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1956 Syracuse Orange Roster

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Record: 7-2, .778 W-L% (15th of 111) ▪ Rank: 8th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ben Schwartzwalder (7-2)

PS/G: 25.6 (11th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 13.0 (44th of 111)
SRS: 12.71 (17th of 111) ▪ SOS: 3.82 (44th of 111)

Bowl Game: Lost Cotton Bowl 28-27 versus Texas Christian

  • 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 Chuck Zimmerman* QB 18 Cmp, 42 Att, 272 Yds, 2 TD
2 Ferd Kuczala QB 3 Cmp, 9 Att, 65 Yds, 1 TD
3 Fred Kuczala QB
4 Jim Brown* RB 158 Att, 986 Yds, 6.2 Avg
5 Al Cann* RB 46 Att, 306 Yds, 6.7 Avg
6 Jim Ridlon* RB 71 Att, 267 Yds, 3.8 Avg
7 Ed Ackley RB 11 Att, 29 Yds, 2.6 Avg
8 Dan Ciervo RB 13 Att, 56 Yds, 4.3 Avg
9 Ed Coffin RB 41 Att, 147 Yds, 3.6 Avg
10 Dean Danigelis RB 6 Att, 55 Yds, 9.2 Avg
11 Dan Fogarty RB 5 Att, 12 Yds, 2.4 Avg
12 Ernie Jackson RB 5 Att, 13 Yds, 2.6 Avg
13 Tom Stephens RB 2 Rec, 21 Yds, 10.5 Avg
14 Nick Baccile* WR 3 Rec, 89 Yds, 29.7 Avg
15 Dick Lasse* WR 5 Rec, 124 Yds, 24.8 Avg
16 Dick Aloise WR 3 Rec, 44 Yds, 14.7 Avg
17 Don Althouse WR
18 Ed Bailey* OL
19 Bill Brown* OL
20 Jerry Cashman* OL
21 Rudy Farmer* OL
22 Chuck Strid* OL
23 Mike Bill OL
24 Gerry Hershey OL
25 Joe Krivak OL