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Spec Sanders

Orban Eugene Sanders

Position: TB-DB-HB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 196 lbs.

Born: January 26, 1918 in Temple, OK
Died: July 6, 2003 in Lawton, OK
High School: Temple
College: Texas   (school history)
Drafted by the Washington Redskins in the 1st round (6th overall) of the 1942 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14415th overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Spec Sanders 1946 Touchdown Log

1946 Touchdown Log: Regular Season · Playoffs

12 Touchdowns

6 Rushing, 3 Receiving, 1 Punt Return, 1 Kickoff Return, 1 Interception Return, 5 Go-Ahead, Long of 103 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Yankees12
Dons4
Bills3
Seahawks2
Dodgers2
Hornets1
Road7
Home5
Sunday5
Saturday3
Monday2
Friday1
Thursday1
1st1
2nd2
3rd3
4th6
3 or fewer yards2
4-9 yards2
20-29 yards2
30 or more yards6
Ace Parker2
Bob Perina1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 2 1946-09-14 NYY BUF W 21-10 4 Rushing 8 Trail 7-10 Lead 14-10*
2 2 1946-09-14 NYY BUF W 21-10 4 Rushing 1 Lead 14-10 Lead 21-10
3 5 1946-10-04 NYY @ BUF W 21-13 4 Punt Return 76 Lead 14-6 Lead 21-6
4 7 1946-10-19 NYY BDA W 21-10 4 Receiving 27 Bob Perina Trail 7-10 Lead 14-10*
5 8 1946-10-27 NYY @ LAD W 31-17 1 Kickoff Return 103 Trail 3-14 Trail 10-14
6 8 1946-10-27 NYY @ LAD W 31-17 2 Receiving 20 Ace Parker* Trail 10-14 Lead 17-14*
7 8 1946-10-27 NYY @ LAD W 31-17 3 Rushing 75 Tied 17-17 Lead 24-17*
8 10 1946-11-10 NYY LAD W 17-12 2 Receiving 49 Ace Parker* Trail 0-5 Lead 7-5*
9 12 1946-11-24 NYY CHR L 28-38 3 Rushing 1 Lead 21-17 Lead 28-17
10 13 1946-11-28 NYY @ BDA W 21-7 4 Rushing 42 Lead 14-7 Lead 21-7
11 14 1946-12-09 NYY @ MIA W 31-0 3 Interception Return 50 Lead 17-0 Lead 24-0
12 14 1946-12-09 NYY @ MIA W 31-0 4 Rushing 8 Lead 24-0 Lead 31-0

Playoffs

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 15 1946-12-22 NYY @ CLE L 9-14 3 Rushing 2 Trail 3-7 Lead 9-7*