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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  ▪ Conference Record: 4-0-1 (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

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