LaVern Torgeson

LaVern Earl Torgeson
Born: February 28, 1929
La Crosse, WA USA
Deceased: March 23, 2015
Position: LB-C
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 215
College: Washington St.
High School: LaCrosse (WA)
Career: 1951-1957
Drafted: 1951 in Round 5, #58 overall by the Detroit Lions

LaVern Torgeson played from 1951 to 1957 during his career with the Detroit Lions and Washington Redskins. Torgeson accounted for 6 points in his professional career.

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1951NFL Detroit Lions100.00
1952NFL Detroit Lions510020.034 1
1953NFL Detroit Lions5275.410 0
1954NFL Detroit Lions23316.533 0
1955NFL Washington Redskins34515.020 0
1956NFL Washington Redskins100.00
1957NFL Washington Redskins166.00
Totals1821111.734 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1953NFL Detroit Lions003000
1955NFL Washington Redskins002000
1957NFL Washington Redskins001000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1952NFL Detroit Lions10006

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1951NFLDetroit Lions120
1952NFLDetroit Lions120
1953NFLDetroit Lions110
1954NFLDetroit Lions120
1955NFLWashington Redskins110
1956NFLWashington Redskins120
1957NFLWashington Redskins120


1954 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1955 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1955 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1957 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)