#6 Miami, FL vs West Virginia
November 23, 1956 at Orange Bowl, Miami, FL

Miami, FL
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals541894185103.4
Don Bosseler19790790 4.2
Ed Oliver9311300 3.3
Paul Hefti6200200 3.3
John Bookman5190190 3.8
Sam Scarnecchia7192171 2.4
John Varone29090 4.5
Bill Sandie28080 4.0
Bonnie Yarbrough34130 1.0
William Seibel10000 0.0
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals34836518000.5
Larry Krutko13271260 2.0
Sammy Sizemore63110210 3.5
Bob Snider3110110 3.7
Noel Whipkey38170 2.3
Victor "Jack" Rabbits23030 1.5
Ralph Anastasio13030 3.0
Alex Szuch109-90 -9.0
Mickey Trimarki4017-170 -4.3
Chuck Howley1027-270 -27.0
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals11240139100
Sam Scarnecchia7140990  
Bonnie Yarbrough490401  
John Bookman01000  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals8224121000
Mickey Trimarki6184820  
Alex Szuch240390  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals111371012.5
Phil Bennett2430 21.5
Don Bosseler2240 12.0
Paul Hefti1201 20.0
Jack Johnson1170 17.0
Don Johnson2160 8.0
John Varone2110 5.5
Bob Stewart160 6.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals81210015.1
Joe Kopnisky3640 21.3
Bruce McClung1170 17.0
Roger Chancey1160 16.0
Paul Shepherd2150 7.5
Dennis Jones190 9.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals827434.30
Jack Johnson413734.3 
Ed Oliver27236.0 
Don Bosseler14242.0 
Bonnie Yarbrough12323.0 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals834743.40
Ralph Anastasio520841.6 
Bob Snider29246.0 
Victor "Jack" Rabbits14747.0 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals322024604700
William Seibel213       
Ed Oliver19 125    
John Bookman   121 117 
Mike Hudock      125 
Bob Stewart      16 
John Varone      122 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals23104870000
Bob Snider17 243    
Paul Shepherd124 120    
Victor "Jack" Rabbits   124    
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals185137462270460
Don Bosseler7924   103
Ed Oliver30 259 64
John Bookman19 21 1757
Phil Bennett 43   43
John Varone911  2242
Paul Hefti2020   40
Mike Hudock    2525
Sam Scarnecchia17    17
Jack Johnson 17   17
Don Johnson 16   16
William Seibel0  13 13
Bob Stewart 6  612
Bill Sandie8    8
Bonnie Yarbrough3    3
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals7112187310310
Joe Kopnisky 64   64
Bob Snider11 437 61
Paul Shepherd 152024 59
Victor "Jack" Rabbits3 24  27
Larry Krutko26    26
Sammy Sizemore21    21
Bruce McClung 17   17
Roger Chancey 16   16
Dennis Jones 9   9
Noel Whipkey7    7
Ralph Anastasio3    3
 Miami, FLWest Virginia
First Downs189
 Rushing93
 Passing96
 Penalty00
NET YARDS RUSHING18518
 Rushing Attempts5434
 Average Per Rush3.40.5
 Rushing Touchdowns10
 Yards Gained Rushing18983
 Yards Lost Rushing465
NET YARDS PASSING139121
 Completions-Attempts-Int11-24-08-22-4
 Average Per Attempt5.85.5
 Average Per Completion12.615.1
 Passing Touchdowns10
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS324139
 Total Offense Plays7856
 Average Gain Per Play4.22.5
Fumbles: Number-Lost1-11-0
Penalties: Number-Yards3-354-23
PUNTS-YARDS8-2818-347
 Average Yards Per Punt35.143.4
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD3-22-02-31-0
 Average Per Return7.315.5
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD2-46-04-87-0
 Average Per Return23.021.8
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD4-70-00-0-0
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--
Miami, FL
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000047000
 John Bookman          117  
 Mike Hudock          125  
 Bob Stewart          16  
 John Varone          122  
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 00000000
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Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
1 MIA - Ed Oliver 16 yd FG0-3
2 MIA - Paul Hefti 20 yd TD pass from Bonnie Yarbrough (Kick by Ed Oliver Good)0-10
2 MIA - Safety0-12
4 MIA - Sam Scarnecchia 1 yd rush TD0-18
Attendance: 37,073
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Miami, FL390618
West Virginia00000
Officials: Reid Staton (Field Judge), R.M. Gantt (Head Linesman), C.W. Bowen (Referee), Charles Parkhurst (Umpire)
Miami, FL
PosOffense
LEJack Johnson
LTChuck DeVore
LGBob Cunio
CVester Newcomb
RGThomas Pratt
REDon Johnson
RTCharles Hutchings
QBSam Scarnecchia
FBDon Bosseler
LHJohn Bookman
RHEd Oliver
West Virginia
PosOffense
LEBruce McClung
LTBill Underdonk
LGJoe Nicely
CChuck Howley
RGGene Lathey
REJoe Kopnisky
RTJim Hillen
QBMickey Trimarki
FBLarry Krutko
LHBob Snider
Phil Bennett, William Seibel, Bob Stewart, Joe Plevel, John Varone, Andy Kochifos, Mike Hudock, Bill Vasiloff, Paul Hefti, Don Wallace, Gary Greaves, Phil Geatz, Charles Diamond, Tony DeTroia, Bonnie Yarbrough, Bill Sandie, Gene Reeves, Bill Poole, Jim Moskos, Doug Hildebrandt, Bill Hayes, John Costello, George Ditsious
10-Alex Szuch, 11-Dick Longfellow, 21-Paul Shepherd, 22-Victor "Jack" Rabbits, 24-Ralph Anastasio, 34-Noel Whipkey, 53-Ron Klim, 54-Tom Domen, 55-Barry Blake, 63-Bob Guenther, 72-Paul Sharkady, 74-Jim Pickett, 77-Dick Guesman, 87-Roger Chancey, 89-Dennis Jones