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1956 Oregon State Beavers football
PCC champion
Rose Bowl, L 19–35 vs. Iowa
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 13
APNo. 10
1956 record7–3–1 (6–1–1 PCC)
Head coachTommy Prothro
Home stadiumParker Stadium
Seasons
← 1955
1957 →
1956 PCC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 Oregon State 6 1 1     7 3 1
#18 USC 5 2 0     8 2 0
UCLA 5 2 0     7 3 0
Washington 4 4 0     5 5 0
Oregon 3 3 2     4 4 2
Stanford 3 4 0     4 6 0
Washington State 2 5 1     3 6 1
California 2 5 0     3 7 0
Idaho 0 4 0     2 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1956 Oregon State Beavers football team represented Oregon State College in the 1956 NCAA University Division football season. The Beavers ended the season with a record of 7–3–1. The team captains were Dick Corrick and Gerry Laird. The Beavers scored 203 points and allowed 166 points. Led by head coach Tommy Prothro, Oregon State won the Pacific Coast Conference championship and represented the conference in the Rose Bowl.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 22at Missouri*W 19–13 22,000
September 28at No. 6 USCL 13–21 53,714
October 6at No. 20 Iowa*L 13–14 41,027
October 13CaliforniaW 21–13 14,125
October 20at Washington StateW 21–0 14,500
October 27UCLA
  • Parker Stadium
  • Corvallis, OR
W 21–7 17,080
November 3WashingtonNo. 17W 28–20 32,890
November 10at No. 20 StanfordNo. 14W 20–19 65,000
November 17at IdahoNo. 11W 14–10 5,000
November 24OregonNo. 11
T 14–14 17,300
January 1vs. No. 3 Iowa*No. 10L 19–35 100,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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