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1946 Akron Bears (AFL)

1st place Western Division 8-2-0 .800
1946 AFLNext SeasonRoster KeyStat Key
Head Coach: Gene Ronzani
Tipp MooneyBackfield
Tom RobertsLine
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Tue9/17/1946HChicago Bears13-38LAkron, OHRubber Bowl14583
Sat9/28/1946HJersey City Giants7-13LAkron, OHRubber Bowl4200
Wed10/9/1946ABethlehem Bulldogs7-30LBethlehem, PALiberty High School Stadium7500
Sun10/13/1946HScranton Miners36-0WAkron, OHRubber Bowl3500
Sun10/20/1946APaterson Panthers40-21WPaterson, NJHinchliffe Stadium
Wed10/23/1946AScranton Miners20-14WScranton, PAScranton Stadium2742Postponed from 9/22
Sun10/27/1946AWilmington Clippers31-0WWilmington, DEWilmington Stadium5000
Sun11/3/1946HNewark Bombers28-14WAkron, OHRubber Bowl6867
Sun11/10/1946NNewark Bombers34-0WOrange, NJ5000
Sun11/17/1946HWilmington Clippers20-0WAkron, OHRubber Bowl3446
Sun11/24/1946ALong Island Indians20-0WValley Stream, NYFiremen's Memorial Field4200
Thu11/28/1946HBethlehem Bulldogs54-30WAkron, OHRubber Bowl5928
Sun12/8/1946AJersey City Giants13-14LJersey City, NJRoosevelt Stadium15080League Championship
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
ROSTER
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
26/38Paul BertholdRE6-018528Syracuse105
18Joe DugganC6-123025Colorado State52
47Herman DuheRH5-1017521Louisiana State105
48Ed EckerRT-RG6-727623John Carroll61
46Len FrketichLT6-129029Penn State91
19Owen GoodnightQB6-020029Hardin-Simmons96
54Sam GriderLH-RH6-019027Indiana; Murray State; Illinois90
15George GulyanicsQB5-1119825Jones County JC93
43Bill HarrisC6-124023Alabama; Samford; Auburn108
56Bill HempelLT6-023826Carroll (Wisconsin)109
37Gus HempleyRE6-422527South Carolina106
28Al HoptowitRT6-121731Washington State107
4Jackie HuntQB6-019226Marshall40
32Bill JohnsonRG6-021025Southern Methodist; North Carolina108
39Jack KarwalesLE6-021526Michigan108
17Nick KerasiotisLG5-1119528St. Ambrose1010
50Vic MarinoRG5-820528Ohio State82
44Forrest MastersonRT6-323324Iowa71
2Tipp MooneyLH5-1018728Abilene Christian42
82Pat O'BrienRT6-024026Purdue81
40Pete PerezLG5-922022Illinois80
8Johnny PopovichLH5-816028St. Vincent97
22Lloyd ReeseFB6-224026Tennessee62
49Tom RobertsRG-LG-LT6-121530DePaul90
6Paul RomanoLH-RH5-1019023Wisconsin100
52Ray SchumacherRH6-019022Purdue105
11George SeithFB6-0200Washington-St. Louis108
Joe TofilRE6-120528Indiana10
21Ted TycockiLE6-120828Purdue71
9Dan VargoQB5-7170none30
7Floyd WheelerRH-LH6-017624Southwestern (Kansas)102
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals545450105
Opponents Totals41172935
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Floyd Wheeler1010061
Herman Duhe600036
Nick Kerasiotis0273036
George Seith500030
Lloyd Reese300018
Ray Schumacher300018
Paul Berthold200012
Sam Grider200012
Johnny Popovich200012
Jack Karwales200012
Paul Romano12008
Jackie Hunt10006
Bill Hempel00012
Team Totals37303781.131263
Opponents Totals16151693.831122
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Johnny Popovich443036.92
Herman Duhe552975.45
Floyd Wheeler542765.14
Lloyd Reese482755.73
George Seith742613.54
Ray Schumacher422606.22
Sam Grider341434.21
George Gulyanics161137.10
Paul Romano1
Team Totals22
Opponents Totals6
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Owen Goodnight883438.6455266.015.589.1910.249.9
George Gulyanics24625.0151164.819.3416.7312.547.2
Team Totals12
Opponents Totals10
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Floyd Wheeler922925.46
Paul Berthold33812.71
Jack Karwales23517.52
George Seith294.51
Herman Duhe1
Sam Grider1
Team Totals12
Opponents Totals10
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
George Gulyanics57314.60
Bill Johnson4164.00
Sam Grider37525.00
Ray Schumacher1
Team Totals1
Opponents Totals0
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
George Gulyanics1987145.8
Owen Goodnight522244.4
Team Totals
Opponents Totals
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Floyd Wheeler111089.80
Herman Duhe35016.70
George Gulyanics23316.50
Johnny Popovich56913.80
Team Totals0
Opponents Totals0
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Team Totals0
Opponents Totals0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Jackie Hunt1
Team Totals1
Opponents Totals0
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