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1956 Southern Conference Year Summary

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Record: 38-43-6, .471 W-L% (10th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -5.56 (10th of 12) ▪ SOS: -5.04 (10th of 12)

Conference Champion: West Virginia

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(George Washington)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Virginia Tech 7 2 1 .750 3 0 0 1.000 26.4 9.8 7.84 -3.96
West Virginia 6 4 0 .600 5 0 0 1.000 13.0 10.6 3.51 1.11
George Washington 8 1 1 .850 5 1 0 .833 17.1 8.1 2.77 -7.04
Furman 2 8 0 .200 2 2 0 .500 6.7 18.5 -10.19 -1.09
Virginia Military Institute 3 6 1 .350 2 3 1 .417 16.7 22.0 -9.24 -4.54
Davidson 5 3 1 .611 1 2 1 .375 21.2 14.0 -7.93 -12.16
Richmond 4 5 0 .444 2 5 0 .286 15.8 17.8 -9.98 -6.43
Citadel 3 5 1 .389 1 3 0 .250 15.1 16.6 -10.13 -9.02
William & Mary 0 9 1 .050 0 5 0 .000 8.4 24.6 -16.71 -2.21

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 Final
George Washington       16   17 14   18 17 16 17
Virginia Tech         18 16 15          
West Virginia       20                

1 Bowl Game

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)