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1949 San Francisco 49ers

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9-3-0, Finished 1st in AAFC  · 1949 AAFC Season Summary

Scored 416 points (34.7/g), 1st of 7 in the AAFC. Allowed 227 points (18.9/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 189 points (15.8/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 9.7-2.3.

Coach: Buck Shaw (9-3-0)

Stadium: Kezar Stadium
 Training Camp: Menlo College (Atherton, California)

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
QB Frankie Albert 29 3 9 129 for 260, 1,862 yards, 27 td, 16 int, & 35 rushes for 249 yards and 3 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 10th pick / 1942
FB Norm Standlee 30 8 8 44 rushes for 237 yards, 4 td, & 0 catches for 0 yards and 0 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 3rd pick / 1941
LH Len Eshmont 32 8 6 25 rushes for 164 yards, 0 td, & 3 catches for 107 yards and 2 td New York Giants / 5th / 36th pick / 1941
RH Verl Lillywhite 23 1 3 69 rushes for 263 yards, 2 td, & 8 catches for 82 yards and 2 td
LE Hal Shoener 26 1 10 7 catches for 84 yards, 0 td New York Giants / 23rd / 214th pick / 1947
LT Bob Mike 31 1 8
LG Don Clark 26 1 10
C Bill Johnson 23 1 10
RG Visco Grgich 26 3 10 Chicago Bears / 24th / 224th pick / 1946
RT John Woudenberg 31 9 10 Chicago Bears / 6th / 47th pick / 1940
RE Alyn Beals 28 3 8 44 catches for 678 yards, 12 td, & 4 rushes for 32 yards and 0 td Chicago Bears / 8th / 69th pick / 1943
 Special Teams Starters
K Joe Vetrano 31 3 0 3 of 7 field goals & 56 of 56 extra points
P Frankie Albert 29 3 9 31 punts for a 48.2 average, 0 blocked Chicago Bears / 1st / 10th pick / 1942
PR Jim Cason 22 1 6 21 punt returns for a 16.7 average and 0 td Chicago Cardinals / 7th / 55th pick / 1948
KR Joe Perry 22 1 5 14 kick returns for a 24.1 average and 0 td

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Frankie Albert 29 P 12 9 166 5-10 Stanford 1/27/1920 3 Chicago Bears / 1st / 10th pick / 1942
Bruno Banducci 28 g 12 2 216 5-11 Stanford 11/11/1921 5 Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 6th / 42nd pick / 1943
Alyn Beals 28 RE 12 8 188 6-0 Santa Clara 4/27/1921 3 Chicago Bears / 8th / 69th pick / 1943
Gail Bruce 26 de 12 4 206 6-1 Washington 9/29/1923 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 30th / 283rd pick / 1946
Bob Bryant 31 lt 5 5 226 6-3 Texas Tech 6/14/1918 3
Jack Carpenter 26 3 0 240 6-0 Columbia,Missouri,Michigan 7/29/1923 2 Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers / 15th / 143rd pick / 1944
Eddie Carr 26 db 7 2 185 6-0 none 4/27/1923 2
Jim Cason 22 lh 12 6 171 6-0 LSU 7/25/1927 1 Chicago Cardinals / 7th / 55th pick / 1948
Sam Cathcart 25 12 0 175 6-0 California-Santa Barbara 7/7/1924 Rook
Don Clark 26 LG 12 10 197 5-11 USC 12/22/1923 1
Paul Crowe 25 b 2 1 190 6-1 St. Mary's (CA) 10/23/1924 1
Len Eshmont 32 LH 12 6 179 5-11 Fordham 8/26/1917 8 New York Giants / 5th / 36th pick / 1941
Ray Evans 25 10 0 225 6-1 Texas-El Paso 1/10/1924 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 16th / 141st pick / 1946
Don Garlin 23 11 0 188 5-11 USC 11/10/1926 Rook
Visco Grgich 26 RG 12 10 217 5-11 Santa Clara 1/19/1923 3 Chicago Bears / 24th / 224th pick / 1946
Homer Hobbs 26 g 12 2 210 5-11 Georgia 2/13/1923 Rook Washington Redskins / 11th / 108th pick / 1949
Bill Johnson 23 C 12 10 228 6-3 Texas A&M 7/14/1926 1
Verl Lillywhite 23 RH 12 3 185 5-10 USC 12/5/1926 1
Ned Maloney 26 12 0 190 6-1 Purdue 4/21/1923 1 Detroit Lions / 21st / 198th pick / 1946
Bob Mike 31 LT 12 8 220 6-1 Florida A&M,UCLA 10/29/1918 1
Joe Morgan 21 8 0 245 6-1 McNeese St.,Southern Miss 10/23/1928 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 16th / 157th pick / 1949
Joe Perry 22 fb 11 5 200 6-0 Compton CC (CA) 1/22/1927 1
Charley Quilter 23 t 12 1 240 6-1 Tyler JC 5/8/1926 Rook
Tino Sabuco 23 10 0 206 6-1 Wayne State (MI),San Francisco 12/20/1926 Rook
Paul Salata 23 e 12 1 191 6-2 USC 10/17/1926 Rook
Hal Shoener 26 LE 12 10 200 6-3 Iowa 1/2/1923 1 New York Giants / 23rd / 214th pick / 1947
Norm Standlee 30 FB 12 8 238 6-2 Stanford 7/19/1919 8 Chicago Bears / 1st / 3rd pick / 1941
Johnny Strzykalski 28 hb 7 4 190 5-9 Marquette 12/14/1921 3 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 6th pick / 1946
Nick Susoeff 28 e 11 1 215 6-1 Washington St. 4/15/1921 3 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 48th pick / 1943
Joe Vetrano 31 K 12 0 170 5-9 Southern Miss 10/15/1918 3
Lowell Wagner 26 b 10 3 194 6-0 USC 8/21/1923 3
Bev Wallace 26 qb 9 1 180 6-2 Compton CC (CA) 3/7/1923 2
Pete Wismann 26 lb 12 2 215 6-0 Miami (OH),Washington (MO),St. Louis 10/9/1923 Rook New York Bulldogs / 7th / 64th pick / 1949
John Woudenberg 31 RT 12 10 226 6-3 Denver,St. Mary's (CA) 5/24/1918 9 Chicago Bears / 6th / 47th pick / 1940
Team Total 26.2 12 203.3 6-0.3 2.1