1946 Missouri Tigers football team

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1946 Missouri Tigers football
Conference Big Six Conference
1946 record 5–4–1 (3–2 Big 6)
Head coach Don Faurot (9th season)
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1945
1947 →
1946 Big 6 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 14 Oklahoma + 4 1 0     8 3 0
Kansas + 4 1 0     7 2 1
Missouri 3 2 0     5 4 1
Nebraska 3 2 0     3 6 0
Iowa State 1 4 0     2 6 1
Kansas State 0 5 0     0 9 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1946 Missouri Tigers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Missouri in the Big Six Conference (Big 6) during the 1946 college football season. The team compiled a 5–4–1 record (3–2 against Big 6 opponents), finished in a tie for third place in the Big 6, and was outscored by all opponents by a combined total of 166 to 158.[1][2] The team played its home games at Memorial Stadium in Columbia, Missouri.

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

After three years of wartime service in the United States Navy, Don Faurot returned as the team's head coach in 1946.[4] The 1946 season was Faurot's ninth of 19 seasons as head coach of the Missouri football team.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1946 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. 
  4. ^ "Coach Don Faurot To Be Here April 23". Joplin Globe. April 16, 1946. p. 8.