1943 Arkansas Razorbacks football team

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1943 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Conference Southwest Conference
1943 record 2–7 (1–4 SWC)
Head coach John Tomlin (1st year)
Home stadium Razorback Stadium
Seasons
« 1942 1944 »
1943 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#14 Texas $ 5 0 0     7 1 1
Texas A&M 4 1 0     7 2 1
Rice 2 3 0     3 7 0
SMU 2 3 0     2 7 0
TCU 1 4 0     2 6 0
Arkansas 1 4 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1943 Arkansas Razorbacks football team represented the University of Arkansas in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1943 college football season. In their first and only year under head coach John Tomlin, the Razorbacks compiled a 2–7 record (1–4 against SWC opponents), finished in last place in the SWC, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 192 to 105.[1][2]

Receiver Ben Jones tied for fifth in the nation in receptions in 1943. Punter Harold Cox led the nation in yards per punt average, with 41.0.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 25 Missouri–Rolla* Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR W 59–0  
October 2 TCU Little Rock, AR L 0–13  
October 9 Arkansas–Monticello* Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR L 12–20  
October 16 at Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX L 0–34  
October 30 No. 19 Texas A&M Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR L 0–7  
November 6 at Rice Rice FieldHouston, TX L 7–20  
November 13 at SMU San Antonio, TX W 14–12  
November 19 vs. Oklahoma A&M* Ft. Smith, AR L 13–19  
November 25 at No. 20 Tulsa* Skelly FieldTulsa, OK L 0–61  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arkansas Yearly Results (1940-1944)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 4, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1943 Arkansas Razorbacks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 4, 2015.