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1961 Baylor Bears Roster

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Record: 6-5, .545 W-L% (56th of 111)
Conference: SWC  ▪ Conference Record: 2-5 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Bridgers (6-5)

PS/G: 19.3 (32nd of 111) ▪ PA/G: 15.7 (63rd of 111)
SRS: 8.68 (28th of 111) ▪ SOS: 5.77 (35th of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Gotham Bowl 24-9 versus Utah State


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
  • Read more about our data coverage.

Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Ronnie Stanley* QB 44 Cmp, 84 Att, 451 Yds, 4 TD
Bobby Ply QB 39 Cmp, 86 Att, 468 Yds, 6 TD
Don Trull QB 26 Cmp, 56 Att, 359 Yds, 4 TD
Ronnie Bull* RB 91 Att, 441 Yds, 4.8 Avg
Ronnie Goodwin* RB 31 Att, 129 Yds, 4.2 Avg
Tommy Minter* RB 17 Att, 87 Yds, 5.1 Avg
Don Adams RB 26 Att, 153 Yds, 5.9 Avg
Dalton Hoffman RB 25 Att, 99 Yds, 4.0 Avg
Bobby Norvell RB 12 Att, 57 Yds, 4.8 Avg
Kelly Roberts RB 10 Att, 41 Yds, 4.1 Avg
Bert Tate RB 24 Att, 125 Yds, 5.2 Avg
Sonny Whorton RB 38 Att, 149 Yds, 3.9 Avg
Herbert Harlan* WR 6 Rec, 64 Yds, 10.7 Avg
Bobby Lane* WR 13 Rec, 141 Yds, 10.8 Avg
James Ingram WR 7 Rec, 86 Yds, 12.3 Avg
Claude Pearson WR 18 Rec, 217 Yds, 12.1 Avg
Ted Plumb WR 13 Rec, 180 Yds, 13.8 Avg
Herby Adkins* OL
Robert Burk* OL
John Frongillo* OL
Bill Hicks* OL
Pete Nicklas* OL
James Maples OL
John Markham OL