1940 Clemson Tigers football team

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1940 Clemson Tigers football
SoCon champion
Conference Southern Conference
1940 record 6–2–1 (4–0– SoCon)
Head coach Frank Howard (1st season)
Captain Red Sharpe
Home stadium Riggs Field
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →
1940 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Clemson $ 4 0 0     6 2 1
No. 18 Duke 4 1 0     7 2 0
Wake Forest 4 2 0     7 3 0
William & Mary 2 1 1     6 2 1
North Carolina 3 2 0     6 4 0
Richmond 3 2 0     7 3 0
VMI 3 2 1     7 2 1
Furman 4 3 0     5 4 0
Washington and Lee 1 1 1     2 7 1
VPI 2 3 0     5 5 0
NC State 3 5 0     3 6 0
Maryland 0 1 1     2 6 1
South Carolina 1 3 0     3 6 0
Davidson 1 5 0     5 5 0
The Citadel 0 4 0     4 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The Clemson Tigers represented Clemson College during the 1940 college football season.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 21* Presbyterian Riggs FieldClemson, South Carolina W 38–0
September 28* Wofford Riggs Field • Clemson, South Carolina W 26–0
October 5 vs. NC State American Legion Memorial StadiumCharlotte, North Carolina (Textile Bowl) W 26–7
October 12 Wake Forest Riggs Field • Clemson, South Carolina W 39–0
October 24 at South Carolina #13 Columbia Municipal StadiumColumbia, South Carolina (Big Thursday) W 21–13
November 2* at Tulane #10 Tulane StadiumNew Orleans L 0–13
November 9* at Auburn Auburn StadiumAuburn, Alabama (Rivalry) L 7–21
November 16* at Southwestern Presbyterian Crump StadiumMemphis, Tennessee T 12–12
November 23 at Furman Sirrine StadiumGreenville, South Carolina W 13–7
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 Media Guide" (PDF). clemsontigers.com. Clemson Athletics. 2016. pp. 200–208. Retrieved June 23, 2017.