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Lew Carpenter

Lewis Glenn Carpenter

Position: HB-FB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 220 lbs.

Born: January 12, 1932 in Hayti, MO
Died: November 14, 2010 in San Marcos, TX
High School: West Memphis
College: Arkansas   (school history)
Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 8th round (97th overall) of the 1953 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 4 (9535th overall since 1950)

Coaching Record

32 34 30 33

Lew Carpenter 1955 Touchdown Log

8 Touchdowns

6 Rushing, 2 Receiving, 3 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 49 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Lions8
Bears2
Packers2
Giants1
49ers1
Steelers1
Rams1
Road5
Home3
Sunday6
Thursday2
2nd3
3rd2
4th3
3 or fewer yards4
10-19 yards1
20-29 yards1
30 or more yards2
Harry Gilmer1
Bobby Layne1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 5 1955-10-23 DET @ RAM L 13-24 3 Rushing 27 Trail 3-10 Tied 10-10
2 6 1955-10-30 DET @ SFO L 21-38 4 Rushing 3 Trail 14-38 Trail 21-38
3 8 1955-11-13 DET @ PIT W 31-28 2 Receiving 34 Harry Gilmer Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
4 10 1955-11-24 DET GNB W 24-10 2 Receiving 3 Bobby Layne* Trail 0-10 Trail 7-10
5 10 1955-11-24 DET GNB W 24-10 4 Rushing 49 Tied 10-10 Lead 17-10*
6 11 1955-12-04 DET @ CHI L 20-21 2 Rushing 2 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
7 11 1955-12-04 DET @ CHI L 20-21 3 Rushing 1 Trail 13-14 Lead 20-14*
8 12 1955-12-11 DET NYG L 19-24 4 Rushing 19 Trail 12-24 Trail 19-24