1941 Kansas Jayhawks football team

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1941 Kansas Jayhawks football
Conference Big Six Conference
1941 record 3–6 (2–3 Big 6)
Head coach Gwinn Henry (3rd season)
Captain Hub Ulrich
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1940
1942 →
1941 Big 6 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 7 Missouri $ 5 0 0     8 2 0
Nebraska 3 2 0     4 5 0
Oklahoma 3 2 0     6 3 0
Kansas 2 3 0     3 6 0
Kansas State 1 3 1     2 5 2
Iowa State 0 4 1     2 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1941 Kansas Jayhawks football team represented the University of Kansas in the Big Six Conference during the 1941 college football season. In their third season under head coach Gwinn Henry, the Jayhawks compiled a 3–6 record (2–3 against conference opponents), finished in fourth place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 222 to 74.[1][2] They played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas.

The team's statistical leaders included Ray Niblo with 241 rushing yards, Ralph Miller and 657 passing yards, Ray Evans with 235 receiving yards, and Denzel Gibbens with 18 points scored (three touchdowns).[3] Hub Ulrich was the team captain.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1941 Kansas Jayhawks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 21, 2017.
  2. ^ a b 2017 Kansas Football Media Guide, p. 183.
  3. ^ 2017 Kansas Football Media Guide, pp. 127-138.