1929 Missouri Tigers football
ConferenceBig Six Conference
Record5–2–1 (3–1–1 Big 6)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1928
1930 →
1929 Big Six Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Nebraska $ 3 0 2 4 1 3
Missouri 3 1 1 5 2 1
Kansas State 3 2 0 3 5 0
Oklahoma 2 2 1 3 3 2
Kansas 2 3 0 4 4 0
Iowa State 0 5 0 1 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1929 Missouri Tigers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Missouri in the Big Six Conference (Big 6) during the 1929 college football season. The team compiled a 5–2–1 record (3–1–1 against Big 6 opponents), finished in second place in the Big 6, and outscored opponents by a total of 78 to 28. Gwinn Henry was the head coach for the seventh of nine seasons.[1][2] The team played its home games at Memorial Stadium in Columbia, Missouri.

The team's leading scorer was Russell Dills with 26 points.[3]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 12at Iowa StateW 19–0
October 19Drake*W 20–012,000[4]
October 26Nebraska
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbia, MO
T 7–722,000
November 2Kansas State
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbia, MO
L 6–7
November 9at Washington University*W 6–0
November 16at NYU*L 0–1440,000[5]
November 23at KansasW 7–0
November 28Oklahoma
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbia, MO
W 13–0
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ "1929 Missouri Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 10, 2016.
  2. ^ "2014 Mizzou Football Records Book" (PDF). University of Missouri. p. 40. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 28, 2018. Retrieved March 23, 2019.
  3. ^ 2014 Mizzou Football Records Book, p. 26.
  4. ^ "M.U. Tigers Rout Drake 20 to 0 in First Home Game". The Sedalia, Mo., Democrat. October 20, 1929. p. 6 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Beat Tigers again". The Kansas City Star. November 17, 1929. Retrieved June 20, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.