1956 Navy Midshipmen football team

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1956 Navy Midshipmen football
United State Naval Academy Logo-sports.png
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches No. 19
AP No. 16
1956 record 6–1–2
Head coach Eddie Erdelatz (7th season)
Home stadium Thompson Stadium
Seasons
← 1955
1957 →
1956 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Miami (FL)         8 1 1
No. 8 Syracuse         7 2 0
No. 13 Pittsburgh         7 3 1
No. 16 Navy         6 1 2
Air Force         6 2 1
Penn State         6 2 1
Pacific (CA)         6 3 1
Army         5 3 1
Holy Cross         5 3 1
Villanova         5 4 0
Boston College         5 4 0
Florida State         5 4 1
Cincinnati         4 5 0
Colgate         4 5 0
Dayton         4 6 0
Drake         3 6 0
Rutgers         3 7 0
Texas Tech         2 7 1
San Jose State         2 7 1
Notre Dame         2 8 0
Boston University         1 5 2
Marquette         0 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1956 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy (USNA) during the 1956 college football season. Navy competed as an independent with no conference affiliation. The team was led by seventh-year head coach Eddie Erdelatz.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 29 William & Mary Thompson StadiumAnnapolis, Maryland W 39–14    
October 6 at Cornell Schoellkopf FieldIthaca, New York W 14–0    
October 13 at Tulane Tulane StadiumNew Orleans L 6–21    
October 20 Cincinnati Thompson Stadium • Annapolis MD W 13–7    
October 27 at Penn Franklin FieldPhiladelphia W 54–6    
November 3 Notre Dame Memorial StadiumBaltimore (Rivalry) W 33–7   57,773
November 10 at Duke No. 12 Duke StadiumDurham, North Carolina T 7–7    
November 17 Virginia No. 15 Memorial Stadium • Baltimore W 34–7    
December 1 vs. Army No. 13 Municipal Stadium • Philadelphia (Army–Navy Game) T 7–7    
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football History" (PDF). United States Naval Academy. p. 192. Retrieved July 12, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Navy Yearly Results (1955-1959)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 14, 2015. 

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