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1961 Oklahoma Sooners Roster

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Record: 5-5, .500 W-L% (57th of 111)
Conference: Big 8  ▪ Conference Record: 4-3 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bud Wilkinson (5-5)

PS/G: 12.2 (79th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 14.1 (51st of 111)
SRS: 5.87 (37th of 111) ▪ SOS: 7.77 (16th of 111)

  • 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 Bob Page* QB 17 Cmp, 40 Att, 233 Yds, 2 TD
2 Monte Deere QB 2 Cmp, 6 Att, 31 Yds, 0 TD
3 Bill Van Burkleo QB 16 Cmp, 43 Att, 168 Yds, 0 TD
4 Jimmy Carpenter* RB 105 Att, 342 Yds, 3.3 Avg
5 Phil Lohmann* RB 98 Att, 436 Yds, 4.4 Avg
6 Mike McClellan* RB 82 Att, 508 Yds, 6.2 Avg
7 Dick Beattie RB 65 Att, 252 Yds, 3.9 Avg
8 Virgil Boll RB 10 Att, 56 Yds, 5.6 Avg
9 Jackie Cowan RB 10 Att, 33 Yds, 3.3 Avg
10 Dan Jordan RB 4 Att, 12 Yds, 3.0 Avg
11 Paul Lea RB 10 Att, 63 Yds, 6.3 Avg
12 Gary Wylie RB 15 Att, 32 Yds, 2.1 Avg
13 Ronny Payne* WR 6 Rec, 84 Yds, 14.0 Avg
14 Dale Perini* WR 2 Rec, 12 Yds, 6.0 Avg
15 John Benien WR 2 Rec, 26 Yds, 13.0 Avg
16 Paul Benien WR 1 Rec, 10 Yds, 10.0 Avg
17 James McCoy WR
18 John Porterfield WR 1 Rec, 19 Yds, 19.0 Avg
19 Tom Cox* OL
20 Leon Cross* OL
21 Wayne Lee* OL
22 Karl Milstead* OL
23 Billy White* OL
24 Jimmy Gilstrap OL
25 George Jarman OL
26 Johnny Tatum OL
27 Dennis Ward OL
28 Melvin Sandersfeld DB