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1956 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Stats

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Record: 10-1, .909 W-L% (4th of 111) ▪ Rank: 4th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bobby Dodd (10-1)

PS/G: 22.5 (20th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 4.3 (1st of 111)
SRS: 23.80 (1st of 111) ▪ SOS: 8.98 (11th of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Gator Bowl 21-14 versus Pittsburgh

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 11 4.6 9.7 47.7 56.9 0.8 47.7 204.5 4.3 2.0
Defense 11 4.8 12.0 40.2 65.4 0.1 36.8 116.7 3.2 0.4
Difference -0.2 -2.3 +7.5 -8.5 +0.7 +10.9 +87.8 +1.1 +1.6

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Toppy Vann 34 65 52.3 446 6.9 5.9 6 4 128.1
2 Wade Mitchell 10 32 31.3 106 3.3 3.3 0 0 59.1
3 Charlie Maynard 3 4 75.0 33 8.3 13.3 1 0 226.8
4 Paul Rotenberry 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
5 Stan Flowers 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
6 Jimmy Thompson 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
7 Joe DeLany 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 Ken Owen 107 497 4.6 2 107 497 4.6 2
2 Toppy Vann 71 97 1.4 5 71 97 1.4 5
3 Dickie Mattison 68 272 4.0 2 68 272 4.0 2
4 Paul Rotenberry 67 328 4.9 3 7 65 9.3 0 74 393 5.3 3
5 Jimmy Thompson 51 262 5.1 3 5 57 11.4 0 56 319 5.7 3
6 Stan Flowers 39 143 3.7 1 10 141 14.1 2 49 284 5.8 3
7 George Volkert 27 214 7.9 2 1 15 15.0 0 28 229 8.2 2
8 Dick Gookin 26 99 3.8 1 2 19 9.5 1 28 118 4.2 2
9 Wade Mitchell 22 69 3.1 3 22 69 3.1 3
10 Johnny Menger 20 191 9.6 1 5 43 8.6 1 25 234 9.4 2
11 Joe DeLany 12 46 3.8 0 4 56 14.0 2 16 102 6.4 2
12 Johnny Thomason 9 26 2.9 0 9 26 2.9 0
13 Bobby Dover 3 9 3.0 3 9 3.0 0
14 Charlie Maynard 3 6 2.0 3 6 2.0 0
15 Jerry Nabors 6 80 13.3 0 6 80 13.3 0
16 Jerome Green 3 48 16.0 1 3 48 16.0 1
17 Paul Vickers 3 38 12.7 0 3 38 12.7 0
18 Ted Smith 3 36 12.0 1 3 36 12.0 1
19 Wesley Gibbs 1 19 19.0 0 1 19 19.0 0
20 Tommy Rose 1 9 9.0 0 1 9 9.0 0