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1955 Mississippi Rebels Roster

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Record: 10-1, .909 W-L% (2nd of 110) ▪ Rank: 10th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 5-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Vaught (10-1)

PS/G: 24.1 (11th of 110) ▪ PA/G: 10.0 (23rd of 110)
SRS: 18.88 (5th of 110) ▪ SOS: 5.70 (25th of 110)

Bowl Game: Won Cotton Bowl 14-13 versus Texas Christian


  • 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 47 Cmp, 95 Att, 724 Yds, 8 TD
John Blalack QB
Paige Cothren* RB 93 Att, 520 Yds, 5.6 Avg
Eddie Crawford* RB 7 Rec, 108 Yds, 15.4 Avg
Billy Kinard* RB 66 Att, 281 Yds, 4.3 Avg
Earl Blair RB 54 Att, 286 Yds, 5.3 Avg
Bill Hurst RB
Billy Lott RB
Bob Drewry* WR
Bobby Fisher* WR
Dave Dickerson WR
Leon Harbin WR
Buddy Alliston* OL
Gene Dubuisson* OL
Charles Duck* OL
Dick Goehe* OL
Dick Weiss* OL
Gene Hickerson OL
Jackie Simpson OL
Jerry Stone OL
Billy Yelverton OL