1945 Rice Owls football team

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1945 Rice Owls football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1945 record5–6 (3–3 SWC)
Head coachJess Neely (6th season)
Home stadiumRice Field
Seasons
← 1944
1946 →
1945 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 10 Texas $ 5 1 0     10 1 0
SMU 4 2 0     5 6 0
TCU 3 3 0     5 5 0
Rice 3 3 0     5 6 0
Texas A&M 3 3 0     6 4 0
Baylor 2 4 0     5 5 1
Arkansas 1 5 0     3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1945 Rice Owls football team was an American football team that represented Rice University as a member of the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1945 college football season. In its sixth season under head coach Jess Neely, the team compiled a 5–6 record (3–3 against SWC opponents) and was outscored by a total of 153 to 130.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 22Corpus Christi NAS*L 13–26
September 29at LSU*L 0–42
October 6Southwestern (TX)*
  • Rice Field
  • Houston, TX
L 7–13
October 13Tulane*
  • Rice Field
  • Houston, TX
W 13–7
October 20at SMUL 18–21
October 27at No. 9 TexasW 7–6
November 3Texas Tech*
  • Rice Field
  • Houston, TX
W 13–0
November 10Arkansas
  • Rice Field
  • Houston, TX
W 26–7
November 17Texas A&M
  • Rice Field
  • Houston, TX
W 6–0
November 24at TCUL 13–14
December 1Baylor
  • Rice Field
  • Houston, TX
L 14–17
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1945 Rice Owls Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 27, 2019.
  2. ^ "Rice Owls 2017 Football Fact Book" (PDF). Rice University. 2017. p. 189.