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1923 Rock Island Independents

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2-3-3, Finished 12th in NFL  · 1923 NFL Season Summary

Scored 84 points (10.5/g), 4th of 20 in the NFL. Allowed 62 points (7.8/g), 12th.
 Differential of 22 points (2.8/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 5.4-2.6.

Coach: Herb Sies (2-3-3)

Stadium: Douglas Park

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
TB Bill Giaver 26 1 5
FB Bob Phelan 25 1 6
BB John Armstrong 26 Rook 7
WB Waddy Kuehl 30 3 7
LE Max Kadesky 22 Rook 8
LT Forrest Cotton 22 Rook 7
LG George Thompson 24 Rook 5
C Louie Kolls 31 3 5
RG Herb Sies 30 3 8
RT Duke Slater 26 1 8
RE Mike Wilson 27 1 8
 Special Teams Starters
K John Armstrong 26 Rook 7
P John Armstrong 26 Rook 7
PR John Armstrong 26 Rook 7
KR John Armstrong 26 Rook 7

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
John Armstrong 26 BB 8 7 170 5-8 Dubuque 8/10/1897 Rook
Joe Bernstein 30 fb 5 3 210 6-0 LSU,Tulsa 11/23/1893 2
Sol Butler 28 3 0 185 5-8 Dubuque 3/3/1895 Rook
Forrest Cotton 22 LT 8 7 195 6-1 Notre Dame 1/14/1901 Rook
Frank DeClerk c 6 4 191 5-9 St. Ambrose Rook
Bill Giaver 26 TB 7 5 190 5-9 Georgia Tech 5/29/1897 1
Alex Gorgal 23 fb 5 2 180 5-9 none 1/16/1900 Rook
Max Kadesky 22 LE 8 8 170 5-11 Iowa 2/8/1901 Rook
Louie Kolls 31 C 6 5 205 6-1 St. Ambrose 12/15/1892 3
Waddy Kuehl 30 WB 8 7 165 5-9 St. Ambrose,Dubuque 2/12/1893 3
Walter Lowe 24 b 5 1 180 5-11 Dubuque,Georgetown (DC) 3/6/1899 Rook
Charlie Lungren 27 b 4 2 158 5-8 Swarthmore 6/23/1896 Rook
Bob Phelan 25 FB 7 6 185 5-11 Notre Dame 6/20/1898 1
Herb Sies 30 RG 8 8 203 6-1 Pittsburgh 1/2/1893 3
Duke Slater 26 RT 8 8 215 6-1 Iowa 12/19/1897 1
Hank Smith 30 c 4 3 189 6-1 none 7/23/1893 3
George Thompson 24 LG 7 5 210 6-1 Iowa 8/31/1899 Rook
Harry Webber 31 1 0 173 Morningside 10/18/1892 3
Mike Wilson 27 RE 8 8 167 5-10 Lehigh 12/2/1896 1
Team Total 25.4 8 186.4 5-7.0 1.1