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1950

1950 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Conference Southwest Conference
1950 record 2-8 (1-5 SWC)
Head coach Otis Douglas

Home stadium

Razorback Stadium
War Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1949 1951 »
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Schedule

Date Opponent Site Result
9/23/50* Oklahoma A&M War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR L 7-12  
9/30/50* North Texas Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR W 50-6  
10/7/50 at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFt. Worth, TX L 6-13  
10/14/50 Baylor Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR W 27-6  
10/21/50 at #7 Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX L 14-19  
10/28/50* Vanderbilt War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR L 13-14  
11/4/50 at Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX (Rivalry) L 13-42  
11/11/50 Rice Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR L 6-9  
11/18/50 #14 SMU War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR L 7-14  
11/23/50* at Tulsa Skelly FieldTulsa, OK L 13-28  
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll.
Captain
George Eckert

1951

1951 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Conference Southwest Conference
1951 record 5-5 (2-4 SWC)
Head coach Otis Douglas

Home stadium

Razorback Stadium
War Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1950 1952 »

Schedule

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
9/22/51* at Oklahoma A&M Lewis FieldStillwater, OK W 42-7  
9/29/51* Arizona St. Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR W 30-13  
10/6/51 TCU War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR L 7-17  
10/13/51 at #12 Baylor Baylor StadiumWaco, TX L 7-9  
10/20/51 #4 Texas Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR W 16-14  
11/27/51* Santa Clara #19 War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR L 12-21  
11/3/51 #18 Texas A&M Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR (Rivalry) W 33-21  
11/10/51 at Rice #20 Rice StadiumHouston, TX L 0-6  
11/17/51 at SMU Ownby StadiumDallas, TX L 7-14  
11/24/51* Tulsa War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR W 24-7  
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll.
Captains
Dave Hanner
Pat Summerall

1952

1952 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Conference Southwest Conference
1952 record 2-8 (1-5 SWC)
Head coach Otis Douglas

Home stadium

Razorback Stadium
War Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1951 1953 »

Schedule

Date Opponent Site Result
9/20/52* Oklahoma A&M War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR W 22-20  
9/27/52* Houston Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR L 7-17  
10/4/52 at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFt. Worth, TX L 7-13  
10/11/52 Baylor War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR W 20-17  
10/18/52 at Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX L 7-44  
10/25/52* Ole Miss War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR L 7-34  
11/1/52 at Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX (Rivalry) L 12-31  
11/8/52 Rice Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR L 33-35  
11/15/52 SMU Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR L 17-27  
11/22/52* at Tulsa Skelly FieldTulsa, OK L 34-44  
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll.
Captains
Dean Pryor
Buddy Sutton

1953

1953 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Conference Southwest Conference
1953 record 3-7 (2-4 SWC)
Head coach Bowden Wyatt

Home stadium

Razorback Stadium
War Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1952 1954 »

Overview

Arkansas quarterback Lamar McHan finished ninth in the Heisman Trophy voting for 1953.[1] McHan was sixth in the nation in yards per punt, and tied for sixth in punt return yards.[2] Receiver Floyd Sagely's receiving stats were tied for sixth best in the country.[2]

Schedule

Date Opponent Site Result
9/26/53* Oklahoma A&M War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR L 6-7  
10/3/53 TCU Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR W 13-6  
10/10/53 at #9 Baylor Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX L 7-14  
10/17/53 Texas Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR L 7-16  
10/24/53* vs. Ole Miss Crump StadiumMemphis, TN L 0-28  
10/31/53 Texas A&M War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR (Rivalry) W 41-14  
11/7/53 at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX L 0-47  
11/14/53 at SMU Ownby StadiumDallas, TX L 7-13  
11/21/53* LSU War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR (Rivalry) L 8-9  
11/28/53* Tulsa Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR W 27-7  
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll.
Captains
Jim Speering
Ralph Troillett

1954

1954 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Southwest Conference Champs
Cotton Bowl Classic vs. Georgia Tech, L, 6-14
Conference Southwest Conference
1954 record 8-3 (5-1 SWC)
Head coach Bowden Wyatt

Home stadium

Razorback Stadium
War Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1953 1955 »

Schedule

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
9/25/54* Tulsa Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR W 41-0  
10/2/54 at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFt. Worth, TX W 20-13  
10/9/54 Baylor Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR W 21-20  
10/16/54 at Texas #12 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX W 20-7  
10/23/54* #5 Ole Miss #7 War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR W 6-0  
10/30/54 at Texas A&M #4 Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX (Rivalry) W 14-7  
11/6/54 #15 Rice #4 War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR W 28-15  
11/13/54 #19 SMU #4 Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR L 14-21  
11/20/54* at LSU #9 State Fair StadiumShreveport, LA (Rivalry) L 6-7  
11/27/54* at Houston #13 Robertson StadiumHouston, TX W 19-0  
1/1/55* Georgia Tech #10 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) L 6-14  
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll.
Captains
Bobby Proctor
Jim Roth

Cotton Bowl Classic

1 2 3 4 Total
Yellow Jackets 0 0 7 7 14
Razorbacks 0 6 0 0 6

1955

1955 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Conference Southwest Conference
1955 record 5-4-1 (3-2-1 SWC)
Head coach Jack Mitchell

Home stadium

Razorback Stadium
War Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1954 1956 »

Schedule

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
9/7/55* Tulsa Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR W 21-6  
9/24/55* Oklahoma A&M #17 War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR W 21-0  
10/1/55 #10 TCU Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR L 0-26  
10/8/55 at Baylor Baylor StadiumWaco, TX L 20-25  
10/15/55 Texas War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR W 27-20  
10/22/55* at Ole Miss Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS L 7-17  
10/29/55 #11 Texas A&M Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR (Rivalry) T 7-7  
11/5/55 at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 10-0  
11/12/55 at SMU Ownby StadiumDallas, TX W 6-0  
11/19/55* LSU War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR (Rivalry) L 7-13  
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll.
Captains
Preston Carpenter
Henry Moore

1956

1956 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Conference Southwest Conference
1956 record 6-4 (3-3 SWC)
Head coach Jack Mitchell

Home stadium

Razorback Stadium
War Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1955 1957 »

Schedule

Date Opponent Site Result
9/22/56* Hardin-Simmons Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR W 21-6  
9/29/56* Oklahoma State War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR W 19-7  
10/6/56 at #8 TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFt. Worth, TX L 6-41  
10/13/56 #10 Baylor Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR L 7-14  
10/20/56 at Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX W 32-14  
10/27/56* #10 Ole Miss War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR W 14-0  
11/3/56 at #5 Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX (Rivalry) L 0-27  
11/10/56 Rice Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR W 27-12  
11/17/56 SMU War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR W 27-13  
11/24/56* at LSU Independence StadiumShreveport, LA (Rivalry) L 7-21  
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll.
Captains
Neil Martin
Ted Souter

1957

1957 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Conference Southwest Conference
1957 record 6-4 (2-4 SWC)
Head coach Jack Mitchell

Home stadium

Razorback Stadium
War Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1956 1958 »

Overview

Razorback punter/fullback and co-captain Gerald Nesbitt was fourth in the nation in yards per punt, with 42.0. Arkansas finished tied for fifth in the SWC.[3]

Schedule

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
9/21/57* Oklahoma A&M War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR W 12-0  
9/28/57* Tulsa Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR W 41-14  
10/5/57 #17 TCU War Memorial Stadium • Fayetteville, AR L 20-7  
10/12/57 at Baylor #11 Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX W 20-17  
10/19/57 Texas #10 Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR L 0-17  
10/26/57* vs. #6 Ole Miss Crump StadiumMemphis, TN W 12-6  
11/2/57 #1 Texas A&M #11 Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR (Rivalry) L 6-7  
11/9/57 at Rice #12 Rice StadiumHouston, TX L 7-13  
11/16/57 at SMU Ownby StadiumDallas, TX L 22-27  
11/23/57* Texas Tech War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR W 47-26  
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll.
Captains
Jay Donathan
Gerald Nesbitt
George Walker

1958

1958 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Conference Southwest Conference
1958 record 4-6 (2-4 SWC)
Head coach Frank Broyles

Home stadium

Razorback Stadium
War Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1957 1959 »

Overview

The Hardin-Simmons game featured two kickoffs returned 100 yards each for touchdowns. The returners were by Jim Mooty and Billy Kyser, both of Arkansas.[4]

Schedule

Date Opponent Site Result
9/20/58 Baylor War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR L 0-12  
9/27/58* Tulsa Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR L 14-27  
10/4/58 at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFt. Worth, TX L 7-12  
10/11/58 Rice Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR L 0-24  
10/18/58 at #7 Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX L 6-24  
10/25/58* #6 Ole Miss War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR L 12-14  
11/1/58 at Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX (Rivalry) W 21-8  
11/8/58* Hardin-Simmons War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR W 60-15  
11/15/58 #15 SMU Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR W 13-6  
11/22/58* at Texas Tech Jones StadiumLubbock, TX W 14-8  
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll.
Captains
Richard Bell
Billy Micheal

1959

1959 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Southwest Conference Co-champions
Gator Bowl vs. Georgia Tech, W, 14-7
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
AP #9
1959 record 9-2 (5-1 SWC)
Head coach Frank Broyles

Home stadium

Razorback Stadium
War Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1958 1960 »

Overview

In Frank Broyles' first season as head coach, Arkansas defeated his alma mater in the Gator Bowl, 14-7.

Schedule

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
9/19/59* Tulsa Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR W 28-0  
9/26/59* Oklahoma A&M War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR W 13-7  
10/3/59 TCU Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR W 3-0  
10/10/59 at Baylor #19 Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX W 23-7  
10/17/59 #3 Texas #12 War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR L 12-13  
10/24/59* vs. #6 Ole Miss #10 Crump StadiumMemphis, TN L 0-28  
10/31/59 #17 Texas A&M #11 Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR (Rivalry) W 12-7  
11/7/59 at Rice #16 Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 14-10  
11/14/59 at SMU #20 Ownby StadiumDallas, TX W 17-14  
11/21/59* Texas Tech #13 War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR W 27-8  
1/2/60* vs. Georgia Tech #9 Gator BowlJacksonville, FL (Gator Bowl) W 14-7  
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll.
Captains
Billy Luplow
James Monroe
Barry Switzer

Gator Bowl

1 2 3 4 Total
Razorbacks 0 7 7 0 14
Yellow Jackets 7 0 0 0 7

1950-1959 Statistical Leaders

Passing

Year Player Com Att % Yards
1950 Jim Rinehart 59 139 42 756
1951 Lamar McHan 53 135 39 724
1952 Lamar McHan 55 136 40 743
1953 Lamar McHan 78 150 52 1,107
1954 George Walker 45 85 53 603
1955 George Walker 22 47 47 347
1956 Don Christian 18 53 34 260
1957 George Walker 35 63 56 587
1958 James Monroe 41 96 43 512
1959 James Monroe 19 30 63 202

Rushing

Year Player Att Yards Avg
1950 Buddy Rodgers 118 476 4.0
1951 Lamar McHan 127 433 3.4
1952 Buddy Sutton 100 448 4.5
1953 Lamar McHan 143 409 2.9
1954 Henry Moore 153 670 4.4
1955 Henry Moore 134 701 5.2
1956 Gerald Nesbitt 129 663 5.1
1957 Gerald Nesbitt 145 624 4.3
1958 Jim Mooty 71 395 5.6
1959 Jim Mooty 93 519 5.6

Receiving

Year Player Rec Yards YPC
1950 Bill Jurney 22 335 15.2
1951 Pat Summerall 24 358 14.9
1952 Lewis Carpenter 19 335 17.6
1953 Floyd Sagely 30 542 18.1
1954 Preston Carpenter 21 234 11.1
1955 Preston Carpenter 11 155 14.1
1956 Ron Underwood 7 154 22.0
1957 Billy Kyser 10 179 17.9
1958 Charles Barnes 15 175 11.7
1959 Steve Butler 9 107 11.9

Source: ESPN College Football Encyclopedia[5]

See also

Notes

  1. ^ "Heisman Trophy 1953 - 19th Award." Webpage. Retrieved on January 15, 2009.
  2. ^ a b ESPN 2005: 1233
  3. ^ ESPN 2005: 1249
  4. ^ Arkansas Media Guide. University of Arkansas. Nov. 4, 2006. "Long Play Touchdowns". p. 76
  5. ^ ESPN 2005: 1220-1257

References

ESPN, (television network) (2005). ESPN College Football Encyclopedia. New York, New York. ISBN 1-4013-3703-1. OCLC 61264858.  


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