1975 Missouri Tigers football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
Record6–5 (3–4 Big 8)
Head coach
Home stadiumFaurot Field
Seasons
← 1974
1976 →
1975 Big Eight Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 1 Oklahoma + 6 1 0 11 1 0
No. 9 Nebraska + 6 1 0 10 2 0
No. 16 Colorado 5 2 0 9 3 0
Kansas 4 3 0 7 5 0
Missouri 3 4 0 6 5 0
Oklahoma State 3 4 0 7 4 0
Iowa State 1 6 0 4 7 0
Kansas State 0 7 0 3 8 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1975 Missouri Tigers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Missouri in the Big Eight Conference (Big 8) during the 1975 NCAA Division I football season. The team compiled a 6–5 record (3–4 against Big 8 opponents), finished in a tie for fifth place in the Big 8, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 282 to 241. Al Onofrio was the head coach for the fifth of seven seasons.[1][2] The team played its home games at Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri.

The team's statistical leaders included running back Tony Galbreath with 777 rushing yards, quarterback Steve Pisarkiewicz with 1,792 passing yards and 1,732 yards of total offense, wide receiver Henry Marshall with 945 receiving yards, and placekicker Tim Gibbons with 72 points scored.[3]

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 8at No. 2 Alabama*W 20–7
September 20at Illinois*No. 5W 30–20
September 27Wisconsin*No. 5W 27–21
October 4at No. 12 Michigan*No. 5L 7–31
October 11No. 14 Oklahoma StateNo. 12
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
W 41–14
October 18at No. 12 ColoradoNo. 10L 20–31
October 25Kansas StateNo. 15
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
W 35–3
November 1No. 3 NebraskaNo. 12
L 7–30
November 8at Iowa StateNo. 19W 44–14
November 15No. 6 OklahomaNo. 18
L 27–28
November 22at KansasNo. 18L 24–42
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Roster

References

  1. ^ "1975 Missouri Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 12, 2016.
  2. ^ "2016 Mizzou Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Missouri. p. 158. Retrieved November 12, 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 12, 2016.