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1956 Nebraska Cornhuskers Roster

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Record: 4-6, .400 W-L% (65th of 111)
Conference: Big 7 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Pete Elliott (4-6)

PS/G: 12.5 (83rd of 111) ▪ PA/G: 20.6 (81st of 111)
SRS: -1.79 (66th of 111) ▪ SOS: 3.41 (46th 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 George Harshman* QB 2 Cmp, 11 Att, 20 Yds, 0 TD
2 Gordon Englert QB 8 Cmp, 17 Att, 73 Yds, 1 TD
3 Roy Stinnett QB 12 Cmp, 22 Att, 171 Yds, 1 TD
4 Jerry Brown* RB 129 Att, 690 Yds, 5.3 Avg
5 Frank Nappi* RB 61 Att, 75 Yds, 1.2 Avg
6 Larry Naviaux* RB 73 Att, 403 Yds, 5.5 Avg
7 Bennie Dillard RB 2 Att, 4 Yds, 2.0 Avg
8 William Dean Flock RB 3 Att, 12 Yds, 4.0 Avg
9 Leo George RB 32 Att, 109 Yds, 3.4 Avg
10 William Greenlaw RB 43 Att, 151 Yds, 3.5 Avg
11 Willie Greenlaw RB
12 Gene Haman RB 1 Att, 1 Yds, 1.0 Avg
13 William Hawkins RB 42 Att, 254 Yds, 6.0 Avg
14 Richard Lehr RB 1 Att, 5 Yds, 5.0 Avg
15 Dick McCashland RB 16 Att, 61 Yds, 3.8 Avg
16 Darrel Pinkston RB 6 Att, -3 Yds, -0.5 Avg
17 Douglas Thomas RB 18 Att, 61 Yds, 3.4 Avg
18 Marlin Hilding* WR 7 Rec, 84 Yds, 12.0 Avg
19 Michael Lee* WR 3 Rec, 28 Yds, 9.3 Avg
20 Clarence Cook WR 5 Rec, 88 Yds, 17.6 Avg
21 William Edwards WR 1 Rec, 44 Yds, 44.0 Avg
22 Stuart Howerter WR 1 Rec, 11 Yds, 11.0 Avg
23 Dick Prusia WR
24 Gene Sandage WR
25 Bob Berguin* OL
26 Don Kampe* OL
27 Jim Murphy* OL
28 LaVerne Torczon* OL
29 Jerry Wheeler* OL
30 Jack Fleming OL
31 Max Kitzelman OL
32 Art Klein OL
33 Jerry Petersen OL
34 Don Rhoda OL