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1959 Louisiana State Fighting Tigers Stats

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Record: 9-2, .818 W-L% (9th of 112) ▪ Rank: 3rd in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Paul Dietzel (9-2)

PS/G: 14.9 (57th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 4.5 (2nd of 112)
SRS: 19.66 (3rd of 112) ▪ SOS: 9.84 (11th of 112)

Bowl Game: Lost Sugar Bowl 21-0 versus Mississippi

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 11 5.4 11.9 45.0 66.7 0.7 46.4 169.6 3.7 1.0
Defense 11 5.1 15.4 33.1 54.0 0.1 41.5 82.5 2.0 0.3
Difference +0.3 -3.5 +11.9 +12.7 +0.6 +4.9 +87.1 +1.7 +0.7

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Warren Rabb 33 65 50.8 422 6.5 5.0 4 4 113.3
2 Durel Matherne 20 46 43.5 260 5.7 5.4 4 2 111.0
3 Darryl Jenkins 2 10 20.0 23 2.3 -2.2 0 1 19.3
4 Billy Cannon 2 6 33.3 20 3.3 -11.7 0 2 -5.3
5 Johnny Robinson 2 4 50.0 19 4.8 4.8 0 0 89.9

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Billy Cannon 139 598 4.3 5 11 161 14.6 0 150 759 5.1 5
2 Johnny Robinson 84 316 3.8 1 16 181 11.3 4 100 497 5.0 5
3 Earl Gros 49 262 5.3 1 4 24 6.0 0 53 286 5.4 1
4 Wendell Harris 42 183 4.4 0 4 49 12.3 0 46 232 5.0 0
5 Donnie Daye 40 140 3.5 0 10 136 13.6 1 50 276 5.5 1
6 Durel Matherne 39 68 1.7 1 39 68 1.7 1
7 Don Purvis 37 95 2.6 1 2 1 0.5 0 39 96 2.5 1
8 Warren Rabb 34 -32 -0.9 1 34 -32 -0.9 1
9 Tommy Neck 20 97 4.9 1 20 97 4.9 1
10 Darryl Jenkins 19 60 3.2 0 19 60 3.2 0
11 Hart Bourque 18 99 5.5 1 18 99 5.5 1
12 Mickey Mangham 5 72 14.4 0 5 72 14.4 0
13 Don Norwood 4 60 15.0 3 4 60 15.0 3
14 Scotty McClain 2 27 13.5 0 2 27 13.5 0
15 Jimmy Bond 1 23 23.0 0 1 23 23.0 0