1955 Mississippi State Maroons football team

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1955 Mississippi State Maroons football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1955 record 6–4 (4–4 SEC)
Head coach Darrell Royal (2nd season)
Home stadium Scott Field
(Capacity: 35,000)
Seasons
← 1954
1956 →
1955 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 10 Ole Miss $ 5 1 0     10 1 0
No. 8 Auburn 5 1 1     8 2 1
No. 7 Georgia Tech 4 1 1     9 1 1
Tennessee 3 2 1     6 3 1
Vanderbilt 4 3 0     8 3 0
Mississippi State 4 4 0     6 4 0
Kentucky 3 3 1     6 3 1
Tulane 3 3 1     5 4 1
LSU 2 3 1     3 5 2
Florida 3 5 0     4 6 0
Georgia 2 5 0     4 6 0
Alabama 0 7 0     0 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1955 Mississippi State Maroons football team represented Mississippi State College during the 1955 college football season. After the season, head coach Darrell Royal left to take the job at Washington.[1] Halfback Art Davis was named to the FWAA/Look Magazine All America Team and voted their College "Player of the Year". Guard Scott Suber was named to the first team NEA All America Team.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
September 17 at Florida Florida FieldGainesville, Florida L 14–20  
September 24 at Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, Tennessee W 13–7  
October 1 Memphis State* Scott FieldStarkville, Mississippi W 33–0  
October 8 Tulane Scott FieldStarkville, Mississippi W 14–0  
October 15 at No. 20 Kentucky Commonwealth StadiumLexington, Kentucky (Rivalry) W 20–14  
October 22 at Alabama Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, Alabama (Rivalry) W 26–7  
October 29 North Texas State* Scott FieldStarkville, Mississippi W 20–7  
November 5 at No. 14 Auburn No. 20 Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, Alabama L 26–27  
November 12 at LSU No. 18 Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, Louisiana (Rivalry) L 7–34  
November 26 No. 15 Ole Miss Scott FieldStarkville, Mississippi (Egg Bowl) L 0–26  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Washington hiers Darrell Royal". news.google.com. Ludington Daily News. 1956-02-28. 
  2. ^ College Football @ Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved December 26, 2015