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1956 LSU Tigers football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1956 record3–7 (1–5 SEC)
Head coachPaul Dietzel (2nd season)
Home stadiumTiger Stadium
Seasons
← 1955
1957 →
1956 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Tennessee 6 0 0     10 1 0
#4 Georgia Tech 7 1 0     10 1 0
Florida 5 2 0     6 3 1
Ole Miss 4 2 0     7 3 0
Auburn 4 3 0     7 3 0
Kentucky 4 4 0     6 4 0
Tulane 3 3 0     6 4 0
Vanderbilt 2 5 0     5 5 0
Alabama 2 5 0     2 7 1
Mississippi State 2 5 0     4 6 0
LSU 1 5 0     3 7 0
Georgia 1 6 0     3 6 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1956 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University during the 1956 NCAA University Division football season. Under head coach Paul Dietzel, the Tigers had a record of 3–7 with an SEC record of 1–5.[1] It was Dietzel's second season as head coach at LSU.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 29No. 11 Texas A&M*L 6–960,000
October 6at Rice*L 14–23
October 13at No. 3 Georgia TechL 7–39
October 20at KentuckyL 0–14
October 27Floridadagger
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
L 6–21
November 3Ole Miss
L 17–46
November 10Oklahoma A&M*
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 13–0
November 17Mississippi State
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
L 13–32
November 24Arkansas*W 21–7
December 1Tulane
W 7–660,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game
  • Source: LSUSports.net: 1956 LSU football schedule[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1957 Gumbo, LSU Press, p. 200–215
  2. "1956 LSU football schedule". LSUSports.net. http://www.lsusports.net/SportSelect.dbml?SPSID=27811&SPID=2164&DB_OEM_ID=5200&Q_SEASON=1956. Retrieved November 12, 2013.


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