1956 Stanford Indians football team

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1956 Stanford Indians football
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Conference Pacific Coast Conference
1956 record 4–6 (3–4 PCC)
Head coach Chuck Taylor (6th year)
Home stadium Stanford Stadium
Seasons
« 1955 1957 »
1956 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 Oregon State $ 6 1 1     7 3 1
#18 USC 5 2 0     8 2 0
UCLA 5 2 0     7 3 0
Washington 4 4 0     5 5 0
Oregon 3 3 2     4 4 2
Stanford 3 4 0     4 6 0
Washington State 2 5 1     3 6 1
California 2 5 0     3 7 0
Idaho 0 4 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1956 Stanford Indians football team represented Stanford University in the 1956 college football season. The team was led by Chuck Taylor in his sixth year. The team played their home games at Stanford Stadium in Stanford, California.[1]


Schedule

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 22 vs. Washington State #14 Memorial StadiumSpokane, WA W 40–26  
September 29 #3 Michigan State* #12 Stanford StadiumStanford, CA L 7–21  
October 6 at #4 Ohio State* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 20–32  
October 13 San Jose State* Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA (Rivalry) W 40–20  
October 20 at Oregon Hayward FieldEugene, OR W 21–7  
October 27 #6 USC Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA W 27–19  
November 3 at UCLA #10 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 13–14  
November 10 #14 Oregon State #20 Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA L 19–20  
November 17 Washington Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA L 13–34  
November 22 at #19 California California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA (59th Big Game) L 18–20  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Players drafted by the NFL

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
John Brodie Quarterback 1 3 San Francisco 49ers
Paul Camera End 4 42 Cleveland Browns
Allen Napolean Back 24 283 Cleveland Browns

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References

  1. "Stanford Game-by-Game Results; 1956–1960". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved December 17, 2013. 
  2. "1957 NFL Draft". Retrieved November 25, 2013.