1931 Missouri Tigers football
ConferenceBig Six Conference
Record2–8 (1–4 Big 6)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1930
1932 →
1931 Big Six Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Nebraska $ 5 0 0 8 2 0
Iowa State 3 1 0 5 3 0
Kansas State 3 2 0 8 2 0
Kansas 1 3 0 5 5 0
Missouri 1 4 0 2 8 0
Oklahoma 1 4 0 4 7 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1931 Missouri Tigers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Missouri in the Big Six Conference (Big 6) during the 1931 college football season. The team compiled a 2–8 record (1–4 against Big 6 opponents), finished in a tie for fifth place in the Big 6, and was outscored by all opponents by a combined total of 183 to 72. Gwinn Henry was the head coach for the ninth of nine seasons.[1][2] The team played its home games at Memorial Stadium in Columbia, Missouri.

The team's leading scorer was George Stuber with 18 points.[3]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 3at Texas*L 0–31[4]
October 10Kansas StateL 7–20[5]
October 17at Colorado*L 7–9[6]
October 24at Iowa StateL 0–20[7]
October 31Nebraska
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbia, MO
L 7–10[8]
November 6at Drake*W 32–20[9]
November 14Oklahoma
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbia, MO
W 7–0[10]
November 21at KansasL 0–14[11]
November 28vs. Temple*L 6–38[12]
December 5at Saint Louis*
L 6–21[13]
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ "1931 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. ^ "Powerful Longhorns defeat Missouri eleven by 31 to 0". Fort Worth Star-Telegram. October 4, 1931. Retrieved June 9, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Kansas Aggies gain victory over Missouri University, 20 to 7". St. Louis Globe-Democrat. October 11, 1931. Retrieved June 9, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Tigers stage strong rally, but are beaten by Colorado, 9 to 7". St. Joseph Gazette. October 18, 1931. Retrieved June 9, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Tigers lack punch and are beaten by Iowa State, 20 to 0". St. Joseph Gazette. October 25, 1931. Retrieved June 9, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Late Missouri rally falls short and Nebraska wins, 10–7". St. Joseph Gazette. November 1, 1931. Retrieved June 9, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Tigers win 32–20". The Kansas City Times. November 7, 1931. Retrieved June 9, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Sooners lose to Missouri Tigers, 7 to 0". Miami News-Record. November 21, 1931. Retrieved June 9, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  11. ^ "Jawhawker powerhouse comes to life to drub Missouri Tigers, 14 to 0". The Parsons Sun. November 22, 1931. Retrieved June 6, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  12. ^ "Romp on Tigers, A great Temple U, eleven passes, smashes and runs to 38 to 6 triumph". The Kansas City Star. November 29, 1931. Retrieved June 9, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  13. ^ "St. Louis trips Missouri, 21–6, in charity game for state championship". The Des Moines Register. December 6, 1931. Retrieved June 9, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.