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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

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