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1938 Baylor Bears football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1938 record7–2–1 (3–2–1 SWC)
Head coachMorley Jennings (13th season)
CaptainSam Boyd, Billy J. Patterson
Home stadiumWaco Stadium
Seasons
← 1937
1939 →
1938 Southwest Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 TCU 6 0 0     11 0 0
SMU 4 2 0     6 4 0
Baylor 3 2 1     7 2 1
Rice 3 3 0     4 6 0
Texas A&M 2 3 1     4 4 1
Arkansas 1 5 0     2 7 1
Texas 1 5 0     1 8 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.[1][2] They played their home games at Waco Stadium in Waco, Texas. Sam Boyd and Billy J. Patterson were the team captains.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 24Southwestern (TX)*W 33–0
October 1Oklahoma A&M*Wichita Falls, TXW 20–6
October 8at ArkansasW 9–6
October 22Texas A&MNo. 17
  • Waco Stadium
  • Waco, TX
T 6–6
October 29at No. 4 TCU
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
L 7–39
November 5at TexasW 14–3
November 11at Loyola*W 35–245,000[3]
November 19SMU
  • Waco Stadium
  • Waco, TX
L 6–21
November 26at RiceW 21–6
December 3Centenary*
  • Waco Stadium
  • Waco, TX
W 14–0
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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