1965 Detroit Lions Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 6-7-1
Finishing 6th in the NFL's West Division
Coach: Harry Gilmer (6-7-1)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1965 Detroit Lions Statistics
1965 Detroit Lions Results

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1965 season with a record of 6 wins and 7 losses and 1 ties, finishing sixth in the NFL's West Division. Harry Gilmer coached the team.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
41Terry BarrFLAugust 10, 19356'0"189MichiganGrand Rapids, MI USA77
76Roger BrownRDTMay 1, 19376'5"300Md-Eastern ShoreSurrey County, VA USA140
59Ernie ClarkLLBAugust 11, 19376'1"220Michigan St.Arcadia, FL USA144
89Gail CogdillSEApril 7, 19376'3"200Washington St.Worland, WY USA90
45Bobby FeltsHBJune 26, 19426'2"202Florida A&MMiami, FL USA70
54Ed FlanaganCFebruary 23, 19446'3"245PurdueSan Bernardino, CA USA1414
80Jim GibbonsTESeptember 26, 19366'2"220IowaChicago, IL USA137
79John GonzagaT-G-DE-DTMarch 6, 19336'3"247noneMartinez, CA USA100
75John GordyRGJune 17, 19356'3"248TennesseeNashville, TN USA140
74Larry HandDE-DTJuly 10, 19406'4"250Appalachian St.Paterson, NJ USA140
87John HendersonWR-FLMarch 21, 19436'3"195MichiganDayton, OH USA120
67Wally HilgenbergLLBSeptember 19, 19426'3"229IowaMarshalltown, IA USA133
43Jimmy HillDBJune 27, 19286'2"192Sam Houston St.Dallas, TX USA40
15George IzoQBSeptember 20, 19376'4"218Notre DameBarberton, OH USA63
71Alex KarrasLDTJuly 15, 19356'2"248IowaGary, IN USA140
62Ted KarrasLGJanuary 31, 19346'1"245IndianaGary, IN USA120
46Jim KearneyDBJanuary 21, 19436'2"206Prairie ViewWharton, TX USA70
83Ron KramerTEJune 24, 19356'3"234MichiganGirard, KS USA147
81Night Train LaneDB-EApril 16, 19276'1"194West. Nebraska CC-ScottsbluffAustin, TX USA70
44Dick LeBeauLCBSeptember 9, 19376'1"185Ohio St.London, OH USA140
32Joe LooneyHBOctober 10, 19426'1"230CameronSan Angelo, TX USA90
53Mike LucciLLBDecember 29, 19396'2"230PittsburghAmbridge, PA USA113
21Bruce MaherLSJuly 25, 19375'11"190Detroit MercyDetroit, MI USA140
31Amos MarshHB-FBMay 7, 19396'0"218Oregon St.Williams, AZ USA130
78Darris McCordLDEJanuary 4, 19336'4"250TennesseeDetroit, MI USA140
18Tom MyersQBAugust 13, 19436'1"188NorthwesternPiqua, OH USA10
35Tom NowatzkeFB-LBSeptember 30, 19426'3"230IndianaLa Porte, IN USA140
33Nick PietrosanteFBSeptember 10, 19376'2"225Notre DameAnsonia, CT USA146
16Milt PlumQBJanuary 20, 19356'1"205Penn St.Westville, NJ USA1411
47Wayne RasmussenRSJune 7, 19426'2"175South Dakota St.Chicago, IL USA140
82Jerry RushDTAugust 7, 19426'4"265Michigan St.Pontiac, MI USA110
70Daryl SandersLTApril 24, 19416'5"250Ohio St.Canton, OH USA1414
56Joe SchmidtMLBJanuary 19, 19326'1"220PittsburghPittsburgh, PA USA140
73Roger ShoalsRTDecember 13, 19386'4"260MarylandBaltimore, MD USA140
66Jim SimonG-TMarch 22, 19406'4"240Miami (FL)Pittsburgh, PA USA140
43Bobby SmithDBJuly 5, 19385'11"197UCLAPlain Dealing, LA USA60
25Pat StudstillFLJune 4, 19386'0"180HoustonShreveport, LA USA147
27Bobby ThompsonRCBMarch 30, 19395'11"188ArizonaMinden, LA USA110
48Tom VaughnDBFebruary 28, 19435'11"190Iowa St.Troy, OH USA140
55Wayne WalkerKSeptember 30, 19366'2"225IdahoBoise, ID USA140
23Tom WatkinsKROctober 23, 19376'0"195Iowa St.West Memphis, AR USA110
51Bob WhitlowCFebruary 15, 19366'2"236IndianaShelbyville, IN USA90
88Sam WilliamsRDEMarch 9, 19316'5"235Michigan St.Dansville, MI USA140