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1956 Colorado Buffaloes Stats

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Record: 8-2-1, .773 W-L% (21st of 111) ▪ Rank: 20th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 7 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dallas Ward (8-2-1)

PS/G: 26.7 (6th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 13.0 (45th of 111)
SRS: 9.43 (29th of 111) ▪ SOS: -0.39 (62nd of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Orange Bowl 27-21 versus Clemson

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 6.9 38.2 42.2 0.5 45.5 229.2 5.0 2.6
Defense 11 4.5 12.9 34.5 75.5 0.7 50.5 180.7 3.6 0.9
Difference -1.9 -6.0 +3.7 -33.3 -0.2 -5.0 +48.5 +1.4 +1.7

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Boyd Dowler 13 26 50.0 136 5.2 2.3 3 3 108.9
2 Howard Cook 6 17 35.3 99 5.8 2.9 2 2 99.5
3 Bob Stransky 6 15 40.0 134 8.9 10.3 1 0 137.0
4 Dick Hyson 2 12 16.7 57 4.8 1.0 0 1 39.9
5 Eddie Dove 2 3 66.7 38 12.7 12.7 0 0 173.1
6 Gene Worden 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
7 Bud Morley 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
8 John Bayuk 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 John Bayuk 127 659 5.2 9 1 19 19.0 1 128 678 5.3 10
2 Howard Cook 90 396 4.4 3 90 396 4.4 3
3 Bob Stransky 83 548 6.6 5 2 -3 -1.5 0 85 545 6.4 5
4 Eddie Dove 50 374 7.5 4 50 374 7.5 4
5 Gene Worden 43 170 4.0 1 3 74 24.7 1 46 244 5.3 2
6 Leroy Clark 32 113 3.5 1 32 113 3.5 1
7 Jack Becker 17 104 6.1 2 17 104 6.1 2
8 Boyd Dowler 15 32 2.1 2 5 94 18.8 1 20 126 6.3 3
9 Mel Warner 14 80 5.7 0 14 80 5.7 0
10 Monte Briddle 7 59 8.4 0 7 59 8.4 0
11 Bob Boyer 7 11 1.6 0 7 11 1.6 0
12 Dick Hyson 5 -7 -1.4 0 5 -7 -1.4 0
13 Bud Morley 4 4 1.0 1 1 36 36.0 0 5 40 8.0 1
14 Ellwyn Indorf 2 4 2.0 0 2 4 2.0 0
15 Ralph Herbst 1 3 3.0 0 1 3 3.0 0
16 Jim Aho 1 1 1.0 0 1 1 1.0 0
17 Bob Munson 1 -3 -3.0 0 1 2 2.0 0 2 -1 -0.5 0
18 Frank Clarke 7 124 17.7 2 7 124 17.7 2
19 Jerry Leahy 4 60 15.0 1 4 60 15.0 1
20 Wally Merz 3 18 6.0 0 3 18 6.0 0
21 Gary Nady 2 37 18.5 0 2 37 18.5 0