1956

H/A/NGamesWinsLosses%
All Games1064.600
Home541.800
Away523.400
DateRankOpponentOpp. RankConf.SiteLocationH/AOTsWVUOppW/LAttendance
Sep 22 Pitt10Old Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WVH 1314L34,800
Sep 29 Richmond *Old Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WVH 306W17,000
Oct 6 Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TXA 76W30,000
Oct 1320Syracuse Archbold StadiumSyracuse, NYA 2027L24,645
Oct 20 William & Mary *Cary FieldWilliamsburg, VAA 2013W10,000
Oct 27 Penn State18Beaver FieldUniversity Park, PAA 616L27,814
Nov 3 George Washington14*Old Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WVH 140W22,000
Nov 10 VMI *Old Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WVH 136W12,000
Nov 17 Furman *Old Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WVH 70W15,000
Nov 23 Miami, FL6Orange BowlMiami, FLA 018L37,073
RushingGPNo.RgLossNetTDLongAvg./g
Totals1048720492581791150179.1
Larry Krutko912459395844 64.9
Noel Whipkey106934473374 33.7
Victor "Jack" Rabbits104924842441 24.4
Bob Snider104818351782 17.8
Ralph Anastasio1048159181410 14.1
Sammy Sizemore933143281150 12.8
Paul Shepherd82110801080 13.5
Max Cosper29342320 16.0
Bill McClure23310310 15.5
Mickey Trimarki8397853253 3.1
Paul "Whitey" Mikanik15180180 18.0
Jim Haught11110110 11.0
Bob Connolly126060 6.0
Ronnie Santicola116060 6.0
Bill McCrea1102-20 -2.0
Dick Longfellow581622-60 -1.2
Alex Szuch9257181-101 -1.1
Chuck Howley101027-270 -2.7
PassingGPCompAttIntYdsTDLongSackedAvg./g
Totals105815419847540084.7
Mickey Trimarki83398164191  52.4
Alex Szuch9163533153  35.0
Dick Longfellow57180113140 22.6
Bob Connolly111080  8.0
Paul Shepherd801000  0.0
Bill McClure2110-80  -4.0
ReceivingGPNo.YdsAvg.TDLongAvg./G
Totals105886414.954086.4
Joe Kopnisky101827115.11 27.1
Bruce McClung10912914.31 12.9
Sammy Sizemore9511523.014012.8
Ralph Anastasio10810913.60 10.9
John Bowles859819.61 12.3
Roger Chancey1068814.70 8.8
Paul Shepherd84225.51 2.8
Bob Snider1011717.00 1.7
Dennis Jones5199.00 1.8
Larry Krutko9166.00 0.7
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals374400265220111520
Victor "Jack" Rabbits12177 124    
Ralph Anastasio974 120 10 
Paul Shepherd581 120    
Sammy Sizemore458 3125 243 
Bob Snider315 12231 248 
Joe Kopnisky218 112    
Ronnie Santicola15       
Bill McClure112       
Mickey Trimarki   211 444 
Paul "Whitey" Mikanik   126    
Chuck Howley   10    
Noel Whipkey   113    
Roger Chancey   116    
Jim Haught   124    
Dick Longfellow      115 
Larry Krutko      12 
#NamePosHtWtClassLetterCaptainHometown
10Alex SzuchQB5' 10"170Sr* Logan, WV
11Dick LongfellowQB5' 9"175So  Spencer, WV
12Bob ConnollyQB6' 0"185So  Pittsburgh, PA
15Mickey TrimarkiQB6' 1"195Jr* Burgettstown, PA
21Paul ShepherdHB5' 11"168Sr* St. Marys, WV
22Victor "Jack" RabbitsHB5' 9"162Sr* Jeannette, PA
24Ralph AnastasioHB5' 11"165Jr* Follansbee, WV
25Paul "Whitey" MikanikHB5' 9"190Jr  Follansbee, WV
26Bob SniderHB5' 11"185Sr* Elizabeth, WV
33Max CosperFB5' 9"195Sr  St. Marys, WV
34Noel WhipkeyFB5' 10"200So* Charleston, WV
35Bill McCreaFB6' 1"190So  Darlington, PA
41Sammy SizemoreHB5' 10"170So* Princeton, WV
42Jim HaughtHB6' 2"180So  Carmichaels, PA
43Ronnie SanticolaHB5' 11"180Jr  Oakmont, PA
44Bill McClureHB6' 0"180So  Charleston, WV
45Terry FairbanksE6' 1"200So  Parsons, WV
49Larry KrutkoFB6' 1"210Jr* Carmichaels, PA
52Harry McFeaterC5' 11"190Jr  Swissvale, PA
53Ron KlimC6' 1"220Sr  Carnegie, PA
54Tom DomenC5' 11"205Jr* Fredericktown, PA
55Barry BlakeG6' 1"215Sr* Mt. Hope, WV
56Chuck BillakC5' 11"190So  Ronco, PA
60Bill FordG5' 11"202So  Centerville, PA
61Joe NicelyG6' 1"220Jr* Rupert, WV
63Bob GuentherG6' 0"195Jr* Clairton, PA
64Gene LatheyG5' 10"192Sr* Dunbar, WV
65Jerry UrdaG6' 0"215Sr  Carmichaels, PA
66Chuck HowleyG6' 2"220Jr* Wheeling, WV
72Paul SharkadyT6' 1"225Jr* Centerville, PA
73Bill UnderdonkT6' 2"220Sr* Moundsville, WV
74Jim PickettT6' 3"230Jr* Jeannette, PA
75Jim HillenT6' 1"230So* Smock, PA
77Dick GuesmanT6' 4"245So* Brownsville, PA
78Steve EdwardsT6' 1"225So  St. Albans, WV
79Ed SommerG5' 11"210So  Point Pleasant, WV
82Dick KlecknerE6' 1"220So  New Castle, DEL
83John BowlesE6' 2"200So* Bluefield, WV
84Joe KopniskyE6' 2"210Sr**Pittsburgh, PA
85Bruce McClungE6' 4"205So* Rupert, WV
86Tony TallaricoE6' 2"180So  Lorado, WV
87Roger ChanceyE6' 2"225Jr* Pomeroy, OH
89Dennis JonesE6' 2"205Jr  Monongah, WV
Southern Conference Standings
#TeamConf. GamesWLT%OverallWLT%
1Virginia Tech33001.00010721.750
1West Virginia55001.00010640.600
3George Washington6510.83310811.850
4Furman4220.50010280.200
5Davidson5221.5009531.611
6VMI6231.41710361.350
7Richmond7250.2869450.444
8Citadel4130.2509351.389
9Washington & Lee1010.0008170.125
10William & Mary5050.00010091.050