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 Miami6Orange BowlMiami, FLA 018L37,073
RushingGPNo.RgLossNetTDLongAvg./g
Totals104890017911511179.1
Larry Krutko2124  5844 292.0
Noel Whipkey170  3374 337.0
Victor "Jack" Rabbits 50  2441 0.0
Bob Snider 48  1782 0.0
Ralph Anastasio 48  1410 0.0
Sammy Sizemore 33  1150 0.0
Paul Shepherd 21  1080 0.0
Max Cosper 9  320 0.0
Bill McClure 3  310 0.0
Mickey Trimarki839  253 3.1
Paul "Whitey" Mikanik 5  180 0.0
Jim Haught 1  110110.0
Bob Connolly 2  60 0.0
Ronnie Santicola 1  6060.0
Bill McCrea 1  -20-20.0
Dick Longfellow 8  -60 0.0
Alex Szuch 25  -101 0.0
Chuck Howley 1  -270-270.0
PassingGPCompAttIntYdsTDLongSackedAvg./g
Totals10581541984758084.7
Mickey Trimarki83398164191  52.4
Alex Szuch 163533153  0.0
Dick Longfellow 71801131  0.0
Bob Connolly 110808 0.0
Paul Shepherd 010000 0.0
Bill McClure 110-80-8 0.0
ReceivingGPNo.YdsAvg.TDLongAvg./G
Totals105884714.651784.7
Joe Kopnisky 1929515.51 0.0
Sammy Sizemore 511523.01 0.0
Ralph Anastasio 810913.60 0.0
Bruce McClung 810513.11 0.0
John Bowles 59819.61 0.0
Roger Chancey 67111.80 0.0
Paul Shepherd 4225.51 0.0
Bob Snider 11717.00170.0
Dennis Jones 199.0090.0
Larry Krutko2166.0063.0
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals374401226522261115215
Victor "Jack" Rabbits12177 12424   
Ralph Anastasio974 12020100
Paul Shepherd581 12020   
Sammy Sizemore458 3125 243 
Bob Snider315 12231 248 
Joe Kopnisky218 11212   
Ronnie Santicola155      
Bill McClure11212      
Mickey Trimarki   211 444 
Paul "Whitey" Mikanik   12626   
Chuck Howley   100   
Noel Whipkey   11313   
Roger Chancey   11616   
Jim Haught   12424   
Dick Longfellow      11515
Larry Krutko      122
#NamePosHtWtClassLetterCaptainHometown
 Bob ConnollyQB6' 0"185So  Pittsburgh, PA
10Alex SzuchQB5' 10"170Sr* Logan, WV
11Dick LongfellowQB5' 9"175So  Spencer, WV
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
49Larry KrutkoFB6' 1"210Jr* Carmichaels, PA
54Tom DomenC5' 11"205Jr* Fredericktown, PA
55Barry BlakeG6' 1"215Sr* Mt. Hope, WV
61Joe NicelyG6' 1"220Jr* Rupert, WV
63Bob GuentherG6' 0"195Jr* Clairton, PA
64Gene LatheyG5' 10"192Sr* Dunbar, WV
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
83John BowlesE6' 2"200So* Bluefield, WV
84Joe KopniskyE6' 2"210Sr**Pittsburgh, PA
85Bruce McClungE6' 4"205So* Rupert, 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