•Maryland vs. Syracuse. Montmen many and massive. Orange is not green. Could spoil but won't. MARYLAND.
This is an article from the Sept. 24, 1956 issue
•West Virginia vs. Pittsburgh. Mountaineers meet Panthers in Morgantown. Kinfolks have counted the days until city cousins visit. Fast-starting West Virginians could cause trouble. There'll be fightin' and feudin' but the Panthers have too much. PITT.
•Southern Methodist vs. Notre Dame. Terry's Terriers, young and frisky, make first stop of season at Big D. Act features many new talented performers under veteran ringmaster, The Great Hornung. Methodists, too, have new herd of horses. Mustangs not ready for big time. NOTRE DAME.
•Kentucky vs. Georgia Tech. Kentucky's Collier has done the best coaching job in the country these past two years but Dodd's Yellow Jackets are bowl-bound again. GEORGIA TECH.
•North Carolina vs. N.C. State. Improved Wolfpack could spoil Tatum's Tar Heel homecoming party. No love lost here. NORTH CAROLINA.
•California vs. Baylor. Pappy Waldorf's California Bears confront a Baylor Bear with more talent. Successful debut for Coach Sam Boyd. BAYLOR.
•Vanderbilt vs. Georgia. Commodores riding crest after convincing Gator Bowl win over Auburn at the end of last season. Young Bulldogs snarling and hungry. An upset. GEORGIA.
•Miss. State vs. Florida. Maroons are missing experienced quarterback. Must year for talented Gators. FLORIDA.
UCLA over Utah (Sept. 21)
TCU over Kansas
Kansas State over Oklahoma A&M
Washington over Idaho
Oregon State over Missouri
Rice over Alabama
Texas A&M over Villanova
Tulane over Virginia Tech
Denver over Utah State
Virginia over VMI
Wyoming over Arizona
Oregon over Colorado
Nebraska over South Dakota
Wake Forest over William & Mary
Southern California over Texas
Stanford over Wash. St.
Duke over South Carolina