SMU Mustangs football under Rusty Russell

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Rusty Russell was the coach of the Southern Methodist University's football team from 1950 to 1952. He compiled a 13–15–2 record, and was succeeded by Woody Woodard.[1]

1950[edit]

1950 SMU Mustangs football
Conference Southwest Conference
1950 record 6-4 (2–4 SWC)
Head coach Rusty Russell
Home stadium Cotton Bowl (c. 75,504)
Seasons
← 1949
1951 →
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
1950-09-23 Georgia Tech* Cotton BowlDallas, Texas W 33-13   54,000
1950-09-30 at No. 11 Ohio State* No. 10 Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 32-27   80,672
1950-10-07 at Missouri* No. 3 Memorial StadiumColumbia, Missouri W 21-0   35,311
1950-10-14 Oklahoma A&M* No. 2 Cotton Bowl • Dallas W 56-0   75,349
1950-10-21 at No. 15 Rice No. 3 Rice StadiumHouston, Texas W 42-21   70,000
1950-11-04 at No. 7 Texas No. 1 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas L 20-23   65,498
1950-11-11 Texas A&M No. 7 Cotton Bowl • Dallas L 20-25   75,447
1950-11-18 at Arkansas No. 14 War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, Arkansas W 14-7   29,000
1950-11-25 Baylor No. 15 Cotton Bowl • Dallas L 0-3   50,000
1950-12-02 Texas Christian Cotton Bowl • Dallas L 13-27   55,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

1951[edit]

1951 SMU Mustangs football
Conference Southwest Conference
1951 record 3-6-1 (1-4-1 SWC)
Head coach Rusty Russell
Home stadium Cotton Bowl (c. 75,504)
Seasons
← 1950
1952 →
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
1951-09-22 at Georgia Tech* Grant FieldAtlanta L 7-21   33,000
1951-09-29 at No. 3 Ohio State* Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 0-7   80,735
1951-10-06 Missouri* Cotton BowlDallas, Texas W 34-0   40,000
1951-10-13 at No. 5 Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, Indiana W 27-20   58,240
1951-10-20 Rice No. 15 Cotton Bowl • Dallas L 7-28   53,000
1951-11-03 No. 12 Texas Cotton Bowl • Dallas L 13-20   72,000
1951-11-10 at Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, Texas T 14-14   24,500
1951-11-17 Arkansas Cotton Bowl • Dallas W 47-7   33,500
1951-11-24 at No. 10 Baylor Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, Texas L 13-14   30,000
1951-12-01 at No. 11 Texas Christian Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas L 2-13   35,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

1952[edit]

1952 SMU Mustangs football
Conference Southwest Conference
1952 record 4-5-1 (3–2-1 SWC)
Head coach Rusty Russell
Home stadium Cotton Bowl (c. 75,504)
Seasons
← 1951
1953 →
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
1952-09-26 No. 19 Duke* Cotton BowlDallas, Texas L 7-14   28,000
1952-10-04 No. 6 Georgia Tech* Cotton Bowl • Dallas L 7-20   41,000
1952-10-11 at Missouri* Memorial StadiumColumbia, Missouri W 25-7   25,000
1952-10-18 at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, Texas W 21-14   56,000
1952-10-25 No. 15 Kansas* Cotton Bowl • Dallas L 0-26   30,000
1952-11-01 at No. 14 Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas L 14-31   57,000
1952-11-08 Texas A&M Cotton Bowl • Dallas W 21-13   62,000
1952-11-15 at Arkansas Razorback StadiumFayetteville, Arkansas W 27-17   28,000
1952-11-22 Baylor Cotton Bowl • Dallas T 7-7   30,000
1952-11-29 Texas Christian Cotton Bowl • Dallas L 7-14   32,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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