1956 Harvard Crimson football team

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1956 Harvard Crimson football
Harvard Crimson.svg
Conference Ivy League
1956 record 2–6 (2–5 Ivy)
Head coach Lloyd Jordan (7th year)
Home stadium Harvard Stadium
Seasons
« 1955 1957 »
1956 Ivy League football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Yale   7 0         8 1  
Princeton   5 2         7 2  
Dartmouth   4 3         5 4  
Penn   4 3         4 5  
Brown   3 4         5 4  
Columbia   2 5         3 6  
Harvard   2 5         2 6  
Cornell   1 6         1 8  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1956 Harvard Crimson football team represented Harvard University as a member of the Ivy League. The Crimson were led by seventh year head coach Lloyd Jordan and played their home games at Harvard Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
October 6 Tufts* Harvard StadiumBoston, MA L 13–19  
October 13 at Cornell Schoellkopf FieldIthaca, NY W 32–7  
October 20 at Columbia Baker Field • New York, NY L 20–26  
October 27 Dartmouth Harvard Stadium • Boston, MA W 28–21  
November 3 Penn Harvard Stadium • Boston, MA L 14–28  
November 10 at Princeton Palmer StadiumPrinceton, NJ L 20–35  
November 17 Brown Harvard Stadium • Boston, MA L 12–21  
November 24 Yale Harvard Stadium • Boston, MA (Rivalry) L 14–42  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

*Schedule Source:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeLassus, David. "Harvard Yearly Results: 1955–1959". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved April 15, 2013.