1985 Missouri Tigers football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
Record1–10 (1–6 Big 8)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorBill Meyers (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorJames McKinley (1st season)
Home stadiumFaurot Field
Seasons
← 1984
1986 →
1985 Big Eight Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 1 Oklahoma $ 7 0 0 11 1 0
No. 11 Nebraska 6 1 0 9 3 0
Oklahoma State 4 3 0 8 4 0
Colorado 4 3 0 7 5 0
Iowa State 3 4 0 5 6 0
Kansas 2 5 0 6 6 0
Kansas State 1 6 0 1 10 0
Missouri 1 6 0 1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1985 Missouri Tigers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Missouri in the Big Eight Conference (Big 8) during the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team compiled a 1–10 record (1–6 against Big 8 opponents), finished in a tie for last place in the Big 8, and was outscored by opponents by a combined total of 342 to 206. Woody Widenhofer was the head coach for the first of four seasons.[1][2] The team played its home games at Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri.

The team's statistical leaders included Darrell Wallace with 1,120 rushing yards, Marlon Adler with 1,258 passing yards, and Herbert Johnson with 806 receiving yards.[3][4]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 14Northwestern*L 23–27
September 21at Texas*L 17–21
September 28Indiana*
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
L 17–36
October 5California*
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
L 32–39
October 12at ColoradoL 7–38
October 19No. 7 Nebraska
L 20–28
October 26Kansas State
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
L 17–20
November 2at Iowa StateW 28–27
November 9No. 7 Oklahoma
L 6–51
November 16No. 10 Oklahoma State
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
L 19–21
November 23at KansasL 20–34
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. ^ "1985 Missouri Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 15, 2016.
  2. ^ "2016 Mizzou Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Missouri. p. 158. Retrieved December 15, 2016.
  3. ^ "2014 Mizzou Football Records Book" (PDF). University of Missouri. pp. 26–27. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 28, 2018. Retrieved December 15, 2016.
  4. ^ "1985 Missouri Tigers Statistics". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 15, 2016.