1966 Arkansas Razorbacks football team
The 1966 Arkansas Razorbacks football team represented the University of Arkansas in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1966 college football season. In their ninth year under head coach Frank Broyles, the Razorbacks compiled an 8–2 record (5–2 against SWC opponents), finished in a tie for second place in the SWC, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 218 to 73.
|1966 Arkansas Razorbacks football|
|1966 record||8–2 (5–2 SWC)|
|Head coach||Frank Broyles (9th season)|
|Home stadium||Razorback Stadium|
War Memorial Stadium
|1966 Southwest Conference football standings|
|No. 10 SMU $||6||–||1||–||0||8||–||3||–||0|
Rankings from AP Poll
Arkansas defensive tackle Loyd Phillips and defensive back Martine Bercher were selected as first-team players on the 1965 College Football All-America Team. Phillips finished ninth in the Heisman Trophy voting and won the Outland Trophy, awarded to the best interior lineman in the land. Bercher gained an average of 15.5 yards per punt return, the fifth-best mark in the nation. The Arkansas defense gave up the seventh-lowest point total per game, 7.3.
|September 17||Oklahoma State*||No. 5||W 14–10|
|September 24||Tulsa*||No. 6||W 27–8|
|October 1||at TCU||No. 7||W 21–0|
|October 8||Baylor||No. 9||L 0–7|
|October 15||at Texas||W 12–7|
|October 22||Wichita State*||W 40–0|
|October 29||at Texas A&M||No. 9||W 34–0|
|November 5||Rice||No. 8||W 31–20|
|November 12||SMU||No. 6||W 22–0|
|November 19||at Texas Tech||No. 6||L 16–21|
Arkansas' third consecutive victory over Texas.
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