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1961 UCLA Bruins Roster

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Record: 7-4, .636 W-L% (34th of 111) ▪ Rank: 16th in Final AP Poll
Conference: AAWU  ▪ Conference Record: 3-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Barnes (7-4)

PS/G: 16.8 (45th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 12.9 (36th of 111)
SRS: 7.89 (31st of 111) ▪ SOS: 3.90 (47th of 111)

Bowl Game: Lost Rose Bowl 21-3 versus Minnesota


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Bobby Smith* QB 18 Cmp, 38 Att, 327 Yds, 1 TD
Mike Haffner QB 14 Cmp, 34 Att, 327 Yds, 1 TD
Ezell Singleton QB 14 Cmp, 30 Att, 162 Yds, 0 TD
Kermit Alexander* RB 40 Att, 213 Yds, 5.3 Avg
Bob Stevens* RB
Almose Thompson* RB 99 Att, 382 Yds, 3.9 Avg
Mitch Dimkich RB 14 Att, 31 Yds, 2.2 Avg
Carmen DiPoalo RB 12 Att, 17 Yds, 1.4 Avg
Rob Smith RB 7 Att, 72 Yds, 10.3 Avg
John Walker RB
Joe Zeno RB 33 Att, 106 Yds, 3.2 Avg
Tom Gutman* WR 5 Rec, 79 Yds, 15.8 Avg
Don Vena* WR 9 Rec, 103 Yds, 11.4 Avg
Al Geverink WR 3 Rec, 38 Yds, 12.7 Avg
Dave Gibbs WR
Bill Hauck WR 3 Rec, 26 Yds, 8.7 Avg
Chuck Hicks WR 4 Rec, 86 Yds, 21.5 Avg
Foster Anderson* OL
Ron Hull* OL
Frank Macari* OL
Tom Paton* OL
Marshall Shirk* OL
Dick Allen OL
Joe Bauwens OL
Steve Bauwens OL
Phil Oram OL
Dave Stout OL
Andy Von Sonn OL
Mel Profit DL
Jim Bergman LB