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1956 Baylor Bears Stats

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Record: 9-2, .818 W-L% (11th of 111) ▪ Rank: 11th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Sam Boyd (9-2)

PS/G: 18.4 (40th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 6.6 (4th of 111)
SRS: 17.91 (9th of 111) ▪ SOS: 7.09 (31st of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Sugar Bowl 13-7 versus Tennessee

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 11 4.7 10.8 43.7 61.2 0.5 54.0 215.2 4.0 1.8
Defense 11 6.1 14.4 42.4 68.6 0.3 47.4 155.9 3.3 0.7
Difference -1.4 -3.6 +1.3 -7.4 +0.2 +6.6 +59.3 +0.7 +1.1

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Bobby Jones 17 43 39.5 227 5.3 1.4 3 5 83.6
2 Doyle Traylor 17 33 51.5 244 7.4 7.2 2 1 127.6
3 Buddy Humphrey 11 28 39.3 106 3.8 2.9 1 1 75.7
4 Carroll Overton 5 11 45.5 76 6.9 -1.3 0 2 67.1
5 Del Shofner 2 4 50.0 20 5.0 5.0 0 0 92.0

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Larry Hickman 95 441 4.6 3 95 441 4.6 3
2 Del Shofner 84 537 6.4 6 14 249 17.8 3 98 786 8.0 9
3 Bobby Peters 78 293 3.8 3 4 27 6.8 0 82 320 3.9 3
4 Reuben Saage 71 243 3.4 0 71 243 3.4 0
5 Farrell Fisher 53 220 4.2 3 3 27 9.0 0 56 247 4.4 3
6 Bobby Jones 52 59 1.1 2 52 59 1.1 2
7 Arthur Beall 48 240 5.0 1 4 24 6.0 0 52 264 5.1 1
8 Charley Dupre 35 123 3.5 1 35 123 3.5 1
9 Carroll Overton 26 60 2.3 0 26 60 2.3 0
10 Ronnie Guess 20 91 4.6 0 20 91 4.6 0
11 Buddy Humphrey 18 53 2.9 2 18 53 2.9 2
12 Doyle Traylor 14 7 0.5 0 14 7 0.5 0
13 Jerry Marcontell 11 137 12.5 2 11 137 12.5 2
14 Bill Anderson 8 80 10.0 1 8 80 10.0 1
15 Earl Miller 4 33 8.3 0 4 33 8.3 0
16 James Amyett 2 51 25.5 0 2 51 25.5 0
17 Tony DeGrazier 2 45 22.5 0 2 45 22.5 0