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1970 Vanderbilt Commodores Roster

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Record: 4-7, .364 W-L% (87th of 123)
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 1-5 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Pace (4-7)

PS/G: 18.3 (79th of 123) ▪ PA/G: 19.4 (45th of 123)
SRS: -0.13 (66th of 123) ▪ SOS: 3.60 (54th of 123)


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

Player Class Pos Summary
Steve Burger* QB 38 Cmp, 68 Att, 459 Yds, 5 TD
Watson Brown QB 24 Cmp, 42 Att, 255 Yds, 0 TD
John Miller QB 20 Cmp, 48 Att, 243 Yds, 2 TD
Denny Painter QB 43 Cmp, 106 Att, 563 Yds, 1 TD
Dwight Blair* RB 11 Att, 31 Yds, 2.8 Avg
Mack Brown* RB 82 Att, 364 Yds, 4.4 Avg
Allan Spear* RB 31 Att, 98 Yds, 3.2 Avg
John Hoover RB 31 Att, 76 Yds, 2.5 Avg
Bill James RB 32 Att, 108 Yds, 3.4 Avg
Bob Latham RB 20 Att, 54 Yds, 2.7 Avg
Ed Narewski RB 1 Att, 7 Yds, 7.0 Avg
Jeff Peeples RB 17 Rec, 260 Yds, 15.3 Avg
Bill Young RB 26 Att, 67 Yds, 2.6 Avg
Curt Chesley* WR 33 Rec, 393 Yds, 11.9 Avg
Steve Wyrick WR 4 Rec, 22 Yds, 5.5 Avg
Karl Weiss* TE 20 Rec, 337 Yds, 16.9 Avg
Jim Cunningham TE 15 Rec, 189 Yds, 12.6 Avg
Jim Mahan TE 1 Rec, 9 Yds, 9.0 Avg
John Drake* OL
Jeff Gibson* OL
Sandy Haury* OL
Larry Hayes* OL
Don Johnston* OL
Bob Bayless K
George Abernathy* DL
John Carney* DL
David Haun* DL
Mike Kirk* DL
John Robinson* DL
Buzz Hamilton DL
Mike Hammerschmidt DL
Terry Reeves DL
Steve Fritts* LB
Terry Rettig* LB
Barrett Sutton LB
Joe Wood LB
Sam Kiser* DB
Greg O'Neal* DB
Ken Stone* DB
George Tomlinson* DB
Willie Diehl DB