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1959 Kentucky Wildcats Roster

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Record: 4-6, .400 W-L% (73rd of 112)
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 1-6 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Blanton Collier (4-6)

PS/G: 14.0 (67th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 10.7 (23rd of 112)
SRS: 10.67 (22nd of 112) ▪ SOS: 8.97 (14th of 112)


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

Player Class Pos Summary
Lowell Hughes* QB 30 Cmp, 67 Att, 375 Yds, 1 TD
Leeman Bennett QB 6 Cmp, 24 Att, 44 Yds, 0 TD
Jerry Eisaman QB 29 Cmp, 71 Att, 310 Yds, 4 TD
Calvin Bird* RB 98 Att, 336 Yds, 3.4 Avg
Glenn Shaw* RB 95 Att, 345 Yds, 3.6 Avg
Charles Sturgeon* RB 101 Att, 417 Yds, 4.1 Avg
Joe Brueck RB 3 Att, 7 Yds, 2.3 Avg
Gary Cochran RB 18 Att, 108 Yds, 6.0 Avg
Jim Fisher RB 5 Att, 13 Yds, 2.6 Avg
Tom Hundley RB 4 Att, 20 Yds, 5.0 Avg
Jimmy Poynter RB 26 Att, 132 Yds, 5.1 Avg
Bill Ransdell RB 23 Att, 93 Yds, 4.0 Avg
Jim Reader RB 15 Att, 39 Yds, 2.6 Avg
Rich Wright RB 13 Att, 35 Yds, 2.7 Avg
Dickie Mueller* WR 6 Rec, 81 Yds, 13.5 Avg
Tom Rodgers* WR 10 Rec, 154 Yds, 15.4 Avg
Ronnie Cain WR 10 Rec, 110 Yds, 11.0 Avg
Ledger Howard WR 2 Rec, 24 Yds, 12.0 Avg
Howard Ledger WR
Don Nuerge WR 2 Rec, 28 Yds, 14.0 Avg
Charley Vaughn WR 3 Rec, 66 Yds, 22.0 Avg
George Boone* OL
Lloyd Hodge* OL
Don Sinor* OL
Bob Talamini* OL
Cullen Wilson* OL
Bob Butler OL
Mel Chandler OL
Jerry Dickerson OL
Irv Goode OL
Bob Hunt OL
Demo Johns OL