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 Team Info   Top
Record: 3 - 9
(pythagorean: 4 - 8, .375)

Coaching: Buddy Parker 3 - 9

1955 Pro Bowl Players:
G - Lou Creekmur
G - Dick Stanfel
HB - Doak Walker
DHB - Jimmy David
LB - Joe Schmidt
DB - Jack Christiansen

1955 Draft

Round - Pick (Overall Pick)
1-12 (12) - Dave Middleton, Auburn, B  
2-11 (24) - Jim Salsbury, UCLA, G  
3-11 (36) - Darris McCord, Tennessee, T  
4-2 (39) - Gordon Malloy, Miami (FL), B  
4-11 (48) - Lee Riley, Detroit, B  
5-11 (60) - Bill (Bud) Brooks, Arkansas, G  
6-11 (72) - Elijah Childers, Prairie View A&M, T  
7-11 (84) - Bert Zagers, Michigan State, B  
8-5 (90) - Leon Cunningham, South Carolina, G  
8-11 (96) - Bill Walker, Maryland, E  
8-12 (97) - Lamoine Holland, Rice, E  
9-11 (108) - Walt Jenkins, Wayne State, T  
10-11 (120) - Tom Gastall, Boston University, B  
11-11 (132) - Herb McDermott, Iowa State, T  
12-11 (144) - Dick Goist, Cincinnati, B  
13-11 (156) - Don Henderson, Utah, T  
14-11 (168) - Jerry Gajda, St. Benedict's (KS), B  
15-11 (180) - George Atkins, Auburn, G  
16-11 (192) - Al Marr, Bradley, E  
17-11 (204) - Don Daly, Eastern Kentucky, B  
18-11 (216) - Pat Oleksiak, Tennessee, B  
19-11 (228) - Bob Muller, Eastern Kentucky, C  
20-11 (240) - Fred Mahaffey, Denver, B  
21-11 (252) - Jim Walters, Mississippi, T  
22-11 (264) - George Albrecht, Maryland, B  
23-11 (276) - Geoerge Galuska, Wyoming, B  
24-11 (288) - Bob Flacke, Holy Cross, G  
25-11 (300) - Dick Miller, Illinois, T  
26-11 (312) - Duncan McDonald, Michigan, B  
27-11 (324) - Mike Troka, Trinity (CT), B  
28-11 (336) - Harry Lovell, South Carolina, G  
29-11 (348) - Bill Dearing, Florida, B  
30-10 (359) - Charley Hatch, Utah State, E  


 Schedule & Results   Top
WeekOpponentScore
Week 1DET17
at GNB20
Week 2DET13
at BLC28
Week 3LAM17
at DET10
Week 4SFO27
at DET24
Week 5DET13
at LAM24
Week 6DET21
at SFO38
Week 7BLC14
at DET24
Week 8DET31
at PIT28
Week 9CHI24
at DET14
Week 10GNB10
at DET24
Week 11DET20
at CHI21
Week 12NYG24
at DET19


 Team Statistics   Top
 1st DOWNS PASSING RUSHING MISC
 PTSYDSTDRUSHPASSPENTOT ATTCMPYDsTDINTSKDSKY ATTYDsTD PENPenYDsFUMLOSTREC
OFFENSE2303887298811917224 400204254215220132 392147711 515262819--
DEFENSE2754015369511012217 304163230418150140 449185116 6254433--24
 
 PUNT RETURN KICK RETURN
  RETYDSTD  RETYDSTD  RETYDSTD  RETYDSTD
SPECIAL TEAMSOWN:412240 OPP:421520 OWN:458390 OPP:449420
 
 PUNTING KICKING
  PTYDSTBBLKIN20  PTYDS  XPMXPAFGMFGA  XPMXPAFGMFGA
SPECIAL TEAMSOWN:672744000 OPP:602436 OWN:2729917 OPP:3536823


 Individual Statistics   Top
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 PASSING   RUSHING   RECEIVING
NameGPATTCMPPCTYDSYPATDINTSKDSKYRAT ATTYDSAVGTDLNG RECYDSAVGTDLNG
Bobby Layne1227014353.018306.7811170061.8 311113.6019  000.000
Harry Gilmer81225847.56335.19240055.1 15674.5019  000.000
Doak Walker12300.000.00000039.6 23954.1251  2242819.5570t
Bill Stits1222100.06231.001000158.3 461653.6015  5173.4014
Bob Hoernschemeyer52150.0178.50110079.2 361093.0110  5367.2015
Earl Girard12100.000.00000039.6 10272.7010  2330113.1034
Lew Carpenter12000.000.0000000.0 1375434.0649t  443127.1234t
Dave Middleton12000.000.0000000.0 592013.4216  4466315.1377t
Leon Hart11000.000.0000000.0 351594.5021  9546.0114
Jim Doran10000.000.0000000.0 000.000 3855214.5238t
Dorne Dibble8000.000.0000000.0 000.000 1417912.8244t

 PUNTS KICKOFFS
NameGPRETYDSAVGFCLNGTD RETYDSAVGLNGTD
Lee Riley12141077.6020 0 511122.230 0
Jack Christiansen912877.3042 0 716924.135 0
Earl Girard129252.807 0 711716.731 0
Doak Walker12252.505 0 12424.00 0
Joe Schmidt12100.000 0 166.06 0
Carl Karilivacz12100.000 0 000.00 0
Jimmy David12100.000 0 000.00 0
Bill Stits12100.000 0 000.00 0
Dave Middleton12000.000 0 1118817.125 0
Leon Hart11000.000 0 48621.525 0
Lew Carpenter12000.000 0 47819.524 0
Leon Cunningham8000.000 0 11313.013 0
Sonny Gandee12000.000 0 177.07 0
Jim Martin9000.000 0 11414.014 0
Ted Topor6000.000 0 11313.013 0

 PUNTING KICKING
NameGPPTYDSLNGBLKTBI20NETAVG 1-1920-2930-3940-4950+LNGFGMFGAXPMXPA
Doak Walker129362490000.040.2 0/00/00/00/00/009162729
Jim Martin90000000.00.0 0/00/00/00/00/000100
Earl Girard12562310650000.041.3 0/00/00/00/00/000000
Dom Fucci12272550000.036.0 0/00/00/00/00/000000

 DEF INTS
NameGPSKSFY INTYDSLNGTD
Jimmy David120.00 34428 0
Carl Karilivacz120.00 23323 0
Lee Riley120.00 23823 0
Bill Stits120.00 377t 1
Doak Walker120.00 12020 0
Jack Christiansen90.00 34929 0
Jim Ricca60.00 13333 0

All Players
 FUMBLES
NameGPTOTOWROPRYDSTD
Charlie Ane1200000
George Atkins1201000
Jim Cain1200200
Stan Campbell700000
Lew Carpenter1260000
Jack Christiansen9202360
Lou Creekmur1200000
Leon Cunningham800000
Jimmy David1200000
Dorne Dibble800000
Jim Doran1020000
Dom Fucci1200000
Sonny Gandee12003461
Harry Gilmer820160
Earl Girard1221000
Leon Hart1122000
Bob Hoernschemeyer510000
Walt Jenkins200000
Carl Karilivacz1200000
Bobby Layne1240000
Bob Long1000200
Gil Mains1200101
Jim Martin900000
Darris McCord1200100
Dave Middleton1201060
Andy Miketa1200000
Bob Miller1200270
Jim Ricca600000
Lee Riley1210000
Jim Salsbury1200000
Joe Schmidt12008170
Harley Sewell1201000
Dick Stanfel901000
Bill Stits1241200
Ted Topor600000
Doak Walker1211000
Richie Woit110000
Walt Yowarsky200000


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