1945 Missouri Tigers football team

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1945 Missouri Tigers football
Big Six champion
Cotton Bowl Classic, L 27–40 vs. Texas
Conference Big Six Conference
1945 record 6–4 (5–0 Big 6)
Head coach Chauncey Simpson (3rd season)
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1944
1946 →
1945 Big 6 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Missouri $ 5 0 0     6 4 0
Oklahoma 4 1 0     5 5 0
Iowa State 2 2 1     4 3 1
Nebraska 2 3 0     4 5 0
Kansas 1 3 1     4 5 1
Kansas State 0 5 0     1 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1945 Missouri Tigers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Missouri in the Big Six Conference (Big 6) during the 1945 college football season. The team compiled a 6–4 record (5–0 against Big 6 opponents), won the Big 6 championship, lost to Texas in the 1946 Cotton Bowl Classic, and was outscored by all opponents by a combined total of 174 to 170. Chauncey Simpson was the head coach for the third of three seasons.[1][2] The team played its home games at Memorial Stadium in Columbia, Missouri.

The team's leading scorers were Loyd Brinkman and Robert Hopkins, each with 30 points.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1944 Missouri Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 10, 2016. 
  2. ^ "2016 Mizzou Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Missouri. p. 158. Retrieved November 10, 2016. 
  3. ^ "2014 Mizzou Football Records Book" (PDF). University of Missouri. p. 26. Retrieved November 11, 2016.