1953 Los Angeles Rams Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-3-1
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's West Division
Coach: Hampton Pool (8-3-1)
Location: Los Angeles, California
1953 Los Angeles Rams Roster
1953 Los Angeles Rams Results

The Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League ended the 1953 season with a record of 8 wins and 3 losses and 1 ties, finishing third in the NFL's West Division.

The Rams lit up the scoreboard for 366 points, and the defense yielded 236. Dan Towler ran for a team-leading 879 yards for Los Angeles, and Skeet Quinlan also aided the ground game.

Norm Van Brocklin passed for 2,393 yards. Elroy Hirsch snagged 61 balls for 941 yards.

Norb Hecker and Woodley Lewis each seized 7 opponent throws.

Hampton Pool coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Norm Van Brocklin28615654.523938.4196.6144.97084.1
Rudy Bukich321443.81695.300.039.43021.5
Skeet Quinlan4250.06015.000.0125.04056.3
Vitamin Smith2150.05025.000.000.05095.8


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dan Towler1528795.873 7
Skeet Quinlan977057.374 4
Tank Younger843504.239 8
Brad Myers401243.131 3
Tom McCormick20291.40
Rudy Bukich14282.017 1
Vitamin Smith8263.221 0
Norm Van Brocklin8111.40
Woodley Lewis221.00
Elroy Hirsch1-6-6.0-6 0
Totals42621485.074 23


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Elroy Hirsch6194115.470 4
Bob Boyd2454822.870 4
Tom Fears2327812.131 4
Tank Younger2025913.048 1
Skeet Quinlan1726015.359 2
Dan Towler1112511.449 1
Vitamin Smith615125.254 3
Tom McCormick57214.420 0
Brad Myers4133.20
Norb Hecker22512.516 0
Totals173267215.470 19


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Ben Agajanian373697.3241041.766
Tom Fears6583.311100.08
Elroy Hirsch5480.04


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Norm Van Brocklin60252942.257

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Woodley Lewis352677.678 1
Vitamin Smith12302.521 0
Bob Boyd5265.213 0
Tom McCormick221.00
Brad Myers111.00
Totals553265.978 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Woodley Lewis3283025.969 0
Tom McCormick513426.844 0
Vitamin Smith24422.026 0
Bob Boyd34214.021 0
Skeet Quinlan23819.022 0
Tank Younger12424.024 0
Charlie Toogood11919.019 0
Bud McFadin155.00
Harry Thompson100.00
Totals48113623.769 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Norb Hecker79113.024 0
Woodley Lewis78712.445 1
Herb Rich39531.753 1
Don Paul35016.732 0
Night Train Lane393.00
Jack Dwyer23115.531 1
Bob Boyd13535.035 0
Stan West11010.010 0
Harland Svare199.00
Bud McFadin100.00
Charlie Toogood100.00
Totals3041713.953 3

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Ben Agajanian1036066
Tank Younger81000054
Dan Towler7100048
Skeet Quinlan42000036
Tom Fears415032
Elroy Hirsch0404028
Bob Boyd400000024
Vitamin Smith030000018
Brad Myers30000018
Woodley Lewis010100012
Night Train Lane01100012
Jack Dwyer10006
Herb Rich10006
Rudy Bukich10006