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1956 Clemson Tigers Roster

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Record: 7-2-2, .727 W-L% (26th of 111) ▪ Rank: 19th in Final AP Poll
Conference: ACC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Frank Howard (7-2-2)

PS/G: 15.2 (63rd of 111) ▪ PA/G: 9.2 (18th of 111)
SRS: 8.01 (34th of 111) ▪ SOS: 2.01 (53rd of 111)

Bowl Game: Lost Orange Bowl 27-21 versus Colorado

  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Rk Player Class Pos Summary
1 Charlie Bussey* QB 26 Cmp, 68 Att, 330 Yds, 1 TD
2 Horace Turberville QB 3 Cmp, 19 Att, 41 Yds, 0 TD
3 Jim Coleman* RB 67 Att, 290 Yds, 4.3 Avg
4 Rudy Hayes* RB 98 Att, 384 Yds, 3.9 Avg
5 Joel Wells* RB 174 Att, 803 Yds, 4.6 Avg
6 Mike Dukes RB 31 Att, 132 Yds, 4.3 Avg
7 Frank Griffith RB 3 Att, 0 Yds, 0.0 Avg
8 Charlie Horne RB 54 Att, 246 Yds, 4.6 Avg
9 Floyd Lawrence RB 30 Att, 146 Yds, 4.9 Avg
10 Wade Rogers RB 9 Att, 26 Yds, 2.9 Avg
11 Bob Spooner RB 55 Att, 201 Yds, 3.7 Avg
12 Dalton Rivers* WR 5 Rec, 76 Yds, 15.2 Avg
13 Willie Smith* WR 5 Rec, 65 Yds, 13.0 Avg
14 Ray Masneri WR
15 Donnie Bunton* OL
16 John Grdijan* OL
17 Earle Greene* OL
18 Bill Hudson* OL
19 Dick Marazza* OL
20 H.B. Bruorton OL
21 Leon Kaltenbach OL
22 Jim McCanless OL
23 Jim Padgett OL