#18 Penn State vs West Virginia
October 27, 1956 at Beaver Field, University Park, PA

Penn State
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals6530983011524.6
Billy Kane2013331301526.5
Ray Alberigi18805750 4.2
John McEachern1400400 40.0
Ben Williams5150150 3.0
Bruce Gilmore5110110 2.2
Babe Caprara6100100 1.7
Milt Plum59090 1.8
Andy Moconyi48080 2.0
Al Jacks13030 3.0
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals432020202104.7
Larry Krutko2012001201 6.0
Ralph Anastasio5270270 5.4
Victor "Jack" Rabbits2210210 10.5
Mickey Trimarki7120120 1.7
Noel Whipkey3110110 3.7
Paul Shepherd37070 2.3
Bob Snider34040 1.3
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals7101140100
Milt Plum361791  
Ray Alberigi220380  
Billy Kane110160  
Al Jacks11070  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals218334000
Mickey Trimarki2163340  
Alex Szuch02000  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals71401020.0
Billy Kane2590 29.5
Les Walters3581 19.3
Paul North1160 16.0
Doug Mechling170 7.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals2340017.0
Bruce McClung1240 24.0
Joe Kopnisky1100 10.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals515531.00
Milt Plum415538.8 
TEAM100.0 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals727539.30
Ralph Anastasio310434.7 
Bob Snider27336.5 
Chuck Howley15151.0 
Victor "Jack" Rabbits14747.0 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals445011603340
Bruce Gilmore217       
Andy Moconyi115 116    
Billy Kane113       
Milt Plum      334 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals43103480100
Ralph Anastasio14       
Joe Kopnisky10       
Bill McClure112       
Victor "Jack" Rabbits115       
Bob Snider   348    
Mickey Trimarki      10 
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals301140164534536
Billy Kane13059 13 202
Ray Alberigi75    75
Les Walters 58   58
Milt Plum9   3443
John McEachern40    40
Andy Moconyi8 1615 39
Bruce Gilmore11  17 28
Paul North 16   16
Ben Williams15    15
Babe Caprara10    10
Doug Mechling 7   7
Al Jacks3    3
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals2023448310315
Larry Krutko120    120
Bob Snider4 48  52
Victor "Jack" Rabbits21  15 36
Ralph Anastasio27  4 31
Bruce McClung 24   24
Bill McClure   12 12
Mickey Trimarki12   012
Noel Whipkey11    11
Joe Kopnisky 10 0 10
Paul Shepherd7    7
 Penn StateWest Virginia
First Downs1513
 Rushing1010
 Passing52
 Penalty01
NET YARDS RUSHING301202
 Rushing Attempts6543
 Average Per Rush4.64.7
 Rushing Touchdowns11
 Yards Gained Rushing309202
 Yards Lost Rushing80
NET YARDS PASSING14034
 Completions-Attempts-Int7-10-12-18-3
 Average Per Attempt14.01.9
 Average Per Completion20.017.0
 Passing Touchdowns10
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS441236
 Total Offense Plays7561
 Average Gain Per Play5.93.9
Fumbles: Number-Lost3-11-1
Penalties: Number-Yards3-455-44
PUNTS-YARDS5-1557-275
 Average Yards Per Punt31.039.3
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD4-45-04-31-0
 Average Per Return11.37.8
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD1-16-03-48-0
 Average Per Return16.016.0
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD3-34-01-0-0
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--
Penn State
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000033400
 Milt Plum          334  
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 00001000
15Mickey Trimarki          10  
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
1 PSU - Billy Kane 52 yd rush TD (Kick by Milt Plum Good)0-7
1 PSU - Safety0-9
2 PSU - Les Walters 39 yd TD pass from Milt Plum (Kick by Milt Plum Good)0-16
3 WVU - Larry Krutko 2 yd rush TD6-16
Attendance: 27,814
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Penn State970016
West Virginia00606
Officials: Joseph Zivic (Field Judge), Dave Fawcett (Head Linesman), Albert Wildman (Referee), Irwin Weiss (Umpire)
Penn State
PosOffense
LELes Walters
LTWalt Mazur
LGSam Valentine
CDan Radakovich
RGRichard DeLuca
RERomeo Pannozzo
RTJack Calderone
QBMilt Plum
FBBabe Caprara
LHRay Alberigi
RHBilly Kane
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
Clint Law, Andy Moconyi, Al Jacks, Rich McMillen, John Arnst, Bruce Gilmore, Paul North, Jack Farls, Doug Mechling, Joe Sabol, John McEachern, Charles Ruslavage, William Wehmer, Ben Williams
10-Alex Szuch, 22-Victor "Jack" Rabbits, 24-Ralph Anastasio, 34-Noel Whipkey, 44-Bill McClure, 54-Tom Domen, 55-Barry Blake, 64-Gene Lathey, 72-Paul Sharkady, 77-Dick Guesman, 78-Steve Edwards, 83-John Bowles, 85-Bruce McClung