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1953 Oklahoma Sooners Stats

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Record: 9-1-1, .864 W-L% (5th of 110) ▪ Rank: 4th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 7  ▪ Conference Record: 6-0 (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

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 11 2.4 6.1 38.8 43.1 0.6 58.2 297.9 5.1 3.1
Defense 11 6.7 15.3 44.0 62.8 0.4 47.0 133.2 2.8 0.8
Difference -4.3 -9.2 -5.2 -19.7 +0.2 +11.2 +164.7 +2.3 +2.3

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Gene Calame 9 27 33.3 83 3.1 1.4 0 1 51.7
2 Buddy Leake 9 21 42.9 238 11.3 4.7 2 4 131.4
3 Jack Van Pool 2 5 40.0 26 5.2 9.2 1 0 149.7
4 Bob Herndon 1 4 25.0 32 8.0 -3.3 0 1 42.2
5 Larry Grigg 3 4 75.0 27 6.8 16.8 2 0 296.7
6 Jack Ging 0 3 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Larry Grigg 143 881 6.2 13 4 107 26.8 1 147 988 6.7 14
2 Gene Calame 138 387 2.8 3 138 387 2.8 3
3 Robert Burris 85 546 6.4 2 3 17 5.7 0 88 563 6.4 2
4 Buddy Leake 61 32 0.5 0 61 32 0.5 0
5 Jack Ging 46 242 5.3 3 4 52 13.0 0 50 294 5.9 3
6 Bob Herndon 43 231 5.4 4 1 11 11.0 0 44 242 5.5 4
7 Jerry Donaghey 34 227 6.7 2 34 227 6.7 2
8 Merrill Green 28 236 8.4 3 28 236 8.4 3
9 Tom Carroll 25 172 6.9 1 25 172 6.9 1
10 Max Boydston 13 139 10.7 1 4 88 22.0 0 17 227 13.4 1
11 Wray Littlejohn 11 81 7.4 0 11 81 7.4 0
12 Jack Van Pool 10 79 7.9 2 10 79 7.9 2
13 Carl Allison 3 25 8.3 0 5 94 18.8 2 8 119 14.9 2
14 Jerry Cross 1 43 43.0 1 1 43 43.0 1
15 Ken Arms 1 25 25.0 1 1 25 25.0 1
16 Joe Mobra 1 11 11.0 1 1 11 11.0 1