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1954 Detroit Lions (NFL) 1st place Western Conference 9-2-1 .818
Head Coach: Buddy Parker
Offensive BacksPaul Christman
LineAldo Forte
DefenseGarrard Ramsey
OffenseGeorge Wilson
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Fri8/13/1954ACollege All-Stars31-6WChicago, ILSoldier Field93740
Thu8/19/1954APhiladelphia Eagles17-14WPhiladelphia, PAConnie Mack Stadium45600
Fri8/27/1954HWashington Redskins27-7WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium34380
Sat9/4/1954NNew York Giants28-13WNorman, OKMemorial Stadium25000
Fri9/10/1954NCleveland Browns56-31WDallas, TXCotton Bowl43000
Sun9/19/1954NPittsburgh Steelers42-14WBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium20000
Sun9/26/1954HChicago Bears48-23WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium52343
Sun10/10/1954HLos Angeles Rams21-3WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium55008
Sat10/16/1954HBaltimore Colts35-0WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium48272
Sun10/24/1954ASan Francisco 49ers31-37LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium58891
Sun10/31/1954ALos Angeles Rams27-24WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum74315
Sat11/6/1954ABaltimore Colts27-3WBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium25287
Sun11/14/1954HSan Francisco 49ers48-7WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium58431
Sun11/21/1954AGreen Bay Packers21-17WGreen Bay, WICity Stadium20767
Thu11/25/1954HGreen Bay Packers28-24WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium55532
Sun12/5/1954HPhiladelphia Eagles13-13TDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium54939
Sun12/12/1954AChicago Bears24-28LChicago, ILWrigley Field37240
Sun12/19/1954ACleveland Browns14-10WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium34168
Sun12/26/1954ACleveland Browns10-56LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium43827League Championship
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
50Charlie Ane506'226023Compton CC; Southern California1212
65Les Bingaman656'327228Illinois1212
33Bill Bowman336'221523William & Mary1212
80Cloyce Box806'422031West Texas A&M110
88Jim Cain886'120227Alabama1212
34Lew Carpenter346'220922Arkansas116
24Jack Christiansen246'119026Colorado State1111
76Lou Creekmur766'424627William & Mary1212
25Jimmy David255'1017827Colorado State1212
87Dorne Dibble876'219525Michigan State1212
83Jim Doran836'220127Iowa State70
78Bob Dove786'122233Notre Dame127
49Tom Dublinski496'219724Utah123
85Sonny Gandee856'021625Ohio State115
23Jug Girard235'1117627Wisconsin123
82Leon Hart826'525726Notre Dame1210
14Bob Hoernschemeyer145'1119429Indiana; Navy117
21Carl Karilivacz216'018824Syracuse1111
43Dick Kercher436'220522Tulsa71
22Bobby Layne226'120128Texas129
72Gil Mains726'224325Murray State126
62Jim Martin626'222730Notre Dame124
73Thurman McGraw736'523527Colorado State63
52Andy Miketa526'121025North Carolina1211
74Bob Miller746'324225Virginia1212
70Gerry Perry706'423724Pepperdine; Compton CC; California116
56Joe Schmidt566'122022Pittsburgh1212
66Harley Sewell666'123023Texas1211
40Bob Smith406'119829Tulsa; Iowa20
36Bob Smith366'020425Texas A&M120
63Dick Stanfel636'323627San Francisco CC; San Francisco66
20Bill Stits206'019423UCLA1212
53LaVern Torgeson536'021525Washington State1212
84Hal Turner846'223525Tennessee State30
37Doak Walker375'1117327Southern Methodist1212
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Dick Chapman113TRice
Jim Neal225CMichigan State
Bill Bowman337BWilliam & Mary
Bill Stits444BUCLAfrom WAS
Howard McCants449EWashington State
George Parozzo561TWilliam & Mary
Pence Dacus663BTexas Statefrom GB
Dick Kercher673BTulsa
Jack Cross785BUtah
Milt Davis897BUCLA
Bob Lawson9109BCal Poly (San Luis Obispo)
Jack Carroll10121EHoly Cross
Milt Schwenk11133TWashington State
Bob Hartman12145Oregon State
Jim Swierczek13157BMarshall
Ray Novak14169BNebraska
Kirk Hinderlider15181EColorado State
Bob Chuoke16193THouston
Rick Kaser17205BToledo
Norm Hayes18217TIdaho
Buster Graves19229TArkansas
Jim Durrant20241GUtah
Jack Kistler21253BDuke
Dewey Brundage22265EBrigham Young
Jack Shanafelt23277TPennsylvania
Bobby Burrows24289GDuke
Richie Woit25301BArkansas State
Jim George26313TSyracuse
Dick Rzeszut27325CBenedictine (Kansas)
Ad Rutschman28337CLinfield
Mel Bertrand29349CIdaho
Ellis Horton30360BEureka
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals478993108
Opponents Totals75454623
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals236911341175689
Opponents Totals19985991553489
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Doak Walker54343100.0111764.70106
Jug Girard70000042
Dorne Dibble60000036
Bill Bowman50000030
Lew Carpenter50000030
Jim Doran40000024
Bob Hoernschemeyer30000018
Jack Christiansen20000012
Bobby Layne20000012
Tom Dublinski1000006
Leon Hart1000006
Carl Karilivacz1000006
Harley Sewell1000006
Jim Martin0001616.703
Team Totals434343100.0122352.20337
Opponents Totals23212391.3101855.60189
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Jim Martin1616.70/0/0/1/0/
Doak Walker111764.72/4/5/0/0/
Team Totals122352.22/4/5/1/0/
Opponents Totals101855.65/2/2/1/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Lew Carpenter1044764.660t3
Bill Bowman963974.1612
Bob Hoernschemeyer942422.6352
Doak Walker322407.5311
Bobby Layne301194.0342
Tom Dublinski21763.6151
Jug Girard9364.0160
Cloyce Box12020.0200
Dick Kercher310.320
Bob Smith310.310
Team Totals39316084.16111
Opponents Totals39715203.813
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Tom Dublinski1387755.85410737.813.966t85.875.156101779.2
Bobby Layne24613554.99918187.413.555145.7124.986173277.3
Bob Hoernschemeyer7342.938111.627.066t342.9114.3008186.0
Doak Walker400.0300.000.0125.05-50.0
Team Totals39521554.415929727.513.866256.3215.3147282577.7
Opponents Totals35715042.017723906.715.900.0308.4164222630.0
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Dorne Dibble4676816.745t6
Bill Bowman342888.566t2
Doak Walker3256417.666t3
Jug Girard2742115.641t7
Leon Hart2437715.7400
Bob Hoernschemeyer201537.7261
Lew Carpenter161459.1232
Jim Doran1020320.3494
Cloyce Box6538.8140
Team Totals215297213.866t25
Opponents Totals150239015.90
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Jack Christiansen88410.530t1
Jimmy David77410.6250
Bill Stits67312.2230
Sonny Gandee3299.7170
Carl Karilivacz26633.030t1
LaVern Torgeson23316.5330
Joe Schmidt2136.5130
Team Totals3037212.4332
Opponents Totals211878.90
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Jug Girard63258541.065067
Team Totals63258541.06506740.0
Opponents Totals65255439.3364
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Jack Christiansen232259.861t1
Jug Girard9222.4140
Doak Walker411729.370t1
Joe Schmidt100.000
Team Totals373649.870t2
Opponents Totals29672.30
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Jug Girard1224820.7340
Doak Walker817221.5380
Bill Bowman617829.7100t1
Jack Christiansen510220.4270
Bob Hoernschemeyer47318.3200
Lew Carpenter24623.0250
Gil Mains133.030
Harley Sewell100.000
Team Totals3982221.1100t1
Opponents Totals61125720.60
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Charlie Ane0010110
Les Bingaman0001110
Bill Bowman820200
Jim Cain0002200
Lew Carpenter100000
Jack Christiansen100000
Lou Creekmur0010100
Jimmy David00011330
Dorne Dibble0020200
Jim Doran100000
Bob Dove0010100
Tom Dublinski510100
Sonny Gandee00022220
Leon Hart00011221
Bob Hoernschemeyer300000
Carl Karilivacz0001100
Bobby Layne200000
Gil Mains0010180
Jim Martin0001100
Andy Miketa0020200
Harley Sewell00022241
Bill Stits00011150
Doak Walker100000
Team Totals22111112231262
Opponents Totals22121011210
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