1975 Arkansas Razorbacks football team

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1975 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Arkansas Razorbacks logo
Southwest Conference co-champions
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
Coaches #6
AP #3
1975 record 10–2 (6–1 SWC)
Head coach Frank Broyles (18th year)
Home stadium Razorback Stadium
War Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1974 1976 »
1975 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Arkansas + 6 1 0     10 2 0
#6 Texas + 6 1 0     10 2 0
#11 Texas A&M + 6 1 0     10 2 0
Texas Tech 4 3 0     6 5 0
Baylor 2 5 0     3 6 2
SMU 2 5 0     4 7 0
Rice 1 6 0     2 9 0
TCU 1 6 0     1 10 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1975 Arkansas Razorbacks football team represented the University of Arkansas in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1975 college football season. In their 18th year under head coach Frank Broyles, the Razorbacks compiled a 10–2 record (6–1 against SWC opponents), finished in a three-way tie for first place in the SWC, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 336 to 123. The Razorbacks' only regular season losses were to Oklahoma State and Texas. The team went on to defeat Georgia in the 1976 Cotton Bowl Classic by a 31-10 score and was ranked #3 in the final AP Poll.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 13, 1975 Air Force* War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR W 35–0   53,500
September 20, 1975 Oklahoma State* #16 Cowboy StadiumStillwater, OK L 13–20   47,500
September 27, 1975 Tulsa* Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR W 31–15   38,000
October 4, 1975 TCU War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR W 19–8   51,250
October 4, 1975 at Baylor Baylor StadiumWaco, TX W 41–3   47,300
October 18, 1975 Texas #20 Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR ABC L 18–24   43,860
October 25, 1975 Utah State* War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR W 31–0   44,265
November 8, 1975 at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 20–16   20,000
November 15, 1975 at SMU Cotton BowlDallas, TX W 35–7   21,880
November 22, 1975 Texas Tech #19 Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR W 31–14   36,600
December 6, 1975 #2 Texas A&M #19 War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR (Rivalry) ABC W 31–6   52,000
January 1, 1976 vs. #12 Georgia* #18 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) CBS W 31–10   74,500
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Game notes[edit]

Baylor[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Arkansas 7 14 14 6 41
Baylor 0 3 0 0 3

[3]

SMU[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Arkansas 7 7 7 14 35
SMU 0 0 0 7 7

[4]

Texas A&M[edit]

#2 Texas A&M at #18 Arkansas
1 2 3 4 Total
Texas A&M 0 0 0 6 6
Arkansas 0 7 17 7 31

Cotton Bowl[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#18 Razorbacks 0 10 0 21 31
#12 Bulldogs 3 7 0 0 10


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arkansas Yearly Results (1975-1979)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 3, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1975 Arkansas Razorbacks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 3, 2015. 
  3. ^ Palm Beach Post. 1975 Oct 12.
  4. ^ Palm Beach Post. 1975 Nov 16.