1926 Rock Island Independents Roster

American Football League (AFL)
Team Record: 2-6-1
Finishing 7th in the AFL
Coach: Wes Bradshaw (1-0)
Coach: Johnny Armstrong (1-6-1)
Location: Rock Island, Illinois
1926 Rock Island Independents Statistics
1926 Rock Island Independents Results

The Rock Island Independents of the American Football League ended the 1926 season with a record of 2 wins and 6 losses and 1 ties, finishing seventh in the AFL. Wes Bradshaw and Johnny Armstrong coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
Johnny ArmstrongQB-HBAugust 19, 18975'8"170Dubuque, KS 77
Riley BiggsC-GMarch 24, 19006'2"230BaylorMontgomery County, PA USA64
Wes BradshawHB-QBNovember 26, 18975'8"175Trinity (TX)Athens, TX USA75
Frank CoyleENovember 29, 18996'0"180Detroit Mercy63
Bug HartzogGApril 11, 19015'11"195BaylorTerrell, TX USA88
Chuck HillFB-EMay 26, 19045'8"190Iowa St., WA 81
Ave KaplanHB-QBNovember 16, 18995'9"165HamlineOwatonna, MN USA94
Louis KollsCDecember 15, 18926'1"205St. AmbroseChattanooga, TN USA43
Elmer LaydenFBMay 4, 19035'11"180Notre DameDavenport, IA 11
Vince McCarthyHB-QB-FBNovember 3, 18995'10"165St. Viator, IL USA64
Marty NortonHB5'6"178Hamline, MN 44
Eddie NovakFB-QBAugust 3, 18975'9"175noneWebster, MN USA86
Ernest RohrabaughHB-QB190Franklin84
Bill ScarpinoEApril 23, 18975'11"175Des MoinesPolk County, IA 31
Duke SlaterTDecember 9, 18986'1"215IowaNormal, IL USA99
Dick StahlmanTOctober 20, 19026'2"219DePaulChicago, IL USA99
Ken TruckenmillerGOctober 14, 19036'1"190Cornell (Iowa)33
Frank UrbanE6'0"190MIT21
Homer WalkerEJanuary 17, 19035'10"195Baylor77
Chet WiderquistGSeptember 23, 18956'1"219NorthwesternMoline, IL USA86
Ralph WiedichC-G6'1"205Emporia State43
Mike WilsonEDecember 2, 18965'10"167LehighEdge Hill, PA USA76