1947 Baltimore Colts Statistics

All American Football Conference (AAFC)
Team Record: 2-11-1
Finishing 4th in the AAFC's East Division
Coach: Cecil Isbell (2-11-1)
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
1947 Baltimore Colts Roster
1947 Baltimore Colts Results

The Baltimore Colts of the All American Football Conference ended the 1947 season with a record of 2 wins and 11 losses and 1 ties, finishing fourth in the AAFC's East Division.

The Colts struggled to score 167 points, worst in the circuit, and the shaky defensive squad conceded 377. Bud Schwenk threw for 2,236 yards. Lamar Davis hauled in 46 balls, while Billy Hillenbrand added 702 receiving yards.

Bus Mertes ran for a team-leading 321 yards for Baltimore.

Johnny Vardian intercepted 3 opponent throws.

Cecil Isbell coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Bud Schwenk32716851.422366.8134.0206.17261.2
Ernie Case11436.4494.500.019.1013.1
John Galvin6350.0345.700.000.0067.4
Steve Nemeth6233.3183.000.0233.302.8
Lamar Davis100.
Billy Hillenbrand100.000.000.01100.000.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bus Mertes953213.42
Frankie Sinkwich552083.80
Billy Hillenbrand662043.12
John Wright381133.00
Rudy Mobley26903.51
Bud Schwenk25582.31
Johnny Vardian35571.60
Blondy Black5397.80
Andy Dudish28301.11
Ray Terrell21201.00
Jim Castiglia9182.00
Lamar Davis3144.70
Steve Nemeth111.00
Ernie Case100.00
Armand Cure2-1-0.50
Hub Bechtol2-1-0.50
Lamar Blount1-2-2.0-2 0
John Galvin1-4-4.0-4 0
Buzz Trebotich3-4-1.30


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lamar Davis4651511.22
Billy Hillenbrand3970218.07
Hub Bechtol171679.81
Johnny Vardian1628017.51
Rudy Mobley1112111.01
Sig Sigurdson810413.00
Elmer Madar8536.60
Andy Dudish713018.61
Ray Terrell6213.50
Ralph Jones3237.70
Bus Mertes22814.00
Gorham Getchell2178.50
Jim Castiglia11010.010 0
Blondy Black177.00
Frankie Sinkwich133.00
Gil Meyer133.00
Totals169218412.910 13


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Augie Lio201995.08337.528
Ernie Case11100.011100.04
Steve Nemeth11100.010.01


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
John Galvin66237736.00
Ernie Case515230.40
Frankie Sinkwich416741.80
Steve Nemeth312642.00

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Billy Hillenbrand1320115.50
Andy Dudish512124.20
Rudy Mobley57414.80
Johnny Vardian56613.20
Lamar Davis13333.033 0
Ray Terrell11818.018 0
Ernie Case2189.00
Frankie Sinkwich11515.015 0
Totals3354616.533 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Billy Hillenbrand1846625.996 1
Ray Terrell920422.70
Andy Dudish818423.00
Johnny Vardian612821.30
Frankie Sinkwich511823.60
Ernie Case410426.00
Lamar Davis24422.00
John Galvin23819.00
Rudy Mobley11818.018 0
Buzz Trebotich11717.017 0
Elmer Madar11414.014 0
Hub Bechtol11313.013 0
Barry French188.00
Totals59135623.096 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Johnny Vardian34816.00
Ernie Case25628.00
Rudy Mobley284.00
Billy Hillenbrand14848.048 0
Floyd Konetsky11515.015 0
Ray Terrell11212.012 0
Lamar Davis11212.012 0
Hub Bechtol177.00
John Wright155.00
Joe Kodba122.00
Totals1421315.248 0

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Billy Hillenbrand2701000060
Augie Lio319028
Andy Dudish110000012
Bus Mertes2000012
Lamar Davis0200000012
Rudy Mobley1100000012
Bud Schwenk10006
Jim Castiglia0010006
Hub Bechtol01000006
Johnny Vardian010000006
Ernie Case00001104
Steve Nemeth00101