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1956 Navy Midshipmen football
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
CoachesNo. 19
APNo. 16
1956 record6–1–2
Head coachEddie Erdelatz (7th season)
Home stadiumThompson Stadium
Seasons
← 1955
1957 →
1956 NCAA University Division independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Miami (FL)         8 1 1
No. 8 Syracuse         7 2 0
No. 13 Pittsburgh         7 3 1
No. 16 Navy         6 1 2
Air Force         6 2 1
Penn State         6 2 1
Pacific (CA)         6 3 1
Army         5 3 1
Holy Cross         5 3 1
Villanova         5 4 0
Boston College         5 4 0
Florida State         5 4 1
Cincinnati         4 5 0
Colgate         4 5 0
Dayton         4 6 0
Drake         3 6 0
Rutgers         3 7 0
Texas Tech         2 7 1
San Jose State         2 7 1
Notre Dame         2 8 0
Boston University         1 5 2
Marquette         0 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1956 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy (USNA) during the 1956 NCAA University Division football season. Navy competed as an independent with no conference affiliation. The team was led by seventh-year head coach Eddie Erdelatz.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 29William & MaryW 39–14
October 6at CornellW 14–0
October 13at TulaneL 6–21
October 20Cincinnati
  • Thompson Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 13–7
October 27at PennW 54–6
November 3Notre DameW 33–757,773
November 10at DukeNo. 12T 7–7
November 17VirginiaNo. 15
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Baltimore, MD
W 34–7
December 1vs. ArmyNo. 13T 7–7
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

[[ |Navy Midshipmen]]


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