956 yards, 6 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 63rd pick / 1960
LTJohn Gonzaga28511
LGHarley Sewell308141 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 13th pick / 1953
CBob Scholtz241141 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 27th pick / 1960
RGJohn Gordy26412Detroit Lions / 2nd / 24th pick / 1957
RTDan LaRose 22Rook10Boston Patriots / 3rd / 19th pick / 1961, Detroit Lions / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1961
REJim Gibbons *2531345 catches for 566 yards, 1 tdCleveland Browns / 5th / 61st pick / 1958
Defensive Starters
LDEDarris McCord286141 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 36th pick / 1955
LDTAlex Karras*+263140 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1958
RDTRoger Brown241141 interception, 3 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 42nd pick / 1960
RDEBill Glass263140 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 12th pick / 1957
LLBCarl Brettschneider305120 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
MLBJoe Schmidt*+298144 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 7th / 86th pick / 1953
RLBWayne Walker 253142 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 45th pick / 1958
LCBNight Train Lane*+339126 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RCBDick LeBeau242103 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredCleveland Browns / 5th / 58th pick / 1959
LSGary Lowe275145 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredWashington Redskins / 5th / 59th pick / 1956
RSYale Lary*319146 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952

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