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1945 Washington Redskins

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8-2-0, Finished 1st in NFL East Division  · 1945 NFL Season Summary

Scored 209 points (20.9/g), 4th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 121 points (12.1/g), 1st.
 Differential of 88 points (8.8/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 7.9-2.1.

Coach: Dudley DeGroot (8-2-0)

Stadium: Griffith Stadium
 Training Camp: Georgetown University (Washington, District of Columbia)

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 Sammy Baugh 31 8 8 128 for 182, 1,669 yards, 11 td, 4 int, & 19 rushes for -71 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1937
FB Frank Akins 26 2 2 147 rushes for 797 yards, 6 td, & 8 catches for 57 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 30th / 290th pick / 1943
LH Steve Bagarus+ 26 Rook 8 39 rushes for 154 yards, 1 td, & 34 catches for 617 yards and 5 td
RH Billy deCorrevont 27 Rook 6 22 rushes for 91 yards, 0 td, & 4 catches for 36 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 14th / 126th pick / 1942
LE Joe Aguirre 27 4 9 16 catches for 189 yards, 0 td Washington Redskins / 11th / 100th pick / 1941
LT John Adams 24 Rook 5 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1945
LG Al Lolotai 25 Rook 8
C Ki Aldrich 29 6 5 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 1st pick / 1939
RG Zip Hanna 29 Rook 7
RT Joe Ungerer 29 1 5 Brooklyn Dodgers / 20th / 189th pick / 1941
RE Doug Turley 27 1 8 17 catches for 185 yards, 1 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Joe Aguirre 27 4 9 7 of 13 field goals & 23 of 24 extra points Washington Redskins / 11th / 100th pick / 1941
P Sammy Baugh 31 8 8 33 punts for a 43.3 average, 0 blocked Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1937
PR Steve Bagarus+ 26 Rook 8 21 punt returns for a 12.0 average and 0 td
KR Steve Bagarus+ 26 Rook 8 12 kick returns for a 27.1 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)
John Adams 24 LT 10 5 242 6-7 Notre Dame 9/22/1921 Rook Washington Redskins / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1945
Joe Aguirre 27 K 10 9 225 6-4 St. Mary's (CA) 10/17/1918 4 Washington Redskins / 11th / 100th pick / 1941
Frank Akins 26 FB 10 2 208 5-10 Washington St. 3/31/1919 2 Washington Redskins / 30th / 290th pick / 1943
Ki Aldrich 29 C 6 5 207 6-0 TCU 6/1/1916 6 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 1st pick / 1939
Vito Ananis 30 hb 1 1 195 5-10 Boston Col. 1/25/1915 Rook
Earl Audet 24 lt 10 5 252 6-2 Georgetown (DC),USC 5/14/1921 Rook Washington Redskins / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1944
Steve Bagarus+ 26 KR 10 8 173 6-0 Notre Dame 6/19/1919 Rook
Ernie Barber 30 c 3 2 225 6-1 San Francisco 1/14/1915 Rook
Sammy Baugh 31 P 8 8 182 6-2 TCU 3/17/1914 8 Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1937
Merl Condit 28 5 0 187 5-11 West Virginia,Carnegie Mellon 3/21/1917 5 Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 15th pick / 1940
Fred Davis 27 t 4 1 244 6-3 Alabama 2/15/1918 4 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 25th pick / 1941
Billy deCorrevont 27 RH 10 6 186 6-0 Northwestern 11/26/1918 Rook Washington Redskins / 14th / 126th pick / 1942
Bob DeFruiter 27 3 0 190 6-0 Nebraska 6/3/1918 Rook
Al DeMao 25 5 0 214 6-2 Duquesne 2/29/1920 Rook Washington Redskins / 11th / 96th pick / 1942
John Doolan 26 1 0 190 6-1 Georgetown (DC) 5/16/1919 Rook
Les Dye 29 e 10 1 181 6-1 Syracuse 7/15/1916 1
Frank Filchock 29 10 0 193 5-10 Indiana 10/18/1916 7 Pittsburgh Pirates / 2nd / 14th pick / 1938
Larry Fuller 22 1 0 192 5-10 none 1/28/1923 1
Jim Gaffney 24 2 0 204 6-1 Tennessee 4/21/1921 Rook Washington Redskins / 15th / 149th pick / 1944
Zip Hanna 29 RG 9 7 218 5-10 South Carolina 12/1/1916 Rook
Cece Hare 26 b 9 3 195 5-11 Gonzaga 3/2/1919 4
Jack Keenan 26 3 0 214 5-10 South Carolina 6/8/1919 1
John Koniszewski 24 t 8 3 243 6-3 George Washington 8/29/1921 Rook
Reid Lennon 25 10 0 232 6-0 none 8/17/1920 Rook
Al Lolotai 25 LG 10 8 224 6-0 Weber JC 6/22/1920 Rook
Mike Micka 24 fb 6 1 188 6-0 Colgate 6/18/1921 1 Washington Redskins / 1st / 8th pick / 1944
Tom Miller 27 de 9 1 202 6-2 Hampden-Sydney 5/22/1918 2
Wayne Millner 32 e 10 1 189 6-1 Notre Dame 1/31/1913 9 Boston Redskins / 8th / 65th pick / 1936
Wilbur Moore 29 rh 7 5 187 5-11 Minnesota 4/22/1916 6 Washington Redskins / 9th / 78th pick / 1939
Alex Piasecky 28 9 0 197 6-2 Duke 2/1/1917 2
Lee Presley 23 fb 8 3 230 6-2 Oklahoma 3/16/1922 Rook
Sal Rosato 27 fb 7 1 228 6-1 Villanova 6/6/1918 Rook
Bob Seymour 29 hb 10 2 205 6-2 Oklahoma 6/13/1916 5 Washington Redskins / 10th / 88th pick / 1940
Ev Sharp 27 9 0 223 6-1 Cal Poly-Pomona 6/25/1918 1
Clem Stralka 32 g 3 1 215 5-10 Georgetown (DC) 5/19/1913 7
Dick Todd 31 b 6 1 172 5-11 Texas A&M 10/2/1914 6 Washington Redskins / 5th / 38th pick / 1939
Doug Turley 27 RE 10 8 215 6-2 Scranton 11/25/1918 1
Joe Ungerer 29 RT 10 5 243 6-0 Fordham 12/10/1916 1 Brooklyn Dodgers / 20th / 189th pick / 1941
Frank Walton 34 3 0 230 5-11 Pittsburgh 12/25/1911 11
Jim Watson 24 c 4 1 205 6-0 Pacific 3/26/1921 Rook
Larry Weldon 30 4 0 198 6-0 Presbyterian 6/24/1915 1
Marv Whited 27 lg 10 6 208 5-10 Oklahoma 7/26/1918 3 Washington Redskins / 15th / 136th pick / 1942
Team Total 27.3 10 208.4 6-0.5 2.4