1959 Arkansas Razorbacks football team
|1959 Arkansas Razorbacks football|
Southwest Conference co-champion
|1959 record||9–2 (5–1 SWC)|
|Head coach||Frank Broyles (2nd year)|
War Memorial Stadium
|1959 Southwest Conference football standings|
|#9 Arkansas +||5||–||1||–||0||9||–||2||–||0|
|#4 Texas +||5||–||1||–||0||9||–||2||–||0|
|#7 TCU +||5||–||1||–||0||8||–||3||–||0|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1959 Arkansas Razorbacks football team represented the University of Arkansas in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1959 college football season. In their second year under head coach Frank Broyles, the Razorbacks compiled a 9–2 record (5–1 against SWC opponents), finished in a tie with Texas for the SWC championship, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 163 to 101. The Razorbacks' only losses came against Texas by a 13–12 score and to Mississippi by a 28–0 score. The team was ranked #9 in both the final AP Poll and the final UPI Coaches Poll and went on to defeat Georgia Tech in the 1960 Gator Bowl by a 14–7 score. Halfback Jim Mooty was selected by the Associated Press as a first-team player on the 1959 All-America Team.
|September 19, 1959||Tulsa*||Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR||W 28–0|
|September 26, 1959||Oklahoma A&M*||War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR||W 13–7|
|October 3, 1959||TCU||Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR||W 3–0|
|October 10, 1959||at Baylor||No. 19||Floyd Casey Stadium • Waco, TX||W 23–7|
|October 17, 1959||No. 3 Texas||No. 12||War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR||L 12–13|
|October 24, 1959||vs. No. 6 Ole Miss*||No. 10||Crump Stadium • Memphis, TN||L 0–28|
|October 31, 1959||Texas A&M||No. 17||Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR (Rivalry)||W 12–7|
|November 7, 1959||at Rice||No. 16||Rice Stadium • Houston, TX||W 14–10|
|November 14, 1959||at SMU||No. 20||Ownby Stadium • Dallas, TX||W 17–14|
|November 21, 1959||Texas Tech*||No. 13||War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR||W 27–8|
|January 2, 1960||vs. Georgia Tech*||No. 9||Gator Bowl • Jacksonville, FL (1960 Gator Bowl)||W 14–7|
|*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.|
- "Arkansas Yearly Results (1955-1959)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 3, 2015.
- "1959 Arkansas Razorbacks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 1, 2015.
- "Cannon Is Named All America For Second Time". Daytona Beach Morning Journal. December 4, 1959. p. 10.