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1953 Oklahoma Sooners Roster

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Record: 9-1-1, .864 W-L% (5th of 110) ▪ Rank: 4th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 7 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bud Wilkinson (9-1-1)

PS/G: 26.6 (6th of 110) ▪ PA/G: 8.2 (4th of 110)
SRS: 20.92 (5th of 110) ▪ SOS: 8.19 (18th of 110)

Bowl Game: Won Orange Bowl 7-0 versus Maryland

  • 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 Gene Calame* QB 5 Cmp, 23 Att, 61 Yds, 0 TD
2 Buddy Leake QB 9 Cmp, 21 Att, 138 Yds, 2 TD
3 Bob Burris* RB 78 Att, 516 Yds, 6.6 Avg
4 Jack Ging* RB 4 Rec, 52 Yds, 13.0 Avg
5 Larry Grigg* RB 130 Att, 792 Yds, 6.1 Avg
6 Jerry Donaghey RB
7 Bob Herndon RB
8 Carl Allison* WR 5 Rec, 94 Yds, 18.8 Avg
9 Max Boydston* WR 4 Rec, 88 Yds, 22.0 Avg
10 Kay Keller WR
11 Joe Mobra WR
12 Don Brown* OL
13 Melvin Brown* OL
14 Roger Nelson* OL
15 J.D. Roberts* OL
16 Bo Bolinger OL
17 Dick Bowman OL
18 Doc Hearon OL
19 Gene Mears OL
20 Cecil Morris OL
21 Jd Roberts