Syracuse vs #20 West Virginia
October 13, 1956 at Archbold Stadium, Syracuse, NY

Syracuse
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals6836234328404.8
Jim Brown2216501652 7.5
Alan Cann9620620 6.9
James Ridlon12614570 4.8
Edward Coffin9350351 3.9
Edward Ackley39090 3.0
Ferdinand Kuczala38081 2.7
Daniel Ciervo27070 3.5
Thomas Stephens17070 7.0
Donald Althouse12020 2.0
Ernest Jackson106-60 -6.0
Charles Zimmerman5624-180 -3.6
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals26921280203.1
Larry Krutko9361351 3.9
Paul Shepherd4190190 4.8
Bob Snider6171161 2.7
Noel Whipkey1100100 10.0
Sammy Sizemore14040 4.0
Alex Szuch13030 3.0
Ralph Anastasio22200 0.0
Mickey Trimarki218-70 -3.5
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals36050000
Ferdinand Kuczala110370  
Charles Zimmerman250130  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals9223134100
Mickey Trimarki8202790  
Alex Szuch121551  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals3500016.7
Nicholas Baccile1370 37.0
Jim Brown2130 6.5
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals91511016.8
John Bowles1551 55.0
Ralph Anastasio4320 8.0
Joe Kopnisky3320 10.7
Roger Chancey1320 32.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals521543.00
Donald Althouse416040.0 
James Ridlon15555.0 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals313444.70
Bob Snider313444.7 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals234047703140
James Ridlon121 229 214 
Edward Ackley113       
Jim Brown   248 10 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals48205900000
Ralph Anastasio229       
Victor "Jack" Rabbits113       
Paul Shepherd140       
Bob Snider   234    
Roger Chancey   116    
Mickey Trimarki   111    
Sammy Sizemore   129    
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals35250773414527
Jim Brown1651348 0226
James Ridlon57 292114121
Alan Cann62    62
Nicholas Baccile 37   37
Edward Coffin35    35
Edward Ackley9  13 22
Ferdinand Kuczala8    8
Thomas Stephens7    7
Daniel Ciervo7    7
Donald Althouse2    2
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals8015190820403
Ralph Anastasio032 29 61
Paul Shepherd19  40 59
John Bowles 55   55
Bob Snider16 34  50
Roger Chancey 3216  48
Larry Krutko35    35
Sammy Sizemore4 29  33
Joe Kopnisky 32   32
Victor "Jack" Rabbits   13 13
Noel Whipkey10    10
Mickey Trimarki-7 11  4
Alex Szuch3    3
 SyracuseWest Virginia
First Downs2012
 Rushing184
 Passing27
 Penalty01
NET YARDS RUSHING32880
 Rushing Attempts6826
 Average Per Rush4.83.1
 Rushing Touchdowns42
 Yards Gained Rushing36292
 Yards Lost Rushing3412
NET YARDS PASSING50134
 Completions-Attempts-Int3-6-09-22-3
 Average Per Attempt8.36.1
 Average Per Completion16.714.9
 Passing Touchdowns01
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS378214
 Total Offense Plays7448
 Average Gain Per Play5.14.5
Fumbles: Number-Lost5-22-2
Penalties: Number-Yards6-465-25
PUNTS-YARDS4-1603-124
 Average Yards Per Punt40.041.3
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD2-34-04-82-0
 Average Per Return17.020.5
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD4-77-05-90-0
 Average Per Return19.318.0
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD3-14-00-0-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yards-TD0-0-00-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards  
Possession Time  
Third Down Conversions of of
Fourth Down Conversions of of
Red Zone Scores-Chances--
Sacks By: Number-Yards--
Syracuse
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000031400
 Jim Brown          10  
 James Ridlon          214  
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 00000000
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Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
1 SU - Jim Brown 18 yd rush TD0-6
1 WVU - John Bowles 55 yd TD pass from Alex Szuch6-6
1 SU - Ferdinand Kuczala 5 yd rush TD (Kick by Jim Brown Good)6-13
2 WVU - Larry Krutko 2 yd rush TD (Kick by Bob Snider Good)13-13
4 SU - Jim Brown 3 yd rush TD (Kick by Jim Brown Good)13-20
4 SU - Edward Coffin 1 yd rush TD (Kick by Jim Brown Good)13-27
4 WVU - Bob Snider 3 yd rush TD (Kick by Bob Snider Good)20-27
Attendance: 24,645
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Syracuse13001427
West Virginia670720
Officials: Fred Wallace (Field Judge), Carl Mellinger (Head Linesman), David H. Buchanan (Referee), John Kostecki (Umpire)
Temperature: 65
Syracuse
PosOffense
LEDonald Althouse
LTCharles Strid
LGRalph Farmer
CWilliam Brown
RERichard Lasse
RGEdward Bailey
RTJerome Cashman
QBCharles Zimmerman
FBEdward Coffin
RHJames Ridlon
LHJim Brown
West Virginia
PosOffense
LERoger Chancey
LTJim Pickett
LGJoe Nicely
CChuck Howley
REJoe Kopnisky
RGBob Guenther
RTBill Underdonk
QBMickey Trimarki
FBLarry Krutko
LHBob Snider
RHPaul Shepherd
Joseph Krivak, Nicholas Baccile, George Stock, Glenn Preising, Daniel Ciervo, Thomas Stephens, Ronald Luciano, Gerald Hershey, Daniel Fogarty, Alexander Benecick, Ted Warholak, Alan Cann, Edward Ackley, Ferdinand Kuczala, Michael Bill, Ernest Jackson
10-Alex Szuch, 22-Victor "Jack" Rabbits, 24-Ralph Anastasio, 34-Noel Whipkey, 41-Sammy Sizemore, 54-Tom Domen, 55-Barry Blake, 60-Bill Ford, 64-Gene Lathey, 65-Jerry Urda, 72-Paul Sharkady, 77-Dick Guesman, 83-John Bowles, 85-Bruce McClung