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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 (3465th 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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Lou Groza 1961 Field Goal Log

16 Field Goals

5 Go-Ahead, Long of 48 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Browns16
Steelers5
Cowboys3
Eagles3
Cardinals2
Redskins2
Packers1
Home9
Road7
Sunday16
1st5
2nd3
3rd5
4th3
19 or fewer yards4
20-29 yards8
30-39 yards3
40-49 yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Dist Score Before Score After
1 1 1961-09-17 CLE @ PHI L 20-27 1 20 Trail 0-7 Trail 3-7
2 1 1961-09-17 CLE @ PHI L 20-27 3 21 Trail 10-17 Trail 13-17
3 2 1961-09-24 CLE STL W 20-17 2 12 Trail 7-14 Trail 10-14
4 2 1961-09-24 CLE STL W 20-17 4 19 Tied 17-17 Lead 20-17*
5 3 1961-10-01 CLE DAL W 25-7 1 28 Lead 6-0 Lead 9-0
6 3 1961-10-01 CLE DAL W 25-7 3 27 Lead 15-0 Lead 18-0
7 4 1961-10-08 CLE WAS W 31-7 1 34 Tied 0-0 Lead 3-0*
8 5 1961-10-15 CLE GNB L 17-49 2 27 Trail 0-14 Trail 3-14
9 6 1961-10-22 CLE @ PIT W 30-28 1 24 Tied 0-0 Lead 3-0*
10 6 1961-10-22 CLE @ PIT W 30-28 3 36 Trail 10-14 Trail 13-14
11 6 1961-10-22 CLE @ PIT W 30-28 4 12 Lead 27-21 Lead 30-21
12 8 1961-11-05 CLE PIT L 13-17 3 27 Lead 7-0 Lead 10-0
13 8 1961-11-05 CLE PIT L 13-17 4 37 Tied 10-10 Lead 13-10*
14 9 1961-11-12 CLE @ WAS W 17-6 1 48 Tied 0-0 Lead 3-0*
15 10 1961-11-19 CLE PHI W 45-24 3 17 Lead 21-10 Lead 24-10
16 12 1961-12-03 CLE @ DAL W 38-17 2 20 Lead 21-7 Lead 24-7