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1946 Miami Seahawks

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3-11-0, Finished 4th in AAFC East Division  · 1946 AAFC Season Summary

Scored 167 points (11.9/g), 8th of 9 in the AAFC. Allowed 378 points (27.0/g), 8th.
 Differential of -211 points (-15.1/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 1.8-12.2.

Coach: Jack Meagher (1-5-0) and Hampton Pool (2-6-0)

 Training Camp: Memorial Stadium (Asheville, North Carolina)

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 Marion Pugh 27 5 10 55 for 118, 608 yards, 5 td, 12 int, & 29 rushes for -125 yards and 2 td Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 16th pick / 1941
FB Don Reece 27 Rook 4 30 rushes for 109 yards, 2 td, & 1 catch for 5 yards and 0 td Brooklyn Dodgers / 22nd / 203rd pick / 1943
LH Monk Gafford 26 Rook 8 22 rushes for 60 yards, 1 td, & 14 catches for 270 yards and 4 td Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 3rd / 17th pick / 1943
RH Dick Erdlitz 26 4 7 26 rushes for 38 yards, 1 td, & 7 catches for 31 yards and 0 td
LE Hub Ulrich 26 Rook 6 4 catches for 75 yards, 1 td Cleveland Rams / 9th / 72nd pick / 1942
LT Mitch Olenski 26 Rook 10 Brooklyn Tigers / 9th / 78th pick / 1944
LG Buddy Jungmichel 27 Rook 13 New York Giants / 15th / 138th pick / 1942
C Ken Whitlow 29 Rook 7 Brooklyn Dodgers / 22nd / 199th pick / 1941
RG Chuck Taylor 26 Rook 13 Cleveland Rams / 4th / 30th pick / 1943
RT Gene Ellenson 25 Rook 11
RE Lamar Blount 26 Rook 6 13 catches for 218 yards, 1 td New York Giants / 2nd / 16th pick / 1944
 Special Teams Starters
K Dick Erdlitz 26 4 7 2 of 7 field goals & 22 of 22 extra points
P Kay Eakin 29 6 1 37 punts for a 41.4 average, 1 blocked Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1940
PR Monk Gafford 26 Rook 8 9 punt returns for a 13.0 average and 0 td Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 3rd / 17th pick / 1943
KR Monk Gafford 26 Rook 8 10 kick returns for a 30.5 average and 0 td Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 3rd / 17th pick / 1943

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Ed Bell 25 7 0 227 6-1 Indiana 9/20/1921 Rook
Paul Berezney 31 1 0 220 6-2 Fordham 9/25/1915 4
Lamar Blount 26 RE 12 6 190 6-1 Duke,Mississippi St. 4/11/1920 Rook New York Giants / 2nd / 16th pick / 1944
Daryl Cato 26 c 12 3 195 6-2 Arkansas 1/8/1920 Rook
Bill Daley 27 1 0 210 6-2 DePaul,Michigan,Minnesota,Columbia 9/16/1919 Rook Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 1st / 7th pick / 1943
Bill Davis 30 rt 12 5 234 6-1 Texas Tech 11/10/1916 6 Chicago Cardinals / 11th / 91st pick / 1940
Lamar Davis 25 LE 14 8 185 6-1 Georgia 6/15/1921 Rook Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 2nd / 12th pick / 1943
Kay Eakin 29 P 13 1 180 6-0 Arkansas 8/3/1917 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1940
Gene Ellenson 25 RT 13 11 210 6-1 Georgia 3/24/1921 Rook
Dick Erdlitz 26 K 14 7 181 5-10 Northwestern 2/16/1920 4
Terry Fox 28 fb 8 2 208 6-1 Miami (FL) 7/6/1918 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 17th / 153rd pick / 1941
Monk Gafford 26 KR 11 8 195 5-11 Auburn 10/1/1920 Rook Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 3rd / 17th pick / 1943
Fred Gloden 28 7 0 187 5-10 Tulane 12/21/1918 5
George Hekkers 23 rt 8 4 241 6-4 Wisconsin 2/18/1923 Rook
Ken Holley 27 5 0 185 5-10 Holy Cross 10/9/1919 Rook
Harry Hopp 28 b 3 2 209 6-0 Nebraska 12/13/1918 5 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 20th pick / 1941
Dick Horne 28 e 10 3 214 6-2 Oregon 9/4/1918 5
Frank Hrabetin 31 2 0 233 6-4 Loyola Marymount 12/1/1915 4
Pres Johnston 26 hb 3 2 205 6-0 SMU 10/12/1920 Rook Green Bay Packers / 7th / 59th pick / 1942
Dub Jones 22 hb 9 3 202 6-4 Tulane,LSU 12/29/1924 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1946
Buddy Jungmichel 27 LG 14 13 200 5-9 Texas 10/18/1919 Rook New York Giants / 15th / 138th pick / 1942
Stan Kozlowski 22 5 0 200 6-1 Notre Dame,Holy Cross 2/5/1924 Rook Washington Redskins / 3rd / 24th pick / 1946
Joe Krivonak 4 0 230 6-2 South Carolina 0/0/0 Rook Green Bay Packers / 6th / 49th pick / 1942
Walt McDonald 26 4 0 210 6-1 Tulane 11/5/1920 Rook Washington Redskins / 10th / 90th pick / 1943
Fondren Mitchell 25 7 0 185 6-0 Florida 6/19/1921 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 10th / 84th pick / 1943
Jimmy Nelson 27 rh 14 5 180 5-11 Alabama 7/26/1919 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 19th / 174th pick / 1942
Mitch Olenski 26 LT 14 10 222 6-3 Alabama 1/13/1920 Rook Brooklyn Tigers / 9th / 78th pick / 1944
Bob Paffrath 28 b 7 2 190 5-8 Minnesota 7/3/1918 Rook Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 21st pick / 1941
Hampton Pool 31 4 0 221 6-3 California,Army,Stanford 3/11/1915 6 Chicago Bears / 9th / 77th pick / 1940
Cotton Price 28 tb 7 2 180 6-1 Texas A&M 5/31/1918 6
Marion Pugh 27 QB 14 10 187 6-1 Texas A&M 9/6/1919 5 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 16th pick / 1941
Cal Purdin 25 b 2 1 188 6-2 Tulsa 2/22/1921 3 Chicago Cardinals / 25th / 233rd pick / 1943
Don Reece 27 FB 13 4 230 6-1 Missouri 12/1/1919 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 22nd / 203rd pick / 1943
Jim Reynolds 26 fb 7 2 190 6-1 Auburn 1/8/1920 Rook New York Giants / 6th / 46th pick / 1943
Prince Scott 29 re 14 7 190 6-1 Texas Tech 6/30/1917 Rook
Jim Sivell 32 g 10 1 205 5-9 Auburn 3/12/1914 8 Brooklyn Dodgers / 10th / 83rd pick / 1938
Stan Stasica 27 1 0 175 5-10 South Carolina,Illinois 6/24/1919 Rook Cleveland Rams / 8th / 75th pick / 1944
Jimmy Tarrant 25 qb 4 1 160 5-9 Samford,Tennessee 2/18/1921 Rook
John Tavener 25 c 3 1 225 6-0 Indiana 1/10/1921 Rook Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers / 4th / 28th pick / 1944
Chuck Taylor 26 RG 14 13 205 5-11 Stanford 1/24/1920 Rook Cleveland Rams / 4th / 30th pick / 1943
Frank Trigilio 27 fb 7 1 200 5-11 Vermont,Alfred 1/19/1919 Rook
Hub Ulrich 26 LE 14 6 205 6-0 Kansas 12/12/1920 Rook Cleveland Rams / 9th / 72nd pick / 1942
Johnny Vardian 25 hb 6 1 167 5-8 none 9/25/1921 Rook
Ken Whitlow 29 C 13 7 190 6-1 Rice 11/30/1917 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 22nd / 199th pick / 1941
Tex Williams 27 6 0 193 5-11 Auburn 8/21/1919 4
Al Wukits 29 c 7 2 218 6-3 Duquesne 12/16/1917 3 Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 11th / 97th pick / 1943
George Zorich 31 6 0 213 6-2 Northwestern 11/24/1915 2
Team Total 26.4 14 201.5 6-0.4 1.7