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Cliff Battles

Clifford Franklin Battles

Position: TB-FB-WB-DB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 195 lbs.

Born: May 1, 1910 in Akron, OH
Died: April 28, 1981 in Clearwater, FL
High School: Kenmore
College: West Virginia Wesleyan   (school history)

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14415th overall since 1950)
3-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1968

Coaching Record


Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1932 22 BOS TB 8 8 148 576 3 0 3.9 72.0 18.5 4 60 15.0 1 0 0.5 7.5 636 4 0
1933+ 23 BOS TB 12 11 136 737 3 0 5.4 61.4 11.3 11 185 16.8 0 0 0.9 15.4 922 3 0
1934+ 24 BOS TB 12 10 96 480 6 0 5.0 40.0 8.0 5 95 19.0 1 0 0.4 7.9 575 7 0
1935 25 BOS TB 7 6 67 230 1 0 3.4 32.9 9.6 3 22 7.3 0 0 0.4 3.1 252 1 0
1936+ 26 BOS FB 11 11 176 614 5 0 3.5 55.8 16.0 6 103 17.2 1 0 0.5 9.4 717 6 0
1937 27 WAS tb 10 8 216 874 5 75 4.0 87.4 21.6 9 81 9.0 1 0 0.9 8.1 955 6 0
Career 60 54 839 3511 23 75 4.2 58.5 14.0 38 546 14.4 4 0 0.6 9.1 4057 27 0

Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
1932 22 BOS TB 8 8 2 20 10.0 42 0 0.0 2 10.0 0 2.1 -2.4 21.0 5.3 0.0 0 0
1933+ 23 BOS TB 12 11 5 21 23.8 65 0 0.0 3 14.3 0 3.1 -3.3 13.0 5.4 0.4 0 0
1934+ 24 BOS TB 12 10 1 9 11.1 7 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 0.8 0.8 7.0 0.6 39.6 0 0
1935 25 BOS TB 7 6 5 22 22.7 92 0 0.0 1 4.5 0 4.2 2.1 18.4 13.1 25.6 0 0
1936+ 26 BOS FB 11 11 18 52 34.6 242 1 1.9 6 11.5 0 4.7 -0.2 13.4 22.0 17.1
1937 27 WAS tb 10 8 13 33 39.4 142 0 0.0 3 9.1 0 4.3 0.2 10.9 14.2 15.0
Career 60 54 44 157 28.0 590 1 0.6 15 9.6 7 3.8 -0.4 13.4 9.8 5.3 0 0

Comeback and game-winning drive numbers are based on research by Scott Kacsmar, as described in parts I, II, and III on the blog.

Advanced Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Att Y/A+ NY/A+ AY/A+ ANY/A+ Cmp%+ TD%+ Int%+ Sack%+ Rate+
1936+ 26 BOS FB 11 11 52 52 76 72 56 141 49
Career 60 54 157

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
1933+ 23 BOS TB 12 11 1
1934+ 24 BOS TB 12 10 1
Career 60 54 1 1

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1932 22 BOS TB 8 8 3 1 4 24
1933+ 23 BOS TB 12 11 3 1 4 1 27
1934+ 24 BOS TB 12 10 6 1 7 1 43
1935 25 BOS TB 7 6 1 1 2 12
1936+ 26 BOS FB 11 11 5 1 1 7 42
1937 27 WAS tb 10 8 5 1 1 7 42
Career 60 54 23 4 2 1 1 31 1 1 190

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams