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Cleveland Browns

1953 Cleveland Browns Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 11-1
Finished 1st in the NFL's East Division

Postseason: 0-1

Lost Championship

Coach: Paul Brown (11-1)

1953 Cleveland Browns Statistics
1953 Cleveland Browns Game-by-Game Results

The Cleveland Browns of the National Football League ended the 1953 season with a record of 11 wins and 1 losses, finishing first in the NFL's East Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 0-1. Paul Brown coached the team.

PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Doug AtkinsDEMay 8, 19306'8"257Tennessee
Pete BrewsterESeptember 1, 19306'3"210Purdue
Ken CarpenterHB-FLFebruary 26, 19266'0"195Oregon St.
Tom CatlinLB-CSeptember 8, 19316'1"213Oklahoma
Don ColoDTJanuary 5, 19256'3"252Brown
Gene DonaldsonGSeptember 29, 19305'9"215Kentucky
Len FordDE-EFebruary 18, 19266'4"245Morgan St.
Frank GatskiC-LBMarch 18, 19226'3"233Marshall
Abe GibronGSeptember 22, 19255'11"243Valparaiso
Horace GillomE-DEMarch 3, 19216'1"221Ohio St.
Ken GorgalDBFebruary 13, 19296'2"200Purdue
Otto GrahamQB-DBDecember 6, 19216'1"196Northwestern
Lou GrozaT-C-DT-KJanuary 25, 19246'3"240Ohio St.
Jerry HelluinDTAugust 8, 19296'2"272Tulane
Lin HoustonGJanuary 11, 19216'0"213Ohio St.
Sherman HowardHB-DBNovember 28, 19245'11"193Iowa
Chick JagadeFBDecember 9, 19266'0"213Indiana
Tommy JamesDB-HBSeptember 16, 19235'10"185Ohio St.
Dub JonesHB-DB-WB-TBDecember 29, 19246'4"202Tulane
Ken KonzDBSeptember 25, 19285'10"184LSU
Warren LahrDBSeptember 5, 19235'11"189Case Western Reserve
Dante LavelliE-DEFebruary 23, 19236'0"191Ohio St.
Walt MichaelsLBOctober 16, 19296'0"231Washington & Lee
Marion MotleyFB-LBJune 5, 19206'1"232South Carolina St.
Chuck NollLB-G-CJanuary 5, 19326'1"220Dayton
Derrell PalmerDT-TAugust 27, 19226'2"240TCU
George RattermanQBNovember 12, 19266'0"192Notre Dame
Ray RenfroHB-FLNovember 7, 19296'1"190North Texas
Billy ReynoldsHBJuly 20, 19315'11"195Pittsburgh
John SanduskyT-DTDecember 28, 19256'1"251Villanova
Don SteinbrunnerTApril 5, 19326'3"220Washington St.
Tommy ThompsonLB-CJanuary 6, 19276'1"221William & Mary
Bill WillisDG-GOctober 5, 19216'2"213Ohio St.
George YoungDE-EMay 10, 19246'3"214Baldwin-Wallace