1951 TCU Horned Frogs football team

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1951 TCU Horned Frogs football
Southwest Conference champion
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 10
AP No. 11
1951 record 6–5 (5–1 SWC)
Head coach Dutch Meyer (18th season)
Home stadium Amon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 33,000)
Seasons
← 1950
1952 →
1951 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 11 TCU $ 5 1 0     6 5 0
No. 9 Baylor 4 1 1     8 2 1
Texas 3 3 0     7 3 0
Rice 3 3 0     5 5 0
Texas A&M 1 3 2     5 3 2
Arkansas 2 4 0     5 5 0
SMU 1 4 1     3 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1951 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1951 college football season. The Horned Frogs finished the season 6–5 overall and 5–1 in the Southwest Conference. The team was coached by Dutch Meyer in his eighteenth year as head coach. The Frogs played their home games in Amon G. Carter Stadium, which is located on campus in Fort Worth, Texas. They were invited to the Cotton Bowl Classic where they lost to Kentucky by a score of 7–20.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 22 Kansas* Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas L 13–27   -
September 29 at No. 12 Nebraska* Memorial StadiumLincoln, Nebraska W 28–7   36,000
October 6 at Arkansas War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, Arkansas W 17–7   -
October 13 at Texas Tech Jones StadiumLubbock, Texas L 19–33   -
October 20 No. 6 Texas A&M Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas W 20–14   -
October 27 at No. 6 USC* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles L 26–28   -
November 3 at No. 8 Baylor Baylor StadiumWaco, Texas (The Revivalry) W 20–7   -
November 17 at No. 15 Texas No. 13 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas L 21–32   55,000
November 24 No. 18 Rice Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas W 22–6   -
December 1 SMU No. 11 Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas (Battle for the Iron Skillet) W 13–2   35,000
January 1 vs. No. 17 Kentucky No. 11 Cotton BowlDallas, Texas (Cotton Bowl) L 7–20   75,349
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1951 TCU Horned Frogs". Retrieved 2 August 2016.