|1903 Baylor football|
|Head coach||R. N. Watts (1st season)|
The 1903 Baylor football team was an American football team that represented Baylor University as an independent during the 1903 college football season. In its first season under head coach R. N. Watts, the team compiled a 4–3–1 record and was outscored by a total of 69 to 46.
|October 3||TCU||Waco, TX||W 12–0|
|October 17||Fort Worth University||Waco, TX||W 23–0|
|October 24||Texas||San Antonio, TX||L 0–48|
|November 7||Texas A&M||Waco, TX||T 0–0|
|November 14||Texas A&M||Waco, TX||L 0–16|
|November 21||at Texas A&M||College Station, TX||L 0–5|
|November 27||TCU||Waco, TX||W 5–0|
|November 30||Texas School for the Deaf||Waco, TX||W 6–0|
In October, coach Watts also acted as referee for the Vanderbilt at Texas game.
Oct. 3 vs. TCUEdit
Opening the local football season, Baylor defeated TCU in front of a large crowd on the former's campus; a street railway strike forced many spectators to arrive by less conventional means, such as hay wagons.
Following the wins against Texas Christian University and Fort Worth University, Baylor was considered a strong contender for the state championship if the team could win the game against Texas. Although Texas won, the team's captain, Rembert Watson was injured and missed Texas's next game against Arkansas.
Nov. 7 vs. Texas A&MEdit
The game "was the hardest fought game ever played at Waco," and while A&M held the advantage, they could not score before time ended each half.
- ↑ "1903 Baylor Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/baylor/1903-schedule.html. Retrieved March 21, 2019.
- ↑ "2018 Baylor Football Media Almanac". Baylor University. p. 105. https://s3.amazonaws.com/baylorbears.com/documents/2018/8/9/BU_FB_Media_Almanac_2018_Section05_History.pdf. Retrieved March 24, 2019.
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