1940 Washington Huskies football team

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1940 Washington Huskies football
Washington Huskies logo.svg
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
Ranking
AP No. 10
1940 record 7–2 (7–1 PCC)
Head coach Jimmy Phelan (11th season)
Captain Bill Marx
Home stadium Husky Stadium
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →
1940 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 Stanford $ 7 0 0     10 0 0
No. 10 Washington 7 1 0     7 2 0
Oregon State 4 3 1     5 3 1
Washington State 3 4 2     4 4 2
Oregon 3 4 1     4 4 1
California 3 4 0     4 6 0
USC 2 3 2     3 4 2
Montana 1 2 0     4 4 1
UCLA 1 6 0     1 9 0
Idaho 0 4 0     1 7 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1940 Washington Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 1940 college football season. In its 11th season under head coach Jimmy Phelan, the team compiled a 7–2 record, finished in second place in the Pacific Coast Conference, was ranked #10 in the final AP Poll, and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 169 to 54.[1] The Huskies' only two losses came to Minnesota and Stanford teams that were ranked #1 and #2, respectively, in the final AP Poll. Bill Marx was the team captain.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 28 at Minnesota* Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN L 14–19   46000
October 5 Idaho Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA W 21–0   24000
October 12 vs. Oregon Multnomah StadiumPortland, OR W 10–0   31000
October 19 No. 18 Oregon State No. 16 Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA W 19–0   31000
October 26 California No. 16 Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA W 7–6   25000
November 9 at No. 6 Stanford No. 11 Stanford StadiumStanford, CA L 10–20   58000
November 16 USC No. 17 Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA W 14–0   27000
November 23 at UCLA No. 13 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA W 41–0   35000
November 30 Washington State No. 12 Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA (Apple Cup) W 33–9   25000
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Washington Yearly Results (1940-1944)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 14, 2015.