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1973 Alabama Crimson Tide Roster

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (7th of 129) ▪ Rank: 4th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 8-0 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bear Bryant (11-1)

PS/G: 39.8 (3rd of 129) ▪ PA/G: 9.4 (5th of 129)
SRS: 26.10 (4th of 129) ▪ SOS: 7.68 (32nd of 129)

Bowl Game: Lost Sugar Bowl 24-23 versus Notre Dame

  • 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 Gary Rutledge* QB 33 Cmp, 57 Att, 897 Yds, 8 TD
2 Jack O'Rear QB 0 Cmp, 1 Att, 0 Yds, 0 TD
3 Richard Todd QB 18 Cmp, 33 Att, 325 Yds, 4 TD
4 Ellis Beck* RB 54 Att, 234 Yds, 4.3 Avg
5 Randy Billingsley* RB 68 Att, 443 Yds, 6.5 Avg
6 Wilbur Jackson* RB 95 Att, 752 Yds, 7.9 Avg
7 Duffy Boles RB 19 Att, 147 Yds, 7.7 Avg
8 Calvin Culliver RB 53 Att, 352 Yds, 6.6 Avg
9 Steve Dean RB 3 Att, 35 Yds, 11.7 Avg
10 Bob Holmes RB 14 Att, 47 Yds, 3.4 Avg
11 Willie Shelby RB 32 Att, 271 Yds, 8.5 Avg
12 Paul Spivey RB 71 Att, 356 Yds, 5.0 Avg
13 Mike Stock RB 29 Att, 115 Yds, 4.0 Avg
14 Ralph Stokes RB 21 Att, 115 Yds, 5.5 Avg
15 James Taylor RB 26 Att, 289 Yds, 11.1 Avg
16 George Pugh* WR 8 Rec, 175 Yds, 21.9 Avg
17 Wayne Wheeler* WR 19 Rec, 530 Yds, 27.9 Avg
18 Warren Dyar WR 7 Rec, 102 Yds, 14.6 Avg
19 Joe Dale Harris WR 2 Rec, 131 Yds, 65.5 Avg
20 Johnny Sharpless WR 5 Rec, 173 Yds, 34.6 Avg
21 Buddy Brown* OL
22 Sylvester Croom* OL
23 Morris Hunt* OL
24 John Rogers* OL
25 Steve Sprayberry* OL
26 Larry Ruffin OL
27 Randy Hall* DL
28 Mike Raines* DL
29 David Watkins* DL
30 John Croyle DL
31 Skip Kubelius DL
32 Mike DuBose* LB
33 Woodrow Lowe* LB
34 Wayne Nall* LB
35 Chuck Strickland* LB
36 Greg Montgomery LB
37 Dick Turpin LB
38 Ricky Davis* DB
39 Tyrone King* DB
40 David McMakin* DB
41 Mike Washington* DB
42 Alan Pizzitola DB
43 Wayne Rhodes DB