CSC All-Time Saints Team Nominations: Cornerback No. 1

It's all-time Saints team time again! Today we're talking about cornerbacks of Saints past. Below is a list of players I've researched and deemed worthy of inclusion in our discussion of great Saints cornerbacks. As usual I will leave it up to you guys, the readers, to nominate any other players you feel should be included. 

The poll will open at 6am Central tomorrow morning and will be open for exactly 48 hours, ending on Friday, July 10th.

I now open it up for any other nominations or players that you just can't believe I missed. There very well may be a glaring omission. Talk it out in the comment section. I would also love to hear some personal rumination from our readers who've actually watched these guys plays. Being relatively new to Who Dat Nation, I haven't had the opportunity to see too many talented cornerbacks. 

 

Year Games Int Yds. Avg. TD
1969 14 3 14 4.7 --
1968 14 6 44 7.3 --
1967 14 10 178 17.8 2
Total 42 19 236 12.4 2

Dave Whitsell

 

Height: 6'0"

Weight: 189

D.O.B.: 6/14/1936

College: Indiana

NFL Experience: 12 Seasons

Seasons with Saints: 1967-1969

Notables: One-time Pro-Bowler (1967)

 

 

Year Games Int Yds. Avg. TD
1987 12 1 0 0.0 0
1986 16 4 42 10.5 0
1985 16 3 63 21.0 1
1984 16 1 16 16.0 0
1983 16 7 146 20.9 1
1982 9 -- -- 0.0 0
1981 15 1 0 0.0 0
Total 100 17 267 15.7 2

Johnnie Poe

 

Height: 6'1"

Weight: 190

D.O.B.: 8/29/1959

College: Missouri

NFL Experience: 11 Seasons

Seasons with Saints: 1981-1987

Notables: Played entire career with Saints.

 

 

Year Games Int Yds. Avg. TD
1977 11 1 0 0.0 0
1976 10 2 5 2.5 0
1975 13 2 48 24.0 0
1974 13 4 53 13.2 0
1973 14 3 40 13.3 0
1972 10 3 41 13.7 0
Total 71 15 187 12.5 2

Ernie Jackson

 

Height: 5'10"

Weight: 173

D.O.B.: 4/11/1950

College: Duke

NFL Experience: 8 Seasons

Seasons with Saints: 1972-1977

 

 

Year Games Int Yds. Avg. TD
2008 7 1 14 14.0 0
2007 15 3 161 53.7 2
2006 16 2 54 27.0 0
2005 15 1 11 11.0 0
2004 10 5 19 3.8 0
Total 63 12 259 21.6 2

Mike McKenzie

 

Height: 6'0"

Weight: 194

D.O.B.: 4/26/1976

College: Memphis

NFL Experience: 11 Seasons

Seasons with Saints: 2004-2008

 

 

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