Lew Carpenter

Lewis Glenn Carpenter
Born: January 12, 1932
Hayti, MO USA
Deceased: November 14, 2010
San Marcos, TX
Position: HB-FB
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 220
College: Arkansas
High School: West Memphis (AR)
Career: 1953-1963
Drafted: 1953 in Round 8, #97 overall by the Detroit Lions

Lew Carpenter played from 1953 to 1963 during his career with the Detroit Lions, Cleveland Browns and Green Bay Packers. Carpenter ran for 2,025 yards in his career on 468 attempts, scoring 16 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 87 passes for 782 yards and 4 receiving touchdowns..

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1953NFL Detroit Lions7243.413 0
1954NFL Detroit Lions1044764.660 3
1955NFL Detroit Lions1375434.049 6
1957NFL Cleveland Browns833153.855 4
1958NFL Cleveland Browns733084.230 2
1959NFL Green Bay Packers603225.455 1
1960NFL Green Bay Packers12424.024 0
1961NFL Green Bay Packers155.00
1963NFL Green Bay Packers284.00
Totals46820254.360 16


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1954NFL Detroit Lions161459.123 2
1955NFL Detroit Lions443127.134 2
1957NFL Cleveland Browns56513.021 0
1958NFL Cleveland Browns5479.418 0
1959NFL Green Bay Packers5479.423 0
1960NFL Green Bay Packers12121.021 0
1961NFL Green Bay Packers3299.716 0
1962NFL Green Bay Packers710414.922 0
1963NFL Green Bay Packers11212.012 0
Totals877829.034 4

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1959NFL Green Bay Packers1315011.551 0
1960NFL Green Bay Packers9596.612 0
1961NFL Green Bay Packers613021.748 0
Totals2833912.151 0

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1953NFL Detroit Lions817221.530 0
1954NFL Detroit Lions24623.025 0
1955NFL Detroit Lions47819.524 0
1957NFL Cleveland Browns12424.024 0
1958NFL Cleveland Browns11818.018 0
1959NFL Green Bay Packers12424.024 0
1960NFL Green Bay Packers1224920.829 0
1963NFL Green Bay Packers57515.024 0
Totals3468620.230 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1953NFL Detroit Lions17373.073 1
Totals17373.073 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1953NFL Detroit Lions0010006
1954NFL Detroit Lions32000030
1955NFL Detroit Lions62000048
1957NFL Cleveland Browns40000024
1958NFL Cleveland Browns20000012
1959NFL Green Bay Packers10000006

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1953NFLDetroit Lions120
1954NFLDetroit Lions110
1955NFLDetroit Lions120
1957NFLCleveland Browns100
1958NFLCleveland Browns120
1959NFLGreen Bay Packers120
1960NFLGreen Bay Packers120
1961NFLGreen Bay Packers140
1962NFLGreen Bay Packers140
1963NFLGreen Bay Packers140