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1956 Wisconsin Badgers Roster

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Record: 1-5-3, .278 W-L% (92nd of 111)
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Milt Bruhn (1-5-3)

PS/G: 10.3 (98th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 14.3 (51st of 111)
SRS: 5.29 (44th of 111) ▪ SOS: 10.29 (9th of 111)

  • 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 Sidney Williams* QB 10 Cmp, 19 Att, 216 Yds, 0 TD
2 Gil Blackmun QB 9 Cmp, 23 Att, 57 Yds, 0 TD
3 Ron Carlson QB 6 Cmp, 18 Att, 66 Yds, 1 TD
4 Richard Simonson QB 16 Cmp, 38 Att, 219 Yds, 2 TD
5 Pat Levenhagen* RB 38 Att, 137 Yds, 3.6 Avg
6 Danny Lewis* RB 100 Att, 554 Yds, 5.5 Avg
7 Billy Lowe* RB 61 Att, 216 Yds, 3.5 Avg
8 Glenn Bestor RB 31 Att, 98 Yds, 3.2 Avg
9 John Bridgeman RB 75 Att, 337 Yds, 4.5 Avg
10 Earl Hagberg RB 15 Att, 26 Yds, 1.7 Avg
11 Kenneth Hofer RB 10 Att, 71 Yds, 7.1 Avg
12 Dick Kolian RB 13 Att, 51 Yds, 3.9 Avg
13 Eugene Melvin RB 16 Att, 107 Yds, 6.7 Avg
14 Dave Howard* WR 16 Rec, 247 Yds, 15.4 Avg
15 Dave Kocourek* WR 6 Rec, 49 Yds, 8.2 Avg
16 Early Hill Jr. WR 2 Rec, 25 Yds, 12.5 Avg
17 Jim Reinke WR 2 Rec, 16 Yds, 8.0 Avg
18 Steve Ambrose* OL
19 Art Bloedorn* OL
20 Martin Booher* OL
21 Bill Gehler* OL
22 Jim Heineke* OL
23 Jerry Cvengros OL
24 Martin Morris OL
25 Dick Teteak OL