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1955 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Roster

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Record: 9-1-1, .864 W-L% (5th of 110) ▪ Rank: 7th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 4-1-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bobby Dodd (9-1-1)

PS/G: 17.2 (55th of 110) ▪ PA/G: 4.2 (1st of 110)
SRS: 17.36 (8th of 110) ▪ SOS: 6.00 (23rd of 110)

Bowl Game: Won Sugar Bowl 7-0 versus Pittsburgh


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Wade Mitchell* QB 18 Cmp, 43 Att, 221 Yds, 1 TD
Toppy Vann QB 31 Cmp, 36 Att, 270 Yds, 3 TD
Ken Owen* RB
Paul Rotenberry* RB
George Volkert* RB 81 Att, 583 Yds, 7.2 Avg
Stan Flowers RB 60 Att, 253 Yds, 4.2 Avg
Dickie Mattison RB 56 Att, 256 Yds, 4.6 Avg
Jimmy Thompson RB 7 Rec, 51 Yds, 7.3 Avg
Don Ellis* WR 6 Rec, 78 Yds, 13.0 Avg
Tommy Rose* WR
Jerry Nabors WR
Franklin Brooks* OL
Allen Ecker* OL
Jimmy Morris* OL
Ken Thrash* OL
Carl Vereen* OL
Ormand Anderson OL
Frank Christy OL
Bill Fulcher OL
Jimmy Johnson OL
Don Stephenson OL