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1926 Baylor Bears football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1926 record6–3–1 (3–1–1 SWC)
Head coachMorley Jennings (1st season)
CaptainGeorge Morris
Home stadiumCotton Palace
Seasons
← 1925
1927 →
1926 Southwest Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
SMU 5 0 0     8 0 1
Baylor 3 1 1     6 3 1
Texas 2 2 0     5 4 0
Arkansas 2 2 0     5 5 0
TCU 1 1 2     6 1 2
Texas A&M 1 3 1     5 3 1
Rice 0 4 0     4 4 1
† – Conference champion

The 1926 Baylor Bears football team represented Baylor University in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1926 college football season. In their first season under head coach Morley Jennings, the Bears compiled a 6–3–1 record (3–1–1 against conference opponents), finished in second place in the conference, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 103 to 93.[1][2] They played their home games at Cotton Palace in Waco, Texas. George Morris was the team captain.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 25Southwestern (TX)*W 7–0
October 2at Loyola (LA)*New Orleans, LAL 10–13
October 12vs. TCUDallas, TXT 7–7
October 16Trinity*
  • Cotton Palace
  • Waco, TX
W 14–0
October 23Howard Payne*
  • Cotton Palace
  • Waco, TX
W 23–7
October 30Texas A&Mdagger
  • Cotton Palace
  • Waco, TX
W 20–9
November 6Texas
  • Cotton Palace
  • Waco, TX
W 10–7
November 13at SMUL 3–31
November 18[[{{{school}}}|St. Edward's]]*
  • Cotton Palace
  • Waco, TX
L 0–12
November 25at RiceHouston, TXW 9–7[3]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

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