1956 UMass Redmen football
ConferenceYankee Conference
1956 record2–5–1 (1–4 YC)
Head coachCharlie O'Rourke (5th season)
Home stadiumAlumni Field
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Template:1956 Yankee Conference football standings

The 1956 UMass Redmen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1956 NCAA College Division football season as a member of the Yankee Conference in the NCAA's newly created College Division. The team was coached by Charlie O'Rourke and played its home games at Alumni Field in Amherst, Massachusetts. UMass finished the season with a record of 2–5–1 overall and 1–4 in conference play.


September 22at [[{{{school}}}|American International]]*Springfield, MAT 6–6
September 29at Boston University*L 6–19
October 13at ConnecticutL 6–71
October 20at Rhode IslandL 13–34
October 27Northeastern*
  • Alumni Field
  • Amherst, MA
W 12–6
November 3at VermontW 26–19
November 10[[{{{school}}}|Brandeis]]*
L 7–47
November 17New Hampshire
L 7–28
  • *Non-conference game


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