1940 TCU Horned Frogs football team

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1940 TCU Horned Frogs football
Conference Southwest Conference
1940 record 3–7 (2–4 SWC)
Head coach Dutch Meyer (7th season)
Home stadium Amon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 22,000)
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →
1940 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Texas A&M 5 1 0     9 1 0
No. 16 SMU 5 1 0     8 1 1
Texas 4 2 0     8 2 0
Rice 4 2 0     7 3 0
TCU 2 4 0     3 7 0
Arkansas 1 5 0     4 6 0
Baylor 0 6 0     4 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1940 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1940 college football season. The Horned Frogs finished the season 3–7 overall and 2–4 in the Southwest Conference. The team was coached by Dutch Meyer in his seventh year as head coach. The Frogs played their home games in Amon G. Carter Stadium, which is located on campus in Fort Worth, Texas.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 28 Centenary (LA)* Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX W 41–6   -
October 5 Arkansas Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX W 20–0   -
October 12 at North Carolina* Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC L 14–21   -
October 19 at No. 2 Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX L 7–21   -
October 26 at Tulsa* Skelly FieldTulsa, OK W 0–7   -
November 2 Baylor Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX (The Revivalry) W 14–12   -
November 9 at Detroit Mercy* University of Detroit StadiumDetroit, MI L 0–3   -
November 16 Texas Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX L 14–21   -
November 23 at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX L 6–14   -
November 30 at SMU Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Battle for the Iron Skillet) L 0–16   -
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1940 TCU Horned Frogs". Retrieved 10 August 2016.