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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

Player Class Pos Summary
Alan Lowry* QB 46 Cmp, 117 Att, 766 Yds, 1 TD
Marty Akins QB 2 Cmp, 7 Att, 36 Yds, 0 TD
Donald Ealey* RB 44 Att, 213 Yds, 4.8 Avg
Tommy Landry* RB 33 Att, 209 Yds, 6.3 Avg
Roosevelt Leaks* RB 230 Att, 1099 Yds, 4.8 Avg
Lonnie Bennett RB 41 Att, 185 Yds, 4.5 Avg
Don Burrisk RB 31 Att, 176 Yds, 5.7 Avg
Steve Fleming RB 22 Att, 127 Yds, 5.8 Avg
Tommy Isbell RB 2 Att, 8 Yds, 4.0 Avg
Dennis Ladd RB 2 Att, 3 Yds, 1.5 Avg
Dan Steakley RB 9 Att, 44 Yds, 4.9 Avg
Jim Moore* WR 23 Rec, 413 Yds, 18.0 Avg
Julius Whittier* WR 4 Rec, 53 Yds, 13.3 Avg
Rick Davis WR 2 Rec, 64 Yds, 32.0 Avg
Pat Kelly WR 6 Rec, 124 Yds, 20.7 Avg
Pat Padgett WR 1 Rec, 12 Yds, 12.0 Avg
Don Crosslin* OL
Steve Oxley* OL
Travis Roach* OL
Jerry Sisemore* OL
Bill Wyman* OL
Bruce Hebert OL
Jay Arnold* DL
Fred Currin* DL
Doug English* DL
Malcolm Minnick* DL
Bill Rutherford DL
Randy Braband* LB
Bruce Cannon* LB
Glen Gaspard* LB
Sherman Lee* LB
Mike Bayer* DB
Tommy Keel* DB
Mike Rowan* DB