Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  > 1944 Draftees

1944 Detroit Lions

 Franchise IndexPrevious Season / Next Season

6-3-1, Finished 2nd in NFL West Division  · 1944 NFL Season Summary

Scored 216 points (21.6/g), 4th of 11 in the NFL. Allowed 151 points (15.1/g), 4th.
 Differential of 65 points (6.5/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 7.0-3.0.

Coach: Gus Dorais (6-3-1)

Stadium: Briggs Stadium
 Training Camp: West Shore Golf Club (Grosse Ile Township, Michigan)

Our Customizable Draft Finder lets you slice and dice the draft in more ways than you can imagine.

Misc Passing Rushing Receiving
Rnd Pick Tm Player Pos Yrs From To AP1 PB St CarAV G Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD College/Univ
1 4 DET Otto Graham HOF QB 10 1946 1955 7 5 10 0 126 1464 2626 23584 174 135 405 882 44 Northwestern
2 14 DET Bob Cifers HB 4 1946 1949 0 0 3 0 42 4 13 52 0 2 230 787 1 12 296 4 Tennessee
3 19 DET Ralph Heywood E 4 1946 1949 0 0 2 0 48 4 5 0 84 1192 10 USC
4 30 DET George Bettridge B 0 0 0 Utah
5 35 DET John Greene E 7 1944 1950 0 0 4 0 78 175 2965 26 Michigan
6 46 DET Ed Alliquie T 0 0 0 Santa Clara
7 57 DET Paul Briggs T 1 1948 1948 0 0 0 0 12 Colorado
8 68 DET Red Giske G 0 0 0 Washington St.
9 79 DET Matthew Bolger E 0 0 0 Notre Dame
10 90 DET Herb Hein E 0 0 0 Minnesota
11 101 DET Paul White HB 1 1947 1947 0 0 0 0 11 1 3 21 0 0 22 85 1 2 55 0 Michigan
12 112 DET Jack Lescoulie G 0 0 0 UCLA
13 123 DET Doug Rehor B 0 0 0 Dickinson
14 134 DET Bill Pritula C 0 0 0 Michigan
15 145 DET Jim Molich E 0 0 0 Fresno St.
16 156 DET Jules Yakapovich B 0 0 0 Colgate
17 167 DET Jack Helms DE 1 1946 1946 0 0 1 0 7 Georgia Tech
18 178 DET Elmer Madarik HB 4 1945 1948 0 0 2 0 23 7 14 104 1 0 31 48 1 10 113 0 Detroit Mercy
19 189 DET Bill Eubank E 0 0 0 Mississippi St.
20 200 DET Ray Ahlstrom B 0 0 0
21 211 DET Alex Kapter G 1 1946 1946 0 0 0 0 6 Northwestern
22 222 DET Vic Clark B 0 0 0 Texas-El Paso
23 233 DET Max Fischer C 0 0 0 Oklahoma
24 244 DET Chuck Jacoby B 0 0 0 Indiana
25 255 DET Bob McCarthy E 0 0 0
26 266 DET Stan Hendrickson E 0 0 0 Colorado
27 277 DET Fred Bouldin B 0 0 0 Missouri
28 288 DET Dick McElwee B 0 0 0 West Virginia
29 299 DET Robert Derleth T 1 1947 1947 0 0 0 0 1 Michigan
30 310 DET George Dick E 0 0 0 Kansas