1972 Missouri Tigers football team

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1972 Missouri Tigers football
Fiesta Bowl, L 35–49 vs. Arizona State
Conference Big Eight Conference
1972 record 6–6 (3–4 Big 8)
Head coach Al Onofrio (2nd season)
Home stadium Faurot Field
Seasons
← 1971
1973 →
1972 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 Oklahoma $ 6 1 0     11 1 0
No. 4 Nebraska $ 5 1 1     9 2 1
No. 16 Colorado 4 3 0     8 4 0
Oklahoma State 4 3 0     6 5 0
Missouri 3 4 0     6 6 0
Iowa State 2 4 1     5 6 1
Kansas 2 5 0     4 7 0
Kansas State 1 6 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • Due to a dispute over Oklahoma forfeiting games, both OU and Nebraska claim this title.
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1972 Missouri Tigers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Missouri in the Big Eight Conference (Big 8) during the 1972 college football season. The team compiled a 6–6 record (3–4 against Big 8 opponents), finished in a tie for fourth place in the Big 8, and was outscored by opponents by a combined total of 311 to 219. Al Onofrio was the head coach for the second of seven seasons.[1][2] The team played its home games at Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri.

The team's statistical leaders included Tommy Reamon with 454 rushing yards, John Cherry with 861 passing yards and 1,094 yards of total offense, Jon Bastable with 362 receiving yards, and Greg Hill with 61 points scored.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1972 Missouri Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 11, 2016. 
  2. ^ "2016 Mizzou Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Missouri. p. 158. Retrieved November 11, 2016. 
  3. ^ "2014 Mizzou Football Records Book" (PDF). University of Missouri. pp. 26–27. Retrieved November 11, 2016.