JOHN SAUNDERS
Fullback
1957-1959
Churchland, VA
Prior Schools
SchoolLocation
Churchland Churchland, VA

Roster Listings
YearRosterNumPosHtWtYrGmsGS
1957 Game Program vs. Texas 33 FB 6-1 210 So 0 0
1958 Fall 1958 33 FB 6-1 210 Jr 8 8
1959 Game Program vs NC State 33 FB 6-1 200 Sr 1 1
Depth Chart Appearances
DescriptionPositionRank
1959 Pre-Season Fullback Starter
Gamecock Archives Article Mentions
Article
Honors
AwardYear
1958 ACC Blocking Trophy
1958 All-ACC
1958 Jacobs Blocking Trophy
1959 North-South Shrine Game
Rushing
YearAttYdsAvgTD
1957 35 146 4.2 1
1958 128 653 5.1 6
1959 27 104 3.9 0
Tot 190 903 4.8 7
Games Started
DateOpponentPosition
1958-09-20 Duke Fullback
1958-10-04 Georgia Fullback
1958-10-11 North Carolina Fullback
1958-10-23 Clemson Fullback
1958-11-01 Maryland Fullback
1958-11-15 Virginia Fullback
1958-11-22 North Carolina State Fullback
1958-11-27 Wake Forest Fullback
1959-09-19 Duke Fullback
Single Game Rushing Stats
SeasonGame DateOpponentAttYdsTD
1957 1957-09-28 Wofford 7 29 0
1958 1958-09-20 Duke 10 44 0
1958-10-04 Georgia 8 41 1
1958-10-11 North Carolina 9 29 0
1958-10-23 Clemson 19 69 1
1958-11-01 Maryland 19 73 0
1958-11-08 Furman 15 152 1
1958-11-15 Virginia 11 116 1
1958-11-27 Wake Forest 19 67 1
1959 1959-09-19 Duke 2 3 0
1959-11-13 Miami (Fla) 4 13 0
1959-11-21 North Carolina State 9 55 0
1959-11-28 Wake Forest 12 33 0
Scoring Plays
DateOpponentQtrTimeUSCOppPlay
1957-09-28 Wofford 4 20 0 John Saunders, 12-yd interception return (Heyward King kick failed)
1958-10-04 Georgia 2 16 0 John Saunders, 3-yd run (Alex Hawkins pass from King Dixon)
1958-10-23 Clemson 6 6 John Saunders, 1-yd run (pass failed)
1958-11-08 Furman 2 18 0 John Saunders, 10-yd run (run failed)
1958-11-15 Virginia 4 28 14 John Saunders, 26-yd run (pass incomplete)
1958-11-22 North Carolina State 4 12 0 John Saunders, 3-yd run (run failed)
1958-11-27 Wake Forest 1 6 0 John Saunders, 2-yd run (pass failed)
Defense - Tackles For Loss
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1957 1957-09-28 Wofford 1 10 WOF 36 Hall rush for loss of 1 (John Saunders)
Defense - Passes Broken Up
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1959 1959-11-21 North Carolina State 3 15 NCS 19 Roman Gabriel pass for George Vollmer incomplete (John Saunders)
Defense - Interceptions
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1957 1957-09-28 Wofford 2 15 WOF 3 Pass for Richardson intercepted by John Saunders, returned for TD
1958 1958-11-27 Wake Forest 3 12 USC 47 Norm Snead pass intercepted by John Saunders at SC 38, returned 9 yards
Defensive Plays
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1957 1957-10-12 Furman 3 4 USC 4 Weir rush for 1 (Dwight Keith, John Saunders)
1957 1957-10-12 Furman 1 10 FUR 20 Siminski, 3-yd pass from Baker (John Saunders)
1957 1957-11-09 North Carolina 3 12 UNC 38 Marquette rush for 4 (John Saunders)
1958 1958-11-22 North Carolina State 2 7 NCS 36 Harrell rush for 9 (John Saunders, Harvey Shiflet)
1958 1958-11-22 North Carolina State 3 5 USC 12 Trowbridge rush for 2 (Corky Gaines, John Saunders)
1958 1958-11-22 North Carolina State 1 10 NCS 46 Nelson rush for 18 (John Saunders)
1958 1958-11-27 Wake Forest 1 10 WFU 24 Ledford rush for 5 (John Saunders)
1958 1958-11-27 Wake Forest 1 5 USC 49 MacLean rush for 1 (John Saunders)
1958 1958-11-27 Wake Forest 3 3 USC 47 Ledford rush for 3 (Jerry Frye, John Saunders)
1958 1958-11-27 Wake Forest 3 9 USC 43 Bell, 13-yd pass from Carpenter (John Saunders, Jake Bodkin)
1958 1958-11-27 Wake Forest 1 15 USC 22 Manning, 5-yd pass from Carpenter (John Saunders)