1955 Wyoming Cowboys football team

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1955 Wyoming Cowboys football
Sun Bowl champions
Sun Bowl vs. Texas Tech, W 28–14
Conference Western Athletic Conference
1955 record 8–3 (5–2 Skyline)
Head coach Phil Dickens
Seasons
« 1954 1956 »
1955 Skyline Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Colorado A&M 6 1 0     8 2 0
Utah 6 3 0     4 1 0
Denver 8 2 0     5 2 0
Wyoming 8 3 0     5 2 0
Utah A.C. 4 6 0     3 4 0
Montana 3 7 0     2 4 0
New Mexico 2 8 0     1 5 0
BYU 1 9 0     0 7 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1955 Wyoming Cowboys football team represented the University of Wyoming in the 1955 college football season. It was the Cowboys' 60th season and they competed as a member of the Skyline Conference. The team was led by head coach Phil Dickens, in his third year, and played their home games at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie, Wyoming. They finished with a record of eight wins and three losses (8–3, 5–2 Skyline) and with a win over Texas Tech in the Sun Bowl. The Cowboys offense scored 225 points, while the defense allowed 137 points.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 17 at Kansas State* Memorial StadiumManhattan, KS W 38–20  
September 24 at Montana* Old Dornblaser FieldMissoula, MT W 35–6  
October 1 Utah Agricultural War Memorial StadiumLaramie, WY (Rivalry) W 21–13  
October 8 Colorado A&M War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY (The Border War) L 13–14  
October 15 Tulsa* War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY W 23–19  
October 22 at Utah Ute StadiumSalt Lake City, UT W 23–13  
October 29 BYU War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY W 14–6  
November 12 at New Mexico* Zimmerman FieldAlbuquerque, NM W 20–0  
November 24 at Denver DU StadiumDenver, CO L 3–6  
December 3 at Houston* Rice StadiumHouston, TX L 14–26  
January 1 vs. Texas Tech* Kidd FieldEl Paso, TX (The Sun Bowl) W 21–14  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.
  • Reference:[1]

1955 Team Players in the NFL[edit]

The following were selected in the 1956 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
Joe Mastrogiovanni Back 17 198 Philadelphia Eagles
  • Reference:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "University of Wyoming – 1955". College Football Reference. Retrieved October 10, 2012. 
  2. ^ "1956 NFL Draft". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved October 10, 2012.