1956 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1956 Yale Bulldogs football
Yale Logo.svg
Ivy League Champions
Conference Ivy League
Ranking
Coaches #17
1956 record 8–1 (7–0 Ivy)
Head coach Jordan Olivar (5th year)
Home stadium Yale Bowl
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 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University as a member of the Ivy League. They were led by fifth year head coach Jordan Olivar and played their home games at the Yale Bowl. They finished the season as Ivy League champions with an overall record of eight wins and one loss.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 29 Connecticut* Yale BowlNew Haven, CT W 19–14  
October 6 Brown Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT W 20–2  
October 13 at Columbia Baker Field • New York, NY W 33–19  
October 20 Cornell Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT W 25–7  
October 27 Colgate* Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT L 6–14  
November 3 Dartmouth Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT W 19–0  
November 10 Penn Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT W 40–7  
November 17 #20 Princeton Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT W 42–20  
November 24 at Harvard Harvard StadiumBoston, MA (Rivalry) W 42–14  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.

*Schedule Source:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeLassus, David. "Yale Yearly Results: 1955–19594". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved April 15, 2013.