Bob Hoernschemeyer

Robert James Hoernschemeyer
Born: September 24, 1925
Cincinnati, OH USA
Deceased: June 17, 1980
Detroit, MI
Position: B
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 194
College: Indiana, Navy
Career: 1946-1955
Drafted: 1947 in Round 11, #94 overall by the New York Giants

Bob Hoernschemeyer played from 1946 to 1955 during his career with the Chicago Rockets, Brooklyn Dodgers, Chicago Hornets and Detroit Lions. Hoernschemeyer ran for 4,548 yards in his career on 1,059 attempts, scoring 27 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 109 passes for 1,139 yards and 11 receiving touchdowns..

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1946AAFC Chicago Rockets1939549.212666.6147.3147.364.4
1947AAFC Brooklyn Dodgers1516442.47835.232.0117.335.3
1947AAFC Chicago Rockets22940.91436.514.500.078.4
1948AAFC Brooklyn Dodgers1557145.88545.585.2159.740.8
1949AAFC Chicago Hornets1676941.310636.463.6116.647.6
1950NFL Detroit Lions4125.0194.8125.0125.019 46.9
1951NFL Detroit Lions4250.04611.5250.000.030 131.3
1952NFL Detroit Lions4250.0143.5250.0125.010 58.3
1953NFL Detroit Lions5240.0163.2120.0120.048.8
1954NFL Detroit Lions7342.98111.6342.9114.366 86.0
1955NFL Detroit Lions2150.0178.5150.0150.017 79.2


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1946AAFC Chicago Rockets1113753.457 0
1947AAFC Brooklyn Dodgers1477024.884 5
1947AAFC Chicago Rockets520.40
1948AAFC Brooklyn Dodgers1105745.261 3
1949AAFC Chicago Hornets1334563.42
1950NFL Detroit Lions844715.696 1
1951NFL Detroit Lions1326785.185 2
1952NFL Detroit Lions1064574.341 4
1953NFL Detroit Lions1014824.849 7
1954NFL Detroit Lions942422.635 2
1955NFL Detroit Lions361093.010 1
AAFC50621094.284 10
NFL55324394.496 17
Totals105945484.396 27


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1946AAFC Chicago Rockets11111.011 0
1947AAFC Chicago Rockets144.01
1948AAFC Brooklyn Dodgers1117315.742 3
1950NFL Detroit Lions8789.841 1
1951NFL Detroit Lions2326311.448 3
1952NFL Detroit Lions171398.228 0
1953NFL Detroit Lions2328212.335 2
1954NFL Detroit Lions201537.626 1
1955NFL Detroit Lions5367.215 0
AAFC1318814.542 4
NFL969519.948 7
Totals109113910.448 11


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long
1946AAFC Chicago Rockets1148444.00
1947AAFC Brooklyn Dodgers25628.00
1948AAFC Brooklyn Dodgers14040.040
1949AAFC Chicago Hornets419548.80
1950NFL Detroit Lions414736.842

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1946AAFC Chicago Rockets69115.20
1947AAFC Brooklyn Dodgers11919.019 0
1948AAFC Brooklyn Dodgers133.00
1949AAFC Chicago Hornets144.00
1951NFL Detroit Lions2168.011 0
AAFC911713.019 0
NFL2168.011 0
Totals1113312.119 0

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1946AAFC Chicago Rockets927530.60
1947AAFC Chicago Rockets11111.011 0
1948AAFC Brooklyn Dodgers613823.00
1949AAFC Chicago Hornets1437326.60
1951NFL Detroit Lions37826.041 0
1952NFL Detroit Lions12323.023 0
1953NFL Detroit Lions11010.010 0
1954NFL Detroit Lions47318.220 0
AAFC3079726.611 0
NFL918420.441 0
Totals3998125.241 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1946AAFC Chicago Rockets11010.010 0
1947AAFC Brooklyn Dodgers188.00
AAFC2189.010 0
Totals2189.010 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1950NFL Detroit Lions1000
1951NFL Detroit Lions3200
1952NFL Detroit Lions3100
1953NFL Detroit Lions3100
1954NFL Detroit Lions3000
1955NFL Detroit Lions1000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1947AAFC Brooklyn Dodgers50000030
1947AAFC Chicago Rockets0100006
1948AAFC Brooklyn Dodgers330010042
1949AAFC Chicago Hornets20000012
1950NFL Detroit Lions1100012
1951NFL Detroit Lions230000030
1952NFL Detroit Lions40000024
1953NFL Detroit Lions72000054
1954NFL Detroit Lions21000018
1955NFL Detroit Lions100006

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1946AAFCChicago Rockets1410
1947AAFCBrooklyn Dodgers125
1947AAFCChicago Rockets22
1948AAFCBrooklyn Dodgers146
1949AAFCChicago Hornets1212
1950NFLDetroit Lions100
1951NFLDetroit Lions110
1952NFLDetroit Lions100
1953NFLDetroit Lions120
1954NFLDetroit Lions110
1955NFLDetroit Lions50


1946 - AAFC AAFC All-AAFC (2nd Team)
1946 - AAFC United Press International All-AAFC (2nd Team)
1946 - AAFC New York Daily News All-AAFC (2nd Team)
1949 - AAFC AAFC All-AAFC (2nd Team)
1949 - AAFC United Press International All-AAFC (2nd Team)
1951 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1952 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1952 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1952 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1953 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1953 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)