List of Brooklyn Lions players

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This is a list of American football players who have played for the Brooklyn Horsemen in the National Football League in 1926. It includes players that have played at least one match during the NFL season. The Lions franchise was originally merged with the Brooklyn Horsemen of the American Football League until disbanding after the 1926 NFL season.

Name Position College
Herm Bagby Wingback1 Arkansas
Hugh Blacklock Tackle2 Michigan State
James Bond Guard Pittsburgh
Matt Brennon Blocking Back3,1 Villanova, Fordham, Lafayette
Earl BrittonH Fullback Illinois
Dutch Connor Wingback New Hampshire
Leo Douglass4,5 Fullback1 Lehigh, Vermont
Ted DrewsH End Princeton
Hec GarveyH,6 Tackle Notre Dame
Ed HarrisonH End Boston College
Red HowardH Guard New Hampshire, Princeton
Paul Jappe Tackle7 Syracuse
Stan Kobolinski Center Boston College
Al Leith Blocking back1 Georgetown
Dick McGrath Tackle2 Holy Cross
Bob Morris Guard Cornell
Tommy Myers Backing block Fordham
Swede Nordstrom Guard8 Trinity
Ted PlumridgeH Center Colgate, St. John's
Ed Reagan Tackle none
Owen Reynolds End Georgia
Quentin Reynolds Guard8 Brown
Bill Rooney Back9 none
Jim Sheldon End Brown
George Snell Fullback10 Penn State
Bill Stephens Center Brown
Art Stevenson11 Center Fordham
Harry StuhldreherH Blocking Back Notre Dame
Tarzan TaylorH Guard Ohio State
Rex Thomas Wingback1 Tulsa, St. Mary’s
Chief Toorock Wingback New York University
Charlie Weber Guard8 Colgate
Jim Yeager Tackle12 Lehigh
Dave Ziff End Syracuse, Carson-Newman

H Was on Brooklyn Horsemen AFL team roster prior to merger with the NFL Lions

1 Also played tailback
2 Also played center
3 Position later known as quarterback
4 Started season with Hartford Blues
5 Finished season with Frankford Yellow Jackets
6 Finished season with New York Yankees (AFL)
7 Also played end
8 Also played tackle
9 Played wingback and blocking back
10 Also played wingback
11 Started season with New York Giants
12 Also played guard

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