1925 SMU Mustangs football team

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1925 SMU Mustangs football
Conference Southwest Conference
1925 record 5–2–2 (1–1–2 SWC)
Head coach Ray Morrison (6th season)
Captain James Magness
Home stadium Fair Park Stadium
Seasons
← 1924
1926 →
1925 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Texas A&M $ 4 1 0     7 1 1
TCU 2 0 1     7 1 1
Texas 2 1 1     6 2 1
SMU 1 1 2     5 2 2
Arkansas 2 2 1     4 4 1
Rice 1 2 1     4 4 1
Baylor 0 3 2     3 5 2
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1925 SMU Mustangs football team was an American football team that represented Southern Methodist University (SMU) as a member of the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1925 college football season. In its sixth season under head coach Ray Morrison, the team compiled a 5–2–2 record (1–1–2 against SWC opponents), finished fourth in the conference, and outscored opponents by a total of 148 to 41.[1][2] James Magness was the team captain.[1] The team played its home games at Fair Park Stadium in Dallas.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance Source
September 26 North Texas State Teachers* W 48–0 [1]
October 3 Abilene Christian*
  • Fair Park Stadium
  • Dallas, TX
W 52–7 [3]
October 9 Washington University*
  • Fair Park Stadium
  • Dallas, TX
W 20–6 [4]
October 16 at Texas A&M L 0–7 [5]
October 24 Oklahoma*
  • Fair Park Stadium
  • Dallas, TX
L 0–9 [6]
October 31 Texas
  • Fair Park Stadium
  • Dallas, TX
T 0–0 [7]
November 7 Arkansas
  • Fair Park Stadium
  • Dallas, TX
T 10–0 4,000 [8]
November 14 Baylor
  • Fair Park Stadium
  • Dallas, TX
W 7–6 [9]
November 26 Drake*
  • Fair Park Stadium
  • Dallas, TX
W 21–6 [10]
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2018 SMU Football Media Guide" (PDF). Southern Methodist University. p. 90.
  2. ^ "1925 SMU Mustangs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 21, 2019.
  3. ^ "Mustangs Run Up Big Score Against Abilene". Sunday American-Statesman. October 4, 1925. p. 7 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Cortmeglia and SMU Beat Washington". The Austin Statesman. October 10, 1925. p. 5 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Aggies Trim Ponies, 7-0". The Austin American. October 17, 1925. p. 5 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Mustangs Lose Hard Fought Game to Okla. Sooners: Texans Put Up Stubborn Fight". Sunday American-Statesman. October 25, 1925. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Longhorns Hold Mustangs on 1-Foot Line In 0-0 Tie: Ponies Flash Great Offense". Sunday American-Statesman. November 1, 1925. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Ponies and Porkers Tangle Up In a Scoreless Colorless Tie at Dallas". Sunday American-Statesman. November 8, 1925. p. 9.
  9. ^ "Mustangs Beat Bears 7 to 6 in Spirited Game". Sunday American-Statesman. November 15, 1925. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "S.M.U. Beats Off Drake Invasion Of S.W. 21 to 8". The Waco News-Tribune. November 27, 1925. p. 11 – via Newspapers.com.