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Johnny Knolla

John Alexander Knolla

Position: HB
Height: 5-10    Weight: 180 lbs.

Born: March 19, 1919 in Chicago, IL
Died: January 12, 1992 in Wichita, KS
High School: Harrisburg
College: Creighton   (school history)
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 3rd round (18th overall) of the 1941 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)

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
1942 23 CRD hb 11 2 15 43 0 14 2.9 3.9 1.4 8 48 6.0 0 15 0.7 4.4 91 0 0
1945 26 CRD hb 7 2 15 36 0 8 2.4 5.1 2.1 1 15 15.0 0 15 0.1 2.1 51 0 2
Career 18 4 30 79 0 14 2.6 4.4 1.7 9 63 7.0 0 15 0.5 3.5 142 0 2

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1942 23 CRD hb 11 2 6 64 0 17 10.7 1 24 0 24 24.0 179
1945 26 CRD hb 7 2 3 43 0 22 14.3 6 114 0 36 19.0 208
Career 18 4 9 107 0 22 11.9 7 138 0 36 19.7 387

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
1942 23 CRD hb 11 2 1 6 16.7 16 0 0.0 0 0.0 16 2.7 2.7 16.0 1.5 39.6 0 0
1945 26 CRD hb 7 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Career 18 4 1 7 14.3 16 0 0.0 0 0.0 16 2.3 2.3 16.0 0.9 39.6 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.

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
1942 23 CRD hb 11 2 1 28 0 28 0
1945 26 CRD hb 7 2 0 2 0 0 0
Career 18 4 1 28 0 28 0 0 2 0 0 0

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
1945 26 CRD hb 7 2 2 66 34 0 33.0
Career 18 4 2 66 34 0 33.0