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1948 Cleveland Browns (AAFC) 1st place Western Division 14-0-0 1.000
Head Coach: Paul Brown
BackfieldJohn Brickels
BackfieldBlanton Collier
TacklesBill Edwards
EndsDick Gallagher
GuardsFritz Heisler
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sun8/22/1948HBuffalo Bills35-21WAkron, OHRubber Bowl28059
Fri8/27/1948HBaltimore Colts17-21LToledo, OHScott High School Stadium13417
Fri9/3/1948HLos Angeles Dons19-14WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium60193
Sun9/12/1948ABuffalo Bills42-13WBuffalo, NYCivic Stadium35340
Fri9/17/1948AChicago Rockets28-7WChicago, ILSoldier Field30608
Sun9/26/1948HChicago Rockets21-10WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium37190
Tue10/5/1948ABaltimore Colts14-10WBaltimore, MDMuncipal Stadium22329
Sun10/10/1948HBrooklyn Dodgers30-17WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium31187
Sun10/17/1948HBuffalo Bills31-14WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium28054
Sun10/24/1948HNew York Yankees35-7WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium46912
Sun11/7/1948HBaltimore Colts28-7WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium32314
Sun11/14/1948HSan Francisco 49ers14-7WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium82769
Sun11/21/1948ANew York Yankees34-21WNew York, NYYankee Stadium49981
Thu11/25/1948ALos Angeles Dons31-14WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum60031
Sun11/28/1948ASan Francisco 49ers31-28WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium59785
Sun12/5/1948ABrooklyn Dodgers31-21WNew York, NYEbbets Field9821
Sun12/19/1948HBuffalo Bills49-7WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium22981League Championship
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
74Tony AdamleFB6'021024Ohio State144
42Chet AdamsLOT-DT6'324033Ohio University141
35Alex AgaseLOG-DG5'1021026Illinois; Purdue; Illinois142
99Bill BoedekerLOH5'1119224DePaul123
70Ollie ClineFB6'020023Ohio State120
92Tommy ColellaLOH-DB6'018730Canisius124
80Bob CowanROH5'1118525Indiana136
22Frank GatskiC6'223329Marshall; Auburn1410
34Bob GaudioROG-DG5'1021923Ohio State129
59Horace GillomROE-DE6'122127Ohio State; Nevada-Reno135
60Otto GrahamQB-DB6'119627Northwestern148
48Forrest GriggROT-DT6'229422Tulsa141
46Lou GrozaLOT-DT6'324024Ohio State1414
32Lin HoustonROG-DG6'021327Ohio State141
38Weldon HumbleLOG-DG6'122127Rice; Louisiana-Lafayette; Rice133
82Tommy JamesROH-DB5'1018425Ohio State145
86Dub JonesROH6'320224Louisiana State; Tulane123
90Edgar JonesLOH5'1019330Pittsburgh126
53Frank KosikowskiDE6'120022Marquette; Notre Dame130
56Dante LavelliROE-DE6'119125Ohio State84
62Cliff LewisDB-QB5'1116825Duke146
24Mel MaceauC6'120327Marquette100
76Marion MotleyFB6'123228Nevada-Reno1410
85Ara ParseghianROH-DB5'919325Akron; Miami (Ohio)131
45Benny PucciLOT-DT6'425523none130
44Lou RymkusROT-DT6'423129Notre Dame1412
20Lou SabanLB-C6'020227Indiana144
94Dean SensanbaugherHB5'919023Ohio State; Army; Ohio State111
49Len SimonettiROT-DT5'1122529Tennessee130
58Mac SpeedieLOE-DE6'320328Utah129
64/66George TerlepQB5'1018025Notre Dame70
36Eddie UlinskiLOG-DG5'1120329Marshall149
30Bill WillisROG-DG6'221327Ohio State144
50John YonakorROE-DE6'522227Notre Dame146
52George YoungLOE-DE6'321424Georgia144
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Jeff Durkota18BPenn State
Ollie Cline318BOhio State
Tommy Thompson741CWilliam & Mary
Bill Smith953TNorth Carolina
Ralph Maughan1165CUtah State
Dean Sensanbaugher1273BOhio State
Mike Rubish1381ENorth CarolinaDeclared Ineligible
Alex Sarkisian1489CNorthwestern
Dan Dworsky1597BMichiganDeclared Ineligible
Scott Beasley16105ENevada-Reno
Russ Steger17113BIllinois
Lou Hoitsma18121EWilliam & Mary
Pete Ashbaugh19129BNotre Dame
Dave Templeton20137GOhio State
Dwight Eddleman21145BIllinois
Lu Gambino22153BMaryland
Jim McDowell23161GWilliam & Mary
Haywood Fowle24169TNorth Carolina
Ara Parseghian25177BMiami (Ohio)
Tod Saylor26185ELafayette
Harry Caughron27193TWilliam & Mary
Pete Lanzi28201EYoungstown State
George Roman29209TCase Western Reserve
Mel Sheehan30217EMissouri
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals1108314155
Opponents Totals35712163
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals2431231041677761
Opponents Totals17184741376657
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Lou Groza0515298.181942.1075
Edgar Jones100000060
Marion Motley70000042
Otto Graham60000036
Bill Boedeker50000030
Bob Cowan50000030
Dante Lavelli50000030
Mac Speedie40000024
Dub Jones30000018
Ara Parseghian20000012
Tony Adamle1000006
Tommy Colella1000006
Horace Gillom1000006
Dean Sensanbaugher1000006
George Young1000006
(Team)0000012
Team Totals52515298.181942.11389
Opponents Totals26252696.23837.50190
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Lou Groza81942.11/1/3/1/2/
Team Totals81942.11/1/3/1/2/
Opponents Totals3837.51/0/1/1/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Marion Motley1579646.15
Edgar Jones1004004.05
Bill Boedeker782543.33
Dub Jones331494.51
Otto Graham231466.36
Ara Parseghian321354.21
Ollie Cline291294.40
Bob Cowan33993.01
Tony Adamle17885.21
Tommy Colella14604.31
Dean Sensanbaugher18593.31
Cliff Lewis5448.80
Dante Lavelli199.090
Tommy James188.080
Mac Speedie177.070
George Terlep144.040
Bob Gaudio122.020
Team Totals54425574.725
Opponents Totals43615193.510
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Otto Graham33317352.014527138.115.778t257.5154.585.6
Cliff Lewis8450.04698.617.3112.500.0119.3
George Terlep2150.002713.527.02700.0150.056.3
Marion Motley100.0100.000.000.039.6
Team Totals34417851.715028098.215.878t267.6164.785.0
Opponents Totals35415944.917120975.913.278t144.0246.849.1
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Mac Speedie5881614.1564
Dante Lavelli2546318.554t5
Horace Gillom2029514.81
Bob Cowan1526517.763t4
Edgar Jones1429320.95
Bill Boedeker1323718.2512
Marion Motley1319214.878t2
Dub Jones911913.22
John Yonakor5275.40
Ara Parseghian23115.51
George Young22010.00
Tommy James14444.0440
Tommy Colella177.070
Team Totals178280915.878t26
Opponents Totals159209713.27814
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Cliff Lewis910311.40
Lou Saban5418.20
Tommy James4379.30
Tommy Colella23417.00
Ara Parseghian15656.0560
Weldon Humble11111.0110
John Yonakor111.010
Otto Graham100.000
Team Totals2428311.8560
Opponents Totals1635922.4511
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Tommy Colella49171635.00
Horace Gillom622737.80
Cliff Lewis11818.0180
Team Totals56196135.0035628.7
Opponents Totals730385
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Cliff Lewis262589.90
Tommy Colella56012.00
Tommy James5479.40
Otto Graham11212.0120
Bill Boedeker284.00
Team Totals393859.90
Opponents Totals3235611.10
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Marion Motley1433724.10
Cliff Lewis714721.00
Bill Boedeker46115.30
Ollie Cline35518.30
Bob Cowan35317.70
Ara Parseghian24120.50
Dub Jones23517.50
Mac Speedie11313.0130
Horace Gillom3103.30
Dante Lavelli100.000
Team Totals4075218.80
Opponents Totals48610
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
George Young1
Team Totals25111416301
Opponents Totals44162811390
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