|1956 NC State Wolfpack football|
|Conference||Atlantic Coast Conference|
|1956 record||3–7 (2–4 ACC)|
|Head coach||Earle Edwards (3rd season)|
|Home stadium||Riddick Stadium|
|1956 ACC football standings|
|#19 Clemson †||4||–||0||–||1||7||–||2||–||2|
|Rankings from AP Poll|
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.
|September 22||at North Carolina||W 26–6|
|September 29||vs. VPI*||No. 20||L 6–35|
|October 6||Clemson||L 7–13|
|October 13||Florida State*||L 0–14|
|October 20||at Dayton*||W 20–0|
|October 27||at Duke||L 0–42|
|November 3||at Wake Forest||L 0–13|
|November 10||South Carolina||W 14–7|
|November 17||at Penn State*||L 7–14|
|November 22||Maryland||L 14–25|
- "1956 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/conferences/acc/1956.html. Retrieved January 16, 2013.
- "1956 North Carolina State Wolfpack Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/north-carolina-state/1956-schedule.html.