1956 Florida State Seminoles football
ConferenceIndependent
1956 record5–4–1
Head coach
Home stadiumDoak Campbell Stadium
(capacity: 19,000)
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. 16 Navy         6 1 2
No. 8 Syracuse         7 2 0
Air Force         6 2 1
Penn State         6 2 1
No. 13 Pittsburgh         7 3 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
San Jose State         2 7 1
Texas Tech         2 7 1
Notre Dame         2 8 0
Boston University         1 5 2
Marquette         0 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1956 Florida State Seminoles football team represented Florida State University in the 1956 NCAA University Division football season.[1]

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 22OhioW 47–7
September 29at GeorgiaL 0–3
October 68:00 p.m.VPI
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, FL
L 7–20[2]
October 13at NC StateW 14–0
October 20Wake Forest
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, FL
T 14–1414,000
October 27at VillanovaW 20–13
November 2at No. 9 Miami (FL)L 7–20
November 10Furman
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, FL
W 42–7
November 17Mississippi Southern
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, FL
W 20–1912,200[3]
November 24at AuburnL 7–13
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. ^ "FSU Football 1950–1959". Nolefan.org. Retrieved 2012-10-29.
  2. ^ "Tribe Set to Ambush Gobblers". Florida Flambeau. Florida State University. October 5, 1956. p. 3. Retrieved September 14, 2017.
  3. ^ "Seminoles stop Southern streak 20–19". Tampa Bay Times. November 18, 1956. Retrieved March 30, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.