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1956 Florida Gators Roster

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Record: 6-3-1, .650 W-L% (36th of 111)
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 5-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bob Woodruff (6-3-1)

PS/G: 15.8 (58th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 9.8 (23rd of 111)
SRS: 14.57 (15th of 111) ▪ SOS: 8.77 (13th 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
Jon May* QB 2 Cmp, 6 Att, 17 Yds, 0 TD
Jimmy Dunn QB 15 Cmp, 34 Att, 268 Yds, 4 TD
Harry Spears QB 16 Cmp, 45 Att, 151 Yds, 0 TD
Joe Brodsky* RB 66 Att, 233 Yds, 3.5 Avg
Jim Rountree* RB 60 Att, 261 Yds, 4.4 Avg
Jackie Simpson* RB 34 Att, 191 Yds, 5.6 Avg
Billy Booker RB 23 Att, 115 Yds, 5.0 Avg
Bill Newbern RB 6 Att, 39 Yds, 6.5 Avg
Bernie Parrish RB 26 Att, 114 Yds, 4.4 Avg
Charlie Roberts RB 14 Att, 35 Yds, 2.5 Avg
Ed Sears RB 84 Att, 370 Yds, 4.4 Avg
John Symank RB 33 Att, 135 Yds, 4.1 Avg
Bobby Buford* WR
Jim Yeats* WR 4 Rec, 67 Yds, 16.8 Avg
Bobby Burford WR 3 Rec, 61 Yds, 20.3 Avg
Jim Eaton WR 1 Rec, 12 Yds, 12.0 Avg
Don Fleming WR
Dan Pelham WR
John Barrow* OL
Bill Bolton* OL
Don Hicks* OL
Charlie Mitchell* OL
Bob Vosloh* OL
Howell Boney OL
Vel Heckman OL
Ray Midden OL
Larry Wesley OL
Joe Hergert K