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1956 Mississippi Rebels Roster

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Record: 7-3, .700 W-L% (29th of 111)
Conference: SEC (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)

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