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1955 Oregon State Beavers football
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
1955 record6–3 (5–2 PCC)
Head coachTommy Prothro (1st season)
Home stadiumParker Stadium
Seasons
← 1954
1956 →
1955 PCC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 UCLA 6 0 0     9 2 0
Oregon State 5 2 0     6 3 0
#16 Stanford 3 2 1     6 3 1
Oregon 4 3 0     6 4 0
Washington 4 3 1     5 4 1
#13 USC 3 3 0     6 4 0
California 1 5 1     2 7 1
Washington State 1 5 1     1 7 2
Idaho 0 4 0     2 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1955 Oregon State Beavers football team represented Oregon State University in the Pacific Coast Conference (PCC) during the 1955 college football season. In their first season under head coach Tommy Prothro, the Beavers compiled a 6–3 record (5–2 against PCC opponents), finished in second place in the PCC, and outscored their opponents, 126 to 120.[1] The team played its home games at Parker Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon.

On February 1, 1955, Tommy Prothro was hired as Oregon State's head football coach. Prothro had been an assistant coach under Red Sanders at UCLA from 1949 to 1954 and at Vanderbilt from 1946 to 1948.[2] Prothro remained at Oregon State for 10 seasons, compiling a record of 63–37–2 (25–9–1 against PCC opponents).

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 17BYU*W 33–0
September 24StanfordW 10–0
October 7at No. 7 UCLAL 0–38
October 15at Pacific*L 7–13
October 22Washington State
  • Parker Stadium
  • Corvallis, OR
W 14–6
October 29at No. 19 WashingtonW 13–7
November 5Idaho
  • Parker Stadium
  • Corvallis, OR
W 33–14
November 12at CaliforniaW 16–14
November 19at OregonNo. 19L 0–28
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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