Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBBobby Layne2868135 for 246, 1,818 yards, 14 td, 12 int, & 30 rushes for 119 yards and 2 tdChicago Bears / 1st / 3rd pick / 1948
FBBill Bowman23Rook096 rushes for 397 yards, 2 td, & 34 catches for 288 yards and 2 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 37th pick / 1954
LHLew Carpenter2210104 rushes for 476 yards, 3 td, & 16 catches for 145 yards and 2 tdDetroit Lions / 8th / 97th pick / 1953
RHBob Hoernschemeyer298094 rushes for 242 yards, 2 td, & 20 catches for 153 yards and 1 tdNew York Giants / 11th / 94th pick / 1947
LEDorne Dibble253046 catches for 768 yards, 6 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 33rd pick / 1951
LTLou Creekmur*+27401 fumble recoveredPhiladelphia Eagles / 26th / 243rd pick / 1948
LGHarley Sewell23102 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 13th pick / 1953
CAndy Miketa25Rook02 fumbles recovered
RGDick Stanfel+2720Detroit Lions / 2nd / 19th pick / 1951
RTCharlie Ane23101 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 49th pick / 1953
RELeon Hart264024 catches for 377 yards, 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 1st pick / 1950
Defensive Starters
LDEBob Dove33800 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredWashington Redskins / 5th / 40th pick / 1943
LDTGerry Perry24Rook0Los Angeles Rams / 29th / 349th pick / 1952
MGLes Bingaman+28600 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 15th pick / 1948
RDTBob Miller2520Detroit Lions / 5th / 58th pick / 1952
RDEJim Cain27500 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredChicago Cardinals / 7th / 70th pick / 1949
LLBJoe Schmidt*+22102 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 7th / 85th pick / 1953
RLBLaVern Torgeson*25302 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 5th / 58th pick / 1951
LDHJim David*27207 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 22nd / 261st pick / 1952
RDHBill Stits*23Rook06 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 44th pick / 1954
LSJack Christiansen*+26308 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 6th / 69th pick / 1951
RSCarl Karilivacz24102 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 23rd / 277th pick / 1953
Special Teams Starters
KDoak Walker*+274011 of 17 field goals & 43 of 43 extra pointsNew York Bulldogs / 1st / 3rd pick / 1949
PJug Girard276063 punts for a 41.0 average, 0 blockedGreen Bay Packers / 1st / 7th pick / 1948
PRJack Christiansen*+263023 punt returns for a 9.8 average and 1 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 69th pick / 1951
KRJug Girard276012 kick returns for a 20.7 average and 0 tdGreen Bay Packers / 1st / 7th pick / 1948

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