1974 Missouri Tigers football team

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1974 Missouri Tigers football
Conference Big Eight Conference
1974 record 7–4 (5–2 Big 8)
Head coach Al Onofrio (4th season)
Home stadium Faurot Field
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Oklahoma $ 7 0 0     11 0 0
No. 9 Nebraska 5 2 0     9 3 0
Missouri 5 2 0     7 4 0
Oklahoma State 4 3 0     7 5 0
Colorado 3 4 0     5 6 0
Iowa State 2 5 0     4 7 0
Kansas 1 6 0     4 7 0
Kansas State 1 6 0     4 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1974 Missouri Tigers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Missouri in the Big Eight Conference (Big 8) during the 1974 NCAA Division I football season. The team compiled a 7–4 record (5–2 against Big 8 opponents), finished in a tie for second place in the Big 8, and was outscored by opponents by a combined total of 217 to 204. Al Onofrio was the head coach for the fourth of seven seasons.[1][2] The team played its home games at Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri.

The team's statistical leaders included Tony Galbreath with 870 rushing yards, 955 yards of total offense, and 48 points scored, Steve Pisarkiewicz with 828 passing yards, Mark Miller with 522 receiving yards, and Greg Hill with 63 points scored.[3]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentRank#SiteResult
September 14at Ole Miss*No. 18L 0–10 
September 21Baylor*W 28–21 
September 28No. 7 Arizona State*
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
W 9–0 
October 5at Wisconsin*L 20–59 
October 12at No. 5 NebraskaW 21–10 
October 19at Oklahoma StateL 7–31 
October 26Colorado
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
W 30–24 
November 2at Kansas StateW 52–15 
November 9at No. 2 OklahomaL 0–37 
November 16Iowa State
W 10–7 
November 23Kansas
W 27–3 
  • *Non-conference game
  • #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1974 Missouri Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 12, 2016. 
  2. ^ "2016 Mizzou Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Missouri. p. 158. Retrieved November 12, 2016. 
  3. ^ "2014 Mizzou Football Records Book" (PDF). University of Missouri. pp. 26–27. Retrieved November 12, 2016.