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1956 Texas Christian Horned Frogs Schedule and Results

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Record: 8-3, .727 W-L% (26th of 111) ▪ Rank: 14th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Abe Martin (8-3)

PS/G: 21.0 (29th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 10.0 (26th of 111)
SRS: 15.42 (12th of 111) ▪ SOS: 7.24 (30th of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Cotton Bowl 28-27 versus Syracuse

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
7 4 8 4 4 10   17   18 14 14

11 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 22, 1956 Sat (7) Texas Christian @ Kansas Big 7 W 32 0 1 0 0 W 1
2 Oct 6, 1956 Sat (8) Texas Christian Arkansas SWC W 41 6 2 0 0 W 2
3 Oct 13, 1956 Sat (4) Texas Christian @ Alabama SEC W 23 6 3 0 0 W 3
4 Oct 20, 1956 Sat (4) Texas Christian @ (14) Texas A&M SWC L 6 7 3 1 0 L 1
5 Oct 27, 1956 Sat (10) Texas Christian (19) Miami (FL) Ind L 0 14 3 2 0 L 2
6 Nov 3, 1956 Sat Texas Christian (15) Baylor SWC W 7 6 4 2 0 W 1
7 Nov 10, 1956 Sat (17) Texas Christian @ Texas Tech Ind L 7 21 4 3 0 L 1
8 Nov 17, 1956 Sat Texas Christian Texas SWC W 46 0 5 3 0 W 1
9 Nov 24, 1956 Sat (18) Texas Christian @ Rice SWC W 20 17 6 3 0 W 2
10 Dec 1, 1956 Sat (14) Texas Christian @ Southern Methodist SWC W 21 6 7 3 0 W 3
11 Jan 1, 1957 Tue (14) Texas Christian (8) Syracuse Ind W 28 27 8 3 0 W 4 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)