1940 Duke Blue Devils football team

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1940 Duke Blue Devils football
Conference Southern Conference
Ranking
AP No. 18
1940 record 7–2 (4–1 SoCon)
Head coach Wallace Wade
Assistant coach Ellis Hagler
Assistant coach Herschel Caldwell
Offensive scheme Single-wing
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 1940 Duke Blue Devils football team represented the Duke Blue Devils of Duke University during the 1940 college football season.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Rank Location Result
09/28/1940 VMI Durham, NC W 23-0
10/05/1940 at Tennessee Knoxville, TN L 0-13
10/19/1940 at Colgate Buffalo, NY W 13-0
10/26/1940 at Wake Forest Wake Forest, NC W 23-0
11/02/1940 Georgia Tech No. 18 Durham, NC W 41-7
11/09/1940 Davidson No. 12 Durham, NC W 46-13
11/16/1940 at North Carolina No. 12 Chapel Hill, NC L 3-6
11/23/1940 NC State Durham, NC W 42-6
11/30/1940 Pittsburgh No. 20 Durham, NC W 12-7

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