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1956 NC State Wolfpack football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1956 record3–7 (2–4 ACC)
Head coachEarle Edwards (3rd season)
Home stadiumRiddick Stadium
Seasons
← 1955
1957 →
1956 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#19 Clemson 4 0 1     7 2 2
Duke 4 1 0     5 4 1
South Carolina 5 2 0     7 3 0
Maryland 2 2 1     2 7 1
North Carolina 2 3 1     2 7 1
NC State 2 4 0     3 7 0
Wake Forest 1 5 1     2 5 3
Virginia 1 4 0     3 7 0
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1956 NC State Wolfpack football team represented North Carolina State University during the 1956 NCAA University Division football season. The Wolfpack were led by third-year head coach Earle Edwards and played their home games at Riddick Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina. They competed as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, finishing in sixth. NC State's victory over rival North Carolina was the school's first ACC victory, coming in their fourth year in the conference.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 22at North CarolinaW 26–6
September 29vs. VPI*No. 20L 6–35
October 6ClemsonL 7–13
October 13Florida State*
  • Riddick Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
L 0–14
October 20at Dayton*W 20–0
October 27at DukeL 0–42
November 3at Wake ForestL 0–13
November 10South Carolina
  • Riddick Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC (Rivalry)
W 14–7
November 17at Penn State*L 7–14
November 22Maryland
  • Riddick Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
L 14–25
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

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