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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 1948 Touchdown Log

9 Touchdowns

9 Rushing, 2 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 60 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Yankees9
Colts4
Dodgers2
Dons1
49ers1
Bills1
Road5
Home4
Sunday5
Friday2
Thursday2
1st1
2nd1
3rd4
4th3
3 or fewer yards4
4-9 yards4
30 or more yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1948-08-27 NYY @ BDA W 21-3 3 Rushing 8 Trail 0-3 Lead 7-3*
2 1 1948-08-27 NYY @ BDA W 21-3 3 Rushing 60 Lead 7-3 Lead 14-3
3 2 1948-09-05 NYY @ BCL L 28-45 2 Rushing 1 Trail 0-14 Trail 7-14
4 2 1948-09-05 NYY @ BCL L 28-45 3 Rushing 1 Trail 14-21 Tied 21-21
5 4 1948-09-16 NYY BCL L 14-27 1 Rushing 4 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
6 4 1948-09-16 NYY BCL L 14-27 4 Rushing 3 Trail 7-27 Trail 14-27
7 6 1948-10-10 NYY @ BUF W 14-13 3 Rushing 5 Trail 0-13 Trail 7-13
8 7 1948-10-17 NYY SFO L 7-21 4 Rushing 3 Trail 0-14 Trail 7-14
9 10 1948-11-07 NYY LAD W 38-6 4 Rushing 6 Lead 24-6 Lead 31-6