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1953 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Roster

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Record: 9-2-1, .792 W-L% (13th of 110) ▪ Rank: 8th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bobby Dodd (9-2-1)

PS/G: 24.0 (13th of 110) ▪ PA/G: 9.2 (8th of 110)
SRS: 12.52 (15th of 110) ▪ SOS: 1.52 (52nd of 110)

Bowl Game: Won Sugar Bowl 42-19 versus West Virginia

  • 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 Pepper Rodgers* QB 51 Cmp, 85 Att, 643 Yds, 7 TD
2 Wade Mitchell QB 25 Cmp, 81 Att, 375 Yds, 3 TD
3 Leon Hardeman* RB 69 Att, 401 Yds, 5.8 Avg
4 Billy Teas* RB 111 Att, 554 Yds, 5.0 Avg
5 Glenn Turner* RB 91 Att, 374 Yds, 4.1 Avg
6 Joe Hall RB
7 John Hunsinger RB
8 Dave Davis* WR 12 Rec, 124 Yds, 10.3 Avg
9 Sam Hensley* WR 15 Rec, 244 Yds, 16.3 Avg
10 Jimmy Durham WR
11 Henry Hair WR 16 Rec, 187 Yds, 11.7 Avg
12 Franklin Brooks* OL
13 Roger Frey* OL
14 Larry Morris* OL
15 Bob Sherman* OL
16 Orville Vereen* OL
17 Ben Daugherty OL
18 Ed Gossage OL
19 Jimmy Morris OL
20 Jake Shoemaker OL