1956 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team

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1956 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football
Rutgers athletics logo.png
Conference Middle Three Conference
1956 record 3–7 (1–1 Middle Three)
Head coach John Stiegman (1st season)
Home stadium Rutgers Stadium
Seasons
← 1955
1957 →

The 1956 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team represented Rutgers University in the 1956 college football season. In their first season under head coach John Stiegman, the Scarlet Knights compiled a 3–7 record and were outscored by their opponents 240 to 117.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included William Gatyas with 450 passing yards, Billy Austin 380 rushing yards and Jay Hunton with 408 receiving yards.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1956 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 12, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Rutgers Yearly Results (1955-1959)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved June 12, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1956 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 12, 2016.