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1957 Illinois Fighting Illini Roster

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Record: 4-5, .444 W-L% (72nd of 112)
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 3-4 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ray Eliot (4-5)

PS/G: 18.6 (39th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 14.8 (63rd of 112)
SRS: 11.60 (18th of 112) ▪ SOS: 9.49 (6th of 112)


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

Player Class Pos Summary
Tom Haller* QB 51 Cmp, 100 Att, 675 Yds, 5 TD
Bob Hickey QB 11 Cmp, 26 Att, 246 Yds, 1 TD
Russ Martin QB 1 Cmp, 2 Att, 12 Yds, 0 TD
Bill Offenbecher QB 5 Cmp, 13 Att, 55 Yds, 0 TD
Chuck Schrader QB 4 Cmp, 7 Att, 37 Yds, 1 TD
Bobby Mitchell* RB 99 Att, 480 Yds, 4.8 Avg
Ray Nitschke* RB 79 Att, 514 Yds, 6.5 Avg
Dale Smith* RB 49 Att, 218 Yds, 4.4 Avg
L.T. Bonner RB 40 Att, 176 Yds, 4.4 Avg
Gene Carr RB 5 Att, 24 Yds, 4.8 Avg
Dejustice Coleman RB 27 Att, 105 Yds, 3.9 Avg
Jack Delveaux RB 64 Att, 280 Yds, 4.4 Avg
Don Grothe RB 43 Att, 226 Yds, 5.3 Avg
Dick Hendrickson RB 3 Att, 18 Yds, 6.0 Avg
Bill Jaslowski RB 2 Att, 7 Yds, 3.5 Avg
Doug Wallace RB 12 Att, 34 Yds, 2.8 Avg
Dan Wile RB 2 Att, 38 Yds, 19.0 Avg
Rod Hanson* WR 11 Rec, 173 Yds, 15.7 Avg
Rich Krietling* WR
Bruce Beckmann WR 3 Rec, 33 Yds, 11.0 Avg
Bob Delaney WR 4 Rec, 44 Yds, 11.0 Avg
Ron Hill WR 4 Rec, 89 Yds, 22.3 Avg
Ed Jerzak WR 3 Rec, 65 Yds, 21.7 Avg
Rich Kreitling WR 12 Rec, 203 Yds, 16.9 Avg
Larry Stewart WR 6 Rec, 63 Yds, 10.5 Avg
Bob Allen* OL
Bill Burrell* OL
Gene Cherney* OL
Carl Johnson* OL
Don Yeazel* OL
Paul Adams OL
Dave Ash OL
Joe Bellephant OL
George Brokemond OL
Ron Nietupski OL
Dick Nordmeyer OL