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1953 Los Angeles Rams (NFL) 3rd place Western Conference 8-3-1 .727
Head Coach: Hamp Pool
LineBill Battles
EndsRed Hickey
Assistant BackfieldEddie Kotal
BackfieldJohn Sauer
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/1/1953HFort Ord24-0WLong Beach, CAVeterans Memorial Stadium12370
Fri8/7/1953AEleventh Naval District72-19WSan Diego, CABalboa Stadium18000
Wed8/19/1953HWashington Redskins20-7WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum82678
Fri8/28/1953HCleveland Browns27-9WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum21440
Thu9/3/1953HSan Francisco 49ers35-10WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum30816
Mon9/7/1953NChicago Cardinals10-23LPortland, ORMultnomah Stadium26210
Sat9/12/1953NPhiladelphia Eagles17-28LLittle Rock, ARWar Memorial Stadium44300
Sun9/20/1953APittsburgh Steelers49-6WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field27274
Sun9/27/1953HNew York Giants21-7WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum49579
Sun10/4/1953ASan Francisco 49ers30-31LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium43922
Sun10/11/1953AGreen Bay Packers38-20WMilwaukee, WICounty Stadium23352
Sun10/18/1953ADetroit Lions31-19WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium55772
Sun10/25/1953HChicago Bears38-24WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum49546
Sun11/1/1953HDetroit Lions37-24WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum93751
Sun11/8/1953HSan Francisco 49ers27-31LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum85505
Sun11/15/1953AChicago Cardinals24-24TChicago, ILComiskey Park26674
Sun11/22/1953ABaltimore Colts21-13WBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium27268
Sun11/29/1953AChicago Bears21-24LChicago, ILWrigley Field31626
Sat12/5/1953HBaltimore Colts45-2WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum26696
Sat12/12/1953HGreen Bay Packers33-17WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum23069
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
3Ben AgajanianK6'019534Compton CC; New Mexico100
82Bob BoydROE-LOE6'220125Compton CC; Loyola Marymount12
83Larry BrinkLDE6'523530Northern Illinois12
10Rudy BukichQB6'120223Iowa; Southern California8
71Tom DahmsROT6'524226San Diego State12
67Dick DaughertyROG6'121924Colgate; Oregon12
29Jack DwyerLDH5'1117526Los Angeles CC; Loyola Marymount12
80Tom FearsLOE6'221331Santa Clara; UCLA8
22Neil FerrisDB5'1118126Loyola Marymount5
72Bob FryLOT6'423523Kentucky12
79Frank FullerRDT6'424424Kentucky9
58Bob GriffinLLB6'323524Arkansas2
88Norb HeckerLS-LOH6'219326Baldwin-Wallace12
40Elroy HirschLOE-ROE6'119030Wisconsin; Michigan12
63John HockLOG-ROG6'223026Santa Clara9
81Dick LaneRDH6'119424Western Nebraska JC11
20Woodley LewisRS-LOH6'019328Los Angeles CC; Oregon12
85Gene LipscombLDE6'628422none2
23Tom McCormickROH5'1118523Menlo; Pacific11
62Bud McFadinROG-MG6'326025Texas7
50Leon McLaughlinC6'222828UCLA12
27Brad MyersLOH6'119724Bucknell12
57Don PaulRLB6'122828UCLA10
61Duane PutnamLOG6'022825Pacific9
21Skeet QuinlanLOH5'1117325Texas Christian; San Diego State12
42Herb RichRS5'1118125Vanderbilt7
84Andy RobustelliRDE6'123028Arnold12
47Vitamin SmithROH5'817930Abilene Christian11
65Harland SvareLLB6'021423Washington State10
74Len TeeuwsROT-LOT6'424226Michigan State; Tulane12
66Harry ThompsonROG6'222527Los Angeles CC; UCLA84
70Charley ToogoodLDT6'023226Nebraska12
32Dan TowlerFB-LOH6'222525Washington & Jefferson12
11Norm Van BrocklinQB-P6'119927Oregon12
64Stan WestMG6'223927Oklahoma12
35Tank YoungerFB-ROH6'322525Grambling State12
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Donn Moomaw19CUCLAfrom PHI
Ed Barker112EWashington State
Rudy Bukich224BSouthern California
Bob Fry336TKentucky
Willie Roberts449ETulsa
Tom Scott561EVirginia
Paul Miller665TLouisiana Statefrom WAS; Future
Howie Waugh673BTulsa
Bobby Reynolds785BNebraska
Bob Morgan897TMarylandFuture
Brad Myers9109BBucknell
Mickey Lakos10121BVanderbilt
Jim Bailey11133BMiami (Ohio)
Chuck Doud12145GUCLA
Andy Matto13157TCincinnati
Frank James14169GHouston
Tom Carroll15181BOklahoma
Ken DeLoe16193TMississippi
Harland Svare17205EWashington State
Lew Jones18217TWabash
Jack Ellena19229TUCLAFuture
Bob Morford20241BCollege of Idaho
Dick Gordon21253TToledo
George Porter22265TTexas State
Larry Willoughby23277BFresno State
Marlow Gudmundson24289BNorth Dakota State
Ed Clemens25301CDayton
Louie Yourkowski26313TWashington
Lou Welsh27325CSouthern California
Jim Murray28337EMontana
Ray Lewis29349EBoise JC
Fritz Phren30360BCollege of the Ozarks
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals7710810180
Opponents Totals58714067
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals214105104573597
Opponents Totals19491921151465
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Ben Agajanian0363797.3102441.7066
Tank Younger90000054
Dan Towler80000048
Skeet Quinlan60000036
Tom Fears45683.311100.0032
Elroy Hirsch44580.000028
Bob Boyd40000024
Brad Myers30000018
Vitamin Smith30000018
Dick Lane20000012
Woodley Lewis20000012
Rudy Bukich1000006
Jack Dwyer1000006
Herb Rich1000006
Team Totals48454893.8112544.00366
Opponents Totals29272993.1112347.81236
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Ben Agajanian102441.76/2/1/1/0/
Tom Fears11100.01/10/00/00/00/0
Team Totals112544.07/2/1/1/0/
Opponents Totals112347.84/1/4/2/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Dan Towler1528795.873t7
Skeet Quinlan977057.374t4
Tank Younger843504.239t8
Brad Myers401243.131t3
Tom McCormick20291.580
Rudy Bukich14282.0171
Vitamin Smith8263.3210
Norm Van Brocklin8111.460
Woodley Lewis221.050
Elroy Hirsch1-6-6.0-60
Team Totals42621485.074t23
Opponents Totals37515704.210
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Norm Van Brocklin28615654.511623938.415.370t196.6144.961233284.1
Rudy Bukich321443.8151695.312.13000.039.44612321.5
Skeet Quinlan4250.016015.030.04000.0125.0006056.3
Vitamin Smith2150.015025.050.05000.000.0005095.8
Team Totals32417353.413326728.215.470t195.9185.6107256577.3
Opponents Totals36616144.017521816.013.5154.1308.2299188243.1
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Elroy Hirsch6194115.4704
Bob Boyd2454822.870t4
Tom Fears2327812.1314
Tank Younger2025913.0481
Skeet Quinlan1726015.359t2
Dan Towler1112511.4491
Vitamin Smith615125.254t3
Tom McCormick57214.4200
Brad Myers4133.390
Norb Hecker22512.5160
Team Totals173267215.470t19
Opponents Totals161218113.515
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Norb Hecker79113.0240
Woodley Lewis78712.445t1
Herb Rich39531.753t1
Don Paul35016.7320
Dick Lane393.080
Jack Dwyer23115.531t1
Bob Boyd13535.0350
Stan West11010.0100
Harland Svare199.090
Bud McFadin100.000
Charley Toogood100.000
Team Totals3041713.953t3
Opponents Totals1837320.72
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Norm Van Brocklin60252942.2570356
Team Totals60252942.257035636.2
Opponents Totals75303640.5326
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Woodley Lewis352677.678t1
Vitamin Smith12302.5210
Bob Boyd5265.2130
Tom McCormick221.020
Brad Myers111.010
Team Totals553265.978t1
Opponents Totals453567.90
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Woodley Lewis3283025.9690
Tom McCormick513426.8440
Bob Boyd34214.0210
Vitamin Smith24422.0260
Skeet Quinlan23819.0220
Tank Younger12424.0240
Charley Toogood11919.0190
Bud McFadin155.050
Harry Thompson100.000
Team Totals48113623.7690
Opponents Totals59160027.10
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Bob Boyd0001180
Larry Brink0001100
Rudy Bukich410100
Tom Dahms0010100
Tom Fears100000
Elroy Hirsch210100
Dick Lane00033261
Woodley Lewis200000
Gene Lipscomb0001100
Tom McCormick300000
Bud McFadin0001100
Brad Myers100000
Don Paul0001100
Skeet Quinlan310100
Herb Rich110100
Andy Robustelli0002200
Vitamin Smith100000
Harry Thompson0011200
Charley Toogood1022210
Dan Towler620200
Norm Van Brocklin310100
Tank Younger410100
Team Totals3222101323551
Opponents Totals2213922311
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