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1971 Mississippi State Bulldogs Roster

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Record: 2-9, .182 W-L% (117th of 128)
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 1-7 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Charles Shira (2-9)

PS/G: 10.9 (122nd of 128) ▪ PA/G: 28.3 (117th of 128)
SRS: -1.65 (76th of 128) ▪ SOS: 11.90 (2nd of 128)


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

Player Class Pos Summary
Hal Chealander* QB 66 Cmp, 155 Att, 937 Yds, 2 TD
Billy Baker QB 23 Cmp, 59 Att, 282 Yds, 3 TD
Ronnie Everett QB 5 Cmp, 10 Att, 43 Yds, 0 TD
David Straus QB 3 Cmp, 10 Att, 42 Yds, 0 TD
Lewis Grubbs* RB 134 Att, 419 Yds, 3.1 Avg
Jay Hughes* RB 16 Rec, 215 Yds, 13.4 Avg
Wayne Jones* RB 79 Att, 285 Yds, 3.6 Avg
Bill Buckley RB 14 Rec, 195 Yds, 13.9 Avg
Ronnie Jones RB 18 Att, 51 Yds, 2.8 Avg
Dick McElroy RB 32 Att, 90 Yds, 2.8 Avg
Tom McElroy RB 1 Att, 3 Yds, 3.0 Avg
Steve Stoots RB 8 Att, 21 Yds, 2.6 Avg
Steve Whaley RB 36 Att, 121 Yds, 3.4 Avg
Tommy Strahan* WR 21 Rec, 346 Yds, 16.5 Avg
Eric Hoggatt WR 28 Rec, 365 Yds, 13.0 Avg
Steve Natale WR 5 Rec, 57 Yds, 11.4 Avg
Eric Hoogatt* TE
Larry Greenlee* OL
Gen Wardlow* OL
Butch Yarbrough* OL
Preston Payne OL
Robert Bell* DL
Jerry Conrad* DL
Jack Hall* DL
Jim McAlpin* DL
Robbie Armstrong DL
Mike Eaton DL
Chuck Dees* LB
Joel Holliman* LB
Jim Nelson* LB
Billy Southward* LB
Chick King LB
Frank Dowsing* DB
Emile Petro* DB
Ken Phares* DB