1929 Arkansas Razorbacks football team

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1929 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Conference Southwest Conference
1929 record 7–2 (3–2 SWC)
Head coach Fred Thomsen (1st year)
Home stadium The Hill
Seasons
← 1928
1930 →
1929 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
TCU $ 4 0 1     9 0 1
SMU 3 0 2     6 0 4
Arkansas 3 2 0     7 2 0
Texas 2 2 2     5 2 2
Baylor 2 2 1     7 3 1
Texas A&M 2 3 0     5 3 0
Rice 0 5 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1929 Arkansas Razorbacks football team represented the University of Arkansas in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1929 college football season. In their first year under head coach Fred Thomsen, the Razorbacks compiled a 7–2 record (3–2 against SWC opponents),[1] finished in sixth place in the SWC,[2] and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 230 to 93.[3]

College Football Hall of Famer Wear Schoonover intercepted an Arkansas record five passes against Texas A&M.[4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 28, 1929 Ozark College* The Hill • Fayetteville, Arkansas W 37–0  
October 5, 1929 Henderson St.* The Hill • Fayetteville, Arkansas W 30–7  
October 12, 1929 Texas The Hill • Fayetteville, Arkansas L 0–27  
October 19, 1929 at Baylor Waco Stadium • Waco, Texas L 20–31  
October 26, 1929 at Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, Texas (Rivalry) W 14–13  
November 2, 1929 at LSU State Fair StadiumShreveport, Louisiana (Rivalry) W 32–0  
November 9, 1929 East Central Okla.* The Hill • Fayetteville, Arkansas W 52–7  
November 16, 1929 Centenary* The Hill • Fayetteville, Arkansas W 13–2  
November 28, 1929 at Oklahoma A&M†* Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma W 32–6  
*Non-conference game.

Dagger (†) indicates a designated conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1929 Arkansas Razorbacks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 4, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1929 Southwest Conference Year Summary". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 5, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Arkansas Yearly Results (1925-1929)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 4, 2015. 
  4. ^ Arkansas Media Guide. University of Arkansas. Nov. 4 2006. "Long Play Touchdowns". p. 76