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COTTON BOWL
December 26, 1955
AT DALLAS, TEXAS...
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December 26, 1955

Cotton Bowl

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DON COOPER (78), rt: Not so strong as Hamilton but a good tackle. Good lateral coverage, hard to move out. Fine blocker.

BRYAN ENGRAM (82), le: Team captain and leader. Covers outside very well, hard to block, defensive standout. Good pass receiver and blocker.

O'DAY WILLIAMS (89), re: Best receiver on team; fast and can really maneuver to get open. Hard tackier on defense, breaks up passes from corner position.

MISSISSIPPI

JOHNNY VAUGHT will feel right at home Jan. 2—he was an All-America guard at TCU and a teammate of Abe Martin on the 1930 team. In nine years at Ole Miss, Vaught's teams have an outstanding 65-22-5 record.

EAGLE DAY, PAIGE COTHREN, BILLY KINARD (see opposite page).

EARL BLAIR (22), lhb: Tremendous speed, runs halfback draw play very well. Outstanding pass receiver, solid on defense.

JOHN BLALACK (14), qb: Runs behind Day; faster but not so big and agile. Throws well but likes to run more. Good on the option play; outstanding on pass defense.

GENE DUBUISSON (51), c: Best blocker in a good-blocking line. Not too aggressive but fast, reacts well, covers lots of ground as linebacker, especially to outside.

BUDDY ALLISTON (67), lg: One of country's best guards: fast, very aggressive, good blocker. Plugs holes fast as linebacker or moves up in six-man line.

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