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1956 West Virginia Mountaineers Roster

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Record: 6-4, .600 W-L% (42nd of 111)
Conference: Southern  ▪ Conference Record: 5-0 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Art Lewis (6-4)

PS/G: 13.0 (81st of 111) ▪ PA/G: 10.6 (33rd of 111)
SRS: 3.51 (49th of 111) ▪ SOS: 1.11 (57th of 111)


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Mickey Trimarki* QB 33 Cmp, 98 Att, 419 Yds, 1 TD
Bob Connolly QB 1 Cmp, 1 Att, 8 Yds, 0 TD
Dick Longfellow QB 7 Cmp, 18 Att, 113 Yds, 1 TD
Alex Szuch QB 16 Cmp, 35 Att, 315 Yds, 3 TD
Larry Krutko* RB 124 Att, 584 Yds, 4.7 Avg
Sammy Sizemore* RB 33 Att, 115 Yds, 3.5 Avg
Bob Snider* RB 48 Att, 178 Yds, 3.7 Avg
Ralph Anastasio RB 48 Att, 141 Yds, 2.9 Avg
Max Cosper RB 9 Att, 32 Yds, 3.6 Avg
Jim Haught RB 1 Att, 11 Yds, 11.0 Avg
Bill McClure RB 3 Att, 31 Yds, 10.3 Avg
Bill McCrea RB 1 Att, -2 Yds, -2.0 Avg
Paul Mikanik RB 5 Att, 18 Yds, 3.6 Avg
Jack Rabbits RB 50 Att, 244 Yds, 4.9 Avg
Ronnie Santicola RB 1 Att, 6 Yds, 6.0 Avg
Paul Shepherd RB 21 Att, 108 Yds, 5.1 Avg
Noel Whipkey RB 70 Att, 337 Yds, 4.8 Avg
Noel Whipky RB
Joe Kopnisky* WR 19 Rec, 295 Yds, 15.5 Avg
Bruce McClung* WR 8 Rec, 105 Yds, 13.1 Avg
John Bowles WR 5 Rec, 98 Yds, 19.6 Avg
Roger Chancey WR 6 Rec, 71 Yds, 11.8 Avg
Dennis Jones WR 1 Rec, 9 Yds, 9.0 Avg
Chuck Howley* OL
Gene Lathey* OL
Joe Nicely* OL
Jim Pickett* OL
Bill Underdonk* OL
Barry Blake OL
Tom Domen OL
Dick Guesman OL
Paul Sharkady OL