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1953 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Stats

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Record: 9-2-1, .792 W-L% (13th of 110) ▪ Rank: 8th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 4-1-1 (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

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 8.9 18.6 48.0 127.6 1.4 46.2 184.1 4.0 1.9
Defense 12 6.3 14.5 43.1 68.9 0.1 46.3 154.8 3.3 1.3
Difference +2.6 +4.1 +4.9 +58.7 +1.3 -0.1 +29.3 +0.7 +0.6

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Pepper Rodgers 51 85 60.0 643 7.6 7.1 7 4 141.3
2 Wade Mitchell 25 81 30.9 375 4.6 2.0 3 6 67.2
3 Bill Brigman 19 38 50.0 300 7.9 8.8 4 1 145.8
4 Johnny Menger 4 9 44.4 56 6.2 8.4 1 0 133.4
5 Charlie Brannon 0 4 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
6 Burton Grant 3 3 100.0 97 32.3 39.0 1 0 481.6
7 George Volkert 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
8 Bill Teas 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Bill Teas 111 554 5.0 2 9 178 19.8 1 120 732 6.1 3
2 Glenn Turner 91 374 4.1 3 6 62 10.3 0 97 436 4.5 3
3 Leon Hardeman 69 401 5.8 5 5 70 14.0 0 74 471 6.4 5
4 Charlie Brannon 41 138 3.4 0 7 96 13.7 0 48 234 4.9 0
5 Johnny Hunsinger 37 170 4.6 0 2 16 8.0 0 39 186 4.8 0
6 Wade Mitchell 35 46 1.3 1 35 46 1.3 1
7 Pepper Rodgers 26 7 0.3 4 2 28 14.0 0 28 35 1.3 4
8 Larry Ruffin 25 211 8.4 2 2 34 17.0 0 27 245 9.1 2
9 George Humphreys 21 100 4.8 2 3 22 7.3 0 24 122 5.1 2
10 George Volkert 21 85 4.0 1 1 18 18.0 1 22 103 4.7 2
11 Bill Brigman 19 -29 -1.5 0 19 -29 -1.5 0
12 Joe Hall 14 70 5.0 1 2 66 33.0 1 16 136 8.5 2
13 Johnny Menger 8 -1 -0.1 0 1 12 12.0 0 9 11 1.2 0
14 Linwood Roberts 7 38 5.4 7 38 5.4 0
15 Paul Rotenberry 7 34 4.9 7 34 4.9 0
16 Dickie Mattison 7 20 2.9 7 20 2.9 0
17 Mot Jon Morrison 3 2 0.7 3 2 0.7 0
18 Bobby Gilliland 2 8 4.0 2 8 4.0 0
19 Stan Cochran 1 2 2.0 1 2 2.0 0
20 Ken Owen 1 2 2.0 1 2 2.0 0
21 Burton Grant 1 -1 -1.0 1 -1 -1.0 0
22 Dave Davis 1 -25 -25.0 0 12 124 10.3 1 13 99 7.6 1
23 Henry Hair 16 187 11.7 3 16 187 11.7 3
24 Sam Hensley 15 244 16.3 2 15 244 16.3 2
25 Jimmy Durham 11 145 13.2 3 11 145 13.2 3
26 Bill Sennett 6 111 18.5 4 6 111 18.5 4
27 Cecil Trainer 3 52 17.3 0 3 52 17.3 0
28 Buddy Jones 2 27 13.5 0 2 27 13.5 0
29 Bob Juhan 1 23 23.0 0 1 23 23.0 0
30 James L. Morris 1 6 6.0 1 1 6 6.0 1