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1961 Texas Longhorns Roster

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Record: 10-1, .909 W-L% (4th of 111) ▪ Rank: 3rd in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Darrell Royal (10-1)

PS/G: 27.5 (8th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 6.0 (6th of 111)
SRS: 25.33 (1st of 111) ▪ SOS: 5.97 (34th of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Cotton Bowl 12-7 versus Mississippi

  • 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 Mike Cotten* QB 44 Cmp, 77 Att, 500 Yds, 7 TD
2 Duke Carlisle QB 7 Cmp, 18 Att, 184 Yds, 0 TD
3 Johnny Genung QB 12 Cmp, 30 Att, 179 Yds, 2 TD
4 Tommy Wade QB 3 Cmp, 12 Att, 32 Yds, 0 TD
5 Jack Collins* RB 31 Att, 175 Yds, 5.6 Avg
6 Ray Poage* RB 77 Att, 383 Yds, 5.0 Avg
7 James Saxton* RB 107 Att, 846 Yds, 7.9 Avg
8 Jerry Cook RB 96 Att, 527 Yds, 5.5 Avg
9 John Allen Cook RB 20 Att, 70 Yds, 3.5 Avg
10 Pat Culpepper RB 1 Att, 2 Yds, 2.0 Avg
11 Tommy Ford RB 83 Att, 415 Yds, 5.0 Avg
12 Bobby Nunis RB 7 Att, 40 Yds, 5.7 Avg
13 Derrell Oliver RB 14 Att, 57 Yds, 4.1 Avg
14 David Russell RB 8 Att, 40 Yds, 5.0 Avg
15 Tommy Lucas* WR 6 Rec, 55 Yds, 9.2 Avg
16 Bob Moses* WR 14 Rec, 177 Yds, 12.6 Avg
17 Buddy Fults WR
18 Sandy Sands WR 6 Rec, 131 Yds, 21.8 Avg
19 Charles Talbert WR 6 Rec, 74 Yds, 12.3 Avg
20 Dave Kristynik* OL
21 Marv Kubin* OL
22 Eddie Padgett* OL
23 Don Talbert* OL
24 Johnny Treadwell* OL
25 Scott Appleton OL
26 George Brucks OL
27 Ken Ferguson OL
28 David McWilliams OL
29 Perry McWilliams OL
30 Jimmy Saxton