Furman vs West Virginia
November 17, 1956 at Old Mountaineer Field, Morgantown, WV

Furman
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals471375978001.7
Jimmy Grant17593560 3.3
Jackie Powers93511240 2.7
Charles Lindner6196130 2.2
James Jennings6176110 1.8
Ed Hanson26060 3.0
Billy Baker7133-320 -4.6
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals4115323130003.2
Victor "Jack" Rabbits7371360 5.1
Bob Snider4242220 5.5
Larry Krutko10232210 2.1
Sammy Sizemore8265210 2.6
Noel Whipkey4160160 4.0
Ralph Anastasio3120120 4.0
Alex Szuch13030 3.0
Dick Longfellow41213-10 -0.3
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals817287000
Billy Baker8172870  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals6181911400
Dick Longfellow513079140 
Alex Szuch151120  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals8870010.9
John Edge2360 18.0
Mack Edwards2300 15.0
Jackie Powers2140 7.0
Woody Stewart160 6.0
Bobby Jennings110 1.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals69114015.2
Sammy Sizemore24914024.5
Roger Chancey2210 10.5
Joe Kopnisky1120 12.0
John Bowles190 9.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals1034134.10
James Jennings620734.5 
Jackie Powers413433.5 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals621836.30
Victor "Jack" Rabbits414636.5 
Bob Snider14040.0 
Ralph Anastasio13232.0 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals338021901110
James Jennings112 219    
Jackie Powers123       
Charles Lindner13       
John Edge      111 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals588011202170
Victor "Jack" Rabbits359       
Ralph Anastasio112       
Sammy Sizemore117       
Joe Kopnisky   112    
Larry Krutko      12 
Dick Longfellow      115 
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals11087193811265
Jackie Powers2414 23 61
Jimmy Grant56    56
John Edge 36  1147
James Jennings11 1912 42
Mack Edwards 30   30
Charles Lindner13  3 16
Woody Stewart 6   6
Ed Hanson6    6
Bobby Jennings 1   1
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals13091128817338
Victor "Jack" Rabbits36  59 95
Sammy Sizemore2149 17 87
Ralph Anastasio12  12 24
Joe Kopnisky 1212  24
Larry Krutko21   223
Bob Snider22    22
Roger Chancey 21   21
Noel Whipkey16    16
Dick Longfellow-1   1514
John Bowles 9   9
Alex Szuch3    3
 West VirginiaFurman
First Downs109
 Rushing56
 Passing53
 Penalty00
NET YARDS RUSHING13078
 Rushing Attempts4147
 Average Per Rush3.21.7
 Rushing Touchdowns00
 Yards Gained Rushing153137
 Yards Lost Rushing2359
NET YARDS PASSING9187
 Completions-Attempts-Int6-18-18-18-2
 Average Per Attempt5.14.8
 Average Per Completion15.210.9
 Passing Touchdowns10
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS221165
 Total Offense Plays5965
 Average Gain Per Play3.72.5
Fumbles: Number-Lost6-43-1
Penalties: Number-Yards2-202-30
PUNTS-YARDS6-21810-341
 Average Yards Per Punt36.334.1
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD5-88-03-38-0
 Average Per Return17.612.7
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD1-12-02-19-0
 Average Per Return12.09.5
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD2-17-01-11-0
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--
Furman
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000011100
John Edge          111  
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000021700
49Larry Krutko          12  
11Dick Longfellow          115  
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
2 WVU - Sammy Sizemore 40 yd TD pass from Dick Longfellow (Kick by Bob Snider Good)0-7
Attendance: 15,000
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Furman00000
West Virginia07007
Officials: Cliff Montgomery (Field Judge), Ed Clary (Head Linesman), O.J. Mitchell (Referee), Robert Littrell (Umpire)
Furman
PosOffense
LEJohn Edge
LTWalter Eaves
LGHinton Davis
CBobby Jennings
RETom Avery
RGGeorge Harrison
RTDon Markofski
QBBilly Baker
FBJimmy Grant
RHJames Jennings
LHJackie Powers
West Virginia
PosOffense
LEBruce McClung
LTBill Underdonk
LGJoe Nicely
CChuck Howley
RGGene Lathey
REJoe Kopnisky
RTJim Hillen
QBAlex Szuch
FBLarry Krutko
RHSammy Sizemore
LHVictor "Jack" Rabbits
Mack Edwards, Ed Hanson, Pete Cox, Dick Shaw, Charles Lindner, Roy Nickles, Marvin Starr, Woody Stewart, George Eliades, Homer Brinson, Jim Boroff, Ronnie Brown, David Hill, Mike Shill, Hickey Horton
11-Dick Longfellow, 24-Ralph Anastasio, 26-Bob Snider, 34-Noel Whipkey, 54-Tom Domen, 55-Barry Blake, 63-Bob Guenther, 72-Paul Sharkady, 74-Jim Pickett, 79-Ed Sommer, 83-John Bowles, 87-Roger Chancey