1955 TCU Horned Frogs football team

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1955 TCU Horned Frogs football
Southwest Conference champion
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 6
AP No. 6
1955 record 9–2 (5–1 SWC)
Head coach Abe Martin (3rd season)
Home stadium Amon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 37,000)
Seasons
← 1954
1956 →
1955 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 TCU $ 5 1 0     9 2 0
No. 17 Texas A&M 4 1 1     7 2 1
Texas 4 2 0     5 5 0
Arkansas 3 2 1     5 4 1
Baylor 2 4 0     5 5 0
SMU 2 4 0     4 6 0
Rice 0 6 0     2 7 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1955 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1955 college football season. The Horned Frogs finished the season 9–2 overall and 5–1 in the Southwest Conference, the team was coached by Abe Martin in his third 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 Ole Miss by a score of 13–14.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 17 Kansas* Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas W 47–14   -
September 24 at No. 12 Texas Tech Jones StadiumLubbock, Texas W 32–0   -
October 1 at Arkansas No. 10 Razorback StadiumFayetteville, Arkansas W 26–0   -
October 8 at Alabama* No. 8 Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, Alabama W 21–0   20,000
October 15 No. 19 Texas A&M No. 7 Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas L 16–19   -
October 21 at Miami (FL)* No. 18 Miami Orange BowlMiami, Florida W 21–19   -
October 29 at Baylor No. 14 Baylor StadiumWaco, Texas (The Revivalry) W 28–6   -
November 12 at Texas No. 8 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas W 47–20   55,000
November 19 Rice No. 7 Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas W 35–0   -
November 26 SMU No. 7 Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas (Battle for the Iron Skillet) W 20–13   33,000
January 2 vs. No. 15 Ole Miss No. 7 Cotton BowlDallas, Texas (Cotton Bowl Classic) NBC L 13–14   75,500
*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. ^ "1955 TCU Horned Frogs". Retrieved 28 July 2016.