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1956 Mississippi Rebels Roster

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Record: 7-3, .700 W-L% (29th of 111)
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 4-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Vaught (7-3)

PS/G: 20.7 (30th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 8.2 (12th of 111)
SRS: 14.62 (14th of 111) ▪ SOS: 5.42 (40th of 111)


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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
Ray Brown* QB 40 Cmp, 84 Att, 653 Yds, 4 TD
John Blalack QB 33 Cmp, 67 Att, 474 Yds, 3 TD
Dick Gray QB 3 Cmp, 16 Att, 57 Yds, 0 TD
Paige Cothren* RB 115 Att, 560 Yds, 4.9 Avg
Eddie Crawford* RB 67 Att, 357 Yds, 5.3 Avg
Billy Lott* RB 36 Att, 241 Yds, 6.7 Avg
Jerry Baker RB 18 Att, 84 Yds, 4.7 Avg
Gayle Bowman RB 25 Att, 157 Yds, 6.3 Avg
Bill Hurst RB 43 Att, 193 Yds, 4.5 Avg
Kent Lovelace RB 8 Att, 27 Yds, 3.4 Avg
Jerry McKaskel RB 2 Att, 6 Yds, 3.0 Avg
Lea Paslay RB 19 Att, 63 Yds, 3.3 Avg
Leroy Reed RB 43 Att, 192 Yds, 4.5 Avg
Tommy Taylor RB 22 Att, 102 Yds, 4.6 Avg
Buddy Harbin* WR 4 Rec, 62 Yds, 15.5 Avg
Don Williams* WR 7 Rec, 118 Yds, 16.9 Avg
Don Barkley WR 2 Rec, 30 Yds, 15.0 Avg
Charles Burke WR 4 Rec, 10 Yds, 2.5 Avg
Harry Case WR 4 Rec, 82 Yds, 20.5 Avg
Warren Jenkins WR
Billy Templeton WR 5 Rec, 91 Yds, 18.2 Avg
Charles Duck* OL
Gene Hickerson* OL
Jackie Simpson* OL
Jerry Stone* OL
Billy Yelverton* OL
Milt Crain OL
Earl McKay OL