1955 UMass Redmen football team

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1955 UMass Redmen football
Conference Yankee Conference
1955 record 4–4 (1–3 YC)
Head coach Charlie O'Rourke
Home stadium Alumni Field
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The 1955 UMass Redmen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1955 college football season as a member of the NCAA's Yankee Conference. The team was coached by Charlie O'Rourke and played its home games at Alumni Field in Amherst, Massachusetts. UMass finished the season with a record of 4–4 overall and 1–3 in conference play.


Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 26 American International* Alumni Field • Amherst, MA W 27–13  
October 1 Harvard* Alumni Field • Amherst, MA L 6–60  
October 8 at Connecticut Memorial StadiumStorrs, CT (Rivalry) L 13–18  
October 15 Rhode Island Alumni Field • Amherst, MA L 15–39  
October 22 at Northeastern* Kent Street FieldBrookline, MA W 33–13  
October 29 Vermont Alumni Field • Amherst, MA W 54–13  
November 5 at Brandeis* Waltham, MA W 17–6  
November 12 at New Hampshire Cowell StadiumDurham, NH (Rivalry) L 7–21  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.


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