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1959 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Stats

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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

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 11 4.0 8.7 45.8 52.5 0.6 38.8 131.5 3.4 1.0
Defense 11 6.8 13.3 51.4 93.5 0.6 39.3 103.2 2.6 0.6
Difference -2.8 -4.6 -5.6 -41.0 0.0 -0.5 +28.3 +0.8 +0.4

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Fred Braselton 32 64 50.0 368 5.8 6.3 4 1 115.8
2 Marvin Tibbetts 7 22 31.8 154 7.0 0.6 2 4 84.3
3 Walter Howard 4 8 50.0 22 2.8 2.8 0 0 73.1
4 Chick Graning 1 2 50.0 33 16.5 26.5 1 0 353.6
5 Jimmy Sides 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Taz Anderson 70 233 3.3 1 10 89 8.9 1 80 322 4.0 2
2 Floyd Faucette 69 330 4.8 3 3 36 12.0 0 72 366 5.1 3
3 Marvin Tibbetts 56 91 1.6 3 56 91 1.6 3
4 Billy Williamson 42 118 2.8 0 5 43 8.6 0 47 161 3.4 0
5 Chick Graning 40 129 3.2 0 4 31 7.8 0 44 160 3.6 0
6 Fred Braselton 31 28 0.9 2 31 28 0.9 2
7 Frank Nix 27 120 4.4 0 1 6 6.0 0 28 126 4.5 0
8 Ben Smith 25 84 3.4 0 1 16 16.0 0 26 100 3.8 0
9 Jimmy Sides 19 48 2.5 0 19 48 2.5 0
10 Cal James 13 30 2.3 0 13 30 2.3 0
11 Jimmy Nail 10 51 5.1 10 51 5.1 0
12 Bobby Jean Harris 8 87 10.9 0 1 13 13.0 0 9 100 11.1 0
13 Kenny Thompson 4 23 5.8 1 14 14.0 0 5 37 7.4 0
14 Larry Lafkowitz 4 4 1.0 4 4 1.0 0
15 Gerald Burch 1 45 45.0 3 82 27.3 1 4 127 31.8 1
16 Walter Howard 1 4 4.0 0 1 4 4.0 0
17 Fred Murphy 8 145 18.1 3 8 145 18.1 3
18 Jim Powell 4 42 10.5 1 4 42 10.5 1
19 Butch Carter 1 26 26.0 1 1 26 26.0 1
20 Johnny Welch 1 20 20.0 0 1 20 20.0 0
21 Jack Rudolph 1 16 16.0 0 1 16 16.0 0