1957 Arkansas Razorbacks football team

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1957 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Conference Southwest Conference
1957 record 6–4 (2–4 SWC)
Head coach Jack Mitchell (3rd year)
Captain Jay Donathan
Captain Gerald Nesbitt
Captain George Walker
Home stadium Razorback Stadium
War Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1956 1958 »
1957 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8 Rice $ 5 1 0     7 4 0
#11 Texas 4 1 1     6 4 1
#9 Texas A&M 4 2 0     8 3 0
SMU 3 3 0     4 5 1
Arkansas 2 4 0     6 4 0
TCU 2 4 0     5 4 1
Baylor 0 5 1     3 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1957 Arkansas Razorbacks football team represented the University of Arkansas in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1957 college football season. In their third year under head coach Jack Mitchell, the Razorbacks compiled a 6–4 record (2–4 against SWC opponents), finished in a tie for fifth place in the SWC, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 187 to 134.[1][2]

Razorback punter/fullback and co-captain Gerald Nesbitt was fourth in the nation in yards per punt, with 42.0.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 21, 1957 Oklahoma A&M* War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR W 12–0  
September 28, 1957 Tulsa* Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR W 41–14  
October 5, 1957 #17 TCU War Memorial Stadium • Fayetteville, AR L 20–7  
October 12, 1957 at Baylor #11 Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX W 20–17  
October 19, 1957 Texas #10 Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR L 0–17  
October 26, 1957 vs. #6 Ole Miss* Crump StadiumMemphis, TN W 12–6  
November 2, 1957 #1 Texas A&M #11 Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR (Rivalry) L 6–7  
November 9, 1957 at Rice #12 Rice StadiumHouston, TX L 7–13  
November 16, 1957 at SMU Ownby StadiumDallas, TX L 22–27  
November 23, 1957 Texas Tech* War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR W 47–26  
*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. ^ "1957 Arkansas Razorbacks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 4, 2015.