American Football Database
American Football Database
1964 Baylor Bears football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1964 record5–5 (4–3 SWC)
Head coachJohn Bridgers (6th season)
CaptainBobby R. Maples, James W. Rust
Home stadiumBaylor Stadium
← 1963
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Template:1964 Southwest Conference football standings The 1964 Baylor Bears football team represented Baylor University in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1964 college football season. In their sixth season under head coach John Bridgers, the Bears compiled a 5–5 record (4–3 against conference opponents), finished in third place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 176 to 162.[1][2] They played their home games at Baylor Stadium in Waco, Texas.

The team's statistical leaders included Terry Southall with 1,623 passing yards, Tom Davies with 401 rushing yards, and Larry Elkins with 851 receiving yards and 42 points scored.[3] Bobby R. Maples and James W. Rust were the team captains.[2]


September 24at No. 7 Washington*L 14–35
October 3Oregon State*L 6–13
October 10at No. 9 ArkansasL 6–17
October 17Texas Tech
W 28–10
October 24Texas A&M
W 20–16
October 31at TCUL 14–17
November 7No. 6 Texas
  • Baylor Stadium
  • Waco, TX
L 14–20
November 14at Kentucky*
W 17–15
November 21at SMUW 16–13
November 28Rice
  • Baylor Stadium
  • Waco, TX
W 27–20
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game