1955 Arkansas Razorbacks football team

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1955 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Conference Southwest Conference
1955 record 5–4–1 (3–2–1 SWC)
Head coach Jack Mitchell (1st year)
Captain Preston Carpenter
Captain Henry Moore
Home stadium Razorback Stadium
War Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1954
1956 →
1955 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 TCU $ 5 1 0     9 2 0
#17 Texas A&M 4 1 1     7 2 1
Texas 4 2 0     5 5 0
Arkansas 3 2 1     5 4 1
Baylor 2 4 0     5 5 0
SMU 2 4 0     4 6 0
Rice 0 6 0     2 7 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1955 Arkansas Razorbacks football team represented the University of Arkansas in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1955 college football season. In their first year under head coach Jack Mitchell, the Razorbacks compiled a 5–4–1 record (3–2–1 against SWC opponents), finished in fourth place in the SWC, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 126 to 114.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 7, 1955 Tulsa* Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR W 21–6  
September 24, 1955 Oklahoma A&M* No. 17 War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR W 21–0  
October 1, 1955 No. 10 TCU Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR L 0–26  
October 8, 1955 at Baylor Baylor StadiumWaco, TX L 20–25  
October 15, 1955 Texas War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR W 27–20  
October 22, 1955 at Ole Miss* Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS L 7–17  
October 29, 1955 No. 11 Texas A&M Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR (Rivalry) T 7–7  
November 5, 1955 at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 10–0  
November 12, 1955 at SMU Ownby StadiumDallas, TX W 6–0  
November 19, 1955 LSU* War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR (Rivalry) L 7–13  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arkansas Yearly Results (1955-1959)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 4, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1955 Arkansas Razorbacks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 4, 2015.