1920 SMU Mustangs football team

The 1920 SMU Mustangs football team was an American football team that represented Southern Methodist University (SMU) as a member of the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1920 college football season. In its fourth season under head coach J. Burton Rix, the team compiled a 3–5–2 record and outscored opponents by a total of 125 to 90.[1] The team played its home games at Armstrong Field in University Park, Texas.

1920 SMU Mustangs football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1920 record3–5–2 (0–4–1 SWC)
Head coachJ. Burton Rix (4th season)
CaptainJohn Lee Brooks
Home stadiumArmstrong Field
1920 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Texas $ 5 0 0     9 0 0
Texas A&M 5 1 0     6 1 1
Arkansas 2 0 1     3 2 2
Rice 2 2 1     4 2 2
Baylor 1 2 1     4 4 1
Phillips 0 3 0     4 4 2
Oklahoma A&M 0 3 0     0 7 1
SMU 0 4 1     3 5 2
  • $ – Conference champion

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 25Daniel Baker*
W 70–0
October 2Simmons (TX)*
  • Armstrong Field
  • University Park, TX
T 0–0
October 9Texas A&M
  • Armstrong Field
  • University Park, TX
L 0–3
October 15Howard Payne*
  • Armstrong Field
  • University Park, TX
W 14–0
October 22Arkansas
  • Armstrong Field
  • University Park, TX
L 0–6
October 30Trinity (TX)*
  • Armstrong Field
  • University Park, TX
W 38–7
November 6Rice
  • Armstrong Field
  • University Park, TX (rivalry)
L 0–10
November 13Texas
  • Armstrong Field
  • University Park, TX
L 3–21
November 20Austin*
  • Armstrong Field
  • University Park, TX
L 0–43
November 27Baylor
  • Armstrong Field
  • University Park, TX
T 0–0
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ "1920 SMU Mustangs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 21, 2019.
Venues
Bowls & rivalries
Culture & lore
People
Seasons

This page is based on a Wikipedia article written by authors (here).
Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license; additional terms may apply.
Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.