1966 SMU Mustangs football team

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1966 SMU Mustangs football
SWC champion
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 9
APNo. 10
1966 record8–3 (6–1 SWC)
Head coachHayden Fry (5th season)
Home stadiumCotton 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]

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
1966-09-17Illinois*W 26–728,000
1966-09-24Navy*
  • Cotton Bowl
  • Dallas
W 21–358,000
1966-10-01at Purdue*L 23–3546,116
1966-10-15Rice
  • Cotton Bowl
  • Dallas
W 28–2430,000
1966-10-22at Texas TechW 24–740,350
1966-10-29at TexasW 13–1258,500
1966-11-05Texas A&M
  • Cotton Bowl
  • Dallas
W 21–1453,000
1966-11-12at No. 6 ArkansasL 0–2242,000
1966-11-19Baylor
  • Cotton Bowl
  • Dallas
W 24–2230,000
1966-11-26at Texas ChristianW 21–030,000
1966-12-31vs. No. 4 GeorgiaNo. 10
L 9–2475,504
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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]