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Cecil Isbell

Cecil Frank Isbell

Position: TB-HB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 190 lbs.

Born: July 11, 1915 in Houston, TX
Died: June 23, 1985 in Hammond, IN
High School: Sam Houston
College: Purdue   (school history)
Drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the 1st round (7th overall) of the 1938 NFL Draft.
4-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

Playing Record

Coaching Results

Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Notes
1947 32 Baltimore Colts AAFC 14 2 11 1 .154 4
1948 33 Baltimore Colts AAFC 14 7 7 0 .500 1 0 1 .000 1
1949 34 Baltimore Colts AAFC 4 0 4 0 .000 6
1951 36 Chicago Cardinals NFL 2 1 1 0 .500 6 co-coach with Phil Handler
4 yrs 34 10 23 1 .303 1 0 1 .000 4.3
3 yrs BCL 32 9 22 1 .290 1 0 1 .000 3.7
1 yr CRD 2 1 1 0 .500 0 0 0 6.0

Games over .500: -13
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 0
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
1947 BCL 8 7 6 8 6 7 8 7 7 8 8 8 7 1 3 7 6 7 6 7 3 8 7 7 6 1 1 2 3 8 4
1948 BCL 8 3 4 3 4 4 4 2 4 4 4 6 6 6 1 5 1 1 5 5 7 5 6 5 7 7 6 3 2 6 2
1949 BCL 7 7 7 7 5 4 7 6 6 6 7 6 5 1 2 4 4 2 6 7 7 7 7 7 6 3 2 3 5 6 4
1951 CRD 12 10 6 9 6 5 10 10 6 5 5 5 11 5 7 8 5 9 6 9 4 9 8 7 7 4 1 5 8 4 9
4 yrs %tile 35 43 34 50 53 29 42 44 43 39 36 31 76 78 43 65 61 44 31 47 28 30 35 35 68 81 75 62 38 60
3 yrs BAL 38 38 34 48 48 30 47 39 35 30 26 35 79 87 44 65 70 39 30 38 26 26 30 30 65 74 78 68 26 69
1 yr ARI 25 58 33 58 67 25 25 58 67 67 67 17 67 50 42 67 33 58 33 75 33 42 50 50 75 100 67 42 75 33

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1947 32 NFL Baltimore Colts Head Coach
1948 33 NFL Baltimore Colts Head Coach
1949 34 NFL Baltimore Colts Head Coach
1951 36 NFL Chicago Cardinals Head Coach