1944 Mississippi State Maroons football team

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1944 Mississippi State Maroons football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1944 record 6–2 (3–2 SEC)
Head coach Allyn McKeen (5th season)
Home stadium Scott Field
(Capacity: 20,000)
Seasons
← 1942
1945 →
1944 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 13 Georgia Tech $ 4 0 0     8 3 0
No. 12 Tennessee 5 0 1     7 1 1
Georgia 4 2 0     7 3 0
Alabama 3 1 2     5 2 2
Mississippi State 3 2 0     6 2 0
LSU 2 3 1     2 5 1
Ole Miss 2 3 0     2 6 0
Tulane 1 2 0     4 3 0
Kentucky 1 5 0     3 6 0
Florida 0 3 0     4 3 0
Auburn 0 4 0     4 4 0
Vanderbilt 0 0 0     3 0 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1944 Mississippi State Maroons football team represented Mississippi State College during the 1944 college football season. The Maroons returned to action after not playing in 1943 due to World War II. Halfback Shorty McWilliams was named the SEC Player of the Year by the Nashville Banner.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
September 30 Jackson Field* Scott FieldStarkville, Mississippi W 41–0  
October 7 Millsaps* Scott FieldStarkville, Mississippi W 56–0  
October 14 Arkansas-Monticello* Scott FieldStarkville, Mississippi W 49–20  
October 21 at LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, Louisiana (Rivalry) W 13–6  
November 4 Kentucky No. 18 Crump StadiumMemphis, Tennessee (Rivalry) W 26–0  
November 11 at Auburn No. 19 Legion FieldBirmingham, Alabama W 26–21  
November 18 at Alabama No. 16 Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, Alabama (Rivalry) L 0–19  
November 25 at Ole Miss Hemingway StadiumOxford, Mississippi (Egg Bowl) L 8–13  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ College Football @ Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved December 26, 2015