Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBMilt Plum29711154 for 287, 2,241 yards, 18 td, 15 int, & 12 rushes for 28 yards and 1 tdCleveland Browns / 2nd / 17th pick / 1957
HBDan Lewis2867122 rushes for 463 yards, 1 td, & 11 catches for 129 yards and 1 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 73rd pick / 1958
HBTom Watkins273780 rushes for 218 yards, 1 td, & 10 catches for 125 yards and 1 tdOakland Raiders / 8th / 58th pick / 1961, Cleveland Browns / 15th / 177th pick / 1960
FBNick Pietrosante27514147 rushes for 536 yards, 4 td, & 19 catches for 152 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1959
FLTerry Barr*2971457 catches for 1,030 yards, 9 td, & 2 rushes for 31 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 36th pick / 1957
TEJim Gibbons *2861445 catches for 605 yards, 8 tdCleveland Browns / 5th / 61st pick / 1958
LEGail Cogdill 2741145 catches for 665 yards, 2 td, & 1 rush for -4 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 63rd pick / 1960
LTDaryl Sanders 23114Detroit Lions / 1st / 12th pick / 1963, Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 32nd pick / 1963
LGJohn Gonzaga318141 fumble recovered
CBob Whitlow28410
RGJohn Gordy*297141 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 24th pick / 1957
RTJ.D. Smith28571 fumble recoveredPhiladelphia Eagles / 2nd / 15th pick / 1959
Defensive Starters
LDEDarris McCord319140 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 36th pick / 1955
LDTAlex Karras296142 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1958
RDTRoger Brown*27414Detroit Lions / 4th / 42nd pick / 1960
RDESam Williams335130 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredLos Angeles Rams / 24th / 288th pick / 1956
LLBErnie Clark27180 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 13th / 180th pick / 1963
MLBJoe Schmidt321180 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 7th / 86th pick / 1953
RLBWayne Walker *286141 interception, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 45th pick / 1958
LCBBobby Thompson25Rook123 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 38th pick / 1962, Dallas Texans / 12th / 91st pick / 1962
RCBDick LeBeau*275135 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredCleveland Browns / 5th / 58th pick / 1959
LSBruce Maher27492 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 15th / 173rd pick / 1959
RSYale Lary*3412146 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952

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