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1972 Texas Longhorns Roster

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Record: 10-1, .909 W-L% (4th of 127) ▪ Rank: 3rd in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC  ▪ Conference Record: 7-0 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Darrell Royal (10-1)

PS/G: 24.6 (30th of 127) ▪ PA/G: 11.0 (7th of 127)
SRS: 23.72 (5th of 127) ▪ SOS: 11.72 (3rd of 127)

Bowl Game: Won Cotton Bowl 17-13 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 Alan Lowry* QB 46 Cmp, 117 Att, 766 Yds, 1 TD
2 Marty Akins QB 2 Cmp, 7 Att, 36 Yds, 0 TD
3 Donald Ealey* RB 44 Att, 213 Yds, 4.8 Avg
4 Tommy Landry* RB 33 Att, 209 Yds, 6.3 Avg
5 Roosevelt Leaks* RB 230 Att, 1099 Yds, 4.8 Avg
6 Lonnie Bennett RB 41 Att, 185 Yds, 4.5 Avg
7 Don Burrisk RB 31 Att, 176 Yds, 5.7 Avg
8 Steve Fleming RB 22 Att, 127 Yds, 5.8 Avg
9 Tommy Isbell RB 2 Att, 8 Yds, 4.0 Avg
10 Dennis Ladd RB 2 Att, 3 Yds, 1.5 Avg
11 Dan Steakley RB 9 Att, 44 Yds, 4.9 Avg
12 Jim Moore* WR 23 Rec, 413 Yds, 18.0 Avg
13 Julius Whittier* WR 4 Rec, 53 Yds, 13.3 Avg
14 Rick Davis WR 2 Rec, 64 Yds, 32.0 Avg
15 Pat Kelly WR 6 Rec, 124 Yds, 20.7 Avg
16 Pat Padgett WR 1 Rec, 12 Yds, 12.0 Avg
17 Don Crosslin* OL
18 Steve Oxley* OL
19 Travis Roach* OL
20 Jerry Sisemore* OL
21 Bill Wyman* OL
22 Bruce Hebert OL
23 Jay Arnold* DL
24 Fred Currin* DL
25 Doug English* DL
26 Malcolm Minnick* DL
27 Bill Rutherford DL
28 Randy Braband* LB
29 Bruce Cannon* LB
30 Glen Gaspard* LB
31 Sherman Lee* LB
32 Mike Bayer* DB
33 Tommy Keel* DB
34 Mike Rowan* DB