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1956 North Carolina Tar Heels Roster

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Record: 2-7-1, .250 W-L% (93rd of 111)
Conference: ACC  ▪ Conference Record: 2-3-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jim Tatum (2-7-1)

PS/G: 9.9 (100th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 18.3 (72nd of 111)
SRS: -2.19 (68th of 111) ▪ SOS: 5.41 (41st of 111)

  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
  • Read more about our data coverage.

Partial Roster

Rk Player Class Pos Summary
1 Dave Reed* QB 22 Cmp, 54 Att, 313 Yds, 4 TD
2 Doug Farmer QB 4 Cmp, 4 Att, 12 Yds, 0 TD
3 Curtis Hathaway QB 8 Cmp, 31 Att, 96 Yds, 0 TD
4 Ron Marquette QB 5 Cmp, 15 Att, 98 Yds, 0 TD
5 Larry McMullen* RB 33 Att, 126 Yds, 3.8 Avg
6 Ed Sutton* RB 120 Att, 748 Yds, 6.2 Avg
7 Dick Darling RB 1 Rec, -2 Yds, -2.0 Avg
8 Emil DeCantis RB 43 Att, 214 Yds, 5.0 Avg
9 Danny Droze RB 2 Att, 27 Yds, 13.5 Avg
10 Giles Gaca RB 12 Att, 64 Yds, 5.3 Avg
11 Daley Goff RB 21 Att, 45 Yds, 2.1 Avg
12 John Haywood RB 20 Att, 96 Yds, 4.8 Avg
13 Don Lear RB 14 Att, 60 Yds, 4.3 Avg
14 Buddy Sasser RB 8 Att, 31 Yds, 3.9 Avg
15 Jim Varnum RB 16 Att, 61 Yds, 3.8 Avg
16 Buddy Payne* WR 6 Rec, 116 Yds, 19.3 Avg
17 Charles Robinson* WR 3 Rec, 40 Yds, 13.3 Avg
18 Wally Vale* WR 1 Rec, 13 Yds, 13.0 Avg
19 Dick Ellington WR
20 Larry Muschamp WR 3 Rec, 53 Yds, 17.7 Avg
21 Vince Olen WR 4 Rec, 50 Yds, 12.5 Avg
22 Paul Pulley WR 1 Rec, 10 Yds, 10.0 Avg
23 Mac Turlington WR 2 Rec, 67 Yds, 33.5 Avg
24 Phil Blazer* OL
25 Jim Jones* OL
26 Don Kemper* OL
27 Ronnie Koes* OL
28 Stuart Pell* OL
29 Don Redding OL
30 Leo Russavage OL
31 Fred Swearingen OL