Dave Whitsell

David Andrew Whitsell
Born: June 14, 1936
Shelby, MI USA
Deceased: October 7, 1999
Kenner, LA
Position: DB
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 189
College: Indiana
High School: Shelby (MI)
Career: 1958-1969
Drafted: 1958 in Round 24, #289 overall by the Detroit Lions

Dave Whitsell played from 1958 to 1969 during his career with the Detroit Lions, Chicago Bears and New Orleans Saints. Whitsell intercepted 46 passes for 662 yards in his career.

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1963NFL Chicago Bears1-8-8.0-8 0
1964NFL Chicago Bears11414.014 0
1968NFL New Orleans Saints1-1-1.0-1 0
Totals351.714 0

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1958NFL Detroit Lions36321.023 0
1968NFL New Orleans Saints100.00
Totals46315.823 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1958NFL Detroit Lions12929.029 0
1961NFL Chicago Bears612320.552 0
1962NFL Chicago Bears5459.026 0
1963NFL Chicago Bears66110.239 1
1964NFL Chicago Bears25728.541 0
1965NFL Chicago Bears46716.832 1
1966NFL Chicago Bears34414.721 0
1967NFL New Orleans Saints1017817.841 2
1968NFL New Orleans Saints6447.332 0
1969NFL New Orleans Saints3144.711 0
Totals4666214.452 4

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1958NFL Detroit Lions011000
1963NFL Chicago Bears011210
1964NFL Chicago Bears013000
1965NFL Chicago Bears002130
1968NFL New Orleans Saints00260

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1963NFL Chicago Bears010006
1965NFL Chicago Bears10006
1967NFL New Orleans Saints200012
1968NFL New Orleans Saints0001006

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1958NFLDetroit Lions120
1959NFLDetroit Lions120
1960NFLDetroit Lions110
1961NFLChicago Bears140
1962NFLChicago Bears140
1963NFLChicago Bears140
1964NFLChicago Bears140
1965NFLChicago Bears140
1966NFLChicago Bears140
1967NFLNew Orleans Saints140
1968NFLNew Orleans Saints140
1969NFLNew Orleans Saints140


1967 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1967 - The Sporting News All-Conference (1st Team)
1967 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)