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1955 Southwest Conference Year Summary

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Record: 37-31-3, .542 W-L% (3rd of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 11.37 (1st of 11) ▪ SOS: 9.23 (1st of 11)

Conference Champion: Texas Christian

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Rice and Southern Methodist)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Texas A&M and Texas Christian)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Texas Christian 9 2 0 .818 5 1 0 .833 27.8 9.5 22.19 7.37
Texas A&M 7 2 1 .750 4 1 1 .750 16.0 8.9 16.74 9.94
Texas 5 5 0 .500 4 2 0 .667 18.9 21.2 11.18 12.08
Arkansas 5 4 1 .550 3 2 1 .583 12.6 11.4 9.82 8.62
Baylor 5 5 0 .500 2 4 0 .333 14.6 14.3 7.87 8.27
Southern Methodist 4 6 0 .400 2 4 0 .333 11.8 11.5 9.04 9.44
Rice 2 7 1 .250 0 6 0 .000 11.0 17.9 2.77 8.87

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/19 9/26 10/3 10/10 10/17 10/24 10/31 11/7 11/14 11/21 Final
Texas Christian     10 8 7 18 14 10 8 7 7 6
Texas A&M         19 12 11 12 9 8 8 17
Arkansas   17                    
Baylor   18 20     16            
Rice 11 13 11   15              
Southern Methodist 16                      

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1956-01-02 Cotton Bowl Mississippi 14 Texas Christian 13 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)