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1948 Brooklyn Dodgers

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2-12-0, Finished 4th in AAFC East Division  · 1948 AAFC Season Summary

Scored 253 points (18.1/g), 7th of 8 in the AAFC. Allowed 387 points (27.6/g), 7th.
 Differential of -134 points (-9.6/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 3.7-10.3.

Coach: Carl Voyles (2-12-0)

Stadium: Ebbets Field

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
TB Bob Chappuis 25 Rook 6 52 rushes for 310 yards, 1 td, & 0 catches for 0 yards and 0 td Detroit Lions / 5th / 26th pick / 1947
FB Mickey Colmer 30 2 11 164 rushes for 704 yards, 6 td, & 21 catches for 372 yards and 4 td
BB Walt McDonald 28 2 6 6 rushes for 15 yards, 0 td, & 7 catches for 41 yards and 1 td Washington Redskins / 10th / 90th pick / 1943
WB Monk Gafford 28 2 6 30 rushes for 51 yards, 1 td, & 15 catches for 274 yards and 4 td Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 3rd / 17th pick / 1943
LE Hank Foldberg 25 Rook 6 16 catches for 129 yards, 0 td Washington Redskins / 5th / 28th pick / 1947
LT John Clowes 27 Rook 8
LG Tex Warrington 27 2 11 Boston Yanks / 9th / 87th pick / 1944
C Ed Gustafson 26 1 8
RG John Wozniak 27 Rook 9 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 34th pick / 1948
RT Ralph Sazio 26 Rook 8 Pittsburgh Steelers / 28th / 258th pick / 1947
RE Dan Edwards 22 Rook 7 23 catches for 176 yards, 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 9th pick / 1948
 Special Teams Starters
K Hardy Brown 24 Rook 4 0 of 1 field goal & 25 of 29 extra points New York Giants / 12th / 104th pick / 1947
P Mickey Colmer 30 2 11 56 punts for a 42.5 average, 2 blocked
PR Monk Gafford 28 2 6 14 punt returns for a 9.3 average and 0 td Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 3rd / 17th pick / 1943
KR Monk Gafford 28 2 6 23 kick returns for a 24.3 average and 0 td Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 3rd / 17th pick / 1943

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Al Akins 27 hb 3 1 199 6-1 Washington,Washington St. 6/13/1921 2 Cleveland Rams / 6th / 53rd pick / 1944
Carl Allen 28 13 0 175 6-0 Ouachita Baptist 6/25/1920 Rook
George Bernhardt 29 g 3 2 213 5-10 Illinois 6/15/1919 2
Hardy Brown 24 K 11 4 193 6-0 SMU,Tulsa 5/8/1924 Rook New York Giants / 12th / 104th pick / 1947
Harry Buffington 29 g 10 1 206 6-0 Oklahoma St. 8/27/1919 6
Harry Burrus 27 b 12 1 195 6-1 Hardin-Simmons 4/6/1921 2 Chicago Bears / 6th / 50th pick / 1942
Jim Camp 24 qb 12 3 162 6-0 Randolph-Macon,North Carolina 8/8/1924 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 8th / 65th pick / 1948
Bob Chappuis 25 TB 13 6 190 6-0 Michigan 2/24/1923 Rook Detroit Lions / 5th / 26th pick / 1947
John Clowes 27 LT 14 8 240 6-1 William & Mary 12/15/1921 Rook
Mickey Colmer 30 FB 14 11 219 6-2 Miramonte JC 10/23/1918 2
Jim Cooper 24 1 0 205 6-0 TCU,North Texas 6/28/1924 Rook Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 64th pick / 1948
Jim Dewar 26 1 0 190 6-1 Indiana 6/17/1922 1 Los Angeles Rams / 19th / 173rd pick / 1947
Dan Edwards 22 RE 11 7 197 6-1 Georgia 7/18/1926 Rook Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 9th pick / 1948
Hank Foldberg 25 LE 13 6 205 6-2 Texas A&M,Army 3/12/1923 Rook Washington Redskins / 5th / 28th pick / 1947
Nick Forkovitch 29 9 0 195 5-11 William & Mary 3/1/1919 Rook Chicago Bears / 29th / 304th pick / 1945
Monk Gafford 28 KR 12 6 195 5-11 Auburn 10/1/1920 2 Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 3rd / 17th pick / 1943
Ed Gustafson 26 C 14 8 205 6-3 Dartmouth,George Washington 4/4/1922 1
Amos Harris g 14 2 175 5-11 Mississippi St. 1
Bob Hoernschemeyer 23 tb 14 6 194 5-11 Indiana,Navy 9/23/1925 2 New York Giants / 11th / 94th pick / 1947
Charlie Huneke 27 2 0 225 6-3 St. Mary's (TX),Benedictine,Wyoming 1/1/1921 2
Saxon Judd 29 re 14 5 190 6-1 La-Lafayette,Tulsa 11/29/1919 2 Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers / 3rd / 17th pick / 1944
John Klasnic 21 1 0 185 6-0 Auburn 2/23/1927 Rook
Bob Leonetti 25 9 0 230 6-0 Wake Forest 1/1/1923 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 9th / 71st pick / 1947
Hugo Marcolini 25 10 0 204 6-0 St. Bonaventure 4/7/1923 Rook Boston Yanks / 16th / 137th pick / 1947
Walt McDonald 28 BB 12 6 210 6-1 Tulane 11/5/1920 2 Washington Redskins / 10th / 90th pick / 1943
Tom Mikula 22 1 0 200 5-10 William & Mary 9/26/1926 Rook
Max Morris 23 le 13 7 200 6-2 Illinois,Northwestern 3/13/1925 2 Chicago Bears / 26th / 245th pick / 1947
Herb Nelson 27 e 4 1 219 6-4 Pennsylvania 4/25/1921 2
Ray Ramsey 27 wb 11 6 166 6-2 Bradley 7/18/1921 1 Chicago Cardinals / 10th / 82nd pick / 1947
Martin Ruby 28 lt 14 5 249 6-4 Texas A&M 6/9/1920 2 Chicago Bears / 5th / 40th pick / 1942
Ralph Sazio 26 RT 13 8 250 6-1 William & Mary 7/22/1922 Rook Pittsburgh Steelers / 28th / 258th pick / 1947
Ted Scruggs 25 e 14 2 195 6-1 Rice 4/18/1923 1 Chicago Bears / 6th / 44th pick / 1946
Bob Smith 23 db 10 2 191 6-1 Tulsa,Iowa 8/20/1925 Rook Washington Redskins / 24th / 219th pick / 1947
Joe Spencer 25 t 13 1 239 6-3 Oklahoma St. 8/15/1923 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 19th / 195th pick / 1945
Herb St. John 22 g 10 3 215 5-10 Georgia 1/17/1926 Rook Green Bay Packers / 21st / 191st pick / 1948
George Strohmeyer 24 c 14 7 205 5-10 Texas A&M,Notre Dame 1/27/1924 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 13th / 120th pick / 1946
Bob Sullivan 24 hb 2 1 191 5-9 Holy Cross,Iowa 12/24/1924 1 Boston Yanks / 13th / 107th pick / 1947
Doyle Tackett 25 1 0 205 6-0 none 8/23/1923 2
Lee Tevis 28 fb 14 4 190 5-11 George Washington,Miami (OH) 12/29/1920 1
Hal Thompson 26 9 0 205 6-1 Delaware 10/18/1922 1
Morrie Warren 25 2 0 208 5-11 Arizona St. 12/6/1923 Rook
Tex Warrington 27 LG 14 11 210 6-2 William & Mary,Auburn 3/21/1921 2 Boston Yanks / 9th / 87th pick / 1944
Garland Williams 27 t 12 4 220 6-3 Duke,Georgia 8/21/1921 1 Chicago Cardinals / 28th / 286th pick / 1945
John Wozniak 27 RG 14 9 218 6-0 Alabama 8/2/1921 Rook Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 34th pick / 1948
Team Total 25.2 14 203.9 6-0.5 1.0