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1955 UCLA Bruins football
PCC champion
Rose Bowl, L 14–17 vs. Michigan State
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 4
APNo. 4
1955 record9–2 (6–0 PCC)
Head coachRed Sanders (7th season)
Offensive schemeSingle wing
Home stadiumLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
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 UCLA Bruins football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Los Angeles during the 1955 college football season. In their seventh year under head coach Red Sanders, the Bruins compiled a 9–2 record (6–0 conference) and finished in first place in the Pacific Coast Conference.[1]

The Nov. 12 game with Washington was referenced in the 1989 film, Back to the Future Part II.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 16Texas A&M*No. 1W 21–063,334
September 24at No. 5 Maryland*No. 1L 0–746,000
October 1at Washington StateNo. 7W 55–020,000
October 7Oregon StateNo. 7
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 38–057,664
October 15at StanfordNo. 9W 21–1352,000[2]
October 21Iowa*No. 7
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 33–1375,692
October 29CaliforniaNo. 6
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA (Rivalry)
W 47–056,980
November 5at Pacific (CA)*No. 5W 34–026,000
November 12WashingtonNo. 4
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 19–1747,519
November 19at USCNo. 5
W 17–795,878
January 2vs. No. 2 Michigan State*No. 4L 14–17100,809
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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