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1961 Mississippi Rebels Roster

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Record: 9-2, .818 W-L% (8th of 111) ▪ Rank: 5th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Vaught (9-2)

PS/G: 30.3 (5th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 4.7 (2nd of 111)
SRS: 21.98 (3rd of 111) ▪ SOS: 6.17 (32nd of 111)

Bowl Game: Lost Cotton Bowl 12-7 versus Texas

  • 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 Doug Elmore* QB 50 Cmp, 84 Att, 741 Yds, 6 TD
2 Perry Lee Dunn QB 13 Cmp, 27 Att, 301 Yds, 3 TD
3 Glynn Griffing QB 46 Cmp, 91 Att, 785 Yds, 10 TD
4 Billy Ray Adams* RB 91 Att, 575 Yds, 6.3 Avg
5 Art Doty* RB 35 Att, 182 Yds, 5.2 Avg
6 Lou Guy* RB 38 Att, 163 Yds, 4.3 Avg
7 Buddy Crosby RB 6 Att, 41 Yds, 6.8 Avg
8 Frank Halbert RB 7 Att, 31 Yds, 4.4 Avg
9 A.J. Holloway RB 25 Att, 103 Yds, 4.1 Avg
10 Larry Johnson RB 5 Att, 42 Yds, 8.4 Avg
11 Walter Kinnebrew RB 13 Att, 56 Yds, 4.3 Avg
12 Chuck Morris RB 16 Att, 99 Yds, 6.2 Avg
13 Buck Randall RB 48 Att, 200 Yds, 4.2 Avg
14 Fred Roberts RB 33 Att, 168 Yds, 5.1 Avg
15 Larry Smith RB 9 Att, 48 Yds, 5.3 Avg
16 Woody Dabbs* WR
17 Catfish Smith* WR 14 Rec, 254 Yds, 18.1 Avg
18 Thomas Brister WR 3 Rec, 50 Yds, 16.7 Avg
19 Willis Dabbs WR 7 Rec, 155 Yds, 22.1 Avg
20 Reed Davis WR 4 Rec, 109 Yds, 27.3 Avg
21 Lewis Lanter WR 1 Rec, 18 Yds, 18.0 Avg
22 Wesley Sullivan WR 9 Rec, 163 Yds, 18.1 Avg
23 Bookie Bolin* OL
24 Jerry Brown* OL
25 Jim Dunaway* OL
26 Billy Ray Jones* OL
27 Fred Lentjes* OL
28 Whaley Hall OL
29 Richard Ross OL
30 Chuck Tempfer K