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7-1-6, Finished 1st in NFL  · 1932 NFL Season Summary

Scored 160 points (11.4/g), 1st of 8 in the NFL. Allowed 44 points (3.1/g), 1st.
 Differential of 116 points (8.3/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 13.4-0.6.

Coach: Ralph Jones (7-1-6)

Stadium: Wrigley Field
 Training Camp: Logan Square Ballpark (Chicago, Illinois)


Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Keith Molesworth 27 1 14 25 for 64, 346 yards, 3 td, 4 int, & 65 rushes for 213 yards and 2 td
FB Bronko Nagurski+ 24 2 14 121 rushes for 533 yards, 4 td, & 6 catches for 67 yards and 0 td
LH Red Grange 29 7 12 57 rushes for 136 yards, 3 td, & 11 catches for 168 yards and 4 td
RH Dick Nesbitt 25 2 14 92 rushes for 295 yards, 2 td, & 2 catches for 5 yards and 0 td
LE Luke Johnsos 27 3 13 19 catches for 321 yards, 2 td
LT Tiny Engebretsen 22 Rook 12
LG Zuck Carlson+ 28 3 12
C Ookie Miller 23 Rook 11
RG Joe Kopcha 27 3 9
RT Lloyd Burdick 24 1 12
RE Bill Hewitt 23 Rook 12 7 catches for 77 yards, 0 td, & 1 rush for 29 yards and 1 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Gil Bergerson 22 Rook 3
P Gil Bergerson 22 Rook 3
PR Gil Bergerson 22 Rook 3
KR Gil Bergerson 22 Rook 3

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Gil Bergerson 22 K 13 3 245 6-6 Oregon St. 7/19/1910 Rook
Carl Brumbaugh 26 13 0 170 5-10 Ohio St.,Florida 9/22/1906 2
Bill Buckler 31 rg 14 6 238 6-0 Alabama 4/29/1901 6
Lloyd Burdick 24 RT 13 12 248 6-4 Illinois 8/8/1908 1
Zuck Carlson+ 28 LG 13 12 208 6-0 Oregon St. 11/12/1904 3
George Corbett 24 b 12 1 179 5-9 Millikin 6/14/1908 Rook
Al Culver 24 3 0 245 6-2 St. Thomas,Notre Dame 6/11/1908 Rook
John Doehring 23 7 0 216 6-0 none 11/6/1909 Rook
Harold Ely 23 t 6 1 268 6-2 Iowa 12/26/1909 Rook
Tiny Engebretsen 22 LT 14 12 238 6-1 Northwestern 7/27/1910 Rook
Paul Franklin 26 b 8 2 198 6-2 Franklin (IN) 2/10/1906 1
Red Grange 29 LH 12 12 180 6-0 Illinois 6/13/1903 7
Bill Hewitt 23 RE 13 12 190 5-9 Michigan 10/8/1909 Rook
Herb Joesting 27 4 0 194 6-2 Minnesota 4/17/1905 3
Luke Johnsos 27 LE 14 13 195 6-2 Northwestern 12/6/1905 3
Joe Kopcha 27 RG 12 9 221 6-0 Tenn-Chattanooga 12/23/1905 3
Bernie Leahy 24 1 0 180 5-11 Notre Dame 8/15/1908 Rook
Ookie Miller 23 C 13 11 209 6-0 Purdue 11/11/1909 Rook
Keith Molesworth 27 QB 14 14 167 5-10 Monmouth (IL) 10/20/1905 1
Al Moore 24 2 0 185 5-9 Northwestern 4/17/1908 Rook
Don Murry t 5 1 191 6-2 Wisconsin 10
Bronko Nagurski+ 24 FB 14 14 226 6-2 Minnesota 11/3/1908 2
Dick Nesbitt 25 RH 14 14 204 6-0 Drake 11/12/1907 2
Bert Pearson 27 c 9 2 206 6-0 Kansas St. 3/22/1905 3
Jim Pederson 25 1 0 189 5-9 Augsburg 10/19/1907 2
Paul Schuette 26 1 0 220 6-0 Wisconsin 3/10/1906 4
Johnny Sisk 26 hb 13 1 197 6-2 Marquette 12/11/1906 Rook
Cookie Tackwell 25 e 11 1 215 6-2 Kansas St. 1/14/1907 2
George Trafton 36 c 11 1 230 6-2 Notre Dame 12/6/1896 12
Team Total 24.8 14 208.7 6-0.5 2.3