1959 Baylor Bears football team

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1959 Baylor Bears football
Conference Southwest Conference
1959 record 4–6 (2–4 SWC)
Head coach John Bridgers (1st season)
Home stadium Baylor Stadium
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 9 Arkansas + 5 1 0     9 2 0
No. 4 Texas + 5 1 0     9 2 0
No. 7 TCU + 5 1 0     8 3 0
SMU 2 3 1     5 4 1
Baylor 2 4 0     4 6 0
Rice 1 4 1     1 7 2
Texas A&M 0 6 0     3 7 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1959 Baylor Bears football team represented Baylor University in the 1959 college football season. The team finished with a record of 4-6.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 26 at Colorado* Folsom FieldBoulder, CO W 15–7  
October 3 vs. No. 1 LSU* State Fair StadiumShreveport, LA L 0–22  
October 10 No. 19 Arkansas Baylor StadiumWaco, TX L 7–23  
October 17 Texas Tech Baylor Stadium • Waco, TX (Rivalry) W 14–7  
October 24 at Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX (Battle of the Brazos) W 13–0  
October 31 No. 15 TCUdagger Baylor Stadium • Waco, TX (Rivalry) L 0–14  
November 7 at No. 3 Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX L 12–13  
November 14 at No. 4 USC* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 8–17  
November 21 SMU Baylor Stadium • Waco, TX L 14–30  
November 28 at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 23–21  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.