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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 (14418th overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Spec Sanders 1947 Touchdown Log

19 Touchdowns

18 Rushing, 1 Kickoff Return, 5 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 92 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Yankees19
Colts5
Hornets4
Bills4
Browns3
49ers1
Dons1
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Home12
Road7
Sunday14
Friday5
1st9
2nd3
3rd4
4th3
3 or fewer yards6
4-9 yards5
10-19 yards2
20-29 yards1
30 or more yards5

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1947-08-31 NYY @ BUF L 24-28 2 Rushing 17 Trail 7-14 Tied 14-14
2 2 1947-09-05 NYY CHR W 48-26 1 Rushing 19 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
3 2 1947-09-05 NYY CHR W 48-26 1 Rushing 2 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
4 3 1947-09-12 NYY @ LAD W 30-14 1 Kickoff Return 92 Trail 0-7 Trail 6-7
5 4 1947-09-21 NYY @ SFO W 21-16 2 Rushing 4 Trail 0-3 Lead 7-3*
6 5 1947-09-28 NYY @ BCL W 21-7 1 Rushing 4 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
7 5 1947-09-28 NYY @ BCL W 21-7 1 Rushing 5 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
8 7 1947-10-12 NYY BDA W 31-7 3 Rushing 52 Lead 14-7 Lead 21-7
9 8 1947-10-24 NYY @ CHR W 28-7 1 Rushing 8 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
10 8 1947-10-24 NYY @ CHR W 28-7 3 Rushing 70 Lead 21-0 Lead 28-0
11 9 1947-11-02 NYY BCL W 35-21 1 Rushing 3 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
12 9 1947-11-02 NYY BCL W 35-21 3 Rushing 5 Lead 14-7 Lead 21-7
13 9 1947-11-02 NYY BCL W 35-21 4 Rushing 56 Lead 21-14 Lead 28-14
14 12 1947-11-23 NYY CLE T 28-28 1 Rushing 1 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
15 12 1947-11-23 NYY CLE T 28-28 1 Rushing 3 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
16 12 1947-11-23 NYY CLE T 28-28 2 Rushing 27 Lead 14-0 Lead 21-0
17 13 1947-11-30 NYY BUF W 35-13 3 Rushing 1 Lead 14-6 Lead 21-6
18 13 1947-11-30 NYY BUF W 35-13 4 Rushing 1 Lead 21-13 Lead 28-13
19 13 1947-11-30 NYY BUF W 35-13 4 Rushing 56 Lead 28-13 Lead 35-13