1909 Arkansas Razorbacks football team

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1909 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Conference Independent
1909 record 7–0
Head coach Hugo Bezdek (2nd season)
Home stadium The Hill
Seasons
← 1908
1910 →
1909 IAAUS independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Arkansas         7 0 0
Washington         7 0 0
Notre Dame         7 0 1
Penn State         5 0 2
Virginia         7 1 0
Montana         6 0 1
North Carolina A&M         6 1 0
Florida         6 1 1
Pittsburgh         6 2 1
North Carolina         5 2 0
Utah         4 1 0
Washington State         4 1 0
Dartmouth         5 1 2
Oregon Agricultural         4 2 1
Navy         4 3 1
USC         3 1 2
Army         3 2 0
Oregon         3 2 0
Villanova         3 2 0
Idaho         3 4 0
Maryland         2 5 0
Drexel         1 2 2

The 1909 Arkansas Razorbacks football team represented the University of Arkansas during the 1909 college football season. In their second year under head coach Hugo Bezdek, the Razorbacks compiled a 7–0 record, shut out four of seven opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 186 to 18.[1][2]

Oklahoma disputes the score of a 21–6 Arkansas win on October 23, but the team achieved its first ever perfect season at 7-0.[3]

Amos Alonzo Stagg traveled to Little Rock and refereed the Arkansas-Washington game on Thanksgiving Day.[4]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 2Henderson StateW 24–0
October 9at DrurySpringfield, MOW 12–6
October 16Fairmount
  • The Hill
  • Fayetteville, AR
W 23–6
October 23Oklahoma
  • The Hill
  • Fayetteville, AR
W 21–6
October 30,at Ouachita BaptistArkadelphia, ARW 56–0
November 13vs. LSU
W 16–0
November 25Washington UniversityLittle Rock, ARW 34–0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arkansas Yearly Results (1905-1909)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 5, 2015.
  2. ^ "1909 Arkansas Razorbacks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 5, 2015.
  3. ^ Howell, James. "Oklahoma Historical Scores." Scores (1903, 1905, 1909, 1912–present). Retrieved on April 6, 2008.
  4. ^ Henry, Orville and Jim Bailey. "The Razorbacks: A Story of Arkansas Football".University of Arkansas Press, 1996.