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1956 Baylor Bears Schedule and Results

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Record: 9-2, .818 W-L% (11th of 111) ▪ Rank: 11th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC  ▪ Conference Record: 4-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Sam Boyd (9-2)

PS/G: 18.4 (40th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 6.6 (4th of 111)
SRS: 17.91 (9th of 111) ▪ SOS: 7.09 (31st of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Sugar Bowl 13-7 versus Tennessee

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 Final
    16 10 10 8 15     16 15 11

11 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 22, 1956 Sat Baylor @ California PCC W 7 6 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 29, 1956 Sat Baylor Texas Tech Ind W 27 0 2 0 0 W 2
3 Oct 6, 1956 Sat (16) Baylor @ Maryland ACC W 14 0 3 0 0 W 3
4 Oct 13, 1956 Sat (10) Baylor @ Arkansas SWC W 14 7 4 0 0 W 4
5 Oct 27, 1956 Sat (8) Baylor (7) Texas A&M SWC L 13 19 4 1 0 L 1
6 Nov 3, 1956 Sat (15) Baylor @ Texas Christian SWC L 6 7 4 2 0 L 2
7 Nov 10, 1956 Sat Baylor Texas SWC W 10 7 5 2 0 W 1
8 Nov 17, 1956 Sat Baylor @ Nebraska Big 7 W 26 7 6 2 0 W 2
9 Nov 24, 1956 Sat (16) Baylor @ Southern Methodist SWC W 26 0 7 2 0 W 3
10 Dec 1, 1956 Sat (15) Baylor Rice SWC W 46 13 8 2 0 W 4
11 Jan 1, 1957 Tue (15) Baylor N (2) Tennessee SEC W 13 7 9 2 0 W 5 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)