American Football Database
American Football Database
1945 Baylor Bears football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1945 record5–5–1 (2–4 SWC)
Head coachFrank Kimbrough (3rd season)
CaptainJack O. Price, Richard "Bull" Johnson
Home stadiumMunicipal Stadium
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Template:1945 Southwest Conference football standings The 1945 Baylor Bears football team represented Baylor University in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1945 college football season. In their third, non-consecutive season under head coach Frank Kimbrough, the Bears compiled a 5–5–1 record (2–4 against conference opponents), finished in sixth place in the conference, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 178 to 141.[1][2] They played their home games at Municipal Stadium in Waco, Texas. Jack O. Price and Richard "Bull" Johnson were the team captains.[2]


September 15Blackland Army Air Field*W 40–0
September 22West Texas State*
  • Municipal Stadium
  • Waco, TX
W 32–0
September 29TCU
  • Municipal Stadium
  • Waco, TX
L 6–7
October 13Arkansas
  • Municipal Stadium
  • Waco, TX
W 23–13
October 20at Texas Tech*T 7–7
October 27at Texas A&ML 13–19
November 3Southwestern (TX)*
  • Municipal Stadium
  • Waco, TX
W 19–0
November 10at No. 17 TexasL 14–21
November 17 No. 19 Tulsa*
  • Municipal Stadium
  • Waco, TX
L 7–26
November 24at SMUL 0–34
December 1at Rice
W 17–14
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game