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1955 Colorado A&M Aggies football
Skyline champion
ConferenceSkyline Conference
1955 record8–2 (6–1 Skyline)
Head coachBob Davis (9th season)
Home stadiumColorado Field
Seasons
← 1954
1956 →
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The 1955 Colorado A&M Aggies football team represented Colorado State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts in the Skyline Conference during the 1955 college football season. In their ninth and final season under head coach Bob Davis, the Aggies compiled an 8–2 record (6–1 against Skyline opponents), won the conference championship, and outscored all opponents by a total of 175 to 108.[1][2]

Three Colorado Agricultural players received all-conference honors in 1955: halfback Gary Glick, center Bob Weber, and guard Dan Mirich.[3] Bob Davis was also named Skyline Conference Coach of the Year.[4]

The team's statistical leaders included Jerry Callahan with 302 passing yards, Gary Glick with 579 rushing yards and 48 points scored, and Gary Sanders with 351 receiving yards.[5]

Bob Davis resigned as Colorado A&M's head football coach in January 1956 in order to devote his full energy to his duties as the school's athletic director.[6]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 17at Arizona*L 7–2022,500[7]
September 24New MexicoW 25–02,772[8]
October 1Denver
  • Colorado Field
  • Fort Collins, CO
W 20–19> 10,000[9]
October 8at WyomingW 14–1314,000[10]
October 22Utah State
  • Colorado Field
  • Fort Collins, CO
W 26–9
October 29at MontanaW 12–7
November 5at Oklahoma A&M*W 20–13
November 12at UtahL 6–27
November 19at BYU
W 35–0[11]
  • *Non-conference game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1955 Colorado State Rams Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/colorado-state/1955-schedule.html. Retrieved October 13, 2018.
  2. "2017 Colorado State Football Media Guide". Colorado State University. 2017. pp. 164, 170. https://s3.amazonaws.com/sidearm.sites/csurams.com/documents/2017/8/21/G145_174_2017FBmg.pdf. Retrieved October 14, 2018.
  3. 2017 Media Guide, p. 174.
  4. 2017 Media Guide, p. 172.
  5. "1955 Colorado State Rams Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/colorado-state/1955.html. Retrieved October 13, 2018.
  6. "Bob Davis Resigns Colorado A&M Post". Hartford Courant: p. IV-1. January 29, 1956. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/25067970/bob_davis_resigns_colorado_am_post/.
  7. Abe Chanin (September 18, 1955). "U Of A Tramples Aggies 20-7 In Season Opener". The Arizona Daily Star: pp. 1A, 1C. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/24521497/u_of_a_tramples_aggies_207_in_season/.
  8. J.D. Kailer (September 25, 1955). "Colorado Aggies Slog to 25-0 Skyline Win Over Lobos". Albuquerque Journal: p. 23. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/24521554/colorado_aggies_slog_to_250_skyline/.
  9. "Colorado Aggies Rally To Upset Denver, 20-19". Des Moines Register: p. 28. October 2, 1955. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/27451986/colorado_aggies_rally_to_upset_denver/.
  10. Ray Giffin (October 9, 1955). "Rams Outplay Cowboys for Second Straight Upset". The Casper Tribune-Herald & Star: p. 8. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/24521598/rams_outplay_cowboys_for_second/.
  11. "Skyline Champion Rams Climax Season With Triumph Over Big Seven Colorado". Great Falls Tribune: p. 17. November 27, 1955. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/24521650/skyline_champion_rams_climax_season/.

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