1953 Detroit Lions Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-2
Finishing 1st in the NFL's West Division
Postseason: 1-0 Won Championship
Coach: Buddy Parker (10-2)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1953 Detroit Lions Roster
1953 Detroit Lions Results

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1953 season with a record of 10 wins and 2 losses, finishing first in the NFL's West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-0. Buddy Parker coached the team. The 1953 Detroit Lions won the Championship.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Bobby Layne27312545.820887.6165.9217.79759.6
Tom Dublinski301446.71745.800.0516.72625.6
Doak Walker7342.9314.4114.300.02395.8
Bob Hoernschemeyer5240.0163.2120.0120.0848.8
Jug Girard100.000.000.000.0039.6
Totals31614445.623097.3185.7278.597 

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bob Hoernschemeyer1014824.849 7
Bobby Layne873433.923 0
Doak Walker663375.150 2
Gene Gedman832553.127 3
Ollie Cline421694.031 0
Jug Girard19733.817 0
Bob Smith6518.530 0
Tom Dublinski6396.517 0
Lew Carpenter7243.413 0
Yale Lary12121.021 0
Pat Harder8212.610 0
Leon Hart122.00
Totals42718174.350 12

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Doak Walker3050216.783 3
Leon Hart2547218.949 7
Bob Hoernschemeyer2328212.335 2
Cloyce Box1640325.297 2
Dorne Dibble1627417.147 3
Gene Gedman141218.625 0
Ollie Cline1012612.628 1
Jim Doran67512.530 0
Jug Girard22412.015 0
Pat Harder11919.019 0
Bob Smith11111.011 0
Totals144230916.097 18

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Doak Walker292793.1191263.263
Jim Martin44100.04250.010
Totals333193.9231460.973

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Bob Smith40164741.257
Yale Lary28111239.761
Totals68275940.661

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Yale Lary131158.874 1
Jug Girard9869.641 0
Jack Christiansen8222.810 0
Gene Gedman4102.50
Joe Schmidt100.00
Totals352336.774 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jug Girard925228.085 0
Jack Christiansen1018318.334 0
Lew Carpenter817221.530 0
Doak Walker413934.854 0
Yale Lary611619.333 0
Gene Gedman24723.525 0
Bob Hoernschemeyer11010.010 0
Dick Stanfel144.00
Les Bingaman133.00
Ollie Cline100.00
Totals4392621.585 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jack Christiansen1223819.892 1
Yale Lary59819.632 0
LaVern Torgeson5275.410 0
Jim David45012.521 0
Bob Smith311939.773 0
Joe Schmidt25125.530 0
Lew Carpenter17373.073 1
Harley Sewell144.00
Thurman McGraw122.00
Les Bingaman111.00
Bob Miller100.00
Jim Martin100.00
Sonny Gandee100.00
Totals3866317.492 2

Defense and Fumbles:


Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Doak Walker2301227093
Bob Hoernschemeyer72000054
Leon Hart0700042
Dorne Dibble300018
Gene Gedman300000018
Cloyce Box200012
Jim Martin024010
Yale Lary01000006
Jack Christiansen0010006
Ollie Cline0100006
Lew Carpenter0010006
Totals12181002001431000271



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