1956 Villanova Wildcats football team

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1956 Villanova Wildcats football
Conference Independent
1956 record 5–4
Head coach Frank Reagan (3rd season)
Captain Joseph Ryan
Home stadium Villanova 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 Villanova Wildcats football team represented the Villanova University during the 1956 college football season. The head coach was Frank Reagan, coaching his third season with the Wildcats. The team played their home games at Villanova Stadium in Villanova, Pennsylvania.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 22 at No. 9 Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX L 0–19  
September 29 at Detroit University of Detroit StadiumDetroit, MI W 8–7  
October 13 at Dayton Baujan FieldDayton, OH W 13–0  
October 20 at Boston University Fenway ParkBoston, MA W 27–13  
October 27 Florida State Philadelphia Municipal StadiumPhiladelphia, PA L 13–20  
November 3 at Boston College Fenway Park • Boston, MA L 6–7  
November 10 The Citadel Villanova StadiumVillanova, PA W 46–0  
November 17 at Houston Rice StadiumHouston, TX L 13–26  
November 24 Iowa State Villanova Stadium • Villanova, PA W 26–0  
#Rankings from AP Poll.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 Villanova football Media Guide". Villanova.com. Retrieved June 16, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Villanova Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved June 16, 2017.