1966 SMU Mustangs football team

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1966 SMU Mustangs football
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
Coaches #9
AP #10
1966 record 8-3 (6–1 SWC)
Head coach Hayden Fry
Home stadium Cotton Bowl (c. 75,504)
Seasons
« 1965 1967 »
1966 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 SMU $ 6 1 0     8 3 0
Arkansas 5 2 0     8 2 0
Texas 5 2 0     7 4 0
Texas A&M 4 3 0     4 5 1
Baylor 3 4 0     5 5 0
Texas Tech 2 5 0     4 6 0
TCU 2 5 0     2 8 0
Rice 1 6 0     2 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1966 SMU Mustangs football team represented Southern Methodist University during the 1966 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
1966-09-17 Illinois* Cotton BowlDallas, TX W 26-7   28,000
1966-09-24 Navy* Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX W 21-3   58,000
1966-10-01 at Purdue* Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN L 23-35   46,116
1966-10-15 Rice Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX W 28-24   30,000
1966-10-22 at Texas Tech Jones StadiumLubbock, TX W 24-7   40,350
1966-10-29 at Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX W 13-12   58,500
1966-11-05 Texas A&M Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX W 21-14   53,000
1966-11-12 at #6 Arkansas Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR L 0-22   42,000
1966-11-19 Baylor Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX W 24-22   30,000
1966-11-26 at Texas Christian Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX W 21-0   30,000
1966-12-31 vs. #4 Georgia #10 Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) L 9-24   75,504
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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