Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QB George Shaw 22 Rook 12 119 for 237, 1,586 yards, 10 td, 19 int, & 68 rushes for 301 yards and 3 td Baltimore Colts / 1st / 1st pick / 1955
FB Alan Ameche*+ 22 Rook 0 213 rushes for 961 yards, 9 td, & 27 catches for 141 yards and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 1st / 3rd pick / 1955
LH L.G. Dupre 23 Rook 0 88 rushes for 338 yards, 1 td, & 10 catches for 153 yards and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 27th pick / 1955
RH Buddy Young 29 8 0 32 rushes for 87 yards, 1 td, & 19 catches for 426 yards and 1 td
LE Raymond Berry 22 Rook 0 13 catches for 205 yards, 0 td Baltimore Colts / 20th / 232nd pick / 1954
LT George Radosevich 27 1 0
LG Art Spinney 28 5 0 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Colts / 15th / 184th pick / 1950
C Dick Szymanski* 23 Rook 0 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 16th pick / 1955
RG Alex Sandusky 23 1 12 Baltimore Colts / 16th / 184th pick / 1954
RT Dick Chorovich 23 Rook 0 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Colts / 12th / 136th pick / 1955
RE Jim Mutscheller 25 1 0 33 catches for 518 yards, 7 td Dallas Texans / 12th / 134th pick / 1952
Defensive Starters
LDE Gino Marchetti* 28 3 0 Dallas Texans / 2nd / 14th pick / 1952
LDT Art Donovan*+ 30 5 0 New York Giants / 22nd / 204th pick / 1947
RDT Tom Finnin 28 2 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 24th / 306th pick / 1950
RDE Don Joyce 26 4 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 18th pick / 1951
LLB Doug Eggers 25 1 0 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered
MLB Joe Campanella 25 3 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 36th pick / 1952
RLB Bill Pellington 28 2 0 2 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered
LDH Carl Taseff 27 4 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 22nd / 267th pick / 1951
RDH Don Shula 25 4 0 5 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 9th / 110th pick / 1951
LS Jesse Thomas 27 Rook 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered New York Yanks / 10th / 119th pick / 1951
RS Bert Rechichar* 25 3 0 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 10th pick / 1952
Special Teams Starters
K Bert Rechichar* 25 3 0 10 of 24 field goals & 25 of 26 extra points Cleveland Browns / 1st / 10th pick / 1952
P Monte Brethauer 24 2 0 55 punts for a 39.3 average, 0 blocked Baltimore Colts / 24th / 278th pick / 1953
PR Bert Rechichar* 25 3 0 30 punt returns for a 4.0 average and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 10th pick / 1952
KR Bert Rechichar* 25 3 0 9 kick returns for a 26.1 average and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 10th pick / 1952

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