1936 TCU Horned Frogs football team

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1936 TCU Horned Frogs football
Cotton Bowl Classic Champions
Conference Southwestern Conference
Ranking
AP #16
1936 record 9–2–2 (4–1–1 SWC)
Head coach Dutch Meyer
Home stadium Amon G. Carter Stadium
Seasons
« 1935 1937 »
1936 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#18 Arkansas 5 1 0     7 3 0
#16 TCU 4 1 1     9 2 2
Texas A&M 3 2 1     8 3 1
Baylor 3 2 1     6 3 1
SMU 2 3 1     5 4 1
Rice 1 5 0     5 7 0
Texas 1 5 0     2 6 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1936 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1936 college football season. The team compiled nine wins. The offense scored 160 points while the defense allowed 58 points. The Frogs defeated Marquette in the inaugural Cotton Bowl Classic.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 19 at Howard Payne* Brownwood, TX W 6–0  
September 26 at Texas Tech* Tech FieldLubbock, TX (Rivalry) L 0–7  
October 3 Arkansas Amon G. Carter StadiumFt. Worth, TX W 18–14  
October 10 at Tulsa* Skelly FieldTulsa, OK W 10–7  
October 17 at Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX L 7–18  
October 24 Mississippi State* Amon G. Carter Stadium • Ft. Worth, TX T 0–0  
October 31 Baylor Amon G. Carter Stadium • Ft. Worth, TX (Rivalry) W 28–0  
November 7 at Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX W 27–6  
November 14 Centenary* #18 Amon G. Carter Stadium • Ft. Worth, TX W 26–0  
November 21 at Rice Rice FieldHouston, TX W 13–0  
November 28 at SMU #18 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Rivalry) T 0–0  
December 5 at Santa Clara* #16 Kezar StadiumSan Francisco, CA W 9–0  
January 1 vs. #20 Marquette* #16 Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) W 16–6  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Sammy Baugh Quarterback 1 6 Washington Redskins
Drew Ellis Tackle 3 21 Philadelphia Eagles
Walt Roach End 6 55 Pittsburgh Steelers
Marv Baldwin Tackle 7 69 Green Bay Packers
Solon Holt Guard 10 100 Los Angeles Rams

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