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1955 Syracuse Orangemen football
ConferenceIndependent
1955 record5–3
Head coachBen Schwartzwalder (8th season)
CaptainGame captains[1]
Home stadiumArchbold Stadium
Seasons
← 1954
1956 →
1955 NCAA independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Drexel         8 0 0
Southern Miss         9 1 0
No. 9 Notre Dame         8 2 0
Syracuse         5 3 0
Penn State         5 4 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1955 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University in the 1955 college football season. The Orangemen were led by seventh-year head coach Ben Schwartzwalder and played their home games at Archbold Stadium in Syracuse, New York. Syracuse finished the season with a 5–3 record and were not invited to a bowl game.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 24No. 7 PittsburghL 12–2216,000
October 8Boston University
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 27–1215,000
October 15at No. 18 ArmyW 13–012,500
October 22No. 2 Maryland
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
L 13–3432,500
October 29at No. 13 Holy CrossW 49–924,000
November 5at Penn StateNo. 18L 20–2130,434
November 12Colgate
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (Rivalry)
W 26–1939,500
November 19at No. 13 West VirginiaW 20–1322,000
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

Sources:[2][1]

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