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1956 Arkansas Razorbacks Roster

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Record: 6-4, .600 W-L% (42nd of 111)
Conference: SWC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jack Mitchell (6-4)

PS/G: 16.0 (56th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 15.5 (56th of 111)
SRS: 9.56 (27th of 111) ▪ SOS: 7.66 (27th of 111)

  • 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 Don Christian* QB 18 Cmp, 53 Att, 260 Yds, 2 TD
2 Mike Cooney QB 2 Cmp, 4 Att, 5 Yds, 0 TD
3 James Monroe QB 2 Cmp, 6 Att, 42 Yds, 0 TD
4 Gerald Nesbitt* RB 129 Att, 663 Yds, 5.1 Avg
5 Donnie Stone* RB 43 Att, 224 Yds, 5.2 Avg
6 Ronnie Underwood* RB 59 Att, 268 Yds, 4.5 Avg
7 Benny Berry RB 10 Att, 46 Yds, 4.6 Avg
8 Charlie Berry RB 2 Att, 7 Yds, 3.5 Avg
9 Lamar Drummonds RB 11 Att, 87 Yds, 7.9 Avg
10 Jerry Ferguson RB 37 Att, 151 Yds, 4.1 Avg
11 Rogers Overbey RB 37 Att, 169 Yds, 4.6 Avg
12 Don Ritschel RB 32 Att, 191 Yds, 6.0 Avg
13 Jim Wetherington RB 3 Att, 26 Yds, 8.7 Avg
14 Olan Burns* WR 4 Rec, 26 Yds, 6.5 Avg
15 Teddy Souter* WR
16 Bob Childress WR
17 Pete Covington WR 1 Rec, 13 Yds, 13.0 Avg
18 Ted Souter WR 3 Rec, 58 Yds, 19.3 Avg
19 Charlie Whitworth WR 3 Rec, 20 Yds, 6.7 Avg
20 George Bequette* OL
21 Jay Donathan* OL
22 Neil Martin* OL
23 Stuart Perry* OL
24 Billy Ray Smith* OL
25 Dick Bennett OL
26 Jerry Ford OL
27 Gerald Henderson OL