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1956 Border Intercollegiate Athletic Association Year Summary

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Record: 35-26-0, .574 W-L% (4th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -0.73 (7th of 12) ▪ SOS: -4.86 (9th of 12)

Conference Champion: Texas-El Paso

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Texas-El Paso 9 2 0 .818 5 0 0 1.000 27.7 7.1 8.96 -5.22
Arizona State 9 1 0 .900 3 1 0 .750 30.6 8.3 8.97 -6.94
West Texas A&M 8 2 0 .800 2 2 0 .500 29.6 9.6 5.50 -9.10
Arizona 4 6 0 .400 1 2 0 .333 18.0 18.2 -6.42 -3.02
Hardin-Simmons 4 6 0 .400 1 3 0 .250 16.4 21.7 -3.27 0.13
New Mexico State 1 9 0 .100 0 4 0 .000 13.1 27.6 -18.10 -5.00

2 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1957-01-01 Sun Bowl George Washington 13 Texas-El Paso 0 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
1957-01-01 Tangerine Bowl West Texas A&M 20 Southern Mississippi 13 Tangerine Bowl (Orlando, FL)