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1956 Washington State Cougars football
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
1956 record3–6–1 (2–5–1 PCC)
Head coachJim Sutherland (1st season)
Home stadiumRogers Field,
Memorial Stadium (Spokane, WA)
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 Washington State Cougars football team was an American football team that represented Washington State College during the 1956 NCAA University Division football season. Head coach Jim Sutherland led the team to a 2–5–1 mark in the PCC and 3–6–1 overall.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 22No. 14 StanfordL 26–40 23,500
September 29San Jose State*W 33–18 9,000
October 6at IdahoW 33–19 16,300
October 13at UCLAL 0–28 27,192
October 20Oregon State
  • Rogers Field
  • Pullman, WA
L 0–21 14,500
October 27at Pacific*L 12–33 23,500
November 3No. 20 USC
  • Rogers Field
  • Pullman, WA
L 12–28 13,000
November 10at OregonT 7–7 13,200
November 17at CaliforniaW 14–13 32,000
November 24Washington
L 26–40 20,700
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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