1935 SMU Mustangs football team

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1935 SMU Mustangs football
National champion (four official selectors)
Southwest Conference champion
Rose Bowl vs. Stanford, L 0–7
Conference Southwest Conference
1935 record 12–1 (6–0 SWC)
Head coach Matty Bell (1st season)
Home stadium Ownby Stadium
Seasons
← 1934
1936 →
1935 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
SMU $ 6 0 0     12 1 0
TCU 5 1 0     12 1 0
Baylor 3 3 0     8 3 0
Rice 3 3 0     8 3 0
Arkansas 2 4 0     5 5 0
Texas 1 5 0     4 6 0
Texas A&M 1 5 0     3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1935 SMU Mustangs football team represented the SMU Mustangs of Southern Methodist University during the 1935 college football season. The Mustangs posted a 12–1 record. Four of the 13 selectors recognized as official by the NCAA (Berryman, Dickinson, Houlgate, and Sagarin) recognize the 1935 SMU team as the national champion.[1][2][3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 21 North Texas State Teachers* Ownby StadiumUniversity Park, TX W 39–0  
September 28 Austin* Ownby Stadium • University Park, TX W 60–0  
October 5 Tulsa* Ownby Stadium • University Park, TX W 14–0  
October 12 at Washington University* St. Louis, MO W 35–6  
October 19 Rice Ownby Stadium • University Park, TX W 10–0  
October 26 vs. Hardin–Simmons* Wichita Falls, TX W 18–6  
November 2 Texas Ownby Stadium • University Park, TX W 20–0  
November 9 at UCLA* Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA W 21–0  
November 16 at Arkansas The Hill • Fayetteville, AR W 17–6  
November 23 Baylor Ownby Stadium • University Park, TX W 10–0  
November 30 at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX W 20–14  
December 7 at Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX W 24–0  
January 1 vs. Stanford* Rose BowlPasadena, CA (Rose Bowl) L 0–7  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). "National Poll Champions" (PDF). 2011 NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA.org. p. 73. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  2. ^ Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), p. 167 [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ http://library.la84.org/SportsLibrary/CFHSN/CFHSNv19/CFHSNv19n3e.pdf
  4. ^ https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/southern-methodist/1935-schedule.html

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