1939 Vanderbilt Commodores football team

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1939 Vanderbilt Commodores football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1939 record 2–7–1 (1–6 SEC)
Head coach Ray Morrison (5th year of 2nd stint; 6th overall season)
Captain Raymond Andrus
Home stadium Dudley Field
Seasons
← 1938
1940 →
1939 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 Tennessee + 6 0 0     10 1 0
No. 16 Georgia Tech + 6 0 0     8 2 0
No. 5 Tulane + 5 0 0     8 1 1
Mississippi State 3 2 0     8 2 0
Ole Miss 2 2 0     7 2 0
Kentucky 2 2 1     6 2 1
Auburn 3 3 1     5 5 1
Alabama 2 3 1     5 3 1
Georgia 1 3 0     5 6 0
LSU 1 5 0     4 5 0
Vanderbilt 1 6 0     2 7 1
Florida 0 3 1     5 5 1
Sewanee 0 3 0     3 5 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1939 Vanderbilt Commodores football team represented Vanderbilt University during the 1939 college football season. The Commodores were led by Ray Morrison, who served in the fifth season of his second stint, and sixth overall, as head coach. Members of the Southeastern Conference, Vanderbilt went 2–7–1 overall and 1–6 in conference play. The Commodores played their six home games at Dudley Field in Nashville, Tennessee. On October 7, Kentucky defeated Vanderbilt 13–21 for the 100th loss in the schools football program.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 23 Tennessee Tech* Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee T 13–13  
September 30 at Rice* Rice FieldHouston, Texas W 13–12  
October 7 Kentucky Dudley Field • Nashville, Tennessee (Rivalry) L 13–21  
October 14 VMI Dudley Field • Nashville, Tennessee L 13–20  
October 21 Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta L 6–14  
October 28 at LSU Dudley Field • Nashville, Tennessee L 6–12  
November 4 vs. Ole Miss Memphis, Tennessee (Rivalry) L 7–14  
November 11 vs. Sewanee Dudley Field • Nashville, Tennessee (Rivalry) W 25–7  
November 18 at No. 1 Tennessee Shields–Watkins FieldKnoxville, Tennessee (Rivalry) L 0–13  
November 30 Alabama Dudley Field • Nashville, Tennessee L 0–39  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coaching Records Game by Game: Ray Morrison 1939". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved September 3, 2014.