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1956 Clemson Tigers Schedule and Results

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Record: 7-2-2, .727 W-L% (26th of 111) ▪ Rank: 19th in Final AP Poll
Conference: ACC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Frank Howard (7-2-2)

PS/G: 15.2 (63rd of 111) ▪ PA/G: 9.2 (18th of 111)
SRS: 8.01 (34th of 111) ▪ SOS: 2.01 (53rd of 111)

Bowl Game: Lost Orange Bowl 27-21 versus Colorado

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
        15 20 13 11 13     19

11 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 22, 1956 Sat Clemson Presbyterian Non-Major W 27 7 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 29, 1956 Sat Clemson @ (19) Florida SEC T 20 20 1 0 1 T 1
3 Oct 6, 1956 Sat Clemson @ North Carolina State ACC W 13 7 2 0 1 W 1
4 Oct 13, 1956 Sat Clemson @ Wake Forest ACC W 17 0 3 0 1 W 2
5 Oct 25, 1956 Thu (20) Clemson @ South Carolina ACC W 7 0 4 0 1 W 3
6 Nov 3, 1956 Sat (13) Clemson (15) Virginia Tech Southern W 21 6 5 0 1 W 4
7 Nov 10, 1956 Sat (11) Clemson @ Maryland ACC T 6 6 5 0 2 T 1
8 Nov 16, 1956 Fri (13) Clemson @ (8) Miami (FL) Ind L 0 21 5 1 2 L 1
9 Nov 24, 1956 Sat Clemson Virginia ACC W 7 0 6 1 2 W 1
10 Dec 1, 1956 Sat Clemson Furman Southern W 28 7 7 1 2 W 2
11 Jan 1, 1957 Tue Clemson N (19) Colorado Big 7 L 21 27 7 2 2 L 1 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)