1956 Arkansas Razorbacks football team

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1956 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Conference Southwest Conference
1956 record 6–4 (3–3 SWC)
Head coach Jack Mitchell (2nd year)
Captain Neil Martin
Captain Ted Souter
Home stadium Razorback Stadium
War Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1955 1957 »
1956 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Texas A&M $ 6 0 0     9 0 1
#14 TCU 5 1 0     8 3 0
#11 Baylor 4 2 0     9 2 0
Arkansas 3 3 0     6 4 0
SMU 2 4 0     4 6 0
Rice 1 5 0     4 6 0
Texas 0 6 0     1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1956 Arkansas Razorbacks football team represented the University of Arkansas in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1956 college football season. In their third year under head coach Jack Mitchell, the Razorbacks compiled a 6–4 record (3–3 against SWC opponents), finished in fourth place in the SWC, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 160 to 155.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 22, 1956 Hardin-Simmons* Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR W 21–6  
September 29, 1956 Oklahoma A&M* War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR W 19–7  
October 6, 1956 at No. 8 TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFt. Worth, TX L 6–41  
October 13, 1956 No. 10 Baylor Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR L 7–14  
October 20, 1956 at Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX W 32–14  
October 27, 1956 No. 10 Ole Miss* War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR W 14–0  
November 3, 1956 at No. 5 Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX (Rivalry) L 0–27  
November 10, 1956 Rice Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR W 27–12  
November 17, 1956 SMU War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR W 27–13  
November 24, 1956 at LSU* Independence StadiumShreveport, LA (Rivalry) L 7–21  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arkansas Yearly Results (1955-1959)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 4, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1956 Arkansas Razorbacks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 4, 2015.