1925 SMU Mustangs football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1925 record5–2–2 (1–1–2 SWC)
Head coachRay Morrison (6th season)
CaptainJames Magness
Home stadiumFair Park Stadium
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 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 1925 college football season. In its sixth season under head coach Ray Morrison, the team compiled a 5–2–2 record (1–1–2 against SWC opponents), finished fourth in the conference, and outscored opponents by a total of 148 to 41.[1][2] James Magness was the team captain.[1] The team played its home games at Fair Park Stadium in Dallas.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 26[[{{{school}}}|North Texas State Teachers]]*W 48–0[1]
October 3Abilene Christian*
  • Fair Park Stadium
  • Dallas, TX
W 52–7[3]
October 9Washington University*
  • Fair Park Stadium
  • Dallas, TX
W 20–6[4]
October 16at Texas A&ML 0–7[5]
October 24Oklahoma*
  • Fair Park Stadium
  • Dallas, TX
L 0–9[6]
October 31Texas
  • Fair Park Stadium
  • Dallas, TX
T 0–0[7]
November 7Arkansas
  • Fair Park Stadium
  • Dallas, TX
T 10–04,000[8]
November 14Baylor
  • Fair Park Stadium
  • Dallas, TX
W 7–6[9]
November 26Drake*
  • Fair Park Stadium
  • Dallas, TX
W 21–6[10]
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "2018 SMU Football Media Guide". Southern Methodist University. p. 90. https://s3.amazonaws.com/sidearm.sites/smumustangs.com/documents/2018/8/22/06_Records.pdf.
  2. "1925 SMU Mustangs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/southern-methodist/1925-schedule.html. Retrieved March 21, 2019.
  3. "Mustangs Run Up Big Score Against Abilene". Sunday American-Statesman: p. 7. October 4, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29781331/mustangs_run_up_big_score_against/.
  4. "Cortmeglia and SMU Beat Washington". The Austin Statesman: p. 5. October 10, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29781246/cortmeglia_and_smu_beat_washington/.
  5. "Aggies Trim Ponies, 7-0". The Austin American: p. 5. October 17, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29781151/aggies_trim_ponies_70/.
  6. "Mustangs Lose Hard Fought Game to Okla. Sooners: Texans Put Up Stubborn Fight". Sunday American-Statesman: p. 10. October 25, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29781056/mustangs_lose_hard_fought_game_to_okla/.
  7. "Longhorns Hold Mustangs on 1-Foot Line In 0-0 Tie: Ponies Flash Great Offense". Sunday American-Statesman: p. 10. November 1, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29780952/longhorns_hold_mustangs_on_1foot_line/.
  8. "Ponies and Porkers Tangle Up In a Scoreless Colorless Tie at Dallas". Sunday American-Statesman: p. 9. November 8, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29780778/ponies_and_porkers_tangle_up_in_a/.
  9. "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/.
  10. "S.M.U. Beats Off Drake Invasion Of S.W. 21 to 8". The Waco News-Tribune: p. 11. November 27, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29780366/smu_beats_off_drake_invasion_of_sw/.
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