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Ernie Nevers

Ernest Alonzo Nevers

Position: FB
Height: 6-0    Weight: 204 lbs.

Born: June 11, 1903 in Willow River, MN
Died: May 3, 1976 in San Rafael, CA
High School: Superior Central, Santa Rosa
College: Stanford   (school history)    (Nevers college stats)
5-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1963

Playing Record

Coaching Results

Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Notes
1927 24 Duluth Eskimos NFL 9 1 8 0 .111 11
1930 27 Chicago Cardinals NFL 13 5 6 2 .455 7
1931 28 Chicago Cardinals NFL 8 5 3 0 .625 4
1939 36 Chicago Cardinals NFL 11 1 10 0 .091 5
4 yrs 41 12 27 2 .308 0 0 0 6.8
3 yrs CRD 32 11 19 2 .367 0 0 0 5.3
1 yr DUL 9 1 8 0 .111 0 0 0 11.0

Games over .500: -15
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 0
Conference Championships: 0
Division Championships: 0

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
1927 DUL 12 11 1 11 1 1 7 1 1 1 9 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 11 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1930 CRD 11 7 1 6 1 1 6 1 1 1 4 1 1 1 1 8 1 1 1 6 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1931 CRD 10 4 1 5 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 10 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1939 CRD 10 10 9 10 10 10 10 9 10 9 10 9 1 4 7 9 9 10 8 10 9 9 8 8 5 7 4 7 10 9 9
4 yrs %tile 36 80 35 78 78 51 80 78 80 54 80 100 93 85 60 80 78 83 23 80 80 83 83 90 85 93 85 78 80 80
3 yrs ARI 42 73 42 70 70 52 73 70 73 61 73 100 90 80 49 73 70 77 25 73 73 77 77 87 80 90 80 70 73 73
1 yr DUL 17 100 17 100 100 50 100 100 100 33 100 100 100 100 92 100 100 100 17 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1927 24 NFL Duluth Eskimos Head Coach
1930 27 NFL Chicago Cardinals Head Coach
1931 28 NFL Chicago Cardinals Head Coach
1939 36 NFL Chicago Cardinals Head Coach