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1949 New York Giants

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6-6-0, Finished 3rd in NFL East Division  · 1949 NFL Season Summary

Scored 287 points (23.9/g), 5th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 298 points (24.8/g), 6th.
 Differential of -11 points (-0.9/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 5.7-6.3.

Coach: Steve Owen (6-6-0)

 Training Camp: Saranac High School Field/Eagles "Nest" Residence (Saranac Lake, New York)

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 Charlie Conerly 28 1 11 152 for 305, 2,138 yards, 17 td, 20 int, & 23 rushes for 42 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 13th / 127th pick / 1945
FB Bob Greenhalgh 25 Rook 6 62 rushes for 188 yards, 0 td, & 3 catches for 23 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 29th / 266th pick / 1948
LH Gene Roberts 26 2 10 152 rushes for 634 yards, 9 td, & 35 catches for 711 yards and 8 td New York Giants / 8th / 65th pick / 1946
RH Joe Scott 23 1 5 70 rushes for 224 yards, 6 td, & 15 catches for 111 yards and 1 td New York Giants / 2nd / 12th pick / 1948
LE Bill Swiacki 27 1 9 47 catches for 652 yards, 4 td Boston Yanks / 16th / 142nd pick / 1946
LT Jim White 29 3 10 1 fumble recovered
LG Carl Butkus 27 1 7
C Tex Coulter 25 3 11 1 fumble recovered Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 7th pick / 1947
RG Ed Royston 26 1 9 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 9th / 75th pick / 1948
RT Al DeRogatis 22 Rook 7 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 2nd / 14th pick / 1949
RE Ray Poole 28 2 11 25 catches for 277 yards, 1 td New York Giants / 13th / 125th pick / 1944
 Special Teams Starters
K Ben Agajanian 30 4 1 8 of 13 field goals & 35 of 36 extra points
P Ray Mallouf 31 8 0 57 punts for a 37.4 average, 1 blocked Chicago Cardinals / 10th / 83rd pick / 1941
PR Emlen Tunnell 25 1 3 26 punt returns for a 12.1 average and 1 td
KR Jack Salscheider 25 Rook 1 15 kick returns for a 31.6 average and 1 td New York Giants / 8th / 75th pick / 1949

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Ben Agajanian 30 K 12 1 215 6-0 New Mexico 8/28/1919 4
Bill Austin 21 g 9 4 223 6-1 Oregon St. 10/18/1928 Rook New York Giants / 13th / 126th pick / 1949
Jon Baker 26 dg 10 2 214 6-2 California 6/14/1923 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 67th pick / 1949
Carl Butkus 27 LG 11 7 245 6-1 George Washington 12/26/1922 1
John Cannady 26 lb 12 1 227 6-2 Indiana 5/9/1923 2 New York Giants / 3rd / 22nd pick / 1947
Ray Coates 25 hb 12 2 195 6-1 LSU 5/8/1924 1 New York Giants / 8th / 57th pick / 1948
Jake Colhouer 27 g 8 2 225 6-1 Oklahoma St. 1/15/1922 3 Chicago Cardinals / 9th / 71st pick / 1946
Charlie Conerly 28 QB 12 11 185 6-1 Mississippi 9/19/1921 1 Washington Redskins / 13th / 127th pick / 1945
Tex Coulter 25 C 12 11 250 6-4 Texas A&M,Cornell,Army 10/26/1924 3 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 7th pick / 1947
Al DeRogatis 22 RT 11 7 238 6-4 Duke 5/5/1927 Rook New York Giants / 2nd / 14th pick / 1949
Dick Duden 25 de 12 2 212 6-3 Navy 11/29/1924 Rook
Don Ettinger 27 lb 11 4 213 6-2 Kansas 11/20/1922 1 New York Giants / 19th / 166th pick / 1948
Carl Fennema 23 3 0 210 6-2 Washington 10/17/1926 1
Clete Fischer 24 hb 11 1 170 5-9 Nebraska 6/11/1925 Rook New York Giants / 23rd / 226th pick / 1949
Bob Greenhalgh 25 FB 10 6 200 6-1 Notre Dame,San Francisco 5/23/1924 Rook New York Giants / 29th / 266th pick / 1948
Dick Hensley 22 11 0 213 6-4 Kentucky 9/8/1927 Rook New York Giants / 11th / 106th pick / 1949
Ralph Hutchinson 25 t 10 1 220 6-2 Tenn-Chattanooga 5/2/1924 Rook New York Giants / 8th / 56th pick / 1948
George Kershaw 22 e 9 1 220 6-3 Colgate 3/13/1927 Rook
Ed Kolman 34 t 11 1 232 6-2 Temple 10/21/1915 9 Chicago Bears / 5th / 37th pick / 1940
Frank LoVuolo 25 e 11 1 210 6-2 St. Bonaventure 5/1/1924 Rook New York Giants / 7th / 66th pick / 1949
Ray Mallouf 31 P 11 0 180 5-11 SMU 7/11/1918 8 Chicago Cardinals / 10th / 83rd pick / 1941
Bus Mertes 30 b 8 1 201 6-0 Iowa 10/7/1919 4
Noah Mullins 31 hb 11 1 182 5-11 Kentucky 5/23/1918 3 Chicago Bears / 10th / 90th pick / 1942
Ray Poole 28 RE 12 11 215 6-2 North Carolina,Mississippi 4/15/1921 2 New York Giants / 13th / 125th pick / 1944
Gene Roberts 26 LH 12 10 188 5-11 Kansas,Tenn-Chattanooga 1/20/1923 2 New York Giants / 8th / 65th pick / 1946
Ed Royston 26 RG 11 9 220 6-1 Wake Forest 9/19/1923 1 New York Giants / 9th / 75th pick / 1948
Jack Salscheider 25 KR 11 1 185 5-10 St. Thomas 12/17/1924 Rook New York Giants / 8th / 75th pick / 1949
John Sanchez 29 t 8 1 239 6-3 Redlands,San Francisco 10/12/1920 2 New York Giants / 9th / 81st pick / 1944
Joe Scott 23 RH 8 5 198 6-1 Texas A&M,San Francisco 3/17/1926 1 New York Giants / 2nd / 12th pick / 1948
Joe Sulaitis 28 fb 12 6 212 6-2 none 6/20/1921 6
Bill Swiacki 27 LE 12 9 195 6-2 Holy Cross,Columbia 10/2/1922 1 Boston Yanks / 16th / 142nd pick / 1946
Emlen Tunnell 25 PR 12 3 187 6-1 Toledo,Iowa 3/29/1924 1
Jim White 29 LT 11 10 227 6-2 Notre Dame 2/8/1920 3
Team Total 26.3 12 210.5 6-1.3 1.8