1956 Yale Bulldogs football
Ivy League champion
ConferenceIvy League
CoachesNo. 17
1956 record8–1 (7–0 Ivy)
Head coachJordan Olivar (5th season)
Home stadiumYale Bowl
← 1955
1957 →

Template:1956 Ivy League football standings The 1956 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University as a member of the Ivy League. They were led by fifth year head coach Jordan Olivar and played their home games at the Yale Bowl. They finished the season as Ivy League champions with an overall record of eight wins and one loss.


September 29Connecticut*W 19–14
October 6Brown
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 20–2
October 13at Columbia
W 33–19
October 20Cornell
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 25–7
October 27Colgate*
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
L 6–14
November 3Dartmouth
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 19–0
November 10Penn
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 40–7
November 17No. 20 Princeton
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 42–20
November 24at HarvardW 42–14
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

*Schedule Source:[1]


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