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1949 Baltimore Colts

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1-11-0, Finished 6th in AAFC  · 1949 AAFC Season Summary

Scored 172 points (14.3/g), 7th of 7 in the AAFC. Allowed 341 points (28.4/g), 7th.
 Differential of -169 points (-14.1/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 2.0-10.0.

Coach: Cecil Isbell (0-4-0) and Walt Driskill (1-7-0)

Stadium: Baltimore Memorial Stadium

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Y.A. Tittle 23 1 7 148 for 289, 2,209 yards, 14 td, 18 int, & 29 rushes for 89 yards and 2 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1948
FB Lu Gambino 26 1 6 56 rushes for 208 yards, 0 td, & 10 catches for 67 yards and 1 td Chicago Bears / 26th / 271st pick / 1945
LH Jake Leicht 30 1 6 6 rushes for -7 yards, 0 td, & 1 catch for 12 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 10th / 89th pick / 1946
RH Bob Pfohl 23 1 7 67 rushes for 205 yards, 2 td, & 7 catches for 62 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 7th / 46th pick / 1948
LE Lamar Davis 28 3 9 38 catches for 548 yards, 1 td Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 2nd / 12th pick / 1943
LT Ernie Blandin 30 3 8 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 33rd pick / 1942
LG Dick Barwegen+ 27 2 10 Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers / 6th / 44th pick / 1945
C Felto Prewitt 25 3 7 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 48th pick / 1946
RG Dub Garrett 24 1 7 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 21st pick / 1948
RT Jim Spruill 26 1 9 Detroit Lions / 18th / 157th pick / 1948
RE John North 28 1 6 25 catches for 490 yards, 4 td Washington Redskins / 6th / 51st pick / 1945
 Special Teams Starters
K Rex Grossman 25 1 0 6 of 11 field goals & 19 of 19 extra points Philadelphia Eagles / 29th / 273rd pick / 1948
P Charlie O'Rourke 32 7 0 28 punts for a 39.2 average, 0 blocked Chicago Bears / 5th / 39th pick / 1941
PR Herm Wedemeyer 25 1 5 16 punt returns for a 13.8 average and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 9th pick / 1947
KR Herm Wedemeyer 25 1 5 30 kick returns for a 20.1 average and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 9th pick / 1947

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Dick Barwegen+ 27 LG 12 10 227 6-1 Purdue 12/25/1922 2 Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers / 6th / 44th pick / 1945
Hub Bechtol 23 e 12 2 202 6-3 Texas,Texas Tech 4/20/1926 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 5th pick / 1947
Warren Beson 26 3 0 205 6-0 Minnesota 11/16/1923 Rook New York Bulldogs / 17th / 164th pick / 1949
Ernie Blandin 30 LT 10 8 248 6-4 Tulane 6/21/1919 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 33rd pick / 1942
Ken Cooper 26 rg 12 5 205 6-1 Vanderbilt 2/26/1923 Rook Green Bay Packers / 15th / 143rd pick / 1949
Bob Cowan 26 9 0 185 5-11 Indiana 1/2/1923 2 Chicago Cardinals / 12th / 111th pick / 1945
Lamar Davis 28 LE 12 9 185 6-1 Georgia 6/15/1921 3 Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 2nd / 12th pick / 1943
Spiro Dellerba 26 lb 9 2 200 5-11 Ohio St. 1/25/1923 2
Barry French 27 g 11 4 225 6-0 Purdue 2/12/1922 2 Chicago Bears / 19th / 194th pick / 1944
Lu Gambino 26 FB 10 6 205 6-1 Indiana,Maryland 9/21/1923 1 Chicago Bears / 26th / 271st pick / 1945
Dub Garrett 24 RG 11 7 235 6-1 Mississippi St. 1/29/1925 1 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 21st pick / 1948
Rex Grossman 25 K 11 0 215 6-1 Indiana 2/5/1924 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 29th / 273rd pick / 1948
Chick Jagade 23 fb 10 3 213 6-0 Indiana 12/9/1926 Rook Washington Redskins / 14th / 118th pick / 1948
Jon Jenkins 23 t 11 3 225 6-2 Dartmouth 6/17/1926 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 9th / 91st pick / 1949
Bob Kelly 24 hb 10 2 190 5-10 Notre Dame,Navy 6/6/1925 2 Green Bay Packers / 10th / 81st pick / 1947
Wayne Kingery 22 9 0 175 5-11 LSU,McNeese St. 6/5/1927 Rook
Jake Leicht 30 LH 12 6 170 5-9 Oregon 8/2/1919 1 Washington Redskins / 10th / 89th pick / 1946
Bill Leonard 22 de 11 2 200 6-2 Notre Dame 4/27/1927 Rook
John Mellus 32 t 12 1 214 6-0 Villanova 6/16/1917 11 New York Giants / 9th / 78th pick / 1938
Bus Mertes 30 b 2 2 201 6-0 Iowa 10/7/1919 4
John North 28 RE 11 6 199 6-2 Vanderbilt 6/17/1921 1 Washington Redskins / 6th / 51st pick / 1945
Bob Nowaskey 31 e 12 2 205 6-0 George Washington 2/3/1918 9 Cleveland Rams / 7th / 55th pick / 1940
Charlie O'Rourke 32 P 5 0 175 5-11 Boston Col. 5/10/1917 7 Chicago Bears / 5th / 39th pick / 1941
Paul Page 22 hb 8 2 180 6-0 SMU 9/16/1927 Rook New York Giants / 1st / 4th pick / 1949
Bob Pfohl 23 RH 12 7 200 6-0 Kings Point,Purdue 5/21/1926 1 New York Giants / 7th / 46th pick / 1948
Felto Prewitt 25 C 12 7 207 5-11 Tulsa 5/17/1924 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 48th pick / 1946
Ralph Ruthstrom 28 4 0 212 6-5 Sam Houston St.,SMU 7/12/1921 4
Alex Sidorik 30 12 0 248 6-0 Mississippi St. 12/19/1919 2 Boston Yanks / 11th / 87th pick / 1947
Jim Spruill 26 RT 12 9 225 6-3 Rice 2/26/1923 1 Detroit Lions / 18th / 157th pick / 1948
Billy Stone 24 lh 12 1 191 6-0 Bradley 10/25/1925 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 12th / 120th pick / 1949
Pete Tillman 27 c 11 5 210 6-0 SW Oklahoma St.,Oklahoma 5/9/1922 Rook
Y.A. Tittle 23 QB 11 7 192 6-0 LSU 10/24/1926 1 Detroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1948
Sam Vacanti 27 qb 12 5 203 5-11 Iowa,Purdue,Nebraska 3/20/1922 2 New York Giants / 21st / 218th pick / 1945
Herm Wedemeyer 25 KR 11 5 178 5-10 St. Mary's (CA) 5/20/1924 1 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 9th pick / 1947
Windell Williams 26 e 12 4 185 6-2 Rice,La-Lafayette 3/10/1923 1 Detroit Lions / 15th / 148th pick / 1945
Team Total 26.2 12 203.9 6-0.5 2.0