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1958 Los Angeles Rams

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8-4-0, Finished 2nd in NFL West Division  · 1958 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 6.0, Offense: 5.7, Defense: 0.3, SoS: 0.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 344 points (28.7/g), 2nd of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 278 points (23.2/g), 8th.
 Differential of 66 points (5.5/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 7.5-4.5.

Coach: Sid Gillman (8-4-0)

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 Billy Wade* 28 4 12 181 for 341, 2,875 yards, 18 td, 22 int, & 42 rushes for 90 yards and 2 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 1st pick / 1952
FB Joe Marconi 24 2 0 89 rushes for 428 yards, 1 td, & 10 catches for 87 yards and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 6th pick / 1956
LH Jon Arnett*+ 23 1 0 133 rushes for 683 yards, 6 td, & 35 catches for 494 yards and 1 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 2nd pick / 1957
RH Del Shofner*+ 24 1 0 0 rushes for 0 yards, 0 td, & 51 catches for 1,097 yards and 8 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 11th pick / 1957
LE Lamar Lundy 23 1 12 25 catches for 396 yards, 3 td Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 47th pick / 1957
LT Bob Fry 28 5 0 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 36th pick / 1953
LG Duane Putnam*+ 30 6 0 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 66th pick / 1952
C John Morrow 25 2 0 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 28th / 336th pick / 1956
RG Buck Lansford 25 3 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1955
RT Ken Panfil 28 2 0 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 70th pick / 1954
RE Red Phillips 22 Rook 11 35 catches for 524 yards, 2 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 5th pick / 1958
 Defensive Starters
LDE Glenn Holtzman 28 3 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 26th / 310th pick / 1954
LDT George Strugar 24 1 0 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 27th pick / 1957
RDT Frank Fuller 29 5 0 Los Angeles Rams / 26th / 313th pick / 1952
RDE Lou Michaels 23 Rook 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 4th pick / 1958
LLB Jack Pardee 22 1 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 14th pick / 1957
MLB Les Richter* 28 4 0 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Texans / 1st / 2nd pick / 1952
RLB Dick Daugherty 29 7 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 18th / 217th pick / 1951
LDH Jimmy Harris 24 1 0 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 50th pick / 1957
RDH Jack Morris 27 Rook 0 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 84th pick / 1956
LS Don Burroughs 27 3 0 7 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RS Will Sherman* 31 6 0 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Yanks / 26th / 311th pick / 1951
 Special Teams Starters
K Paige Cothren 23 1 0 14 of 25 field goals & 42 of 42 extra points Los Angeles Rams / 22nd / 256th pick / 1957
P Del Shofner*+ 24 1 0 49 punts for a 41.2 average, 0 blocked Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 11th pick / 1957
PR Jon Arnett*+ 23 1 0 18 punt returns for a 12.4 average and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 2nd pick / 1957
KR Jon Arnett*+ 23 1 0 16 kick returns for a 20.7 average and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 2nd pick / 1957

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
26 Jon Arnett*+ 23 KR 12 0 197 5-11 USC 4/20/1935 1 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 2nd pick / 1957
74 John Baker 23 12 0 279 6-6 North Carolina Central 6/10/1935 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 56th pick / 1958
83 Tom Braatz 25 1 0 216 6-1 Marquette 5/12/1933 1 Washington Redskins / 14th / 159th pick / 1955
79 Charlie Bradshaw 22 12 0 255 6-6 Baylor 3/13/1936 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 94th pick / 1957
21 Alex Bravo 28 3 0 190 6-0 Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo 7/27/1930 1 Los Angeles Rams / 9th / 106th pick / 1954
38 Fred Bruney 27 3 0 184 5-10 Ohio St. 12/30/1931 5 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 35th pick / 1953
25 Don Burroughs 27 LS 12 0 190 6-4 Colorado St. 8/19/1931 3
84 Leon Clarke 25 11 0 232 6-4 USC 1/10/1933 2 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 14th pick / 1956
36 Paige Cothren 23 K 12 0 201 5-11 Mississippi 7/12/1935 1 Los Angeles Rams / 22nd / 256th pick / 1957
50 Dick Daugherty 29 RLB 12 0 219 6-1 Oregon 3/31/1929 7 Los Angeles Rams / 18th / 217th pick / 1951
75 Bob Fry 28 LT 12 0 235 6-4 Kentucky 11/11/1930 5 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 36th pick / 1953
71 Frank Fuller 29 RDT 12 0 244 6-4 Kentucky 8/8/1929 5 Los Angeles Rams / 26th / 313th pick / 1952
44 Jimmy Harris 24 LDH 12 0 178 6-1 Oklahoma 11/12/1934 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 50th pick / 1957
89 Glenn Holtzman 28 LDE 12 0 250 6-3 North Texas 10/9/1930 3 Los Angeles Rams / 26th / 310th pick / 1954
62 John Houser 23 12 0 238 6-3 Redlands 6/21/1935 1
49 Floyd Iglehart 24 1 0 197 6-4 Wiley 1/25/1934 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 67th pick / 1958
57 Bill Jobko 23 9 0 224 6-2 Ohio St. 10/7/1935 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 80th pick / 1958
37 Jim Jones 23 12 0 204 6-1 Washington 5/6/1935 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 30th pick / 1958
63 Buck Lansford 25 RG 12 0 232 6-2 Texas 11/4/1933 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1955
85 Lamar Lundy 23 LE 12 12 245 6-7 Purdue 4/17/1935 1 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 47th pick / 1957
34 Joe Marconi 24 FB 12 0 225 6-2 West Virginia 2/6/1934 2 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 6th pick / 1956
55 Lou Michaels 23 RDE 12 0 243 6-2 Kentucky 9/28/1935 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 4th pick / 1958
40 Jack Morris 27 RDH 12 0 189 6-0 Oregon 11/1/1931 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 84th pick / 1956
51 John Morrow 25 C 12 0 244 6-3 Michigan 4/27/1933 2 Los Angeles Rams / 28th / 336th pick / 1956
73 Ken Panfil 28 RT 12 0 262 6-6 Purdue 9/16/1930 2 Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 70th pick / 1954
32 Jack Pardee 22 LLB 12 0 225 6-2 Texas A&M 4/19/1936 1 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 14th pick / 1957
82 Red Phillips 22 RE 12 11 197 6-1 Auburn 2/5/1936 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 5th pick / 1958
61 Duane Putnam*+ 30 LG 12 0 228 6-0 Pacific 9/5/1928 6 Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 66th pick / 1952
48 Les Richter* 28 MLB 12 0 238 6-3 California 10/6/1930 4 Dallas Texans / 1st / 2nd pick / 1952
15 Frank Ryan 22 5 0 199 6-3 Rice 7/12/1936 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 55th pick / 1958
43 Will Sherman* 31 RS 11 0 190 6-2 St. Mary's (CA) 10/20/1927 6 New York Yanks / 26th / 311th pick / 1951
29 Del Shofner*+ 24 P 12 0 186 6-3 Baylor 12/11/1934 1 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 11th pick / 1957
77 George Strugar 24 LDT 12 0 239 6-5 Washington 4/2/1934 1 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 27th pick / 1957
46 Clendon Thomas 23 6 0 196 6-2 Oklahoma 12/28/1935 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 19th pick / 1958
9 Billy Wade* 28 QB 12 12 202 6-2 Vanderbilt 10/4/1930 4 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 1st pick / 1952
27 Ron Waller 25 10 0 180 5-11 Maryland 2/14/1933 3 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 15th pick / 1955
78 Roy Wilkins 25 12 0 224 6-3 Georgia 12/26/1933 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 64th pick / 1957
24 Tommy Wilson 26 12 0 203 6-0 none 9/1/1932 2
Team Total 25.2 12 217.9 6-2.3 1.9