1955 Syracuse Orangemen football team

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1955 Syracuse Orangemen football
Conference Independent
1955 record 5–3
Head coach Ben Schwartzwalder (8th season)
Captain Game captains[1]
Home stadium Archbold Stadium
Seasons
← 1954
1956 →
1955 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Drexel         8 0 0
Southern Miss         9 1 0
No. 9 Notre Dame         8 2 0
Syracuse         5 3 0
Penn State         5 4 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1955 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University in the 1955 college football season. The Orangemen were led by seventh-year head coach Ben Schwartzwalder and played their home games at Archbold Stadium in Syracuse, New York. Syracuse finished the season with a 5–3 record and were not invited to a bowl game.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 24 No. 7 Pittsburgh Archbold StadiumSyracuse, NY (Rivalry) L 12–22   16,000
October 8 Boston University Archbold Stadium • Syracuse, NY W 27–12   15,000
October 15 at No. 18 Army Michie StadiumWest Point, NY W 13–0   12,500
October 22 No. 2 Maryland Archbold Stadium • Syracuse, NY L 13–34   32,500
October 29 at No. 13 Holy Cross Fitton FieldWorcester, MA W 49–9   24,000
November 5 at Penn State No. 18 New Beaver FieldUniversity Park, PA (Rivalry) L 20–21   30,434
November 12 Colgate Archbold Stadium • Syracuse, NY (Rivalry) W 26–19   39,500
November 19 at No. 13 West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV (Rivalry) W 20–13   22,000
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time.

Sources:[2][1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2017 Syracuse football media guide. pg. 148.
  2. ^ "1955 Syracuse Orange Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved January 26, 2018.