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1985 Baylor Bears football
Liberty Bowl champion
Liberty Bowl, W 21–7 vs. LSU
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 15
APNo. 17
1985 record9–3 (6–2 SWC)
Head coachGrant Teaff (14th season)
Home stadiumBaylor Stadium
Seasons
← 1984
1986 →
1985 Southwest Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Texas A&M 7 1 0     10 2 0
#12 Arkansas 6 2 0     10 2 0
#17 Baylor 6 2 0     9 3 0
Texas 6 2 0     8 4 0
SMU 5 3 0     6 5 0
Houston 3 5 0     4 7 0
Rice 2 6 0     3 8 0
Texas Tech 1 7 0     4 7 0
TCU 0 8 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1985 Baylor Bears football team represented the Baylor University in the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Bears finished the season second in the Southwest Conference to Texas A&M, although Baylor won the head-to-head matchup with the Aggies that season. A highlight of the season included a win at USC in week 3 when the Trojans were ranked in the top 5.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 7Wyoming*W 39–1832,000
September 14at No. 18 Georgia*WTBSL 14–1777,190
September 21at No. 3 USC*W 20–1352,544
September 28Texas Tech
RaycomW 31–036,500
October 5at HoustonNo. 19HSEW 24–2125,787
October 12at No. 16 SMUNo. 19W 21–1442,112
October 19Texas A&MNo. 14
W 20–1548,756
October 26TCUdaggerNo. 13
W 45–042,500
November 9at No. 10 ArkansasNo. 8ABCL 14–2054,684
November 16RiceNo. 17
  • Baylor Stadium
  • Waco, TX
W 34–1030,250
November 23at TexasNo. 15RaycomL 10–1778,912
December 27vs. LSU*MizlouW 21–740,186
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game

RosterEdit

1985 Baylor Bears football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
C 51 Adickes, JohnJohn Adickes Jr
QB 14 Carlson, CodyCody Carlson Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 57 Berry, RayRay Berry Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

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