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1939 Baylor Bears football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1939 record7–3 (4–2 SWC)
Head coachMorley Jennings (14th season)
CaptainBobby R. Taylor
Home stadiumWaco Stadium
Seasons
← 1938
1940 →
1939 Southwest Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Texas A&M 6 0 0     11 0 0
Baylor 4 2 0     7 3 0
SMU 4 2 0     6 3 1
Texas 3 3 0     5 4 0
Arkansas 2 3 1     4 5 1
TCU 1 5 0     3 7 0
Rice 0 5 1     1 9 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1939 Baylor Bears football team represented Baylor University in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1939 college football season. In their 14th season under head coach Morley Jennings, the Bears compiled a 7–3 record (4–2 against conference opponents), tied for second place in the conference, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 136 to 81.[1][2] They played their home games at Waco Stadium in Waco, Texas. Bobby R. Taylor was the team captain.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 30Southwestern (TX)*W 34–0
October 7at Oklahoma A&M*W 13–0
October 14Arkansas
  • Waco Stadium
  • Waco, TX
W 19–7
October 21at No. 16 Nebraska*No. 19L 0–20
October 28at No. 5 Texas A&ML 0–20
November 4TCU
  • Waco Stadium
  • Waco, TX
W 27–0
November 11Texas
  • Waco Stadium
  • Waco, TX
W 20–0
November 18at Centenary*Shreveport, LAW 13–6
November 25at SMUL 0–21
December 2at RiceW 10–7
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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