1956 Montana Grizzlies football team

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1956 Montana Grizzlies football
Montana UM logo.gif
Conference Mountain States Conference
1956 record 1–9 (1–6 MSC)
Head coach Jerry Williams (2nd year)
Home stadium Dornblaser Field
Seasons
← 1955
1957 →
1956 MSC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Wyoming 7 0 0     10 0 0
Utah 5 1 0     5 5 0
Utah State 4 3 0     6 4 0
Denver 4 3 0     6 4 0
New Mexico 2 4 0     4 6 0
Colorado A&M 2 4 1     2 7 1
BYU 1 5 1     2 7 1
Montana 1 6 0     1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1956 Montana Grizzlies football team represented the University of Montana in the 1956 college football season as a member of the Mountain States Conference (MSC). The Grizzlies were led by second-year head coach Jerry Williams, played their home games at Dornblaser Field and finished the season with a record of one win and nine losses (1–9, 1–6 MSC).[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 15 at Arizona* Montgomery StadiumPhoenix, AZ L 12–27  
September 29 at Utah Ute StadiumSalt Lake City, UT L 6–26  
October 5 at Denver DU StadiumDenver, CO L 13–22  
October 13 Utah State Dornblaser FieldMissoula, MT L 13–27  
October 20 BYU Dornblaser Field • Missoula, MT W 21–14  
October 27 at Colorado A&M Colorado FieldFort Collins, CO L 20–34  
November 3 Montana State* Dornblaser Field • Missoula, MT (Brawl of the Wild) L 14–33  
November 10 Wyoming Billings, MT L 13–34  
November 17 at New Mexico Zimmerman FieldAlbuquerque, NM L 13–14  
November 22 Idaho* Dornblaser Field • Missoula, MT [2][3] (Little Brown Stein) L 0–14  
*Non-conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Montana Football Media Guide Archived July 31, 2012, at the Wayback Machine., University of Montana, 2010.
  2. ^ Boni, Bill (November 23, 1956). "Vandals edge Grizzlies 14-0". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). p. 22. 
  3. ^ "Vandals dump Montana 14-0 to retain Little Brown Stein". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. November 23, 1956. p. 8.