Lou Kusserow

Louis Joseph Kusserow
Born: September 6, 1927
Braddock, PA USA
Deceased: June 30, 2001
Rancho Mirage, CA
Position: LB-FB
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 200
College: Columbia
High School: Glassport (PA)
Career: 1949-1956
Drafted: 1949 in Round 3, #22 overall by the Detroit Lions

Lou Kusserow played from 1949 to 1956 during his career with the New York Yankees, New York Yanks and Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Kusserow ran for 1,246 yards in his career on 264 attempts, scoring 14 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 68 passes for 939 yards and 11 receiving touchdowns..

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1949AAFC New York Yankees100.
1954CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats2150.010.500.000.056.3
1955CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats11100.01515.000.000.015 118.8


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1949AAFC New York Yankees391363.50
1950NFL New York Yanks166.00
1953CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats 3
1954CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats903383.817 4
1955CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats1277435.968 7
1956CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats7233.30
CFL22411044.968 14
Totals26412464.768 14


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1953CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats 5
1954CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats4970214.373 5
1955CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats1419513.927 1
1956CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats5428.413 0
CFL6893913.873 11
Totals6893913.873 11

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1954CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats100.00

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1949AAFC New York Yankees613622.70
1954CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats611619.326 0
1955CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats59819.628 0
CFL1121419.528 0
Totals1735020.628 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1954CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats510821.690 1
1955CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats11212.012 0
CFL612020.090 1
Totals612020.090 1

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1953CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats3500040
1954CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats4500100050
1955CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats710000040

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1949AAFCNew York Yankees114
1950NFLNew York Yanks110
1953CFLHamilton Tiger-Cats12
1954CFLHamilton Tiger-Cats140
1955CFLHamilton Tiger-Cats120
1956CFLHamilton Tiger-Cats1


1953 - CFL CFL East All-Star
1954 - CFL CFL East All-Star
1955 - CFL CFL East All-Star
1955 - CFL CFL East All-Star