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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
Seasons
← 1919
1921 →
1920 Southwest Conference football standings
v · d · e 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

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.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 25[[{{{school}}}|Daniel Baker]]*
W 70–0
October 2[[{{{school}}}|Simmons (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

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