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2012 Finalists comparative stats: Offensive Linemen Honors

2012_Offensive_Linemen_700
01/14/2012

Four of the finalists for the Class of 2012 are offensive linemen. Dermontti Dawson would become the ninth center to be elected to the Hall of Fame. Willie Roaf would join 18 tackles in Canton if he were elected. Will Shields and senior candidate Dick Stanfel would become the 14th and/or 15th guards in the Hall of Fame.

Shields is in his first year of eligibility while Dawson, Roaf and Stanfel all have been finalists in the past.

          Championship Teams
Player Yrs Position All Pro All Conference Pro Bowls Div. Conf League
Dermontti Dawson 13 Center 6 5 7 5 1 0
Willie Roaf 13 Tackle 7 9 11 2 0 0
Will Shields 14 Guard 3 7 12 4 0 0
Dick Stanfel 7 Guard 5 3 4 3 0 2
          Championship Teams
Player Yrs Position All Pro All conference Pro Bowls Div. Conf League
Chuck Bednarik 14 Center * 9 3 8 2 0 2
Bob Brown 10 Tackle 7 7 6 3 0 0
Roosevelt Brown 13 Tackle 8 8 9 6 0 1
Lou Creekmur 10 Tackle/Guard 6 3 8 4 0 3
Joe DeLamielleure 13 Guard 6 6 6 1 0 0
Dan Dierdorf 13 Tackle 5 4 6 2 0 0
Frank Gatski 12 Center 4 0 1 11 0 8
Forrest Gregg 15 Tackle/Guard 8 5 9 7 3 6
Russ Grimm 11 Guard 4 4 4 5 4 3
Lou Groza 21 Tackle ** 6 2 9 14 0 8
John Hannah 13 Guard 10 10 9 1 1 0
Gene Hickerson 15 Guard 5 5 6 4 4 1
Stan Jones 13 Guard *** 4 3 7 2 0 1
Jim Langer 12 Center 5 5 6 6 3 2
Larry Little 14 Guard 6 5 5 5 3 2
Tom Mack 13 Guard 5 9 11 8 0 0
Bruce Matthews 19 Guard/Center/Tackle 9 12 14 3 1 0
Mike McCormack 10 Tackle **** 2 7 6 3 0 2
Randall McDaniel 14 Guard 9 10 12 4 0 0
Ron Mix 11 Tackle/Guard 9 0 8 5 0 1
Mike Munchak 12 Guard 4 7 9 2 0 0
Anthony Muñoz 13 Tackle 11 10 11 3 2 0
Jim Otto 15 Center 12 3 12 7 1 0
Jim Parker 11 Tackle/Guard 8 7 8 3 0 2
Jim Ringo 15 Center 7 5 10 3 0 2
Bob St. Clair 11 Tackle 4 2 5 0 0 0
Billy Shaw 9 Guard 5 0 8 3 0 2
Art Shell 15 Tackle 4 6 8 9 1 2
Jackie Slater 20 Tackle 3 6 7 5 1 0
Dwight Stephenson 8 Center 5 5 5 4 2 0
Gene Upshaw 15 Guard 7 6 7 9 2 2
Mike Webster 17 Center 7 5 9 8 4 4
Rayfield Wright 13 Tackle 4 5 6 10 5 2
Ron Yary 15 Tackle 6 8 7 11 4 0
Gary Zimmerman 12 Tackle 5 6 7 3 1 1
* Also a linebacker, winning All-NFL honors eight times at that position.
** Spent seven seasons exclusively as a placekicker.
*** Also played four seasons as a defensive tackle.
**** Also played one season as a defensive middle guard.
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