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1955 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

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Record: 69-48-7, .585 W-L% (1st of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 8.02 (2nd of 11) ▪ SOS: 5.26 (4th of 11)

Conference Champion: Mississippi

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Auburn, Georgia Tech and Mississippi)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Auburn, Georgia Tech and Mississippi)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Mississippi 10 1 0 .909 5 1 0 .833 24.1 10.0 18.88 5.70
Georgia Tech 9 1 1 .864 4 1 1 .750 17.2 4.2 17.36 6.00
Auburn 8 2 1 .773 5 2 1 .688 20.4 11.2 9.49 1.67
Vanderbilt 8 3 0 .727 5 3 0 .625 21.8 7.8 11.33 1.15
Tennessee 6 3 1 .650 3 2 1 .583 18.8 9.2 7.79 2.09
Kentucky 6 3 1 .650 3 3 1 .500 17.8 13.1 9.49 4.59
Mississippi State 6 4 0 .600 4 4 0 .500 17.3 14.2 6.05 3.85
Tulane 5 4 1 .550 3 3 1 .500 16.3 13.6 5.78 3.08
Louisiana State 3 5 2 .400 2 3 1 .417 13.9 14.9 9.62 11.12
Florida 4 6 0 .400 3 5 0 .375 11.1 12.6 6.30 8.70
Georgia 4 6 0 .400 2 5 0 .286 17.3 17.0 4.69 5.19
Alabama 0 10 0 .000 0 7 0 .000 4.8 25.6 -10.57 10.03

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/19 9/26 10/3 10/10 10/17 10/24 10/31 11/7 11/14 11/21 Final
Georgia Tech 10 2 3 4 5 13 12 8 11 10 9 7
Auburn 17     14 17 9 8 14 12 12 10 8
Mississippi 15 8         20 15 14 14 15 10
Florida   19                    
Kentucky       19 20     17        
Louisiana State   16                    
Mississippi State               20 18      
Tennessee                   17    
Vanderbilt                     19  

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1956-01-02 Cotton Bowl Mississippi 14 Texas Christian 13 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1956-01-02 Sugar Bowl Georgia Tech 7 Pittsburgh 0 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
1955-12-31 Gator Bowl Vanderbilt 25 Auburn 13 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)