1956 Villanova Wildcats football
ConferenceIndependent
1956 record5–4
Head coachFrank Reagan (3rd season)
CaptainJoseph Ryan
Home stadiumVillanova 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 Villanova Wildcats football team represented the Villanova University during the 1956 NCAA University Division football season. The head coach was Frank Reagan, coaching his third season with the Wildcats. The team played their home games at Villanova Stadium in Villanova, Pennsylvania.[1]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 22at No. 9 Texas A&ML 0–19
September 29at DetroitW 8–7
October 13at DaytonW 13–0
October 20at Boston UniversityW 27–13
October 27Florida StateL 13–20
November 3at Boston College
  • Fenway Park
  • Boston, MA
L 6–7
November 10The CitadelW 46–0
November 17at HoustonL 13–26
November 24Iowa State
  • Villanova Stadium
  • Villanova, PA
W 26–0
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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