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1920 Rock Island Independents

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6-2-2, Finished 4th in APFA  · 1920 APFA Season Summary

Scored 201 points (20.1/g), 2nd of 14 in the APFA. Allowed 49 points (4.9/g), 6th.
 Differential of 152 points (15.2/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 9.7-0.3.

Coach: Rube Ursella (6-2-1)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
TB Fred Chicken 32 Rook 5
FB Arnie Wyman 25 Rook 6
BB Rube Ursella 30 Rook 4
WB Eddie Novak+ 23 Rook 5
LE Oak Smith+ 25 Rook 4
LT Ed Shaw 25 Rook 7
LG Pudge Wyland 29 Rook 5
C Freeman Fitzgerald 29 Rook 6
RG Dewey Lyle+ 29 Rook 6
RT Walt Buland 28 Rook 3
RE Bobby Marshall 40 Rook 7
 Special Teams Starters
K Walt Buland 28 Rook 3
P Walt Buland 28 Rook 3
PR Walt Buland 28 Rook 3
KR Walt Buland 28 Rook 3

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Walt Buland 28 K 5 3 213 6-1 none 2/7/1892 Rook
Fred Chicken 32 TB 6 5 185 5-10 none 4/5/1888 Rook
Fred Denfeld+ 22 g 5 2 198 6-0 Navy 10/26/1898 Rook
Mark Devlin 26 1 0 180 5-10 Holy Cross,St. Ambrose 12/5/1894 Rook
Freeman Fitzgerald 29 C 9 6 195 6-0 Notre Dame 8/21/1891 Rook
Frank Garden 22 2 0 188 5-11 none 6/3/1898 Rook
Harry Gunderson 33 c 4 2 203 6-2 Iowa 11/9/1887 Rook
Ed Healey 26 t 7 3 207 6-1 Dartmouth 12/28/1894 Rook
Tom Henry 1 0 185 5-10 LSU Rook
Frank Jordan 23 wb 3 1 168 Bucknell,Villanova 12/5/1897 Rook
Polly Koch 25 4 0 185 5-11 Wisconsin 1/27/1895 Rook
Waddy Kuehl 27 b 10 2 165 5-9 St. Ambrose,Dubuque 2/12/1893 Rook
Dewey Lyle+ 29 RG 8 6 196 5-11 Minnesota 3/23/1891 Rook
George Magerkurth 32 1 0 210 6-3 none 12/30/1888 Rook
Jerry Mansfield 28 fb 8 3 160 5-8 none 8/13/1892 Rook
Bobby Marshall 40 RE 9 7 195 6-2 Minnesota 3/12/1880 Rook
Charlie Mockmore 29 g 7 1 192 5-11 Iowa 11/7/1891 Rook
Sid Nichols 25 bb 7 3 177 5-7 Illinois 4/15/1895 Rook
Eddie Novak+ 23 WB 9 5 175 5-9 none 8/3/1897 Rook
Paddy Quinn 30 3 0 170 5-7 none 5/15/1890 Rook
Speed Riddell 24 1 0 185 5-10 Nebraska 6/17/1896 Rook
Loyal Robb 30 1 0 184 5-9 none 7/11/1890 Rook
Ed Shaw 25 LT 7 7 203 6-1 Nebraska 8/7/1895 Rook
Oak Smith+ 25 LE 9 4 185 6-2 Drake 2/27/1895 Rook
Sullivan 1 0 none Rook
John Synhorst 25 2 0 Iowa 11/13/1895 Rook
Rube Ursella 30 BB 7 4 172 5-9 none 1/11/1890 Rook
Harry Webber 28 e 3 2 173 Morningside 10/18/1892 Rook
Obe Wenig 25 1 0 185 5-10 Morningside 12/23/1895 Rook
Pudge Wyland 29 LG 9 5 180 5-10 Iowa 6/5/1891 Rook
Arnie Wyman 25 FB 6 6 172 5-11 Minnesota 8/20/1895 Rook
Team Total 25.6 10 173.7 5-1.7 0.0