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
Seasons
← 1942
1946 →

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]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
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

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