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1956 Northwestern Wildcats Roster

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Record: 4-4-1, .500 W-L% (53rd of 111)
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 3-3-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ara Parseghian (4-4-1)

PS/G: 11.9 (89th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 12.4 (42nd of 111)
SRS: 8.57 (32nd of 111) ▪ SOS: 8.24 (18th 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 Dale Pienta* QB 14 Cmp, 43 Att, 178 Yds
2 Jack Ellis QB 19 Cmp, 44 Att, 248 Yds
3 Willmer Fowler* RB 63 Att, 304 Yds, 4.8 Avg
4 Bob McKeiver* RB 115 Att, 592 Yds, 5.1 Avg
5 Edward Quinn* RB 94 Att, 358 Yds, 3.8 Avg
6 George Gondek RB 1 Att, 3 Yds, 3.0 Avg
7 Charles Jerasa RB 52 Att, 181 Yds, 3.5 Avg
8 Frank Jeske RB 7 Att, 19 Yds, 2.7 Avg
9 Sam Johnson RB 6 Att, 31 Yds, 5.2 Avg
10 James Thompson RB 12 Att, 46 Yds, 3.8 Avg
11 Larry Van Dusen RB 7 Att, 25 Yds, 3.6 Avg
12 Ben Napolski* WR 8 Rec, 83 Yds, 10.4 Avg
13 Clifford Peart* WR 6 Rec, 99 Yds, 16.5 Avg
14 Dick Moser WR 2 Rec, 19 Yds, 9.5 Avg
15 Andy Cvercko* OL
16 John Lohbauer* OL
17 Ted Ringer* OL
18 John Smith* OL
19 Al Viola* OL
20 Al Weyhrich OL
21 Tom Williams OL