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1959 Georgia Bulldogs Roster

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Record: 10-1, .909 W-L% (2nd of 112) ▪ Rank: 5th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 7-0 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Wallace Butts (10-1)

PS/G: 20.7 (21st of 112) ▪ PA/G: 8.1 (10th of 112)
SRS: 16.00 (7th of 112) ▪ SOS: 4.91 (37th of 112)

Bowl Game: Won Orange Bowl 14-0 versus Missouri

  • 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 Charley Britt* QB 20 Cmp, 40 Att, 331 Yds, 4 TD
2 Tommy Lewis QB 5 Cmp, 8 Att, 52 Yds, 1 TD
3 Fran Tarkenton QB 62 Cmp, 102 Att, 736 Yds, 6 TD
4 Fred Brown* RB 62 Att, 278 Yds, 4.5 Avg
5 Don Soberdash* RB 40 Att, 110 Yds, 2.8 Avg
6 Bobby Towns* RB 21 Att, 80 Yds, 3.8 Avg
7 Bill Godfrey RB 79 Att, 319 Yds, 4.0 Avg
8 George Guisler RB 13 Att, 52 Yds, 4.0 Avg
9 Bill McKenny RB 15 Att, 76 Yds, 5.1 Avg
10 Wayne Taylor RB 34 Att, 169 Yds, 5.0 Avg
11 Bobby Walden RB 53 Att, 197 Yds, 3.7 Avg
12 Aaron Box* WR 9 Rec, 126 Yds, 14.0 Avg
13 Jimmy Vickers* WR 4 Rec, 64 Yds, 16.0 Avg
14 Bill Herron WR 8 Rec, 133 Yds, 16.6 Avg
15 Gordon Kelley WR 9 Rec, 125 Yds, 13.9 Avg
16 Frank Orgel WR 2 Rec, 26 Yds, 13.0 Avg
17 Phil Ashe* OL
18 Pete Case* OL
19 Pat Dye* OL
20 Fred Lawrence* OL
21 Billy Roland* OL
22 Larry Lancaster OL
23 Joe Thompson OL