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1956 Texas Christian Horned Frogs Stats

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Record: 8-3, .727 W-L% (26th of 111) ▪ Rank: 14th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC  ▪ Conference Record: 5-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Abe Martin (8-3)

PS/G: 21.0 (29th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 10.0 (26th of 111)
SRS: 15.42 (12th of 111) ▪ SOS: 7.24 (30th of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Cotton Bowl 28-27 versus Syracuse

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 11 6.9 15.2 45.5 113.9 0.9 56.4 241.9 4.3 2.2
Defense 11 3.4 11.0 30.6 50.9 0.5 47.9 192.7 4.0 1.0
Difference +3.5 +4.2 +14.9 +63.0 +0.4 +8.5 +49.2 +0.3 +1.2

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Chuck Curtis 65 134 48.5 1041 7.8 7.1 7 5 123.5
2 Dick Finney 9 23 39.1 158 6.9 -0.3 3 5 96.4
3 Ken Wineburg 2 6 33.3 54 9.0 1.5 0 1 75.6
4 Jim Swink 0 4 0.0 0 0.0 -11.3 0 1 -50.0

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Jim Swink 169 706 4.2 5 23 450 19.6 2 192 1156 6.0 7
2 Buddy Dike 129 712 5.5 6 1 10 10.0 0 130 722 5.6 6
3 Ken Wineburg 90 615 6.8 6 12 144 12.0 1 102 759 7.4 7
4 Vernon Hallbeck 49 164 3.3 1 49 164 3.3 1
5 Chuck Curtis 48 12 0.3 5 48 12 0.3 5
6 Jim Shofner 44 129 2.9 0 7 121 17.3 1 51 250 4.9 1
7 Dick Finney 29 68 2.3 0 29 68 2.3 0
8 Virgil Miller 28 167 6.0 1 4 79 19.8 1 32 246 7.7 2
9 Henry Crowsey 18 37 2.1 0 18 37 2.1 0
10 Carlos Vacek 14 47 3.4 0 1 28 28.0 0 15 75 5.0 0
11 O'Day Williams 2 4 2.0 0 14 226 16.1 2 16 230 14.4 2
12 John Nikkel 10 153 15.3 1 10 153 15.3 1
13 John Sanford 2 28 14.0 1 2 28 14.0 1
14 Harold Pollard 1 10 10.0 1 1 10 10.0 1
15 Chico Mendoza 1 6 6.0 0 1 6 6.0 0