1966 SMU Mustangs football team

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1966 SMU Mustangs football
SWC champion
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 9
AP No. 10
1966 record 8–3 (6–1 SWC)
Head coach Hayden Fry (5th season)
Home stadium Cotton Bowl (c. 75,504)
Seasons
← 1965
1967 →
1966 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 10 SMU $ 6 1 0     8 3 0
Arkansas 5 2 0     8 2 0
Texas 5 2 0     7 4 0
Texas A&M 4 3 0     4 5 1
Baylor 3 4 0     5 5 0
Texas Tech 2 5 0     4 6 0
TCU 2 5 0     2 8 0
Rice 1 6 0     2 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1966 SMU Mustangs football team represented Southern Methodist University during the 1966 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
1966-09-17 Illinois* Cotton BowlDallas, Texas W 26-7   28,000
1966-09-24 Navy* Cotton Bowl • Dallas W 21-3   58,000
1966-10-01 at Purdue* Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, Indiana L 23-35   46,116
1966-10-15 Rice Cotton Bowl • Dallas W 28-24   30,000
1966-10-22 at Texas Tech Jones StadiumLubbock, Texas W 24-7   40,350
1966-10-29 at Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas W 13-12   58,500
1966-11-05 Texas A&M Cotton Bowl • Dallas W 21-14   53,000
1966-11-12 at No. 6 Arkansas Razorback StadiumFayetteville, Arkansas L 0-22   42,000
1966-11-19 Baylor Cotton Bowl • Dallas W 24-22   30,000
1966-11-26 at Texas Christian Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas W 21-0   30,000
1966-12-31 vs. No. 4 Georgia No. 10 Cotton Bowl • Dallas (Cotton Bowl Classic) L 9-24   75,504
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Roster[edit]

1966 SMU Mustangs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 23 Jerry LeVias So
QB 18 Mike Livingston Jr
RB 24 Mike Richardson So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 3 Dennis Partee Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

References[edit]