1948 Baylor Bears football
Dixie Bowl, W 20–7 vs. Wake Forest
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1948 record6–3–2 (3–2–1 SWC)
Head coachBob Woodruff (2nd season)
CaptainRobert "Buddy" Tinsley, Bentley M. Jones
Home stadiumMunicipal Stadium
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Template:1948 Southwest Conference football standings

The 1948 Baylor Bears football team represented Baylor University in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1948 college football season. In their second season under head coach Bob Woodruff, the Bears compiled a 6–3–2 record (3–2–1 against conference opponents), tied for third place in the conference, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 167 to 125.[1][2] They played their home games at Municipal Stadium in Waco, Texas. Robert "Buddy" Tinsley and Bentley M. Jones were the team captains.[2]


September 25Tulsa*W 42–19
October 2at Mississippi State*Memphis, TNT 7–7
October 9at No. 13 ArkansasW 23–7
October 16Texas Tech*No. 19
  • Municipal Stadium
  • Waco, TX
W 13–0
October 23Texas A&M
  • Municipal Stadium
  • Waco, TX
W 20–14
October 30at TCUNo. 20W 6–3
November 6Texas
  • Municipal Stadium
  • Waco, TX
L 10–13
November 13at Tulane*L 13–35
November 20at No. 10 SMUL 6–13
November 27Rice
  • Municipal Stadium
  • Waco, TX
T 7–7
January 1, 1949vs. Wake ForestW 20–7
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game


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