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1956 Baylor Bears Roster

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Record: 9-2, .818 W-L% (11th of 111) ▪ Rank: 11th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC  ▪ Conference Record: 4-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Sam Boyd (9-2)

PS/G: 18.4 (40th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 6.6 (4th of 111)
SRS: 17.91 (9th of 111) ▪ SOS: 7.09 (31st of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Sugar Bowl 13-7 versus Tennessee

  • 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 Doyle Traylor* QB 17 Cmp, 33 Att, 244 Yds, 2 TD
2 Buddy Humphrey QB 11 Cmp, 28 Att, 106 Yds, 1 TD
3 Bobby Jones QB 17 Cmp, 43 Att, 227 Yds, 3 TD
4 Carroll Overton QB 5 Cmp, 11 Att, 76 Yds, 0 TD
5 Bobby Peters* RB 78 Att, 293 Yds, 3.8 Avg
6 Rueben Saage* RB
7 Del Shofner* RB 84 Att, 537 Yds, 6.4 Avg
8 Arthur Beall RB 48 Att, 240 Yds, 5.0 Avg
9 Donnel Berry RB
10 Charley Dupre RB 35 Att, 123 Yds, 3.5 Avg
11 Farrell Fisher RB 53 Att, 220 Yds, 4.2 Avg
12 Ronnie Guess RB 20 Att, 91 Yds, 4.6 Avg
13 Larry Hickman RB 95 Att, 441 Yds, 4.6 Avg
14 Bob Morris RB
15 Reuben Saage RB 71 Att, 243 Yds, 3.4 Avg
16 Jerry Marcontell* WR 11 Rec, 137 Yds, 12.5 Avg
17 Earl Miller* WR 4 Rec, 33 Yds, 8.3 Avg
18 James Amyett WR 2 Rec, 51 Yds, 25.5 Avg
19 Bill Anderson WR 8 Rec, 80 Yds, 10.0 Avg
20 Tony DeGrazier WR 2 Rec, 45 Yds, 22.5 Avg
21 Bill Glass* OL
22 Lee Harrington* OL
23 Charles Horton* OL
24 Dave Lunceford* OL
25 Bobby Jack Oliver* OL
26 Charley Bradshaw OL
27 Larry Cowart OL
28 Clyde Letbetter OL
29 Bill Parsley OL
30 Dugan Pearce OL