1955 UMass Redmen football team

The 1955 UMass Redmen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1955 college football season as a member of the NCAA's Yankee Conference. The team was coached by Charlie O'Rourke and played its home games at Alumni Field in Amherst, Massachusetts. UMass finished the season with a record of 4–4 overall and 1–3 in conference play.

1955 UMass Redmen football
ConferenceYankee Conference
1955 record4–4 (1–3 YC)
Head coach
Home stadiumAlumni Field
Seasons
← 1954
1956 →
1955 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Rhode Island $ 4 0 1     6 1 2
Maine 2 1 1     5 1 1
Connecticut 2 2 0     4 4 0
New Hampshire 1 1 2     2 4 2
UMass 1 3 0     4 4 0
Vermont 0 3 0     3 3 1
  • $ – Conference champion

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 26American International*W 27–13
October 1Harvard*
  • Alumni Field
  • Amherst, MA
L 6–60
October 8at ConnecticutL 13–18
October 15Rhode Island
  • Alumni Field
  • Amherst, MA
L 15–39
October 22at Northeastern*W 33–13
October 29Vermont
  • Alumni Field
  • Amherst, MA
W 54–13
November 5at Brandeis*
W 17–6
November 12at New HampshireL 7–21
  • *Non-conference game

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