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1956 Big Seven Conference Leaders

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Record: 34-34-3, .500 W-L% (6th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 2.21 (5th of 12) ▪ SOS: 1.52 (6th of 12)

Conference Champion: Oklahoma

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Oklahoma)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Colorado and Oklahoma)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Jimmy Hunter (MO) 42
2. Wally Strauch (KS) 32
3. Jimmy Harris (OK) 23
4. Keith Wilson (KSST) 17
5. Dick Corbin (KSST) 16
6. Phil Hill (IAST) 14
7. Boyd Dowler (CO) 13
8. Roy Stinnett (NE) 12
  Terry Ingram (IAST) 12
  David Doane (MO) 12
11. Gordon Englert (NE) 8
  Kenneth Clemensen (MO) 8
  William Greenlaw (NE) 8
  David Baker (OK) 8
  Frank Nappi (NE) 8
  Tommy McDonald (OK) 8
17. Sonny Lee Stringer (MO) 7
18. Charles Martin (IAST) 6
  Howard Cook (CO) 6
  Bob Stransky (CO) 6

Pass Attempts

1. Jimmy Hunter (MO) 91
2. Wally Strauch (KS) 80
3. Dick Corbin (KSST) 49
4. Keith Wilson (KSST) 44
5. Phil Hill (IAST) 38
6. Jimmy Harris (OK) 37
7. David Doane (MO) 34
8. Terry Ingram (IAST) 33
9. Frank Nappi (NE) 28
10. Boyd Dowler (CO) 26
11. Roy Stinnett (NE) 22
12. Charles Martin (IAST) 21
13. William Greenlaw (NE) 19
14. Kenneth Clemensen (MO) 18
15. Howard Cook (CO) 17
  Bob Marshall (KS) 17
  Gordon Englert (NE) 17
18. Dave Preston (KS) 16
19. Bob Stransky (CO) 15
20. David Baker (OK) 14

Passing Yards

1. Wally Strauch (KS) 596
2. Jimmy Hunter (MO) 567
3. Jimmy Harris (OK) 482
4. Dick Corbin (KSST) 378
5. Keith Wilson (KSST) 216
6. Phil Hill (IAST) 205
7. Tommy McDonald (OK) 183
8. Roy Stinnett (NE) 171
9. Frank Nappi (NE) 163
10. David Doane (MO) 162
11. Terry Ingram (IAST) 144
12. Boyd Dowler (CO) 136
13. Sonny Lee Stringer (MO) 135
14. Bob Stransky (CO) 134
15. Charles Martin (IAST) 105
16. Howard Cook (CO) 99
17. David Baker (OK) 98
18. Jim Kudlinski (IAST) 94
19. William Greenlaw (NE) 91
20. Gordon Englert (NE) 73

Passing Touchdowns

1. Jimmy Harris (OK) 8
2. Dick Corbin (KSST) 5
  Wally Strauch (KS) 5
4. Phil Hill (IAST) 3
  Boyd Dowler (CO) 3
  Tommy McDonald (OK) 3
7. Howard Cook (CO) 2
  William Greenlaw (NE) 2
  David Baker (OK) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Wally Strauch (KS) 10
2. Dick Corbin (KSST) 8
3. Jimmy Hunter (MO) 6
4. Keith Wilson (KSST) 5
5. Roy Stinnett (NE) 4
  David Doane (MO) 4
  Terry Ingram (IAST) 4
8. Dave Preston (KS) 3
  Boyd Dowler (CO) 3
  Bob Marshall (KS) 3
  Gene Keady (KSST) 3
  Larry Naviaux (NE) 3
  William Greenlaw (NE) 3
14. Kenneth Clemensen (MO) 2
  Charles Martin (IAST) 2
  Hank Kuhlmann (MO) 2
  Howard Cook (CO) 2

Rush Attempts

1. Homer Floyd (KS) 134
2. Jerry Brown (NE) 129
3. John Bayuk (CO) 127
4. Tommy McDonald (OK) 119
5. Clendon Thomas (OK) 104
6. Keith Wilson (KSST) 103
7. Charles McCue (KS) 100
8. Jimmy Hunter (MO) 91
9. Howard Cook (CO) 90
10. George Cramer (MO) 89
11. Hank Kuhlmann (MO) 87
12. Bob Stransky (CO) 83
13. John Francisco (KS) 77
14. Jimmy Harris (OK) 76
15. Ralph Pfeifer (KSST) 74
16. Larry Naviaux (NE) 73
17. Bob Harden (IAST) 70
18. Bob Marshall (KS) 68
19. Kenny Nesmith (KSST) 63
20. Charles James (MO) 62

Rushing Yards

1. Tommy McDonald (OK) 853
2. Clendon Thomas (OK) 817
3. Jerry Brown (NE) 690
4. John Bayuk (CO) 659
5. Homer Floyd (KS) 638
6. Bob Stransky (CO) 548
7. Charles McCue (KS) 453
8. Hank Kuhlmann (MO) 440
9. Larry Naviaux (NE) 403
10. Howard Cook (CO) 396
11. George Cramer (MO) 393
12. Eddie Dove (CO) 374
13. Jimmy Harris (OK) 362
14. Keith Wilson (KSST) 341
15. Gene Keady (KSST) 310
16. Jimmy Hunter (MO) 301
17. Ralph Pfeifer (KSST) 296
18. Sonny Lee Stringer (MO) 285
19. Charles James (MO) 283
20. Kenny Nesmith (KSST) 275

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Clendon Thomas (OK) 7.9
2. Tommy McDonald (OK) 7.2
3. Bob Stransky (CO) 6.6
4. Larry Naviaux (NE) 5.5
5. Jerry Brown (NE) 5.3
6. John Bayuk (CO) 5.2
7. Hank Kuhlmann (MO) 5.1
8. Jimmy Harris (OK) 4.8
9. Homer Floyd (KS) 4.8
10. Charles McCue (KS) 4.5
11. George Cramer (MO) 4.4
12. Howard Cook (CO) 4.4
13. Kenny Nesmith (KSST) 4.4
14. Ralph Pfeifer (KSST) 4.0
15. Bob Harden (IAST) 3.5
16. John Francisco (KS) 3.4
17. Keith Wilson (KSST) 3.3
18. Jimmy Hunter (MO) 3.3
19. Bob Marshall (KS) 2.6

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Clendon Thomas (OK) 13
2. Tommy McDonald (OK) 12
3. John Bayuk (CO) 9
4. Bob Stransky (CO) 5
5. Eddie Dove (CO) 4
  Carl Dodd (OK) 4
  David Baker (OK) 4
8. Jay O'Neal (OK) 3
  Howard Cook (CO) 3
  Jimmy Harris (OK) 3
11. Jakie Sandefer (OK) 2
  Boyd Dowler (CO) 2
  Dale Sherrod (OK) 2
  Billy Pricer (OK) 2
  Jack Becker (CO) 2

Receptions

1. Charles James (MO) 30
2. Jim Letcavits (KS) 14
  Gene Keady (KSST) 14
4. Frank Nappi (NE) 13
5. Clendon Thomas (OK) 12
  Tommy McDonald (OK) 12
7. Don Zadnik (KSST) 10
8. Fred Henger (MO) 8
9. Bennie Alburtis (MO) 7
  Frank Clarke (CO) 7
  Marlin Hilding (NE) 7
  Larry Plumb (MO) 7
13. Charles McCue (KS) 6
  Hank Kuhlmann (MO) 6
  John Scheldrup (IAST) 6
16. Don Stiller (OK) 5
  Carl Dodd (OK) 5
  William Hawkins (NE) 5
  Boyd Dowler (CO) 5
  Bob Harden (IAST) 5
  Clarence Cook (NE) 5

Receiving Yards

1. Charles James (MO) 362
2. Tommy McDonald (OK) 282
3. Gene Keady (KSST) 247
4. Jim Letcavits (KS) 246
5. Clendon Thomas (OK) 241
6. Don Zadnik (KSST) 179
7. John Scheldrup (IAST) 140
8. Frank Nappi (NE) 139
9. Frank Clarke (CO) 124
10. Don Stiller (OK) 118
11. Larry Plumb (MO) 107
12. Charles McCue (KS) 98
13. Boyd Dowler (CO) 94
14. Paul Shupe (IAST) 91
15. Bennie Alburtis (MO) 90
16. Clarence Cook (NE) 88
17. Marlin Hilding (NE) 84
18. Hank Kuhlmann (MO) 82
19. Gene Worden (CO) 74
20. Homer Floyd (KS) 71

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Charles James (MO) 12.1

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Gene Keady (KSST) 5
2. Tommy McDonald (OK) 4
  Clendon Thomas (OK) 4
4. Frank Nappi (NE) 2
  Don Stiller (OK) 2
  Frank Clarke (CO) 2
  Don Zadnik (KSST) 2
  Jim Letcavits (KS) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Homer Floyd (KS) 138
2. Tommy McDonald (OK) 131
  Jerry Brown (NE) 131
4. John Bayuk (CO) 128
5. Clendon Thomas (OK) 116
6. Charles McCue (KS) 106
7. Keith Wilson (KSST) 104
8. Hank Kuhlmann (MO) 93
9. Charles James (MO) 92
10. Jimmy Hunter (MO) 91
11. George Cramer (MO) 90
  Howard Cook (CO) 90
13. Bob Stransky (CO) 85
14. John Francisco (KS) 77
15. Jimmy Harris (OK) 76
16. Ralph Pfeifer (KSST) 75
  Bob Harden (IAST) 75
18. Frank Nappi (NE) 74
19. Larry Naviaux (NE) 73
20. Bob Marshall (KS) 71

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Tommy McDonald (OK) 1135
2. Clendon Thomas (OK) 1058
3. Homer Floyd (KS) 709
4. Jerry Brown (NE) 699
5. John Bayuk (CO) 678
6. Charles James (MO) 645
7. Gene Keady (KSST) 557
8. Charles McCue (KS) 551
9. Bob Stransky (CO) 545
10. Hank Kuhlmann (MO) 522
11. Larry Naviaux (NE) 403
12. Howard Cook (CO) 396
13. George Cramer (MO) 394
14. Eddie Dove (CO) 374
15. Keith Wilson (KSST) 364
16. Jimmy Harris (OK) 362
17. Kenny Nesmith (KSST) 335
18. William Hawkins (NE) 322
19. Carl Dodd (OK) 317
20. Bob Harden (IAST) 307

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Clendon Thomas (OK) 17
2. Tommy McDonald (OK) 16
3. John Bayuk (CO) 10
4. Bob Stransky (CO) 5
  Carl Dodd (OK) 5
  Gene Keady (KSST) 5
7. Eddie Dove (CO) 4
  David Baker (OK) 4
9. Boyd Dowler (CO) 3
  Jimmy Harris (OK) 3
  Jay O'Neal (OK) 3
  Howard Cook (CO) 3
13. Billy Pricer (OK) 2
  Don Zadnik (KSST) 2
  Frank Clarke (CO) 2
  Don Stiller (OK) 2
  Frank Nappi (NE) 2
  Dale Sherrod (OK) 2
  Jakie Sandefer (OK) 2
  Gene Worden (CO) 2
  Jim Letcavits (KS) 2
  Jack Becker (CO) 2

Total Plays

1. Jimmy Hunter (MO) 182
2. Keith Wilson (KSST) 147
3. Homer Floyd (KS) 134
4. Tommy McDonald (OK) 131
5. Jerry Brown (NE) 129
6. John Bayuk (CO) 128
7. Jimmy Harris (OK) 113
8. Howard Cook (CO) 107
9. Clendon Thomas (OK) 106
  Dick Corbin (KSST) 106
11. Charles McCue (KS) 101
12. Hank Kuhlmann (MO) 99
13. Bob Stransky (CO) 98
14. Wally Strauch (KS) 97
15. George Cramer (MO) 89
  Frank Nappi (NE) 89
17. Bob Marshall (KS) 85
18. Larry Naviaux (NE) 81
19. John Francisco (KS) 77
20. David Baker (OK) 74
  Ralph Pfeifer (KSST) 74

Total Yards

1. Tommy McDonald (OK) 1036
2. Jimmy Hunter (MO) 868
3. Jimmy Harris (OK) 844
4. Clendon Thomas (OK) 817
5. Jerry Brown (NE) 690
6. Bob Stransky (CO) 682
7. John Bayuk (CO) 659
8. Homer Floyd (KS) 638
9. Keith Wilson (KSST) 557
10. Dick Corbin (KSST) 537
11. Wally Strauch (KS) 520
12. Howard Cook (CO) 495
13. Hank Kuhlmann (MO) 482
14. Charles McCue (KS) 453
15. Sonny Lee Stringer (MO) 420
16. Larry Naviaux (NE) 419
17. Eddie Dove (CO) 412
18. George Cramer (MO) 393
19. David Baker (OK) 361
20. Gene Keady (KSST) 325

Total Touchdowns

1. Tommy McDonald (OK) 15
2. Clendon Thomas (OK) 13
3. Jimmy Harris (OK) 11
4. John Bayuk (CO) 9
5. David Baker (OK) 6
  Bob Stransky (CO) 6
7. Wally Strauch (KS) 5
  Boyd Dowler (CO) 5
  Howard Cook (CO) 5
  Dick Corbin (KSST) 5
11. Carl Dodd (OK) 4
  Eddie Dove (CO) 4
13. Phil Hill (IAST) 3
  Jay O'Neal (OK) 3
15. Jakie Sandefer (OK) 2
  Dale Sherrod (OK) 2
  William Greenlaw (NE) 2
  Billy Pricer (OK) 2
  Jack Becker (CO) 2