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1956 Oregon Webfoots football
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
1956 record4–4–2 (3–3–2 PCC)
Head coachLen Casanova (6th season)
Home stadiumHayward Field
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 Webfoots football team represented the University of Oregon in the Pacific Coast Conference (PCC) during the 1956 NCAA University Division football season. In their sixth season under head coach Len Casanova, the Webfoots compiled a 4–4–2 record (3–3–2 against PCC opponents), finished in fifth place in the PCC, and outscored their opponents, 133 to 102.[1] The team played its home games at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.

The team's statistical leaders included Tom Crabtree with 366 passing yards, Jack Morris with 519 rushing yards, and Jim Shanley with 173 receiving yards.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 22at Colorado*W 35–0
September 29IdahoNo. 18W 21–14
October 5at UCLAL 0–6
October 13at WashingtonL 7–20
October 20Stanford
  • Hayward Field
  • Eugene, OR
L 7–21
October 27at No. 13 Pittsburgh*L 7–14
November 3at CaliforniaW 28–6
November 10Washington State
  • Hayward Field
  • Eugene, OR
T 7–7
November 17No. 14 USCW 7–0
November 24at No. 11 Oregon StateT 14–14
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1956 Oregon Ducks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/oregon/1956-schedule.html. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  2. "1956 Oregon Ducks Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/oregon/1956.html. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
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