Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  >  > Schedule and Results

1956 Penn State Nittany Lions Schedule and Results

Previous Year ▪ Next Year

Record: 6-2-1, .722 W-L% (28th of 111)
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Rip Engle (6-2-1)

PS/G: 19.7 (32nd of 111) ▪ PA/G: 6.7 (5th of 111)
SRS: 12.20 (20th of 111) ▪ SOS: 3.09 (48th of 111)

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
          18 12          

9 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 29, 1956 Sat Penn State @ Pennsylvania Ivy W 34 0 1 0 0 W 1
2 Oct 6, 1956 Sat Penn State @ (15) Army Ind L 7 14 1 1 0 L 1
3 Oct 13, 1956 Sat Penn State Holy Cross Ind W 43 0 2 1 0 W 1
4 Oct 20, 1956 Sat Penn State @ (5) Ohio State Big Ten W 7 6 3 1 0 W 2
5 Oct 27, 1956 Sat (18) Penn State West Virginia Southern W 16 6 4 1 0 W 3
6 Nov 3, 1956 Sat (12) Penn State @ (17) Syracuse Ind L 9 13 4 2 0 L 1
7 Nov 10, 1956 Sat Penn State Boston University Ind W 40 7 5 2 0 W 1
8 Nov 17, 1956 Sat Penn State North Carolina State ACC W 14 7 6 2 0 W 2
9 Nov 24, 1956 Sat Penn State @ (14) Pittsburgh Ind T 7 7 6 2 1 T 1