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1957 Missouri Tigers football team

The 1957 Missouri Tigers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Missouri in the Big Seven Conference (Big 7) during the 1957 NCAA University Division football season. The team compiled a 5–4–1 record (3–3 against Big 7 opponents), finished in a tie for third place in the Big 7, and was outscored by its opponents by a combined total of 157 to 149. Frank Broyles was the head coach for the first and only season.[1][2] The team played its home games at Memorial Stadium in Columbia, Missouri.

1957 Missouri Tigers football
ConferenceBig Seven Conference
1957 record5–4–1 (3–3 Big 7)
Head coachFrank Broyles (1st season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1956
1958 →
1957 Big 7 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Oklahoma $ 6 0 0     10 1 0
Kansas 4 2 0     5 4 1
Colorado 3 3 0     6 3 1
Missouri 3 3 0     5 4 1
Iowa State 2 4 0     4 5 1
Kansas State 2 4 0     3 6 1
Nebraska 1 5 0     1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The team's statistical leaders included Hank Kuhlman with 554 rushing yards, 569 yards of total offense, and 48 points scored, Phil Snowden with 299 passing yards and 567 yards of total offense, and Charley James with 132 receiving yards.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 21at Vanderbilt*T 7–7
September 28Arizona*W 35–13
October 5No. 5 Texas A&M*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbia, MO
L 0–28
October 11at SMU*W 7–6
October 19at Iowa StateW 35–13
October 26Nebraska
W 14–13
November 2at No. 18 ColoradoW 9–6
November 9No. 2 OklahomaNo. 19
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbia, MO (rivalry)
L 14–39
November 16Kansas State
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbia, MO
L 21–23
November 23at KansasL 7–9
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1957 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. Retrieved November 11, 2016.