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1953 Rice Owls Roster

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Record: 9-2, .818 W-L% (8th of 110) ▪ Rank: 6th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jess Neely (9-2)

PS/G: 26.8 (5th of 110) ▪ PA/G: 9.5 (9th of 110)
SRS: 19.76 (7th of 110) ▪ SOS: 6.12 (27th of 110)

Bowl Game: Won Cotton Bowl 28-6 versus Alabama

  • 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 Leroy Fenstemaker* QB 21 Cmp, 58 Att, 328 Yds, 2 TD
2 Kosse Johnson* RB
3 Gordon Kellogg* RB
4 Dicky Moegle* RB 114 Att, 833 Yds, 7.3 Avg
5 Carl Johnson RB
6 Horton Nesrsta RB
7 Mac Taylor RB
8 Blois Bridges* WR
9 Dan Hart* WR 15 Rec, 239 Yds, 15.9 Avg
10 Marshall Crawford WR
11 Dick Chapman* OL
12 John Hudson* OL
13 Kenny Paul* OL
14 Leo Rucka* OL
15 Max Schuebel* OL
16 LaVon Cox OL
17 Layton Goleman OL
18 Skip Lee OL
19 Don Wilson OL