Leonard Younce - Guard (All-NWIL 1942)
End: Joe Wendlick (Pittsburg Steelers)
Guard: Leonard Younce (Oregon State)
Tackle: Bill Morgan (Oregon/New York Giants)
Back: Bob Dethman (Oregon State-Rose Bowl)
Guard: Tony Amato (Oregon)
Back: Dick Emerson (Washington State)
Bob Dethman turned down a Detriot Lions contract
and chose to play for Portland instead.
Coach Wolfe employed a "double cross" system that
got the linemen involved in scoring. Of the 184 points Portland
scored, 111 came from linemen and all but one member of the team had
scored...that being center Quentin Greenough of Oregon State's 1942 Rose
Bowl team. Guard Leonard Younce, a former New York Giant led with
27 points from 2 TDs, a field goal and 12 conversions.
Portland came on strong at the end of the season
destroying Spokane 68-6. Younce accounting for 11 points with a TD
and 5 conversions. 9 other Boilermakers scored TD's on the day.