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1931 Portsmouth Spartans

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11-3-0, Finished 2nd in NFL  · 1931 NFL Season Summary

Scored 175 points (12.5/g), 3rd of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 77 points (5.5/g), 1st.
 Differential of 98 points (7.0/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 12.2-1.8.

Coach: Potsy Clark (11-3-0)

Stadium: Universal Stadium
 Training Camp: Universal Stadium (Portsmouth, Ohio)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
TB Glenn Presnell 26 Rook 11
FB Elmer Schwartz 25 Rook 5
BB Father Lumpkin 24 1 13
WB Gene Alford 25 Rook 8
LE Bill McKalip 24 Rook 8
LT Jap Douds 26 1 13
LG Maury Bodenger 22 Rook 13
C Clare Randolph 24 1 9
RG Ox Emerson 24 Rook 9
RT George Christensen 22 Rook 13
RE Harry Ebding 25 Rook 13
 Special Teams Starters
K Gene Alford 25 Rook 8
P Gene Alford 25 Rook 8
PR Gene Alford 25 Rook 8
KR Gene Alford 25 Rook 8

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Gene Alford 25 K 14 8 190 5-9 Sul Ross St.,Texas Tech 8/18/1906 Rook
Bob Armstrong 22 t 14 3 221 5-11 Rice,Missouri 2/16/1909 Rook
Chuck Bennett 24 1 0 193 5-9 Indiana 8/9/1907 1
Maury Bodenger 22 LG 13 13 214 5-10 Tulane 7/31/1909 Rook
John Cavosie 23 b 13 3 207 6-0 Wisconsin,Butler 1/6/1908 Rook
George Christensen 22 RT 14 13 238 6-2 Oregon 12/13/1909 Rook
Dutch Clark+ 25 tb 11 7 185 6-0 Colorado Col. 10/11/1906 Rook
Jap Douds 26 LT 13 13 216 5-10 Washington & Jefferson 4/21/1905 1
Harry Ebding 25 RE 14 13 199 5-11 St. Mary's (CA) 9/12/1906 Rook
Ox Emerson 24 RG 12 9 203 5-11 Texas 12/18/1907 Rook
George Hastings 26 1 0 190 6-2 Ohio 9/21/1905 1
Tony Holm 23 fb 14 5 214 6-1 Alabama 5/22/1908 1
Cy Kahl 27 1 0 194 6-1 North Dakota 11/29/1904 1
Biff Lee 24 1 0 226 6-0 Missouri,Oklahoma 12/6/1907 Rook
Louie Long 22 e 13 1 185 6-0 Texas,SMU 1/6/1909 Rook
Father Lumpkin 24 BB 14 13 211 6-2 Georgia Tech 1/27/1907 1
Bill McKalip 24 LE 14 8 195 6-1 Oregon St. 6/5/1907 Rook
Chief McLain 26 fb 1 1 225 6-3 Haskell Indian,Iowa 4/16/1905 1
Dutch Miller 25 1 0 212 6-1 Wittenberg 2/23/1906 Rook
Buster Mitchell 25 le 13 6 205 6-0 Davis & Elkins 2/16/1906 Rook
Les Peterson 22 10 0 206 6-3 Texas 11/27/1909 Rook
Glenn Presnell 26 TB 14 11 195 5-10 Nebraska 7/28/1905 Rook
Clare Randolph 24 C 14 9 204 6-2 Indiana 5/2/1907 1
Fred Roberts 24 rg 13 5 200 6-1 Iowa 3/18/1907 1
Vin Schleusner 23 11 0 225 6-3 Iowa 3/3/1908 1
Elmer Schwartz 25 FB 12 5 212 6-0 Washington St. 7/29/1906 Rook
Deck Shelley 25 b 2 1 191 5-11 Texas 6/4/1906 Rook
Stud Stennett 24 b 10 2 194 6-0 St. Mary's (CA) 2/8/1907 Rook
John Wager 26 c 11 5 203 5-11 Carthage 4/28/1905 Rook
Dale Waters 22 1 0 212 6-2 Florida 5/27/1909 Rook
Team Total 24.2 14 205.5 6-0.2 0.3