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1973 Houston Cougars Roster

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (7th of 129) ▪ Rank: 9th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Yeoman (11-1)

PS/G: 30.2 (15th of 129) ▪ PA/G: 11.8 (12th of 129)
SRS: 16.98 (15th of 129) ▪ SOS: 1.48 (67th of 129)

Bowl Game: Won Bluebonnet Bowl 47-7 versus Tulane


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

Player Class Pos Summary
D.C. Nobles* QB 70 Cmp, 156 Att, 1148 Yds, 7 TD
David Husmann QB 6 Cmp, 18 Att, 113 Yds, 1 TD
Reggie Cherry* RB 134 Att, 794 Yds, 5.9 Avg
Leonard Parker* RB 224 Att, 1123 Yds, 5.0 Avg
Marshall Johnson RB 79 Att, 447 Yds, 5.7 Avg
Donnie McGraw RB 90 Att, 556 Yds, 6.2 Avg
Clarence Shelmon RB 20 Att, 82 Yds, 4.1 Avg
Milton Ward RB 25 Att, 104 Yds, 4.2 Avg
Frank Scalise* WR 11 Rec, 211 Yds, 19.2 Avg
Mike Welch* WR 9 Rec, 153 Yds, 17.0 Avg
Eddie Foster WR 3 Rec, 63 Yds, 21.0 Avg
Larry Jefferson WR 2 Rec, 66 Yds, 33.0 Avg
Robert Lavergne WR 3 Rec, 27 Yds, 9.0 Avg
Bryan Willingham WR 16 Rec, 328 Yds, 20.5 Avg
Marty Watts* TE 14 Rec, 148 Yds, 10.6 Avg
Miller Bassler TE 10 Rec, 195 Yds, 19.5 Avg
Ken Baugh* OL
Charles Little* OL
Don McIntosh* OL
Bert Schupp* OL
Max Vater* OL
Val Belcher OL
Gerald Hill* DL
Larry Keller* DL
Mack Mitchell* DL
Wilson Whitley* DL
Lee Canalito DL
Bill Stohler DL
Bubba Broussard* LB
Harold Evans* LB
Deryl McGallion* LB
Jeff Bouche* DB
Howard Ebow* DB
Robert Giblin* DB
Todd Williamson* DB