1950 Mississippi State Maroons football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Record4–5 (3–4 SEC)
Head coach
Home stadiumScott Field
(capacity: 35,000)
Seasons
← 1949
1951 →
1950 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 7 Kentucky $ 5 1 0 11 1 0
No. 4 Tennessee 4 1 0 11 1 0
No. 16 Alabama 6 2 0 9 2 0
No. 20 Tulane 3 1 1 6 2 1
Georgia Tech 4 2 0 5 6 0
Georgia 3 2 1 6 3 3
Mississippi State 3 4 0 4 5 0
Vanderbilt 3 4 0 7 4 0
LSU 2 3 2 4 5 2
Florida 2 4 0 5 5 0
Ole Miss 1 5 0 5 5 0
Auburn 0 7 0 0 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1950 Mississippi State Maroons football team was an American football team that represented Mississippi State College as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) during the 1950 college football season. In their second year under head coach Arthur Morton, the team compiled an overall record of 4–5, with a mark of 3–4 in conference play, placing seventh in the SEC.[1]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 23Arkansas State*W 67–08,000[2]
September 30No. 4 Tennessee
  • Scott Field
  • Starkville, MS
W 7–0[3]
October 7vs. Baylor*L 7–1420,000[4]
October 14at GeorgiaL 0–2720,000[5]
October 28at AlabamaL 7–1430,000[6]
November 4Auburn
  • Scott Field
  • Starkville, MS
W 27–0[7]
November 11No. 4 Kentucky
  • Scott Field
  • Starkville, MS
L 21–4828,000[8]
November 18at LSUW 13–733,000[9]
December 2at Ole MissL 20–2728,000[10]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. ^ "1950 Mississippi State Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 11, 2022.
  2. ^ "Miss. State wins first game in last eleven contests". The Clarion-Ledger. September 24, 1950. Retrieved February 11, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Mississippi State upsets Tennessee". The Los Angeles Times. October 1, 1950. Retrieved February 11, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Baylor Bears outscores Mississippi State, 14–7". The Paris News. October 8, 1950. Retrieved February 11, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Georgia routs Maroons, 27–0". The Greenville News. October 15, 1950. Retrieved February 11, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Alabama scores late to beat 'Sippi State". The Jackson Sun. October 29, 1950. Retrieved February 11, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Mississippi State flattens Auburn, 27–0". The Commercial Appeal. November 5, 1950. Retrieved February 11, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Babe, 'Tucky romp, 48–21". The Birmingham News. November 12, 1950. Retrieved February 11, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Maroon storm over LSU 13–7 in 'Rockem' win". The Tennessean. November 19, 1950. Retrieved February 11, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Ole Miss outlasts Mississippi starters for 27–20 triumph". The Commercial Appeal. December 3, 1950. Retrieved February 11, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.