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1927 Frankford Yellow Jackets

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6-9-3, Finished 7th in NFL  · 1927 NFL Season Summary

Scored 152 points (8.4/g), 6th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 166 points (9.2/g), 7th.
 Differential of -14 points (-0.8/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 8.1-9.9.

Coach: Charley Moran (2-5-1), Russ Daugherty (4-4-2) (co-coaches with Charley Rogers; Ed Weir and Swede Youngstrom), Charley Rogers (4-4-2), Ed Weir (4-4-2) and Swede Youngstrom (4-4-2)

Stadium: Frankford Stadium

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
TB Ken Mercer 24 Rook 11
FB Ned Wilcox 23 1 13
BB Paul Fitzgibbon 24 1 5
WB Charley Rogers 25 Rook 11
LE Frank McGrath 23 Rook 11
LT Ed Weir+ 24 1 18
LG Rudy Comstock 27 4 18
C Max Reed 25 2 9
RG Babe Connaughton 22 Rook 16
RT Bull Behman 27 3 11
RE Joe Weir 22 Rook 8
 Special Teams Starters
K Bull Behman 27 3 11
P Bull Behman 27 3 11
PR Bull Behman 27 3 11
KR Bull Behman 27 3 11

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Bull Behman 27 K 11 11 215 5-10 Lebanon Valley,Dickinson 1/15/1900 3
Earl Britton 24 fb 6 5 212 6-3 Illinois 7/15/1903 2
Pots Clark 27 1 0 180 5-7 UNLV 12/11/1900 Rook
Rudy Comstock 27 LG 18 18 209 5-10 Georgetown (DC) 9/23/1900 4
Babe Connaughton 22 RG 16 16 285 6-2 Georgetown (DC) 6/6/1905 Rook
Chris Cortemeglia 24 2 0 210 6-0 SMU 9/21/1903 Rook
Russ Daugherty 25 wb 2 1 175 5-10 Illinois 1/31/1902 Rook
Carl Davis 24 e 8 3 194 6-0 Michigan,West Virginia 5/19/1903 Rook
Bill Donohoe b 8 3 165 5-9 Carnegie Mellon Rook
John Filak 24 rt 11 5 190 6-0 Penn St. 10/13/1903 Rook
Paul Fitzgibbon 24 BB 11 5 176 5-8 Creighton 3/21/1903 1
Adrian Ford 23 tb 9 6 190 5-10 Lafayette 1/1/1904 Rook
Tex Grigg 36 b 1 1 191 5-11 Austin,Texas 2/15/1891 7
Tex Hamer 26 b 5 3 191 6-1 Pennsylvania 10/4/1901 3
Two-Bits Homan 29 b 16 2 145 5-5 Lebanon Valley 6/7/1898 2
Chuck Kassel 24 LE 11 8 191 6-1 Illinois 1/20/1903 Rook
Tony Kostos 22 e 7 3 191 5-11 Bucknell 6/12/1905 Rook
Tom Leary 23 1 0 180 5-11 Fordham 4/15/1904 Rook
Cliff Marker 24 e 2 2 190 5-10 Washington St. 6/13/1903 1
Joey Maxwell 23 C 18 9 197 6-2 Notre Dame 11/5/1904 Rook
Frank McGrath 23 LE 12 11 192 5-11 Georgetown (DC) 3/13/1904 Rook
Ken Mercer 24 TB 17 11 183 5-11 Simpson 6/9/1903 Rook
Lou Molinet 23 fb 9 2 195 5-11 Cornell 11/30/1904 Rook
Sully Montgomery 26 4 0 213 6-3 Centre 1/12/1901 4
Hap Moran 26 tb 6 5 190 6-1 Carnegie Mellon,Grinnell 5/31/1901 1
Dick Moynihan 25 bb 9 4 160 5-8 Villanova 1/8/1902 Rook
Max Reed 25 C 10 9 185 5-8 Bucknell 2/15/1902 2
Pete Richards c 3 1 190 5-10 Swarthmore Rook
Charley Rogers 25 WB 18 11 167 5-10 Pennsylvania 1/15/1902 Rook
George Tully 23 1 0 180 5-10 Dartmouth 3/12/1904 Rook
Ed Weir+ 24 LT 18 18 192 5-10 Nebraska 3/14/1903 1
Joe Weir 22 RE 12 8 185 5-11 Nebraska 8/26/1905 Rook
Ned Wilcox 23 FB 14 13 185 5-11 Swarthmore 2/7/1904 1
Swede Youngstrom 30 g 13 4 187 6-1 Dartmouth 5/24/1897 7
Team Total 23.4 18 190.6 5-10.9 1.1