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1961 Kentucky Wildcats Roster

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Record: 5-5, .500 W-L% (57th of 111)
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 2-4 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Blanton Collier (5-5)

PS/G: 13.8 (66th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 12.3 (32nd of 111)
SRS: 6.28 (35th of 111) ▪ SOS: 4.88 (40th of 111)


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

Player Class Pos Summary
Jerry Woolum* QB 70 Cmp, 125 Att, 892 Yds, 4 TD
Elmer Jackson QB 0 Cmp, 1 Att, 0 Yds, 0 TD
John Rampulla QB 25 Cmp, 60 Att, 373 Yds, 1 TD
Howard Dunnebacke* RB 67 Att, 276 Yds, 4.1 Avg
Bill Ransdell* RB 73 Att, 278 Yds, 3.8 Avg
Gary Steward* RB 79 Att, 285 Yds, 3.6 Avg
Billy Bird RB 17 Att, 79 Yds, 4.6 Avg
Ken Bocard RB 14 Att, 62 Yds, 4.4 Avg
Perky Bryant RB 42 Att, 165 Yds, 3.9 Avg
Dave Chapman RB 7 Att, 7 Yds, 1.0 Avg
Gary Cochran RB 29 Att, 90 Yds, 3.1 Avg
Darrell Cox RB 52 Att, 183 Yds, 3.5 Avg
Bobby Kosid RB 6 Att, 17 Yds, 2.8 Avg
Dave Gash* WR 16 Rec, 198 Yds, 12.4 Avg
Tom Hutchinson* WR 32 Rec, 543 Yds, 17.0 Avg
Dan Riveiro WR 3 Rec, 34 Yds, 11.3 Avg
Danny Riviero WR
Tommy Simpson WR 11 Rec, 192 Yds, 17.5 Avg
Bob Butler* OL
Mel Chandler* OL
Jerry Dickerson* OL
Irv Goode* OL
Junior Hawthorne* OL
Jon Jurgens OL
John Mutchler OL
Herschel Turner OL