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1924 Rock Island Independents

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5-2-2, Finished 5th in NFL  · 1924 NFL Season Summary

Scored 88 points (9.8/g), 8th of 19 in the NFL. Allowed 38 points (4.2/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 50 points (5.6/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 7.9-1.1.

Coach: John Armstrong (5-2-2)

Stadium: Douglas Park

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 88 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Defense 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lg Rank Offense 8 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Lg Rank Defense 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 28 boxscore T 0-0-1 Chicago Bears 0 0
2 Sun October 5 boxscore W 1-0-1 Racine Legion 9 0
3 Sun October 12 boxscore W 2-0-1 Hammond Pros 26 0
4 Sun October 19 boxscore W 3-0-1 Dayton Triangles 20 0
4 Sun October 26 boxscore L 3-1-1 @ Kansas City Blues 7 23
6 Sun November 2 boxscore T 3-1-2 @ Chicago Bears 3 3
7 Sun November 9 boxscore W 4-1-2 @ Racine Legion 6 3
8 Sun November 16 boxscore W 5-1-2 Kansas City Blues 17 0
9 Sun November 23 boxscore L 5-2-2 Duluth Kelleys 0 9

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
Buck Gavin 29 FB 9 8 7 7 42
Rube Ursella 34 WB 7 7 1 1 4 1 13
John Armstrong 27 BB/K/KR/P/PR 9 5 1 1 1 7
Vince McCarthy 24 b 2 1 1 1 1 7
Jim Thorpe 37 TB 9 9 1 2 7
Joe Little Twig+ e 7 4 1 1 6
Mike Wilson 28 RE 8 7 1 1 6
Team Total 25.8 9 9 2 1 12 7 3 88
Opp Total 9 38

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1924-10-05 RAC W, 9-0 4 1 rush Buck Gavin 1 yard rush
2 1924-10-12 HAM W, 26-0 1 rush Buck Gavin unknown yard rush
3 1924-10-12 HAM W, 26-0 2 2 rush Vince McCarthy 2 yard rush (Jim Thorpe kick)
4 1924-10-12 HAM W, 26-0 4 3 rush Buck Gavin 3 yard rush (Vince McCarthy kick)
5 1924-10-12 HAM W, 26-0 4 4 rush Buck Gavin 4 yard rush
6 1924-10-19 DAY W, 20-0 1 2 rush Buck Gavin 2 yard rush
7 1924-10-19 DAY W, 20-0 3 2 rush Buck Gavin 2 yard rush (Rube Ursella kick)
8 1924-10-19 DAY W, 20-0 4 pass Mike Wilson unknown yard pass from Jim Thorpe (Rube Ursella kick)
9 1924-10-26 @ KAN L, 7-23 2 2 pass Rube Ursella 2 yard pass from John Armstrong (Rube Ursella kick)
10 1924-11-09 @ RAC W, 6-3 3 rush John Armstrong unknown yard rush
11 1924-11-16 KAN W, 17-0 3 fumble Joe Little Twig unknown yard fumble return (Rube Ursella kick)
12 1924-11-16 KAN W, 17-0 4 1 rush Buck Gavin 1 yard rush (John Armstrong kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1924-10-26 @ KAN W, 23-7 4 38 pass Chuck Corgan 38 yard pass from Rufe DeWitz (Chuck Corgan kick)
2 1924-10-26 @ KAN W, 23-7 4 32 rush Charley Hill 32 yard rush
3 1924-10-26 @ KAN W, 23-7 4 1 rush Chuck Corgan 1 yard rush (Chuck Corgan kick)
4 1924-11-23 DUL W, 9-0 2 pass Bill Rooney unknown yard pass from Wally Gilbert