1940 Cornell Big Red football team

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1940 Cornell Big Red football
Conference Independent
Ranking
AP No. 15
1940 record 6–2
Head coach Carl Snavely (5th season)
Offensive scheme Single-wing
Home stadium Schoellkopf Field
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →

The 1940 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1940 college football season. In their fifth season under head coach Carl Snavely, the Big Red compiled a 6–2 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 201 to 38.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
October 5 Colgate* Schoellkopf FieldIthaca, NY (Rivalry) W 34–0  
October 12 at Army* Michie StadiumWest Point, NY W 45–0  
October 19 Syracuse* No. 1 Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 33–6  
October 26 Ohio State* No. 1 Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 21–7  
November 2 Columbia* No. 1 Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY (Rivalry) W 27–0  
November 9 at Yale* No. 1 Yale BowlNew Haven, CT W 21–0  
November 16 at Dartmouth* No. 2 Memorial FieldHanover, NH L 0–3  
November 23 at No. 12 Penn* No. 5 Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA (Rivalry) L 20–22  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cornell Yearly Results (1935–1939)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 10, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1940 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 10, 2015.