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 Team Info   Top
Record: 10 - 2
(pythagorean: 8 - 4, .689)

Coaching: Buddy Parker 10 - 2 (playoffs:1 - 0)

1953 Pro Bowl Players:
QB - Bobby Layne
G - Dick Stanfel
G - Les Bingaman
G - Lou Creekmur
HB - Doak Walker
DB - Jack Christiansen
S - Yale Lary

1953 Draft

Round - Pick (Overall Pick)
1-13 (13) - Harley Sewell, Texas, G  
2-12 (25) - Gene Gedman, Indiana, B  
4-12 (49) - Charlie Ane, USC, T  
6-12 (73) - Ollie Spencer, Kansas, T  
7-12 (85) - Joe Schmidt, Pittsburgh, LB  
8-12 (97) - Lew Carpenter, Arkansas, B  
9-12 (109) - Carlton McCormick, Texas Christian, C  
10-12 (121) - Dreher Gaskin, Clemson, E  
11-12 (133) - Elmer Messenger, Washington State, G  
12-12 (145) - Larry Spencer, Wake Forest, B  
13-12 (157) - Bob Thomas, Washington & Lee, E  
14-12 (169) - Jack Barger, New Mexico, T  
15-12 (181) - Ted Topor, Michigan, B  
16-12 (193) - Bob Volonnino, Army/Villanova, G  
17-12 (205) - Ray Green, Duke, T  
18-12 (217) - Ed Mioduszewski, William & Mary, B  
19-12 (229) - Paul Held, San Diego State, B  
20-12 (241) - Gerry Hart, Army/Mississippi State, T  
21-12 (253) - Bob Tata, Virginia, B  
22-12 (265) - Pete Retzlaff, South Dakota State, TE  
23-12 (277) - Carl Karilivacz, Syracuse, B  
24-12 (289) - Truett Grant, Duke, T  
25-12 (301) - Marv Brown, East Texas State, B  
26-12 (313) - Jim Dooley, Penn State, C  
27-12 (325) - Jackie Parker, Mississippi State, B  
28-12 (337) - Laurin Pepper, Southern Mississippi, B  
29-12 (349) - Harley Rector, Wayne State (NE), T  
30-11 (360) - Hal Maus, Montana, E  


 Schedule & Results   Top
WeekOpponentScore
Week 1PIT21
at DET38
Week 2DET27
at BLC17
Week 3SFO21
at DET24
Week 4LAM31
at DET19
Week 5DET14
at SFO10
Week 6DET24
at LAM37
Week 7BLC7
at DET17
Week 8DET14
at GNB7
Week 9DET20
at CHI16
Week 10GNB15
at DET34
Week 11CHI7
at DET13
Week 12DET27
at NYG16
League ChampionshipCLE16
at DET17


 Team Statistics   Top
 1st DOWNS PASSING RUSHING MISC
 PTSYDSTDRUSHPASSPENTOT ATTCMPYDsTDINTSKDSKY ATTYDsTD PENPenYDsFUMLOSTREC
OFFENSE271395833105965206 316144230918270163 427181212 524272415--
DEFENSE20535452791967194 354159216213380197 404158010 5346331--15
 
 PUNT RETURN KICK RETURN
  RETYDSTD  RETYDSTD  RETYDSTD  RETYDSTD
SPECIAL TEAMSOWN:352331 OPP:412751 OWN:439260 OPP:5411930
 
 PUNTING KICKING
  PTYDSTBBLKIN20  PTYDS  XPMXPAFGMFGA  XPMXPAFGMFGA
SPECIAL TEAMSOWN:682759000 OPP:622507 OWN:31331423 OPP:2326619


 Individual Statistics   Top
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 PASSING   RUSHING   RECEIVING
NameGPATTCMPPCTYDSYPATDINTSKDSKYRAT ATTYDSAVGTDLNG RECYDSAVGTDLNG
Bobby Layne1227312545.820887.6516210059.6 873433.9023  000.000
Tom Dublinski7301446.71745.80050025.6 6396.5017  000.000
Doak Walker127342.9314.43100095.8 663375.1250t  3050216.7383t
Bob Hoernschemeyer125240.0163.20110048.8 1014824.8749t  2328212.3235
Earl Girard11100.000.00000039.6 19733.8017  22412.0015
Gene Gedman12000.000.0000000.0 832553.1327  141218.6025
Ollie Cline12000.000.0000000.0 421694.0031  1012612.6128
Pat Harder5000.000.0000000.0 8212.6010  11919.0019
Lew Carpenter12000.000.0000000.0 7243.4013  000.000
Bob Smith3000.000.0000000.0 6518.5030  000.000
Leon Hart12000.000.0000000.0 122.002  2547218.9749t
Yale Lary11000.000.0000000.0 12121.0021  000.000
Cloyce Box12000.000.0000000.0 000.000 1640325.2297t
Dorne Dibble12000.000.0000000.0 000.000 1627417.1347t
Jim Doran7000.000.0000000.0 000.000 67512.5030
Bob Smith12000.000.0000000.0 000.000 11111.0011

 PUNTS KICKOFFS
NameGPRETYDSAVGFCLNGTD RETYDSAVGLNGTD
Yale Lary11131158.8074t 1 611619.333 0
Earl Girard119869.6041 0 925228.085 0
Jack Christiansen128222.8010 0 1018318.334 0
Gene Gedman124102.505 0 24723.525 0
Joe Schmidt11100.000 0 000.00 0
Lew Carpenter12000.000 0 817221.530 0
Doak Walker12000.000 0 413934.80 0
Bob Hoernschemeyer12000.000 0 11010.010 0
Dick Stanfel12000.000 0 144.04 0
Les Bingaman12000.000 0 133.03 0
Ollie Cline12000.000 0 100.00 0

 PUNTING KICKING
NameGPPTYDSLNGBLKTBI20NETAVG 1-1920-2930-3940-4950+LNGFGMFGAXPMXPA
Doak Walker120000000.00.0 0/00/00/00/00/0012192729
Jim Martin80000000.00.0 0/00/00/00/00/002444
Bob Smith12401647570000.041.2 0/00/00/00/00/000000
Yale Lary11281112610000.039.7 0/00/00/00/00/000000

 DEF INTS
NameGPSKSFY INTYDSLNGTD
Les Bingaman120.00 111 0
Lew Carpenter120.00 17373t 1
Jack Christiansen120.00 1223892t 1
Jimmy David120.00 45021 0
Harley Sewell120.00 144 0
Bob Smith120.00 311973 0
Yale Lary110.00 59832 0
Thurman Mcgraw110.00 122 0
Bob Miller110.00 100 0
Joe Schmidt110.00 25139 0
LaVern Torgeson110.00 52710 0
Sonny Gandee80.00 100 0
Jim Martin80.00 100 0

All Players
 FUMBLES
NameGPTOTOWROPRYDSTD
Charlie Ane1201000
Vince Banonis1200000
Les Bingaman1200100
Cloyce Box1200000
Jim Cain1200300
Lew Carpenter1211000
Jack Christiansen1231200
Ollie Cline1210000
Lou Creekmur1200000
Jimmy David1200000
Dorne Dibble1200000
Jim Doran700100
Bob Dove400000
Tom Dublinski720000
Blaine Earon600000
Sonny Gandee800100
Gene Gedman1200000
Earl Girard1100000
Pat Harder510000
Leon Hart1211000
Bob Hoernschemeyer1231000
Carl Karilivacz1200100
Yale Lary1110000
Bobby Layne1282000
Gil Mains300000
Jim Martin800100
Thurman Mcgraw1100000
Bob Miller1100100
John Prchlik1100000
Joe Schmidt1100000
Harley Sewell1202100
Bob Smith1200000
Bob Smith310000
Ollie Spencer1201030
Dick Stanfel1200000
LaVern Torgeson1100300
Doak Walker1220000


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