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1956 George Washington Colonials Schedule and Results

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Record: 8-1-1, .850 W-L% (9th of 111) ▪ Rank: 17th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Southern  ▪ Conference Record: 5-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bo Sherman (8-1-1)

PS/G: 17.1 (46th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 8.1 (11th of 111)
SRS: 2.77 (52nd of 111) ▪ SOS: -7.04 (87th of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Sun Bowl 13-0 versus Texas-El Paso

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   17 14   18 17 16 17

10 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 22, 1956 Sat George Washington @ Miami (OH) Non-Major W 7 6 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 29, 1956 Sat George Washington @ Furman Southern W 10 0 2 0 0 W 2
3 Oct 5, 1956 Fri George Washington Hardin-Simmons BIAA W 13 7 3 0 0 W 3
4 Oct 13, 1956 Sat (16) George Washington @ Boston University Ind T 20 20 3 0 1 T 1
5 Oct 20, 1956 Sat George Washington Virginia Military Institute Southern W 40 14 4 0 1 W 1
6 Oct 26, 1956 Fri (17) George Washington William & Mary Southern W 16 14 5 0 1 W 2
7 Nov 3, 1956 Sat (14) George Washington @ West Virginia Southern L 0 14 5 1 1 L 1
8 Nov 9, 1956 Fri George Washington Richmond Southern W 32 6 6 1 1 W 1
9 Nov 17, 1956 Sat (18) George Washington @ Citadel Southern W 20 0 7 1 1 W 2
10 Jan 1, 1957 Tue (16) George Washington @ Texas-El Paso BIAA W 13 0 8 1 1 W 3 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)