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1971 Auburn Tigers Roster

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Record: 9-2, .818 W-L% (14th of 128) ▪ Rank: 12th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 5-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ralph Jordan (9-2)

PS/G: 30.5 (12th of 128) ▪ PA/G: 16.5 (34th of 128)
SRS: 18.69 (10th of 128) ▪ SOS: 8.42 (18th of 128)

Bowl Game: Lost Sugar Bowl 40-22 versus Oklahoma


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

Player Class Pos Summary
Pat Sullivan* QB 182 Cmp, 325 Att, 2262 Yds, 21 TD
Ralph Brock QB 8 Cmp, 19 Att, 69 Yds, 1 TD
Ted Smith QB 9 Cmp, 15 Att, 165 Yds, 2 TD
Terry Henley* RB 92 Att, 435 Yds, 4.7 Avg
Tommy Lowry* RB 92 Att, 511 Yds, 5.6 Avg
Rusty Fuller RB 7 Att, 27 Yds, 3.9 Avg
James Owens RB 29 Att, 145 Yds, 5.0 Avg
Buddy Staggers RB 7 Att, 26 Yds, 3.7 Avg
Harry Unger RB 66 Att, 267 Yds, 4.0 Avg
Terry Beasley* WR 61 Rec, 963 Yds, 15.8 Avg
Dick Schmalz* WR 47 Rec, 699 Yds, 14.9 Avg
Sandy Cannon WR 5 Rec, 97 Yds, 19.4 Avg
Rett Davis WR 2 Rec, 21 Yds, 10.5 Avg
Robby Robinett* TE 22 Rec, 170 Yds, 7.7 Avg
Glenn Gordon TE 2 Rec, 26 Yds, 13.0 Avg
BT Law TE 2 Rec, 23 Yds, 11.5 Avg
Jay Casey* OL
Larry Hill* OL
Mac Lorendo* OL
Bill McManus* OL
Danny Speigner* OL
Bob Brown* DL
Benny Sivley* DL
Eddie Welch* DL
Tommy Yearout* DL
Mike Flynn* LB
John Hayworth* LB
Bill Luka* LB
Mike Neel* LB
Dave Beck* DB
David Langner* DB
Johnny Simmons* DB