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1936 Detroit Lions

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8-4-0, Finished 3rd in NFL West Division  · 1936 NFL Season Summary

Scored 235 points (19.6/g), 2nd of 9 in the NFL. Allowed 102 points (8.5/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 133 points (11.1/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 10.5-1.5.

Coach: Potsy Clark (8-4-0)

Stadium: University of Detroit Stadium
 Training Camp: Cranbrook Educational Community (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
TB Dutch Clark+ 30 5 6 123 rushes for 628 yards, 7 td, & 1 catch for 5 yards and 0 td
FB Ace Gutowsky 27 4 6 191 rushes for 827 yards, 6 td, & 1 catch for 30 yards and 0 td
BB Frank Christensen 26 2 7 2 rushes for -2 yards, 0 td, & 2 catches for 58 yards and 1 td
WB Ernie Caddel 25 3 8 91 rushes for 580 yards, 4 td, & 19 catches for 150 yards and 1 td
LE Ed Klewicki 24 1 8 4 catches for 90 yards, 0 td
LT Jack Johnson 27 2 8
LG Sam Knox 26 2 7
C Del Ritchhart 26 Rook 8
RG Joe Kopcha 31 7 7
RT George Christensen 27 5 7
RE John Schneller 25 3 8 7 catches for 124 yards, 1 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Ernie Caddel 25 3 8
P Ernie Caddel 25 3 8
PR Ernie Caddel 25 3 8
KR Ernie Caddel 25 3 8

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Ernie Caddel 25 K 11 8 199 6-2 Stanford 3/12/1911 3
Frank Christensen 26 BB 11 7 199 6-1 Utah 6/1/1910 2
George Christensen 27 RT 12 7 238 6-2 Oregon 12/13/1909 5
Dutch Clark+ 30 TB 12 6 185 6-0 Colorado Col. 10/11/1906 5
Harry Ebding 30 e 11 4 199 5-11 St. Mary's (CA) 9/12/1906 5
Ox Emerson+ 29 g 10 3 203 5-11 Texas 12/18/1907 5
Ace Gutowsky 27 FB 12 6 201 5-11 Oklahoma City 8/2/1909 4
Tom Hupke 26 g 7 2 192 5-10 Alabama 12/28/1910 2
Jack Johnson 27 LT 11 8 216 6-4 Utah 11/28/1909 2
Ed Klewicki 24 LE 11 8 209 5-10 Michigan St. 5/6/1912 1
Sam Knox 26 LG 11 7 213 6-0 New Hampshire,Illinois 3/29/1910 2
Joe Kopcha 31 RG 12 7 221 6-0 Tenn-Chattanooga 12/23/1905 7
Bill McKalip 29 e 10 4 195 6-1 Oregon St. 6/5/1907 5
Regis Monahan 28 g 10 1 216 5-10 Ohio St. 11/15/1908 1
Butch Morse 26 e 12 3 199 6-2 Oregon 12/5/1910 1
Buddy Parker 23 bb 10 5 193 6-0 North Texas,Centenary 12/16/1913 1
Ike Peterson 27 b 11 2 185 5-9 Gonzaga 7/8/1909 1
Glenn Presnell 31 tb 12 5 195 5-10 Nebraska 7/28/1905 5
Clare Randolph 29 c 11 4 204 6-2 Indiana 5/2/1907 6
Del Ritchhart 26 C 11 8 195 6-0 Colorado 11/2/1910 Rook
John Schneller 25 RE 12 8 204 6-2 Wisconsin 11/1/1911 3
Bill Shepherd 25 fb 12 6 198 5-9 West. Maryland 12/4/1911 1
Red Stacy 24 rt 10 5 210 6-2 Oklahoma 3/4/1912 1
Jim Steen 23 t 11 4 205 6-2 Syracuse 3/28/1913 1
Sid Wagner 24 g 5 4 192 5-11 Michigan St. 10/29/1912 Rook Detroit Lions / 1st / 8th pick / 1936
Wilbur White 24 3 0 167 6-0 Colorado St. 4/30/1912 1
Team Total 26.6 12 201.3 6-0.1 2.7