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1956 Auburn Tigers Roster

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Record: 7-3, .700 W-L% (29th of 111)
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 4-3 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ralph Jordan (7-3)

PS/G: 17.4 (44th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 11.7 (39th of 111)
SRS: 11.65 (21st of 111) ▪ SOS: 7.45 (29th of 111)


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

Player Class Pos Summary
Howell Tubbs* QB 34 Cmp, 61 Att, 514 Yds, 5 TD
Jimmy Cook QB 20 Cmp, 44 Att, 278 Yds, 3 TD
Frank Riley QB 17 Cmp, 45 Att, 168 Yds, 0 TD
Bobby Hoppe* RB 83 Att, 542 Yds, 6.5 Avg
Tommy Lorino* RB 82 Att, 692 Yds, 8.4 Avg
Jim Walsh* RB 109 Att, 537 Yds, 4.9 Avg
Billy Atkins RB 16 Att, 83 Yds, 5.2 Avg
Billy Kitchens RB 17 Att, 67 Yds, 3.9 Avg
Donnie May RB 13 Att, 82 Yds, 6.3 Avg
Pat Meagher RB 9 Att, 25 Yds, 2.8 Avg
Lloyd Nix RB 30 Att, 122 Yds, 4.1 Avg
Louis Preis RB 14 Att, 80 Yds, 5.7 Avg
Jerry Elliott* WR 13 Rec, 178 Yds, 13.7 Avg
Jimmy Phillips* WR 23 Rec, 383 Yds, 16.7 Avg
Jimmy Reece WR 1 Rec, 9 Yds, 9.0 Avg
Jerry Sansom WR 13 Rec, 183 Yds, 14.1 Avg
Mike Simmons WR 1 Rec, 11 Yds, 11.0 Avg
Jerry Wilson WR 10 Rec, 144 Yds, 14.4 Avg
Ernest Danjean* OL
Chuck Maxime* OL
Ben Preston* OL
Frank Reeves* OL
Paul Terry* OL
Tim Baker OL
Cleve Wester OL