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1949 Chicago Hornets

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4-8-0, Finished 4th in AAFC  · 1949 AAFC Season Summary

Scored 179 points (14.9/g), 6th of 7 in the AAFC. Allowed 268 points (22.3/g), 5th.
 Differential of -89 points (-7.4/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 3.3-8.7.

Coach: Ray Flaherty (4-8-0)

 Training Camp: Ripon College (Ripon, Wisconsin)

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Frank Aschenbrenner 24 6 0 188 5-10 Marquette,North Carolina,Northwestern 7/12/1925 Rook Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 38th pick / 1947
Jim Bailey 22 7 0 215 6-2 West Virginia St. 3/22/1927 Rook
Hardy Brown 25 lb 12 1 193 6-0 SMU,Tulsa 5/8/1924 1 New York Giants / 12th / 104th pick / 1947
George Buksar 23 6 0 206 6-0 Purdue,San Francisco 8/12/1926 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 94th pick / 1949
Bob Chappuis 26 6 0 190 6-0 Michigan 2/24/1923 1 Detroit Lions / 5th / 26th pick / 1947
Paul Cleary 27 10 0 196 6-1 USC 2/7/1922 1 Detroit Lions / 10th / 77th pick / 1948
Johnny Clement 30 12 0 189 6-0 SMU 10/31/1919 8 Chicago Cardinals / 4th / 28th pick / 1941
John Clowes 28 12 0 240 6-1 William & Mary 12/15/1921 1
Rip Collins 23 P 12 6 190 6-0 LSU 11/9/1926 Rook New York Bulldogs / 6th / 53rd pick / 1949
Ziggy Czarobski 27 T 12 12 230 6-0 Notre Dame 9/13/1922 1 Chicago Cardinals / 7th / 55th pick / 1945
John Donaldson 24 7 0 180 5-10 Georgia 8/22/1925 Rook
Dan Edwards 23 E 12 12 197 6-1 Georgia 7/18/1926 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 9th pick / 1948
Hank Foldberg 26 E 12 9 205 6-2 Texas A&M,Army 3/12/1923 1 Washington Redskins / 5th / 28th pick / 1947
Ted Hazelwood 25 t 9 2 235 6-1 Purdue,North Carolina 4/25/1924 Rook Chicago Bears / 16th / 144th pick / 1946
Bob Heck 24 4 0 210 6-4 Purdue 6/17/1925 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 13th / 110th pick / 1948
Bob Hoernschemeyer 24 B 12 12 194 5-11 Indiana,Navy 9/23/1925 3 New York Giants / 11th / 94th pick / 1947
Bob Jensen 24 11 0 220 6-2 Iowa St. 12/29/1925 1 Boston Yanks / 13th / 109th pick / 1948
Nate Johnson 29 12 0 244 6-3 Illinois 6/18/1920 3
Fay King 27 e 8 3 195 6-2 Georgia 4/7/1922 3 Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 60th pick / 1946
Ray Kuffel 28 2 0 213 6-3 Marquette,Notre Dame 12/9/1921 2 Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers / 20th / 198th pick / 1944
Ernie Lewis 25 fb 6 5 211 6-1 Colorado 11/20/1924 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 9th / 77th pick / 1946
Bob Livingstone 27 6 0 173 6-0 Notre Dame 5/11/1922 1 Chicago Bears / 22nd / 225th pick / 1945
Jim McCarthy 29 K 12 0 205 6-1 Illinois 11/28/1920 3
Walt McDonald 29 b 9 2 210 6-1 Tulane 11/5/1920 3 Washington Redskins / 10th / 90th pick / 1943
Fred Negus 26 c 12 5 208 6-1 Michigan,Wisconsin 11/7/1923 2 Cleveland Rams / 7th / 59th pick / 1945
Homer Paine 26 T 12 10 235 6-0 Tulsa,Oklahoma 9/20/1923 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 128th pick / 1946
Paul Patterson 22 12 0 185 5-9 Illinois 2/16/1927 Rook
Jim Pearcy 31 g 8 3 210 5-11 Marshall 7/26/1918 3
Ray Ramsey 28 KR 12 10 166 6-2 Bradley 7/18/1921 2 Chicago Cardinals / 10th / 82nd pick / 1947
John Rapacz 25 c 12 7 252 6-4 West. Michigan,Oklahoma 4/25/1924 1 Boston Yanks / 3rd / 15th pick / 1947
Ray Richeson 26 g 12 1 235 6-0 Alabama 9/27/1923 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 10th / 84th pick / 1948
Bob Smith 24 3 0 191 6-1 Tulsa,Iowa 8/20/1925 1 Washington Redskins / 24th / 219th pick / 1947
Joe Soboleski 23 5 0 213 6-0 Michigan 8/22/1926 Rook New York Giants / 9th / 86th pick / 1949
Herb St. John 23 G 11 11 215 5-10 Georgia 1/17/1926 1 Green Bay Packers / 21st / 191st pick / 1948
George Strohmeyer 25 c 12 1 205 5-10 Texas A&M,Notre Dame 1/27/1924 1 Los Angeles Rams / 13th / 120th pick / 1946
Bob Sweiger 30 WB 12 12 209 6-0 Minnesota 9/20/1919 3 New York Giants / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1942
Martin Wendell 23 G 10 8 215 5-10 Notre Dame 11/22/1926 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 63rd pick / 1948
Team Total 25.7 12 207.2 6-0.5 1.4