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1942 Chicago Bears

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11-0-0, Finished 1st in NFL West Division  · 1942 NFL Season Summary

Scored 376 points (34.2/g), 1st of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 84 points (7.6/g), 1st.
 Differential of 292 points (26.5/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 10.7-0.3.

Coach: George Halas (5-0-0), Hunk Anderson (6-0-0) (co-coach with Luke Johnsos) and Luke Johnsos (6-0-0)

Stadium: Wrigley Field
 Training Camp: St. John's Military Academy (Delafield, Wisconsin)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Sid Luckman*+ 26 3 10 57 for 105, 1,024 yards, 10 td, 13 int, & 13 rushes for -6 yards and 0 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 2nd pick / 1939
FB Gary Famiglietti* 29 4 8 118 rushes for 503 yards, 8 td, & 1 catch for 12 yards and 0 td Chicago Bears / 3rd / 25th pick / 1938
LH Harry Clarke 26 2 7 58 rushes for 273 yards, 4 td, & 6 catches for 131 yards and 2 td Chicago Bears / 13th / 117th pick / 1940
RH Hugh Gallarneau 25 1 9 68 rushes for 292 yards, 4 td, & 14 catches for 291 yards and 3 td Chicago Bears / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1941
LE Bob Nowaskey 24 2 6 6 catches for 128 yards, 0 td, & 1 rush for 3 yards and 0 td Cleveland Rams / 7th / 55th pick / 1940
LT Ed Kolman* 27 2 9 Chicago Bears / 5th / 37th pick / 1940
LG Danny Fortmann*+ 26 6 11 Chicago Bears / 9th / 78th pick / 1936
C Bulldog Turner+ 23 2 11 Chicago Bears / 1st / 7th pick / 1940
RG Ray Bray 25 3 10 Chicago Bears / 9th / 76th pick / 1939
RT Lee Artoe*+ 25 2 11 Chicago Bears / 11th / 97th pick / 1940
RE George Wilson*+ 28 5 11 9 catches for 89 yards, 0 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Frank Maznicki* 22 Rook 1 4 of 5 field goals & 21 of 22 extra points Chicago Bears / 8th / 70th pick / 1942
P Sid Luckman*+ 26 3 10 24 punts for a 40.7 average, 0 blocked Chicago Bears / 1st / 2nd pick / 1939
PR Hugh Gallarneau 25 1 9 9 punt returns for a 11.2 average and 0 td Chicago Bears / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1941
KR Harry Clarke 26 2 7 5 kick returns for a 31.8 average and 0 td Chicago Bears / 13th / 117th pick / 1940

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Len Akin 26 g 11 1 207 5-11 Baylor 4/8/1916 Rook Chicago Bears / 7th / 57th pick / 1940
Lee Artoe*+ 25 RT 11 11 234 6-3 Santa Clara,California 3/2/1917 2 Chicago Bears / 11th / 97th pick / 1940
Connie Mack Berry 27 e 10 1 215 6-3 North Carolina St. 4/19/1915 3
Ray Bray 25 RG 11 10 237 6-0 West. Michigan,North Carolina 2/1/1917 3 Chicago Bears / 9th / 76th pick / 1939
Harry Clarke 26 KR 10 7 186 6-0 West Virginia 12/1/1916 2 Chicago Bears / 13th / 117th pick / 1940
Stu Clarkson 23 7 0 217 6-2 Texas A&M-Kingsville 7/4/1919 Rook Chicago Bears / 22nd / 200th pick / 1942
Chuck Drulis* 24 11 0 216 5-10 Temple 3/8/1918 Rook
Gary Famiglietti* 29 FB 10 8 225 6-0 Boston Univ. 11/28/1913 4 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 25th pick / 1938
Danny Fortmann*+ 26 LG 11 11 210 6-0 Colgate 4/11/1916 6 Chicago Bears / 9th / 78th pick / 1936
Hugh Gallarneau 25 PR 10 9 190 6-0 Stanford 4/2/1917 1 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1941
Bill Geyer 23 5 0 173 5-10 Colgate 10/3/1919 Rook Chicago Bears / 11th / 100th pick / 1942
Bill Hempel 22 8 0 238 6-0 Carroll (WI) 2/10/1920 Rook
Al Hoptowit 27 11 0 217 6-1 Washington St. 9/7/1915 Rook Cleveland Rams / 11th / 91st pick / 1938
Nick Kerasiotis 24 9 0 195 5-11 St. Ambrose,Iowa 7/4/1918 Rook
Adolph Kissell 22 4 0 190 5-11 Boston Col. 9/11/1920 Rook Chicago Bears / 21st / 195th pick / 1942
Ed Kolman* 27 LT 11 9 232 6-2 Temple 10/21/1915 2 Chicago Bears / 5th / 37th pick / 1940
Sid Luckman*+ 26 P 11 10 197 6-0 Columbia 11/21/1916 3 Chicago Bears / 1st / 2nd pick / 1939
Al Matuza 24 11 0 200 6-2 Georgetown (DC) 9/11/1918 1 Chicago Bears / 8th / 68th pick / 1941
Frank Maznicki* 22 K 11 1 181 5-9 Boston Col. 7/19/1920 Rook Chicago Bears / 8th / 70th pick / 1942
Ray McLean 27 hb 11 2 168 5-10 St. Anselm 12/6/1915 2 Chicago Bears / 21st / 192nd pick / 1940
Frank Morris 24 6 0 215 6-2 Boston Univ. 5/25/1918 Rook
George Musso 32 11 0 262 6-2 Millikin 4/8/1910 9
Ray Nolting 29 hb 11 3 185 5-11 Cincinnati 11/8/1913 6
Bob Nowaskey 24 LE 11 6 205 6-0 George Washington 2/3/1918 2 Cleveland Rams / 7th / 55th pick / 1940
Charlie O'Rourke 25 qb 11 1 175 5-11 Boston Col. 5/10/1917 Rook Chicago Bears / 5th / 39th pick / 1941
Bill Osmanski 27 fb 1 1 197 5-11 Holy Cross 12/29/1915 3 Chicago Bears / 1st / 6th pick / 1939
John Petty* 23 fb 10 2 228 6-1 Purdue 10/3/1919 Rook Chicago Bears / 9th / 80th pick / 1942
Hampton Pool 27 11 0 221 6-3 California,Army,Stanford 3/11/1915 2 Chicago Bears / 9th / 77th pick / 1940
John Siegal* 24 e 11 4 203 6-1 Columbia 5/15/1918 3 Brooklyn Dodgers / 17th / 155th pick / 1939
Joe Stydahar 30 t 9 2 233 6-4 Pittsburgh,West Virginia 3/16/1912 6 Chicago Bears / 1st / 6th pick / 1936
Bulldog Turner+ 23 C 11 11 237 6-1 Hardin-Simmons 3/10/1919 2 Chicago Bears / 1st / 7th pick / 1940
Clint Wager 22 7 0 218 6-6 St. Mary's (MN) 1/20/1920 Rook
George Wilson*+ 28 RE 11 11 199 6-1 Northwestern 2/3/1914 5
Team Total 25.4 11 209.3 6-0.6 2.0