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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 (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

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