1949 Detroit Lions Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 4-8
Finishing 4th in the NFL's West Division
Coach: Bo McMillin (4-8)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1949 Detroit Lions Statistics
1949 Detroit Lions Results

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1949 season with a record of 4 wins and 8 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's West Division. Bo McMillin coached the team.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
85Abe AddamsDEJuly 12, 19266'2"220IndianaLouisville, KY USA50
65Les BingamanDGFebruary 3, 19266'3"272IllinoisMcKenzie, TN USA121
11Cloyce BoxRHAugust 24, 19236'4"220Louisiana TechHamilton, TX USA105
George BrodnaxRDEJune 13, 19276'1"202Georgia TechAtlanta, GA 10
64Howie BrownRTJanuary 26, 19225'11"215IndianaDayton, OH USA1210
63Mario DeMarcoLGJuly 24, 19245'11"200Miami (FL)Boonton, NJ USA1211
60Chuck DeShaneBDecember 10, 19186'1"212AlabamaWaukesha, WI USA81
44Don DollKRAugust 29, 19265'10"185USCLos Angeles, CA USA121
35Bill DudleyKDecember 24, 19195'10"182VirginiaBluefield, VA USA1211
24Fred EnkeQBDecember 15, 19246'1"208ArizonaLouisville, KY USA127
85Sam GoldmanENovember 10, 19166'3"228Ohio St.Cleveland, OH USA81
81John GreeneREApril 21, 19206'0"210MichiganPittsburgh, PA USA1211
17Mel GroomesHBMarch 6, 19276'0"178IndianaTrenton, NJ USA30
84Barney HafenDE-ENovember 20, 19216'2"195UtahSanta Clara, UT USA120
70George HekkersLTFebruary 18, 19236'4"241WisconsinMilwaukee, WI USA126
36John HollarFBAugust 7, 19226'0"223Appalachian St.Boone, NC USA65
George KarstensCFebruary 9, 19246'4"205IndianaChicago, IL USA20
22Clyde LeForceQBJune 4, 19235'11"176TulsaPawnee, OK USA111
19Chick MaggioliDB-HBMay 17, 19225'11"178IndianaMishawaka, IN USA120
87Bob MannLEApril 8, 19245'11"172MichiganNew Bern, NC USA1211
38Jim MelloDB-FB-LBNovember 8, 19205'10"190Notre DameWarwick, RI USA100
83Kelley MoteEApril 27, 19236'2"189South CarolinaHapeville, GA USA121
33John PanelliLBMay 7, 19265'11"200Notre DameMorristown, NJ USA111
53Bob PifferiniCOctober 1, 19226'0"210San Jose St.Oakdale, CA USA121
88Ollie PooleDE-EApril 18, 19226'3"220North CarolinaGloster, MS USA80
75John PrchlikDTJuly 20, 19256'4"234YaleCleveland, OH USA122
Hal PrescottEOctober 18, 19206'1"199Hardin-SimmonsAbilene, TX USA10
76Mike RoussosTFebruary 8, 19266'3"238PittsburghNew Castle, PA USA60
86Al RussasT-DEAugust 22, 19236'2"210TennesseeProvidence, RI USA90
73Jack SimmonsCOctober 8, 19246'4"236MarylandGrosse Pointe, MI USA1211
40Bob SmithDBAugust 20, 19256'1"191TulsaRanger, TX USA122
82Cecil SoudersLTJanuary 3, 19216'1"210Ohio St.Bucyrus, OH USA125
71Russ ThomasTJuly 24, 19246'3"237Ohio St.Griffithsville, WV USA91
76John TreadawayTAugust 21, 19176'5"258Hardin-SimmonsMoscow, TN USA70
18Wally TriplettPRApril 18, 19265'10"170Penn St.La Mott, PA USA115
28Frank TripuckaQBDecember 8, 19276'2"192Notre DameBloomfield, NJ USA64
67Bill WardRGFebruary 19, 19216'0"230Washington St.Sequim, WA USA1211
16Camp WilsonFBMarch 29, 19226'1"200Tarleton St.Pecos, TX USA126