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1959 Alabama Crimson Tide Roster

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Record: 7-2-2, .727 W-L% (18th of 112) ▪ Rank: 10th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 4-1-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bear Bryant (7-2-2)

PS/G: 8.6 (105th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 5.4 (3rd of 112)
SRS: 7.82 (33rd of 112) ▪ SOS: 3.73 (46th of 112)

Bowl Game: Lost Liberty Bowl 7-0 versus Penn State


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
  • Read more about our data coverage.

Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Robert Skelton* QB 13 Cmp, 30 Att, 189 Yds, 4 TD
Mal Moore QB 2 Cmp, 4 Att, 33 Yds, 1 TD
Bill Oliver QB
Laurien Stapp QB 4 Cmp, 9 Att, 53 Yds, 0 TD
Pat Trammell QB 21 Cmp, 49 Att, 293 Yds, 1 TD
Marlin Dyess* RB 28 Att, 121 Yds, 4.3 Avg
Duff Morrison* RB 11 Att, 24 Yds, 2.2 Avg
Gary O'Steen* RB 71 Att, 228 Yds, 3.2 Avg
Ronnie Davis RB 5 Att, -3 Yds, -0.6 Avg
Leon Fuller RB 12 Att, 23 Yds, 1.9 Avg
Carl Hopson RB 14 Att, 41 Yds, 2.9 Avg
Cornell Johnson RB 9 Att, 49 Yds, 5.4 Avg
Jimmy Lee RB 1 Att, 4 Yds, 4.0 Avg
Jerry Rich RB 3 Att, 18 Yds, 6.0 Avg
Billy Richardson RB 34 Att, 139 Yds, 4.1 Avg
Red Stickney RB 2 Att, 9 Yds, 4.5 Avg
Buddy Wesley RB 25 Att, 121 Yds, 4.8 Avg
Tommy White RB 46 Att, 169 Yds, 3.7 Avg
Stanley Bell* WR 6 Rec, 100 Yds, 16.7 Avg
Tommy Brooker WR 7 Rec, 108 Yds, 15.4 Avg
Bud Moore WR 2 Rec, 21 Yds, 10.5 Avg
James Patton WR 1 Rec, 8 Yds, 8.0 Avg
Norbie Ronsonet WR 2 Rec, 29 Yds, 14.5 Avg
Jerry Spruiell WR 1 Rec, 11 Yds, 11.0 Avg
Don Cochran* OL
Billy Neighbors* OL
Jon Olinger* OL
Jimmy Sharp* OL
Fred Sington* OL
Jim Blevins OL
Bill Hannah OL
Gary Phillips OL
Wayne Sims OL
Bill Rice* DL