1956 Texas Longhorns football team

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1956 Texas Longhorns football
Conference Southwest Conference
1956 record 1–9 (0–6 SWC)
Head coach Ed Price (6th season)
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 60,130)
Seasons
← 1955
1957 →
1956 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 Texas A&M $ 6 0 0     9 0 1
No. 14 TCU 5 1 0     8 3 0
No. 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 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin during the 1956 college football season. In 1956, the Texas A&M Aggies were the first Aggie football team to beat the Texas Longhorns at Memorial Stadium.[1][2] The win was Bear Bryant's only victory versus a University of Texas football team.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 22 No. 15 USC* Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX L 20–44   47,000
September 29 at Tulane* Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA W 7–6   35,000
October 6 West Virginia* Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX L 6–7   30,000
October 13 vs. No. 1 Oklahoma* Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Rivalry) L 0–45   75,504
October 20 Arkansas Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) L 14–32   40,000
October 27 at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX L 7–28   67,000
November 3 SMU Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX L 19–20   36,000
November 10 at Baylor Baylor StadiumWaco, TX L 7–10   21,000
November 17 at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX L 0–46   30,000
November 29 No. 5 Texas A&M Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) L 21–34   61,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reedy, Vince (November 30, 1956). "Aggies Conquer Texas and Memorial Stadium". The Victoria Advocate, via Google News. 
  2. ^ Feigen, Jonathan (August 29, 1993), "Football '93/A state of war/UT—A&M transcends football", Houston Chronicle, Houston, Texas, p. Special, page 25., retrieved 2007-09-26