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1956 Iowa Hawkeyes Stats

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Record: 9-1, .900 W-L% (6th of 111) ▪ Rank: 3rd in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 5-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Forest Evashevski (9-1)

PS/G: 21.9 (25th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 8.4 (14th of 111)
SRS: 19.50 (6th of 111) ▪ SOS: 7.90 (22nd of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Rose Bowl 35-19 versus Oregon State

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 10 5.2 11.8 44.1 58.2 0.9 49.9 237.4 4.8
Defense 10 7.4 15.3 48.4 91.3 0.6 47.2 145.1 3.1 0.5
Difference -2.2 -3.5 -4.3 -33.1 +0.3 +2.7 +92.3 +1.7 -0.5

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Ken Ploen 33 64 51.6 386 6.0 5.5 5 3 118.6
2 Randy Duncan 17 41 41.5 168 4.1 0.7 2 4 72.5
3 Eugene Veit 1 12 8.3 18 1.5 3.2 1 0 48.4

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Bill Happel 103 430 4.2 4 103 430 4.2 4
2 Don Dobrino 87 437 5.0 1 4 29 7.3 0 91 466 5.1 1
3 Ken Ploen 86 487 5.7 6 86 487 5.7 6
4 Fred Harris 69 341 4.9 3 8 88 11.0 1 77 429 5.6 4
5 Collins Hagler 46 305 6.6 4 46 305 6.6 4
6 John Nocera 29 101 3.5 1 1 11 11.0 1 30 112 3.7 2
7 Bill Gravel 27 95 3.5 0 1 0 0.0 0 28 95 3.4 0
8 Delmar Kloewer 15 51 3.4 0 2 15 7.5 0 17 66 3.9 0
9 Randy Duncan 10 -1 -0.1 0 10 -1 -0.1 0
10 Kevin Furlong 8 44 5.5 1 8 44 5.5 1
11 Jon Janda 6 45 7.5 0 6 45 7.5 0
12 Eugene Veit 6 30 5.0 1 6 30 5.0 1
13 Jim Gibbons 17 255 15.0 4 17 255 15.0 4
14 Frank Gilliam 7 94 13.4 1 7 94 13.4 1
15 Jeff Langston 6 47 7.8 0 6 47 7.8 0
16 Bob Prescott 2 33 16.5 1 2 33 16.5 1