Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBJim Finks27512164 for 306, 2,003 yards, 14 td, 19 int, & 9 rushes for 17 yards and 0 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 12th / 116th pick / 1949
FBFran Rogel27412111 rushes for 415 yards, 1 td, & 18 catches for 51 yards and 1 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 100th pick / 1950
LHRay Mathews2531280 rushes for 242 yards, 2 td, & 44 catches for 652 yards and 6 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 81st pick / 1951
RHJohnny Lattner*22Rook1169 rushes for 237 yards, 5 td, & 25 catches for 305 yards and 2 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 7th pick / 1954
LEGeorge Sulima2621230 catches for 439 yards, 1 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 31st pick / 1951
LTBob Gaona23112Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 54th pick / 1953
LGJohn Schweder27412Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 103rd pick / 1951, Philadelphia Eagles / 25th / 251st pick / 1949
CBill Walsh+275121 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 26th pick / 1949
RGPete Ladygo29212Pittsburgh Steelers / 16th / 186th pick / 1952
RTGeorge Hughes294122 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 34th pick / 1950
REElbie Nickel3271240 catches for 584 yards, 5 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 17th / 149th pick / 1947
Defensive Starters
LDEDewey Brundage23Rook120 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 22nd / 265th pick / 1954
LDTLou Ferry275110 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredGreen Bay Packers / 3rd / 25th pick / 1949
MGDale Dodrill*+283123 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 67th pick / 1951
RDTErnie Stautner294111 interception, 3 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1950
RDEBill McPeak285110 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 16th / 142nd pick / 1948
LLBStan Sheriff22Rook71 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredLos Angeles Rams / 18th / 214th pick / 1954
RLBLou Tepe241123 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 30th / 355th pick / 1953
LDHRuss Craft358113 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredPhi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 15th / 132nd pick / 1943
RDHJack Butler273124 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
LSPaul Cameron22Rook127 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 91st pick / 1954
RSBurrell Shields25Rook61 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredCleveland Browns / 6th / 72nd pick / 1952

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