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Lou Groza

Louis Roy Groza (The Toe)

Position: T-C-DT-K
Height: 6-3    Weight: 240 lbs.

Born: January 25, 1924 in Martins Ferry, OH
Died: November 29, 2000 in Middleburg Heights, OH
High School: Martins Ferry
College: Ohio St.   (school history)

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 28 (3601st overall since 1950)
9-time Pro Bowler & 4-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1974, finalist in 1973

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Fine Details  · Last updated Feb 10, 2016 7:25AM
All-Time Rank: #27. Jim Parker… #28. Sam Huff… #29. Paul Warfield… #30. LOU GROZA… #31. John Elway… #32. Charley Taylor… #33. Raymond Berry… 

Kicking & Punting

Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Scoring Punting
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM Lng FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P AV
1946 22 CLE c/K 14 5 29 13 51 44.8% 47 45 95.7%
1947 23 CLE K/rt 12 5 19 7 43 36.8% 42 39 92.9%
1948 24 CLE K/LT 14 14 19 8 53 42.1% 52 51 98.1%
1949 25 CLE K/LT 12 12 9 2 38 22.2% 35 34 97.1%
1950* 26 CLE K/LT 46 10 19 13 43 68.4% 29 29 100.0%
1951* 27 CLE K/LT 46 12 23 10 44 43.5% 43 43 100.0%
1952*+ 28 CLE K/LT 76 12 33 19 52 57.6% 32 32 100.0%
1953*+ 29 CLE K/LT 76 12 26 23 50 88.5% 40 39 97.5%
1954*+ 30 CLE K/LT 76 12 24 16 44 66.7% 38 37 97.4%
1955*+ 31 CLE K/LT 76 12 22 11 46 50.0% 45 44 97.8%
1956 32 CLE K/LT 76 12 20 11 47 55.0% 18 18 100.0%
1957* 33 CLE K/LT 76 12 22 15 48 68.2% 32 32 100.0%
1958* 34 CLE K/LT 76 12 19 8 41 42.1% 38 36 94.7%
1959* 35 CLE K/LT 76 12 16 5 48 31.3% 37 33 89.2%
1961 37 CLE K 76 14 6 4 8 8 3 3 3 1 3 23 16 48 69.6% 38 37 97.4% 7
1962 38 CLE K 76 14 4 3 5 4 7 5 10 1 5 1 31 14 51 45.2% 35 33 94.3% 3
1963 39 CLE K 76 14 5 5 4 3 4 3 7 4 3 23 15 43 65.2% 43 40 93.0% 5
1964 40 CLE K 76 14 5 5 6 4 13 12 8 1 1 33 22 47 66.7% 49 49 100.0% 6
1965 41 CLE K 76 14 3 3 4 3 6 3 12 7 25 16 49 64.0% 45 45 100.0% 5
1966 42 CLE K 76 14 1 6 2 8 4 8 3 23 9 47 39.1% 52 51 98.1% 1
1967 43 CLE K 76 14 2 2 5 2 8 6 7 1 1 23 11 40 47.8% 43 43 100.0% 4
Career 268 36 26 22 38 26 49 36 55 18 13 1 481 264 53 54.9% 833 810 97.2% 31

Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
1950* 26 CLE K/LT 46 10 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
1963 39 CLE K 76 14 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0
1965 41 CLE K 76 14 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
1966 42 CLE K 76 14 1 1 100.0 -7 0 0.0 0 0.0 -7 -7.0 -7.0 -7.0 -0.5 79.2
Career 268 1 4 25.0 -7 0 0.0 1 25.0 0 -1.8 -13.0 -7.0 0.0 0.0 0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1950* 26 CLE K/LT 46 10 0 0 1 -1 0
1951* 27 CLE K/LT 46 12 0 0 1 16 0
1952*+ 28 CLE K/LT 76 12 0 0 1 0 0
1953*+ 29 CLE K/LT 76 12 0 0 1 0 0
1958* 34 CLE K/LT 76 12 0 0 1 0 0
1961 37 CLE K 76 14 0 0 1 0 0
1965 41 CLE K 76 14 0 0 1 0 0
Career 268 0 0 7 15 0

Receiving & Rushing

Games Receiving Rushing
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1950* 26 CLE K/LT 46 10 1 23 23.0 1 23 0.1 2.3 23 1 0
Career 268 1 23 23.0 1 23 0.0 0.1 23 1 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1949 25 CLE K/LT 12 12 1 2 0 2 2.0 2
Career 268 36 1 2 0 2 2.0 40

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
1946 22 CLE c/K 14 5 45 47 13 29 84
1947 23 CLE K/rt 12 5 39 42 7 19 60
1948 24 CLE K/LT 14 14 51 52 8 19 75
1949 25 CLE K/LT 12 12 34 35 2 9 40
1950* 26 CLE K/LT 46 10 1 1 29 29 13 19 74
1951* 27 CLE K/LT 46 12 43 43 10 23 73
1952*+ 28 CLE K/LT 76 12 32 32 19 33 89
1953*+ 29 CLE K/LT 76 12 39 40 23 26 108
1954*+ 30 CLE K/LT 76 12 37 38 16 24 85
1955*+ 31 CLE K/LT 76 12 44 45 11 22 77
1956 32 CLE K/LT 76 12 18 18 11 20 51
1957* 33 CLE K/LT 76 12 32 32 15 22 77
1958* 34 CLE K/LT 76 12 36 38 8 19 60
1959* 35 CLE K/LT 76 12 33 37 5 16 48
1961 37 CLE K 76 14 37 38 16 23 85
1962 38 CLE K 76 14 33 35 14 31 75
1963 39 CLE K 76 14 40 43 15 23 85
1964 40 CLE K 76 14 49 49 22 33 115
1965 41 CLE K 76 14 45 45 16 25 93
1966 42 CLE K 76 14 51 52 9 23 78
1967 43 CLE K 76 14 43 43 11 23 76
Career 268 36 1 1 810 833 264 481 1608

Playoffs Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
1946 ❍ 22 CLE 1 0 2 2 3 2
1947 ❍ 23 CLE LT 1 1 1 1 2 1
1948 ❍ 24 CLE LT 1 1 7 7 1 7
1949 ❍ 25 CLE LT 2 2 7 7 1 1 10
1950 ❍ 26 CLE LT 2 2 3 3 3 3 12
1951* 27 CLE LT 1 1 2 2 1 2 5
1952*+ 28 CLE LT 1 1 1 1 3 1
1953*+ 29 CLE LT 1 1 1 1 3 4 10
1954 ❍ 30 CLE LT 1 1 8 8 8
1955 ❍ 31 CLE LT 1 1 5 5 1 2 8
1957* 33 CLE LT 1 1 2 2 2
1964 ❍ 40 CLE 1 3 3 2 2 9
1965 41 CLE 1 2 3 6
1967 43 CLE 1 2 2 1 2
Career 17 13 44 44 13 28 83

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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All-Pro Teams