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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 (52nd 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 (*).
  • Read more about our data coverage.

Partial Roster

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