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1917 SMU Mustangs football
ConferenceTexas Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1917 record3–2–3 ( TIAA)
Head coachJ. Burton Rix (1st season)
CaptainDouglas I. Maxwell
Home stadiumArmstrong Field
Seasons
← 1916
1918 →

The 1917 SMU Mustangs football team was an American football team that represented Southern Methodist University (SMU) as a member of the Texas Intercollegiate Athletic Association (TIAA) during the 1917 college football season. In its first season under head coach J. Burton Rix, the team compiled a 3–2–3 record and outscored opponents by a total of 74 to 49.[1] The team played its home games at Armstrong Field in University Park, Texas.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 6Meridian CollegeW 20–7
October 13at AustinSherman, TXW 20–0
October 20at TCU
L 0–21
October 27[[{{{school}}}|Dallas]]
  • Armstrong Field
  • University Park, TX
T 7–7
November 3Trinity (TX)
  • Armstrong Field
  • University Park, TX
W 20–0
November 10Howard Payne
  • Armstrong Field
  • University Park, TX
L 7–14
November 17Baylor
  • Armstrong Field
  • University Park, TX
T 0–0
November 29Southwestern (TX)
  • Armstrong Field
  • University Park, TX
T 0–0

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