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1972 Arkansas Razorbacks football team

The 1972 Arkansas Razorbacks football team represented the University of Arkansas in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1972 NCAA University Division football season. In their 15th year under head coach Frank Broyles, the Razorbacks compiled a 6–5 record (3–5 against SWC opponents), finished in a tie for fourth place in the SWC, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 228 to 227.[1][2]

1972 Arkansas Razorbacks football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1972 record6–5 (3–5 SWC)
Head coachFrank Broyles (15th season)
CaptainLouis Campbell, Jim Hodge, Tom Reed, Don Wunderly
Home stadiumRazorback Stadium
War Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1971
1973 →
1972 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Texas $ 7 0 0     10 1 0
Texas Tech 4 3 0     8 4 0
SMU 4 3 0     7 4 0
Arkansas 3 4 0     6 5 0
Rice 3 4 0     5 5 1
Baylor 3 4 0     5 6 0
TCU 2 5 0     5 6 0
Texas A&M 2 5 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 9No. 8 USC*No. 4L 10–3154,461
September 23Oklahoma State*
  • War Memorial Stadium
  • Little Rock, AR
W 24–2354,431
September 30Tulsa*W 21–2040,003
October 7at TCUW 27–1342,558
October 14BaylorNo. 20
  • Razorback Stadium
  • Fayetteville, AR
W 31–2041,670
October 21at No. 15 TexasNo. 17ABCL 15–3580,844
October 28North Texas State*No. 18
  • War Memorial Stadium
  • Little Rock, Arkansas
W 42–1648,735
November 4at Texas A&MNo. 20L 7–1036,770
November 11Rice
  • Razorback Stadium
  • Fayetteville, AR
L 20–2351,475
November 18SMU
  • Razorback Stadium
  • Fayetteville, AR
L 7–2238,342
November 25at Texas TechW 24–1435,375
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

RosterEdit

  • QB Joe Ferguson, Sr.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Arkansas Yearly Results (1970-1974)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 3, 2015.
  2. ^ "1972 Arkansas Razorbacks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 3, 2015.