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1954 Mississippi Rebels Roster

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Record: 9-2, .818 W-L% (11th of 111) ▪ Rank: 6th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 5-0 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Vaught (9-2)

PS/G: 25.7 (15th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 6.2 (3rd of 111)
SRS: 13.62 (17th of 111) ▪ SOS: -0.38 (61st of 111)

Bowl Game: Lost Sugar Bowl 21-0 versus Navy


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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
Eagle Day* QB 40 Cmp, 85 Att, 879 Yds, 4 TD
Houston Patton QB 29 Cmp, 62 Att, 511 Yds, 3 TD
Slick McCool* RB 88 Att, 418 Yds, 4.8 Avg
Red Muirhead* RB 63 Att, 443 Yds, 7.0 Avg
Jimmy Patton* RB 48 Att, 343 Yds, 7.1 Avg
Earl Blair RB 18 Rec, 472 Yds, 26.2 Avg
Paige Cothren RB 64 Att, 310 Yds, 4.8 Avg
Billy Kinard RB
Bob Drewry* WR
George Harris* WR
Dave Dickerson WR
Bobby Fisher WR
Rex Reed Boggan* OL
Ray James* OL
Bobby McKinney* OL
Archie Shepherd* OL
Dick Weiss* OL
Buddy Alliston OL
Gene Dubuisson OL
Billy Yelverton OL