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1948 Green Bay Packers

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3-9-0, Finished 4th in NFL West Division  · 1948 NFL Season Summary

Scored 154 points (12.8/g), 10th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 290 points (24.2/g), 7th.
 Differential of -136 points (-11.3/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 2.2-9.8.

Coach: Curly Lambeau (3-9-0)

 Training Camp: Rockwood Lodge (New Franken, Wisconsin)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Jack Jacobs 29 6 8 82 for 184, 848 yards, 5 td, 21 int, & 24 rushes for 73 yards and 1 td Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 12th pick / 1942
FB Ted Fritsch 28 6 11 37 rushes for 173 yards, 0 td, & 0 catches for 0 yards and 0 td
LH Tony Canadeo 29 7 9 123 rushes for 589 yards, 4 td, & 9 catches for 81 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 9th / 77th pick / 1941
RH Bob Forte 26 2 9 12 rushes for 30 yards, 0 td, & 6 catches for 63 yards and 1 td Green Bay Packers / 11th / 98th pick / 1943
LE Larry Craig 32 9 5 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 49th pick / 1939
LT Dick Wildung 27 2 11 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 8th pick / 1943
LG Evan Vogds 25 2 12 1 fumble recovered
C Jay Rhodemyre 25 Rook 7 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 51st pick / 1948
RG Damon Tassos 25 3 9 Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers / 3rd / 20th pick / 1945
RT Paul Lipscomb 25 3 11 2 fumbles recovered
RE Nolan Luhn 27 3 8 17 catches for 285 yards, 2 td Green Bay Packers / 25th / 263rd pick / 1945
 Special Teams Starters
K Ted Fritsch 28 6 11 6 of 16 field goals & 5 of 6 extra points
P Jack Jacobs 29 6 8 69 punts for a 40.3 average, 1 blocked Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 12th pick / 1942
PR Fred Provo 26 Rook 0 18 punt returns for a 11.6 average and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 14th / 121st pick / 1948
KR Ed Smith 25 Rook 1 12 kick returns for a 23.9 average and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 19th pick / 1948

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Lloyd Baxter 25 11 0 210 6-2 Louisiana Tech,SMU 1/18/1923 Rook Green Bay Packers / 24th / 252nd pick / 1945
Ed Bell 27 12 0 227 6-1 Indiana 9/20/1921 2
Tony Canadeo 29 LH 12 9 190 5-11 Gonzaga 5/5/1919 7 Green Bay Packers / 9th / 77th pick / 1941
Ed Cody 25 10 0 191 5-10 Boston Col.,Purdue 2/27/1923 1 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 36th pick / 1946
Irv Comp 29 b 11 1 204 6-2 Benedictine 5/17/1919 5 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1943
Ted Cook 26 le 12 5 195 6-2 Alabama 2/6/1922 1 Brooklyn Tigers / 22nd / 221st pick / 1944
Larry Craig 32 LE 12 5 211 6-1 South Carolina 6/27/1916 9 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 49th pick / 1939
Ted Cremer 29 3 0 209 6-2 Auburn 3/16/1919 2
Ralph Davis 26 g 11 2 205 5-11 Wisconsin 5/30/1922 1
Don Deeks 25 t 8 1 238 6-4 Washington 2/10/1923 3 Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers / 4th / 31st pick / 1945
Ralph Earhart 25 hb 12 2 165 5-10 Pittsburg St.,Texas Tech 3/29/1923 Rook Green Bay Packers / 32nd / 296th pick / 1948
Bob Flowers 31 c 11 5 210 6-1 Texas,Texas Tech 8/6/1917 6
Bob Forte 26 RH 12 9 199 6-0 Arkansas 7/15/1922 2 Green Bay Packers / 11th / 98th pick / 1943
Ted Fritsch 28 FB 12 11 210 5-10 Wisc-Stevens Point 10/31/1920 6
Jug Girard 21 10 0 176 5-11 Wisconsin 1/25/1927 Rook Green Bay Packers / 1st / 7th pick / 1948
Clyde Goodnight 24 le 8 5 196 6-1 Tulsa 3/3/1924 3 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 27th pick / 1945
Jack Jacobs 29 P 12 8 186 6-1 Oklahoma 8/7/1919 6 Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 12th pick / 1942
Jim Kekeris 25 5 0 257 6-1 Missouri 10/17/1923 1 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 14th pick / 1947
Paul Lipscomb 25 RT 12 11 246 6-5 Tennessee 1/13/1923 3
Nolan Luhn 27 RE 12 8 200 6-3 Tulsa 7/27/1921 3 Green Bay Packers / 25th / 263rd pick / 1945
Perry Moss 22 qb 6 1 170 5-10 Tulsa,Illinois 8/4/1926 Rook Green Bay Packers / 13th / 111th pick / 1948
Ed Neal 30 12 0 285 6-4 LSU,Tulane,Ouachita Baptist 12/30/1918 3
Urban Odson 30 12 0 251 6-3 Minnesota 11/17/1918 2 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 9th pick / 1942
Larry Olsonoski 23 g 12 2 214 6-2 Minnesota 9/10/1925 Rook Green Bay Packers / 6th / 41st pick / 1948
Fred Provo 26 PR 9 0 185 5-9 Washington 4/17/1922 Rook Green Bay Packers / 14th / 121st pick / 1948
Baby Ray 34 12 0 249 6-6 Vanderbilt 9/30/1914 10
Jay Rhodemyre 25 C 9 7 210 6-1 Kentucky 6/29/1923 Rook Green Bay Packers / 7th / 51st pick / 1948
Ken Roskie 28 6 0 220 6-1 South Carolina 11/29/1920 2 Green Bay Packers / 32nd / 298th pick / 1943
Walt Schlinkman 26 fb 11 1 205 5-9 Texas Tech 5/2/1922 2 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 11th pick / 1945
Bruce Smith 28 hb 4 1 197 6-0 Minnesota 2/8/1920 3 Green Bay Packers / 13th / 119th pick / 1942
Ed Smith 25 KR 12 1 185 6-3 Texas-El Paso 7/20/1923 Rook Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 19th pick / 1948
Damon Tassos 25 RG 11 9 225 6-1 Texas A&M 12/5/1923 3 Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers / 3rd / 20th pick / 1945
Evan Vogds 25 LG 12 12 210 5-10 Wisconsin 2/10/1923 2
Don Wells 26 de 12 1 200 6-2 Wake Forest,North Carolina,Georgia 7/12/1922 2 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 54th pick / 1945
Pat West 25 3 0 201 6-0 Pittsburgh,USC 2/21/1923 3 Cleveland Rams / 28th / 290th pick / 1945
Dick Wildung 27 LT 12 11 221 6-0 Minnesota 8/16/1921 2 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 8th pick / 1943
Gene Wilson 22 e 12 3 177 5-10 SMU 6/24/1926 1 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 40th pick / 1947
Team Total 26.5 12 208.9 6-0.8 2.6