SMU Mustangs football under Rusty Russell

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Rusty Russell was the coach of the Southern Methodist University's football team from 1950 to 1952. He compiled a 13–15–2 record, and was succeeded by Woody Woodard.[1]

1950[edit]

1950 SMU Mustangs football
Conference Southwest Conference
1950 record 6-4 (2–4 SWC)
Head coach Rusty Russell
Home stadium Cotton Bowl (c. 75,504)
Seasons
« 1949 1951 »
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
1950-09-23 Georgia Tech* Cotton BowlDallas, TX W 33-13   54,000
1950-09-30 at #11 Ohio State* #10 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 32-27   80,672
1950-10-07 at Missouri* #3 Memorial StadiumColumbia, MO W 21-0   35,311
1950-10-14 Oklahoma A&M* #2 Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX W 56-0   75,349
1950-10-21 at #15 Rice #3 Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 42-21   70,000
1950-11-04 at #7 Texas #1 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX L 20-23   65,498
1950-11-11 Texas A&M #7 Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX L 20-25   75,447
1950-11-18 at Arkansas #14 War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR W 14-7   29,000
1950-11-25 Baylor #15 Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX L 0-3   50,000
1950-12-02 Texas Christian Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX L 13-27   55,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

1951[edit]

1951 SMU Mustangs football
Conference Southwest Conference
1951 record 3-6-1 (1–4-4 SWC)
Head coach Rusty Russell
Home stadium Cotton Bowl (c. 75,504)
Seasons
« 1950 1952 »
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
1951-09-22 at Georgia Tech* Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 7-21   33,000
1951-09-29 at #3 Ohio State* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 0-7   80,735
1951-10-06 Missouri* Cotton BowlDallas, TX W 34-0   40,000
1951-10-13 at #5 Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN W 27-20   58,240
1951-10-20 Rice #15 Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX L 7-28   53,000
1951-11-03 #12 Texas Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX L 13-20   72,000
1951-11-10 at Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX T 14-14   24,500
1951-11-17 Arkansas Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX W 47-7   33,500
1951-11-24 at #10 Baylor Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX L 13-14   30,000
1951-12-01 at #11 Texas Christian Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX L 2-13   35,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

1952[edit]

1952 SMU Mustangs football
Conference Southwest Conference
1952 record 4-5-1 (3–2-1 SWC)
Head coach Rusty Russell
Home stadium Cotton Bowl (c. 75,504)
Seasons
« 1951 1953 »


Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
1952-09-26 #19 Duke* Cotton BowlDallas, TX L 7-14   28,000
1952-10-04 #6 Georgia Tech* Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX L 7-20   41,000
1952-10-11 at Missouri* Memorial StadiumColumbia, MO W 25-7   25,000
1952-10-18 at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 21-14   56,000
1952-10-25 #15 Kansas* Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX L 0-26   30,000
1952-11-01 at #14 Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX L 14-31   57,000
1952-11-08 Texas A&M Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX W 21-13   62,000
1952-11-15 at Arkansas Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR W 27-17   28,000
1952-11-22 Baylor Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX T 7-7   30,000
1952-11-29 Texas Christian Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX L 7-14   32,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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