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1948 Los Angeles Dons

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7-7-0, Finished 3rd in AAFC West Division  · 1948 AAFC Season Summary

Scored 258 points (18.4/g), 6th of 8 in the AAFC. Allowed 305 points (21.8/g), 4th.
 Differential of -47 points (-3.4/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 5.6-8.4.

Coach: Jimmy Phelan (7-7-0)

Stadium: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
 Training Camp: Ventura Junior College (Ventura, California)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
TB Glenn Dobbs 28 2 10 91 rushes for 539 yards, 4 td, & 2 catches for 11 yards and 0 td Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1943
FB John Kimbrough 30 2 3 76 rushes for 189 yards, 3 td, & 10 catches for 131 yards and 2 td Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1941
BB Walt Heap 27 1 7 3 rushes for 12 yards, 0 td, & 2 catches for 9 yards and 0 td Boston Yanks / 2nd / 13th pick / 1947
WB Herm Wedemeyer 24 Rook 10 79 rushes for 249 yards, 0 td, & 36 catches for 330 yards and 2 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 9th pick / 1947
LE Burr Baldwin 26 1 8 10 catches for 96 yards, 0 td Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 20th pick / 1947
LT Bob Reinhard+ 28 2 14 Chicago Cardinals / 5th / 34th pick / 1942
LG Len Levy 27 3 14 Cleveland Rams / 4th / 27th pick / 1942
C Robert Nelson 28 7 14 Detroit Lions / 5th / 35th pick / 1941
RG Knox Ramsey 22 Rook 7 Chicago Bears / 5th / 32nd pick / 1948
RT Earl Audet 27 3 14 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1944
RE Len Ford 22 Rook 10 31 catches for 598 yards, 7 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Ben Agajanian 29 3 1 5 of 15 field goals & 31 of 32 extra points
P Glenn Dobbs 28 2 10 68 punts for a 49.1 average, 3 blocked Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1943
PR Herm Wedemeyer 24 Rook 10 23 punt returns for a 16.0 average and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 9th pick / 1947
KR Herm Wedemeyer 24 Rook 10 11 kick returns for a 21.8 average and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 9th pick / 1947

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Ben Agajanian 29 K 13 1 215 6-0 New Mexico 8/28/1919 3
Joe Aguirre 30 le 13 4 225 6-4 St. Mary's (CA) 10/17/1918 7 Washington Redskins / 11th / 100th pick / 1941
Earl Audet 27 RT 14 14 252 6-2 Georgetown (DC),USC 5/14/1921 3 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1944
Don Avery 27 1 0 254 6-4 Alabama,USC 2/10/1921 2
Burr Baldwin 26 LE 12 8 197 6-1 UCLA 6/13/1922 1 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 20th pick / 1947
John Brown 26 14 0 230 6-4 North Carolina Central 4/9/1922 1
Harry Clarke 32 hb 2 2 186 6-0 West Virginia 12/1/1916 8 Chicago Bears / 13th / 117th pick / 1940
Walt Clay 24 FB 13 8 196 5-11 Colorado 1/8/1924 2 New York Giants / 10th / 85th pick / 1946
Dick Danehe 28 5 0 235 6-2 USC 9/10/1920 1
Glenn Dobbs 28 P 14 10 210 6-4 Tulsa 7/12/1920 2 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1943
Jeff Durkota 25 fb 12 4 205 6-0 Penn St. 12/20/1923 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 16th / 140th pick / 1947
Chuck Fenenbock 30 1 0 174 5-9 UCLA 8/28/1918 5
Bill Fisk 32 e 13 2 200 6-0 USC 11/5/1916 8 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 21st pick / 1940
Jack Flagerman 26 14 0 218 6-0 St. Mary's (CA) 3/27/1922 Rook
Len Ford 22 RE 14 10 245 6-4 Morgan St.,Michigan 2/18/1926 Rook
Ray Frankowski 29 g 14 3 223 5-11 Washington 9/14/1919 3 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 24th pick / 1942
Dale Gentry 31 re 14 5 223 6-3 St. Mary's (CA),Washington St. 7/2/1917 2
Mike Graham 25 b 14 1 198 6-0 Cincinnati 4/3/1923 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 9th / 70th pick / 1948
Walt Heap 27 BB 14 7 210 6-1 Texas 9/18/1921 1 Boston Yanks / 2nd / 13th pick / 1947
Clyde Johnson 31 9 0 269 6-6 Kentucky 8/22/1917 2 Cleveland Rams / 5th / 35th pick / 1943
Bob Kelly 23 hb 4 1 190 5-10 Notre Dame,Navy 6/6/1925 1 Green Bay Packers / 10th / 81st pick / 1947
John Kimbrough 30 FB 10 3 210 6-2 Texas A&M 6/14/1918 2 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1941
Len Levy 27 LG 14 14 256 6-0 Minnesota 2/19/1921 3 Cleveland Rams / 4th / 27th pick / 1942
Al Lolotai 28 14 0 224 6-0 Weber JC 6/22/1920 3
Len Masini 26 bb 11 5 225 6-0 Fresno St. 10/6/1922 1
Lou Mihajlovich 23 9 0 175 5-11 Indiana 2/19/1925 Rook
Bob Mitchell 27 hb 14 1 195 5-11 Stanford 1/27/1921 2
Paul Mitchell 28 4 0 235 6-3 Minnesota 8/10/1920 2 Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers / 2nd / 12th pick / 1944
Johnny Naumu 29 9 0 175 5-8 Hawaii,USC 9/30/1919 Rook
Robert Nelson 28 C 14 14 214 6-1 Baylor 1/30/1920 7 Detroit Lions / 5th / 35th pick / 1941
Bob Nowaskey 30 1 0 205 6-0 George Washington 2/3/1918 8 Cleveland Rams / 7th / 55th pick / 1940
Dick Ottele 22 8 0 210 6-3 Washington 12/8/1926 Rook New York Giants / 9th / 66th pick / 1948
Mike Perrotti 25 14 0 243 6-3 Ohio St.,Cincinnati 6/12/1923 Rook
Knox Ramsey 22 RG 13 7 216 6-1 William & Mary 2/13/1926 Rook Chicago Bears / 5th / 32nd pick / 1948
Bill Reinhard 26 b 14 1 168 5-10 California 5/17/1922 1 Washington Redskins / 23rd / 237th pick / 1944
Bob Reinhard+ 28 LT 14 14 234 6-4 California 10/17/1920 2 Chicago Cardinals / 5th / 34th pick / 1942
Hank Rockwell 31 g 13 4 231 6-4 Arizona St. 2/10/1917 8
Lin Sexton 22 hb 11 1 180 6-0 Wichita St. 4/16/1926 Rook
Bill Smith 22 10 0 250 6-2 North Carolina 10/23/1926 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1948
Herm Wedemeyer 24 KR 14 10 178 5-10 St. Mary's (CA) 5/20/1924 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 9th pick / 1947
Bernie Winkler 23 4 0 232 6-1 Millsaps,Texas Tech 12/5/1925 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 30th / 281st pick / 1947
Team Total 26.8 14 214.9 6-1.0 2.2