You Are Here > > > > > Roster

News: s-r blog:SRS Calculation Details

1956 George Washington Colonials Roster

Previous Year ▪ Next Year

Record: 8-1-1, .850 W-L% (9th of 111) ▪ Rank: 17th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Southern  ▪ Conference Record: 5-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bo Sherman (8-1-1)

PS/G: 17.1 (46th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 8.1 (11th of 111)
SRS: 2.77 (52nd of 111) ▪ SOS: -7.04 (87th of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Sun Bowl 13-0 versus Texas-El Paso


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
  • Read more about our data coverage.

Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Robert Brackbill QB 0 Cmp, 1 Att, 0 Yds, 0 TD
Jack Henzes QB 7 Cmp, 20 Att, 112 Yds, 2 TD
Ray Looney QB 18 Cmp, 48 Att, 262 Yds, 5 TD
Claude Austin RB 54 Att, 195 Yds, 3.6 Avg
Richard Claypool RB 56 Att, 170 Yds, 3.0 Avg
Ted Colna RB 63 Att, 277 Yds, 4.4 Avg
Mike Ennis RB 12 Att, 25 Yds, 2.1 Avg
Robert Shuba RB 54 Att, 179 Yds, 3.3 Avg
Bill Smythe RB 1 Att, 8 Yds, 8.0 Avg
Mike Sommer RB 59 Att, 185 Yds, 3.1 Avg
Pete Spera RB 74 Att, 345 Yds, 4.7 Avg
Bill Berry WR 2 Rec, 49 Yds, 24.5 Avg
Francis Gleason WR 2 Rec, 22 Yds, 11.0 Avg
Donald Herman WR 4 Rec, 50 Yds, 12.5 Avg
Paul Thompson WR 13 Rec, 157 Yds, 12.1 Avg
Ed Sakach OL