1950 Missouri Tigers football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
Record4–5–1 (3–2–1 Big 7)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1949
1951 →
1950 Big Seven Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 1 Oklahoma $ 6 0 0 10 1 0
No. 17 Nebraska 4 2 0 6 2 1
Missouri 3 2 1 4 5 1
Kansas 3 3 0 6 4 0
Iowa State 2 3 1 3 6 1
Colorado 2 4 0 5 4 1
Kansas State 0 6 0 1 9 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1950 Missouri Tigers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Missouri in the Big Seven Conference (Big 7) during the 1950 college football season. The team compiled a 4–5–1 record (3–2–1 against Big 7 opponents), finished in third place in the Big 7, and was outscored by all opponents by a combined total of 215 to 166. Don Faurot was the head coach for the 13th of 19 seasons.[1][2] The team played its home games at Memorial Stadium in Columbia, Missouri.

The team's statistical leaders included John Glorioso with 503 rushing yards and 769 yards of total offense, Phil Klein with 625 passing yards, Gene Ackerman with 400 receiving yards, and Ed Stephens with 54 points scored.[3]

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 30Clemson*No. 17L 0–34
October 7No. 3 SMU*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbia, MO
L 0–21
October 14at Kansas StateW 28–7
October 21Iowa State
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbia, MO (rivalry)
T 20–20
October 28at Oklahoma A&M*W 27–0
November 4at NebraskaL 34–40
November 11Colorado
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbia, MO
W 21–19
November 18at No. 2 OklahomaL 7–41
November 23Kansas
W 20–6
December 1at No. 14 Miami (FL)*L 9–27
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. ^ "1950 Missouri Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 11, 2016.
  2. ^ "2016 Mizzou Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Missouri. p. 158. Retrieved November 11, 2016.
  3. ^ "2014 Mizzou Football Records Book" (PDF). University of Missouri. pp. 26–27. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 28, 2018. Retrieved November 11, 2016.