Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBBobby Layne*27511125 for 273, 2,088 yards, 16 td, 21 int, & 87 rushes for 343 yards and 0 tdChicago Bears / 1st / 3rd pick / 1948
FBOllie Cline28542 rushes for 169 yards, 0 td, & 10 catches for 126 yards and 1 tdChicago Bears / 14th / 122nd pick / 1948
LHDoak Walker*+26366 rushes for 337 yards, 2 td, & 30 catches for 502 yards and 3 tdNew York Bulldogs / 1st / 3rd pick / 1949
RHBob Hoernschemeyer287101 rushes for 482 yards, 7 td, & 23 catches for 282 yards and 2 tdNew York Giants / 11th / 94th pick / 1947
LECloyce Box30416 catches for 403 yards, 2 tdWashington Redskins / 20th / 178th pick / 1948
LTCharlie Ane22Rook1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 50th pick / 1953
LGHarley Sewell22Rook3 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 13th pick / 1953
CVince Banonis32110Chicago Cardinals / 4th / 29th pick / 1942
RGDick Stanfel*+261Detroit Lions / 2nd / 19th pick / 1951
RTOllie Spencer22Rook1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 6th / 74th pick / 1953
RELeon Hart25325 catches for 472 yards, 7 td, & 1 rush for 2 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 1st pick / 1950
Defensive Starters
LDEJim Cain2640 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredChicago Cardinals / 7th / 70th pick / 1949
LDTThurman McGraw2631 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 27th pick / 1950
MGLes Bingaman*+2751 interception, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 15th pick / 1948
RDTJohn Prchlik2840Boston Yanks / 30th / 277th pick / 1947
RDEJim Doran2620 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 5th / 55th pick / 1951
LLBJoe Schmidt21Rook2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 7th / 86th pick / 1953
RLBLaVern Torgeson2425 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 5th / 58th pick / 1951
LDHJim David2614 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 22nd / 261st pick / 1952
RDHBob Smith2853 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredWashington Redskins / 24th / 219th pick / 1947
LSJack Christiansen*+25212 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 6th / 69th pick / 1951
RSYale Lary*2315 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952
Special Teams Starters
KDoak Walker*+26312 of 19 field goals & 27 of 29 extra pointsNew York Bulldogs / 1st / 3rd pick / 1949
PBob Smith28540 punts for a 41.2 average, 0 blockedWashington Redskins / 24th / 219th pick / 1947
PRYale Lary*23113 punt returns for a 8.8 average and 1 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952
KRJack Christiansen*+25210 kick returns for a 18.3 average and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 69th pick / 1951

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