1954 Baylor Bears football
Gator Bowl, L 13–33 vs. Auburn
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
APNo. 18
1954 record7–4 (4–2 SWC)
Head coachGeorge Sauer (5th season)
Home stadiumBaylor Stadium
← 1953
1955 →
Template:1954 Southwest Conference football standings

The 1954 Baylor Bears football team represented Baylor University in the 1954 college football season. The team finished with a record of 7–4 and lost the Gator Bowl to Auburn University, 13–33. Players L. G. Dupre (halfback) and James Ray Smith (tackle) played in the North–South All-Star Game; Smith, Billy Hooper (quarterback), Del Shofner (halfback) and Henry Gremminger (end) were selected as All-Conference players.[1]


September 18Houston*W 53–13
September 25at Vanderbilt*No. 10W 25–19
October 1at Miami (FL)*No. 11L 13–19
October 9at ArkansasL 20–21
October 16Washington*
  • Baylor Stadium
  • Waco, Texas
W 34–7
October 23Texas A&Mdagger
W 20–7
October 30at No. 17 TCUW 12–7
November 6TexasNo. 20
  • Baylor Stadium
  • Waco, Texas
W 13–7
November 20No. 11 SMUNo. 20W 33–21
November 27RiceNo. 9
  • Baylor Stadium
  • Waco, Texas
L 14–20
December 31vs. Auburn*No. 18L 13–33
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game


  1. Baylor University, "Baylor 1955 Round Up" yearbook via the Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections. Accessed April 29, 2013.
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