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 Cline285042 rushes for 169 yards, 0 td, & 10 catches for 126 yards and 1 tdChicago Bears / 14th / 122nd pick / 1948
LHDoak Walker*+263066 rushes for 337 yards, 2 td, & 30 catches for 502 yards and 3 tdNew York Bulldogs / 1st / 3rd pick / 1949
RHBob Hoernschemeyer2870101 rushes for 482 yards, 7 td, & 23 catches for 282 yards and 2 tdNew York Giants / 11th / 94th pick / 1947
LECloyce Box304016 catches for 403 yards, 2 tdWashington Redskins / 20th / 178th pick / 1948
LTCharlie Ane22Rook01 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 49th pick / 1953
LGHarley Sewell22Rook03 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 13th pick / 1953
CVince Banonis32110Chicago Cardinals / 4th / 29th pick / 1942
RGDick Stanfel*+2610Detroit Lions / 2nd / 19th pick / 1951
RTOllie Spencer22Rook01 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 6th / 73rd pick / 1953
RELeon Hart253025 catches for 472 yards, 7 td, & 1 rush for 2 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 1st pick / 1950
Defensive Starters
LDEJim Cain26400 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredChicago Cardinals / 7th / 70th pick / 1949
LDTThurman McGraw26301 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 27th pick / 1950
MGLes Bingaman*+27501 interception, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 15th pick / 1948
RDTJohn Prchlik2840Boston Yanks / 30th / 277th pick / 1947
RDEJim Doran26200 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 5th / 55th pick / 1951
LLBJoe Schmidt21Rook02 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 7th / 85th pick / 1953
RLBLaVern Torgeson24205 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 5th / 58th pick / 1951
LDHJim David26104 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 22nd / 261st pick / 1952
RDHBob Smith28503 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredWashington Redskins / 24th / 219th pick / 1947
LSJack Christiansen*+252012 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 6th / 69th pick / 1951
RSYale Lary*23105 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952
Special Teams Starters
KDoak Walker*+263012 of 19 field goals & 27 of 29 extra pointsNew York Bulldogs / 1st / 3rd pick / 1949
PBob Smith285040 punts for a 41.2 average, 0 blockedWashington Redskins / 24th / 219th pick / 1947
PRYale Lary*231013 punt returns for a 8.8 average and 1 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952
KRJack Christiansen*+252010 kick returns for a 18.3 average and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 69th pick / 1951

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