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1947 Detroit Lions

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3-9-0, Finished 5th in NFL West Division  · 1947 NFL Season Summary

Scored 231 points (19.2/g), 8th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 305 points (25.4/g), 8th.
 Differential of -74 points (-6.2/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 4.1-7.9.

Coach: Gus Dorais (3-9-0)

Stadium: Briggs Stadium
 Training Camp: Alma College (Alma, Michigan)

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Passing Rushing Receiving
Rnd Pick Tm Pos Yrs From To AP1 PB St CarAV G Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD College/Univ
1 2 DET Glenn Davis HB 2 1950 1951 0 1 1 0 23 4 7 102 2 0 152 616 4 50 682 5 Army
2 12 DET Russ Thomas T 0 0 0 Ohio St.
3 14 DET Jim Kekeris T 2 1947 1948 0 0 0 0 15 Missouri
4 24 DET Charley Hoover C 0 0 0 Vanderbilt
5 26 DET Bob Chappuis TB 2 1948 1949 0 0 1 0 19 102 227 1442 8 19 56 323 1 Michigan
6 36 DET Bernie Gallagher G 1 1947 1947 0 0 0 0 8 Pennsylvania
7 46 DET Ed Grain G 2 1947 1948 0 0 0 0 23 Pennsylvania
8 56 DET Harvey James C 0 0 0 Miami (FL)
9 66 DET Kale Alexander T 0 0 0 South Carolina
10 76 DET Chalmers (Bump) Elliott B 0 0 0 Michigan
11 86 DET Pete Sullivan T 0 0 0 Detroit Mercy
12 96 DET LaVerne Camarata B 0 0 0 Iowa St.
13 106 DET Walt Vezmar G 2 1946 1947 0 0 0 0 13 Michigan St.
14 116 DET Dick Hagen E 0 0 0 Washington
15 126 DET J.W. Meeks B 0 0 0 East Texas St.
16 136 DET Reed Nilsen C 1 1947 1947 0 0 0 0 2 BYU
17 146 DET Tommy James DB 10 1947 1956 0 1 5 0 98 16 30 0 1 44 0 Ohio St.
18 156 DET Ralph Maughan E 0 0 0 Utah St.
19 166 DET Buryl Baty B 0 0 0 Texas A&M
20 176 DET Elmer Madar E 1 1947 1947 0 0 1 0 9 8 53 0 Michigan
21 186 DET J.T. White E 0 0 0 Michigan
22 196 DET Carl Schuette LB 4 1948 1951 0 0 1 0 48 Marquette
23 206 DET Steve Cipot T 0 0 0 St. Bonaventure
24 216 DET Bill Cadenhead B 0 0 0 Alabama
25 226 DET Jim Cody T 0 0 0 East Texas St.
26 236 DET Earl Maves WB 1 1948 1948 0 0 0 0 1 Wisconsin
27 246 DET Bill Hillman B 1 1947 1947 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 25 0 Tennessee
28 256 DET Arch Kelly E 0 0 0 Detroit Mercy
29 266 DET Bob Tulis T 0 0 0 Texas A&M
30 276 DET Howard McAfee T 0 0 0 Tulane