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1953 Michigan State Spartans Roster

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Record: 9-1, .900 W-L% (4th of 110) ▪ Rank: 3rd in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 5-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Biggie Munn (9-1)

PS/G: 24.0 (13th of 110) ▪ PA/G: 11.0 (16th of 110)
SRS: 21.74 (2nd of 110) ▪ SOS: 9.64 (13th of 110)

Bowl Game: Won Rose Bowl 28-20 versus UCLA


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

Player Class Pos Summary
Tom Yewcic* QB 34 Cmp, 80 Att, 489 Yds, 7 TD
Earl Morrall QB 17 Cmp, 31 Att, 279 Yds, 2 TD
Leroy Bolden* RB 127 Att, 691 Yds, 5.4 Avg
Evan Slonac* RB 75 Att, 396 Yds, 5.3 Avg
Billy Wells* RB 69 Att, 262 Yds, 3.8 Avg
Jim Ellis RB
Don Dohoney* WR
Bill Quinlan* WR
Ellis Duckett WR 10 Rec, 169 Yds, 16.9 Avg
Hank Bullough* OL
Larry Fowler* OL
Ferris Hallmark* OL
Jim Jebb* OL
Jim Neal* OL
Embry Robinson OL
Bill Ross OL
Randy Schrecengost OL