1938 Arkansas Razorbacks football team

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1938 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Conference Southwest Conference
1938 record 2–7–1 (1–5 SWC)
Head coach Fred Thomsen (10th year)
Home stadium Bailey Stadium
Seasons
« 1937 1939 »
1938 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 TCU $ 6 0 0     11 0 0
SMU 4 2 0     6 4 0
Baylor 3 2 1     7 2 1
Rice 3 3 0     4 6 0
Texas A&M 2 3 1     4 4 1
Arkansas 1 5 0     2 7 1
Texas 1 5 0     1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1938 Arkansas Razorbacks football team represented the University of Arkansas in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1938 college football season. In their tenth year under head coach Fred Thomsen, the Razorbacks compiled a 2–7–1 record (1–5 against SWC opponents), finished in a tie for last place in the SWC, and still outscored their opponents by a combined total of 128 to 125.[1][2]

During the 1938 season, the Razorbacks relocated from The Hill, an on-campus 300-seat stadium used since 1901, and began play in Bailey Stadium, known today as Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. The stadium was initially known as University Stadium, but was quickly renamed Bailey Stadium in honor of then-Arkansas governor Carl Bailey. The Hill was demolished and Mullins Library was placed on the old site.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 24, 1938 Oklahoma A&M* University StadiumFayetteville, AR W 27–7  
October 1, 1938 at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFt. Worth, TX L 14–21  
October 8, 1938 Baylor Bailey Stadium • Fayetteville, AR (Dedication) L 6–9  
October 15, 1938 Texas Quigley StadiumLittle Rock, AR (Rivalry) W 42–6  
October 22, 1938 at No. 6 Santa Clara* Kezar StadiumSan Francisco, CA L 6–13  
October 29, 1938 at Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX (Rivalry) L 7–13  
November 5, 1938 Rice Bailey Stadium • Fayetteville, AR L 0–3  
October 12, 1938 at SMU Ownby StadiumDallas, TX L 6–19  
November 16, 1938 vs. Ole Miss* Crump StadiumMemphis, TN (Rivalry) L 14–20  
November 24, 1938 at Tulsa* Skelly FieldTulsa, OK T 6–6  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arkansas Yearly Results (1935-1939)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 4, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1938 Arkansas Razorbacks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 4, 2015.