1924 Baylor Bears football team

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1924 Baylor Bears football
Southwest Conference champion
Conference Southwest Conference
1924 record 7–2–1 (4–0–1 SWC)
Head coach Frank Bridges (5th season)
Home stadium Carroll Field
Seasons
← 1923
1925 →
1924 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Baylor $ 4 0 1     7 2 1
SMU 2 0 4     5 0 4
Rice 2 2 0     4 4 0
Texas A&M 2 2 1     7 2 1
Oklahoma A&M 1 1 1     6 1 2
Texas 2 3 0     5 3 1
Arkansas 1 2 1     7 2 1
TCU 1 5 0     4 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1924 Baylor Bears football team represented the Baylor University in the 1924 college football season. In their 5th year under head coach Frank Bridges, the Bears compiled a 7–2–1 record (4–0–1 against conference opponents), won the Southwest Conference championship, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 149 to 66.[1][2]

No Bears were recognized as All-Americans,[3] and five Bears received all-conference honors: Jack Sisco, Homer "Bear" Walker, Sam Coates, Ralph Pittman, Bill Coffey.[4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 27 Simmons* Abilene, TX W 10–6  
October 4 North Texas State Teachers* Carroll FieldWaco, TX W 30–0  
October 11 vs. Central State (OK)* Dallas, TX L 6–13  
October 18 Arkansas Carroll Field • Waco, TX W 13–0  
October 25 Austin* Carroll Field • Waco, TX L 3–7  
November 1 Texas A&Mdagger Carroll Field • Waco, TX (Battle of the Brazos) W 15–7  
November 8 at Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX W 28–10  
November 15 SMU Dallas, TX T 7–7  
November 22 St. Edward's* Carroll Field • Waco, TX W 20–7  
November 29 Rice Rice FieldHouston, TX W 17–9  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

Source:DeLassus, David. "Baylor Yearly Results 1920–1924". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved August 7, 2015. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Baylor Yearly Results (1920-1954)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 7, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1924 Baylor Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 7, 2015. 
  3. ^ "2014 Baylor Football Media Almanac" (PDF). Baylor University. 2014. p. 141. Retrieved August 7, 2015. 
  4. ^ "2014 Baylor Football Media Almanac" (PDF). Baylor University. 2014. p. 149. Retrieved August 7, 2015.