1957 Season

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1957 Varsity Football Team

Record: 8-1
Combined Statistics: Link

Head Coach: Lee Tressel (2nd year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 16-3

Team Captains: Ivory Benjamin, Chuck Beiter

All-Ohio: Clyde Childers (1st), Ivory Benjamin (1st), Chuck Beiter (2nd), Leaman Williamson (3rd)

AP State Poll:
1. Cleveland Benedictine (9-0) – defeated Massillon
2. Massillon (8-1) – defeated Warren Harding; lost to Cleveland Benedictine
3. Toledo DeVilbiss
4. Warren Harding (9-1) – lost to Massillon
5. Youngstown South (9-0)
6. Troy (9-0)
7. Fremont Ross (9-0-1)
8. East Cleveland Shaw (9-1)
9. Cincinnati Purcell (8-1-1)
10. Toledo Central

All-Time Record: 382-128-29
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 30-27-5

Noteworthy Items: (1) The game with Mansfield was canceled due to a flu epidemic. A proposal to play the game after the season was completed was nixed by the Mansfield administration. (2) Massillon lost to state champion Cleveland Benedictine 13-7.

OpponentRecordH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*Statistics Links
Akron SouthH330W9,302Game StoryGame Stats
Canton LincolnH190W11,939Game StoryGame Stats
Alliance7-2H286W15,656Game StoryGame Stats
Steubenville5-5A267W8,500Game StoryGame Stats
Cleveland Benedictine9-0H713L13,505Game StoryGame Stats
Mansfield (canceled - flu)Canceled - FluStory
Warren Harding9-1H2014W21,332Game StoryGame Stats
Barberton3-6A300W7,000Game StoryGame Stats
Akron GarfieldH330W8,944Game StoryGame Stats
Canton McKinley8-2A257W20,824Game StoryGame Stats
TOTAL22147117,002Season Stats