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1956 Kansas State Wildcats Roster

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Record: 3-7, .300 W-L% (86th of 111)
Conference: Big 7 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bernard Mertes (3-7)

PS/G: 14.3 (70th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 25.9 (100th of 111)
SRS: -4.91 (81st of 111) ▪ SOS: 1.79 (54th of 111)

  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Rk Player Class Pos Summary
1 Dick Corbin* QB 16 Cmp, 49 Att, 378 Yds, 5 TD
2 Gene Keady* QB 2 Cmp, 7 Att, 15 Yds, 0 TD
3 Les Krull QB 2 Cmp, 9 Att, 21 Yds, 0 TD
4 Keith Wilson QB 17 Cmp, 44 Att, 216 Yds, 1 TD
5 Kenny Nesmith* RB 63 Att, 275 Yds, 4.4 Avg
6 Ralph Pfeifer* RB 74 Att, 296 Yds, 4.0 Avg
7 Tony Addeo RB 37 Att, 103 Yds, 2.8 Avg
8 Dick Allen RB 5 Att, 8 Yds, 1.6 Avg
9 Ron Beshk RB 1 Att, 3 Yds, 3.0 Avg
10 Dick Boyd RB 1 Att, 5 Yds, 5.0 Avg
11 Arlan Dettmer RB 5 Att, 30 Yds, 6.0 Avg
12 Ray Glaze RB 13 Att, 25 Yds, 1.9 Avg
13 Ben Grosse RB 15 Att, 130 Yds, 8.7 Avg
14 Jerry Hayes RB 40 Att, 108 Yds, 2.7 Avg
15 Chuck Norris RB 13 Att, 71 Yds, 5.5 Avg
16 George Laddish* WR 1 Rec, 24 Yds, 24.0 Avg
17 Don Zadnik* WR 10 Rec, 179 Yds, 17.9 Avg
18 Bill Carrington WR 1 Rec, 4 Yds, 4.0 Avg
19 Jim Luzinski WR 3 Rec, 62 Yds, 20.7 Avg
20 Rudy Bletscher* OL
21 Jack Keelan* OL
22 Don Martin* OL
23 Gene Meier* OL
24 Ellis Rainsberger* OL
25 Wally Carlson OL
26 Len LeGault OL
27 Jerry Sand OL