1940 Connecticut Huskies football team

American college football team season

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1940 Connecticut Huskies football
ConferenceNew England Conference
Record4–4 (1–2 New England)
Head coach
Home stadiumGardner Dow Athletic Fields
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →
1940 New England Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
New Hampshire $ 2 0 0 5 3 0
Rhode Island State 2 1 0 5 3 0
Connecticut 1 2 0 4 4 0
Maine 1 2 0 1 6 0
Northeastern 0 1 0 2 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1940 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1940 college football season. The Huskies were led by seventh-year head coach J. Orlean Christian and completed the season with a record of 4–4.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 27Coast Guard*
W 10–9
October 5Massachusetts State*
W 13–0
October 12Wesleyan*
  • Gardner Dow Athletic Fields
  • Storrs, CT
W 6–0
October 19at MaineOrono, MEW 13–6
October 26Buffalo*
  • Gardner Dow Athletic Fields
  • Storrs, CT
L 6–7
November 2at Rutgers*L 7–45
November 9Rhode Island State
  • Gardner Dow Athletic Fields
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
L 12–13
November 16at New HampshireL 0–9
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 120. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2015. Retrieved 16 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 16 January 2016.
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