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1961 Louisiana State Fighting Tigers Roster

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Record: 10-1, .909 W-L% (4th of 111) ▪ Rank: 4th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Paul Dietzel (10-1)

PS/G: 23.5 (19th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 5.2 (3rd of 111)
SRS: 21.84 (4th of 111) ▪ SOS: 8.75 (10th of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Orange Bowl 25-7 versus Colorado

  • 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 Lynn Amedee* QB 40 Cmp, 94 Att, 485 Yds, 2 TD
2 Jimmy Field QB 12 Cmp, 25 Att, 239 Yds, 2 TD
3 Dwight Robinson QB
4 Earl Gros* RB 90 Att, 406 Yds, 4.5 Avg
5 Wendell Harris* RB 65 Att, 241 Yds, 3.7 Avg
6 Jerry Stovall* RB 63 Att, 405 Yds, 6.4 Avg
7 Bo Campbell RB 48 Att, 319 Yds, 6.6 Avg
8 Charles Cranford RB 48 Att, 156 Yds, 3.3 Avg
9 Tommy Neck RB 15 Att, 51 Yds, 3.4 Avg
10 Buddy Soefker RB 9 Att, 23 Yds, 2.6 Avg
11 Ray Wilkins RB 66 Att, 264 Yds, 4.0 Avg
12 Jack Gates* WR 3 Rec, 49 Yds, 16.3 Avg
13 Gene Sykes* WR
14 Danny Neumann WR 2 Rec, 19 Yds, 9.5 Avg
15 Billy Truax WR 5 Rec, 61 Yds, 12.2 Avg
16 Billy Booth* OL
17 Don Estes* OL
18 Dennis Gaubatz* OL
19 Monk Guillot* OL
20 Roy Winston* OL
21 Rodney Guillot OL
22 Eddie Habert OL
23 Robbie Hucklebridge OL
24 Gary Kinchen OL
25 Fred Miller OL
26 Ralph Pere OL
27 Garland Hamic DB