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1972 Auburn Tigers Roster

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Record: 10-1, .909 W-L% (4th of 127) ▪ Rank: 5th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 6-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ralph Jordan (10-1)

PS/G: 19.0 (67th of 127) ▪ PA/G: 12.8 (14th of 127)
SRS: 19.16 (8th of 127) ▪ SOS: 11.61 (4th of 127)

Bowl Game: Won Gator Bowl 24-3 versus Colorado


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

Player Class Pos Summary
Dave Beck* QB 1 Cmp, 1 Att, 10 Yds, 0 TD
Randy Walls* QB 46 Cmp, 97 Att, 736 Yds, 5 TD
Wade Whatley QB 2 Cmp, 4 Att, 23 Yds, 0 TD
Mike Fuller* RB 11 Att, 33 Yds, 3.0 Avg
Rusty Fuller* RB 19 Att, 83 Yds, 4.4 Avg
Terry Henley* RB 216 Att, 843 Yds, 3.9 Avg
Miles Jones RB 6 Att, 15 Yds, 2.5 Avg
Chris Linderman RB 97 Att, 431 Yds, 4.4 Avg
James Owens RB 26 Att, 80 Yds, 3.1 Avg
Harry Unger RB 28 Att, 107 Yds, 3.8 Avg
Sandy Cannon* WR 11 Rec, 191 Yds, 17.4 Avg
Butler WR 1 Rec, 3 Yds, 3.0 Avg
Thomas Gossom WR 9 Rec, 182 Yds, 20.2 Avg
Mike Gates* TE 2 Rec, 25 Yds, 12.5 Avg
Dan Nugent TE 2 Rec, 30 Yds, 15.0 Avg
Rob Spivey TE 7 Rec, 120 Yds, 17.1 Avg
Jay Casey* OL
Bob Farrior* OL
Mac Lorendo* OL
Andy Steele* OL
Steve Taylor* OL
Bob Newton* DL
Danny Sanspree* DL
Benny Sivley* DL
Eddie Welch* DL
Ken Bernich* LB
Bill Luka* LB
Mike Neel* LB
Bill Newton* LB
Steve Wilson LB
David Langner* DB
Johnny Simmons* DB
David Beverly P