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MSU Football Preview Film, 1956

 Item — Reel: 30

Scope and Contents

Footage includes a shot of the Spartan statue, Macklin Stadium, the Spartan football team charging into the stadium with coaches and staff, close ups of some of the players and game highlights.

Players featured are John Matsko (C, #49), Clarence Peaks (FB, #26), Walt Kowalczyk (RH, #14), Dan Currie (C, #55), Tony Kolodziej (WR, #93), Pat Burke (T, #71), Dave Kaiser (E, #89), Don Gilbert (FB, #42), Pat Wilson (QB, #24), Joe Carruthers (T, #65), Jim Wulff (RH, #22), Arch Matsos (G, #63), Tom Saidock (T, #75), Don Berger (C, #54), Les Rutledge (T, #95), Jim Hinesly (E, #90), Jim Ninowski (QB, #41), Dennis Mendyk (LH, #38), Ronald Rickens (G, #74), Bob Handloser (FB, #18), Rob Jewett (E, #86), Mike Panitch (QB, #16), Sam Williams (E, #88), Don Wright (G, #68), Fran O'Brien (T, #62), Ellison Kelly (G, #57), Jerome McFarland (T, #67), Blanche Martin (LH, #31), Don Arend (FB, #44), Art Johnson (RH, #30), John Wilks (C, #53), and Rob Sanders (T, #59).

Head Coach Duffy Daugherty is seen discussing plays. Close ups of his coaching staff are shown, including Defensive Line Coach Lou Agase, Backfield Coach Everett "Sonny" Grandelius, Ends Coach Bob Devaney, Assistant Coach Bill Yeoman, Offensive Line Coach Burt Smith, Freshman Coach Doug Weaver, and Assistant Coach John Polonchek. The film ends with shots of Macklin Stadium, construction work being done for the addition of 9,000 seats, the stadium press box, and the 1956 schedule board.

Dates

  • 1956

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Grades are restricted and noted in finding aid.

Extent

1 Reels (10 min.) : silent, black and white ; 16mm

Language of Materials

From the Record Group: English