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1956 George Washington Colonials Stats

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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

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 10 2.8 7.8 35.9 44.9 0.7 45.7 167.9 3.7
Defense 10 4.6 15.1 30.5 67.0 0.5 43.5 146.8 3.4
Difference -1.8 -7.3 +5.4 -22.1 +0.2 +2.2 +21.1 +0.3 0.0

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Ray Looney 18 48 37.5 262 5.5 3.8 5 4 101.1
2 Jack Henzes 7 20 35.0 112 5.6 -1.4 2 4 75.0
3 Mike Sommer 3 6 50.0 75 12.5 12.5 0 0 155.0
4 Richard Claypool 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 -22.5 0 1 -100.0
5 Mike Ennis 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
6 Robert Brackbill 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 Pete Spera 74 345 4.7 1 43 43.0 0 75 388 5.2 0
2 Ted Colna 63 277 4.4 63 277 4.4 0
3 Ray Looney 60 256 4.3 60 256 4.3 0
4 Mike Sommer 59 185 3.1 1 16 16.0 0 60 201 3.4 0
5 Richard Claypool 56 170 3.0 3 109 36.3 1 59 279 4.7 1
6 Claude Austin 54 195 3.6 54 195 3.6 0
7 Robert Shuba 54 179 3.3 1 2 2.0 0 55 181 3.3 0
8 Jack Henzes 23 39 1.7 23 39 1.7 0
9 Mike Ennis 12 25 2.1 12 25 2.1 0
10 Bill Smythe 1 8 8.0 1 8 8.0 0
11 Robert Brackbill 1 0 0.0 1 0 0.0 0
12 Paul Thompson 13 157 12.1 2 13 157 12.1 2
13 Donald Herman 4 50 12.5 2 4 50 12.5 2
14 Bill Berry 2 49 24.5 1 2 49 24.5 1
15 Francis Gleason 2 22 11.0 1 2 22 11.0 1
16 Ed Sakach 1 1 1.0 0 1 1 1.0 0