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1956 Louisiana State Fighting Tigers Roster

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Record: 3-7, .300 W-L% (86th of 111)
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 1-5 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Paul Dietzel (3-7)

PS/G: 10.4 (97th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 19.7 (76th of 111)
SRS: 3.03 (51st of 111) ▪ SOS: 10.83 (6th of 111)

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

Rk Player Class Pos Summary
1 M.C. Reynolds* QB 30 Cmp, 70 Att, 385 Yds, 1 TD
2 Matt Burns QB 4 Cmp, 17 Att, 81 Yds, 0 TD
3 Win Turner QB 20 Cmp, 59 Att, 264 Yds, 2 TD
4 Bob Westerman QB 0 Cmp, 2 Att, 0 Yds, 0 TD
5 J.W. Brodnax* RB 121 Att, 452 Yds, 3.7 Avg
6 Joe May* RB 40 Att, 130 Yds, 3.3 Avg
7 Jimmy Taylor* RB 117 Att, 552 Yds, 4.7 Avg
8 Bob DeCrosta RB 27 Att, 103 Yds, 3.8 Avg
9 Jerry Johnston RB 21 Att, 60 Yds, 2.9 Avg
10 Ronnie Johnston RB 9 Att, 24 Yds, 2.7 Avg
11 Don Kozan RB 3 Att, 3 Yds, 1.0 Avg
12 Olin Renfroe RB 23 Att, 88 Yds, 3.8 Avg
13 Merle Schexnaildre RB 3 Rec, 31 Yds, 10.3 Avg
14 Steve Thompson RB 23 Att, 81 Yds, 3.5 Avg
15 Andy Wenner RB 2 Att, 15 Yds, 7.5 Avg
16 Billy Hendrix* WR 3 Rec, 83 Yds, 27.7 Avg
17 John Wood* WR 4 Rec, 97 Yds, 24.3 Avg
18 Bobby Lott WR 2 Rec, 24 Yds, 12.0 Avg
19 Jim Mitchell WR
20 Billy Sheehy WR 4 Rec, 64 Yds, 16.0 Avg
21 Billy Smith WR 1 Rec, 14 Yds, 14.0 Avg
22 Earl Leggett* OL
23 Ted Paris* OL
24 Enos Parker* OL
25 Don Scully* OL
26 Paul Ziegler* OL
27 Al Aucoin OL
28 Ed Cassidy OL
29 Durwood Graham OL
30 Larry Kahlden OL