1939 Syracuse Orangemen football team

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1939 Syracuse Orangemen football
Conference Independent
1939 record 3–3–2
Head coach Ossie Solem (3rd season)
Captain Duffy Daugherty & William Hoffman[1]
Home stadium Archbold Stadium
Seasons
← 1938
1940 →

The 1939 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University in the 1939 college football season. The Orangemen were led by third-year head coach Ossie Solem and played their home games at Archbold Stadium in Syracuse, New York, the team was co-captained by guard Hugh "Duffy" Daugherty, who would later become a Hall-of-Fame-inducted coach at Michigan State.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 29 Clarkson Archbold StadiumSyracuse, NY W 12–0   15,000
October 7 at Cornell Schoellkopf FieldIthaca, NY L 6–19   24,000
October 14 Georgetown Archbold Stadium • Syracuse, NY T 13–13   15,000
October 21 at No. 13 Duke Duke StadiumDurham, NC L 6–33   25,000
October 28 Penn State Archbold Stadium • Syracuse, NY (Rivalry) T 6–6   16,000
November 4 Michigan State Archbold Stadium • Syracuse, NY L 3–14   16,000
November 18 Colgate Archbold Stadium • Syracuse, NY (Rivalry) W 7–0   28,000
November 30 at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD W 10–7   5,000
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time.

Sources:[2][1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2017 Syracuse football media guide. pg. 147.
  2. ^ "1939 Syracuse Orange Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 1, 2018.