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LaVern Torgeson

LaVern Earl Torgeson

Position: LB-C
Height: 6-0    Weight: 215 lbs.

Born: February 28, 1929 in La Crosse, WA
High School: La Crosse
College: Washington St.   (school history)
Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 5th round (58th overall) of the 1951 NFL Draft.
3-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

Playing Record

Team's Ranks

Team Ranks in various categories, Lower ALWAYS indicates better performance.
Overall Offense Rushing Off Passing Off Defense Rushing Def Passing Def
Year Tm Tms WL% T/G Pts± Yds± Yds Pts GvA Att Yds TD Y/A FL Att Yds TD Int NY/A Yds Pts TkA Att Yds TD Y/A FR Att Yds TD Int nY/A
1971 WAS 26 6 9 6 6 13 12 11 12 14 21 20 22 19 10 17 8 5 4 4 6 5 4 3 4 20 24 12 5 1 4
1972 WAS 26 2 7 3 5 11 7 3 6 10 6 14 8 23 12 3 8 2 4 3 14 4 7 10 13 10 21 6 3 16 4
1973 WAS 26 4 4 6 12 18 6 12 18 25 20 26 20 9 6 5 8 7 9 6 2 8 4 6 1 6 25 18 9 2 8
1974 WAS 26 4 1 2 3 12 4 2 14 23 18 26 2 3 1 2 2 5 2 4 4 3 3 2 6 8 19 5 8 3 2
1975 WAS 26 11 18 12 12 8 10 22 21 20 23 14 13 3 2 1 23 7 15 11 13 15 16 4 10 6 14 16 16 17 17
1976 WAS 28 7 11 11 14 17 11 24 9 14 21 20 24 13 16 5 19 18 13 9 3 22 19 8 14 6 10 9 4 2 11
1977 WAS 28 7 11 13 20 20 21 8 17 23 26 24 8 7 18 12 6 24 19 4 15 18 18 5 16 20 25 17 9 11 9
0 yr %tile

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1971 42 NFL Washington Redskins Defensive Coordinator
1972 43 NFL Washington Redskins Defensive Coordinator
1973 44 NFL Washington Redskins Defensive Coordinator
1974 45 NFL Washington Redskins Defensive Coordinator
1975 46 NFL Washington Redskins Defensive Coordinator
1976 47 NFL Washington Redskins Defensive Coordinator
1977 48 NFL Washington Redskins Defensive Coordinator

Worked For

NFL head coaches this coach worked under in his career.
Name Role
George Allen Defensive Coordinator