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1956 Minnesota Golden Gophers Stats

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Record: 6-1-2, .778 W-L% (15th of 111) ▪ Rank: 12th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Murray Warmath (6-1-2)

PS/G: 14.1 (72nd of 111) ▪ PA/G: 9.7 (21st of 111)
SRS: 19.07 (7th of 111) ▪ SOS: 13.07 (1st of 111)

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 9 4.2 10.3 40.9 50.8 0.6 57.7 223.2 3.9
Defense 9 5.2 11.3 46.1 72.3 0.2 52.7 200.1 3.8
Difference -1.0 -1.0 -5.2 -21.5 +0.4 +5.0 +23.1 +0.1 0.0

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Bob Cox 18 53 34.0 240 4.5 -0.3 3 7 64.3
2 Dick Larson 17 36 47.2 184 5.1 2.5 2 3 91.8
3 Pinky McNamara 1 2 50.0 12 6.0 6.0 0 0 100.4
4 Bob Soltis 1 1 100.0 16 16.0 16.0 0 0 234.4
5 Dave Lindblom 1 1 100.0 5 5.0 5.0 0 0 142.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Bob Cox 130 553 4.3 130 553 4.3 0
2 Dick Larson 68 148 2.2 68 148 2.2 0
3 Bob Schultz 62 290 4.7 7 86 12.3 1 69 376 5.4 1
4 Ken Bombardier 48 213 4.4 2 11 5.5 0 50 224 4.5 0
5 Richard Borstad 47 199 4.2 1 19 19.0 0 48 218 4.5 0
6 Rhody Tuszka 45 156 3.5 45 156 3.5 0
7 Bob Blakley 42 191 4.5 42 191 4.5 0
8 Dave Lindblom 33 91 2.8 12 156 13.0 2 45 247 5.5 2
9 Pinky McNamara 24 80 3.3 5 46 9.2 0 29 126 4.3 0
10 William Chorske 6 23 3.8 2 12 6.0 0 8 35 4.4 0
11 Bob Soltis 5 31 6.2 1 2 2.0 0 6 33 5.5 0
12 Norman Anderson 5 26 5.2 5 26 5.2 0
13 Jim Reese 4 8 2.0 4 8 2.0 0
14 Bob Schmidt 2 39 19.5 0 2 39 19.5 0
15 Jon Jelacic 2 28 14.0 1 2 28 14.0 1
16 Perry Gehring 1 19 19.0 0 1 19 19.0 0
17 Ken Schultz 1 19 19.0 0 1 19 19.0 0
18 Tom Juhl 1 17 17.0 0 1 17 17.0 0
19 Dick Fairchild 1 3 3.0 1 1 3 3.0 1