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1956 Purdue Boilermakers Roster

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Record: 3-4-2, .444 W-L% (59th of 111)
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jack Mollenkopf (3-4-2)

PS/G: 15.4 (62nd of 111) ▪ PA/G: 13.6 (47th of 111)
SRS: 9.52 (28th of 111) ▪ SOS: 8.74 (14th 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 Len Dawson* QB 69 Cmp, 130 Att, 856 Yds, 7 TD
2 Ted Krzeczowski QB 11 Cmp, 30 Att, 92 Yds, 1 TD
3 Bob Spoo QB 4 Cmp, 9 Att, 37 Yds, 0 TD
4 Erich Barnes* RB 52 Att, 217 Yds, 4.2 Avg
5 Melvin Dillard* RB 193 Att, 873 Yds, 4.5 Avg
6 Tom Fletcher* RB 89 Att, 398 Yds, 4.5 Avg
7 Tom Barnett RB 5 Att, 9 Yds, 1.8 Avg
8 John Brideweser RB 9 Att, 27 Yds, 3.0 Avg
9 Stan Eaton RB 16 Att, 53 Yds, 3.3 Avg
10 Bernard Haag RB 2 Att, 10 Yds, 5.0 Avg
11 Bill Jennings RB 14 Att, 39 Yds, 2.8 Avg
12 Bob Leonard RB 1 Att, 1 Yds, 1.0 Avg
13 Kenneth Mikes RB 24 Att, 90 Yds, 3.8 Avg
14 Bob Khoenle* WR 9 Rec, 114 Yds, 12.7 Avg
15 Lamar Lundy* WR 15 Rec, 248 Yds, 16.5 Avg
16 Steve Chernicky WR 1 Rec, 18 Yds, 18.0 Avg
17 John Crowl WR 2 Rec, 25 Yds, 12.5 Avg
18 Al Espinda WR 2 Rec, 17 Yds, 8.5 Avg
19 Tom Franckhauser WR 5 Rec, 83 Yds, 16.6 Avg
20 Bob Clasey* OL
21 Wayne Farmer* OL
22 Neil Habig* OL
23 Nick Mumley* OL
24 Jim Shea* OL
25 John Jardine OL
26 Dominic Picco OL
27 Ron Sabal OL
28 Dale Snelling OL
29 Ed Voytek OL