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1948 New York Yankees (AAFC) 3rd place Eastern Division 6-8-0 .429
Head Coach: Ray Flaherty (1-3); Red Strader (5-5)
LineJim Barber
Assistant CoachMike Pecarovich
BackfieldRed Strader
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Thu8/12/1948NBuffalo Bills28-28TNewark, NJRuppert Stadium7500
Wed8/18/1948HChicago Rockets35-27WFreeport, NYMuncipal Stadium10061
Sat8/21/1948NBrooklyn Dodgers14-7WBoston, MABraves Field14101
Fri8/27/1948ABrooklyn Dodgers21-3WNew York, NYEbbets Field16411
Sun9/5/1948ABaltimore Colts28-45LBaltimore, MDMuncipal Stadium31800
Sun9/12/1948ASan Francisco 49ers0-41LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium60927
Thu9/16/1948HBaltimore Colts14-27LNew York, NYYankee Stadium18959
Wed9/29/1948ALos Angeles Dons10-20LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum35655
Sun10/10/1948ABuffalo Bills14-13WBuffalo, NYCivic Stadium18825
Sun10/17/1948HSan Francisco 49ers7-21LNew York, NYYankee Stadium29743
Sun10/24/1948ACleveland Browns7-35LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium46912
Sun10/31/1948HChicago Rockets42-7WNew York, NYYankee Stadium13239
Sun11/7/1948HLos Angeles Dons38-6WNew York, NYYankee Stadium17386
Sun11/14/1948HBrooklyn Dodgers21-7WNew York, NYYankee Stadium17642
Sun11/21/1948HCleveland Browns21-34LNew York, NYYankee Stadium49981
Sun11/28/1948HBuffalo Bills14-35LNew York, NYYankee Stadium18376
Sat12/4/1948AChicago Rockets28-7WChicago, ILSoldier Field4930
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
51/54Bruce AlfordROE-DE6'019027Texas Christian1410
58Ed BalattiDE6'119524none30
33Roman BentzLOG-DG6'223029Tulane43
45Carl ButkusLOG-DG6'124526George Washington41
85Tom CaseyTB5'1117524Hampton112
43Bill ChambersROT-DT6'223025Georgia Tech; Alabama; UCLA134
60Lloyd CheathamBB6'121129Auburn1210
57Paul ClearyROE-DE6'119626Rancho Santiago JC; Southern California130
38Denver CrawfordLOG-DG6'021027Tennessee86
73Bill DaleyFB6'221029DePaul; Minnesota; Michigan; Columbia70
55Van DavisROE-DE6'221527Georgia134
88Al DekdebrunTB-DB5'1018227Columbia; Cornell40
33Mike GarzoniLOG-DG5'1121825Fresno State; Southern California10
41Nelson GreeneROT-DT6'223526Tulsa139
66Duke IversenBB6'220028Oregon91
45Glenn JohnsonLOT-DT6'426326Arizona State90
61Harvey JohnsonWB5'1121229William & Mary140
70Bob KennedyFB-DB5'1119527Washington State142
46Clayton LaneOG-DG6'021526New Hampshire10
84Pete LaydenTB-DB5'1119229Texas92
62Joe MaglioloDB6'021026Texas120
58Don McDonaldOE-DE6'220027Oklahoma20
46Paul MitchellROT-DT6'323528Minnesota80
23Roland NaborsC-LB6'220024Texas Tech80
40Derrell PalmerLOT-DT6'224026Texas Christian1410
66Howie ParkerBB6'222022Southern Methodist40
20Frank PerantoniC6'022025Princeton143
35Chuck RiffleROG-DG6'021230Notre Dame144
58John RokiskyDE6'220226Duquesne60
90/74Harmon RoweDB6'018225Baylor; San Francisco122
53Jack RussellLOE-DE6'121529Baylor1414
81Spec SandersTB-DB6'119630Cameron JC; Texas138
56Otto SchnellbacherDB-LOE6'218525Kansas142
88/84Wilson SchwenkTB6'220131Washington-St. Louis70
30Ed SharkeyROG-DG6'322921Duke; Nevada-Reno111
42Marion ShirleyLOG-DG6'426026Oklahoma State; Oklahoma City131
77Steve SieradzkiOE-DE6'019424Michigan State20
31Joe SignaigoROG-DG6'122025Notre Dame149
25Lou SossamonC6'120727South Carolina1411
22Ralph StewartC6'020523Missouri; Notre Dame; Missouri10
80Bob SweigerWB6'020929Minnesota1412
83Lowell TewFB5'1118021Alabama141
87Lowell WagnerWB-DB6'019425Southern California144
44Arnie WeinmeisterLOT-DT6'423525Washington147
37Dick WerderLOG-DG5'921026Georgetown (DC)31
33Joe YackanichOG-DG5'1020526Fordham10
76Buddy YoungFB5'417322Illinois1210
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Lowell Tew17BAlabama
Otto Schnellbacher317EKansas
Pete Stout740BTexas Christian
Barney Poole952EMississippiFuture
Jack Weisenburger1164BMichigan
Bob Hendren1272TSouthern California
Dick Ottele1380BWashington
Dick McKissack1488BSouthern MethodistDeclared Ineligible
Joe Magliolo1596BTexas
Bob Ramsey16104BSouthern Methodist
Charlie Wright17112ETexas A&M
Marion Shirley18120TOklahoma City
Tom Landry19128BTexas
Bobby Forbes20136BFlorida
Carl Russ21144BRice
Fred Enke22152BArizonaDeclared Ineligible
John Cunningham23160ECalifornia
Nick Ognovich24168BWake Forest
Mike Zeleznak25176BKansas State
John Panelli26184BNotre DameDeclared Ineligible
Jug Girard27192BWisconsin
Rip Collins28200BLouisiana StateDeclared Ineligible
Frank Nelson29208BUtah
Bill Clements30216EUCLA
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals28846687
Opponents Totals62925691
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals17893701584690
Opponents Totals19294851389733
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Spec Sanders90000054
Harvey Johnson03737100.02728.6043
Jack Russell60000036
Lowell Tew50000030
Buddy Young50000030
Bruce Alford30000018
Pete Layden30000018
Tom Casey1000006
Bill Daley1000006
Van Davis1000006
Bob Kennedy1000006
Otto Schnellbacher1000006
Lowell Wagner1000006
Team Totals373737100.02728.60265
Opponents Totals41374190.261250.00301
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Harvey Johnson2728.60/1/0/1/0/
Team Totals2728.60/1/0/1/0/
Opponents Totals61250.03/0/2/0/1/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Spec Sanders1697594.560t9
Pete Layden955766.13
Buddy Young702453.51
Bill Daley401022.61
Lowell Tew24954.05
Bob Kennedy33902.71
Tom Casey18754.20
Al Dekdebrun7243.40
Wilson Schwenk362.00
Bob Sweiger341.30
Lloyd Cheatham210.50
Team Totals46419774.36020
Opponents Totals46720154.36118
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Spec Sanders1687846.4799185.511.85753.0116.546.2
Pete Layden1054341.0548167.819.070t98.687.665.4
Al Dekdebrun201050.081497.514.900.0210.035.2
Wilson Schwenk17635.38523.18.700.0317.64.7
Tom Casey5240.03316.215.5120.000.0100.8
Bob Kennedy100.0100.000.000.039.6
Team Totals31613944.015319666.214.170t154.7247.648.8
Opponents Totals34116046.915427678.117.380t195.6277.960.6
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Bruce Alford3257818.1573
Jack Russell2343318.870t6
Buddy Young2125912.34
Bob Sweiger1212910.80
Lowell Tew79713.90
Lloyd Cheatham77610.9500
Lowell Wagner69916.554t1
Otto Schnellbacher57214.40
Bob Kennedy5234.60
Van Davis44912.31
Paul Cleary4379.30
Bill Daley4317.80
Duke Iversen4307.50
Don McDonald33010.00
Howie Parker11717.0170
Harvey Johnson166.060
Team Totals139196614.170t15
Opponents Totals160276717.38019
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Otto Schnellbacher1123921.7511
Bob Kennedy44912.30
Pete Layden36321.00
Lowell Wagner13131.0310
Spec Sanders12424.0240
Al Dekdebrun11616.0160
Joe Magliolo11212.0120
Chuck Riffle11111.0110
Roland Nabors11010.0100
Van Davis155.050
Duke Iversen111.010
Jack Russell100.000
Team Totals2746117.1511
Opponents Totals2434114.2561
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Spec Sanders42170740.60
Pete Layden2188442.10
Bill Daley14141.0410
Tom Casey624240.30
Bob Kennedy723733.90
Team Totals77311140.4056633.1
Opponents Totals64661515
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Tom Casey922925.494t1
Spec Sanders131289.90
Pete Layden7649.10
Otto Schnellbacher5459.00
Bob Kennedy11414.0140
Al Dekdebrun11212.0120
Harmon Rowe11212.0120
Buddy Young2115.50
Team Totals3951513.294t1
Opponents Totals4856611.8881
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Buddy Young1230325.3610
Spec Sanders921724.1730
Pete Layden821126.4560
Tom Casey717024.30
Bill Daley48822.00
Lowell Tew37525.00
Bob Kennedy22010.00
Lloyd Cheatham11818.0180
Al Dekdebrun11515.0150
Paul Cleary188.080
Bob Sweiger133.030
Team Totals49112823.0730
Opponents Totals47580
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Team Totals35152016360
Opponents Totals35161915342
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