Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBJim Finks*25312158 for 336, 2,307 yards, 20 td, 19 int, & 23 rushes for 37 yards and 5 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 12th / 116th pick / 1949
FBFran Rogel252584 rushes for 230 yards, 3 td, & 12 catches for 140 yards and 0 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 100th pick / 1950
LHRay Mathews*2311166 rushes for 315 yards, 0 td, & 33 catches for 543 yards and 5 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 81st pick / 1951
RHLynn Chandnois*272997 rushes for 298 yards, 1 td, & 28 catches for 370 yards and 2 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 8th pick / 1950
LEGeorge Sulima24Rook79 catches for 176 yards, 1 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 31st pick / 1951
LTBill Murray2629New York Giants / 10th / 122nd pick / 1951, Baltimore Colts / 4th / 41st pick / 1950
LGJohn Schweder252101 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 103rd pick / 1951, Philadelphia Eagles / 25th / 251st pick / 1949
CBill Walsh253121 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 26th pick / 1949
RGPete Ladygo27Rook11Pittsburgh Steelers / 16th / 186th pick / 1952
RTGeorge Hughes272111 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 34th pick / 1950
REElbie Nickel*3051255 catches for 884 yards, 9 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 17th / 149th pick / 1947
Defensive Starters
LDEGeorge Tarasovic 22Rook90 interceptions, 4 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 18th pick / 1952
LDTLou Ferry253120 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredGreen Bay Packers / 3rd / 25th pick / 1949
MGDale Dodrill261120 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 67th pick / 1951
RDTErnie Stautner*272110 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1950
RDEBill McPeak*263120 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 16th / 142nd pick / 1948
LLBDarrell Hogan 263124 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
MLBJerry Shipkey*+274122 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 58th pick / 1947
RLBFrank Sinkovitz295111 interception, 2 fumbles recovered
LDHHoward Hartley 28494 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RDHJack Butler251127 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
SClaude Hipps 25Rook93 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 78th pick / 1952

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