Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  >  > Roster

1956 Rice Owls Roster

Previous Year ▪ Next Year

Record: 4-6, .400 W-L% (65th of 111)
Conference: SWC  ▪ Conference Record: 1-5 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jess Neely (4-6)

PS/G: 16.0 (57th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 16.9 (65th of 111)
SRS: 6.54 (40th of 111) ▪ SOS: 7.84 (24th 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 King Hill* QB 47 Cmp, 85 Att, 669 Yds, 3 TD
2 Frank Ryan QB 60 Cmp, 109 Att, 704 Yds, 4 TD
3 Raymond Chilton* RB 92 Att, 405 Yds, 4.4 Avg
4 Jerry Hall* RB 7 Att, 28 Yds, 4.0 Avg
5 Bobby Williams* RB 57 Att, 201 Yds, 3.5 Avg
6 G.F. Alsbrook RB 35 Att, 213 Yds, 6.1 Avg
7 Pat Bailey RB 13 Att, 95 Yds, 7.3 Avg
8 Howard Hoelscher RB 30 Att, 210 Yds, 7.0 Avg
9 David Kelley RB 15 Att, 91 Yds, 6.1 Avg
10 Dan Shuford RB 33 Att, 140 Yds, 4.2 Avg
11 Jack Throckmorton RB 6 Att, 33 Yds, 5.5 Avg
12 Kenneth Williams RB 41 Att, 223 Yds, 5.4 Avg
13 Paul Zipperlen RB 7 Att, 40 Yds, 5.7 Avg
14 James Briggs* WR 4 Rec, 54 Yds, 13.5 Avg
15 Buddy Dial* WR 21 Rec, 357 Yds, 17.0 Avg
16 Twyman Ash WR 5 Rec, 55 Yds, 11.0 Avg
17 Lanny Fife WR 1 Rec, 24 Yds, 24.0 Avg
18 Donald Gee WR 1 Rec, 12 Yds, 12.0 Avg
19 John Held WR 11 Rec, 119 Yds, 10.8 Avg
20 Gene Jones WR 2 Rec, 24 Yds, 12.0 Avg
21 David Mantor WR 2 Rec, 17 Yds, 8.5 Avg
22 Don Gillis* OL
23 Matt Gorges* OL
24 Charley Thompson* OL
25 Orville Trask* OL
26 Larry Whitmore* OL
27 Cliff McCraw OL
28 J.D. Smith OL