1937 Mississippi State Maroons football team

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1937 Mississippi State Maroons football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1937 record 5–4–1 (3–2 SEC)
Head coach Ralph Sasse (3rd season)
Home stadium Scott Field
(Capacity: 20,000)
Seasons
← 1936
1938 →
1937 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Alabama $ 6 0 0     9 1 0
No. 8 LSU 5 1 0     9 2 0
Auburn 4 1 2     6 2 3
Vanderbilt 4 2 0     7 2 0
Mississippi State 3 2 0     5 4 1
Georgia Tech 3 2 1     6 3 1
Tennessee 4 3 0     6 3 1
Florida 3 4 0     4 7 0
Tulane 2 3 1     5 4 1
Georgia 1 2 2     6 3 2
Ole Miss 0 4 0     4 5 1
Kentucky 0 5 0     4 6 0
Sewanee 0 6 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1937 Mississippi State Maroons football team represented Mississippi State College during the 1937 college football season. At the end of the season, popular head coach Ralph Sasse shocked students and fans by resigning after a nervous breakdown.[1][2] Sasse finished 20–10–2 in his three seasons at Mississippi State.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
September 25 Delta State* Scott FieldStarkville, Mississippi W 39–0  
October 2 Howard* Scott FieldStarkville, Mississippi W 38–0  
October 9 at Texas A&M* Tyler, Texas L 0–14  
October 16 at Auburn Legion FieldBirmingham, Alabama L 7–33  
October 23 Florida Scott FieldStarkville, Mississippi W 14–13  
October 30 at Centenary* Centenary College Stadium • Shreveport, Louisiana T 0–0  
November 6 at No. 18 LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, Louisiana (Rivalry) L 0–41  
November 12 Sewanee Scott FieldStarkville, Mississippi W 12–0  
November 25 at Ole Miss Hemingway StadiumOxford, Mississippi (Egg Bowl) W 9–7  
December 4 Duquesne* Scott FieldStarkville, Mississippi L 0–9  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ cristilmethod. "12 Days of MSU History for Christmas, Day 7: MSU takes down Army in 1935". For Whom the Cowbell Tolls. SB Nation. 
  2. ^ "Sasse Confined to Home After Giving Up Post". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Associated Press. November 11, 1937. Retrieved February 11, 2011. 
  3. ^ College Football @ Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved December 26, 2015