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Johnny Drake

John William Drake

Position: B
Height: 6-1    Weight: 213 lbs.

Born: March 27, 1916 in Chicago, IL
Died: March 25, 1973 in Detroit, MI
High School: Bowen
College: Purdue   (school history)
Drafted by the Cleveland Rams in the 1st round (10th overall) of the 1937 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

Johnny Drake 1940 Touchdown Log

9 Touchdowns

9 Rushing, 5 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 14 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Rams9
Eagles3
Bears1
Giants1
Cardinals1
Packers1
Tigers1
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Home5
Road4
Sunday9
1st5
2nd3
4th1
3 or fewer yards3
4-9 yards4
10-19 yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1940-09-22 RAM PHI W 21-13 1 Rushing 2 Tied 0-0 Lead 6-0*
2 1 1940-09-22 RAM PHI W 21-13 1 Rushing - Lead 6-0 Lead 13-0
3 1 1940-09-22 RAM PHI W 21-13 2 Rushing 8 Lead 13-7 Lead 19-7
4 6 1940-10-27 RAM @ CRD L 7-17 1 Rushing 7 Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7
5 7 1940-11-03 RAM DET W 24-0 2 Rushing 2 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
6 8 1940-11-10 RAM @ NYG W 13-0 4 Rushing 1 Lead 6-0 Lead 13-0
7 9 1940-11-17 RAM @ BKN L 14-29 1 Rushing 4 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
8 10 1940-11-24 RAM @ CHI L 25-47 1 Rushing 14 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
9 11 1940-12-01 RAM GNB T 13-13 2 Rushing 5 Trail 0-3 Lead 7-3*
'-' indicates an unknown distance