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1958 West Virginia Mountaineers Roster

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Record: 4-5-1, .450 W-L% (61st of 112)
Conference: Southern (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Art Lewis (4-5-1)

PS/G: 26.8 (7th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 20.0 (94th of 112)
SRS: 3.24 (50th of 112) ▪ SOS: 0.64 (60th of 112)

  • 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 Dick Longfellow* QB 79 Cmp, 156 Att, 948 Yds, 6 TD
2 Bob Connolly QB
3 Carmen Pomponio QB 3 Cmp, 4 Att, 48 Yds, 1 TD
4 Chuck Simpson QB 5 Cmp, 16 Att, 102 Yds, 1 TD
5 Danny Williams QB 20 Cmp, 38 Att, 344 Yds, 1 TD
6 Ray Peterson* RB 81 Att, 333 Yds, 4.1 Avg
7 Mel Reight* RB 77 Att, 285 Yds, 3.7 Avg
8 Noel Whipkey* RB 39 Att, 140 Yds, 3.6 Avg
9 Bob Benke RB 48 Att, 190 Yds, 4.0 Avg
10 Harry Criss RB 5 Att, 4 Yds, 0.8 Avg
11 Sam Day RB
12 John Marra RB 20 Att, 70 Yds, 3.5 Avg
13 Bill McClure RB 24 Att, 55 Yds, 2.3 Avg
14 Dave Rider RB 35 Att, 123 Yds, 3.5 Avg
15 Glen Shamblin RB 24 Att, 69 Yds, 2.9 Avg
16 Terry Fairbanks* WR 16 Rec, 331 Yds, 20.7 Avg
17 Bruce McClung* WR 4 Rec, 68 Yds, 17.0 Avg
18 Ben McComb WR 6 Rec, 44 Yds, 7.3 Avg
19 Phil Messinger WR 3 Rec, 30 Yds, 10.0 Avg
20 Tony Tallarico WR 6 Rec, 83 Yds, 13.8 Avg
21 Carl Dannenberg* OL
22 Dick Guesman* OL
23 Ed Sommer* OL
24 Pete Tolley* OL
25 Joe Wirth* OL
26 Chuck Billak OL
27 James Hillen OL
28 Bob Lively OL
29 Bill Lopasky OL
30 J.D. Miller OL
31 Bill Trozzo OL