1951 Los Angeles Rams Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-4
Finishing 1st in the NFL's National Division
Postseason: 1-0 Won Championship
Coach: Joe Stydahar (8-4)
Location: Los Angeles, California
1951 Los Angeles Rams Roster
1951 Los Angeles Rams Results

The Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League ended the 1951 season with a record of 8 wins and 4 losses, finishing first in the NFL's National Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-0.

Offensively, Los Angeles paced the league with 392 points. At the same time, the defensive squad allowed 261 points. Norm Van Brocklin passed for 1,725 yards, and Bob Waterfield spent time under center also. Elroy Hirsch topped pass catchers, snagging 66 balls for 1,495 yards.

Dan Towler ran for a team-leading 854 yards for the Rams.

Jerry Williams, Herb Rich, Norb Hecker and Woodley Lewis each snatched 3 opponent throws.

Joe Stydahar coached the team. The 1951 Los Angeles Rams won the Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Norm Van Brocklin19410051.517258.9136.7115.78180.8
Bob Waterfield1768850.015668.9137.4105.79181.8
Glenn Davis2150.052.500.000.0556.3
Tom Keane100.000.000.01100.000.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dan Towler1268546.879 6
Dick Hoerner945696.143 6
Tank Younger362236.224 1
Glenn Davis642003.123 1
Vitamin Smith521432.831 1
Jerry Williams211065.032 2
Tommy Kalmanir16613.823 0
Bob Waterfield9495.425 3
Elroy Hirsch133.00
Norm Van Brocklin720.32
Totals42622105.279 22


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Elroy Hirsch66149522.791 17
Tom Fears3252816.554 3
Vitamin Smith1627817.467 1
Dan Towler1625716.146 0
Tom Keane1213311.121 0
Bob Boyd912814.228 1
Dick Hoerner810212.821 1
Glenn Davis89011.221 1
Tommy Kalmanir69115.238 1
Tank Younger57214.452 0
Jerry Williams5499.813 0
Norb Hecker4358.820 1
Marvin Johnson23819.028 0
Totals189329617.491 26


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Bob Waterfield434195.3231356.580
Tom Fears7685.76
Elroy Hirsch10.00
Norb Hecker10.00


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Norm Van Brocklin48199241.562
Bob Waterfield416641.552

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Vitamin Smith1213911.637 0
Tommy Kalmanir58617.267 1
Glenn Davis15855.731 0
Jerry Williams4225.511 0
Woodley Lewis11212.012 0
Totals373449.367 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Vitamin Smith1527418.336 0
Glenn Davis917919.933 0
Jerry Williams613322.228 0
Tommy Kalmanir612020.032 0
Woodley Lewis46716.824 0
Dick Hoerner12222.022 0
Don Simensen11313.013 0
Dan Towler11010.010 0
Bobby Collier188.00
Totals4482618.836 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Norb Hecker37424.736 0
Jerry Williams35317.721 1
Woodley Lewis33411.320 0
Herb Rich3113.70
Bob Boyd231.50
Tom Keane221.00
Don Paul11616.016 0
Tank Younger100.00
Charlie Toogood100.00
Totals1919310.236 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Elroy Hirsch017000102
Bob Waterfield31341098
Dick Hoerner61000042
Dan Towler60000036
Jerry Williams20001100024
Tom Fears306024
Norm Van Brocklin200012
Glenn Davis110000012
Vitamin Smith110000012
Tommy Kalmanir011000012
Norb Hecker100006
Tank Younger1000006
Bob Boyd100006