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1972 Alabama Crimson Tide Roster

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Record: 10-2, .833 W-L% (9th of 127) ▪ Rank: 7th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bear Bryant (10-2)

PS/G: 33.8 (6th of 127) ▪ PA/G: 12.5 (12th of 127)
SRS: 25.60 (3rd of 127) ▪ SOS: 10.19 (9th of 127)

Bowl Game: Lost Cotton Bowl 17-13 versus Texas

  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Rk Player Class Pos Summary
1 Terry Davis* QB 50 Cmp, 94 Att, 777 Yds, 6 TD
2 Robert Fraley QB 7 Cmp, 11 Att, 101 Yds, 2 TD
3 Gary Rutledge QB 10 Cmp, 22 Att, 291 Yds, 3 TD
4 Steve Bisceglia* RB 125 Att, 603 Yds, 4.8 Avg
5 Wilbur Jackson* RB 80 Att, 566 Yds, 7.1 Avg
6 Joe LaBue* RB 56 Att, 376 Yds, 6.7 Avg
7 Ellis Beck RB 73 Att, 339 Yds, 4.6 Avg
8 Randy Billingsley RB 54 Att, 278 Yds, 5.1 Avg
9 Steve Dean RB 38 Att, 159 Yds, 4.2 Avg
10 David Knapp RB 20 Att, 53 Yds, 2.7 Avg
11 Phil Murphy RB 7 Att, 15 Yds, 2.1 Avg
12 Paul Spivey RB 49 Att, 260 Yds, 5.3 Avg
13 Ralph Stokes RB 35 Att, 114 Yds, 3.3 Avg
14 Warren Dyar* WR 3 Rec, 27 Yds, 9.0 Avg
15 Wayne Wheeler* WR 30 Rec, 573 Yds, 19.1 Avg
16 Peter Pappas WR 3 Rec, 49 Yds, 16.3 Avg
17 George Pugh WR 2 Rec, 48 Yds, 24.0 Avg
18 Johnny Sharpless WR 4 Rec, 105 Yds, 26.3 Avg
19 Danny Taylor WR 1 Rec, 14 Yds, 14.0 Avg
20 Dexter Wood WR 8 Rec, 106 Yds, 13.3 Avg
21 John Hannah* OL
22 Jim Krapf* OL
23 Greg Montgomery* OL
24 Pat Raines* OL
25 Steve Sprayberry* OL
26 John Croyle* DL
27 Skip Kubelius* DL
28 Mike Raines* DL
29 David Watkins* DL
30 Wayne Hall* LB
31 Chuck Strickland* LB
32 Bobby McKinney* DB
33 David McMakin* DB
34 Lanny Norris* DB
35 Steve Wade* DB
36 Mike Washington DB
37 Greg Gantt P
38 Herb Wilmot