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Howard Cassady

Howard Albert Cassady (Hopalong)

Position: HB-SE-FL
Height: 5-10    Weight: 183 lbs.

Born: March 2, 1934 in Columbus, OH
High School: Central
College: Ohio St.   (school history)    (Cassady college stats)
Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 1st round (3rd overall) of the 1956 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 6 (8429th overall since 1950)

Relatives: Father of Craig Cassady

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Howard Cassady 1959 Touchdown Log

5 Touchdowns

4 Receiving, 1 Rushing, 1 Go-Ahead, Long of 59 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Lions5
Colts3
49ers1
Packers1
Home5
Sunday4
Thursday1
2nd3
3rd2
4-9 yards2
10-19 yards2
30 or more yards1
Tobin Rote4

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 3 1959-10-11 DET BAL L 24-31 2 Receiving 14 Tobin Rote Trail 3-14 Trail 10-14
2 3 1959-10-11 DET BAL L 24-31 2 Receiving 18 Tobin Rote Trail 10-14 Lead 17-14*
3 3 1959-10-11 DET BAL L 24-31 3 Receiving 4 Tobin Rote Lead 17-14 Lead 24-14
4 4 1959-10-18 DET SFO L 13-34 3 Receiving 59 Tobin Rote Trail 0-20 Trail 7-20
5 10 1959-11-26 DET GNB L 17-24 2 Rushing 5 Trail 3-24 Trail 10-24