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1926 SMU Mustangs football
SWC champion
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1926 record8–0–1 (5–0 SWC)
Head coachRay Morrison (7th season)
CaptainStanley Dawson, Howard Wade
Home stadiumOwnby Stadium
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 SMU Mustangs football team was an American football team that represented the Southern Methodist University (SMU) as a member of the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1926 college football season. In its seventh season under head coach Ray Morrison, the team compiled an 8–0–1 record and outscored opponents by a total of 229 to 47.[1][2]

Coach Morrison brought the forward pass to the southwest during his time at SMU, using Gerald Mann as his passer.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 24[[{{{school}}}|North Texas State Teachers]]*W 42–0
October 2Trinity (TX)*
  • Ownby Stadium
  • University Park, TX
W 48–0
October 8Centenary*
  • Ownby Stadium
  • University Park, TX
W 37–0
October 16at Missouri*T 7–7
October 23Texas A&MW 21–17
October 30at TexasW 14–0
November 6Rice
  • Ownby Stadium
  • University Park, TX (rivalry)
W 20–0
November 13Baylor
  • Ownby Stadium
  • University Park, TX
W 31–3
November 25TCU
  • Ownby Stadium
  • University Park, TX (rivalry)
W 14–13
  • *Non-conference game

ReferencesEdit

Template:Southwest Conference football champions

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