1957 Baylor Bears football team

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1957 Baylor Bears football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1957 record3–6–1 (0–5–1 SWC)
Head coachSam Boyd (2nd season)
Home stadiumBaylor Stadium
Seasons
← 1956
1958 →
1957 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 8 Rice $ 5 1 0     7 4 0
No. 11 Texas 4 1 1     6 4 1
No. 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 Baylor Bears football team represented Baylor University in the 1957 NCAA University Division football season. The team finished with a record of 3-6-1. Clyde Letbetter (Guard) was chosen as an All-Southwest Conference player.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 21Villanova*No. 7W 7–0
September 28Houston*No. 11
  • Baylor Stadium
  • Waco, Texas
W 14-6
October 5at Miami (FL)*No. 11L 7–13
October 12No. 11 Arkansas
  • Baylor Stadium
  • Waco, Texas
L 17–20
October 19at Texas TechW 15–1223,000
October 26at No. 2 Texas A&ML 0–14
November 2TCUdagger
  • Baylor Stadium
  • Waco, Texas (Rivalry)
L 6–19
November 9at TexasT 7–7
November 23SMU
  • Baylor Stadium
  • Waco, Texas
L 7–14
November 30at No. 9 RiceL 0–20
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baylor University, "The Round Up 1958" yearbook via the Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections. Accessed April 29, 2013. http://digitalcollections.baylor.edu/cdm/ref/collection/tx-annl/id/25769