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1961 Syracuse Orange Roster

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Record: 8-3, .727 W-L% (16th of 111) ▪ Rank: 14th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ben Schwartzwalder (8-3)

PS/G: 24.4 (14th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 11.9 (31st of 111)
SRS: 12.81 (16th of 111) ▪ SOS: 2.91 (53rd of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Liberty Bowl 15-14 versus Miami (FL)

  • 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 Dave Sarette* QB 55 Cmp, 106 Att, 813 Yds, 9 TD
2 Bob Lelli QB 14 Cmp, 22 Att, 180 Yds, 3 TD
3 Walt Sofsian QB 7 Cmp, 16 Att, 56 Yds, 0 TD
4 Ernie Davis* RB 150 Att, 823 Yds, 5.5 Avg
5 Dick Easterly* RB 41 Att, 141 Yds, 3.4 Avg
6 Gary Fallon* RB 66 Att, 299 Yds, 4.5 Avg
7 Pete Brokaw RB 33 Att, 146 Yds, 4.4 Avg
8 Gus Giardi RB 14 Att, 117 Yds, 8.4 Avg
9 Don King RB 29 Att, 118 Yds, 4.1 Avg
10 Bill Meyers RB 23 Att, 163 Yds, 7.1 Avg
11 Bill Schoonover RB 25 Att, 137 Yds, 5.5 Avg
12 John Mackey* WR 15 Rec, 321 Yds, 21.4 Avg
13 Walt Sweeney* WR 9 Rec, 137 Yds, 15.2 Avg
14 Dick Bowman WR 6 Rec, 57 Yds, 9.5 Avg
15 Ken Ericson WR 9 Rec, 145 Yds, 16.1 Avg
16 John Snider WR
17 Dick Feidler* OL
18 George Francovitch* OL
19 Dave Meggyesy* OL
20 Tom Spillett* OL
21 Bob Stem* OL
22 John Brown OL
23 Henry Huettner OL
24 Jim Mazurek OL
25 Ray Seager OL
26 Len Slaby OL
27 Stan Sokol OL