DON SOMMA
Defensive Tackle
1966-1966
Middlesex, NJ
Prior Schools
SchoolLocation

Roster Listings
YearRosterNumPosHtWtYrGmsGS
1964 1964 Freshman Football C Fr
1965 1965 Media Guide 66 MG 6-0 223 So 0 0
1966 Fall 1966 66 DT 5-11 221 Jr 6 6
1966 1966 Media Guide 66 MG 5-11 221 Jr
1967 1967 Media Guide 66 DT 5-11 216 Sr
1967 Game Program vs. Maryland 66 DT 5-11 215 Sr 6 6
Depth Chart Appearances
DescriptionPositionRank
1965 Media Guide Middle Guard 3rd String
10/23/65 vs. LSU Left Guard 2nd String
1966 Media Guide Middle Guard Starter
1967 Media Guide Right Defensive Tackle Starter
Gamecock Archives Article Mentions
Article
Honors
AwardYear
1967 All-ACC
1967 Rex Enright - Captain's Cup
Defense
YearSoloAstTklTFLSacksIntPBUQBHFRFFBK
1965 13
1966 18 11 29 2
Tot 18 11 42 2
Games Started
DateOpponentPosition
1966-10-15 Wake Forest Right Defensive Tackle
1966-10-22 Tennessee Right Defensive Tackle
1966-10-29 Maryland Right Defensive Tackle
1966-11-05 Florida State Right Defensive Tackle
1966-11-12 Alabama Left Defensive Tackle
1966-11-26 Clemson Right Defensive Tackle
1967-09-23 North Carolina Right Defensive Tackle
1967-10-07 Georgia Right Defensive Tackle
1967-10-21 Virginia Right Defensive Tackle
1967-10-28 Maryland Right Defensive Tackle
1967-11-18 Alabama Right Defensive Tackle
1967-11-25 Clemson Right Defensive Tackle
Scoring Plays
DateOpponentQtrTimeUSCOppPlay
Defense - Sacks
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1966 1966-10-08 North Carolina State 2 7 NCS 27 Noggle sacked for loss of 6 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-09-23 North Carolina 1 10 UNC 40 Bomar sacked for loss of 4 (Don Somma, Bob Cole, Joe Komoroski)
1967 1967-10-14 Florida State 2 9 USC 48 Hammond sacked for loss of 11 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-10-14 Florida State 3 3 USC 48 Pajcic sacked for loss of 6 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-10-21 Virginia 2 11 USC 31 Arnette sacked for loss of 4 (Don Somma)
Defense - Tackles For Loss
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1966 1966-10-22 Tennessee 2 6 UTN 37 Chadwick rush for loss of 1 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-09-16 Iowa State 4 2 USC 30 John Warder rush for loss of 1 (Don Buckner, Don Somma)
1967 1967-10-14 Florida State 3 2 USC 7 Gunter rush for loss of 1 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-10-21 Virginia 1 10 UVA 49 Quayle rush for loss of 1 (Dave Lucas, Don Somma)
1967 1967-11-25 Clemson 2 7 CLM 29 Buddy Gore rush for loss of 2 (Dave Lucas, Don Somma)
Defense - Passes Broken Up
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1967 1967-11-18 Alabama 3 10 USC 33 Ken Stabler pass for Bobby Swafford incomplete (Don Somma)
Defensive Plays
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1966 1966-09-24 Memphis 2 7 MEM 47 Padgett fumbles, recovered by (Don Somma) at MS 44
1966 1966-10-15 Wake Forest 2 8 USC 47 Johnson rush, fumble, recovered by (Don Somma) at midfield
1966 1966-10-22 Tennessee 2 4 UTN 47 UT rush for 4 (Dave Grant, Don Somma)
1966 1966-10-22 Tennessee 2 2 USC 41 UT rush for 2 (Dave Grant, Don Somma)
1966 1966-10-22 Tennessee 3 4 UTN 33 Chadwick rush for 3 (Don Somma)
1966 1966-10-22 Tennessee 2 6 UTN 37 UT rush for 5 (Don Somma)
1966 1966-10-22 Tennessee 1 4 USC 4 Warren rush for 1 (Don Somma, Wally Orrel)
1966 1966-10-22 Tennessee 2 3 USC 3 Fulton rush for 2 (Don Somma, Bobby Bryant)
1966 1966-10-22 Tennessee 1 10 UTN 22 Chadwick rush for 4 (Bill Dickens, Don Somma)
1966 1966-10-22 Tennessee 2 6 UTN 26 Mauriello rush for 7 (Don Somma, Bill Dickens)
1966 1966-11-12 Alabama 2 7 USC 37 Kelley rush for 4 (Don Somma)
1966 1966-11-12 Alabama 3 3 USC 33 Canterbury rush for 2 (Don Somma)
1966 1966-11-12 Alabama 1 10 ALA 43 Kelley rush for 3 (Don Somma)
1966 1966-11-12 Alabama 3 7 ALA 46 Les Kelley rush for 3 (Don Somma)
1966 1966-11-12 Alabama 2 10 USC 40 Morgan rush for 5 (Don Somma)
1966 1966-11-26 Clemson 1 10 CLM 20 Cooper rush for 1 (Joe Komoroski, Don Somma)
1966 1966-11-26 Clemson 1 10 CLM 43 Buddy Gore rush for 4 (Bob Cole, Don Somma)
1966 1966-11-26 Clemson 3 3 50 Jackson off left guard for 2 (Don Somma, Wally Orrel)
1966 1966-11-26 Clemson 1 10 CLM 32 Hook around right end for 2 (Don Somma, Wally Orrel)
1966 1966-11-26 Clemson 3 2 CLM 40 Hook inches short of first down (Don Somma)
1967 1967-09-16 Iowa State 1 10 IAS 12 Robinson rush for 5 (Don Somma, Toy McCord)
1967 1967-09-16 Iowa State 3 1 IAS 21 King rush for 1 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-09-16 Iowa State 1 10 IAS 20 Warder rush for 4 (Don Somma) + SC personal foul
1967 1967-09-16 Iowa State 2 6 USC 27 King rush for 3 (Don Buckner, Don Somma, Bob Cole)
1967 1967-09-16 Iowa State 3 2 USC 33 King rush for 1 (Don Somma, Don Buckner)
1967 1967-09-16 Iowa State 3 7 USC 7 McPherson rush for 3 (Don Somma, Bob Cole)
1967 1967-09-16 Iowa State 1 10 USC 38 Ben King rush for 2 (Don Somma, Don Buckner)
1967 1967-09-16 Iowa State 2 9 IAS 26 Bob McPherson rush for 3 (Don Somma, Bob Cole)
1967 1967-09-23 North Carolina 1 10 UNC 43 Riggs rush for 2 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-09-23 North Carolina 1 10 USC 47 Riggs rush for 4 (Tim Bice, Don Somma)
1967 1967-09-23 North Carolina 2 6 USC 42 Zemaitis rush for 2 (Don Somma, Bob Cole)
1967 1967-09-23 North Carolina 3 9 USC 28 Bomar rush for 1 (Don Somma, Dave Lucas)
1967 1967-09-23 North Carolina 1 10 USC 14 Riggs rush for 5 (Don Somma, Dave Grant, Bob Cole)
1967 1967-09-23 North Carolina 1 10 UNC 27 Dempsey rush for 3 (Dave Grant, Don Somma)
1967 1967-09-23 North Carolina 2 7 UNC 30 Riggs rush for 4 (Don Somma, Bob Cole)
1967 1967-10-21 Virginia 1 10 UVA 29 Anderson rush for 6 (Ron Bunch, Don Somma)
1967 1967-10-21 Virginia 1 10 UVA 23 Quayle rush for 5 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-10-21 Virginia 1 10 USC 29 Quayle rush for 2 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-10-21 Virginia 2 2 UVA 32 Wyncoop rush for 3 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-10-21 Virginia 3 7 USC 7 Arnette rush for 6, fumble, recovered in end zone by (Don Somma)
1967 1967-10-21 Virginia 1 10 UVA 20 Anderson rush for 4 (Don Somma, Dave Grant)
1967 1967-10-21 Virginia 2 6 UVA 24 Anderson rush for 1 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-10-21 Virginia 1 10 UVA 31 Anderson rush for 1 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-10-21 Virginia 3 8 UVA 25 Arnette rush for 4 (Tim Bice, Don Somma)
1967 1967-10-28 Maryland 2 10 UMD 30 Lovett rush for 3 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-10-28 Maryland 1 10 UMD 22 Lovett rush for 3 (Don Somma, Joe Komoroski)
1967 1967-10-28 Maryland 2 5 USC 36 Lovett rush for 3 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-10-28 Maryland 1 10 USC 41 Lovett rush for 3 (Don Somma, Ron Bunch)
1967 1967-10-28 Maryland 2 7 USC 38 Lovett rush for 2 (Ron Bunch, Don Somma)
1967 1967-10-28 Maryland 2 21 UMD 23 Lovett rush for 3 (Dave Grant, Don Somma)
1967 1967-11-18 Alabama 1 10 ALA 39 Morgan rush for 5 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-11-18 Alabama 2 9 ALA 47 Ken Stabler scrambles for 9 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-11-18 Alabama 1 10 USC 32 Tommy Wade rush for 2 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-11-18 Alabama 2 2 USC 41 Gene Raburn rush for 3 (Don Somma, Dave Grant)
1967 1967-11-18 Alabama 2 2 ALA 47 Ken Martin rush for 2 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-11-18 Alabama 1 10 USC 24 Tommy Wade rush for 3 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-11-18 Alabama 3 2 USC 16 Tommy Wade rush for 3 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-11-18 Alabama 1 10 USC 13 David Chatwood rush for no gain (Don Somma, Bob Cole)
1967 1967-11-18 Alabama 3 8 USC 11 Tommy Wade rush for 9 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-11-18 Alabama 2 7 ALA 39 David Chatwood rush for 3 (Don Somma, Pat Watson)
1967 1967-11-18 Alabama 3 4 ALA 42 Joe Kelley rush for 2 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-11-18 Alabama 1 10 ALA 39 Pete Jilleba rush for 6 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-11-25 Clemson 1 10 CLM 7 Buddy Gore rush for 10 (Don Somma) - CU clipping
1967 1967-11-25 Clemson 2 5 CLM 17 Buddy Gore rush for 4 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-11-25 Clemson 2 8 USC 46 Buddy Gore rush for 4 (Dave Grant, Don Somma)
1967 1967-11-25 Clemson 2 10 USC 34 Jimmy Addison rush for 3 (Don Somma, Dave Grant)
1967 1967-11-25 Clemson 1 10 USC 43 Buddy Gore rush for 6 (Dave Grant, Don Somma)
1967 1967-11-25 Clemson 1 10 CLM 46 Rick Medlin rush for 4 (Don Somma)
1967 1967-11-25 Clemson 2 5 USC 25 Charlie Tolley rush for 3 (Bob Cole, Don Somma)
1967 1967-11-25 Clemson 1 10 CLM 48 Buddy Gore rush for 6 (Wally Orrel, Don Somma)