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1956 Tennessee Volunteers Roster

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Record: 10-1, .909 W-L% (4th of 111) ▪ Rank: 2nd in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bowden Wyatt (10-1)

PS/G: 25.0 (13th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 8.0 (9th of 111)
SRS: 23.26 (2nd of 111) ▪ SOS: 6.89 (33rd of 111)

Bowl Game: Lost Sugar Bowl 13-7 versus Baylor

  • 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 Johnny Majors* QB 36 Cmp, 59 Att, 552 Yds, 5 TD
2 Al Carter QB 15 Cmp, 31 Att, 236 Yds, 1 TD
3 Bill Anderson* RB 15 Att, 172 Yds, 11.5 Avg
4 Jimmy Beutel* RB
5 Tom Bronson* RB 105 Att, 562 Yds, 5.4 Avg
6 Stockton Adkins RB 4 Rec, 30 Yds, 7.5 Avg
7 Bill Bennett RB 4 Rec, 40 Yds, 10.0 Avg
8 Hilrey Carr RB 5 Att, 17 Yds, 3.4 Avg
9 Bobby Gordon RB 53 Att, 202 Yds, 3.8 Avg
10 Bob Hibbard RB
11 Bobby Sandlin RB 6 Att, 54 Yds, 9.0 Avg
12 Carl Smith RB 67 Att, 341 Yds, 5.1 Avg
13 Carroll Young RB 18 Att, 52 Yds, 2.9 Avg
14 Buddy Cruze* WR 20 Rec, 357 Yds, 17.9 Avg
15 Roger Urbano* WR 10 Rec, 103 Yds, 10.3 Avg
16 Edd Cantrell WR 1 Rec, 7 Yds, 7.0 Avg
17 Carl Hannah WR 2 Rec, 22 Yds, 11.0 Avg
18 Bruce Burnham* OL
19 Charlie Coffey* OL
20 John Gordy* OL
21 Bubba Howe* OL
22 Charlie Rader* OL
23 Bill Johnson OL