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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

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
TB Jim Thorpe 37 4 9
FB Buck Gavin 29 4 8
BB John Armstrong 27 1 5
WB Rube Ursella 34 4 7
LE Fred Thomsen 27 Rook 7
LT Ned Scott 23 Rook 9
LG George Thompson 25 1 9
C Louie Kolls 32 4 7
RG Joe Kraker 28 Rook 4
RT Duke Slater 27 2 8
RE Mike Wilson 28 2 7
 Special Teams Starters
K John Armstrong 27 1 5
P John Armstrong 27 1 5
PR John Armstrong 27 1 5
KR John Armstrong 27 1 5

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
John Armstrong 27 BB 9 5 170 5-8 Dubuque 8/10/1897 1
Bill Ashbaugh 25 1 0 175 5-10 Pittsburgh 9/24/1899 Rook
Joe Bernstein 31 fb 5 2 210 6-0 LSU,Tulsa 11/23/1893 3
Wes Bradshaw 27 b 7 3 175 5-8 Trinity (TX),Baylor 11/26/1897 Rook
Walt Buland 32 t 5 4 213 6-1 none 2/7/1892 4
Frank DeClerk c 8 2 191 5-9 St. Ambrose 1
Buck Gavin 29 FB 9 8 179 5-10 none 6/22/1895 4
Joe Guyon 32 wb 3 1 195 5-10 Carlisle Indian,Georgia Tech 10/26/1892 4
Louie Kolls 32 C 9 7 205 6-1 St. Ambrose 12/15/1892 4
Joe Kraker 28 RG 5 4 170 6-1 Saskatchewan 6/14/1896 Rook
Joe Little Twig+ e 7 4 183 5-11 Carlisle Indian 2
Vince McCarthy 24 b 2 1 165 5-10 St. Viator 10/19/1900 Rook
Bob Phelan 26 b 6 2 185 5-11 Notre Dame 6/20/1898 2
Ned Scott 23 LT 9 9 200 6-0 Monmouth 6/8/1901 Rook
Duke Slater 27 RT 8 8 215 6-1 Iowa 12/19/1897 2
Basil Stanley 28 1 0 195 5-9 Wabash,Notre Dame,Illinois,St. Mary's (CA) 2/8/1896 Rook
George Thompson 25 LG 9 9 210 6-1 Iowa 8/31/1899 1
Fred Thomsen 27 LE 9 7 180 5-11 Nebraska 4/25/1897 Rook
Jim Thorpe 37 TB 9 9 202 6-1 Carlisle Indian 5/22/1887 4
Rube Ursella 34 WB 7 7 172 5-9 none 1/11/1890 4
Mike Wilson 28 RE 8 7 167 5-10 Lehigh 12/2/1896 2
Team Total 25.8 9 188.4 5-10.9 1.8