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1959 Missouri Tigers Roster

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Record: 6-5, .545 W-L% (57th of 112) ▪ Rank: 18th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 7  ▪ Conference Record: 4-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dan Devine (6-5)

PS/G: 11.4 (86th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 11.3 (29th of 112)
SRS: 6.85 (37th of 112) ▪ SOS: 7.03 (28th of 112)

Bowl Game: Lost Orange Bowl 14-0 versus Georgia


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Phillip Snowden* QB 33 Cmp, 83 Att, 415 Yds, 4 TD
Robert Haas QB 10 Cmp, 33 Att, 145 Yds, 1 TD
Ron Taylor QB 6 Cmp, 14 Att, 65 Yds, 1 TD
Ronald Toman QB 0 Cmp, 1 Att, 0 Yds, 0 TD
Ed Mehrer* RB 25 Att, 56 Yds, 2.2 Avg
Donnie Smith* RB 74 Att, 377 Yds, 5.1 Avg
Mel West* RB 122 Att, 556 Yds, 4.6 Avg
Norman Beal RB 34 Att, 140 Yds, 4.1 Avg
Fred Brossart RB 19 Att, 65 Yds, 3.4 Avg
James Miles RB 59 Att, 177 Yds, 3.0 Avg
Garland Noll RB 1 Att, 7 Yds, 7.0 Avg
Charles Snyder RB 7 Att, 6 Yds, 0.9 Avg
Norris Stevenson RB 60 Att, 267 Yds, 4.5 Avg
Russell Sloan* WR 13 Rec, 128 Yds, 9.8 Avg
Thomas Carpenter WR 4 Rec, 99 Yds, 24.8 Avg
Marvin LaRose WR 9 Rec, 142 Yds, 15.8 Avg
John Leimbach WR 1 Rec, 6 Yds, 6.0 Avg
Dale Pidcock WR 3 Rec, 60 Yds, 20.0 Avg
Gordon Smith WR 1 Rec, 10 Yds, 10.0 Avg
Rockne Calhoun* OL
Paul Henley* OL
Mike Magac* OL
Tom Swaney* OL
Bill Wegener* OL
Ed Blaine OL
Paul Gravis OL
Bill McCartney OL