Houston Team Statistics

1956 Houston Opponent
First Downs by Rush-Pass-Pen-Total 124-133-0-257 120-189-0-309
Third Down Efficiency 58-194-30% 84-193-44%
Fourth Down Efficiency 26-41-63% 9-23-39%
Red Zone Efficiency (pts-poss-pct) 224-336-67% 256-406-63%
Total Offense-Plays-Avg Yards Per Play 4874-905-5.4 5333-961-5.5
Total Net Yards Rushing 2132 1986
Total Rushes 492 434
Average Per Rush 4.3 4.6
Passes Completed/Attempted 157/359 (43.7%) 269/457 (58.9%)
Net Yards Passing 2742 3347
Avg Yards Per Pass 8.7 8.3
Sacked/Yards Lost 54/397 70/454
Punts/Average 59/38.2 54/40.0
Punts Received/Return Yardage 29/189 33/331
Kickoffs/Returns 65/1492 59/1474
Interceptions/Returns 12/272 10/210
Penalties/Yards 0/0 0/0
Total Fumbles/Fumbles Lost 22/15 30/20
Time of Possession 469 mins 51 secs 490 mins 9 secs
Average Drive Start HOU 30 OPP 35

Passing Stats

Att Comp Yds Comp % Yds/Att TD TD % INT INT % Long Sack Rating
1956 Houston
Tobin Rote 359 157 3139 43.7 8.7 23 6.4 10 2.8 87 54/397 84.7

Rushing Stats

No Yds Avg Long TD 2 Pt Conv Fumbles/Lost
1956 Houston
Preston Carpenter 289 1409 4.9 30 8 2 3/2
Joe Perry 119 500 4.2 18 1 2 3/2
Tobin Rote 77 217 2.8 17 4 0 9/6
Lynn Chandnois 7 6 0.9 3 3 0 0/0

Receiving Stats

No Yds Avg Long TD 2 Pt Conv
1956 Houston
Raymond Berry 64 1344 21.0 54 11 0
Lowell Perry 41 1288 31.4 87 10 0
Preston Carpenter 30 295 9.8 34 0 0
Tom Braatz 12 148 12.3 37 1 0
Bill Stribling 6 61 10.2 11 1 0
Joe Perry 4 3 0.8 3 0 0

Field Goals

1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Totals % Made
1956 Houston
Lou Groza 8/10 8/11 4/5 3/6 0/1 23/33 69.7

Punting

No Avg Net Tb Inside 20 Long Blocked
1956 Houston
Lou Baldacci 58 38.8 33.1 0 12 55 1

Kickoff Returns

No Yds Avg Long TD
1956 Houston
Preston Carpenter 65 1492 23.0 33 0

Punt Returns

Ret FC Yds Avg Long TD
1956 Houston
Lowell Perry 29 4 189 6.5 46 0

Individual Defense

Tackles Sacks Fum Rec
1956 Houston
Jack Ellena 114 8 2
Bob Pellegrini 94 6 7
Bibbles Bawell 76 1 0
Jimmy Carr 73 0 1
Gary Lowe 64 1 0
Paul Carr 55 12 1
Bud McFadin 52 9 1
Charley Powell 48 9 1
Hugh Pitts 47 4 3
Paul Miller 40 12 0
Art Hauser 36 8 2
John Roach 10 0 1
Glenn Young 1 0 0
Bob Gaona 0 0 1
Lou Groza 0 0 1
Jim Ringo 0 0 1
Bill Austin 0 0 1
Joe Perry 0 0 1
Lowell Perry 0 0 3

Interceptions

No Yds Avg Long TD
1956 Houston
Gary Lowe 3 88 29.3 65 1
Jimmy Carr 2 22 11.0 12 0
Bob Pellegrini 2 85 42.5 75 1
Bibbles Bawell 1 0 0.0 0 0
Paul Carr 1 10 10.0 10 0
Bud McFadin 1 22 22.0 22 0
Charley Powell 1 25 25.0 25 0
Jack Ellena 1 20 20.0 20 0