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Dan Towler

Daniel Lee Towler

Position: FB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 225 lbs.

Born: March 6, 1928 in Donora, PA
Died: August 1, 2001 in Pasadena, CA
High School: Washington & Jefferson
College: Washington & Jefferson   (school history)
Drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the 25th round (324th overall) of the 1950 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)
4-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Dan Towler 1953 Touchdown Log

8 Touchdowns

7 Rushing, 1 Receiving, 3 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 73 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Rams8
Colts4
Bears2
Cardinals1
49ers1
Home6
Road2
Sunday5
Saturday3
1st1
2nd1
3rd4
4th2
3 or fewer yards4
10-19 yards1
20-29 yards1
30 or more yards2
Norm Van Brocklin1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 5 1953-10-25 RAM CHI W 38-24 2 Rushing 59 Trail 3-7 Lead 10-7*
2 5 1953-10-25 RAM CHI W 38-24 4 Rushing 23 Lead 31-24 Lead 38-24
3 7 1953-11-08 RAM SFO L 27-31 3 Rushing 2 Trail 13-17 Lead 20-17*
4 8 1953-11-15 RAM @ CRD T 24-24 4 Rushing 1 Tied 17-17 Lead 24-17*
5 9 1953-11-22 RAM @ BAL W 21-13 3 Rushing 73 Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7
6 11 1953-12-05 RAM BAL W 45-2 1 Rushing 1 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
7 11 1953-12-05 RAM BAL W 45-2 3 Rushing 2 Lead 31-0 Lead 38-0
8 11 1953-12-05 RAM BAL W 45-2 3 Receiving 14 Norm Van Brocklin* Lead 38-0 Lead 45-0