1956 West Virginia Mountaineers football team

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1956 West Virginia Mountaineers football
West Virginia Mountaineers logo.svg
SoCon champion
Conference Southern Conference
1956 record 6–4 (5–0 SoCon)
Head coach Art Lewis (7th season)
Home stadium Old Mountaineer Field (38,000)
Seasons
← 1955
1957 →
1956 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
West Virginia $ 5 0 0     6 4 0
VPI 3 0 0     7 2 1
No. 17 George Washington 5 1 0     8 1 1
Davidson 2 2 1     5 3 1
Furman 2 2 0     2 8 0
VMI 2 3 1     3 6 1
Richmond 2 5 0     4 5 0
The Citadel 1 3 0     3 5 1
Washington and Lee 0 1 0     1 7 0
William & Mary 0 5 0     0 9 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1956 West Virginia Mountaineers football team represented West Virginia University during the 1956 college football season.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 22No. 10 Pittsburgh*L 13–14 
September 29Richmond
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
W 30–6 
October 6at Texas*W 7–6 
October 13at Syracuse*No. 20L 20–27 
October 20at William & MaryW 20–13 
October 27at No. 18 Penn State*L 6–16 
November 3No. 14 George Washington
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
W 14–0 
November 10VMI
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
W 13–6 
November 17Furman
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
W 7–0 
November 23at No. 6 Miami (FL)*L 0–18 
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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