1955 Missouri Tigers football
ConferenceBig Seven Conference
Record1–9 (1–5 Big 7)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1954
1956 →
1955 Big Seven Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 1 Oklahoma $ 6 0 0 11 0 0
Nebraska 5 1 0 5 5 0
Colorado 3 3 0 6 4 0
Kansas State 3 3 0 4 6 0
Kansas 1 4 1 3 6 1
Iowa State 1 4 1 1 7 1
Missouri 1 5 0 1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1955 Missouri Tigers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Missouri in the Big Seven Conference (Big 7) during the 1955 college football season. The team compiled a 1–9 record (1–5 against Big 7 opponents), finished in a tie for seventh place in the Big 7, and was outscored by its opponents by a combined total of 192 to 92. Don Faurot was the head coach for the 18th of 19 seasons.[1][2] The team played its home games at Memorial Stadium in Columbia, Missouri.

The team's statistical leaders included Loyd Roll with 432 rushing yards, Dave Doane with 774 passing yards and 709 yards of total offense, Harold Burnine with 594 receiving yards, and Jim Hunter and Joe Wynn, each with 18 points scored.[3]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 17No. 5 Maryland*L 12–13
September 24at No. 4 Michigan*L 7–42
October 1Utah*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbia, MO
L 14–20
October 7at SMU*L 6–13
October 15at Iowa StateL 14–20
October 22Nebraska
L 12–18
October 29at ColoradoW 20–12
November 5No. 2 Oklahoma
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbia, MO (rivalry)
L 0–20 32,289[4][5]
November 12Kansas State
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbia, MO
L 0–21
November 19at KansasL 7–13
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. ^ "1955 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.
  4. ^ "1955 OU Football Season Schedule - SoonerStats - Historical scores, records, and stats for Oklahoma Sooners football, basketball, baseball, and softball".
  5. ^ "Sooners Slap Mizzou 20-0 To Run Longest Winning Streak to 26: 51st Big Seven Victory Features Rough Tackling". The Norman Transcript. November 6, 1955. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.