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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  ▪ Conference Record: 6-0 (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


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

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