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==Roster==
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{| class="wikitable"
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!No|| Player ||Pos|| Ht|| Wt|| Age|| College|| GP|| GS
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|-
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|||[[Matt Brown]]|| HB-FB ||5-10|| 170 ||28 ||[[Syracuse Orange football]] ||9|| 9
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|-
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|||[[Jim Bryant]]||QB-HB|| 5-6|| 156 ||26 ||George Washington; Pennsylvania|| 9 ||4
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|||[[Alf Cobb]]||T ||5-11 ||210 ||26|| [[Syracuse Orange football]]|| 10|| 10
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|-
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|||[[Charlie Copley]]||T ||5-9 ||191|| 29|| Muhlenberg|| 10|| 10
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|-
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|||[[Ken Crawford]]||HB-FB ||5-11 ||193|| 21|| Miami (Ohio)|| 8|| 7
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|-
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|||[[Park Crisp]]||G-T || || ||26|| Akron|| 8|| 5
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|-
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|||[[Bill Cusack]]||E ||5-11 ||165 ||24|| Georgetown (DC)|| 1|| 1
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|-
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|||[[Deible]]||C-G || |||| ||Akron|| 8|| 4
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|-
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|||[[R.T. Dobbins]]||G || ||185 || ||Sewanee ||1 ||0
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|-
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|||[[Ollie Driesbach]]||G-E || || ||26 ||Akron ||4 ||3
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|-
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|||[[Francis]]|| G|| || || || ||1 ||1
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|-
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|||[[Harry Gaskeen]]|| E|| || || 24||[[Syracuse Orange football]]|| 1|| 1
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|-
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|||[[Gillette]]|| FB|| || || || ||1|| 1
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|-
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|||[[Art Haley]]|| QB|| 5-8 ||165 ||24 ||Akron ||1|| 1
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|-
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|||[[Oscar Hollenbeck]]|| G|| || || || Colgate ||5|| 2
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|-
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|||[[Johnson]]|| HB|| || || || ||1|| 1
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|-
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|||[[Bill Joy]]|| FB-HB || || || ||Holy Cross ||3|| 3
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|-
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|||[[Walter Kester]]|| HB|| || || || Mount Union ||1|| 0
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|-
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|||[[Bulger Lowe]]|| T|| 5-11 ||180 ||24 ||Lafayette; Fordham ||1|| 0
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|-
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|||[[Maloney]]|| G-C|| || || || ||4|| 3
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|-
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|||[[George Munns]]|| HB-FB-E ||5-9|| 165|| 21|| Miami (Ohio) ||3|| 0
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|-
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|||[[Al Nesser]]|| G-E ||6-0|| 195|| 27 ||none ||10|| 8
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|-
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|||[[Olson]]|| FB || || || ||Nebraska ||1|| 0
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|-
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|||[[Fritz Pollard]]|| HB|| 5-7|| 149|| 25 ||Brown ||4|| 4
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|-
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|||[[Mike Purdy]]|| QB-HB-FB|| 5-10|| 179|| 24 ||Brown ||10|| 8
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|-
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|||[[John Rasmussen]]|| E|| || || ||Nebraska ||1|| 0
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|-
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|||[[Johnny Scott]]|| FB|| 5-10|| 176|| 24|| Lafayette ||2|| 0
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|-
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|||[[Fred Sefton]]|| E|| || ||31 ||Colgate ||10|| 7
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|-
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|||[[J. Sweeney]]|| E|| ||153 || ||California ||7|| 6
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|||[[Elgie Tobin]]|| FB-QB|| 5-9|| 160 ||33 ||Penn State ||3|| 3
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|-
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|||[[Ralph Waldsmith]]|| C|| || 225|| 29|| Akron ||10|| 5
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|-
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|||[[Pete Wall]]|| FB|| 5-6 ||188 || ||Georgetown (DC) ||1|| 0
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|-
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|||[[Howe Welch]]|| E|| ||149 ||23 ||none ||2|| 2
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|-
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|||[[Stan Wells]]|| FB|| ||186 ||30 ||Michigan ||1|| 1
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|-
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|||[[Harold White]]|| G|| 6-6|| 270|| 25|| [[Syracuse Orange football]] ||1|| 1
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|-
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|||[[Gus Ziegler]]|| G|| || ||44|| Pennsylvania ||1|| 1
 
|}
 
|}
   

Latest revision as of 21:39, August 31, 2019

1919 Akron Indians season
Head Coach Ralph Waldsmith
Home Field League Park
Results
Record 5-5
Place No divisions
Playoff Finish No playoffs
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1917 1920

The 1919 Akron Indians season was their twelfth season in existence. The team played in the Ohio League and would go on to post a 5-5 record. The team would go on to become a charter member of the National Football League the very next season.

ScheduleEdit

Game Date Opponent Result
1 October 15, 1919 Toledo Athletic Club W 47-0
2 October 12, 1919 Columbus Panhandles W 13-0
3 October 19, 1919 Pitcairn Quakers W 47-0
4 October 26, 1919 Massillon Tigers L 9-6
5 November 2, 1919 at Canton Bulldogs L 19-7
6 November 9, 1919 Massillon Tigers L 13-6
7 November 16, 1919 Bellaire Athletics W 19-3
8 November 23, 1919 Canton Bulldogs L 14-0
9 November 27, 1919 at Pine Village Athletic Club[1] W 12-0
10 November 30, 1919 Rock Island Independents L 17-0

RosterEdit

No Player Pos Ht Wt Age College GP GS
Matt Brown HB-FB 5-10 170 28 Syracuse Orange football 9 9
Jim BryantQB-HB 5-6 156 26 George Washington; Pennsylvania 9 4
Alf CobbT 5-11 210 26 Syracuse Orange football 10 10
Charlie CopleyT 5-9 191 29 Muhlenberg 10 10
Ken CrawfordHB-FB 5-11 193 21 Miami (Ohio) 8 7
Park CrispG-T 26 Akron 8 5
Bill CusackE 5-11 165 24 Georgetown (DC) 1 1
DeibleC-G Akron 8 4
R.T. DobbinsG 185 Sewanee 1 0
Ollie DriesbachG-E 26 Akron 4 3
Francis G 1 1
Harry Gaskeen E 24Syracuse Orange football 1 1
Gillette FB 1 1
Art Haley QB 5-8 165 24 Akron 1 1
Oscar Hollenbeck G Colgate 5 2
Johnson HB 1 1
Bill Joy FB-HB Holy Cross 3 3
Walter Kester HB Mount Union 1 0
Bulger Lowe T 5-11 180 24 Lafayette; Fordham 1 0
Maloney G-C 4 3
George Munns HB-FB-E 5-9 165 21 Miami (Ohio) 3 0
Al Nesser G-E 6-0 195 27 none 10 8
Olson FB Nebraska 1 0
Fritz Pollard HB 5-7 149 25 Brown 4 4
Mike Purdy QB-HB-FB 5-10 179 24 Brown 10 8
John Rasmussen E Nebraska 1 0
Johnny Scott FB 5-10 176 24 Lafayette 2 0
Fred Sefton E 31 Colgate 10 7
J. Sweeney E 153 California 7 6
Elgie Tobin FB-QB 5-9 160 33 Penn State 3 3
Ralph Waldsmith C 225 29 Akron 10 5
Pete Wall FB 5-6 188 Georgetown (DC) 1 0
Howe Welch E 149 23 none 2 2
Stan Wells FB 186 30 Michigan 1 1
Harold White G 6-6 270 25 Syracuse Orange football 1 1
Gus Ziegler G 44 Pennsylvania 1 1

Game notesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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