1956 Auburn Tigers football team

1956 Auburn Tigers football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1956 record 7–3 (4–3 SEC)
Head coach Ralph Jordan
Home stadium Cliff Hare Stadium
1956 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Tennessee 6 0 0     10 1 0
#4 Georgia Tech 7 1 0     10 1 0
Florida 5 2 0     6 3 1
Ole Miss 4 2 0     7 3 0
Auburn 4 3 0     7 3 0
Kentucky 4 4 0     6 4 0
Tulane 3 3 0     6 4 0
Vanderbilt 2 5 0     5 5 0
Alabama 2 5 0     2 7 1
Mississippi State 2 5 0     4 6 0
LSU 1 5 0     3 7 0
Georgia 1 6 0     3 6 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1956 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1956 college football season. It was the Tigers' 65th overall and 24th season as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The team was led by head coach Ralph "Shug" Jordan, in his sixth year, and played their home games at Cliff Hare Stadium in Auburn and Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama. They finished with a record of seven wins and three losses (7–3 overall, 4–3 in the SEC).

Schedule

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 29 Tennessee Legion FieldBirmingham, AL L 7–35  
October 6 Furman* Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, AL W 41–0  
October 13 at Kentucky McLean StadiumLexington, KY W 13–0  
October 20 at #3 Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 7–28  
October 27 Houston* Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 12–0  
November 3 at Florida Florida FieldGainesville, FL (Rivalry) L 0–20  
November 10 Mississippi State Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 27–20  
November 17 vs. Georgia Memorial StadiumColumbus, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 20–0  
November 24 Florida State* Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 13–7  
December 1 vs. Alabama Legion Field • Birmingham, AL (Iron Bowl) W 34–7  
*Non-conference game. AP Poll.
  • Source: 1956 Auburn football schedule[1][2]

References

  1. ^ 2009 Auburn Football Media Guide (PDF). Auburn, Alabama: Auburn Media Relations Office. 2009. p. 188. 
  2. ^ "1956 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Retrieved December 19, 2012. 
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