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1925 Baylor Bears football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1925 record3–5–2 (0–3–2 SWC)
Head coachFrank Bridges (6th season)
CaptainHomer D.Walker
Home stadiumCotton Palace
Seasons
← 1924
1926 →
1925 Southwest Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Texas A&M 4 1 0     7 1 1
TCU 2 0 1     7 1 1
Texas 2 1 1     6 2 1
SMU 1 1 2     5 2 2
Arkansas 2 2 1     4 4 1
Rice 1 2 1     4 4 1
Baylor 0 3 2     3 5 2
† – Conference champion

The 1925 Baylor Bears football team was an American football team that represented Baylor University in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1925 college football season. In its sixth and final season under head coach Frank Bridges, the team compiled a 3–5–2 record (0–3–2 against conference opponents), finished in last place in the conference, and was outscored by a total of 115 to 79.[1][2] The team played its home games at the Cotton Palace in Waco, Texas. Homer D. Walker was the team captain.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 26at Notre Dame*L 0–4113,000[3]
October 3[[{{{school}}}|North Texas State Teachers]]*W 20–6[4]
October 13at TCUT 7–7[5]
October 17Trinity (TX)*
  • Cotton Palace
  • Waco, TX
L 3–10[6]
October 24Howard Payne*
  • Cotton Palace
  • Waco, TX
W 20–4[7]
October 31Texas A&M
  • Cotton Palace
  • Waco, TX
L 0–13 [8]
November 7at TexasL 3–1310,000[9]
November 14at SMUL 6–7[10]
November 21[[{{{school}}}|St. Edward's]]*
  • Cotton Palace
  • Waco, TX
W 13–7[11]
November 26at RiceT 7–76,000[12]
  • *Non-conference game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1925 Baylor Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/baylor/1925-schedule.html. Retrieved October 12, 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "2018 Baylor Football Media Almanac". Baylor University. p. 107. https://s3.amazonaws.com/baylorbears.com/documents/2018/8/9/BU_FB_Media_Almanac_2018_Section05_History.pdf. Retrieved March 24, 2019.
  3. "Rox Thrash Bears, Score 41 to 0: Notre Dame Is Headed Toward Another Crown". The South Bend Tribune: p. 14. September 27, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29782624/rox_thrash_bears_score_41_to_0_notre/.
  4. "Baylor Turns Back Denton Teachers by 20 to 6 Score". The Waco News-Tribune: pp. II-1, II-4. October 4, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29788796/baylor_turns_back_denton_teachers_by_20/.
  5. "Baylor and TCU Battle to 7-All Tie in First Conference Game of Year". The Austin American: p. 7. October 14, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29788588/baylor_and_tcu_battle_to_7all_tie_in/.
  6. H. B. Du Bose (October 18, 1925). "Bears Go Down Before Trinity". The Waco News-Tribune: p. Sports 1, 2. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29788475/bears_go_down_before_trinity/.
  7. "Bears Flash Form In Defeating Yellowjackets By Score of 20 to 4". Sunday American-Statesman: p. 10. October 25, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29788345/bears_flash_form_in_defeating/.
  8. Jinx Tucker (November 1, 1925). "Over 100,000 Crush Cotton Palace Gates: Aggies Victorious; Joel Hunt, Waco Boy, Shows Way". The Waco News-Tribune: p. 1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29788173/over_100000_crush_cotton_palace_gates/.
  9. "Longhorns Crush Bear Line; Score 13 to 3 Triumph". Sunday American-Statesman: pp. 1, 7. November 8, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29788053/longhorns_crush_bear_line_score_13_to/.
  10. "Mustangs Beat Bears 7 to 6 in Spirited Game". Sunday American-Statesman: p. 9. November 15, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29780526/mustangs_beat_bears_7_to_6_in_spirited/.
  11. "Dame Fortune Fails Saints as Baylor Wins 13 to 0 Contest: Sammy Dyer Is Saints' Star". The Austin American: p. 5. November 21, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29787793/dame_fortune_fails_saints_as_baylor/.
  12. "Owls Hold Bears To Tie: Rice and Baylor Play 7-7 Game at Houston". The Austin American: p. 8. November 27, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29787528/owls_hold_bears_to_tie_rice_and_baylor/.
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