1952 West Texas State Buffaloes football team

The 1952 West Texas State Buffaloes football team represented West Texas State College—now known as West Texas A&M University—as a member of the Border Conference during the 1952 college football season. Led by ninth-year head coach Frank Kimbrough, the Buffaloes compiled an overall record of 3–6 with a mark of 1–4 in conference play, placing seventh the Border Conference.[1]

1952 West Texas State Buffaloes football
ConferenceBorder Conference
Record3–6 (1–4 Border)
Head coach
Home stadiumBuffalo Stadium
Seasons
← 1951
1953 →
1952 Border Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Arizona State $ 4 0 0 6 3 0
Texas Tech 2 1 1 3 7 1
Arizona 3 2 0 6 4 0
Hardin–Simmons 2 2 1 5 3 2
Texas Western 2 3 1 5 5 1
New Mexico A&M 1 2 1 2 6 1
West Texas State 1 4 0 3 6 0
Arizona State–Flagstaff 0 1 0 3 4 0
  • $ – Conference champion

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 208:00 p.m.at Texas TechL 7–4815,500[2][3]
September 27vs. McMurry*
W 19–66,000[4][5]
October 11New Mexico A&M
W 45–7[6]
October 189:00 p.m.at Arizona StateL 14–4813,000[7][8]
October 25Abilene Christian*
  • Buffalo Stadium
  • Canyon, TX
W 20–184,000[9]
November 8Midwestern (TX)*
  • Buffalo Stadium
  • Canyon, TX
L 13–211,200[10][11]
November 15at Trinity (TX)*San Antonio, TXL 6–39[12]
November 222:00 p.m.at Hardin–Simmons
L 6–25[13][14]
November 27at Texas WesternL 7–316,000[15][16]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2020 Buff Football Media Guide" (PDF). Canyon, Texas: West Texas A&M University. p. 55. Retrieved February 8, 2022.
  2. ^ Kelly, Joe (September 20, 1952). "West Texas State Buffaloes To Invade Jones Stadium". Lubbock Morning Avalanche. Lubbock, Texas. p. 12. Retrieved February 9, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  3. ^ Gates, Art (September 21, 1952). "Red Raiders Pulverize West Texas State , 48-7". Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. Lubbock, Texas. p. 17. Retrieved February 9, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  4. ^ "McM, West Texas Try for Comeback". Abilene Reporter-News. Abilene, Texas. September 27, 1952. p. 7A. Retrieved February 8, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  5. ^ Parris, Collier (September 28, 1952). "Long Buffalo Gallops Defeat Indians, 19-6". Abilene Reporter-News. Abilene, Texas. p. 1D. Retrieved February 8, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  6. ^ "West Texas Slaps Aggies". Arizona Republic. Phoenix, Arizona. Associated Press. October 12, 1952. p. 85. Retrieved February 8, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  7. ^ Smith, Dean (October 18, 1952). "Lighter Devils, Buffs Go Tonight". Arizona Republic. Phoenix, Arizona. p. 21. Retrieved February 8, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  8. ^ Smith, Dean (October 19, 1952). "Devils Rout Buffs". Arizona Republic. Phoenix, Arizona. p. 4. Retrieved February 8, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  9. ^ Oliver, Don (October 26, 1952). "Fumbling ACC Wildcats Bow to Buffaloes, 20-18". Abilene Reporter-News. Abilene, Texas. p. 1D. Retrieved February 8, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  10. ^ Worsham, Bud (November 9, 1952). "Midwestern Upsets West Texas State, 21 to 13". Wichita Daily Times. Wichita Falls, Texas. p. 1B. Retrieved February 8, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  11. ^ Worsham, Bud (November 9, 1952). "Midwestern—(continued)". Wichita Daily Times. Wichita Falls, Texas. p. 4B. Retrieved February 8, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  12. ^ "Trinity Pounds Buffs". Arizona Daily Star. Tucson, Arizona. Associated Press. November 16, 1952. p. C1. Retrieved February 8, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  13. ^ Oliver, Don (November 22, 1952). "Pokes End Schedule With Buffs Today". Abilene Reporter-News. Abilene, Texas. p. 7A. Retrieved February 8, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  14. ^ Oliver, Don (November 23, 1952). "Andrews Paces H-SU By West Texas, 25-6". Abilene Reporter-News. Abilene, Texas. p. 1D. Retrieved February 8, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  15. ^ Whitlock, Chuck (November 28, 1952). "TW Mines Post 31-7 Win Over West Texas". El Paso Times. El Paso, Texas. p. 1. Retrieved February 8, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  16. ^ Whitlock, Chuck (November 28, 1952). "Texas Western Scores 31-7 Rout Over West Texas State (continued)". El Paso Times. El Paso, Texas. p. 28. Retrieved February 8, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .