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1956 Pittsburgh Panthers Schedule and Results

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Record: 7-3-1, .682 W-L% (33rd of 111) ▪ Rank: 13th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Michelosen (7-3-1)

PS/G: 14.2 (71st of 111) ▪ PA/G: 10.8 (35th of 111)
SRS: 14.55 (16th of 111) ▪ SOS: 11.00 (5th of 111)

Bowl Game: Lost Gator Bowl 21-14 versus Georgia Tech

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
10 10 7   16 13 11 20 16 14 12 13

11 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 22, 1956 Sat (10) Pittsburgh @ West Virginia Southern W 14 13 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 29, 1956 Sat (10) Pittsburgh (7) Syracuse Ind W 14 7 2 0 0 W 2
3 Oct 6, 1956 Sat (7) Pittsburgh @ California PCC L 0 14 2 1 0 L 1
4 Oct 20, 1956 Sat (16) Pittsburgh @ Duke ACC W 27 14 3 1 0 W 1 Norfolk, VA
5 Oct 27, 1956 Sat (13) Pittsburgh Oregon PCC W 14 7 4 1 0 W 2
6 Nov 3, 1956 Sat (11) Pittsburgh @ (8) Minnesota Big Ten L 6 9 4 2 0 L 1
7 Nov 10, 1956 Sat (20) Pittsburgh Notre Dame Ind W 26 13 5 2 0 W 1
8 Nov 17, 1956 Sat (16) Pittsburgh Army Ind W 20 7 6 2 0 W 2
9 Nov 24, 1956 Sat (14) Pittsburgh Penn State Ind T 7 7 6 2 1 T 1
10 Dec 8, 1956 Sat (12) Pittsburgh @ (6) Miami (FL) Ind W 14 7 7 2 1 W 1
11 Dec 29, 1956 Sat (12) Pittsburgh N (4) Georgia Tech SEC L 14 21 7 3 1 L 1 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)