1955 Cincinnati Bearcats football team

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1955 Cincinnati Bearcats football
ConferenceIndependent
1955 record1–6–2
Head coach
CaptainJoe Miller
Home stadium Nippert Stadium
Seasons
  1954
1956  
1955 Midwestern college football independents records
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Ferris     610
No. 9 Notre Dame     820
Wabash     531
Michigan Tech     430
Washington University     540
Youngstown     450
Dayton     360
Marquette     261
Baldwin–Wallace     260
Cincinnati     162
Rose Poly     161
Northern Michigan     070
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1955 Cincinnati Bearcats football team was an American football team that represented the University of Cincinnati as an independent during the 1955 college football season. In their first year under head coach George Blackburn, the Bearcats compiled a 1–6–2 and were outscored by a total of 199 to 97. [1] [2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 24 Dayton L 14–15
October 1at Pacific (CA) L 13–27
October 8 Xavier
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH (Rivalry)
L 0–37
October 15 Marquette
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 13–12
October 22at Tulsa T 21–21
October 29 Detroit
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
T 0–0
November 5at Wichita L 16–20
November 12 Hardin–Simmons
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
L 20–53
November 24 Miami (OH)
L 0–14

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References

  1. 1 2 "1955 Cincinnati Bearcats Schedule and Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved January 14, 2020.
  2. "Cincinnati Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Cincinnati. 2018. p. 108. Retrieved January 14, 2020.