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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 Bowman23Rook1296 rushes for 397 yards, 2 td, & 34 catches for 288 yards and 2 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 37th pick / 1954
LHLew Carpenter2215104 rushes for 476 yards, 3 td, & 16 catches for 145 yards and 2 tdDetroit Lions / 8th / 98th pick / 1953
RHBob Hoernschemeyer298694 rushes for 242 yards, 2 td, & 20 catches for 153 yards and 1 tdNew York Giants / 11th / 94th pick / 1947
LEDorne Dibble2531246 catches for 768 yards, 6 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 33rd pick / 1951
LTLou Creekmur*+274121 fumble recoveredPhiladelphia Eagles / 26th / 243rd pick / 1948
LGHarley Sewell231122 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 13th pick / 1953
CAndy Miketa25Rook112 fumbles recovered
RGDick Stanfel+2725Detroit Lions / 2nd / 19th pick / 1951
RTCharlie Ane231121 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 50th pick / 1953
RELeon Hart2641024 catches for 377 yards, 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 1st pick / 1950
Defensive Starters
LDEBob Dove33860 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredWashington Redskins / 5th / 40th pick / 1943
LDTGerry Perry24Rook6Los Angeles Rams / 29th / 349th pick / 1952
MGLes Bingaman+286120 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 15th pick / 1948
RDTBob Miller25212Detroit Lions / 5th / 58th pick / 1952
RDEJim Cain275120 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredChicago Cardinals / 7th / 70th pick / 1949
LLBJoe Schmidt*+221122 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 7th / 86th pick / 1953
RLBLaVern Torgeson*253122 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 5th / 58th pick / 1951
LDHJim David*272127 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 22nd / 261st pick / 1952
RDHBill Stits*23Rook126 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 44th pick / 1954
LSJack Christiansen*+263118 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 6th / 69th pick / 1951
RSCarl Karilivacz241112 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 23rd / 278th pick / 1953

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