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1952 Los Angeles Rams

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9-3-0, Finished 1st in NFL National Division  · 1952 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 8.7, Offense: 5.4, Defense: 3.3, SoS: -0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 349 points (29.1/g), 1st of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 234 points (19.5/g), 6th.
 Differential of 115 points (9.6/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 8.6-3.4.

Coach: Joe Stydahar (0-1-0) and Hampton Pool (9-2-0)

Stadium: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
 Training Camp: University of Redlands (Redlands, California)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Norm Van Brocklin* 26 3 6 113 for 205, 1,736 yards, 14 td, 17 int, & 7 rushes for -10 yards and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 37th pick / 1949
FB Dan Towler*+ 24 2 0 156 rushes for 894 yards, 10 td, & 11 catches for 68 yards and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 25th / 324th pick / 1950
LH Skeets Quinlan 24 Rook 0 52 rushes for 224 yards, 1 td, & 14 catches for 265 yards and 2 td Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 49th pick / 1952
RH Vitamin Smith 29 3 0 57 rushes for 133 yards, 3 td, & 16 catches for 254 yards and 3 td
LE Tom Fears 30 4 0 48 catches for 600 yards, 6 td, & 1 rush for 0 yards and 0 td Cleveland Rams / 11th / 103rd pick / 1945
LT Don Simensen 26 1 0
LG Dick Daugherty 23 1 0 Los Angeles Rams / 18th / 217th pick / 1951
C Leon McLaughlin 27 1 0 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 21st / 193rd pick / 1947
RG Harry Thompson 26 2 0 1 fumble recovered
RT Tom Dahms 25 1 0
RE Elroy Hirsch* 29 6 0 25 catches for 590 yards, 4 td Cleveland Rams / 1st / 5th pick / 1945
 Defensive Starters
LDE Larry Brink 29 4 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 17th / 150th pick / 1948
LDT Jim Winkler* 25 1 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 27th pick / 1949
MG Stan West*+ 26 2 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 12th pick / 1950
RDT Ken Casner 22 Rook 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 40th pick / 1952
RDE Andy Robustelli 27 1 0 1 interception, 4 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 19th / 228th pick / 1951
LLB Tank Younger* 24 3 0 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
RLB Don Paul* 27 4 0 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 21st pick / 1947
LDH Jerry Williams 29 3 0 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 63rd pick / 1949
RDH Night Train Lane 23 Rook 0 14 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
LS Woodley Lewis 27 2 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 103rd pick / 1950
RS Herb Rich 24 2 0 8 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 6th / 67th pick / 1950
 Special Teams Starters
K Bob Waterfield 32 7 6 11 of 18 field goals & 44 of 45 extra points Cleveland Rams / 5th / 42nd pick / 1944
P Bob Waterfield 32 7 6 30 punts for a 42.5 average, 0 blocked Cleveland Rams / 5th / 42nd pick / 1944
PR Woodley Lewis 27 2 0 19 punt returns for a 18.5 average and 2 td Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 103rd pick / 1950
KR Skeets Quinlan 24 Rook 0 18 kick returns for a 25.3 average and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 49th pick / 1952

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
23 Paul Barry 26 6 0 208 6-0 Tulsa 8/7/1926 2 Los Angeles Rams / 13th / 127th pick / 1949
83 Larry Brink 29 LDE 12 0 236 6-5 Northern Illinois 9/12/1923 4 Los Angeles Rams / 17th / 150th pick / 1948
89 Bob Carey 22 12 0 219 6-5 Michigan St. 2/8/1930 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 13th pick / 1952
79 Ken Casner 22 RDT 11 0 245 6-2 Baylor 1/23/1930 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 40th pick / 1952
71 Tom Dahms 25 RT 12 0 242 6-5 San Diego St. 4/19/1927 1
67 Dick Daugherty 23 LG 12 0 219 6-1 Oregon 3/31/1929 1 Los Angeles Rams / 18th / 217th pick / 1951
29 Jack Dwyer 25 9 0 175 5-11 Loyola Marymount 1/15/1927 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 57th pick / 1951
80 Tom Fears 30 LE 12 0 216 6-2 Santa Clara,UCLA 12/3/1922 4 Cleveland Rams / 11th / 103rd pick / 1945
88 Norb Hecker 25 10 0 193 6-2 Baldwin-Wallace 5/26/1927 1 Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 72nd pick / 1951
48 Robert Hecker 27 2 0 185 6-1 Baldwin-Wallace 7/29/1925 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 10th / 100th pick / 1949
40 Elroy Hirsch* 29 RE 10 0 190 6-2 Wisconsin,Michigan 6/17/1923 6 Cleveland Rams / 1st / 5th pick / 1945
27 Marvin Johnson 25 5 0 183 5-11 San Jose St. 4/13/1927 1
10 Don Klosterman 22 2 0 180 5-10 Loyola Marymount 1/18/1930 Rook Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 26th pick / 1952
81 Night Train Lane 23 RDH 12 0 194 6-1 West. Nebraska CC-Scottsbluff 4/16/1929 Rook
65 Bill Lange 24 10 0 239 6-1 Dayton 1/12/1928 1 Los Angeles Rams / 30th / 389th pick / 1950
20 Woodley Lewis 27 LS 12 0 185 6-0 Oregon 6/14/1925 2 Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 103rd pick / 1950
49 Carl Mayes 22 7 0 190 6-0 Texas 3/31/1930 Rook
50 Leon McLaughlin 27 C 12 0 228 6-2 UCLA 5/30/1925 1 Los Angeles Rams / 21st / 193rd pick / 1947
31 Jack Myers 28 12 0 200 6-2 UCLA 10/8/1924 4 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 33rd pick / 1948
57 Don Paul* 27 RLB 12 0 228 6-1 UCLA 3/18/1925 4 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 21st pick / 1947
61 Duane Putnam 24 6 0 228 6-0 Pacific 9/5/1928 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 66th pick / 1952
21 Skeets Quinlan 24 KR 12 0 173 5-11 TCU,San Diego St. 6/22/1928 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 49th pick / 1952
42 Herb Rich 24 RS 11 0 181 5-11 Vanderbilt 10/7/1928 2 Baltimore Colts / 6th / 67th pick / 1950
84 Andy Robustelli 27 RDE 12 0 230 6-1 Arnold 12/6/1925 1 Los Angeles Rams / 19th / 228th pick / 1951
76 Don Simensen 26 LT 12 0 220 6-2 St. Thomas 9/11/1926 1
47 Vitamin Smith 29 RH 12 0 179 5-8 Abilene Christian 10/30/1923 3
74 Len Teeuws 25 12 0 242 6-5 Tulane 4/19/1927 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 25th / 301st pick / 1952
66 Harry Thompson 26 RG 12 0 225 6-2 UCLA 1/8/1926 2
70 Charlie Toogood 25 10 0 232 6-0 Nebraska 7/16/1927 1 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 35th pick / 1951
Cleveland Browns / 26th / 338th pick / 1950
32 Dan Towler*+ 24 FB 12 0 225 6-2 Washington & Jefferson 3/6/1928 2 Los Angeles Rams / 25th / 324th pick / 1950
11 Norm Van Brocklin* 26 QB 12 6 190 6-1 Oregon 3/15/1926 3 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 37th pick / 1949
7 Bob Waterfield 32 K 12 6 200 6-1 UCLA 7/26/1920 7 Cleveland Rams / 5th / 42nd pick / 1944
64 Stan West*+ 26 MG 12 0 235 6-2 Oklahoma 9/22/1926 2 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 12th pick / 1950
22 Jerry Williams 29 LDH 12 0 175 5-10 Idaho,Washington St. 11/1/1923 3 Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 63rd pick / 1949
78 Jim Winkler* 25 LDT 11 0 250 6-2 Texas A&M 7/21/1927 1 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 27th pick / 1949
35 Tank Younger* 24 LLB 12 0 225 6-3 Grambling St. 6/25/1928 3
Team Total 25.6 12 211.5 6-1.2 1.7