JACK ASHTON
Guard
1957-1959
Hopewell, VA
Biography
Ashton was a member of state championship teams at Hopewell in 1949 and 1951. He enrolled at Staunton Military and eventually made his way to South Carolina. He left the team early in the 1958 season but returned and started some before taking over full time as a starter in 1959. He went to training camp with the Green Bay Packers in 1960. He was inducted into the Hopewell Hall of Fame in 2012.
Prior Schools
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Roster Listings
YearRosterNumPosHtWtYrGmsGS
1957 Game Program vs. Texas 67 G 6-0 220 So 0 0
1958 Fall 1958 67 G 6-0 210 Jr 1 1
1959 Game Program vs NC State 67 G 5-11 220 Sr 8 8
Depth Chart Appearances
DescriptionPositionRank
1959 Pre-Season Left Guard 3rd String
Gamecock Archives Article Mentions
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Games Started
DateOpponentPosition
1958-09-20 Duke Left Guard
1959-09-19 Duke Left Guard
1959-09-26 Furman Left Guard
1959-10-03 Georgia Left Guard
1959-10-10 North Carolina Left Guard
1959-10-22 Clemson Left Guard
1959-10-31 Maryland Left Guard
1959-11-13 Miami (Fla) Left Guard
1959-11-21 North Carolina State Left Guard
Scoring Plays
DateOpponentQtrTimeUSCOppPlay
Defense - Sacks
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1958 1958-10-23 Clemson 1 10 CLM 32 Lowndes Shingler sacked for loss of 3 (Jack Ashton)
Defensive Plays
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1957 1957-09-28 Wofford 1 5 WOF 39 Green rush for 6 (Jack Ashton, Dwight Keith)
1957 1957-10-12 Furman 2 9 FUR 32 Grant rush for 3 (Jack Ashton)
1957 1957-10-12 Furman 3 4 FUR 48 Nichols rush for 2 (Jack Ashton, Jerry Frick)
1957 1957-10-12 Furman 2 8 FUR 25 Nichols rush for 1 (Jack Ashton)
1957 1957-11-23 North Carolina State 2 8 USC 47 Dick Christy rush for 2 (Jack Ashton, Nelson Weston)
1957 1957-11-23 North Carolina State 1 10 USC 19 Dick Christy rush for 4 (Tommy Addison, Jack Ashton)
1957 1957-11-23 North Carolina State 3 3 USC 12 Dick Christy rush for 4 (Jack Ashton, Bobby Barrett)
1957 1957-11-23 North Carolina State 1 8 USC 8 Dick Christy rush for 2 (Tommy Addison, Jack Ashton)
1959 1959-09-26 Furman 4 4 USC 40 Angelica rush for 2 (Jack Ashton, Ed Pitts)
1959 1959-11-21 North Carolina State 1 10 NCS 29 Wojcicki rush for 4 (Ken Norton, Jack Ashton)
1959 1959-11-21 North Carolina State 1 10 NCS 20 Randy Harrell rush for 6 (Jack Ashton, Jim McGovern)