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1949 Los Angeles Dons (AAFC) 5th place 4-8-0 .333
Head Coach: Jimmy Phelan
EndsJim Austin
BackfieldDutch Clark
LineMarty Kordick
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Wed8/10/1949HSan Francisco 49ers7-28LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum81272
Fri9/2/1949HBaltimore Colts49-17WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum20211
Fri9/9/1949HChicago Hornets21-23LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum30193
Sun9/18/1949ASan Francisco 49ers14-42LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium31960
Thu9/22/1949ABrooklyn-New York Yankees7-10LNew York, NYYankee Stadium14437
Sun10/2/1949ACleveland Browns7-42LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium30466
Sun10/9/1949HBuffalo Bills42-28WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum16575
Fri10/14/1949HCleveland Browns14-61LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum27437
Sun10/23/1949ABuffalo Bills14-17LBuffalo, NYCivic Stadium21310
Fri10/28/1949AChicago Hornets24-14WChicago, ILSoldier Field11249
Sun11/13/1949HSan Francisco 49ers24-41LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum17880
Sun11/20/1949ABaltimore Colts21-10WBaltimore, MDMuncipal Stadium19503
Thu11/24/1949HBrooklyn-New York Yankees16-17LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum20096
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
37Joe AguirreLOE-DE6'322531St. Mary's (California)40
52Burr BaldwinLOE-DE6'119927UCLA88
29John BrownC-LB6'423027North Carolina Central113
76Walt ClayFB5'1019625Colorado101
83Paul CroweOHB-DB6'119025St. Mary's (California)60
88Harper DavisOHB-DB5'1117324Mississippi State110
95Glenn DobbsTB6'421029Tulsa126
33Bob DobelsteinROG-DG5'1121427Tennessee85
80Johnny DonaldsonTB5'1018024Georgia10
65Dan DworskyDB6'021122Michigan120
34Ollie FletcherLOG-DG6'321026Santa Ana JC; Southern California30
50Len FordROE-DE6'424523Morgan State; Michigan128
85Billy Joe GrimesOHB6'119522Oklahoma State127
44Ed HenkeLOT-DT6'322722Ventura JC; Southern California110
66Bob HoffmanBB-DB6'120832Southern California125
56Lew HolderROE-DE6'019126Texas111
97Earl HowellOHB5'1018925Holmes CC; Muhlenberg; Mississippi113
40Ed KelleyROT-DT6'423025Texas122
82Bob KennedyOHB-DB6'017821North Carolina91
30Al LolotaiLOG-DG6'022429Weber JC76
92Tom McWilliamsTB-DB5'1118523Mississippi State; Army; Mississippi State112
60George MurphyBB6'020022Southern California117
22Bob NelsonC6'121429Baylor1211
47Mike PerrottiLOG-DG6'324526Ohio State; Cincinnati123
63Joyce PipkinBB6'120425Arkansas80
32Knox RamseyROG-DG6'121623William & Mary128
45Bob ReinhardLOT-DT6'423429California1212
73Hosea RodgersFB6'119228Alabama; North Carolina129
77Jim SpavitalFB-DB6'121023Oklahoma State123
93George TaliaferroTB5'1119622Indiana114
48Buddy TinsleyROT-DT6'224525Baylor1110
36Ben WhaleyROG-DG5'1121023Virginia State30
54Dick WilkinsLOE-DE6'219424Oregon113
42Ernie WilliamsonROT-DT6'424527Apprentice; North Carolina120
55Ab WimberlyROE-DE6'121323Louisiana State124
27Dick WoodardC-LB6'222423Iowa100
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Dan DworskySecret-11CMichigan
George Taliaferro15BIndiana
Jack PriceSecret-212BBaylor
Hosea Rodgers318BNorth Carolina
Bob Meinert426BOklahoma State
Billy Joe Grimes534BOklahoma State
Joe Geri642BGeorgia
Bill Renna750CSanta Clara
Bill Austin858TOregon State
Mike Rubish966ENorth Carolina
Jerry Krall1074BOhio State
Chuck Drazenovich1182BPenn State
Larry Klosterman1290GNorth Carolina
Tom Blake1398GCincinnati
Dick Lorenz14106EOregon State
Bob Bastian15114GSouthern California
Art Steffen16122BUCLA
Tom Gannon17130BHarvard
Larry Hatch18136BWashington
Jerry Tiblier19142BMississippi
Gene Frassetto20148TCalifornia
Jim Clark21154GMississippi
Ed Ralston25169BRichmond
Johnny Donaldson26174BGeorgia
Lloyd Eisenberg27179TDuke
George Pastre28184TUCLA
Joe Ethridge29189GSouthern Methodist
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals63663589
Opponents Totals631196377
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals15782631259536
Opponents Totals17489691668678
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Bob Nelson0343597.13650.0043
George Taliaferro70000042
Billy Joe Grimes60000036
Hosea Rodgers50000030
Glenn Dobbs30000018
Dick Wilkins30000018
John Brown20000012
Earl Howell20000012
Ab Wimberly20000012
Joe Aguirre1000006
Paul Crowe1000006
Harper Davis1000006
Len Ford1000006
Dick Woodard1000006
Team Totals35343597.13650.00253
Opponents Totals44404490.961250.00322
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Bob Nelson3650.01/1/0/1/0/
Team Totals3650.01/1/0/1/0/
Opponents Totals61250.02/0/3/1/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Hosea Rodgers1314943.85
George Taliaferro954725.05
Billy Joe Grimes834295.2514
Glenn Dobbs341614.73
Earl Howell311163.71
Jim Spavital15442.90
Walt Clay9343.80
Harper Davis13332.51
Dick Wilkins8283.50
Tom McWilliams3155.00
Bob Kennedy2147.00
Paul Crowe122.020
Burr Baldwin111.010
George Murphy100.000
Lew Holder1-1-1.0-10
Johnny Donaldson1-2-2.0-20
Ed Kelley1-2-2.0-20
Team Totals43018384.35119
Opponents Totals48421484.47919
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Glenn Dobbs1536542.5798255.412.742.695.944.2
George Taliaferro1244536.3657906.417.643.21411.330.0
Billy Joe Grimes33100.0010535.035.0133.300.0158.3
Walt Clay11100.0088.08.0800.000.0100.0
Johnny Donaldson100.0100.000.000.039.6
Hosea Rodgers100.0100.000.000.039.6
Dick Wilkins100.0100.000.000.039.6
Tom McWilliams200.0200.000.000.039.6
Team Totals28611439.914917286.015.293.1238.01517237.5
Opponents Totals29014851.012124148.316.375t227.6217.22520674.4
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Len Ford3657716.01
Dick Wilkins3258918.43
Billy Joe Grimes1318914.52
Hosea Rodgers79713.90
Lew Holder57114.20
Earl Howell5112.21
Joe Aguirre33712.31
Ab Wimberly3227.30
Burr Baldwin22613.00
Harper Davis2136.50
Bob Hoffman22110.50
Ed Henke11515.0150
George Murphy11717.0170
Bob Reinhard122.020
Jim Spavital1-1-1.0-10
George Taliaferro04242L1
Team Totals114172815.29
Opponents Totals148241416.37522
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Jim Spavital45814.50
John Brown34615.30
Dick Woodard23919.51
Tom McWilliams23517.50
Harper Davis252.50
Burr Baldwin242.00
Len Ford14545.0450
Bob Kennedy13333.0330
Paul Crowe12525.0250
Ab Wimberly11616.016t1
Bob Hoffman177.070
Dan Dworsky133.030
Team Totals2131615.02
Opponents Totals2326811.71
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Glenn Dobbs39165042.30
George Taliaferro2798236.42
Team Totals66263239.9239833.0
Opponents Totals52731430
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Tom McWilliams811214.00
Paul Crowe69616.00
Billy Joe Grimes56713.40
Jim Spavital6589.70
George Taliaferro25326.552t1
Harper Davis23718.50
Earl Howell177.070
Team Totals3043014.31
Opponents Totals3039813.30
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Billy Joe Grimes1641125.70
George Taliaferro1331324.10
Harper Davis48721.80
Earl Howell47418.50
Jim Spavital13232.0320
Johnny Donaldson12727.0270
Dan Dworsky11414.0140
Bob Hoffman11414.0140
Team Totals4197223.70
Opponents Totals430
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
John Brown2
Paul Crowe1
Ab Wimberly1
Team Totals31171417314
Opponents Totals35171817352
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