Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBBobby Layne*321010133 for 268, 2,339 yards, 13 td, 10 int, & 37 rushes for 153 yards and 3 tdChicago Bears / 1st / 3rd pick / 1948
FBTank Younger309088 rushes for 344 yards, 3 td, & 16 catches for 188 yards and 0 td
LHRay Mathews29704 rushes for 24 yards, 0 td, & 25 catches for 525 yards and 4 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 81st pick / 1951
RHTom Tracy*2420169 rushes for 714 yards, 5 td, & 32 catches for 535 yards and 4 tdDetroit Lions / 5th / 50th pick / 1956
LEJimmy Orr23Rook033 catches for 910 yards, 7 td, & 1 rush for 8 yards and 0 tdLos Angeles Rams / 25th / 291st pick / 1957
LTTed Karras24Rook02 fumbles recovered
LGMike Sandusky23102 fumbles recoveredSan Francisco 49ers / 4th / 46th pick / 1957
CEd Beatty2630Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 10th pick / 1954
RGJohn Nisby22101 fumble recoveredGreen Bay Packers / 6th / 70th pick / 1957
RTFrank Varrichione*26302 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 6th pick / 1955
REJack McClairen273029 catches for 491 yards, 1 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 26th / 306th pick / 1953
Defensive Starters
LDEGeorge Tarasovic28600 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 18th pick / 1952
LDTJoe Lewis22Rook01 interception, 3 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 17th / 199th pick / 1958
MGDick Lasse23Rook0Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 68th pick / 1958
RDTJoe Krupa25200 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 17th pick / 1956
RDEErnie Stautner*+33800 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1950
LLBDale Dodrill32701 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 67th pick / 1951
RLBJohn Reger27301 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
LDHDean Derby23104 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredLos Angeles Rams / 5th / 51st pick / 1957
RDHDick Alban29605 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredWashington Redskins / 9th / 103rd pick / 1952
LSGary Glick28202 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 1st pick / 1956
RSJack Butler*+31709 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
Special Teams Starters
KTom Miner26Rook014 of 28 field goals & 31 of 31 extra pointsPittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 31st pick / 1954
PJimmy Orr23Rook051 punts for a 39.7 average, 0 blockedLos Angeles Rams / 25th / 291st pick / 1957
PRBilly Reynolds275025 punt returns for a 5.7 average and 0 tdCleveland Browns / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1953
KRDick Christy23Rook016 kick returns for a 24.0 average and 0 tdGreen Bay Packers / 3rd / 27th pick / 1958

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