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1959 Mississippi Rebels Roster

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Record: 10-1, .909 W-L% (2nd of 112) ▪ Rank: 2nd in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 6-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Vaught (10-1)

PS/G: 31.8 (3rd of 112) ▪ PA/G: 1.9 (1st of 112)
SRS: 24.12 (1st of 112) ▪ SOS: 4.67 (38th of 112)

Bowl Game: Won Sugar Bowl 21-0 versus Louisiana State


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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
Bobby Franklin* QB 17 Cmp, 41 Att, 275 Yds, 0 TD
Billy Brewer QB 6 Cmp, 19 Att, 64 Yds, 1 TD
Doug Elmore QB 12 Cmp, 16 Att, 192 Yds, 3 TD
Jake Gibbs QB 46 Cmp, 94 Att, 755 Yds, 6 TD
George Blair* RB 49 Att, 249 Yds, 5.1 Avg
Bobby Crespino* RB 26 Att, 119 Yds, 4.6 Avg
Charlie Flowers* RB 141 Att, 733 Yds, 5.2 Avg
Billy Ray Adams RB 16 Att, 86 Yds, 5.4 Avg
Hoss Anderson RB 66 Att, 317 Yds, 4.8 Avg
Jimmy Champion RB 5 Att, 23 Yds, 4.6 Avg
Art Doty RB 2 Att, 5 Yds, 2.5 Avg
Frank Halbert RB 1 Att, 2 Yds, 2.0 Avg
James Hall RB 18 Att, 74 Yds, 4.1 Avg
Dewey Partridge RB 16 Att, 76 Yds, 4.8 Avg
Reggie Robertson RB 3 Att, 10 Yds, 3.3 Avg
Johnny Robinson RB 23 Att, 107 Yds, 4.7 Avg
Cowboy Woodruff RB 41 Att, 197 Yds, 4.8 Avg
Johnny Brewer* WR 9 Rec, 128 Yds, 14.2 Avg
Larry Grantham* WR 10 Rec, 162 Yds, 16.2 Avg
Bo Ball WR 1 Rec, 9 Yds, 9.0 Avg
Jerry Daniels WR 11 Rec, 164 Yds, 14.9 Avg
Gibbes Goodwin WR 2 Rec, 39 Yds, 19.5 Avg
George Regan WR 3 Rec, 43 Yds, 14.3 Avg
Ralph Smith WR 1 Rec, 3 Yds, 3.0 Avg
Charles Kempinska* OL
Ken Kirk* OL
Robert Owens* OL
Richard Price* OL
Marvin Terrell* OL
Warner Alford OL
Bob Benton OL
Bob Khayat OL
Fred Lentjes OL
Joe Robertson OL