Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  > 1957 Starters, Roster, & Players

1957 Cleveland Browns

 Franchise IndexPrevious Season / Next Season

9-2-1, Finished 1st in NFL East Division  · 1957 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 6.8, Offense: 2.4, Defense: 4.5, SoS: -1.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 269 points (22.4/g), 3rd of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 172 points (14.3/g), 1st.
 Differential of 97 points (8.1/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 8.9-3.1.

Coach: Paul Brown (9-2-1)

Stadium: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
 Training Camp: Hiram College (Hiram, Ohio)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Tommy O'Connell* 27 4 9 63 for 110, 1,229 yards, 9 td, 8 int, & 14 rushes for -5 yards and 1 td Chicago Bears / 18th / 212th pick / 1952
FB Jim Brown*+ 21 Rook 12 202 rushes for 942 yards, 9 td, & 16 catches for 55 yards and 1 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 6th pick / 1957
LH Ray Renfro* 28 5 0 2 rushes for 22 yards, 0 td, & 21 catches for 589 yards and 6 td Cleveland Browns / 4th / 48th pick / 1952
RH Chet Hanulak 24 3 0 125 rushes for 375 yards, 3 td, & 3 catches for 38 yards and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 24th pick / 1954
LE Pete Brewster 27 5 0 30 catches for 614 yards, 2 td Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 21st pick / 1952
LT Lou Groza* 33 11 0
LG Herschel Forester 26 3 0 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 8th / 96th pick / 1952
C Art Hunter 24 3 0 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1954
RG Fred Robinson 27 Rook 0 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 14th / 169th pick / 1955
RT Mike McCormack* 27 6 0 2 fumbles recovered New York Yanks / 3rd / 34th pick / 1951
RE Preston Carpenter 23 1 0 27 catches for 398 yards, 2 td, & 3 rushes for 86 yards and 1 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 13th pick / 1956
 Defensive Starters
LDE Bill Quinlan 25 Rook 0 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 37th pick / 1956
LDT Bob Gain* 28 5 0 0 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 5th pick / 1951
RDT Don Colo 32 7 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 28th pick / 1950
RDE Len Ford 31 9 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
LLB Galen Fiss 26 1 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 13th / 155th pick / 1953
MLB Vince Costello 25 Rook 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RLB Walt Michaels* 28 6 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 7th / 86th pick / 1951
LDH Warren Lahr 34 8 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 32nd / 294th pick / 1947
RDH Don Paul* 31 7 0 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Cardinals / 4th / 47th pick / 1950
LS Ken Konz 29 4 0 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 14th pick / 1951
RS Junior Wren 28 1 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 24th / 288th pick / 1952
 Special Teams Starters
K Lou Groza* 33 11 0 15 of 22 field goals & 32 of 32 extra points
P Ken Konz 29 4 0 61 punts for a 39.3 average, 1 blocked Cleveland Browns / 1st / 14th pick / 1951
PR Billy Reynolds 26 4 0 24 punt returns for a 4.8 average and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1953
KR Milt Campbell 24 Rook 0 11 kick returns for a 23.9 average and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 5th / 53rd pick / 1957

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
52 Joe Amstutz 23 11 0 264 6-5 Indiana 10/12/1934 Rook Cleveland Browns / 6th / 63rd pick / 1957
10 John Borton 25 5 0 208 6-0 Ohio St. 12/14/1932 Rook Cleveland Browns / 13th / 157th pick / 1955
88 Pete Brewster 27 LE 12 0 210 6-3 Purdue 9/1/1930 5 Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 21st pick / 1952
32 Jim Brown*+ 21 FB 12 12 232 6-2 Syracuse 2/17/1936 Rook Cleveland Browns / 1st / 6th pick / 1957
48 Milt Campbell 24 KR 9 0 217 6-3 Indiana 12/9/1933 Rook Cleveland Browns / 5th / 53rd pick / 1957
30 Lew Carpenter 25 10 0 220 6-1 Arkansas 1/12/1932 4 Detroit Lions / 8th / 97th pick / 1953
40 Preston Carpenter 23 RE 12 0 190 6-2 Arkansas 1/24/1934 1 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 13th pick / 1956
65 Tom Catlin 26 4 0 213 6-1 Oklahoma 9/8/1931 4 Baltimore Colts / 4th / 38th pick / 1953
82 Frank Clarke 23 12 0 215 6-1 Colorado 2/7/1934 Rook Cleveland Browns / 5th / 61st pick / 1956
70 Don Colo 32 RDT 12 0 252 6-3 Brown 1/5/1925 7 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 28th pick / 1950
50 Vince Costello 25 MLB 12 0 230 6-0 Ohio 8/4/1932 Rook
35 Galen Fiss 26 LLB 12 0 227 6-0 Kansas 7/30/1931 1 Cleveland Browns / 13th / 155th pick / 1953
80 Len Ford 31 RDE 11 0 245 6-4 Morgan St.,Michigan 2/18/1926 9
62 Herschel Forester 26 LG 12 0 230 6-0 SMU 4/14/1931 3 Cleveland Browns / 8th / 96th pick / 1952
18 Bobby Freeman 25 9 0 202 6-1 Auburn 10/19/1932 Rook Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 37th pick / 1955
79 Bob Gain* 28 LDT 12 0 256 6-3 Kentucky 6/21/1929 5 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 5th pick / 1951
76 Lou Groza* 33 K 12 0 240 6-3 Ohio St. 1/25/1924 11
44 Chet Hanulak 24 RH 12 0 185 5-10 Maryland 3/28/1933 3 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 24th pick / 1954
56 Art Hunter 24 C 12 0 245 6-4 Notre Dame 4/24/1933 3 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1954
72 Henry Jordan 22 12 0 248 6-2 Virginia 1/26/1935 Rook Cleveland Browns / 5th / 52nd pick / 1957
22 Ken Konz 29 LS 12 0 184 5-10 LSU 9/25/1928 4 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 14th pick / 1951
24 Warren Lahr 34 LDH 11 0 189 5-11 Case Western Reserve 9/5/1923 8 Pittsburgh Steelers / 32nd / 294th pick / 1947
74 Mike McCormack* 27 RT 12 0 246 6-4 Kansas 6/21/1930 6 New York Yanks / 3rd / 34th pick / 1951
34 Walt Michaels* 28 RLB 12 0 231 6-0 Washington & Lee 10/16/1929 6 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 86th pick / 1951
36 Ed Modzelewski 28 12 0 217 6-0 Maryland 1/13/1929 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 6th pick / 1952
65 Chuck Noll 25 5 0 220 6-1 Dayton 1/5/1932 4 Cleveland Browns / 20th / 239th pick / 1953
15 Tommy O'Connell* 27 QB 11 9 187 5-11 Notre Dame,Illinois 9/26/1930 4 Chicago Bears / 18th / 212th pick / 1952
20 Don Paul* 31 RDH 12 0 187 6-0 Washington St. 7/23/1926 7 Chicago Cardinals / 4th / 47th pick / 1950
16 Milt Plum 22 qb 9 3 205 6-1 Penn St. 1/20/1935 Rook Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 17th pick / 1957
84 Bill Quinlan 25 LDE 12 0 248 6-3 Michigan St. 6/19/1932 Rook Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 37th pick / 1956
26 Ray Renfro* 28 LH 12 0 190 6-1 North Texas 11/7/1929 5 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 48th pick / 1952
46 Billy Reynolds 26 12 0 195 5-11 Pittsburgh 7/20/1931 4 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1953
63 Fred Robinson 27 RG 12 0 242 6-1 Washington 9/2/1930 Rook Cleveland Browns / 14th / 169th pick / 1955
65 Stan Sheriff 25 3 0 224 6-1 Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo 4/24/1932 3 Los Angeles Rams / 18th / 214th pick / 1954
64 Jim Ray Smith 25 12 0 241 6-3 Baylor 2/27/1932 1 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 64th pick / 1954
86 Paul Wiggin 23 12 0 242 6-3 Stanford 11/18/1934 Rook Cleveland Browns / 6th / 73rd pick / 1956
42 Junior Wren 28 RS 12 0 192 6-0 Missouri 12/10/1929 1 Cleveland Browns / 24th / 288th pick / 1952
Team Total 26.2 12 220.8 6-1.3 3.1