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8-3-1, Finished 3rd in APFA  · 1921 APFA Season Summary

Scored 148 points (12.3/g), 4th of 21 in the APFA. Allowed 31 points (2.6/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 117 points (9.8/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 11.7-0.3.

Coach: Fritz Pollard (8-3-1) (co-coach with Elgie Tobin) and Elgie Tobin (8-3-1)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
TB Fritz Pollard 27 1 11
FB Rip King+ 26 1 10
BB Paul Sheeks 32 Rook 9
WB Carl Cramer 24 1 11
LE Jim Flower 26 1 6
LT Pike Johnson 25 1 11
LG Elgie Tobin 35 1 2
C Russ Bailey 23 1 12
RG Al Nesser+ 29 1 12
RT Charlie Copley 1 11
RE Scotty Bierce 25 1 12
 Special Teams Starters
K Russ Bailey 23 1 12
P Russ Bailey 23 1 12
PR Russ Bailey 23 1 12
KR Russ Bailey 23 1 12

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Russ Bailey 23 C 12 12 183 5-11 West Virginia 10/17/1898 1
Marty Beck 21 b 8 2 175 5-9 none 1/2/1900 Rook
Scotty Bierce 25 RE 12 12 164 5-9 Akron 9/3/1896 1
Alf Cobb 29 1 0 210 5-11 Syracuse 6/7/1892 1
Charlie Copley RT 12 11 191 5-9 Muhlenberg,Missouri-Rolla 1
Bunny Corcoran 27 e 1 1 185 5-11 Georgetown (DC),Fordham 11/23/1894 1
Carl Cramer 24 WB 11 11 184 5-11 Hamline 12/20/1897 1
Jim Flower 26 LE 9 6 193 6-1 Ohio St. 10/17/1895 1
Bruno Haas 30 b 1 1 180 5-10 none 5/5/1891 Rook
Pike Johnson 25 LT 12 11 185 5-11 Washington & Lee 9/30/1896 1
Marshall Jones 27 wb 7 1 165 5-11 North Dakota 12/10/1894 1
Rip King+ 26 FB 11 10 202 6-1 West Virginia 10/25/1895 1
Frank McCormick 27 wb 2 1 190 5-11 South Dakota 11/5/1894 1
Al Nesser+ 29 RG 12 12 195 6-0 none 6/6/1892 1
Fritz Pollard 27 TB 12 11 165 5-9 Bates,Brown 1/27/1894 1
Roy Ratekin 23 e 4 1 180 5-10 Colorado St. 9/25/1898 Rook
Jack Read 23 3 0 none 2/20/1898 Rook
Paul Robeson 23 le 8 6 219 6-3 Rutgers 4/9/1898 Rook
Paul Sheeks 32 BB 12 9 173 5-8 Dakota Wesleyan,South Dakota 10/18/1889 Rook
Elgie Tobin 35 LG 8 2 180 5-9 West Virginia,Penn St. 5/7/1886 1
Leo Tobin g 12 6 220 5-9 Grove City Rook
Tommy Tomlin 28 lg 5 5 197 5-10 Syracuse 9/25/1893 1
Team Total 24.1 12 178.9 5-7.4 0.7