1954 Arkansas Razorbacks football team

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1954 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Southwest Conference champions
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 8
AP No. 10
1954 record 8–3 (5–1 SWC)
Head coach Bowden Wyatt (2nd year)
Captain Bobby Proctor
Captain Jim Roth
Home stadium Razorback Stadium
War Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1953 1955 »
1954 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 Arkansas $ 5 1 0     8 3 0
SMU 4 1 1     6 3 1
#19 Rice 4 2 0     7 3 0
#18 Baylor 4 2 0     7 4 0
Texas 2 3 1     4 5 1
TCU 1 5 0     4 6 0
Texas A&M 0 6 0     1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1954 Arkansas Razorbacks football team represented the University of Arkansas in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1954 college football season. In their second and final year under head coach Bowden Wyatt, the Razorbacks compiled an 8–3 record (5–1 against SWC opponents), won the SWC championship, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 195 to 104.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 25, 1954 Tulsa* Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR W 41–0  
October 2, 1954 at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFt. Worth, TX W 20–13  
October 9, 1954 Baylor Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR W 21–20  
October 16, 1954 at Texas No. 12 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX W 20–7  
October 23, 1954 No. 5 Ole Miss* No. 7 War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR W 6–0  
October 30, 1954 at Texas A&M No. 4 Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX (Rivalry) W 14–7  
November 6, 1954 No. 15 Rice No. 4 War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR W 28–15  
November 13, 1954 No. 19 SMU No. 4 Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR L 14–21  
November 20, 1954 at LSU* No. 9 State Fair StadiumShreveport, LA (Rivalry) L 6–7  
November 27, 1954 at Houston* No. 13 Robertson StadiumHouston, TX W 19–0  
January 1, 1955 Georgia Tech* No. 10 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) L 6–14  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Game notes[edit]

Mississippi[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Ole Miss 0 0 0 0 0
Arkansas 0 0 0 6 6

This contest had been designated as an Southeastern Conference game because Ole Miss had not scheduled required six conference games to be eligible for SEC title.[3]

Cotton Bowl[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Georgia Tech 0 0 7 7 14
Arkansas 0 6 0 0 6


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arkansas Yearly Results (1950-1954)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 4, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1954 Arkansas Razorbacks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 4, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Arkansas Nips Ole Miss 6-0." Eugene Register-Guard. 1954 Oct 24.