1942 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football team

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1942 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football
Missouri Valley Conference champion
Sugar Bowl, L 7–14 vs. Tennessee
Conference Missouri Valley Conference
Ranking
AP No. 4
1942 record 10–1 (5–0 MVC)
Head coach Henry Frnka (2nd season)
Home stadium Skelly Field
Seasons
← 1941
1943 →
1942 Missouri Valley Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Tulsa $ 5 0 0     10 1 0
Oklahoma A&M 4 1 0     6 3 1
Washington University 2 3 0     5 5 0
Saint Louis 2 3 0     4 5 0
Creighton 1 4 0     5 4 0
Drake 1 4 0     3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1942 Tulsa Golden Hurricane team represented the University of Tulsa during the 1942 college football season. In their second year under head coach Henry Frnka, the Golden Hurricane compiled a 10–0 record (5–0 against Missouri Valley Conference opponents) in the regular season before losing to Tennessee in the 1943 Sugar Bowl. The team was ranked No. 4 in the final AP Poll.[1] Quarterback Glenn Dobbs was selected as a first-team All-American by the Associated Press, International News Service, Newspaper Enterprise Association, and Newsweek magazine and was later inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentRank#SiteResult
September 27Waco Army Air FieldW 84–0
October 3Oklahoma
  • Skelly Field
  • Tulsa, OK
W 23–0
October 11Randolph Field
  • Skelly Field
  • Tulsa, OK
W 68–0
October 17Washington University
  • Skelly Field
  • Tulsa, OK
W 40–0
October 23at Saint LouisSt. LouisW 41–0
October 30at DrakeNo. 15W 40–0
November 7Oklahoma A&MNo. 12
  • Skelly Field
  • Tulsa, OK
W 34–6
November 14BaylorNo. 9
  • Skelly Field
  • Tulsa, OK
W 24–0
November 21at CreightonNo. 6Omaha, NEW 33–19
November 26ArkansasNo. 6
  • Skelly Field
  • Tulsa, OK
W 40–7
January 1, 1943vs. No. 10 TennesseeNo. 4L 7–14
  • #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1942 Tulsa Golden Hurricane Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 24, 2016.