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Potsy Clark

George M. Clark

Born: March 20, 1894 in Carthage, IL
Died: November 8, 1972 in La Jolla, CA
College: William & Vashti

Coaching Results

Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Notes
1931 37 Portsmouth Spartans NFL 14 11 3 0 .786 2
1932 38 Portsmouth Spartans NFL 12 6 2 4 .750 3
1933 39 Portsmouth Spartans NFL 11 6 5 0 .545 2
1934 40 Detroit Lions NFL 13 10 3 0 .769 2
1935 41 Detroit Lions NFL 12 7 3 2 .700 1 1 0 1.000 1 NFL Champions
1936 42 Detroit Lions NFL 12 8 4 0 .667 3
1937 43 Brooklyn Dodgers NFL 11 3 7 1 .300 4
1938 44 Brooklyn Dodgers NFL 11 4 4 3 .500 3
1939 45 Brooklyn Dodgers NFL 11 4 6 1 .400 3
1940 46 Detroit Lions NFL 11 5 5 1 .500 3
10 yrs 118 64 42 12 .604 1 1 0 1.000 2.6
7 yrs DET-PRT 85 53 25 7 .679 1 1 0 1.000 2.3
3 yrs BKN 33 11 17 5 .393 0 0 0 3.3

Games over .500: 22
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 1
Conference Championships: 0
Division Championships: 1

Team's Ranks

Team Ranks in various categories, Lower ALWAYS indicates better performance.
Overall Offense Rushing Off Passing Off Defense Rushing Def Passing Def
Year Tm Tms WL% T/G Pts± Yds± Yds Pts GvA Att Yds TD Y/A FL Att Yds TD Int NY/A Yds Pts TkA Att Yds TD Y/A FR Att Yds TD Int nY/A
1931 PRT 10 2 1 2 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1932 PRT 8 3 3 3 5 5 3 3 5 5 2 3 1 7 5 4 3 4 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1933 PRT 10 4 4 5 1 1 3 4 1 2 4 2 1 6 6 4 4 5 4 4 7 6 8 4 6 1 1 1 5 7 5
1934 DET 11 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 11 6 9 1 4 2 1 1 4 2 1 2 1 9 3 5 1 1
1935 DET 9 2 3 4 3 3 2 2 3 2 1 3 1 8 5 4 2 1 1 5 5 4 1 1 1 4 3 4 7 7 4
1936 DET 9 3 8 1 1 1 2 4 1 1 1 1 1 8 7 4 4 4 2 2 9 2 2 1 3 9 6 7 2 6 5
1937 BKN 10 8 7 9 8 8 9 8 9 8 6 9 1 6 6 8 8 6 9 8 7 8 8 10 9 7 2 6 7 5 8
1938 BKN 10 6 2 7 8 8 6 1 8 7 5 6 1 9 7 7 1 5 8 6 4 5 8 2 9 8 10 10 9 2 5
1939 BKN 10 7 6 9 7 6 8 3 6 5 7 4 1 10 9 10 3 5 10 9 7 6 6 8 7 10 2 8 8 6 10
1940 DET 10 6 2 6 5 6 7 8 4 5 3 5 1 6 7 10 8 6 2 5 1 3 5 9 9 1 2 2 1 2 3
10 yrs %tile 66 71 61 68 68 64 74 70 71 79 73 100 36 49 48 74 68 70 65 66 70 68 72 62 66 73 66 64 71 66
7 yrs DET 78 76 76 83 81 78 76 85 83 91 85 100 40 55 58 76 73 91 78 72 80 81 84 77 83 77 82 78 73 80
3 yrs BKN 40 60 27 33 37 33 70 33 43 50 47 100 27 37 27 70 57 20 33 50 47 37 43 27 27 63 30 30 67 33

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1931 37 NFL Portsmouth Spartans Head Coach
1932 38 NFL Portsmouth Spartans Head Coach
1933 39 NFL Portsmouth Spartans Head Coach
1934 40 NFL Detroit Lions Head Coach
1935 41 NFL Detroit Lions Head Coach
1936 42 NFL Detroit Lions Head Coach
1937 43 NFL Brooklyn Dodgers Head Coach
1938 44 NFL Brooklyn Dodgers Head Coach
1939 45 NFL Brooklyn Dodgers Head Coach
1940 46 NFL Detroit Lions Head Coach