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1956 Clemson Tigers Stats

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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

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 11 2.6 8.2 32.2 33.7 0.1 55.3 218.5 4.0 2.1
Defense 11 4.5 11.6 39.1 50.3 0.0 51.2 200.1 3.9 1.4
Difference -1.9 -3.4 -6.9 -16.6 +0.1 +4.1 +18.4 +0.1 +0.7

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Charlie Bussey 26 68 38.2 330 4.9 1.8 1 5 69.1
2 Horace Turberville 3 19 15.8 41 2.2 -4.9 0 3 2.3
3 Joel Wells 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 -22.5 0 1 -100.0
4 Jim Coleman 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Joel Wells 174 803 4.6 8 4 80 20.0 0 178 883 5.0 8
2 Rudy Hayes 98 384 3.9 1 4 22 5.5 0 102 406 4.0 1
3 Jim Coleman 67 290 4.3 1 3 29 9.7 0 70 319 4.6 1
4 Charlie Bussey 57 88 1.5 2 57 88 1.5 2
5 Bob Spooner 55 201 3.7 5 55 201 3.7 5
6 Charlie Horne 54 246 4.6 4 6 84 14.0 0 60 330 5.5 4
7 Horace Turberville 43 74 1.7 1 43 74 1.7 1
8 Mike Dukes 31 132 4.3 0 1 -1 -1.0 0 32 131 4.1 0
9 Floyd Lawrence 30 146 4.9 1 1 16 16.0 0 31 162 5.2 1
10 Wade Rogers 9 26 2.9 0 9 26 2.9 0
11 Frank Griffith 3 0 0.0 0 3 0 0.0 0
12 Dalton Rivers 5 76 15.2 1 5 76 15.2 1
13 Willie Smith 5 65 13.0 0 5 65 13.0 0