1921 Akron Pros season

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1921 Akron Pros season
Head coach Fritz Pollard and Elgie Tobin
Home field League Park
Results
Record 8–3–1
Division place 3rd APFA
Playoff finish No playoffs until 1932

The 1921 Akron Pros season was their second in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous output of 8–0–3, losing three games.[1] They finished third in the league.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 25, 1921 Columbus Panhandles W 14–0
2 October 2, 1921 Cincinnati Celts W 41–0
3 October 9, 1921 at Chicago Cardinals W 23–0
4 October 16, 1921 at Detroit Tigers W 20–0
5 October 23, 1921 at Canton Bulldogs W 3–0
6 October 30, 1921 Rochester Jeffersons W 19–0
7 November 6, 1921 at Columbus Panhandles W 21–0
8 November 13, 1921 at Buffalo All-Americans T 0–0
9 November 20, 1921 at Dayton Triangles L 3–0
10 November 24, 1921 Canton Bulldogs L 14–0
11 December 3, 1921 at Buffalo All-Americans L 14–0
12 December 4, 1921 at Chicago Cardinals W 7–0

Standings[edit]

APFA standings
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Chicago Staleys 9 1 1 .900 128 53 T1
Buffalo All-Americans 9 1 2 .900 211 29 L1
Akron Pros 8 3 1 .727 148 31 W1
Canton Bulldogs 5 2 3 .714 106 55 W1
Rock Island Independents 4 2 1 .667 65 30 L1
Evansville Crimson Giants 3 2 0 .600 89 46 W1
Green Bay Packers 3 2 1 .600 70 55 L1
Dayton Triangles 4 4 1 .500 96 67 L1
Racine Cardinals 3 3 2 .500 54 53 T1
Rochester Jeffersons 2 3 0 .400 85 76 W2
Cleveland Indians 3 5 0 .375 95 58 L1
Washington Senators 1 2 0 .334 21 43 L1
Cincinnati Celts 1 3 0 .250 14 117 L2
Hammond Pros 1 3 1 .250 17 45 L2
Minneapolis Marines 1 3 0 .250 37 41 L1
Detroit Tigers 1 5 1 .167 19 109 L5
Columbus Panhandles 1 8 0 .111 47 222 W1
Tonawanda Kardex 0 1 0 .000 0 45 L1
Muncie Flyers 0 2 0 .000 0 28 L2
Louisville Brecks 0 2 0 .000 0 27 L2
New York Brickley Giants 0 2 0 .000 0 72 L2

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

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