|1938 Baylor Bears football|
|1938 record||7–2–1 (3–2–1 SWC)|
|Head coach||Morley Jennings (13th season)|
|Captain||Sam Boyd, Billy J. Patterson|
|Home stadium||Waco Stadium|
|1938 Southwest Conference football standings|
|#1 TCU †||6||–||0||–||0||11||–||0||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1938 Baylor Bears football team represented Baylor University in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1938 college football season. In their 13th season under head coach Morley Jennings, the Bears compiled a 7–2–1 record (3–2–1 against conference opponents), finished in third place in the conference, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 165 to 89. They played their home games at Waco Stadium in Waco, Texas. Sam Boyd and Billy J. Patterson were the team captains.
|September 24||Southwestern (TX)*||W 33–0|
|October 1||Oklahoma A&M*||Wichita Falls, TX||W 20–6|
|October 8||at Arkansas||W 9–6|
|October 22||Texas A&M||No. 17||T 6–6|
|October 29||at No. 4 TCU||L 7–39|
|November 5||at Texas||W 14–3|
|November 11||at Loyola*||W 35–2||45,000|||
|November 19||SMU||L 6–21|
|November 26||at Rice||W 21–6|
|December 3||Centenary*||W 14–0|
- ↑ "1938 Baylor Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/baylor/1938-schedule.html. Retrieved October 11, 2017.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 "2018 Baylor Football Media Almanac". Baylor University. p. 109. https://s3.amazonaws.com/baylorbears.com/documents/2018/8/9/BU_FB_Media_Almanac_2018_Section05_History.pdf. Retrieved March 24, 2019.
- ↑ Charles Curtis (October 10, 1938). "Gaels Defeat Lions, 7-0, in Grid Thriller". Los Angeles Times: pp. II-13, II-15. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/22921797/gaels_defeat_lions_70_in_grid/.
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