American Football Database
1951 TCU Horned Frogs football
Southwest Conference champion
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
CoachesNo. 10
APNo. 11
1951 record6–5 (5–1 SWC)
Head coachDutch Meyer (18th season)
Home stadiumAmon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 33,000)
← 1950
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Template:1951 Southwest Conference football standings The 1951 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1951 college football season. The Horned Frogs finished the season 6–5 overall and 5–1 in the Southwest Conference. The team was coached by Dutch Meyer in his eighteenth year as head coach. The Frogs played their home games in Amon G. Carter Stadium, which is located on campus in Fort Worth, Texas. They were invited to the Cotton Bowl Classic where they lost to Kentucky by a score of 7–20.


September 22Kansas*L 13–27
September 29at No. 12 Nebraska*W 28–736,000
October 6at ArkansasW 17–7
October 13at Texas TechL 19–3319,000
October 20No. 6 Texas A&M
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX (rivalry)
W 20–14
October 27at No. 6 USC*L 26–28
November 3at No. 8 BaylorW 20–7
November 17at No. 15 TexasNo. 13L 21–3255,000
November 24No. 18 Rice
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
W 22–6
December 1SMUNo. 11
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX (rivalry)
W 13–235,000
January 1, 1952vs. No. 17 KentuckyNo. 11L 7–2075,349
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game



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