1956 Washington Huskies football team

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1956 Washington Huskies football
Washington Huskies logo.svg
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
1956 record 5–5 (4–4 PCC)
Head coach Darrell Royal (1st year)
Captain Dean Derby
Captain Corky Lewis
Home stadium Husky Stadium
Seasons
← 1955
1957 →
1956 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 Oregon State $ 6 1 1     7 3 1
#18 USC 5 2 0     8 2 0
UCLA 5 2 0     7 3 0
Washington 4 4 0     5 5 0
Oregon 3 3 2     4 4 2
Stanford 3 4 0     4 6 0
Washington State 2 5 1     3 6 1
California 2 5 0     3 7 0
Idaho 0 4 0     4 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1956 Washington Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 1956 college football season. In its first season under head coach Darrell Royal, the team compiled a 5–5 record, finished in fourth place in the Pacific Coast Conference, and was outscored by its opponents by a combined total of 232 to 206.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 22 Idaho Husky StadiumSeattle, WA W 53–21   25185
September 29 Minnesota* Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA L 14–34   37502
October 6 No. 13 Illinois* Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA W 28–13   36261
October 13 Oregon Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA W 20–7   32626
October 20 at No. 9 USC Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 7–35   44749
October 27 California Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA L 7–16   30510
November 3 vs. No. 17 Oregon State Multnomah StadiumPortland, OR L 20–28   32890
November 10 No. 19 UCLA Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA L 9–13   27950
November 17 at Stanford Stanford StadiumStanford, CA W 34–13   21000
November 24 at Washington State Rogers FieldPullman, WA (Apple Cup) W 40–26   20600
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Washington Yearly Results (1955-1959)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 14, 2015.