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1959 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Roster

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Record: 6-5, .545 W-L% (57th of 112)
Conference: SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bobby Dodd (6-5)

PS/G: 12.4 (78th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 11.0 (26th of 112)
SRS: 10.87 (20th of 112) ▪ SOS: 9.87 (10th of 112)

Bowl Game: Lost Gator Bowl 14-7 versus Arkansas

  • 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 Fred Braselton* QB 32 Cmp, 64 Att, 368 Yds, 4 TD
2 Walter Howard QB 4 Cmp, 8 Att, 22 Yds, 0 TD
3 Marvin Tibbetts QB 7 Cmp, 22 Att, 154 Yds, 2 TD
4 Taz Anderson* RB 70 Att, 233 Yds, 3.3 Avg
5 Floyd Faucette* RB 69 Att, 330 Yds, 4.8 Avg
6 Billy Williamson* RB 42 Att, 118 Yds, 2.8 Avg
7 Chick Graning RB 40 Att, 129 Yds, 3.2 Avg
8 Bobby Jean Harris RB 8 Att, 87 Yds, 10.9 Avg
9 Cal James RB 13 Att, 30 Yds, 2.3 Avg
10 Jimmy Nail RB 10 Att, 51 Yds, 5.1 Avg
11 Frank Nix RB 27 Att, 120 Yds, 4.4 Avg
12 Lee Reid RB
13 Jimmy Sides RB 19 Att, 48 Yds, 2.5 Avg
14 Ben Smith RB 25 Att, 84 Yds, 3.4 Avg
15 Kenny Thompson RB 4 Att, 23 Yds, 5.8 Avg
16 Gerald Burch* WR 3 Rec, 82 Yds, 27.3 Avg
17 Jack Rudolph* WR 1 Rec, 16 Yds, 16.0 Avg
18 Belfield Carter WR
19 Butch Carter WR 1 Rec, 26 Yds, 26.0 Avg
20 Fred Murphy WR 8 Rec, 145 Yds, 18.1 Avg
21 Jim Powell WR 4 Rec, 42 Yds, 10.5 Avg
22 Johnny Welch WR 1 Rec, 20 Yds, 20.0 Avg
23 Maxie Baughan* OL
24 Toby Deese* OL
25 Harold Ericksen* OL
26 John Neal Reed* OL
27 Billy Shaw* OL
28 Willie McGaughey OL
29 Bill McKinney OL
30 Ed Nutting OL
31 Buddy Pilgrim OL
32 Larry Lafkowitz P