1945 Rutgers Queensmen football team

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1945 Rutgers Queensmen football
Rutgers athletics logo.png
Middle Three champion
Conference Middle Three Conference
1945 record 5–2 (2–0 Middle Three)
Head coach Harry Rockafeller (8th season)
Home stadium Rutgers Stadium
Seasons
← 1944
1946 →

The 1945 Rutgers Queensmen football team represented Rutgers University in the 1945 college football season. In their eighth and final season under head coach Harry Rockafeller, the Queensmen compiled a 5–2 record, won the Middle Three Conference championship, and outscored their opponents 140 to 61. The team's only losses came against Swarthmore (6–13) and Princeton (6–14).[1] In November 1945, Rockafeller announced that he would step down as the head coach at the end of the 1945 season.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rutgers Yearly Results (1945-1949)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved June 13, 2016. 
  2. ^ "N.Y.U. Conquered by Rutgers, 13-7: Scarlet Gives Rockafeller, Ending Coaching Career, Victory for Present". The New York Times. November 18, 1945.